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Google News Sci Tech: Just feel emotions and I'll know it: Mark Zuckerberg - Times of India->


Times of India

Just feel emotions and I'll know it: Mark Zuckerberg
Times of India
NEW YORK: Is it possible for us to be able to directly share emotions, thoughts and sensory feedback with each other, just as we currently share text, photos, and videos through social networks? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes it is possible. In ...
Mark Zuckerberg on how Facebook's AI will be "better than humans"ZDNet
Hawking, Schwarznegger and Huffington quiz Facebook's Mark ZuckerbergThe Australian Financial Review
Schwarzenegger Asked Zuckerberg a VERY Important Question. Read Answer ... NDTV
Inquirer-The Guardian-India Today
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Google News Sci Tech: Meet Your Competitive Edge with the Edge® 520 from Garmin® – the First GPS ... - MarketWatch->


Engadget

Meet Your Competitive Edge with the Edge® 520 from Garmin® – the First GPS ...
MarketWatch
OLATHE, Kan., Jul 01, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. GRMN, -0.11% today announced the Edge 520, the first GPS bike computer with Strava Live Segments. The Edge 520 boasts a myriad of advanced analysis...
Garmin's Varia radar warns cyclists about traffic they can't seeEngadget
Garmin launches bike radar, smart bike lights and new GPS unit with live ... Bicycle Retailer
Strava and Garmin introduce live segment tracking on select devicesvelonews.competitor.com
Pocket-lint.com-Business Wire (press release)-BikeRadar.com
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Google News Sci Tech: Microsoft releases Windows 10 preview with new features including new ... - Business Today->


Business Today

Microsoft releases Windows 10 preview with new features including new ...
Business Today
Microsoft has released a latest preview of Windows 10 along with other new features including Microsoft Edge and Wi-Fi that will come with the platform. The users will have to download Windows 10's latest preview build for PCs, to use the new feature...
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Releases Windows 10 build 10159 with ... Benchmark Monitor
Another day, another preview: Windows 10 build 10159 brings Hero wallpaperInfoWorld
Microsoft accelerates pace with second Windows 10 update in 24 hoursTechRadar
The Register-Firstpost-Economic Times
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Google News Sci Tech: The first flight on Mars might be made by a giant NASA boomerang - Quartz->


Engadget

The first flight on Mars might be made by a giant NASA boomerang
Quartz
Usually when boomerangs are tossed into the air and don't return, there's a problem. But NASA may soon send a boomerang-shaped aircraft to Mars in the hope that it stays there, so that it can check the planet out ahead of an eventual manned mission to ...
Could This Be The First Aeroplane On Mars?Sky News
First Mars Airplane? NASA Develops the Prandtl-mYibada (English Edition)
Nasa's space-age 'boomerang' drone is headed for MarsWired.co.uk
International Business Times UK-The Monitor Daily
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Techdirt: With 'Pregnant Woman Mode,' Chinese Router Maker Begins Marketing To Paranoids->

For more than a decade we've noted that while there's no hard scientific evidence proving that Wi-Fi is a health hazard, that hasn't stopped an endless parade of folks from declaring war on the humble technology. Numerous schools have been sued for trying to install Wi-Fi networks, and some schools have even banned Wi-Fi entirely based on nothing more than a gut feeling. The campaign against Wi-Fi is generally waged by those professing to be "electromagnetically sensitive," even though most provocation trials to date have suggested these individuals can't actually identify when a "harmful" Wi-Fi agent is in the room.

Given that there are now entire towns full of the electromagnetically sensitive, it seems only fitting that some hardware vendors would begin marketing to them. One Chinese router manufacturer by the name of Qihoo has been recently promoting a new router that features a "pregnant woman" mode that the company promises delivers around 70% less radiation than a traditional router (or the device's other settings). The company clearly comes out and says it's basically marketing to paranoids (or, to be more compassionate, individuals with likely undiagnosed psychosomatic illnesses), and isn't basing their claims on any actual science:

"We are targeting people who are afraid of radiation", he said. However, in a statement to South China Morning Post, Qihoo acknowledged that no definitive link has been made between Wi-Fi signals and poor health. "We aren’t scientists. We haven’t done many experiments to prove how much damage the radiation from Wi-Fi can cause. We leave the right of choice to our customers."
They are, however, engineers who are very familiar with the effects of radiation, but the fact that they couldn't be bothered to support the claim with any actual research or data should tell you plenty. Not surprisingly, Qihoo competitor Xiaomi wasn't too impressed with this new product line:

"The so-called pregnancy mode [of Qihoo’s router] is just a marketing tactic. Wi-Fi usage is safe, so please rest assured when using it [Xiaomi’s router]. We firmly oppose, and feel ashamed of, those who create rumours and arouse instability for business purposes."
Qihoo's response? Basically the implication that the company will be proven righteous when the nation's moms begin dropping dead from 802.11n exposure:

"We will wait and see who has a more profound understanding of Wi-Fi routers, me or our competitors."
Lovely. If hard science is going to be an afterthought (or more accurately no thought at all), it seems pretty obvious to me what the next step in wireless router marketing is. We should begin selling routers that promise to magically protect all users' chakras and clogged meridians, while giving the customers' aura and spirit a bright, shiny luster that lesser routers simply can't match.

