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Facebook invents new unit of time called 'flicks'

Facebook invents new unit of time called 'flicks'

When it comes to VR and other simulations, time accuracy could mean either euphoria or you painting the walls a lovely new color, so Facebook invented a new time metric to ensure the former. Read more...

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Microsoft gives backup software vendors 30 days of pain

OneDrive for Business stretches its restoration envelope Microsoft's OneDrive for Business now offers to recover files deleted a month in the past.…

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A high-energy neutrino, a powerful cosmic ray, and a gamma ray walk into a bar... Where you from, asks the bartender

Let us tell you, reply two boffins A new model has traced the origins of high-energy neutrinos, cosmic rays, and gamma rays to powerful jets billowing around supermassive black holes.…

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Netflix is now valued at more than $100 billion USD

Netflix is now valued at more than $100 billion USD

The streaming company, Netflix, has announced that it gained 8.3 million users in the last quarter of 2017. The new flood of users has helped the company increase its market cap to over $100 billion. Read more...

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With This Awesome Pokémon Fusion Art, the Possibilities are Endless!

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A lot of folks out there are making some great Pokémon fan art, but few are doi...

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This Hot Game of Thrones Fan Art Should Help You Get Through the Long Winter

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It’s going to be a rough year for Game of Thrones fans. The show’s ...

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Heartbreak as Lego Officially Spikes the Gilmore Girls Set Idea

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Sorry to start your week off with this, but it’s the hard truth — that su...

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Sunday Amazon Deals – A Big Discount on Our Favorite Fossil Hybrid Smartwatch

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Every weekend, we’ll cruise around Amazon to find a few good tech deals! Who kn...

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All the Movie, TV, and Video Game Releases You Need to Know About for February

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Need to know what’s worth nerding out on this month? We’ve been com...

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Bunk Bed with no Screws

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Bunk Bed with no Screws
Here's a project I've been working on during my spare time for the past ~two yea...

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Net Swing+rotating Anchorage (from Scratch)

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Net Swing+rotating Anchorage (from Scratch)
Last year, having missed both my niece's and nephew's birthday, I wanted to make...

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Harry Potter Death Eater Skull Mask Tutorial

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Harry Potter Death Eater Skull Mask Tutorial
Get your wands Ready Magical Folk! We are going to sculpt and create a Harry pot...

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Amazon Alexa - Raspberry Pi (Mobile)

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Amazon Alexa - Raspberry Pi (Mobile)
Welcome to our tutorial of building an Amazon Alexa using Rasberry Pi. Since you...

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Car Seat Poncho With Directional Print Fleece

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Car Seat Poncho With Directional Print Fleece
Most parents of young kids know bulky winter coats are not safe to use with car ...

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Satanic temple challenges abortion law in Missouri

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A Satanic Temple's "Mary Doe" says her religious beliefs were violated by Miss...

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Wanna buy a baby's Social Security number? Reports of infants' SSNs for sale on dark web

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Dastardly cybercriminals. Is there nothing they won't do? (more…)

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SEC to scrutinize public companies getting overnight bitcoin makeovers to cash in on cryptocurrency hype

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today pledged to aggressively scruti...

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#Shutdown to end, Senate votes to reopen government, #Dreamers in limbo

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The Senate voted to reopen the government after 81 senators broke a Democrat-led...

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Good deal on a Wi-Fi bodyweight scale: $25

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This wireless scale works with Apple HealthKit and costs $25 when you use the co...

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NASA is sniffing jet fuel over Germany

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Ancient DC-8 will try to figure out if biofuel’s a sick burn for contrails. NOT ...

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Microsoft gives backup software vendors 30 days of pain

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OneDrive for Business stretches its restoration envelope Microsoft's OneDrive fo...

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A high-energy neutrino, a powerful cosmic ray, and a gamma ray walk into a bar... Where you from, asks the bartender

2 HOURS AGO
Let us tell you, reply two boffins A new model has traced the origins of high-en...

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Facebook invents new unit of time to measure modern attention spans: 1/705,600,000 of a sec

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FB VR devs invite you to flick the screen rate Video effects designers who work ...

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Half a terabyte in your smartmobe? Yup. That's possible now

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Integral bumps microSD to 512 GB, leaving SanDisk's 400GB offering looking a bit...

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Alien Code Reuse

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Alien Code Reuse

“Probably the best thing to do is try and reorganize the project some,” Tim, “Al...

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Error'd: Alphabetical Soup

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Error'd: Alphabetical Soup

"I appreciate that TIAA doesn't want to fully recognize that the country...

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CodeSOD: The Least of the Max

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CodeSOD: The Least of the Max

Adding assertions and sanity checks to your code is important, especially when y...

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In $BANK We Trust

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In $BANK We Trust

During the few months after getting my BS and before starting my MS, I worked f...

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Why Medical Insurance Is So Expensive

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Why Medical Insurance Is So Expensive

At the end of 2016, Ian S. accepted a contract position at a large medical con...

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VAVA Dash Cam offers great video quality in an usual-looking package [Review]

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When designing a dash cam it's easy for manufacturers to focus more on features ...

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illy Y5 DRS Espresso and Coffee System has integrated Amazon Dash technology

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Coffee... is life. For me, and countless other people, the drink is responsible ...

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Corporate cultural issues hold back secure software development

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As the digital economy expands and software becomes more critical, security worr...

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Apricorn Aegis Secure Key 3z: A super-secure USB flash drive [Review]

19 HOURS AGO
If you have important data that you need to have easy access to at all times, ca...

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Amazon Go, the AI-powered, checkout-free store, is now open in Seattle

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Today sees the opening of the first Amazon Go store. The online retailer is look...

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