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Life in the fast lane: reactions to the FCC's bungled net neutrality message

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The FCC has had a rough couple days. Controversy exploded yesterday when a Wall Street Journal report warned that the commission is considering new rules that would tear down the core principles of net neutrality and allow already-powerful internet service providers to act as the internet's...(more) 



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Mystery of dazzling supernova solved

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An exceptionally bright supernova that baffled scientists has been explained - its light is amplified by another galaxy acting as a "lens". 



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Microsoft's Q3 profit dips despite stronger Windows sales

a shared story    1 hour 50 minutes ago
Microsoft has published its Q3 2014 earnings report, and the company has made $5.66 billion in net income on $20.4 billion in revenue. Microsoft’s core consumer-focused businesses are good indicators for the health of a number of the company’s products, including Windows, Windows Phone, Office consumer...(more) 



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Sequencing Tsetse Fly Genome Reveals Surprises That May Save Lives

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Scientists may next be able to exploit the deadly fly's live birth and mammalian-like milk in battle against sleeping sickness. 



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How Google can fix the worst thing about the Google Play store

a shared story    2 hours 50 minutes ago
Google Play is a terrific place to find Android apps… if you happen to know exactly what you’re looking for. But as Android Authority’s Simon Hill points out, things get a bit trickier when it comes to discovering new apps out of the blue since the...(more) 



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Nissan develops the world's first SELF-CLEANING car

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Nissan has unveiled its nano-paint technology that stops a car getting dirty. The first car to trial the paint, which costs £450 ($750), will be the Nissan Note. 



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FCC pushes back against criticism over Internet traffic plan

a shared story    3 hours 50 minutes ago
The U.S. communications regulator on Thursday sought to tame an outcry over "net neutrality" rules it is developing, saying the agency would make sure broadband providers which "unreasonably" discriminate against Web traffic are punished. New rules proposed by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler would ban...(more) 



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Why trailer parks suffer tornado touchdowns: Researchers say 'transition zones' on the edge of town are most at risk

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Purdue researchers who analysed 60 years of weather data say 'transition zones' on the edge of towns have a higher likelihood of tornado touchdowns. 



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Peter Jackson announces new title for his final 'Hobbit' film: 'The Battle of the Five Armies'

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With The Desolation of Smaug in the rearview mirror, director Peter Jackson is gearing up for his final Middle-earth film and the conclusion of his trilogy of movies loosely based on The Hobbit. Every since the project was announced, the final film has had the subtitle...(more) 



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FCC attempts to clarify new net neutrality plan but fails

a shared story    5 hours 50 minutes ago
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has just published a blog post that expands on a statement he gave last night on the topics of net neutrality and an open internet. Earlier yesterday, The Wall Street Journal issued a troubling report alleging that the FCC will soon propose...(more) 



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Time-lapse videos show growth of a bird embryo and inside a cell

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The video won first place in the Small World in Motion competition, run by Tokyo-based Nikon Instruments. 



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Sirius XM tops revenue expectations and adds users

a shared story    6 hours 50 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sirius XM topped revenue expectations for the first quarter and subscriptions grew, though earnings declined 24 percent due to a major share repurchase.... 



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