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US, Saudi Arabia back-of-the-pack on curbing climate change  PHYS.ORG · 57 minutes
The United States and Saudi Arabia rank last when it comes to curbing climate change among the 56 nations accounting for 90 percent of planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions, researchers said Monday. more
Saturn’s snowman  ESA · 30 minutes
Space Science Image of the Week: Saturn’s moons Dione and Rhea appear as one in this unusual line-up more
GM fights government to retain tax credit for electric cars  PHYS.ORG · 20 minutes
General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its... more
Need health insurance? The deadline is Dec. 15  NEWS MEDICAL · 27 minutes
The woman arrived at the University of South Florida's navigator office in Tampa a few weeks ago with a 40-page document describing a short-term health insurance plan she was considering. more
Fortnite player 'heard hitting partner during live stream'  Sky News · 24 minutes
A gamer who was allegedly heard hitting his partner during a live stream of Fortnite has been charged with assault. more
Samsung Galaxy A8s With Infinity-O Display, Triple Rear Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications  Gadgets 360 · 34 minutes
Apart from the Infinty-O display, the Samsung Galaxy A8s also sports triple rear cameras, up to 8GB of RAM, and a rear fingerprint sensor... more
Honor 8C Goes on Sale in India Today, via Amazon and HiHonor Store  Gadgets 360 · 34 minutes
Honor 8C has gone on sale in India for the first time today, and is available via e-commerce platforms. more
OnePlus 6T In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Becomes Faster With Use, Claims OnePlus  Gadgets 360 · 34 minutes
OnePlus claims that the latest OnePlus 6T “uses sophisticated algorithms to improve over time as they learn more about the way you unlock your phone.” more
The 48-megapixel phones are coming  THE VERGE · 3 hours
Sony and Samsung both announced 48-megapixel image sensors designed for smartphones earlier this year, and we’re starting to hear details of the first devices to make... more
Microsoft reveals more Edge details, including Chrome Extension support  THE VERGE · 1 hour
Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser intends to support existing Chrome extensions, a member of the software’s development team... more
Lifelong Aerobic Exercise May Help Keep Body Young, Says New Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 hours
In an analysis of septuagenarians who have been exercising for decades, researchers from Ball... more
South Sudan to begin Ebola vaccinations as 'very high risk'  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
The WHO says the country is at "very high risk" in the current Ebola outbreak. more
Roma mothers held in Slovak hospitals against their will  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma... more
Parkinson's: Dietary compound moves toxic protein from gut to brain  MNT · 2 hours
A new study describes how low levels of herbicide mixed with a common dietary compound can transport toxic proteins to the brain, causing Parkinsonism. more
Waggel launches ‘fully digital’ pet insurance  TechCrunch · 2 hours
Waggel, a new ‘insurtech’ startup in the U.K., is officially launching today to offer what it describes as “fully digital” pet insurance. Founded by Andrew Leal, and Ross Fretten (a contestant of The Apprentice 2017), the... more
New mothers and babies often detained in Slovak hospitals  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma... more
Tesla CEO Elon Musk taunts US financial regulatory agency  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, openly derided the US Securities and Exchange Commission in an interview aired Sunday, having settled fraud charges with the regulatory agency over an errant... more
'Outdated' IT and old computers found in Welsh schools  BBC · 3 hours
Schools are too far behind technology such as smartphones and iPads in teaching IT, a watchdog says. more
Poco F1 Price in India Cut, Now Starts at Rs. 19,999  Gadgets 360 · 1 hour
Poco F1 has received a price cut in India. The smartphone is Xiaomi's mid-range phone with top-end specifications. more
Nokia 8.1 India Launch Set for Today, How to Watch Live Stream  Gadgets 360 · 1 hour
Nokia 8.1 is all set to be launched in India today, at an event in New Delhi. more
Engineers produce smallest 3-D transistor yet  nanowerk · 2 hours
Process that modifies semiconductor material atom by atom could enable higher-performance electronics. more
SoftBank aims to raise $23bn on Japan mobile unit IPO  PHYS.ORG · 57 minutes
Telecoms giant and technology investor SoftBank Group aims to raise over $23 billion by listing its Japanese mobile unit next week in one of the biggest tech IPOs... more
Novel nanowire memristor to artificially reproduce functions of biological synapses  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Emulating and understanding the human brain is one of the most important challenges for modern technology: on the one hand, the ability to artificially reproduce the processing of... more
Microsoft Wants Xbox Game Pass 'on Every Device'  Gadgets 360 · 1 hour
