Yahoo replaces Google as default search engine for Firefox browser

Yahoo has struck a deal to become the default search engine on the Firefox internet browser, replacing Google and its ten year partnership with the software.

Thu 20 Nov 14 from The Independent

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Corning announces more drop-resistant Gorilla Glass 4

While it's nice to have a smartphone with glass that won't break when jabbed or flexed, what most of us really need is glass that can survive being dropped. Corning's just-announced Gorilla ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Gizmag

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Google launches subscription service for the internet to replace ad revenue online

Google has unveiled a new scheme to let websites collect money from visitors without using online advertising – an industry that many resent for its reliance on the collection of personal ...

17 hours ago from The Independent

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Nokia re-enters the hardware game with familiar-looking N1 tablet

While Nokia may have relinquished its hold on the Lumia brand, it's not finished making hardware just yet. The company has never been famous for its tablets, but the N1 looks to be a solid offering, ...

Tue 18 Nov 14 from Gizmag

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TV startup Aereo in bankruptcy after US court defeat

Television startup Aereo, which lost a US Supreme Court test of its system to bypass cable with tiny, personalized antennas, announced Friday it was filing for bankruptcy protection.

Fri 21 Nov 14 from

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Mysterious sea star killer probably a virus

Many questions remain about massive die-off on west coast of North America

Mon 17 Nov 14 from Science Now

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Beats Music to arrive on iPhones — whether you like it or not

Apple is set to push its paid-for Beats Music service onto all iPhones — the latest in a series of uninvited arrivals on iPhones and a step towards answering why Apple paid so much for the ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from The Independent

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Toray's Thermoplastic CFRP Employed for Toyota's Fuel-cell Vehicle

Toray Industries Inc announced Nov 19, 2014, that its thermoplastic carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) has been employed for Toyota Motor Corp's "Mirai" fuel-cell vehicle to be launched ...

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Tech-On

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Protecting personal data in the cloud

IBM today announced it has patented the design for a data privacy engine that can more efficiently and affordably help businesses protect personal data as it is transferred between countries, ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from

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WhatsApp messages get end-to-end encryption

An online privacy tool endorsed by Edward Snowden is being used to protect WhatsApp messages from snooping by encrypting them as they travel the Internet.

Tue 18 Nov 14 from

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