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Chrome Is About to Load Web Pages Way Faster

If you like Chrome but don’t think it loads web pages fast enough, you might be in luck. Google has now readied a new compression algorithm for the browser which will squeeze web pages down by as much as 25 percent more than it does right now. Read more...

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Apple might be planning light-based Li-Fi wireless for iPhones

Some people dig for gold. Others dig for ancient artifacts

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Inside Amazon Prime Air: Multiple Drone Models, Smart Flightpaths, 5-Pound Parcels

Amazon’s delivery drone service has been under development for some time . Now, in a big interview with Yahoo Tech , its vice president for global public policy, Paul Misener, has explained in more detail than ever how the scheme will work

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Android enabled with app installs inside Google Search

As tipped a few weeks ago, Google is now rolling out the Android ability to install apps from search results.

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NEOShield program considers nuking asteroids destined for Earth

A program called NEOShield tasked Russian space researchers with developing a plan to handle any big asteroid that may one day position itself towards Earth, and that plan involves a nuke. The program was funded by the European Commission, and is only one of many initiatives underway to create plans for dealing with near-Earth objects (NEOs). NASA has been working … Continue reading

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Friends Reunited finally admits defeat to Facebook

In the immediate years following the turn of the millennium, Friends Reunited was the premier social network in the UK. Before Myspace, Bebo or, most importantly, Facebook had gripped the nation, it was considered the top website to post your details...

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How to Watch Tonight’s Democratic Debate Anywhere

Tonight’s Democratic debate might be broadcast at the most inconvenient time of the week, but at least NBC’s made it easy for all three anxious viewers to watch. Read more...

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Google Play finally gets promo codes

One thing that has been missing since Google Play launched was a way for developers to let people try their game at no cost, assuming it’s a paid game. There have been no promo codes to be handed out and the only thing to do would be send out Google Play cards to folks that devs want to give a … Continue reading

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SpaceX successfully fired up its returned Falcon 9

Elon Musk and the folks at SpaceX aren't only preparing to return another rocket from space back to the Earth this weekend, they're also running tests on the one that already safely came back. Of course, firing up a Falcon 9 that made the trip to spa...

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Barclaycard brings NFC payments to its Android app

Android Pay still isn't available in the UK, so Barclays has decided to fill the void with it own NFC-enabled contactless payments. The new functionality is part of the Barclaycard app, specifically for credit card customers with a supported Android...

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