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Sketchy Rumor Claims Sapphire-Covered Capacitive Home Button for iPhone 5S

Sitting At Your Desk For Long Periods is a Danger to Your Health

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Sitting At Your Desk For Long Periods is a Danger to Your Health
Apple's CEO: Is the right Cook in the kitchen?

Why censoring social media might mean more-violent protests

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Cutting off access to social media during times of civil unrest might actually lead to more violence than no censorship at all. This is according to two European researchers who built a computer model showing that high levels of censorship (e.g., Hosni Mubarak’s decision to turn off Egypt’s Internet) result...
Why censoring social media might mean more-violent protests

Which is the best tablet for reading?

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Nomad doesn't want an e-reader but he would like to buy a tablet for long hours of reading, particularly PDF files. Which one would be best?Tablets are becoming popular as e-readers, for books, documents, PDFs etc. I'm wondering if there is an ideal screen resolution for long hours of reading...
Which is the best tablet for reading?

'Stalker' aircraft completes first laser-powered outdoor flights

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A rendering of the Stalker unmanned aircraft A small unmanned aircraft used for military intelligence and reconnaissance missions has completed a series of outdoor test flights using power from a ground-based laser beam. The tests, conducted during both day and night, mark the first-ever laser-powered outdoor flight of an unmanned...
'Stalker' aircraft completes first laser-powered outdoor flights

Exercise or Not, Sitting at a Desk All Day Is Bad for You [Health]

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We've been proponents of standing desks and treadputers for some time, but we've also met with plenty of reader skepticism on the subject. The New York Times examines why sitting all day is so bad for you, whether or not you exercise.Based on the results of several recent studies, the...
Exercise or Not, Sitting at a Desk All Day Is Bad for You [Health]

The BeetleCam Project

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William Burrard-Lucas and his brother Matthew are up and coming wildlife photographers from the UK. Their unique approach to wildlife photography involves working as a team to take imaginative and innovative photographs of wild animals. You can find out more about them on their website, Burrard-Lucas Wildlife Photography. In this...
The BeetleCam Project
The Guardian's data journalism is cool, but it takes three months to make

Shivnarine Chanderpaul must move up West Indies order, says Brian Lara

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The West Indies legend says he cannot understand why today's batting hero is not playing in a more pivotal roleFor more than a decade Brian Lara shouldered the burden of leading, and often carrying, the West Indies batting lineup, mostly from the pivotal No3 position and hardly ever from lower...
Shivnarine Chanderpaul must move up West Indies order, says Brian Lara

Why the iPad 3 Retina display changes everything

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In a few moments, Apple CEO Tim Cook will take to the stage in San Francisco and announce the iPad 3, or iPad 2S, or iPad HD. Little is known about the iPad 2′s successor — we can only speculate about its processor, RAM, and cellular radios — except for...
Why the iPad 3 Retina display changes everything

Twitter-owned Posterous finally lets users export their data - will it now close down in 2013?

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When Posterous was bought by Twitter in March, the team behind the blogging platform said it would introduce a system to allow users to export their data from the service “in the coming weeks”. Eight months later, the service finally launched a back-up tool, as announced on its blog. Initially...
Twitter-owned Posterous finally lets users export their data - will it now close down in 2013?

Twitter-owned Posterous finally lets users export their data - will it now close down in 2013?

thenextweb.com
When Posterous was bought by Twitter in March, the team behind the blogging platform said it would introduce a system to allow users to export their data from the service “in the coming weeks”. Eight months later, the service finally launched a back-up tool, as announced on its blog. Initially...
Twitter-owned Posterous finally lets users export their data - will it now close down in 2013?

Hack in the USSR: cybercriminals find haven in .su domain space

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Cybercriminals flock to domain space assigned to former Soviet Union, where they can operate with impunity for long periodsThe Soviet Union disappeared from the map more than two decades ago, but online an "evil empire" is thriving.Security experts say the .su internet suffix assigned to the USSR in 1990 has...
Hack in the USSR: cybercriminals find haven in .su domain space
Apple's and Google's Stock Prices Are Mirror Images

Sources support new iPad mini design claims

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New claims about the design of the iPad mini, including a mockup image, are believed to be an "accurate representation" of the tablet's design, according to iMore. The site says its information is based on several sources, who also indicate that the tablet should be as thin as the iPod...
Sources support new iPad mini design claims

Facebook monetizes users logging out with Logout Experience premium ad placement

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Facebook announced today that Premium ads will be displayed on a new Logout Experience page, immediately after Facebook users log out of Facebook using their desktop web browser. This is part of a significant overhaul of its Premium advertising solution, which is currently being demoed at Facebook’s fMC event in...
Facebook monetizes users logging out with Logout Experience premium ad placement

Time in Space May Alter Astronauts' Genes

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Spending long periods at low gravity may alter genes, suggests a new experiment involving a magnet-powered trick used on Earth to simulate weightlessness in space....
Time in Space May Alter Astronauts' Genes

Sony PlayStation Vita review: Hands-down the best gaming handheld available today

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Sony’s PlayStation Vita has hit Europe, North America, South America and Singapore, marking its second major launch after an impressive but short-lived sales frenzy in Japan. It’s Sony’s second handheld gaming device, following the PSP which debuted some seven years ago, bringing some of the most powerful hardware specs you...
Sony PlayStation Vita review: Hands-down the best gaming handheld available today

Time in Space May Alter Astronauts’ Genes

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Spending long periods at low gravity may alter genes, suggests a new experiment involving a magnet-powered trick used on Earth to simulate weightlessness in space. Subjected to magnetic levitation that generated a gravitational effect similar to that experienced by astronauts orbiting Earth, fruit flies experienced changes in crucial genes....
Time in Space May Alter Astronauts’ Genes
Want to go to Mars? Non-profit mission Mars One is looking for a few good Earthlings

Hands on with AOL Reader, another opportunistic response to Google's RSS vacancy

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While the tech world speculates on what form a rumored Facebook news reader might take, AOL on Monday rolled out a beta version of its Google Reader replacement. AOL Reader joins offerings from Digg and Feedly in the effort to fill the hole left by Google's soon-to-be-shuttered feed reader, which...
Hands on with AOL Reader, another opportunistic response to Google's RSS vacancy
Traders and Techies Still Using Provigil, the 'Viagra for the Brain'

The test card: when a girl and a clown ruled the airwaves

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It's one of the BBC's most iconic images. But who created it, and why?I wouldn't have missed Scooby Doo for the world, but a couple of times a week – during what, in the 1970s, was called Children's Hour – I would sit my portable cassette recorder on a stool...
The test card: when a girl and a clown ruled the airwaves
World first: Chinese scientists teleport data, laying the groundwork for quantum computing -- or interplanetary internet

Quorum lands $11m in Series B funding to help firms combat downtime and hardware failure

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Quorum has announced today that it has raised $11 million in Series B funding in order to ramp up sales, marketing and support for its one-click backup, recover and continuity solutions aimed at small and medium-sized businesses. The round was led by new investor Toba Capital, a venture firm created...
Quorum lands $11m in Series B funding to help firms combat downtime and hardware failure
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