Facebook gets 1 billion users in a day: site becomes bigger than almost every country

One billion people use Facebook in just one day — making it far bigger than most countries, and easily the most used technology product on Earth.

10 hours ago from The Independent

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Pentagon funding new high-tech venture

Defense Secretary Ash Carter will announce Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking

The CEO of adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Huawei Watch Pre-Order Suggests Android Wear Coming To iOS

Huawei Watch Android wear on iOS The Huawei watch pre-order page suggests Android Wear will soon be compatible with the iPhone. IPhone owners who want to use Android ...

4 hours ago from Popular Science

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Appeals court reverses ruling that found NSA program illegal

A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans.

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Instagram pictures stop being square, as app introduces long and wide images and videos

Instagram will now let people post long and wide pictures — potentially bringing to an end the square images and videos that the site has become known for.

10 hours ago from The Independent

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Sprint offers DirecTV customers free year of phone service

Sprint is offering DirecTV customers one free year of cellphone service in a bold move aimed at the satellite TV company's new owner, AT&T.

Thu 27 Aug 15 from Phys.org

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HTC Vive VR Headset Will Be Available In 'Limited Quality' By Year's End

If you've been itching to get your hands on HTC's elusive Vive VR headset, PAX Prime could be your best bet. The Penny Arcade Expo is underway today in Seattle and it's packed with gaming goodness, ...

3 hours ago from HotHardware

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M is for personal digital assistant: Facebook announces Siri competitor

Facebook has announced that it is testing a new digital assistant to take on the likes of Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Cortana. Meet Facebook M... Continue Reading M is for personal ...

7 hours ago from Gizmag

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Bits You Missed: Lightsabers, Rainbow Mika, and Borderlands the Movie

In the endless stream of news on your dash, there may be some things that fall through the cracks. Here’s five of the coolest and weirdest news bits to come across our screens this […]

26 minutes ago from Geek.com

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