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Friday, 15th September 2017

Tech as it broke

Astronomy photographer of the year winners announced (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:01:46 +0100

NASA's 'Gravity map' of Mars suggests the crust is porous (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:02:10 +0100

Experts compile list of out-of-use English words (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:06:18 +0100

Ancient amphibians had mouthful of teeth (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:10:03 +0100

Oracle's Bet on Cloud Computing Drives Growth (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 19:12:09 EDT

The Second-Class Office Workers (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 19:14:14 EDT

Interstellar ice could shed light on the birth of DNA (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:14:46 +0100

Instagram secrets (BBC) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:18:03 GMT

Cassini: Saturn 'death dive' spacecraft in numbers (BBC) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:24:07 GMT

Facebook to Open AI Center in Montreal (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 19:25:58 EDT

Japan's SoftBank Wants Big Chunk of Uber, But at Steep Discount (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 19:26:41 EDT

Google Sued by 3 Female Ex-Employees Who Say It Pays Women Less Than Men (New York Times - Paywall) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:35:09 GMT

Samsung's New $300 Million Fund Bets on Automotive Innovation (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 19:45:55 EDT


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NASA images capture Curiosity rover's 20-story climb (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:09:08 +0100

Hubble spots 'pitch black' planet so hot it eats light (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:10:16 +0100

Google purges malicious Android apps (CBS News) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:10:38 -0400

Summer growing longer in waters off New England, scientists say (CBS News) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:16:15 -0400

DNA nanobot can deliver medicine in the human bloodstream (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:27:01 +0100

Champagne is perfect when white smoke comes after opening (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:28:19 +0100

Maurice Bluestein, Who Modernized the Wind Chill Index, Dies at 76 (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:35:47 GMT

Cassini begins sending in its final photos of Saturn (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:40:46 +0100

Ford admits role in car seat costume 'driverless' stunt (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:47:29 +0100


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Ash tree species pushed to brink of extinction (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:02:52 +0100

Murderer Paul Dyson was betrayed by victim's fingernails (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:06:22 +0100

Alphabet in Talks to Invest About $1 Billion in Lyft (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 21:11:57 EDT

Alphabet, Google's parent company, reportedly in talks to invest $1 billion in Lyft (Los Angeles Times) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:20:00 PDT

Cassini: Saturn probe heads towards destruction (BBC) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:24:18 GMT

Facebook used anti-Semitic ad categories, report says (Fox News) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:30:00 GMT

SpaceX releases blooper reel' of failed rocket landings (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:30:11 +0100

The Shkreli Syndrome: Youthful Trouble, Tech Success, Then a Fall (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:36:59 GMT

Hyperloop One reveals 10 potential routes around the world (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:45:14 +0100


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Horrors! Millennials Use Tracking Apps to Turn Tables on Mom and Dad (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 22:03:03 EDT

How to Get Amazon to Move to Your Town (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 22:49:40 EDT


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Watch live as NASA's Cassini spacecraft says goodbye from 900 million miles away (Los Angeles Times) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:00:00 PDT

Cassini Sends Final Images as It Plunges Toward Saturn (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 03:02:11 GMT

Report: Facebook allowed ads to target "Jew haters" (CBS News) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:33:54 -0400

Equifax lays blame for massive security breach (CBS News) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:35:38 -0400


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Facebook removes feature that let ads reach 'Jew haters' (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 05:24:46 +0100

Hyperloop One Strikes Early-Stage Partnership With Colorado (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 04:41:55 GMT

Fire on the Mountain: 2 Forests Offer Clues to Yellowstone’s Fate in a Warming World (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 04:43:06 GMT


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Top China Bitcoin exchange to stop trading (BBC) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 05:31:35 GMT


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'Angry Birds' Maker Rovio Sets Pricing for $1 Billion IPO (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:51:37 EDT

Blank-Check IPO Raises $600 Million, Search Begins for Tech Unicorn (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:52:34 EDT


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3,000 Swedish commuters using microchips as travel cards (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:14:09 +0100

Fearing Anti-Semitic Speech, Facebook Limits Audience Targeting (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:27:45 GMT

Angry Birds maker Rovio targets $1bn valuation (BBC) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:36:32 GMT


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In Amish Country, the Future Is Calling (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:57 GMT

Biblical prophecy predicts Rapture on September 23 (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:01:28 +0100

EU to demand Internet firms act to remove illegal content (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:22:38 +0100

The hilarious winners of the 2017 Ig Nobels revealed (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:25:10 +0100

Burger robot rolled out to US restaurants and other news (BBC) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:34:29 GMT

Nasa scientists will finish eight months of isolation (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:44:36 +0100

Facebook to trim advert categories aimed at 'anti-Semites' (BBC) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:50:06 GMT

Cassini Grand Finale: NASA Spacecraft Ends 13-Year Mission Around Saturn (Huffington Post) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 05:53:11 -0400


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7 Incredible Discoveries Made By NASA's Cassini Spacecraft (Huffington Post) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:29:30 -0400


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Tech Industry Finds Washington Isn't So Hands-Off Anymore (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:00:06 EDT

The Power of Scale (Huffington Post) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:20:26 -0400

A Decade In The Life: Apple Celebrates The iPhone's 10th Year With Three New Handsets (Huffington Post) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:23:50 -0400

DNA could rewrite the story of Australia's discovery (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:27:55 +0100

For Amazon, Can Two Headquarters Still Equal One Culture? (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:34:17 EDT

What Real People Want: A Guide For The Home Secretary (Huffington Post) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:41:36 -0400

UN warning on growing digital 'chasm' (BBC) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:41:40 GMT

Urgent Upskilling Required As UK Jobs Are Already 'Too Digital' For Most (Huffington Post) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:54:30 -0400


