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3 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Heartbleed Attack Results In Stolen Taxpayer Data

We have heard about the Heartbleed bug in recent times, as well as denials by at least one entity concerning knowledge about the existence of such a vulnerability without informing the masses.

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7 hrs ago | Engadget

MIT designs a floating, tsunami-proof nuclear plant

What's the safest place to put a nuclear reactor ? Offshore, apparently. A new power plant design concept from MIT envisions a facility built on floating platforms, moored in deep water several miles off the coast.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy

9 hrs ago | Gizmag

Rats receive lab-grown esophagi

Ordinarily, when patients require a total or partial replacement of their esophagus, tissue from their own stomach or intestine is used.

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13 hrs ago | Engadget

Google's new camera app brings Photo Sphere and Lens Blur to Android devices

While Google has continued to toss new features into the camera app shipped on its Nexus devices, many Android phones replace it something else.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups

13 hrs ago | Engadget

Jaguar Land Rover brings the boardroom to your dashboard with in-car infotainment system

The boundary between your smartphone and your car is growing thinner by the day, and Jaguar Land Rover is the latest in a long line of car companies trying to work out the ideal balance between the two.

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Related Topix: iPhone

13 hrs ago | Engadget

Shh, it's a Secret: The allure of the anonymous internet

This is just a small sampling of posts I've recently seen on Secret , an anonymous-sharing app that's part of a new trend in Silicon Valley.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook

14 hrs ago | Gizmag

Tips for getting started with Amazon Fire TV

Amazon recently released its streaming set-top box, Fire TV , that competes with Apple TV and Roku.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines

15 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Samsung Exec Felt Jobs' Death Was 'Best Opportunity' To Attack iPhone

During the second patent infringement trial between Apple and Samsung a lot of secret documents have been brought to the limelight.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs

17 hrs ago | South Whidbey Record

Children's theater brings gadgets, gizmos and thingamabobs to Langley stage

Curious sea creatures and crustaceans will surface on the stage for Whidbey Children's Theater performance of Disney's "The Little Mermaid Jr." Director Elizabeth Herbert returns to the children's theater after six years and is enjoying guiding a new group of students.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Entertainment

20 hrs ago | Gizmag

Sky and TalkTalk announce 1 Gbps broadband for UK cities

Sky, TalkTalk and CityFibre will begin rolling out a 1 Gbps network in York next year, before moving to other locations Broadband speeds in the UK currently max out at about 300 Mbps, provided by British Telecom.

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Related Topix: Shutterstock

Yesterday | Ubergizmo

Halo: Spartan Assault Kicks Off Universal Windows Games

Microsoft has just started to accept universal applications for its combined Windows and Windows Phone Store, and what better way to introduce universal apps than in the form of a game - Halo: Spartan Assault ? The one time purchase of this game will be able to be used on either platform, where it has been listed as a universal app in both the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Halo: Spartan Assault, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Microsoft, Startups

Yesterday | Engadget

NASA catches a glimpse of Saturn birthing a new moon

For the first and perhaps the last time ever, NASA's Cassini spacecraft , whose mission is to orbit Saturn, has captured a new moon emerge from the Jovian planet's rings.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Engadget

Apple, Samsung and more to adopt anti-theft smartphone kill switch

Apple and Samsung are duking it out in court yet again , but there's at least one thing they agree on: users shouldn't be helpless when their phones are stolen.

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Ubergizmo

Lenovo FLEX 2 Laptops Announced

Lenovo has recently announced that they have added two new computers to their FLEX lineup in the form of the FLEX 2. The FLEX 2 laptops will come in two different sizes, a 14-inch display ora 15.6-inch display, but apart from the difference in display sizes, both laptops are expected to feature the same hardware internally.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Computers, CPU, Science / Technology

Gizmag

Could you live in a home the size of a parking space?

A team of students and professors at Georgia's Savannah College of Art and Design recently unveiled a tiny house prototype cited as the future of urban living.

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Related Topix: Savannah College of Art & Design

Ubergizmo

E-cigarette Explodes, Sets House On Fire

Nobody said that quitting the smoking habit is going to be easy, and while some folks out there have done so the cold turkey way, others might have to gradually taper off in the form of smoking less sticks in due time, or to rely on a nicotine patch, or look towards electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes in short, as an alternative.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Explosion, Brigade, Alternative

Ubergizmo

Amazon Smartphone Spotted

BGR has apparently gotten hold of the recently talked about Amazon smartphone , which is no mean feat actually.

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Ubergizmo

Turkey And Twitter Have Not Arrived At Any Tax Deal Yet

Turkey and Twitter has had a roller coaster relationship in the past month, with the government there laying the banhammer on Twitter , before it was asked to unblock the service.

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Gizmag

Europe's Strat King prepares Amp1 nanotube amp for release

Toneheads will doubtless already be familiar with Thomas Blug. In 2004, Fender held a competition in Europe to find the regal ruler of its Stratocaster to celebrate the iconic guitar's 50th birthday.

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Related Topix: Speakers

Engadget

There'll be no escape from the FBI's new facial recognition system

If you thought that the NSA wanted too much personal information , just wait a few months.

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

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