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Astronomers discovery trio of gas giant planets orbiting distant stars

Wednesday  02:01,   18 april 2018
BGR

SpaceX's launch of NASA's exoplanet-hunting TESS satellite may have been delayed, but that's not stopping scientists from using the hardware they already have to make new, otherworldly discoveries. The latest in exoplanet news comes[...]

Rocket Lab just got another leg up on the race to launch tiny satellites

Wednesday  00:21,   18 april 2018
CNN

Space startup Rocket Lab and satellite builder York Space Systems inked a deal aimed at making small satellites launches cheaper and easier.York Space Systems announced Tuesday that it signed a contract with Rocket Lab, a California and New[...]

Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

Tuesday  22:25,   17 april 2018
Associated Press

Scientists say fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth about a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system.Researchers from Switzerland, France and Germany examined diamonds found inside the Almahata [...]

Intel reworks its malware scanner to speed up its processors

Tuesday  21:38,   17 april 2018
Engadget

Turns out integrated GPUs have their uses.TDT includes an "Accelerated Memory Scanning" feature which uses GPU to scan through memory for malware, instead of the CPU. Intel claims this will reduce processor loads from 20 percent to as little as two[...]

Samsung Patents Phone With iPhone X-Style Notch

Tuesday  21:38,   17 april 2018
International Business Times

The patent shows an unnamed Samsung Galaxy phone that features a display notch similar to the one found on the iPhone X.It’s been discovered recently that Samsung has filed a patent for a new smartphone that features an iPhone X-style notch on its[...]

More than 100 parts for NASA's Orion capsule to be 3D printed

Tuesday  21:08,   17 april 2018
Reuters

More than 100 parts for U.S. space agency NASA's deep-space capsule Orion will be made by 3D printers, using technology that experts say will eventually become key to efforts to send humans to Mars. U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin, 3D[...]

U.S. top court rules that Microsoft email privacy dispute is moot

Tuesday  18:34,   17 april 2018
Reuters

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed Microsoft Corp's privacy fight with the Justice Department over whether prosecutors can force technology companies to hand over data stored overseas after Congress passed legislation that resolved the[...]

Facebook points finger at Google and Twitter for data collection

Tuesday  18:34,   17 april 2018
TechCrunch

'Other companies suck in your data too' Facebook explained in many, many words today with a blog post detailing how it gathers information about you from around the web. Facebook product management director David Baser wrote "Twitter,[...]

Apple Is Said to Plan Apple Music-Like News Subscription Service

Tuesday  15:48,   17 april 2018
Bloomberg

Apple Inc. plans to integrate recently acquired magazine app Texture into Apple News and debut its own premium subscription offering, according to people familiar with the matter. The move is part of a broader push by the iPhone maker to generate[...]

The Planet That Took Us Beyond the Solar System

Tuesday  12:16,   17 april 2018
The Atlantic

<p>An unusual discovery in the 1990s paved the way for space telescopes to spot thousands of exoplanets.</p>The discovery of 51 Pegasi b, as it was called, was just the beginning. The astronomy community was witnessing “A Parade of New[...]

The Planet That Took Us Beyond the Solar System

Tuesday  12:16,   17 april 2018
The Atlantic

<p>An unusual discovery in the 1990s paved the way for space telescopes to spot thousands of exoplanets.</p>Load[...]

Google made an AR microscope that can help detect cancer

Tuesday  12:07,   17 april 2018
Engadget

In a talk given today at the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting, Google researchers described a prototype of an augmented reality microscope that could be used to help physicians diagnose patients.&nbsp;The microscope[...]

Google made an AR microscope that can help detect cancer

Tuesday  12:07,   17 april 2018
Engadget

In a talk given today at the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting, Google researchers described a prototype of an augmented reality microscope that could be used to help physicians diagnose patients.&nbsp;The microscope[...]

Scientists hope new enzyme will 'eat' plastic pollution

Tuesday  11:25,   17 april 2018
CNN

Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems. Researchers from Britain's University of Portsmouth and the US Department of Energy's National Renewable[...]

Scientists hope new enzyme will 'eat' plastic pollution

Tuesday  11:25,   17 april 2018
CNN

Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems. Researchers from Britain's University of Portsmouth and the US Department of Energy's National Renewable[...]