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Jellyfish Prove That You Don't Need A Brain To Sleep: So What?

Three CalTech graduate students proved through research that even brainless jellyfish also need to sleep. They discovered that a genus of jellyfish known as the Cassiopea displayed sleep-like behavior similar to humans at night.

SCIENCE

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise To Cut 5,000 Jobs, Or 10 Percent Of Its Global Workforce: Report

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is preparing for a massive round of layoffs. Sources say the company is going to cut as much as 5,000 jobs worldwide, reportedly as a cost-cutting measure.

TECH

The Original Xbox's Biggest Duke Controller Is Heading To The Xbox One And Windows 10 Soon

It's official: The Duke is making its way to the Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs, giving original Xbox owners a good dose of nostalgia of the huge controller.

CULTURE

Unusual Space Rock Turns Out To Be 2 Comet-Like Asteroids Orbiting Each Other

The binary asteroid in the asteroid belt was initially thought of as a single object. It was eventually found to be two asteroids with comet-like features orbiting each other.

SCIENCE

Facebook To Turn Over Russia Ads To Congress As Part Of 9-Step Plan To Protect Election Integrity

As part of its nine-step plan to promote election integrity, Facebook will give government officials and investigators $100,000 worth of Russian ads it uncovered. It’s the latest development in an ongoing investigation of President Trump’s possible ties to Russia.

TECH

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Camera Will Take Amazing Videos: Will It Be Enough To Dethrone iPhone X?

Samsung has developed a new image sensor that would make the Galaxy S9 camera even more amazing. Will the new feature be enough to make the upcoming device a clear winner over the iPhone X?

TECH

Hardworking Babies: Infants Can Learn Persistence From Adults

Is persistence learned or innate? A new study shows how 15-month-old infants can exhibit the value of persistence and hard work if they see an adult do the same.

HEALTH

Facebook Used A Rape Threat To Advertise Instagram: Here's How That Happened

Facebook accidentally used an image of a rape threat to advertise Instagram. The horrible mistake is the result of depending too much on algorithms, and digs an ever deeper hole for the social network amid its recent gaffes.

TECH

Fossilized Poop of Plant-Eating Dinosaurs Reveals They Sometimes Ate Crabs

Researchers found traces of crustacean within the 75-million-year-old fossilized feces of a megaherbivore. The fossilized feces contains excellent insight regarding the life and possibly more diverse diets of the hadrosaurs.

SCIENCE

Bose Unveils QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Headphones Powered By Google Assistant For $350

After being revealed via rumors and leaks, Bose has made its new QuietComfort 35 II headphones official, now simply called QC35 II. Powered by Google Assistant, the QC35 II can make calls, read the news, control music playback, and more.

TECH

The CCleaner Hack Goes Deeper: Malware Targeted Microsoft, Google, And Other Major Tech Companies

The recently reported CCleaner hack affected 2.3 million users, but those people were not the real targets. The hackers were found to be targeting major tech companies, including Microsoft and Google, with the second stage of the attack.

TECH

'Doom' On Switch Still Runs Great, Early Impressions Suggest

Early impressions for 'Doom' on Nintendo Switch have now surfaced, with several publications offering interesting perspectives about the port. So how exactly does the game perform on Nintendo’s hybrid console?

CULTURE

LOOK: This Artificial Muscle Can Lift Up To 1,000 Times Its Own Weight

This artificial muscle is not just incredibly strong, but it also comes cheap at just three cents per gram. Are we one step closer to seeing more lifelike robots?

SCIENCE

Gender Straitjacket: Gender Norms Negatively Affect Young Boys And Girls From 15 Countries

Does gender stereotyping really affect the way children think and grow up? A new study shows that it does and at an earlier age than previously thought.

HEALTH

Breaking Down The Google-HTC Deal: Here's What The Acquisition Means For Both Companies

Google has finalized the acquisition of a part of HTC's smartphone division for $1.1 billion. For Google, the transaction improves its hardware expertise, but for HTC, it comes as a necessity.

