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I can’t believe I’m saying this but… webOS looks like a great smartwatch platform

a shared story    9 minutes ago
Of all the failed smartphone platforms I’ve seen over the years, webOS’s death was the most tragic because it really was a wonderfully intuitive platform that was especially good for multitasking. Ever since Palm got bought out by HP, which subsequently sold webOS to LG, the...(more) 



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Apple Pay stung in transactions using data stolen from retailers: WSJ

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(Reuters) - Apple Inc's mobile payment system Apple Pay has been hit by a wave of fraudulent transactions using stolen credit-card data from a spate of breaches at retailers, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The transactions stemmed from breaches at...(more) 



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Google's new wireless service will reportedly only work on the Nexus 6

a shared story    2 hours 9 minutes ago
The wireless service that Google all but confirmed this week will only work on the Nexus 6 smartphone, according to a new report. The Wall Street Journal, citing sources familiar with the matter, says Google's service could launch as soon as late March. But it won't...(more) 



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Harrison Ford sustains serious injuries after small plane crash

a shared story    3 hours 9 minutes ago
Actor Harrison Ford, who brought to life characters like Indiana Jones and Han Solo, sustained serious injuries this afternoon after a small plane he was piloting crash-landed on a Los Angeles-area golf course. Around 2:30PM PT this afternoon the actor's plane crashed at the Penmar Gold...(more) 



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French court says has jurisdiction in Facebook vagina case

a shared story    4 hours 9 minutes ago
A Paris court ruled Thursday that it has jurisdiction to judge a case against US social networking site Facebook which blocked the account of a French teacher who posted an image of a vagina. The court ruled that Facebook's clause forcing all users to agree that...(more) 



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20 percent of Mars' surface was likely water 4.5 billion years ago

a shared story    5 hours 9 minutes ago
Around 4.5 billion years ago, Mars was host to a body of water that was larger than the Arctic Ocean. At around .085 miles deep, the water would have covered Mars' surface, but it's more likely the pool was slightly greater than one mile deep. The...(more) 



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For the 'unbanked', mobile money still has some way to go

a shared story    6 hours 9 minutes ago
Globally, an estimated 2.5 billion people don't have a bank account, but many own a cellphone, fuelling a race to turn these phones into bank books for the 'unbanked' to store cash, manage their accounts, make purchases and send and receive money - part of so-called...(more) 



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Google now lets you compare auto insurance quotes in California, will launch in more states soon

a shared story    7 hours 9 minutes ago
Earlier this year, news broke that Google was planning to bring some version of its auto insurance comparison and shopping tools that are already available in the UK here to the US. Now, it's official, at least for drivers in California — the newly-launched Google Compare...(more) 



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Astronomers Find a Long-Lost Ocean on Mars

a shared story    7 hours 9 minutes ago
Planetary scientists have figured out how much water filled a Martian sea four billion years ago—and it was a lot. 



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Wet Mars: Red Planet Lost Ocean's Worth of Water, New Maps Reveal

a shared story    8 hours 9 minutes ago
New maps of water in the atmosphere of Mars reveal that the Red Planet might once have had enough to cover up to a fifth of the planet, researchers say. Further research to refine these maps could help guide the quest to identify underground reservoirs on...(more) 



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Suicide rate among young men has gone down, but the rate for young women is rising

a shared story    9 hours 9 minutes ago
Young men between the ages of 10 and 24 are taking their own lives less often than they did 20 years ago, according to a report released by the CDC today. Unfortunately, the suicide rate among young women is slightly higher than it was in 1994....(more) 



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Chemical Exposure Linked to Billions in Health Care Costs

a shared story    9 hours 9 minutes ago
Chemicals that mimic estrogen and other hormones are costing the EU $175 billion per year in health care, according to new research. 



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