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Robotics help 290-million-year-old fossil walk again

So you’d like to see a 290-million-year-old creature walk the earth here in the year 2019, would you? You’re in luck, because that happened. You’re about to see the work of evolutionary biologist John Nyakatura at Humboldt University in Berlin.

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Fortnite is so big even Netflix is feeling the heat

When it comes to competition in the entertainment industry, you might be tempted to think that companies only consider similar services to be competitors. For instance, Netflix and Hulu obviously compete with one another, but what about Netflix and Fortnite? As it turns out, Netflix considers Fortnite a major competitor, and it often loses out to the popular game when … Continue reading

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Sony Mobile in trouble, silently exiting Southeast Asia

Sony has recently reaffirmed its commitment to the mobile market but which market that will be is now the question. Year after year, the former smartphone giant has failed not only to make profits but even to leave a lasting good impression. Now rumors are again circulating that Sony might be withdrawing from certain markets like Southeast Asia and the … Continue reading

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LG G7 Android 9 Pie update rolls out with a surprise

Although it seemingly dragged its feet, LG has finally rolled out Android 9 Pie to its early 2018 flagship, the LG G7. That is, if you’re lucky enough to be in Korea or using a Korean SKU. While the rest of the world will have to continue waiting, the update does include a notice on when other LG phones are … Continue reading

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Facebook Portal 5-star Amazon reviews written by employees

It’s getting harder and harder to trust customer reviews these days. Never mind the short, mindless bursts that are undeniably the product of some unintelligent bot

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Michigan has fully approved Rplate digital license plates

Michigan has fully approved digital license plates, offering an alternative to the stamped metal plates it has been using for 125 years. The approval comes in the form of a recently passed bill, and it’ll involve the creator behind Rplate, Reviver Auto, working with Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson on rolling out the new option. Sadly, digital license plates … Continue reading

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Google is raising some G Suite prices by 20-percent

Google is hiking the price of two of its G Suite subscriptions, its collection of apps that replace Microsoft Office, support video conferencing, and live chat. It’s the first price increase for the services in a decade, the search giant says

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Researchers make ice repelling materials breakthrough

Ice is one of the most significant hazards to drivers and pilots and is blamed for multibillion-dollar losses each year in the US. Ice causes all manner of delays in air travel and damages infrastructure, power generation equipment, and power transmission facilities each year. Scientists from the University of Houston have made a breakthrough in repelling ice that could have … Continue reading

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LG foldable phone will use two screens that merge into one

2019 is the year of the foldable phone.

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Ford F-Series all-electric pickup confirmed

Ford will make an all-electric F-Series pickup truck, the automaker has confirmed, giving Tesla’s upcoming pickup EV an unexpected challenger. Sales of F-Series models contribute hugely to Ford’s bottom line, and the automaker recently announced it would be further shifting investment away from traditional cars and more into pickups, SUVs, crossovers, and other utilities. Best-known of those utility models is … Continue reading

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