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Carbonates hint at liquid water on Ceres

1 month ago   |   By Chemical & Engineering

Spectroscopic observations suggest the compounds formed from liquid water in the recent geologic past
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Samsung patent reveals AR emoji video calls?

Samsung patent reveals AR emoji video calls?

A recently uncovered patent filed by Samsung reveals that the company has at least considered utilizing its new AR-emoji tech for a FaceTime-esque video call program. The... Read more ...

Drink-a-day startup Hooch adds a perk-filled premium membership plan

Drink-a-day startup Hooch adds a perk-filled premium membership plan

Hooch , the subscription startup that allows members to claim one free drink per day from hundreds of different bars and restaurants, is adding a new membership level called... Read more ...

Facebook insists “users are not the product” in controversial new statement

Facebook insists “users are not the product” in controversial new statement

If you thought using Facebook was free, think again. The age-old adage of “there's no such thing as a free lunch” holds true for Facebook's business model, which many pundits... Read more ...

How to use Google Duo, the video calling app that's better than Apple's...

How to use Google Duo, the video calling app that's better than Apple's FaceTime and works on any phone

A few months ago, my older sister made a life change that was met with animosity among the rest of my family members: she switched from an iPhone to a Google Pixel 2. Now, I'm... Read more ...

Google is bleeding cash trying to take on Amazon in the smart home

Google is bleeding cash trying to take on Amazon in the smart home

Google parent company Alphabet reported first quarter earnings for 2018 today , beating Wall Street estimates on sales and profit thanks in large part to its mammoth search... Read more ...

Atlanta paid nearly $3m to recover from ransomware attack

Atlanta paid nearly $3m to recover from ransomware attack

The March, the city of Atlanta was hit with a massive ransomware attack that took down critical systems, in many cases forcing officials to use pen and paper instead of email... Read more ...

What's on TV: 'Handmaid's Tale,' '3%' and 'Archer'

What's on TV: 'Handmaid's Tale,' '3%' and 'Archer'

This week the NFL Draft takes place, squeezed in between NBA and NHL playoffs action. At the same time Archer is back to open another season, along with Netflix's 3% and The... Read more ...

GOG gets social by adding user profiles

GOG gets social by adding user profiles

GOG is introducing user profiles, which will bring a touch of social interaction to the DRM-free games marketplace. The platform has hesitantly modernized over the years to... Read more ...

Apple's Tim Cook says people don't want iOS and MacOS to merge. What do you say?

Apple's Tim Cook says people don't want iOS and MacOS to merge. What do you say?

Apple's Mac OS would benefit from a merger with iOS. Apple could reinvigorate interest in its MacBook Pro laptop from its prosumer audience by adding features first found on... Read more ...

Yamaha ditches the wires with new MusicCast Surround receivers and speakers

Yamaha ditches the wires with new MusicCast Surround receivers and speakers

Yamaha has announced three new A/V receivers, two new speakers, and a new subwoofer, all of which use its MusicCast Surround technology to wrap you in sound without the need... Read more ...