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Facebook rolls out video calls on Messenger

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Facebook on Monday began rolling out video calling on its Messenger mobile application, enabling face-to-face conversations among users of the app around the world. With the new feature, users can add video to calls to another person with the same application. "You can quickly start a...(more) 

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Panasonic sees fourth year of profit gains on auto electronics growth

a shared story    1 hour 36 minutes ago
Japan's Panasonic Corp said it remains on track for a fourth straight year of operating profit growth, vindicating a restructuring that has seen the electronics firm pivot toward new goods like auto parts and away from former glories like TVs. Reporting operating profit for the year...(more) 

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TPG defeats NBN in court fight over FttB power

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TPG has won a fight against the government-owned company formerly known as NBN Co over the use of power plugs in its fibre-to-the-basement rollout. 

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Watch DARPA's magic bullets change course to hit moving targets

a shared story    3 hours 36 minutes ago
We already have smart guns, but DARPA has taken the next logical step — the defense agency has built smart bullets. The military agency has shown off new footage of its Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance — shortened to EXACTO rounds — that show the smart bullets...(more) 

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Footage emerges of Nepal quake, Everest avalanche

a shared story    4 hours 36 minutes ago
Video of the devastation wrought by a major earthquake on Kathmandu and resulting avalanche at Mount Everest base camp have begun to trickle on to YouTube. 

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​University of Queensland taps big data tech

a shared story    5 hours 36 minutes ago
The University of Queensland has inked a multimillion-dollar deal for the development of a supercomputer designed to handle the big data behind complex research projects. 

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Konami cancels 'Silent Hills,' bums us out permanently (Tomorrow Daily 168)

a shared story    6 hours 36 minutes ago
On today's show, Khail and Ashley speculate about what's going on at Konami, watch paper transform into an interactive medium, and watch tiny robots pull more than 100 times their own weight. 

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Wearables wilt Australian tablet sales: Telsyte

a shared story    7 hours 36 minutes ago
An increased interest in wearable devices, along with the release of the iPhone 6 and market saturation, hit tablet sales in Australia during 2014, according to a new study by Telsyte. 

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Bethesda’s experiment with paid Skyrim mods has been an epic disaster – is there any way to fix it?

a shared story    8 hours 36 minutes ago
I’ll admit it: When Bethesda and Valve last week announced that they were going to open up a store where people could pay for individual modifications to the iconic game Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, I thought it was a terrific idea. My reasoning at the time...(more) 

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Maryland governor declares state of emergency over Baltimore violence

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(Reuters) - Maryland Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard to address the violence in Baltimore, his office said on Monday. The governor's office said the actions came at the request of the city of Baltimore. It added that Hogan...(more) 

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Tesla invite for April 30th event teases 'the missing piece'

a shared story    10 hours 36 minutes ago
Invites have gone out for this week's Tesla event in Hawthorne, California, just outside Los Angeles at the company's headquarters. Tesla is widely expected to unveil a battery cabinet for homes that would better enable solar energy to be stored, lessening reliance on the grid. Elon...(more) 

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Facebook collecting Nepal quake aid donations

a shared story    11 hours 36 minutes ago
Facebook was rolling out a donation button Monday for contributions to victims of the massive earthquake in Nepal, and offered to match up to $2 million. "People are coming together to support those affected by the earthquake that struck Nepal and impacted the populations of Nepal,...(more) 

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