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PlayStation 3 Production Ending Soon in Japan

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Sony had originally declared that the PlayStation 3 would be a "ten-year console," and it looks like they weren't kidding—the system is now getting killed off after being around for just over a decade. Launching in 2006, the PS3 introduced… Go To Full Article

AccuWeather now lets you look at the forecast in virtual reality

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Checking the weather report is usually a colorless, simple experience -- a glance at an app to see the five day forecast or check the news for any major storms or events. If you have a Samsung Gear VR device,… Go To Full Article

Lily Drone team says it has no timeframe for issuing refunds

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When Lily Robotics announced that its self-flying, follow-along camera drone wouldn't be produced, it promised to refund $34 million in pre-orders back to its customers. That's still the plan, but according to a new refund request form, the company i... Go To Full Article

Supercomputer simulation looks inside of 2011's deadliest tornado

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In may of 2011, a sequence of tornadoes roared across the midwestern United States. The incident became a focal point for scientists eager to learn what it is about supercell storms that allow them to form such devastating tornados. It's… Go To Full Article

Germany plans to squeeze hydroelectric power out of a coal mine

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As coal energy falls out of favor in much of the world, one defunct mine in the heart of Germany's coal country is preparing for a new life as a sustainable power plant. As Bloomberg reports, the Prosper-Haniel mine in… Go To Full Article

Swatch takes on Google, Apple with own watch OS

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Swatch Group AG said it's developing an alternative to the iOS and Android operating systems for smartwatches as Switzerland's largest maker of timepieces vies with Silicon Valley for control of consumers' wrists. The company's Tissot brand will introduce a model… Go To Full Article

DARPA has laid the groundwork for thought-powered prosthetics

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New research from the government's mad science wing, DARPA, could make life an awful lot easier for people who use prosthetic limbs. You see, DAPRA has devised what it calls the "Atomic Magnetometer for Biological Imaging in Earth's Native Terrain."... Go To Full Article

Apple paid Chance the Rapper $500,000 for a two-week exclusive

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It's tough for streaming music services to stand out. Cosmetic differences aside, all of them offer virtually the same thing. Each major platform has the songs listeners want, for the most part. One method that services are using to stand… Go To Full Article

FBI apprehends troll for seizure-inducing Twitter attack

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The perpetrator who tweeted a seizure-inducing image to a journalist has been apprehended by the FBI. In December a troll sent Vanity Fair and Newsweek writer Kurt Eichenwald, who is epileptic, a flashing, auto-playing image. Earlier this morning, Ei...… Go To Full Article

Infrared light could someday deliver super-fast WiFi

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WiFi has become essential to our everyday lives, which is why slow speeds piss us all off. Luckily, a PhD student in the Netherlands has come up with a potentially groundbreaking idea: using infrared rays to carry wireless data to… Go To Full Article

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