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  1. Wave of change to sweep computer storage spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Electronic Engineering Times Asia

    In particular, capacity doubled every three years and, while there was an initial price premium, the prices decreased to the same level as their predecessor. However, that all changed when solid-state drives entered the stage, changing the rules for measuring drives from capacity to performance metrics.

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  2. Technology and outdoor sports converge at drone conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | WHDH

    Top drone-makers, along with investors, regulators and inventors, are gathering in one of the most popular regions for o... . Romeo Durscher, director of education for drone-maker DJI, flies one of his company's products Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in Davenport , Calif.

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  3. Akron grad students invent device to detect marijuana useRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | O-R Online

    Two graduate students have invented a device that would allow law enforcement officers to determine how much THC - the active ingredient in marijuana - is in a motorist's system during traffic stops.

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  4. Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space raceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | LA Daily News

    VAN HORN, Texas >> An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities and corporate strategies seem worlds apart. The presence of Blue Origin, LLC, the brainchild of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, barely registers in nearby Van Horn, a way station along Interstate 10, a full decade after he began buying land in one of Texas' largest and most remote counties.

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  5. Gleam me up, Scotty: Chinese space station will rely on LEDs for all lightRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    The Tiangong-1 orbiter, which is a component of China's plans for a space station, was launched in 2011.Photo: AFP Not only has the nation pioneered the use of light-emitting diodes in space, its first space station in the Tiangong programme - scheduled for completion in 2022 - will set a new milestone by relying exclusively on them for illumination. LEDs will provide all the light on the 60-tonne structure, from the soft tones of the astronauts' bedside lamps to the large and powerful spotlights used to illuminate missions such as spacewalks and docking.

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  6. Nepal quake: Why Whatsapp, SMS predictions of earthquake in North India are bunkumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | DNA India

    The Central government has advised citizens to ignore any rumours or text messages of a strong earthquake striking North India. It has said that NASA has not provided any such warning.

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  7. 'Ex Machina' is an impressive science fiction filmRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I. Many young people would leap at the chance to work at the more popular high tech companies, such as Facebook or Google. And the only thing better than collecting the generous paychecks these corporations provide would be the chance to spend some quality time with the often brilliant and powerful CEOs at the helm.

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  8. Google executive killed in Nepal earthquake while hiking EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

    Fredinburg was privacy director for the company's Google X team, which is responsible for some of the search company's more forward-thinking initiatives, including driverless cars and Google Glass. A frequent and experienced climber, Fredinburg was scaling Everest with two other Google employees this weekend, while a 7.8-magnitude earthquake caused an avalanche.

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  9. Debian 8 is releasedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | LXer Linux News

    Ready to be published? LXer is read by around 350,000 individuals each month, and is an excellent place for you to publish your ideas, thoughts, reviews, complaints, etc. Do you have something to say to the Linux community? Publish it here.

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  10. No quake forecast for India by NASA: GovernmentRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    The NASA has made no earthquake forecast for India, the government said on Sunday, and asked people to ignore text messages with a "fake" prediction of a strong quake to hit north India. "It is fake.

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  11. What's next after knowing how to program?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GameDev

    Hi, I've been lately interested in game development. Computer has always been my passion since the early years of my life.

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  12. aldryn-newsblog 0.9.4Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Python

    This means that you'll be able to have content that is different in each instance of the app, which was originally intended. Because some may have already used these static placeholders, there will be a short deprecation cycle.

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  13. setuptools 15.2Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Python

    The recommended way to bootstrap setuptools on any system is to download ez_setup.py and run it using the target Python environment. Different operating systems have different recommended techniques to accomplish this basic routine, so below are some examples to get you started.

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  14. Not Everyone Will Have Use For Apple Inc. (AAPL) Watch Now: WolfRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Insider Monkey

    Is Apple Inc. 's wearable, the Apple Watch, just a toy at the moment or is it a must-have for a majority of people? According to Michael Wolf, it's the former. In an interview on Bloomberg Surveillance , the Activate co-founder tells The Points Guy Founder and Editor-In-Chief Brian Kelly and Bloomberg hosts Brendan Greeley, Tom Keene and Olivia Sterns that Apple Inc. 's smartwatch still has narrow use today even if many people will buy the device.

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  15. Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stock Atleast Has 20%-25% Upside Starting Now: Jason RotmanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Insider Monkey

    Amazon.com, Inc. had an eventful Friday as it reported better than expected quarter earnings. Amazon.com, Inc. stock went up by more than 14% on Friday inspite of a 12 cent loss reported per share.

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  16. Astronauts watch 'Gravity' while weightless on the International Space StationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Metro UK News

    So you work on an isolated space station in a low orbit of Earth, why not watch a film about a space shuttle being destroyed by debris? For astronauts aboard the International Space Station this did not seem a problem as Astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted a photo of the crew watching the space disaster thriller 'Gravity' on-board using a projector and screen. Despite the nightmare situation of floating helplessly into deep space, the film does have a happy ending for Sandra Bullock's astro-scientist albeit at the expense of George Clooney's grizzled vet.

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  17. Former GOP chairman Tom Del Beccaro of Lafayette enters 2016 Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Former California Republican Party chairman Tom Del Beccaro announced his candidacy Sunday for California's open U.S. Senate seat in 2016. Del Beccaro, 53, of Lafayette, is the second prominent Republican to enter the race to succeed U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer.

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  18. Next wave of Space Coast rockets will pack more powerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    New, bigger, bolder and more advanced rockets - most built by private companies - are coming to a space port near you. This next generation of boosters is key to transforming the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station launch bases into the 21st-century multiuser launch center that officials have been talking about since the space shuttle program ended in 2011.

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  19. Learn about Jython API By @XebiaLabs | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Linux

    There is no quick way to learn Jython API but to experiment with it. The easiest way is to start with Jytutor extension for XL Deploy .

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  20. Growth Hack Your Company With These 8 Tricks by @LarryAlton3Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Search Engine Journal

    Do you have an idea or a company, but just can't seem to get off the ground? When you're strapped for resources and low on capital, growth hacking is your best option. However, not every strategy works, and it is important to play follow the leader to see how successful companies have done it in the past.

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