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Satellite startup Kymeta announces $50 million in funding from Bill Gates

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It's been nearly a year since Intellectual Ventures announced its satellite communications spinoff Kymeta, but a recent round of funding from heavyweight backers is about to give the company some serious momentum. In a press release today, Kymeta announced $50… Go To Full Article

TPB Founder: "Shut Down The Pirate Bay"

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Something tells me the RIAA and the MPAA would like to take Mr. Andersson up on this. Currently on a speech tour in Brazil, Tobias Andersson, one of the original founders of The Pirate Bay, says the site should shut… Go To Full Article

A clear look at LG's upcoming Optimus G2

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There's still one month to go before LG officially unveils its Optimus G successor, but thanks to an anonymous tipster, we have a pretty clear idea of what it'll look like. Similar to the G2 leaks we've seen in the… Go To Full Article

Nokia to update Here Drive and Transit apps

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Nokia's Here Drive+ global sat-nav app for Windows Phone 8, currently exclusive to certain Lumia handsets, will be available to all devices running Redmond's mobile OS when it gets updated "by the end of this week." In addition to wider… Go To Full Article

They have the technology? US government briefly shows iOS on a Lumia 900

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In a 30-second PSA about its wireless emergency alerts, the US government has adopted a similar approach to those fictional smartphone mash-ups we've seen on the TV. The ad shows those familiar WinPho buttons housed within a white polycarbonate Lumia… Go To Full Article

Leaked Intel Boxed CPU Roadmap

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It looks like the crew at Myce has posted a bunch of leaked slides outlining Intel's roadmap for its upcoming boxed processors. Go To Full Article

Do Computer Fans Always Run at 100% Unless Told Otherwise?

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Whether on laptops, desktops, or even game consoles, we’ve all heard the whir of the system fans in the background. How exactly do all these little cooling fans know when to spin up, down, and otherwise moderate the amount of… Go To Full Article

Scientists want next Mars rover to search for signs of life, test out astronaut tech

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NASA really wants to put another rover on the surface of Mars in 2020. The goals of that mission are still being ironed out, but a panel of 19 scientists appointed by the space agency have come up with some… Go To Full Article

Yahoo Mail gets Dropbox file sharing on Android

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There's more than just Dropbox itself with big news at DBX -- Yahoo has just rolled Dropbox integration into its Mail app for Android. Much like what we saw on the desktop, Android users can now choose email attachments from… Go To Full Article

Hack It: In-refrigerator egg monitoring

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Here’s a concept piece that monitors the eggs in your refrigerator. It’s still in development and we don’t think the general public is ready for digital egg monitoring quite yet. But we love the concept and want to hear from… Go To Full Article

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