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Earth has its own 'Star Trek'-like force field, study suggests

The University of Colorado Boulder has announced a discovery 7,200 miles above Earth of a protective shield similar to the force fields you might see in "Star Trek."<p>The discovery of this barrier in the Van Allen radiation belts suggests a new explanation for how "killer electrons" are held at bay. …

Amazon is testing “Kindle Unlimited,” an ebook subscription service for $9.99/month

Amazon(s AMZN) is testing an ebook and audiobook subscription service called “Kindle Unlimited” that offers “unlimited access to over 600,000 titles …

Fishing Charters from Jekyll Island Georgia - Spade Fish Fishing

Fishing Charters from Jekyll Island Georgia - Spade Fish Fishing<p>Eric Bennett with another HUGE Spade... 9 Ounces shy of the Georgia State Record. We're getting close! Each attempt to lure the the larger fish out of a school of 50+ fish is a challenge and requires a lot of patience, skill and a very small hook.. with that small hook, you can bet the rod, reel, line and other terminal fishing tackle had better be top notch and strong!<p>Spade Fish are extremely strong fighters. In fact, they're …

"There's a Puzzling Conspiracy between Dark Matter and Visible Matter" (Today's Most Popular)

Earlier, in 2009, Zhao led An international team of astronomers that found an unexpected link between 'dark matter' and the visible stars and gas in …

Google finally proves it won't pursue military contracts, pulls leading robot from DARPA competition - ExtremeTech

Google finally proves it won’t pursue military contracts, pulls leading robot from DARPA competition<p>By on July 1, 2014 at 10:32 am<p>This site may earn …

Qualcomm to boost wireless performance to gigabit levels with Wilocity acquisition - ExtremeTech

By on July 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Qualcomm announced today that it will …

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Privacy group calls for regulators to act against Facebook

An online privacy organization filed a complaint against Facebook with U.S. regulators Thursday, saying the company "purposefully messed with people's minds" in conducting a controversial 2012 experiment.<p>Facebook has come under fire after details of the study were released recently. The social …

Your Android phone could be leaking your Wi-Fi history

If you're using an Android phone that's less than three years old, it could be broadcasting the names of every Wi-Fi network you've connected to. A new investigation from the Electronic Frontier Foundation traced the behavior to a feature called Preferred Network Offload (PNO) introduced with the …

Try to Kill Your Startup Before You Start

<i>George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a growth consulting, advisory and executive staffing firm based in Chicago.</i><p>I recently had the pleasure of sitting on an investor panel with Joe Dwyer, a partner at Founder Equity Fund and good colleague of mine. He made a …

Camera uses lasers to see around corners

Technically, you can already take photos around corners with a periscope rig, but a new camera in development takes a different approach: photographing the movement of light itself with a system of lasers, and a camera that can image them faster than 15 billion frames per second.<p>Created by the …