Xbox Game Pass could come to Sony and Nintendo devices if Microsoft has its way. more
Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2018 Skins Revealed  Gadgets 360 · 1 hour
The Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2018 release date is December 11 and it ends on January 2. Here's what you can expect in the way of new Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2018 skins. more
Tenacity and flexibility help maintain psychological well-being, mobility in older people  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Tenacious goal pursuit and flexible goal adjustment have been shown to help maintain psychological well-being despite age-related challenges and losses. A recent study demonstrates that tenacity... more
Sensitive e-skin embedded with nanowires  nanowerk · 3 hours
Flexible skin for soft robots, embedded with electrical nanowires, combines conductivity with sensitivity within the same material. more
Researchers report novel findings on plant hormone  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Jasmonic acid is not just the aromatic odor of the plant Jasminum grandiflorum used in cosmetics and perfume industries. Plants wounded by e.g. chewing herbivores produce jasmonic acid as a defense signal, as a... more
'I was divorced and missed having company'  BBC · 3 hours
Rupert Hunt created flat-sharing website SpareRoom - and then ended up needing to use it himself after his marriage ended. more
Tesla CEO Elon Musk Taunts US Financial Regulatory Agency  Gadgets 360 · 3 hours
Musk had to resign as Tesla chairman under a September arrangement with the SEC to settle fraud charges stemming from a tweet. more
PUBG Mobile Vikendi Map Release Date Leaked, Officially Hits Beta on Monday  Gadgets 360 · 3 hours
The mobile version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will reportedly get the highly-awaited snow terrain map Vikendi on December 20. It's available in beta starting Monday. more
Nanowire Memristor: a nanometric device to reproduce the synapses of the brain  nanowerk · 1 hour
New research shows how it is possible to artificially emulate the activity of synapses, i.e. the connections between neurons that regulate the learning processes... more
Medical News Today: Parkinson's: Dietary compound moves toxic protein from gut to brain  MNT · 1 hour
A new study describes how low levels of herbicide mixed with a common dietary compound can transport toxic proteins to the brain,... more
Google has acquired one of India’s most popular train tracking apps  TechCrunch · 2 hours
Google is increasing its efforts in India after it snapped up the team behind popular transportation app ‘Where is my Train.’ The app claims 10 million... more
Stranger Things Season 3 Trailer Reveals Episode Titles, Releasing 2019  Gadgets 360 · 2 hours
There’s no still word on the release date for Stranger Things season 3 — Netflix won’t say more than 2019 at this point — but we do have... more
Brexit is leading to higher energy prices: study  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Consumers paid on average £75 more in the year after the EU referendum for gas and electricity, according to research by UCL. more
Lund University researchers succeed in obtaining dendritic cells by direct reprogramming
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Ecology group posts video of humpback whale playing with log off Vancouver Island
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New Netflix Stranger Things season 3 teaser reveals episode titles - CNET
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Watch 20,000 Jedi and 3,000 Tyrannosaurus rex fight to the death - CNET
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Bordeaux Apple store robbed and vandalized in French riots
9to5Mac
Canada Moose Cree First Nation to get drone deliveries
BBC
Beavers return to Italy after more than 500 years
CBC
Meet Ellen Page's superhero family in Netflix's The Umbrella Academy teaser - CNET
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Google Pixel 3 XL Lite renders leak, 6-inch display w/ no notch [Video]
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Khal Drogo returns! Jason Momoa revisits Game of Thrones on SNL - CNET
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Lethal League Blaze turns handball into a stylish fighting game
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There's a new V8-powered racing Prius in the world, and this one handles - Roadshow
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There's a new V8-powered racing Prius in the world, and this one handles - Roadshow
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Are US trains really that bad? It's complicated - CNET
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Are US trains really that bad? It's complicated - CNET
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Google app 8.70 preps personalized audio news, Material Theme tweaks, adds Pixel Stand Ambient Display setting [APK Insight]
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Review: iPhone XR Clear Case – is it worth the premium price? [Video]
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