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  1. .com | Pee powered lights possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News24

    British scientists on Thursday unveiled a toilet that unlocks energy stored within urine to generate electricity, which they hope could be used to light remote places such as refugee camps. Students and staff at the University of the West of England in Bristol are being encouraged to use the prototype urinal, which has been developed with aid agency Oxfam and is currently located on campus.

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  2. Kate Becker: Dawn's voyage to dwarf planet CeresRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Camera

    Inspired by an apparent mathematical pattern in the spacing between the known planets, astronomers firmly believed that an unseen world was orbiting somewhere between Mars and Jupiter. When their individual search campaigns failed, they set up an international search party called the Celestial Police, and assigned each member one zone of the zodiac in which to hunt for the fugitive planet.

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  3. Getting SaaSy in Seattle: a Niche software investment firm SaaS Capital opens office in GreenlakeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    SaaS Capital announced today it has raised $58 million and planted roots in Seattle as it looks to add about 25 companies to its portfolio. Instead of selling software for one lump payment like companies have done for decades, SaaS companies offer subscription services - usually via the cloud.

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  4. Don't believe the light: Supernova in 'Einstein Cross' is a cosmic trickRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    In the large square to the right in the image are the four light representations of the supernova that was spotted on Nov. 11, 2014. The blue circle shows another location in the galaxy cluster where a single image of the supernova 20 years ago might have been visible.

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  5. Google Snubs Robotics RivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

    The Pentagon is backing a robot-building contest that it hopes will bolster ties to companies outside its usual supplier base. But when 25 two-legged automatons face off in the finals later this year, the hottest company in the business won't be there.

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  6. Ancient Automatons, Modern WorriesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

    Earlier this year, Stephen Hawking was among the scientific luminaries who signed an open letter warning that artificial intelligence offered great benefits to humanity but also posed great risks to our safety. Today, Google 's DeepMind computer is capable of teaching itself how to play new videogames, but what if-some tomorrows down the line-it unilaterally tried something new, such as a war game using real nuclear weapons? In his 1927 film 'Metropolis,' pictured, the director Fritz Lang took the idea further with Maria, the evil 'machinenmensch' whose lifelike appearance makes her undetectable.

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  7. Checkpoint Systems, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 ResultsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Freshnews

    Checkpoint Systems, Inc. today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 28, 2014. Net revenues from continuing operations in the fourth quarter of 2014 decreased 5.8%, to $183.1 million from $194.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2013.

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  8. Ancient Mars Had Enough Water For A Giant OceanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chemical & Engineering News

    As shown in this computer simulation, 4.5 billion years ago, some 20% of Mars's surface was blanketed by a water ocean. That's according to a new study of water molecules in the Red Planet's atmosphere .

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  9. 'Yes my Twitter was hacked!': TOWIE's Gemma Collins...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mirror.co.uk

    A length Twitter rant was posted on the bubbly blonde's page but the star insisted 'none of that' was her A number of bizarre messages have appeared on Gemma Collins' official Twitter page on Thursday night, claiming that the star had sacked her PA called Lucy and that the reality star felt like Alan Sugar in The Apprentice but now she's revealed that she was actually hacked. The stream of posts which were shared with Gemma's 1.12 million followers began at 8pm on, claiming that the blonde reality star had "finally had it" with her personal assistant.

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  10. Instagram introduces clickable adsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Internet Retailer

    B2B e-commerce is larger than retail e-commerce in transaction volume. Read key data on industry sales, trends in marketing and web content, technology investment, and more.

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  11. Apple's strategy evolves but their business model remains unchangedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    Once you've bought into the Apple lifestyle, it's pretty hard to extricate yourself. This is known as the Apple ecosystem lock, and it's a good business model: Apple products are tightly integrated, and so the more you have embraced one facet -- say, storing your iPhone photos in Apple's cloud -- the more likely you are to make use of its other products and services.

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  12. The First Official Trailer for 'Ex Machina' Turns a Harmless...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Laughing Squid

    A24 studio has recently released the first official trailer for their upcoming sci-fi thriller film Ex Machina directed by Alex Garland , the writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine . The trailer begins with a harmless study between a young coder named Caleb Smith and Ava the artificially intelligent robot, but soon turns into a much more sinister experiment near the end.

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  13. Unregulated web marketing of genetic tests for personalized cancer care raises concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Websites that market personalized cancer care services often overemphasize their purported benefits and downplay their limitations, and many sites offer genetic tests whose value for guiding cancer treatment has not been shown to be clinically useful, according to a new study from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Internet marketing of cancer-related gene tests is unregulated.

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  14. Origami doughnut squashes up to protect what's insideRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Scientist

    A suit of armour made from paper sounds about as useful as a chocolate teapot, but it all depends on how you build it. Bin Liu of the University of California, Merced, and his colleagues have developed a precision-folded origami shield that can keep anything inside it safe from being squashed.

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  15. Why You Should Not Use The New Smartphone Fingerprint ReadersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Forbes.com

    Joseph Steinberg is a respected cybersecurity expert, executive, and consultant, who is currently serving as C.E.O. of SecureMySocial , a provider of technology that helps businesses protect themselves from the risks of employee social media usage by warning people if they make potentially problematic posts. Joseph has spent over twenty years in the information technology industry, most recently serving for nine years as CEO of online authentication vendor, Green Armor Solutions , where he remains Chairman, and in several senior capacities at cybersecurity firm, Whale Communications , for the five years beforehand.

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  16. Unregulated Web Marketing of Genetic Tests for Personalized Cancer Care Raises Concerns in New StudyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newswise

    Websites that market personalized cancer care services often overemphasize their purported benefits and downplay their limitations, and many sites offer genetic tests whose value for guiding cancer treatment has not been shown to be clinically useful, according to a new study from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Internet marketing of cancer-related gene tests is unregulated.

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  17. No-blob martini glassRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    A Kickstarter campaign hope to give astronauts a chance to enjoy a martini while in space, without blobs of the beverage floating into the air. Everyone knows that martinis on Earth are to be shaken, not stirred.

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  18. Boston University Faces Lafayette In Patriot League QuarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

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  19. Red Hat's new operating system will power up your containersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GigaOM

    Open-source software giant Red Hat said on Thursday that its new operating system custom made to power Linux containers is now available to download. Red Hat has been a big proponent of Docker and its container packing technology going back as far as last summer touting its support of the startup and making sure its Enterprise Linux 7 product was compatible with Docker's technology.

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  20. Should Apple and Google users freak out about the FREAK security flaw?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MarketWatch

    She doesn't realize she might be visiting one of the more than 5 million websites that have weaker security thanks to the FREAK flaw. users have for more than a decade been vulnerable to a security flaw that hackers could exploit, according to the Washington Post .

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