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  • SpaceX continues its mission toward reusable rockets

    18 April 2014, 6:42 pm by: Verge Video

    Metamucil One, you’re go for take off. Remember, you will be carrying 40 tons of Metamucil, America’s number one fiber supplement. Since the creation of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, astronauts have been forced to deal with eating…
  • Nearly one-third of morning-after pills in Peru are fake

    18 April 2014, 5:00 pm by: Arielle Duhaime-Ross

    A whopping 28 percent of morning-after pills in Peru are fake. A study published today in PLOS ONE relates how some emergency contraceptives contain inadequate amounts of active ingredients that, in many cases, aren't being released quickly enough into the…
  • 3D-printed cast concept uses ultrasound to heal broken bones

    18 April 2014, 4:25 pm by: Kwame Opam

    Last year, Victoria University of Wellington graduate Jake Evill created the Cortex cast, a concept that sought to potentially replace traditional plaster casts while also offering the added benefit of being lightweight and odor-free. Now, the Osteoid cast, a…
  • AT&T adds more data and tethering to top prepaid plan

    18 April 2014, 4:12 pm by: Jacob Kastrenakes

    AT&T is making its off-contract GoPhone plans a little more competitive as T-Mobile continues its aggressive tactics to win over customers in that market. Beginning next Friday, AT&T will make changes to two of its prepaid GoPhone plans: most notably, its $60…
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable could sell millions of customers to Charter

    18 April 2014, 2:54 pm by: Chris Welch

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable could offload between 3 million and 5 million customers to Charter Communications, according to a Financial Times report. Executives from all three companies have met in recent days and negotiations remain ongoing, the report…
  • SpaceX's third supply mission takes off for the ISS

    18 April 2014, 2:29 pm by: Adi Robertson

    Update April 18th, 2014 3:30pm: The Falcon 9 has successfully launched, and the capsule is headed towards the ISS for a Sunday docking.…
  • Ukrainian Jews are caught in a propaganda war

    18 April 2014, 1:58 pm by: Amar Toor

    A group of masked men issued a chilling warning to Jews living in eastern Ukraine this week: register with the government, or face deportation. According to reports from local and Israeli media, the men were seen outside a synagogue in the city of Donetsk on…
  • My week with the new Google Play Edition HTC One

    18 April 2014, 1:29 pm by: Dan Seifert

    I like things pure. I don't put sugar in my coffee, there are no bumper stickers on my car, and I typically don't put a case on any smartphone I own. Google's special Google Play Edition smartphones have always appealed to me: I can get the best hardware in…
  • Facebook's Paper app is looking less and less like Facebook

    18 April 2014, 1:00 pm by: Ellis Hamburger

    With Paper, Facebook set out to prove that it could "think small," rebuilding itself from the ground up for mobile devices. This meant removing lots of clutter, and in some cases, leaving out certain features that some Facebook users might have considered…
  • A new $10 million-a-month fraud ring preys on online advertisers

    18 April 2014, 11:55 am by: Russell Brandom

    The ad software firm TubeMogul has uncovered a botnet ring that could be generating as much as $10 million a month in fraudulent video views, preying on advertisers like Nissan and Samsung. Like a traditional click-fraud network, the botnet works by hijacking…

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