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Huge cave found on moon, could house astronauts: Japan scientists

Thursday  17:21,   19 october 2017
AFP

Scientists have discovered a huge moon cave that could one day house a base that would shelter astronauts from dangerous radiation and wild temperature swings.Data taken from Japan's SELENE lunar orbiter has confirmed the existence of the[...]

Facebook's discovery-focused 'Explore Feed' hits the desktop

Thursday  12:27,   19 october 2017
TechCrunch

Facebook's tests of an alternative News Feed dubbed the "Explore" feed are progressing, it seems. Previously available on mobile devices in the main navigation, Facebook's new Explore Feed is now appearing for users on the[...]

How to preorder the iPhone X, starting October 27

Thursday  02:05,   19 october 2017
CNET

It's going to take a bit of luck to score one, but with these tips, the scale should tilt in your favor.It's awesome, but there's one problem: the iPhone X is probably going to be hard to find for awhile and preordering one will require some[...]

Pixel 2 vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Which camera is better?

Wednesday  23:50,   18 october 2017
CNET

The Pixel 2 and the iPhone 8 Plus battle it out to determine which phone's camera does better portraits, landscape selfies and low-light[...]

Lego is finally celebrating the women of NASA with their very own set

Wednesday  22:35,   18 october 2017
Quartz

Some of NASA’s most influential women have finally been immortalized in an iconic toy set. Some of NASA’s most influential women have finally been immortalized in an iconic toy[...]

'South Park: The Fractured But Whole' Game Gets Mad When You Try to Cheat

Wednesday  22:35,   18 october 2017
Rolling Stone

Anyone hoping to cheat their way through South Park: The Fractured But Whole is in for a rude awakening. In fact, the game will call you out for doing it.Early on in the game, your objective is to find a way into Cartman's basement, which requires a [...]

Apple And GE Partner To Bring Industrial Software To The iPhone

Wednesday  22:20,   18 october 2017
Forbes

GE's getting some help from Apple to push its Predix software.A new version of GE’s industrial software, Predix, will soon be available for developers to build apps natively in[...]

5 website development trends that rocked 2017

Wednesday  21:53,   18 october 2017
MSN

Over the recent past, websites have entirely become vital corporate[...]

Report: 88 percent of apps in popular coding language use unsecure parts

Wednesday  20:58,   18 october 2017
The Hill

Nearly nine in 10 web applications written in a popular coding language use out of date open-source components that are now known to have security vulnerabilities, according to the software analysis firm Veracode. Veracode released its "State of[...]

Intel working with Facebook on chips for AI

Wednesday  19:40,   18 october 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

Intel chief Brian Krzanich said Tuesday his company is working on a super-fast chip designed specifically for artificial intelligence.  The chipmaking giant is partnering with Facebook and other internet titans investing heavily in [...]

A bold, desperate push to save Mexico's vaquita porpoise

Wednesday  18:23,   18 october 2017
Los Angeles Times

SAN FELIPE, Mexico - A flotilla of small vessels set off into Mexico's Upper Gulf of California before daybreak on Friday, launching a daring and desperate quest to prevent the extinction of a species. For the next month, biologists,[...]

Google's rolls out new, crazy-secure, email

Wednesday  15:46,   18 october 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

Google on Tuesday rolled out a nasty-complicated but insanely secure version of its Google accounts aimed at "those who need it most," such as journalists, politicians and activists. It's not pretty but stands a good chance of keeping the [...]

In Egypt, archaeologists find part of 4,000-year-old statue

Wednesday  15:26,   18 october 2017
Associated Press

Egypt says archaeologists have discovered the head of a wooden statue, likely belonging to a female regent who ruled the country more than 4,000 years ago. Wednesday's statement by the Antiquities Ministry says the artifact was found in the district [...]

Aerospace firm wants to send an inflatable habitat to orbit the moon

Wednesday  12:26,   18 october 2017
Engadget

Bigelow Aerospace has been working on inflatable space habitats for a while now. This new module, about a third of the size of the ISS itself, is first set to launch to Low Earth Orbit via on a Vulcan 562 rocket that's currently in[...]

Why should you care about the AI chips in Apple and Huawei’s new phones?

Wednesday  11:56,   18 october 2017
MSN

Earlier this year, both Apple and Huawei made a lot of noise about the new processors in their latest phones, touting the inclusion of a game-changing neural engine or neural processing unit specifically designed to handle artificial intelligence[...]