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Scientists discover 12 new Jupiter moons, describe one as an “oddball”

Jupiter, it’s safe to say, is one of the marvels of our solar system. The planet is so absolutely massive that it has dozens of moons orbiting around it, by far the most of any of our neighboring planets

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CARROT Weather finally brings its sass to Android

Weather can change at a moment’s notice, calm and stable one minute and dangerous the next. If anything, the weather is anything but the calm and pretty visuals that most weather apps would like you to think

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Instagram outage has many users locked out of their accounts

Instagram has just confirmed that an issue impacting its service has prevented many users from signing into or otherwise accessing their accounts.

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Facebook lures Google engineer to head its own chip development

One of the more recent trends in Silicon Valley is for the biggest tech companies to bring chip development in-house, rather than rely on third-party suppliers like Qualcomm and Intel. Apple has been doing this years already, and Google is already looking to catch up, but it seems the latest to have interest in developing its own processors is Facebook.

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New MacBook Pro features debris-repelling keyboard, iFixit discovers

As you may have heard, Apple released new MacBook Pros earlier this week, featuring the usual processor and RAM updates, along with True Tone displays. Less touted, however, was an “improved third-generation keyboard” which only promises to offer a quieter typing experience.

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MeerKAT radio telescope captures clearest image of galaxy’s center

A 64-dish radio telescope called MeerKAT has been fired up in Carnarvon, South Africa. In the future, MeerKAT will be part of a larger instrument called Square Kilometer Array (SKA), a massive multi-radio telescope project expected to span about one square kilometer, which is what the SKA name refers to. The project won’t be fully operational until the end of … Continue reading

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The Nevers, a Joss Whedon sci-fi drama, is heading to HBO

HBO has announced an upcoming science fiction drama series from Joss Whedon, the man behind Buffy the Vampire Slayer and more. The new show will be called The Nevers, and it is said to focus on “powerful female characters.” HBO doesn’t have much to say about the series at this time, but it does mark Whedon’s first return to the … Continue reading

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NASA details ‘spiders’ on Mars with crazy new photo

NASA has released an image showing “spiders” on Mars, small darks spots on the reddish landscape with tendrils one could easily perceive as tiny legs. The marks were captured by the NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in mid-May at Mars’ south pole during the planet’s winter season.

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2018 iPhones could hurt US carrier ties

The iPhone X, iPhone X Plus, and LCD iPhone have almost all been leaked to death, but one new speculation could stir up the hornets’ nest. This year’s iPhones might be the first of their kind to sport eSIMs, rewritable components that don’t need a SIM tray or an actual SIM card for that matter. But while the feature may … Continue reading

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YouTube TV went down during another major live sporting event

Hulu isn’t the only company that experienced a livestreaming issue during a major live sporting event. YouTube TV went offline during a recent World Cup game, forcing many viewers to tune in with a separate app to continue watching.

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