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Earth 2.0? Nasa finds ‘another Earth-like planet’ in the Milky Way

Nasahas found a twin Earth orbiting a star like the Sun in the Milky Way which scientists say ‘would feel a lot like home.’<p>Kepler 452b - which has been dubbed Earth 2.0 - is six billion years old, has a 385 day year and orbits its star at the same distance as us. It is 1,400 light-years away in the …

Apple may name Jimmy Iovine & Dr. Dre as its newest execs in June

Apple may add Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre to its executive team upon completion of its rumored $3.2 billion purchase of Beats Electronics, reports Billboard.<p>The move would make sense considering that Apple put a high value on marketing. And even though neither Beat’s headphones or streaming service …

FCC chairman revises fast-lane option in net neutrality

Responding to waves of criticism, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is revising his net neutrality rule proposals to include a ban on certain types of "fast lanes" for content companies that are willing to pay Internet service providers for the upgrade.<p>The revision, which seeks …

WhichBeers Wants To Help You Find The Right Beer

At our TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon today, Andrew Kae and Xiaoan Yan presented one of the most useful hacks of the day: a new way to find good beer.<p>Imagine you’re in the store and looking at a giant display case with beers you’ve never heard of. Which one should you buy? WhichBeers uses image …

Sony blows away record with 185TB cassette tape

Cassette tapes may have faded into oblivion long ago, but magnetic tape storage still has a key role to play behind the scenes. Extremely high density tapes are used by corporations and government agencies for archival purposes because they're cheaper, more power efficient, and more reliable than …

Facebook Woos Mobile Developers, but Is It Too Late?

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Smartphones: The Silent Killer Of The Web As You Know It

The PC is dying, long live the PC! These headlines have been thrown around for years, as sales of laptops and desktops have continually dwindled downward.<p>The tablet has long been pinned as the murderer of the traditional computers and it certainly looked like it was going to be the one to do away …

Japan wants to build a space-based solar energy farm

A new proposal from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) lays out a plan that would solve the country’s energy woes for decades to come.<p>The power source? A series of platforms launched into orbit around the planet to collect solar energy. Yeah, that’s right — a space-based solar energy …