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Fortune
Facebook's Tech Chief on the New Oculus Virtual Reality Headset
Fortune
During the company's annual Oculus Connect developer conference this week, the social networking giant unveiled its new $200 Oculus Go VR headset that, unlike many rivals, doesn't require a personal computer or smartphone to operate. Facebook CEO ...

Fortune
Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Erupt Sooner Than We Thought. Here's What You Need to Know.
Fortune
Researchers from Arizona State University spent weeks studying fossilized ash deposits from the Yellowstone volcano and recently shared their findings. The minerals in these deposits revealed that the critical changes in temperature and composition ...

CNET
Pokemon Go reportedly got played in Russian meddling, too
CNET
Pokemon Go was reportedly exploited by Russian agents trying to interfere with the US election. Niantic. It's not just Facebook, Twitter and Google. Even Pokemon Go, the mega-popular smartphone game that became a phenomenon last year, was reportedly ...

The Verge
A NASA satellite that monitors CO2 is revealing the inner workings of our planet
The Verge
NASA is advancing new tools like the supercomputer model that created this simulation of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to better understand what will happen to Earth's climate if the land and ocean can no longer absorb nearly half of all climate ...

Recode
Google is essentially building an anti-Amazon alliance, and Target is the latest to join
Recode
Google and the country's biggest brick-and-mortar retailers have one main problem in common: Amazon. Now both sides are acting like they are serious about working together to do something about it. On Thursday, Target and Google announced that they ...

Business Insider
The Google Home Mini secret-recording fiasco is a major black eye at the worst possible time for Google
Business Insider
Google is permanently disabling a feature on its new Home Mini smart speaker, which was announced last week and starts shipping next Thursday, after a reviewer discovered the device was quietly recording his conversations without his knowledge or ...

The Atlantic
Octopus inspires 3-D texture morphing project
Cornell Chronicle
Inspired by the octopus and other cephalopods, a group led by assistant professor Rob Shepherd from mechanical and aerospace engineering has devised a method for precisely transforming stretchable 2-D surfaces into 3-D shapes. Cephalopods – marine ...

The Verge
The USA is taking on Japan in a giant robot duel you can watch next Tuesday
The Verge
We've been waiting a long time to see the “world's first giant robot duel,” and next week we'll finally get to watch the metal-on-metal action. If you've forgotten the background, all the way back in July 2015 a US team of engineers (MegaBots Inc ...

ZDNet
Google has Pixel-perfect timing to advance in smartphones
ZDNet
These days, Google sees itself as the vehicle for extending not only Android but the AI-driven future beyond it. The release of the Pixel 2 into a budding annual release cycle -- along with Google's purchase of a significant chunk of HTC -- shows that ...

Reuters
Mystery surrounding ancient Easter Island people deepens
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The massive brooding stone figures peering from Easter Island's hillsides are emblematic of the enigmatic people who once thrived on the dot of land in the middle of the Pacific. New genetic research only deepens the mystery ...

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