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The White House is considering an an antitrust investigation into 'online platform bias' at Google and Facebook

The White House is considering an an antitrust investigation into 'online platform bias' at Google and Facebook

41 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The proposed executive order would ask federal law enforcement to "thoroughly investigate whether any online platform has acted in violation of the antitrust laws," to "protect...
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Diverse Tree Portfolio Weathers Droughts Better

8 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Forests with numerous tree species, and therefore a mix of water-management strategies, appear more tolerant of drought. Christopher Intagliata reports.
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Google C.E.O. Denies Allegations of Political Bias in Search Results

8 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Sundar Pichai said in an email to staff on Friday that the company does not alter search results for political gain.
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NASA sent a balloon to observe ‘electric' blue clouds, and they sure are pretty

NASA sent a balloon to observe ‘electric' blue clouds, and they sure are pretty

11 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

We're used to NASA dropping gorgeous photos of far-off objects in space, but its most recent observations are much closer to home. In a new post on its website, NASA reveals...
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Japan's Hayabusa 2 mission lands on the surface of a distant asteroid

Japan's Hayabusa 2 mission lands on the surface of a distant asteroid

11 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   4 articles

The coolest mission you haven't heard of just hit a major milestone: the Japanese Hayabusa 2 probe has reached its destination, the asteroid Ryugu, and just deployed a pair of...
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The Walking Dead developer Telltale Games shutting down

The Walking Dead developer Telltale Games shutting down

12 hours ago   |   Gamasutra   |   12 articles

Update Telltale Games, the studio behind games like The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us, appears to be closing its doors according to social media posts from multiple...
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New nanotherapy offers hope in treating drug-resistant renal cell carcinoma

12 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   4 articles

A research team led by Arun Iyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Wayne State...
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Gorgeous new Hubble photo shows hundreds of galaxies ready to be explored

Gorgeous new Hubble photo shows hundreds of galaxies ready to be explored

12 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   2 articles

To us puny humans, Earth is a pretty big place. There's lots to see, do, and explore here on the planet where we originated. We should be pretty happy with our circumstances...
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TESS planet hunter gifts NASA two new exoplanets

TESS planet hunter gifts NASA two new exoplanets

12 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   3 articles

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has shared its first observations with NASA, revealing the existence of two exoplanets previously unknown to researchers. The...
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Deborah Blum talks about her new book with Stereo Chemistry

13 hours ago   |   Chemical & Engineering

The renowned science writer joined our podcast to discuss the chemist and experiment behind the ‘The Poison Squad.'
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Flip your car around with Tony Hawk's Pro Skater-inspired REKT

Flip your car around with Tony Hawk's Pro Skater-inspired REKT

I've been longing to play a Tony Hawk's Pro Skater game that doesn't suck for the better half of a decade now. While it doesn't look like the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series is... Read more ...

Latest Huawei Mate 20 Pro leak showcases device inside official cases

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The Walking Dead developer Telltale Games shutting down

The Walking Dead developer Telltale Games shutting down

Update Telltale Games, the studio behind games like The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us, appears to be closing its doors according to social media posts from multiple... Read more ...

Twitter informing users about bug that sent private messages to developers

Twitter informing users about bug that sent private messages to developers

U.S.-based microblogging giant Twitter is sending out messages to users about a bug that may have sent private messages to unauthorized developers. According to a number of... Read more ...

Replay - The Commodore 64 Spectacular: Part 2

Replay - The Commodore 64 Spectacular: Part 2

Our continued look at the Commodore 64 uncovers a dozen-plus games from yesteryear. This is the second episode in what will end up being a three-part series. We can't get... Read more ...

FIFA 19 Review - More Familiar Than Fantastic

FIFA 19 Review - More Familiar Than Fantastic

FIFA 19 doesn't have many vital, new additions. Career mode is practically the same and Ultimate Team's biggest change impacts only competitive players. However, the gameplay... Read more ...

Belkin's wireless charging dock handles your iPhone XS and Apple Watch

Belkin's wireless charging dock handles your iPhone XS and Apple Watch

While we wait to see if Apple's AirPower mat will ever make an appearance, owners of new iPhones and Apple Watches who want to charge both at the same time could consider this... Read more ...

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 software update now rolling out

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 software update now rolling out

Heads up, Galaxy Note 9 owners, because you've got a software update heading your way. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to version N960USQS1ARH6 to its Samsung Galaxy Note 9... Read more ...