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Australia's National Australia Bank Now Accepts Apple Pay  MacRumors · 7 minutes
National Australia Bank (NAB) today announced support for Apple Pay, allowing NAB customers with a Visa Card to make purchases... more
Australian drivers ready to embrace phone restriction apps -- if they can still talk  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
Almost 70 per cent of drivers would be willing to install smartphone apps that block texting and browsing, according to... more
US mitigates Huawei ban by offering temporary reprieve  TechCrunch · 33 minutes
Two steps forward, one step back. The Trump administration has seemingly been trying to calibrate its strategy around its intensifying trade dispute with China. Last week, it effectively banned Huawei from importing... more
U.S. mitigates Huawei ban by offering temporary reprieve  TechCrunch · 1 hour
Two steps forward, one step back. The Trump administration has seemingly been trying to calibrate its strategy around its intensifying trade dispute with China. Last week, it effectively banned Huawei from importing... more
Resilience of Yellowstone's forests tested by unprecedented fire  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
Researchers describe what happens when Yellowstone -- adapted to recurring fires every 100 to 300 years -- instead burns twice in fewer than 30 years. Yellowstone as we know it faces an... more
Staying in shape: How rod-shaped bacteria grow long, not wide  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Researchers show how the rod-shaped bacteria Bacillus subtilis maintains its precise diameter while growing end to end. more
U.S. warns companies of data threat from Chinese-made drones  CBC · 2 hours
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned U.S. firms of the risks to company data from Chinese-made... more
High-quality jadeite tool discovered in underwater ancient salt works in Belize  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Anthropologists have discovered a tool made out of high-quality translucent jadeite with an intact rosewood handle at a site where the ancient Maya processed salt in... more
Huawei already seeing a reprieve on US trade ban, report says - CNET  CNET · 1 hour
The US Commerce Department created a temporary general license allowing Huawei to keep existing networks and issue updates, according to Reuters. more
Snap appoints new execs as it aims to keep 2019 momentum  TechCrunch · 33 minutes
Snap has another appointment in the apt saga of its ephemeral CFOs. Four months after losing its CFO Tim Stone following a reported “personality clash” between... more
Driverless cars working together can speed up traffic by 35 percent  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35 percent, researchers have shown. more
Stanford’s Doggo is a petite robotic quadruped you can (maybe) build yourself  TechCrunch · 1 hour
Got a few thousand bucks and a good deal of engineering expertise? You're in luck: Stanford students have created a quadrupedal robot platform called... more
Tesla released some DIY maintenance procedures for Model 3 - Roadshow  CNET · 1 hour
This isn't exactly a tutorial on how to change your drive motor, but these basic procedures will help inexperienced owners avoid the service center. more
How I Podcast: Criminal/This Is Love’s Lauren Spohrer  TechCrunch · 2 hours
The beauty of podcasting is that anyone can do it. It’s a rare medium that’s nearly as easy to make as it is to consume. And as such, no two people do... more
Crime fighting just got easier as burglars reveal all  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
The first study of burglars committing crime in virtual reality could change the way we protect our homes from burglars. more
Violent Tornadoes and Flooding Are Expected in Oklahoma and Texas Tonight  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 hours
Oklahoma, northwest Texas and the Texas panhandle are bracing for a day of extreme weather, including dangerous tornadoes, flooding and thunderstorms. more
Teaching machines to write better adverts than humans  BBC · 38 minutes
AI-powered advertising copywriters are coming, but can they be taught to be as inventive as humans? more
Abortion clinic asks full appeals court to rehear case  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
A Kentucky abortion clinic is asking a full federal appeals court to rehear an appeal in the case of a state law that requires doctors to perform ultrasounds and show... more
Samsung has the most to gain from US, Google putting Huawei on ice - CNET  CNET · 1 hour
Commentary: Huawei's latest phones have outshone Samsung's flagship models. President Trump's executive order targeting Huawei has already softened. more
In gender-swap photo filters, some trans people see therapy  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
Snapchat's new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger is not necessarily fun and games for transgender people more
Scientists succeed in testing potential brain-based method to diagnose autism  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Scientists have taken the first step in developing an objective, brain-based test to diagnose autism. more
GM’s car-sharing service Maven to exit eight cities  TechCrunch · 33 minutes
GM is scaling back its Maven car-sharing company and will stop service in nearly half of the 17 North American cities it operates in. A spokesperson who confirmed Maven was shutting down... more
Playing Tetris by committee with multiple players  BBC · 38 minutes
How a revamped Nintendo controller allows eight people to control a game simultaneously. more
Are barcodes the way to protect dementia patients?  BBC · 38 minutes
How technology and community support is keeping people with dementia in Japan safe. more
Game of Thrones season 8: How to rewatch, and what's next for Westeros - CNET  CNET · 40 minutes
Winter has come and gone here, the dead have been vanquished, and a new king now reigns. more
GM's Maven will trim its areas of operation by almost half, report says - Roadshow  CNET · 40 minutes
If you're a Maven user in places like Chicago or Boston, sounds like you'd better start looking for... more
Pro Fortnite player sues gaming organization over 'oppressive' contract - CNET  CNET · 40 minutes
Turner Tenney, known professionally as Tfue, alleges the esports team is limiting his business opportunities. more
2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe first drive review: Splitting hairs - Roadshow  CNET · 1 hour
Porsche's latest Cayenne is a satisfying performance SUV with lots of appeal. Just don't call it a coupe. more
Resilience of Yellowstone's forests tested by unprecedented fire
SCIENCE DAILY
Staying in shape: How rod-shaped bacteria grow long, not wide
SCIENCE DAILY
Huawei granted temporary license to continue providing Android updates through August
9to5Google
Latest ‘Phone X’ ad compares Apple Maps to Google Maps AR on Pixel 3a
9to5Google
Faze Clan and Tfue’s legal dispute could reshape e-sports and YouTube contracts forever
THE VERGE
The Justice Department might kill T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger despite likely FCC approval
THE VERGE
Are Powerbeats Pro the best wireless exercise headphones…for Android?
9to5Google
Hyper’s 130W, 27000 mAh portable USB-C battery and 6-in-1 iPad Pro USB-C Hub now available
9to5Mac
Gwendoline Christie predicted the Game of Thrones ending in 2017 - CNET
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Game of Thrones worked best as a communal experience
THE VERGE
‘TanaCon’ creator Tana Mongeau is heading to VidCon one year after retaliating against it
THE VERGE
‘TanaCon’ creator Tana Mongeau is heading to VidCon one year after retaliating against it
THE VERGE
Meet Doggo: Stanford’s cute open-source four-legged robot
THE VERGE
Researchers outline vision for profitable climate change solution
PHYS.ORG
Apple Stores are quietly selling a 23.7-inch LG UltraFine display
9to5Mac
Misreading the story of climate change and the Maya
PHYS.ORG
Researchers make a moving tectonic map of the Game of Thrones landscape
PHYS.ORG
Advanced civilizations could be communicating with neutrino beams
PHYS.ORG
Google rolls out ‘Character Alarms’ to Nest Hub, other Assistant smart displays
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