Samsung delays launch of Tizen smartphone
PCWorld
Samsung Electronics said Monday that it would postpone the release of its first smartphone running the Tizen OS, the Samsung Z, which was set to launch first in Russia. The delay does not bode well for the company's attempt to move away from its heavy …
Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphoneUSA TODAY
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Samsung promises that Tizen, while plagued by setbacks, will still deliverChristian Science Monitor
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Gas prices continue to drop
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CONCORD (AP) — Gas prices in New Hampshire have fallen 2.4 cents per gallon in the past week. The average price of a gallon of gas Monday was $3.58, according to www.gasbuddy.com. That's still 7 cents higher than the national average, which fell …
Local Gas Prices FallingCIproud.com
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Gas prices tick downward; some $3.07 locallyJacksonville Journal-Courier
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Rhapsody Reaches 2 Million Monthly Subscribers
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Way back in the streaming stone age of 2001, the music service Rhapsody pioneered the model of selling access to songs online through monthly subscriptions. Rhapsody has long since been leapfrogged by newer entrants like Spotify, but now it is trying to …
T-Mobile deal helps Rhapsody hit 2M paying subsWashington Post
Napster exec says labels 'short-sighted' for creating YouTube's music powerThe Guardian
Boosted by T-Mobile's Unradio, Rhapsody tops 2 million paying subscribersAppAdvice
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Trees are saving human lives – 850 people per year – by reducing air pollution
Tech Times
Trees across the United States save as many as 850 people a year by removing pollutants in the air, according to a new study from the Forestry Service. (Photo : Mohan P). Trees save the lives of around 850 people each year, according to a new study from …
Humans benefit when there is a higher population of trees in the areaDumb-Out
Trees remove enough air pollution to save 850 people a yearUPI.com
Trees Save More Than 850 Human Lives Per Year: Urban Forests Reduce Science World Report
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Dating site OKCupid admits to Facebook-style psychological testing on users
Telegraph.co.uk
OKCupid, the popular dating site, has admitted to carrying out controversial Facebook-style psychological experiments on its users, saying it intentionally mismatched people to test its technology. Christian Rudder, the company's founder, published a blog on …
Looking for Love on the Web, as It Experiments With YouNew York Times
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Delta Aquarid meteor shower to peak July 29
The Space Reporter
The Delta Aquarid meteor shower, visible from July 28-31, will peak around 9:30 PM Eastern time July 29. Since the moon will have set by then, observers will experience ideal viewing conditions. Viewers should be able to see 15 to 20 meteors per hour early …
Double Feature: Delta Aquarids And Some Perseids Overhead This WeekPlanetSave.com
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NASA's Opportunity Rover Sets A Record For Off-World Driving
Forbes
This Martian map shows Opportunity's path from landing in 2004 through its most recent drive. (Credit: mage Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/NMMNHS). NASA's Opportunity rover has been on Mars for over 10 years now, but it's still going strong. And now it's …
Opportunity rover claims off-world long-distance driving recordRegister
Opportunity holds the off-Earth roving distance recordBusiness Standard
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Higher sea levels causing more flooding, NOAA report says
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Global warming is causing an increase in so-called 'nuisance' flooding on all three U.S. coasts, U.S. weather agency says. Science Recorder Pro. Free trial. No ads. Exclusive interviews. Access to all articles. Just $19.99/yr. Subscribe. Galleries. The 10 most …
Study: Sea levels drive up floodingThe News Journal
Sea level rise increases dangerous 'nuisance flooding' in US coastal regionsTech Times
Forget 20 Foot Sea Rise Hype, Nuisance Flooding Will Get Action TakenScience 2.0
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China regulators in Microsoft visit

by technews on July 29, 2014

Microsoft confirms that officials from the Chinese regulatory body responsible for enforcing business laws have visited some of its offices. …read more

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Police placing ads on piracy sites

by technews on July 28, 2014

The City of London police has started placing banner advertisements on websites believed to be offering pirated content illegally. …read more

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