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Cassini, the NASA spacecraft that expanded the search for life beyond Earth, dies in Saturn's sky (Los Angeles Times) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 05:00:00 PDT

Teachers Vs Social Media (Huffington Post) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:02:03 -0400

Security Does Not Equal Privacy (Huffington Post) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:05:14 -0400

Cassini plunges to its death at Saturn, and humanity says goodbye (Los Angeles Times) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 05:30:00 PDT

Tiger Species Thought Extinct Is Possibly Spotted in Indonesia (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:35:24 GMT

SoFi CEO Mike Cagney to Leave Firm Immediately (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:48:02 EDT


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Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: New iPhones and Facebook Ads (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:00:03 GMT

Tech Tip: Scheduling Your Smartphone for a Little Peace and Quiet (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:00:23 GMT

Made You Click: How Facebook Fed You Political Ads for Less Than a Penny (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:06:15 EDT

Is This Hotel an Airbnb Killer? (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:07:42 EDT

iPhone 8 pre-orders are available now and going fast (Fox News) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:15:00 GMT

Witness An Orchestral Performance Conducted Completely By A Robot (Huffington Post) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:39:34 -0400

Hubble Discovers Planet So Dark It Absorbs 94% Of All Light That Reaches It (Huffington Post) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:40:24 -0400

Cassini Is Gone. Here Are the Next Space Missions to Watch Out For. (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:43:48 GMT

Ranting and Rapping Online in China, and Raking In Millions (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:44:16 GMT


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Google hit with class-action gender pay lawsuit (Fox News) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:05:00 GMT

SoFi CEO steps down abruptly, facing allegations of fostering toxic culture (Los Angeles Times) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:05:00 PDT

Adelaide University study how to reduce alcohol cravings (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:10:07 +0100

As NASA's Cassini mission flames out over Saturn, scientists mark bittersweet end of mission (Los Angeles Times) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:15:00 PDT

Man beats Amazon Echo at number game (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:23:09 +0100

ExpensiveWall malware downloaded 21m times from Google (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:29:07 +0100

Sheffield Hallam Uni: Dancing ability is in your genes (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:35:20 +0100

Musical scientist turned arrhythmia into classical music (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:37:16 +0100

Chinese maze: Village makes giant tech code from trees (BBC) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:38:31 GMT

Bloodied stag escapes from the jaws of a hungry wolf (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:39:56 +0100

SoFi Board Says C.E.O. Is Out Immediately Amid Sexual Harassment Scandal (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:41:24 GMT

Cassini Signs Off After 13 Years of Running Rings Around Saturn (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:44:46 EDT

See Enceladus set behind Saturn and Cassini's last view of the ringed planet (Los Angeles Times) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:55:00 PDT


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Study shows that apologising can make rejection feel worse (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:06:03 +0100

We would be CLUELESS in a zombie apocalypse, poll finds (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:06:13 +0100

DSEI: Meet the military fast attack boat that sails itself (Fox News) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:10:00 GMT

Sorry, Alexa. 'South Park' episode messes with viewers' home devices (Fox News) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:42:00 GMT

Academics say projectile pee makes boys better scientists (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:51:33 +0100

Mars mission isolation simulation on Hawaii volcano ending (CBS News) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:54:59 -0400


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Thinking others have more friends can affect happiness (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:02:06 +0100

Terrifying BlueBorne hack spreads viruses via Bluetooth (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:09:39 +0100

Google hit with class action lawsuit over gender pay gap (CBS News) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:23:13 -0400

Cybersecurity experts on Equifaxs failure to install software fix (CBS News) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:24:32 -0400

Seeds in space how well can they survive? (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:40:40 +0100

Cassini satellite to make fiery grand finale in Saturns atmosphere (CBS News) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:49:04 -0400

Cassini ends "marathon of scientific discovery" on Saturn (CBS News) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:56:47 -0400

See the dramatic moment Cassini launched 20 years ago (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:57:51 +0100


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'Long live Cassini': Nasa scientists say farewell (BBC) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:00:10 GMT

Equifax says almost 400,000 Britons hit in data breach (BBC) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:12:35 GMT

Arctic ice once again shows 'considerable melting' (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:24:57 +0100

How does Russias powerful information machine work? (CBS News) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:26:10 -0400

There's a Speeding Mass of Space Junk Orbiting Earth, Smashing Into Things (Wall Street Journal - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:30:53 EDT

Cassini probe meets its fiery demise on Saturn (CBS News) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:35:39 -0400

Brain-eating amoeba Florida hurricane irma (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:39:55 +0100

California Internet privacy bill could have nationwide sway if it passes (Los Angeles Times) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:55:00 PDT


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Children bullied for being fat WON'T be sad as an adult (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:00:46 +0100

Wolves have an understanding of cause and effect (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:27:33 +0100

The Snow Leopard Is No Longer Endangered. It’s Still at Risk. (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:31:59 GMT

1-in-20 chance climate change will wipe out humanity (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:46:27 +0100

Researchers create first map of water in Moon's soil (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:48:37 +0100


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Amazon now authorized to host DoD's most sensitive data (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:20:37 +0100


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Trilobites: One Night a Year, This Cactus Flower May Surprise You (New York Times - Paywall) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:21:18 GMT

Nepal survey to remeasure Mount Everest begins (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:31:10 +0100

If Google invests in Lyft, what does that mean for Uber? (Los Angeles Times) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:35:00 PDT

Quantum math could solve NYC's subway problem (Daily Mail) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:56:50 +0100


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Google allowed anti-Semitic, racist, ad targeting, report says (Fox News) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:11:00 GMT


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Report: Google let advertisers target racist keywords (CBS News) Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:06:38 -0400