Microsoft's Windows 9: Much ado about little, given cloud shift
Microsoft will reportedly launch Windows 9 on September 30 and could ultimately be known as the last of the software giant's big bang operating system releases. According to The Verge, Microsoft will feature "Threshold," or Windows 9 on Sept. 30. Mary Jo ...
Windows 9 inbound: Microsoft to unveil Windows 'Threshold' in September ...
Windows 9 unveiling set for September 30, report says
Does Microsoft Need a Big Windows Unveiling at the End of September?
800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ... - Science Codex 21 Aug 2014
800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ...
In a finding that has implications for life in other extreme environments, both on Earth and elsewhere in the solar system, researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) this week published a paper confirming that the waters and sediments of a ...
Antarctica discovery by MSU researchers shines light on life at bottom of planet
MSU Antarctica research leads to out of this world possibilities
Antarctic find spurs new hope that alien life could exists in places such as ...
Tech Tips: Sprint's good rates come with a price
NEW YORK (AP) — In revamping its prices and plans this week, Sprint is joining Verizon and AT&T in letting families share pools of data. The new Sprint plans are available starting Friday and reward families that need a lot of data. But the company is also ...
T-Mobile, Sprint Tussle for Customers Escalates
T-Mobile Free Data Offer Aimed at Luring Rivals' Customers
Sprint attacks T-Mobile with $60 unlimited data plan
Oculus Rift Headset: Facebook Offers $500 Reward for Every Bug Users Find
Last year Facebook had paid $1.5 billion as sops for users who found bugs in its system and now it has again offered sops to find bugs in Oculus Rift. Facebook now owns Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset and it is calling upon users to report any bugs ...
Facebook Extends Bug Bounty Program to Oculus Rift
Bug Bounty for Oculus Rift. Facebook Expands Program to Pay for Bug Discovery
Developer cites motion sickness in delaying Oculus Rift support
GPS is Tracking West's Vanishing Water, Scientists Surprised to Learn - National Geographic 21 Aug 2014
GPS is Tracking West's Vanishing Water, Scientists Surprised to Learn
Scientists discover that GPS can measure how much water has disappeared from the West. It's a bucketload. Photo of the San Joaquin River in California. The San Joaquin River rounds a bend north of Kerman, California. Just downstream, the river runs dry.
Western U.S. is Rising Due to Extreme Droughts
Epic Drought in West is Literally Moving Mountains
Scientists can now track California's drought using GPS
Atlantic slows warming, temperature rises seen resuming from 2030: study
OSLO,(Reuters) - The Atlantic Ocean has masked global warming this century by soaking up vast amounts of heat from the atmosphere in a shift likely to reverse from around 2030 and spur fast temperature rises, scientists said. The theory is the latest ...
Global warming slowdown 'could last another decade'
Pause button hit on global warming, possibly for a decade
Global Warming “Slowdown” Could Continue For A Decade
Far Out! Traces of One of Universe's First Stars Detected
An ancient star in the halo surrounding the Milky Way galaxy appears to contain traces of material released by the death of one of the universe's first stars, a new study reports. The chemical signature of the ancient star suggests that it incorporated material ...
Hints of elusive early stars found
Scientists Find Remnants of One of Universe's Oldest Stars—And It's Huge
Found: Traces of Some of the Oldest Stars in the Universe
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You can download OS X Yosemite Public Beta 2 for your Mac right now
The 1.70GB update is available for download right away from the Mac App Store app just like any other OS X update, and will bring users several changes including the new features already noted in DP6, such as new icons for System Preferences, Mail and ...
OS X Yosemite public beta 2 out, Apple still taking sign-ups
Apple updates OS X Yosemite public beta
Apple releases OS X Yosemite Public Beta 2 to testers
NASA, Russia Squabble Over International Space Station Sea Plankton Claim
You've probably seen the fantastical headlines flying around social media or the web this week that Russian cosmonauts have reported discovering traces of sea plankton living on the exterior of the International Space Station, exposed to the harsh, airless ...
NASA wants to put rodents on space station
Sea Plankton on Space Station, Russian Official Claims
Gas cloud creates 'dazzling' aurora
Orb-Weaving Spiders Display Increased Ability to Reproduce in Urban Areas - Science World Report 21 Aug 2014
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Orb-Weaving Spiders Display Increased Ability to Reproduce in Urban Areas
Science World Report
Researchers noticed that orb-weaving spiders may grow larger and display an increased ability to reproduce in urban areas. Like Us on Facebook. The study led by Elizabeth Lowe from the University of Sydney, Australia, found that the common orb-weaving ...