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Study supports Zika link to microcephaly

Lancet study that analysed 2013-14 French Polynesia outbreak finds more evidence of link between virus and birth defect<p>About one in 100 women infected by the Zika virus in early pregnancy may be at risk of having a baby with microcephaly, according to a new study of an epidemic that occurred in …

Woz says he's still a laptop guy, despite Tim Cook's comments

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Over the past few days, dedicated Apple fanpersons have been burning their MacBooks, burying them in their garden or donating them to Goodwill.<p>After all, Tim Cook, the company's CEO, insisted on Tuesday …

Facebook Says It Will Enable Safety Check During More Human Disasters, Following Criticism

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg committed to turning on Safety Check in more human disasters going forward, responding to criticism that the company turned on its safety feature for Paris but not for Beirut and other bombings.<p>Zuckerberg explained that the Paris terror attacks marked the first time the …

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Google-backed startup Magic Leap could be raising $1 billion in funding — one of the biggest deals ever

According to that report, such a deal would value Magic Leap at $4.5 billion. South Florida Business Journal is Magic Leap's hometown newspaper of record, theoretically placing it close to the source.<p>The only other tech companies to ever raise $1 billion in a single round were Uber, which managed …

Darpa robotics challenge: South Korea's humanoid nets team $2m

Try, Robot: Darpa contest sends new humanoids into 'nuclear reactor'<p>Read more<p>On Saturday evening, with their sleek humanoid robot DRC-Hubo, a team of roboticists and engineers from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in Daejeon, South Korea, won $2m from the R&D arm of the US …

Solar plane begins longest leg of record trip around world without fuel

A Swiss pilot of a solar plane on Sunday embarked on the longest leg of the first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel.<p>André Borschberg took off from Nanjing, China, at 2:39 a.m. Sunday in the Solar Impulse 2 for a flight across the Pacific Ocean expected to last six days and five …

Microsoft Releases Preview Of Office For Android Phones

Office’s cross-platform march continues. Today, Microsoft announced the preview of Office for Android phones. It comes after the release of Office for Android tablets and iOS devices, not to mention new versions for Windows and OS X.<p>Microsoft has provided a simple Office Android experience inside …

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Obama Used Someone Else's iPhone To Tweet His First Presidential Account Tweet

President Obama still carries his secure BlackBerry. On the day of the first tweet from @POTUS, the White House won't say if that device is Twitter capable.<p>A White House official told BuzzFeed News Obama's first tweet from the brand-new presidential Twitter account was sent using an iPhone …