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Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in October

Perhaps you’ve heard of this tiny show called Stranger Things<p>Halloween season is finally upon us, so you might expect your streaming service of choice to be filled with dozens of new slasher flicks, gothic thrillers, and serial killer movies. (The whole creepy killer clown thing is currently being …

Entertainment

The death of the smartphone is closer than you think. Here's what comes next

Every technology rises, then falls: soon it will be the turn of the smartphone. But what will replace it?<p>The arrival of the original iPhone back in …

Wearable Tech

Zoomdata Snares $25 Million Series C Led By Goldman Sachs

Zoomdata, a company that’s trying to transform business intelligence by connecting to both modern and traditional data sources at scale, announced a $25 million Series C round today.<p>The investment was led by Goldman Sachs’ Principal Strategic Investments Group. New investor Comcast Ventures also …

Venture Capital

New 'Superman' crystals can store data for billions of years

Remember the memory crystals in the "Superman" movies? Well, something similar is already a reality here on Earth.<p>Researchers in the U.K. have developed a way of storing digital data inside tiny structures contained in glass.<p>The storage technology is so stable and safe that it can survive for …

Nanotech

This Octopus Was Trained by Sony to Take Pictures of Aquarium Visitors

Octopuses are known to be very intelligent creatures, but one octopus over in New Zealand has one upped its peers by becoming the world’s first …

Once $399 A Year, Google Earth Pro Is Now Free

Lots of people have dabbled with Google Earth to fly around their neighborhood or poke around a 3D version Paris. But how many dropped $400 (per year!) for a Pro subscription?<p>Not a ton, it would seem. At least, not enough for Google to keep counting on it as an income source.<p>Google has just nixed …

Nokia Will Return, Hints At 2016 For Finland's Next Smartphone

Following the release of its third quarter results last week, Nokia’s CFO Timo Ihamuotila talked about the value of the Nokia brand name in the mobile phone space, and how that market space was off-limits at the moment. Speculation remains high about Nokia’s intention in the mobile phone space …

Watch A Thousand Micro Robots Self-Assemble Into Wild Shapes

The madmen at Harvard have finally done it: they’ve simulated real life swarms with tiny robots, thereby bringing the coming robot apocalypse that much closer.<p>Or maybe they just created some really cool proof-of-concept robotic self-assembly systems. Either way, what you’re seeing is a set of a …