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DNA in dirt can reveal where human ancestors lived

When you want to know where humans have lived, you typically look for direct signs like bones or buildings. But that's not always easy, especially with hominid ancestors who didn't exactly leave an abundance of remains. Thanks to a new … Read the rest of this entry

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After Math: Keeping it 100

As America's least likeable plutocrat rounds out his first 100 days in office, we're taking a look at other centennial achievements from the world of technology. Google and Facebook were named as victims in $ 100 million scam, Instagram now … Read the rest of this entry

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MIT fires a rocket motor made using 3D-printed plastic

If you're going to 3D-print rocket parts, you'd want to make them out of metal to handle the stress, right? Not necessarily. MIT has successfully test-fired what it believes is the first completely 3D-printed rocket motor to be made with … Read the rest of this entry

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Apple adds one more year of warranty to first-gen Watches

Apple will still repair your first-gen Apple Watch if it breaks due to battery issues even if it's already older than two years. The tech titan has extended its wearable's repair coverage related to battery woes to last two years … Read the rest of this entry

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There’s a slackbot for people who like to shit where they eat

Online dating and work chat apps have been separate entities for entirely logical, productive and HR-compliant reasons. But a dating app-maker has decided that the line dividing office life and love life should be blurred with the help of a … Read the rest of this entry

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Fitbit says that Flex 2 didn’t explode on its own

Wisconsin resident Dina Mitchell said she suffered second-degree burns on her arm after her Fitbit Flex 2 suddenly caught fire on Tuesday, while she was reading a book. Today, Fitbit says that didn't happen. Engadget RSS Feed

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YouTube searches for its next star with a cover competition

YouTube is looking for the world's next star, and it's asking Ludacris and Ryan Seacrest to help it happen. Seacrest's production company are making "Best. Cover. Ever", for the video service, with famous musicians mentoring contestants that enter by… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Google and Facebook named as victims to $100 million scam

The tech companies that fell victim to a $ 100 million email scam reported in March are no inexperienced newbies fresh off their first funding round. According to Fortune, they're none other than Google and Facebook. When the incident was … Read the rest of this entry

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Uber self-driving lead steps aside due to Waymo’s lawsuit

While Waymo — the company formerly known as Google's self-driving car project — continues to sue Uber over stolen trade secrets, the former employee at the center of its charges will "be recused from all LiDAR-related work and management." Levandow… … Read the rest of this entry

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Google becomes first foreign internet company to go live in Cuba

After former President Obama reopened America's diplomatic relations with Cuba, businesses started looking for opportunities to make inroads to the island nation. Google was one of these, with Obama himself announcing it would come to help set up WiF… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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