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Netflix Raises Prices to Stockpile for the Streaming Wars

Wired - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 09:58
The company needs more cash for content and global expansion—and it's still cheaper than a lot of streaming services.
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Why Apple REALLY struggled to sell iPhones in 2018: Tim Cook saysfirm replaced 11 MILLION batteries

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 09:32
During an all-hands meeting, Tim Cook reportedly stated that Apple replaced 11 million batteries over the duration of the $29 replacement program triggered by the 'batterygate ' row.
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Rembrandt’s secret technique REVEALED

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 09:16
The Dutch genius refined his impasto technique, which gave a 3D appearance to his work, with a mystery recipe for his paint.
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Confidential data on United Airlines' top corporate clients is leaked

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 09:13
The US-based carrier revealed that Apple spends $150m each year on flights, with San Francisco to Shanghai accounting for $35m of the tech company's spend with the airline.
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Nike teases Marty McFly style trainers that can be done up from an app 

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 08:39
US sportswear giant Nike has teased its first self-lacing basketball trainers, which the company has suggested will be controllable from a smartphone.
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Google is criticised for failing to remove a 'pray away the gay' app from its Android app store 

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 08:30
Google has been criticised by LGBT campaigners for 'foot-dragging' and not following Apple, Microsoft and Amazon, who have already removed the app from their respective digital stores.
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Seed sprouts on the moon for the first time ever

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 07:53
A small green shoot is growing on the moon in an out-of-this-world first after a cotton seed germinated on board a Chinese lunar lander, scientists said.
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Scientists discover a craft beer should be chilled and consumed as soon as possible

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 07:51
Craft beer is wildly popular in the US and Germany and one of the chemicals essential for its unique scent reduces by a third over three months when chilled.
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Controversial professor STILL claims Oumuamua is an alien probe

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 07:16
Avi Loeb, chair of Harvard University's Astronomy Department, has given an interview defending his hypothesis that the mysterious rock is an alien spacecraft.
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Apple is set to replace its current chargers with the USB-C

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 07:15
A report claims the US tech giant is debating moving on from its current cables and moving to USB-C. The change, if implemented, would make all current Apple chargers for its iPhones obsolete.
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Why Master Photographer Ralph Gibson Went Digital After Decades

Wired - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 07:00
Ralph Gibson, who’s been shooting analog since 1956, highlights the qualities inherent to digital photography in this new show, 'Digital Color.'
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So You Want to Harness Evaporation From a Manmade Lake

Wired - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 07:00
There are much better ways to generate electricity than this proposed scheme in Egypt, but here's how it would theoretically work.
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America created nukes small enough to fit in backpacks during Cold War

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:24
The American military developed special atomic demolition munitions - or SADMs - during the Cold War with the aim of using them to destroy key targets should Russia ever invade Europe.
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Nike's Self-Lacing Adapt BB Basketball Shoe Is Actually Smart

Wired - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:15
The Adapt BB isn't just an impressive riff on a sci-fi dream—it's a lightweight, NBA-ready kick that's ushering in a new age of smart footwear.
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Is ’Oumuamua an Alien Spaceship? Sure! Except, No

Wired - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:00
People love ‘Oumuamua because it's an antidote to our cosmic loneliness. And that's OK!
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'Onimusha: Warlords' Reminds Us of the Power of Small Stories

Wired - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:00
Games like the now-remastered 2001 title may have disappeared, but their plainness is an appealing antidote to today's excesses.
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WhatsApp users are FURIOUS after an annoying bug starts deleting old messages without any warning

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 05:27
WhatsApp messages are being deleted on Android phones without warning, with global users reporting both old and new messages disappearing.
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With a Cadillac SUV, GM Shows a New Way to an Electric World

Wired - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 05:00
The concept teased at the Detroit Auto Show is the first step in a new way of winning drivers over to batteries and motors.
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Viruses could infect MILLIONS of computers when Microsoft ends support for Windows 7 next year

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 04:15
Microsoft will end support for Windows 7 worldwide this time next year leaving those who don't upgrade at risk of viruses. The company will allow businesses to pay a hefty price for extended support.
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The 2009 vs. 2019 Meme Is a Gift From Our Smartphones

Wired - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 04:00
Nearly everyone now has a decade of photos in their pockets.
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