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Why many in Silicon Valley breathed sigh of relief at Google-Oracle ruling A federal jury sided with Google in a long-running copyright battle with rival Oracle on Thursday, saying its use of Oracle's code to create its Android software was 'fair use.'
The Christian Science Monitor | May 28, 2016 12:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Scientists find minivan-sized sponge, world's largest HONOLULU (AP) Researchers in Hawaii have been absorbed by a sea creature they discovered last summer, and their findings are pretty big.
Yahoo! News | May 28, 2016 12:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Researchers reveal tactic that saw pilots drop nuclear weapons while upside down In 1957, a pilot in Florida performed a tactic deemed idiot loops. Flying a B-47 the pilot dropped a bomb well away from the target as it climbed vertically the air. This forced the bomb on an arch path to its mark.
Mail Online | May 27, 2016 11:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Possible Cellphone Link To Cancer Found In Rat Study An anonymous reader quotes a report from NBC News: A giant U.S. study meant to help decide whether cellphones cause cancer is coming back with confusing results. A report on the study, conducted in rats and mice, is not finished yet. But advocates pushing
Slashdot | May 27, 2016 11:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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People will deceive others more often to protect those in their social circle Researchers from Canada and China say it's common for people to cheat for others within their social groups at the expense of a third party. In these circumstances, loyalty might outweigh morals.
Mail Online | May 27, 2016 11:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mind-reaching machine could soon turn your secret thoughts into speech Professor Robert Knight and his team at UC Berkeley say they are working on technology that can reproduce comprehensible speech from direct brain recordings in real-time.
Mail Online | May 27, 2016 10:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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NASA to Try Again to Inflate a Balloon-like Pod for the Space Station After a failed attempt, NASA will again pump air into the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, or Beam, which will be a new room for astronauts.
New York Times | May 27, 2016 10:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How we know Mars is emerging from an ice age, based on radar images Read full story for latest details. | May 27, 2016 9:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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NASA to make second attempt at inflating space station test module By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will try again on Saturday to inflate a novel experimental habitat after the fabric module failed to unfurl as planned earlier this week, NASA officials said
Yahoo! News | May 27, 2016 9:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Video reveals 'quantum cat' can be both alive and dead and in two places at once Yale physicists build on the infamous Schrdinger's cat paradox and combine it with the concept of quantum entanglement, so the cat can be alive and dead, and in two places at once.
Mail Online | May 27, 2016 9:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend