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Flowing green canopy hides Taiwanese transport hub

A new train station in the Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung will be the centerpiece of a larger transport hub that will boast a huge swathe of new public space and knit together the local area. Kaohsiung Station will cover an

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Facebook is testing social commerce payments in Southeast Asia

 Facebook is expanding its focus on payments with a new trial in Southeast Asia that allows users to pay for products listed on Facebook Pages with just a few clicks. Read More Go to Source

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No more Tinder for under-18s

Tinder is updating its terms of use, preventing people under the age of 18 from using the app. The dating app experimented with allowing teenagers from 13 to 17 to hook up with people from the same age group, but

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ScanFS is a speedy PC file finder

ScanFS is interesting desktop search tool, easy to use but with some unexpected extras. The program starts much like any other search app. Enter a file mask, a starting folder, click Enter to view the results: simple. Your searches can

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Tradeshift raises $75M Series D to expand its invoicing platform to new verticals

 Tradeshift, the San Francisco-based startup that is trying to change the way companies work with outsourced clients, has announced its $75 million Series D round today. Read More Go to Source

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Luxury glass home is tied with a ribbon

Swiss firm Evolution Design recently completed work on a unique glass house dubbed Flexhouse. Built on a challenging plot on the banks of Lake Zurich, it boasts a stunning design, a focus on energy-efficiency, and great views. All it really

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Scientists confirm DNA holds a second layer of information

Everything that makes you you is in your DNA, but a long-time hypothesis suggests that you’re not just a product of the genetic code itself, but also the mechanical cues that determine how that information folds up inside your cells.

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Passwords for 32M Twitter accounts may have been hacked and leaked

 There is yet another hack for users of popular social media sites to worry about. More than 32 million Twitter credentials may have been stolen by hackers and are now being sold on the dark web. LeakedSource, a site with

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Crunch Report | Big Apple App Store Update

Apple App Store is getting a huge and badly needed update, Google Fi Adds US Cellular as one of it partners, Tonsser is looking to discover the soccer star of tomorrow, Job search App Jobr gets acquired by monster.com and

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Mini Clubman All4 Scrambler borrows from the world of bikes

When you think of scramblers, the Mini brand doesn’t necessarily spring to mind. That’s probably because, until now, the word has only been associated with motorbikes, not four-door crossovers. Undeterred by this fact, Mini’s Italian design team has kitted a

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Embedded nanoparticles clear the way for smart glass devices

In a breakthrough new “direct-doping” process, scientists have embedded light-emitting nanoparticles into glass so that it remains almost perfectly transparent, but glows brightly when stimulated by lower frequency light. Able to be molded in almost any shape, and even extruded

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Meet the newest AngelPad startups, and the tech they built to cure business headaches

 Yesterday in San Francisco, AngelPad held its 10th Demo Day, a graduation of sorts for the enterprise startups admitted into and backed by the accelerator. The accelerator, run by husband and wife team Thomas Korte and Carine Magescas, has realized

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Olly has built a breakout brand in a crowded space: Here’s how

 Vitamins and venture capital might not seem like the most natural fit, but a number of related companies has attracted capital from tech investors in recent years, including SmartyPants, which makes a gummy vitamin, and Elysium Health, a supplements company that counts

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Magnetic beads effectively "patch" bowel leakage

Whether you call the condition fecal incontinence or accidental bowel leakage, it still boils down to the same thing – the unintentional loss of stool, due to a damaged or weakened anal sphincter muscle. While non-invasive approaches such as physical

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Apple updates App Store with faster app approvals, improved subscription rates… and search ads

Apple has announced a series of major changes to the App Store including speeding up the app review process to get developers’ product out there faster. This is something that benefits both developers and users, but developers also have improved

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Google welcomes U.S. Cellular to the Project Fi family

One of the most stifling trends in modern times — from a technology standpoint — is the death of unlimited mobile data. Now that customers must monitor how much data they use, it can be argued that progress — especially regarding the

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Landmark Gibraltar station is just the start for Eco Wave Power

Last month, Gizmag was on the ground in Gibraltar as Eco Wave Power (EWP) inaugurated the first ever grid-connected wave power station in Europe. It was a big moment for the company, but only hinted at its plans for the

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CORSAIR unveils Neutron Series XTi SATA SSD with capacities up to 1,920GB

While warm weather is finally here, and many of our days will soon be filled with outdoor activities, the sunshine and fresh air can get a bit tedious. As a computer nerd, I like to balance my trips to the

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People spend less time on social networks

The amount of time people spent in apps of social media networks in the first three months of 2016, in nine major countries in the world, has dropped “dramatically”, a new report by digital market intelligence company SimilarWeb says. Facebook,

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Monster snaps up ‘Tinder for jobs’ app, Jobr

 Monster.com announced this morning it has acquired the San Francisco-based startup Jobr, which had been developing a job-finding app the company described as a Tinder for jobs, thanks to its use of swipe-based gestures. Deal terms were not disclosed, but Jobr

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