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Earliest-known plant fossil discovery pushes back date of advanced life

The history of life on Earth is shrouded in shadow, but we’re slowly shedding more light on where we came from. Now, newly-discovered fossils of what look like red algae discovered in Chitrakoot, India, suggest that multicellular life arose several

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Justice Department reportedly ready to charge 4 hackers in Yahoo breach

 The U.S. Department of Justice is ready to indict four people in the 2013 hack of Yahoo in which data from more than a billion accounts were acquired, according to a Bloomberg report. I’ve reached out to the DOJ for

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Facebook’s new “Town Hall” feature helps you find and contact your government reps

 In Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s nearly 6,000-word manifesto published last month, he laid out a number of global ambitions he had for the social network in the days ahead – including one where its users became more “civically-engaged” and voted more often.

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Electric stand-up PWC loses the noise, keeps the fun

Gasoline-powered stand-up personal water-craft (PWC) aren’t all that popular at the moment, with emissions rules and safety concerns pushing them out of favor. That doesn’t mean there’s not a market for them, though. One solution is to buy used and

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Electric stand-up PWC loses the noise, keeps the fun

Gasoline-powered stand-up personal water-craft (PWC) aren’t all that popular at the moment, with emissions rules and safety concerns pushing them out of favor. That doesn’t mean there’s not a market for them, though. One solution is to buy used and

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Gmail for Android now does money transfers

If you need to transfer money, there’s no lack of options nowadays. Of course you can always use dinosaur-like methods, such as ACH or wire transfers from an old-school bank, but in 2017, there are many apps and services that can

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Windows 10 Creators Update Build 15058 for PC arrives on the Fast ring

The Windows 10 Creators Update is only a matter of weeks away from launch now, and Microsoft is working hard to get the OS ready for release. Preview Build 15055 rolled out to Insiders on the Fast ring last Friday,

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Moto G5 Plus vs. Moto G4 Plus

The latest in Lenovo’s budget Moto G series is launching soon. Is it worth the upgrade over last year’s model? Let’s compare the features and specs of the Moto G5 Plus and Moto G4 Plus. .. Continue Reading Moto G5

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Moto G5 Plus vs. Moto G4 Plus

The latest in Lenovo’s budget Moto G series is launching soon. Is it worth the upgrade over last year’s model? Let’s compare the features and specs of the Moto G5 Plus and Moto G4 Plus. .. Continue Reading Moto G5

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Tech Deals: Get a bonus $10 Newegg credit with purchase of a $100 gift card, plus other great offers

Why pay full price for a new laptop, desktop PC, or Surface Pro 4 tablet, when you can get one for a fraction of the cost? Courtesy of our partners at TechBargains we have yet another selection of superb deals

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Lessons that founders must learn from the CloudPets breach

As a founder and innovator, you can’t help but love the cloud. It’s easy to use, it lets you get projects started quicker, and helps deploy them faster, too. But, as quickly as you can innovate and go to market

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Study: Spiders eat more annually than weight of all human adults

Some larger types might opt for a lizard or even a frog, but the great majority of spiders love to eat insects. We mean really, really love to eat insects. So much so, that the world’s spiders consume somewhere between

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Study: Spiders eat more annually than weight of all human adults

Some larger types might opt for a lizard or even a frog, but the great majority of spiders love to eat insects. We mean really, really love to eat insects. So much so, that the world’s spiders consume somewhere between

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Hayo’s Kinect-like sensor for your home now has an API

 Sometimes I miss the Kinect. It was such a breakthrough device and yet it didn’t go anywhere. But it inspired a lot of entrepreneurs, including the team behind Hayo. This new device lets you set up virtual buttons on a

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Sift raises $1.5 million to unlock your credit cards

 Did you know that your credit cards can do amazing things? Aside from drawing you into crippling debt while forcing you to be part of the vast cycle of economic servitude, credit cards also offer cash-back on purchases, protection on

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Honda demonstrates Africa Twin’s skills at record altitude

Ever since launching the new Africa Twin last year, Honda has unleashed a worldwide promotional offensive, designed to distinguish the touring and off-road attributes that its new adventure bike professes. Its latest endeavour included climbing the world’s highest volcano to

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Honda demonstrates Africa Twin’s skills at record altitude

Ever since launching the new Africa Twin last year, Honda has unleashed a worldwide promotional offensive, designed to distinguish the touring and off-road attributes that its new adventure bike professes. Its latest endeavour included climbing the world’s highest volcano to

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Microsoft Teams rolls out to Office 365 users around the world

As we reported last week, Microsoft is today launching its own business collaboration tool in an effort to fend off the challenge from Slack. Teams is now available to Office 365 users in 181 markets and 19 languages. Where Teams

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Google Chrome’s background tabs now use less power

Chrome isn’t the most energy efficient browser around, but Google has been working hard to make things better. The latest improvement focuses on background tabs, which are now said to use less power. The lower power consumption in background tabs is

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Facebook, Twitter still failing on hate speech in Germany as new law proposed

 Facebook and Twitter have once again been criticized in Germany for failures to promptly remove hate speech being spread via their platforms. Read More Go to Source

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