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Google News Sci Tech: Apple Music: The first reviews are in - Fortune->


Fox News

Apple Music: The first reviews are in
Fortune
Before the launch of its new music streaming service, Apple invited selected journalists to take it for a spin. The reviews we've seen so far. Walt Mossberg, re/code: Rich, Robust — But Confusing. “Would I pay $10 a month — $120 a year — to use it?
How to keep Apple from charging you for Apple MusicCNNMoney
Apple Music, critic's review: 'clunky, fussy, confusing and flawed'Telegraph.co.uk
How to Cancel Apple Music Subscription Auto Renewal if You Don't Want to Use ... NDTV
The Indian Express-Forbes-Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Google News Sci Tech: What does Cookie Monster have to do with iPhone's Siri? Just ask her this ... - Today.com->


Today.com

What does Cookie Monster have to do with iPhone's Siri? Just ask her this ...
Today.com
"Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul may have put his extra second from Tuesday to the best use possible: By alerting his 2.48 million Twitter followers to what happens when you ask iPhone's digital assistant Siri a simple math question.
The best of Siri: 11 funny responses from the iPhone's virtual assistantTelegraph.co.uk
Siri does not like 'ridiculous' math questions!Irish Examiner
Siri gets sassy when you ask to divide zero by zeroWTNH Connecticut News
NBC New York-WSLS-WTSP 10 News
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Google News Sci Tech: Hairy Collins' Monster: New species of armored worm with 72 spikes - Christian Science Monitor->


Christian Science Monitor

Hairy Collins' Monster: New species of armored worm with 72 spikes
Christian Science Monitor
A pristine fossil of the Hairy Collins' Monster, an ancient ancestor of the modern velvet worm, has given researchers insight into how ancient animals fed and protected themselves. By Henry Gass, Staff writer June 30, 2015. Save for later Saved. close.
Scientists Found The Sea 'Monster' Armored Worm in China – Lived 500 Million ... The Standard Daily
Scientists find hairy monster in ChinaTimes LIVE
Scientists Discover Prehistoric Armored Worm Provided With SpikesMid-Day Daily
Vocal Republic-Modern Readers-Times Gazette
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Google News Sci Tech: Sprint's new “All-In” phone plans are a terrible deal for mobile video - ExtremeTech->


ExtremeTech

Sprint's new “All-In” phone plans are a terrible deal for mobile video
ExtremeTech
Sprint announced a new comprehensive “all-in” plan today that delivers you a phone, unlimited data, unlimited talk, and unlimited texting, all for just $80 a month. That price includes a $20 per-month phone surcharge (you return the device at the end ...
David Beckham nearly starts a riot in his Sprint's All-In phone plan commercialDaily Mail
Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) Ended Throttling Speeds Following New Net ... Benchmark Monitor
Sprint ends throttling policy, settles cramming charges (S)Seeking Alpha
CIO Today-Northern Californian
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Google News Sci Tech: Facebook to give video advertisers first nine seconds free - Times LIVE->


Times LIVE

Facebook to give video advertisers first nine seconds free
Times LIVE
Facebook is giving advertisers the option to pay for video ads only if users view them for at least 10 seconds, as the social media company faces pressure over how it charges for ads. These flatworms stab themselves in their heads with their penises to...
Can Facebook Inc Video Pose Serious Competition To Google Inc YouTube?Business Finance News
Facebook's Video Ads Have Option to Pay After 10 Seconds of ViewingThe SEM Post
Facebook's News Feed will now show you more videos based on how you ... IBNLive
New York Times-Empire State Tribune-Northern Californian
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Google News Sci Tech: How to keep Apple from charging you for Apple Music - CNNMoney->


CNNMoney

How to keep Apple from charging you for Apple Music
CNNMoney
Are you interested in Apple Music but worried about unwanted charges on your credit card? Here's how to turn off auto renew. And, while you're at it, you can learn a couple other Apple Music tricks -- all for free! Turn off auto-renew. To sign up for ...
Apple Music, critic's review: 'clunky, fussy, confusing and flawed'Telegraph.co.uk
Apple launches iOS 8.4 Music app: 8 power pointsFinancial Express
How to Cancel Apple Music Subscription Auto Renewal if You Don't Want to Use ... NDTV
The Indian Express-Wall Street Journal (blog)-The Guardian
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Google News Sci Tech: Scientists Found The Sea 'Monster' Armored Worm in China – Lived 500 Million ... - The Standard Daily->


The Standard Daily

Scientists Found The Sea 'Monster' Armored Worm in China – Lived 500 Million ...
The Standard Daily
Armored Worm A study in China revealed that a deadly sea 'monster', who had 30 legs – which helped in protection and capturing food, once lived 500 million years ago in the ancient oceans of early Cambrian period, which is now known as China.
Scientists find hairy monster in ChinaTimes LIVE
Scientists Discover Prehistoric Armored Worm Provided With SpikesMid-Day Daily
The Hairy Collins' Monster - Prehistoric Armored Worm Had 72 Spikes for ... Modern Readers
Vocal Republic-Times Gazette-Echo Examiner
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