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Forbes
Tuesday Tech Wrap: Amazon, Uber, Facebook
Forbes
Amazon is expected to announce a new Echo smart home speaker on Tuesday. The big difference: it'll come with a screen that allows users to make video calls, The Wall Street Journal reports. The 7-inch touch screen will also display answers to spoken ...

Phys.Org
Homo naledi's surprisingly young age opens up more questions on where we come from
Phys.Org
A 'Neo' skull of Homo naledi from the Lesedi Chamber. Credit: Wits University/John Hawks. Scientists today announced that the Rising Star Cave system has revealed yet more important discoveries, only a year and a half after it was announced that the ...

Fortune
Apple Is the First Company Worth Over $800 Billion
Fortune
Apple's market capitalization briefly crossed the $800 billion threshold for the first time on Monday, marking another major milestone for the world's most valuable company. Following a positive analyst report, Apple's shares (aapl) rose over 3% in ...

Ars Technica
Google's “Fuchsia” smartphone OS dumps Linux, has a wild new UI
Ars Technica
The main section of Fuchsia shows a profile picture, and tapping on it will reveal some power controls. Above this section are recent apps, and below is a Google Now-style suggestion panel. There's a tablet mode, too. Tap on one of the cards for a full ...

Ars Technica
Even if you hate the idea, Windows users should want Windows 10 S to succeed
Ars Technica
Windows 10 S is going to piss a lot of people off. In fact, it has already started to piss some of them off, and they've been annoyed by it since the first leaks about the operating system came out. The arguments are well-worn, and we've been hearing ...

ZDNet
Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 660, 630 mobile platforms
ZDNet
screen-shot-2017-05-09-at-06-35- Qualcomm. Qualcomm has revealed the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 and 630 mobile platforms, designed to push the chip maker's processors to new levels. On Tuesday, the US chip maker said in a blog post that the mobile ...

Space.com
Watch the X-37B Space Plane Land Near a Space Shuttle Model
Space.com
Two generations of reusable space planes came face to face — or nose to tail, rather — over the weekend. On Sunday (May 7), the U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida, wrapping up a mission ...

Polygon
Black Ops 3's Zombies Chronicles is a $30 greatest hits collection
Polygon
Activision will release Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Zombies Chronicles, a collection of eight classic maps from Treyarch's Zombies series, next week on May 16 for PlayStation 4. The add-on for Black Ops 3 will cost $29.99. Developer Treyarch and ...

Phone Arena
Samsung DeX review: the S8 won't replace your desktop PC
Phone Arena
Samsung had an idea: what if, instead of constantly juggling between a smartphone and a desktop, one could simply use their phone to do all of their daily work, simply plugging it into a dock when in need of a bigger screen? Okay, when we say “Samsung ...

ZDNet
Microsoft releases emergency patch for 'crazy bad' Windows zero-day bug
ZDNet
building99redmondcampus2web.jpg Microsoft. Microsoft has released a patch rapidly developed to combat a severe zero-day vulnerability discovered only days ago. Late Monday, the Redmond giant issued a security advisory for CVE-2017-0290, a remote ...

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