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NASA center director: If Trump pivots to the Moon, we’re “set up” to do it

“It's not at all incompatible with what we’re doing,” Ellen Ochoa said. Enlarge / Ellen Ochoa, left, with Fred Haise, center, and David Alexander at Rice University's Apollo 13 event in September. (credit: Eric Berger) Ellen Ochoa is a f.....»»

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SpaceX’s worldwide satellite broadband network may have a name: Starlink

Low-latency, gigabit network inches closer to commercialization. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Olena_T) SpaceX has filed trademark applications for the word "Starlink" to describe its planned satellite broadband network. SpaceX filed applic.....»»

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The Moto X4 brings Android One to the US and a non-Google phone to Project Fi

Google finally brings a somewhat affordable phone back to Project Fi. Enlarge (credit: Motorola) Motorola’s Moto X4 is coming to Google’s Project Fi network, and it’s bringing Android One along with it. On Wednesday, Google announced tha.....»»

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Evolution on steroids: Chance ruled in building an estrogen receptor

New research suggests “evolution turned out as it did for no good reason.” Enlarge / The estrogen receptor, bound to a steroid. (credit: PDB) Studying alternate realities has traditionally been the purview of physicists, cosmologists, and.....»»

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Splashy study drips with questions after showing semen is viral safe-haven

It’s more than you might think, and we don’t know what it means. Enlarge / Zika, the virus that started it all. (credit: Getty | BSIP) Following recent news that Zika virus can lurk in semen for months, a pair of infectious-disease resear.....»»

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Nest adds new cameras and a wireless alarm system to its product suite

The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor and Nest Hello add outdoor facial-recognition features. Enlarge (credit: Nest) Alphabet-owned Nest announced several new products today, all of them focused on home security. Two new cameras have been introduced—the N.....»»

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Equifax sends breach victims to fake notification site

Equifax sends breach victims to fake notification site.....»»

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Drone delivery startup is about to begin commercial operations

Startup envisions hundreds of drone delivery stations across metro areas. The drone delivery startup Matternet is getting ready to put its technology into commercial use. The company has announced that it will soon be launching a drone d.....»»

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Mysterious flesh-eating bacteria is raging in Australia

Cases doubled, severity is increasing, but authorities don’t even know how it spreads. Enlarge / A beach on Mornington Peninsula, a hotbed for the mysterious disease. (credit: Fir0002) In the last year, cases of a ghastly but mysterious fle.....»»

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Motorola redux? Google appears set to buy HTC

Google might buy a dying Android OEM again. Enlarge / The all-glass back of the HTC U11. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Evidence is mounting that Google is going to buy HTC. Bloomberg's Tim Culpan is reporting HTC shares will halt trading tomorrow p.....»»

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Australian experts freaked by upsurge in mysterious flesh-eating bacteria

Cases doubled, severity is increasing, but authorities don’t even know how it spreads. Enlarge / A beach on Mornington Peninsula, a hotbed for the mysterious disease. (credit: Fir0002) In the last year, cases of a ghastly but mysterious fle.....»»

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Dishonored: Death of the Outsider review—no gods, no kings

Half-price standalone expansion somehow manages to be the best Dishonored yet. Enlarge / The game doesn't judge you for getting your hands dirty anymore. Ten minutes into Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, I thought it was a slick standalone.....»»

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Comcast looks forward to more mergers during Trump presidency

Comcast VP is glad Trump is “less hostile” to mergers than Obama. Enlarge / Comcast executive David Cohen testifies during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the proposed merger of Time Warner Cable and Comcast, on May 8, 2014. (credit:.....»»

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McLaren builds a virtual hypercar for the next Gran Turismo game

We thought the Vision GT idea was dead, but it's been dusted off for the new PS4 game. McLaren Way back in the mists of time—OK, it was 2013—Polyphony Dig.....»»

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Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger back for a new Terminator movie

It'll be written by series creator James Cameron, too. Enlarge / Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor. (credit: Studio Canal) For fans of the 1984 thriller The Terminator and its 1991 action sequel Terminator 2: Judgment Day, the sequels have been a.....»»

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Apple acknowledges connection issue with new Apple Watch

The issue arises when the Watch tries to join "unauthenticated Wifi networks." Enlarge / The Series 3 supports several watch faces, as expected. The headline feature of the new Apple Watch may not work as reliably as it should when the device.....»»

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Trump’s pick for NASA lays out agenda and answers critics

Jim Bridenstine likely to win fairly easy approval from Senate. Enlarge / Jim Bridentstine, left, in the halls of Congress. (credit: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Oklahoma Congressman Jim Bridenstine, who was nominated to become NASA's next admin.....»»

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Trump’s pick for NASA lays out agenda, and answers critics

Jim Bridenstine likely to win fairly easy approval from Senate. Enlarge / Jim Bridentstine, left, in the halls of Congress. (credit: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Oklahoma Congressman Jim Bridenstine, who was nominated to become NASA's next admin.....»»

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Digital transformation: How machine learning could help change business

ML has more than just a learning curve to overcome before it transforms business. Enlarge (credit: Cultura RM Exclusive/KaPe Schmidt/GettyImages) Machine learning (ML) based data analytics is rewriting the rules for how enterprises handle data.....»»

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Man held website hostage for $10,000, failed, redirected it to porn, got busted

After plea deal, DOJ says: “this appears to be a one-time lapse in judgment.” Enlarge (credit: Richard Lewis) An Arizona man was sentenced Monday to four years of federal probation after he pled guilty to effectively holding a corporate we.....»»

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