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Xenon detector finds no dark matter after 20-month study

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Despite being buried a mile under the South Dakota surface and isolated in rock and water for 20 months, the Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter sensor failed to detect anything. While this is yet another unsuccessful attempt to observe… Go To Full Article

Cyanogen Inc. is undergoing major layoffs, may "pivot" to apps

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We're hearing from multiple sources that Cyanogen Inc. is in the midst of laying off a significant portion of its workforce around the world today. The layoffs most heavily impact the open source arm of the Android ROM-gone-startup, which may… Go To Full Article

Deconstructing the legendary dungeons of 'Ocarina of Time'

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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is one of those games that practically everyone has played and regards fondly. The landmark 1998 game was incredibly influential, and when folks put together lists of "best games of all time," it's… Go To Full Article

Wikileaks publishes thousands of DNC emails

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As if Hillary Clinton and the Democratic party needed any more fuss over emails, Wikileaks has published a trove of messages sent to and from top DNC officials. It covers a period from January of last year to May of… Go To Full Article

3D-printed 'Pokémon Go' cover aims for you, obscures screen

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Catching monsters in Pokémon Go sounds deceptively simple: find a creature, and throw an imaginary ball at it by swiping up on your phone screen. The reality is a lot more frustrating -- if you don't flick your finger in… Go To Full Article

Samsung's Portable SSD T3 reviewed

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Our SSD coverage is typically geared towards drives for the system builder, but today we've got a welcome break from tearing down another 2.5" SATA drive. Samsung's 850 EVO SSD has enjoyed widespread success since its introduction a while back,… Go To Full Article

'Pokémon Go' has most first-week downloads in App Store history

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Despite only being available in the United States, Australia and New Zealand for its first week, Apple has officially confirmed that Pokémon Go had the most downloads in its first week of any in the App Store's history. Considering that… Go To Full Article

NASA astronauts head underwater to simulate Mars missions

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Once a year, NASA's astronauts make a big change -- trading their vocation of conducting scientific experiments in space for one of underwater research. For the next two and a half weeks, an international team of 'Aquanauts' will be living… Go To Full Article

Security bugs put Apple devices running iOS and Mac OS X at risk

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Multiple security vulnerabilities were revealed by Cisco's Talos security team earlier this week, identifying areas at risk of possible exploits in iOS devices and Mac OS X. Some experts believe the exploits to be complex to pull off and likely… Go To Full Article

Scientists find a way to make cells respond to stimuli

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Through the use of synthetic biology researchers have been able to program cells to perform unique functions, like produce drugs in response to disease markers. In order to create more complex cellular circuits, several MIT engineers have now found a... Go To Full Article

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