LG’s 2019 TVs add HDMI 2.1 and 8K

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LG’s 2019 TVs add HDMI 2.1 and 8K CES 2019 hasn’t started yet, but LG is already drip-feeding information about this year’s OLED and LCD TVs. While it didn’t mention the rollable OLED we’re expecting, it did list model numbers for two…

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Meatless ‘Beyond Burgers’ come to Carl’s Jr. restaurants

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Meatless ‘Beyond Burgers’ come to Carl’s Jr. restaurants Beyond Meat The competition in lab-made veggie burgers is heating up. Beyond Meat has brought its burgers to more than 1,000 Carl’s Jr. locations in the US, marking its Beyond’s largest restaurant deal to…

Sling TV rolls out improved UI features on Apple TV

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Sling TV rolls out improved UI features on Apple TV Sling Apple TV users are getting some new Sling TV features that will make it easier to find and watch shows. Sling said the updates are geared towards being more “content-centric” and…

Apple blames China struggles and slow iPhone upgrades for earnings miss

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Apple blames China struggles and slow iPhone upgrades for earnings miss VCG via Getty Images Smartphone sales are struggling, and Apple is now feeling the pinch from that decline. The tech firm has lowered its guidance for its first fiscal quarter (October…

Mozilla plans UI refresh and better Gmail support for Thunderbird

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Mozilla plans UI refresh and better Gmail support for Thunderbird Mozilla Mozilla announced today that its Thunderbird desktop email client will be getting some much needed love in 2019, with the team preparing to tackle user interface issues, improve user experience and…

A ‘pacemaker’ for North African climate: Sahara swung between lush and desert conditions every 20,000 years, in sync with monsoon activity

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A ‘pacemaker’ for North African climate: Sahara swung between lush and desert conditions every 20,000 years, in sync with monsoon activity The Sahara desert is one of the harshest, most inhospitable places on the planet, covering much of North Africa in some…

NASA releases first clear images of distant Kuiper Belt object

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NASA releases first clear images of distant Kuiper Belt object NASA’s New Horizons team has released the promised first images from its history-making flyby of (486958) 2014 MU69, and they’re already shedding some light on the early Solar System — while also…

China’s war on particulate air pollution is causing more severe ozone pollution: PM 2.5 pollution is falling but ground-level ozone pollution is on the rise

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China’s war on particulate air pollution is causing more severe ozone pollution: PM 2.5 pollution is falling but ground-level ozone pollution is on the rise In early 2013, the Chinese government declared a war on air pollution and began instituting stringent policies…

Mystery of Yemen cholera epidemic solved: The most likely source of the cholera epidemic in Yemen has been discovered by scientists

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Mystery of Yemen cholera epidemic solved: The most likely source of the cholera epidemic in Yemen has been discovered by scientists The most likely source of the cholera epidemic in Yemen has been discovered by scientists. Through the use of genomic sequencing,…

From playing cards to tectonic plates, layered materials pushed to the brink

From playing cards to tectonic plates, layered materials pushed to the brink

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From playing cards to tectonic plates, layered materials pushed to the brink By studying the behavior of a deck of cards, and stacks of other materials, like steel and aluminum, scientists at Drexel University are proving the existence of a buckling phenomenon…

Is habitat restoration actually killing plants in the California wildlands? Nursery-grown plants can harbor fungicide-resistant strains of disease-causing pathogens

Is habitat restoration actually killing plants in the California wildlands? Nursery-grown plants can harbor fungicide-resistant strains of disease-causing pathogens

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Is habitat restoration actually killing plants in the California wildlands? Nursery-grown plants can harbor fungicide-resistant strains of disease-causing pathogens In 2014, plant biologists with the California Department of Agriculture reported an alarming discovery: native wildflowers and herbs, grown in nurseries and then…

How economic theory and the Netflix Prize could make research funding more efficient

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How economic theory and the Netflix Prize could make research funding more efficient As scientific funding becomes increasingly scarce, professors in STEM fields spend more time in their offices writing grant applications: by one estimate, as much as one-fifth of their research…

Hacker forces Chromecasts and smart TVs to promote PewDiePie

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Hacker forces Chromecasts and smart TVs to promote PewDiePie Dave J Hogan/Getty Images The subscribe-to-PewDiePie hacking campaign continues unabated — although it might have a positive side benefit this time around. TheHackerGiraffe (who perpetrated the earlier printer hack) has compromised thousands of…

13 Ways to Earn Cryptocurrency in 2019

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13 Ways to Earn Cryptocurrency in 2019 Everyday, thousands of people search “how to make money online,” and that number is growing with every year. As cryptocurrency continues on its path towards legitimacy, search results for those looking to make money online…

Facebook, Cryptocurrency, and The Future of Mobile Commerce

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Facebook, Cryptocurrency, and The Future of Mobile Commerce It’s the beginning of a new year, and instead of focusing on the here and now of our fast paced mobile industry, I’d like to take a few steps back and look at the…