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Scientists announce a new era in human history
Scientists announce a new era in human history
Science News

The Anthropocene marks a new period in which our collective activities dominate the planetary machinery.

2 hours ago
No guarantee La Niña will ease drought
No guarantee La Niña will ease drought
Science

Weather forecasters say shifting weather patterns point to a La Niña effect which will not relieve the drought effects.

5h
How pot plants clean the air we breathe
How pot plants clean the air we breathe
Home

They brighten up our homes and cheer up our offices. But house plants also clean up the air we breathe, according to a study.

17h
Fall from tree may have proved fatal for ‘Lucy’
Fall from tree may have proved fatal for ‘Lucy’
Science News

Lucy, one of the best known ancestors of humans to ever roam the earth, may have died after a fall from a tree, University of Texas researchers say.

23h
Pope Francis talks tech with Facebook CEO Zuckerbrg
Pope Francis talks tech with Facebook CEO Zuckerbrg
World

Pope Francis has held an informal meeting with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan, at the Vatican.

26h
Wire(less) for sound
Wire(less) for sound
Gadgets

Alan Cooper pits the Samsung R1 against the BeoPlay A1 and finds two pricey but classy speakers.

26h
More changes in console industry
More changes in console industry
Gaming

Thinking of buying a new console? It’s would be worth holding on a bit as a slew of new devices head our way.

27h
It’s time for you to Grow Up, gamer
It’s time for you to Grow Up, gamer
Gaming

Review: Grow Up retains the charm of the original Grow Hoem

28h
Facebook tweaks algorithm for ‘trending’ stories
Facebook tweaks algorithm for ‘trending’ stories
International

Facebook is further automating its “trending” stories feature - a move that will scale back human input to prevent personal bias.

2 days ago
Pokemon GO and the cash explosion
Pokemon GO and the cash explosion
International

Beyond products, companies see huge potential in Pokemon GO’s ability to attract crowds in a way that typical advertising does not.

2 days ago
Space Station to open for business
Space Station to open for business
International

After 15 years as a pure research lab, the International Space Station might be ready for business.

3 days ago
Facebook wants WhatsApp to make money
Facebook wants WhatsApp to make money
International

Facebook is laying the groundwork for its free messaging service WhatsApp to begin pulling in cash.

4 days ago
Need coffee? It’s in your genes
Need coffee? It’s in your genes
Science News

If you need mugfuls of coffee to get going in the morning it’s probably not tiredness causing that but your DNA

4 days ago
Apple patches major flaw
Apple patches major flaw
Security

Flaw discovered after UAE dissident is targeted.

4 days ago
WhatsApp to share phone numbers with Facebook
WhatsApp to share phone numbers with Facebook
International

Messaging service WhatsApp will share some user data with its parent - Facebook - to allow for more relevant advertisements.