TECH

Will Microsoft’s Xbox One X Enhanced Program Actually Make Games Look And Play Better?

The Xbox One X is nearly arriving on shelves, but there’s still a bit of confusion about how certain games will run on the console. Thankfully, Microsoft has now explained exactly what the Xbox One X enhanced program is.

CULTURE September 21, 2017

This Ancient Frog Had Jaws Strong Enough To Eat Small Dinosaurs And Crocodiles

A team of researchers has estimated that the jaws of the Beelzebufo ampinga were strong enough to allow the ancient creature to eat small dinosaurs and crocodiles. The so-called 'devil frog' used to live in Madagascar and is thankfully extinct.

SCIENCE September 21, 2017

It’s Official: Google Is Buying Part Of HTC’s Smartphone Team For $1.1 Billion, But HTC Will Remain

After rumors of Google’s alleged plan to acquire HTC, the company has now officially announced that it’s buying off a part of HTC’s smartphone team for $1.1 billion. The deal should help Google make better Pixel phones.

TECH September 21, 2017

Minecraft Better Together Update Brings Cross-Platform Play To Xbox One, Windows, And More, Except PlayStation 4

'Minecraft' Better Together update is rolling out to the Xbox One, Windows, VR, and mobile, and it's bringing them all together via cross-platform play. No PlayStation 4 in the list, though.

CULTURE September 21, 2017

The 12 Teams Of Overwatch League Are Locked In: Season 1 Action Starts In January

The last three teams have joined the Overwatch League roster to take the total count to 12 teams. The preseason will start in December, and the inaugural season will officially launch in January.

CULTURE September 21, 2017

Waymo Wants Uber To Pay $2.6 Billion For Allegedly Stealing One Trade Secret

Alphabet’s Waymo is asking Uber to pay $2.6 billion in damages for a trade secret it claims one former Uber executive stole. The trial date for the high-stakes legal battle is set on Oct. 10.

TECH September 21, 2017

Android One Version Of Moto X4 Joins Project Fi Lineup, Will Launch In The US For $399

Google and Motorola will release an Android One version of the Moto X4 in the United States for $399. On top of that, it will be available via Project Fi, the first non-Google handset in the lineup.

TECH September 21, 2017

Sixth Mass Extinction Will Happen By 2100: MIT Study

A mass extinction might occur by 2100, according to an MIT professor’s new study. If Earth’s oceans hit a certain carbon threshold, the sixth mass extinction could occur at the end of this century.

SCIENCE September 21, 2017

The Hidden NES Game In The Nintendo Switch Is A Tribute To Satoru Iwata: Here's How To Unlock It

The mystery of the hidden NES game 'Golf' in the Nintendo Switch has finally been solved. The 1984 classic title is apparently a tribute to the late Nintendo president Satoru Iwata, and here's how to unlock it.

CULTURE September 21, 2017

Sleep Deprivation May Reduce Symptoms Of Depression: Study

A meta-analysis suggests that partial sleep deprivation may help people who suffer from depression. Antidepressants are currently the popular treatment for people suffering from depressive symptoms.

HEALTH September 20, 2017

The iOS 11 Control Center Buttons For Wi-Fi And Bluetooth Don't Work The Way You Think They Do

The revamped Control Center is one of the best new features of iOS 11, which Apple recently rolled out to supported devices. However, the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth buttons do not work the way that most users would think they do.

TECH September 20, 2017

Apple Watch Series 3 LTE Reliability Issues Might Make You Think Twice About Buying It

The Apple Watch Series 3 currently has reliability issues for its LTE connectivity feature. Apple will soon roll out a patch, but that might not be enough to solve the device's biggest problem.

TECH September 20, 2017

Amazon Fire HD 10 Is A Steal At $150: Features Full HD Screen, 10-Hour Battery, And Hands-Free Alexa

There’s a new tablet it town. Amazon’s new Fire HD 10 tablet, which costs a mere $150, is giving other devices a run for their money, especially with its Full HD screen, 10-hour battery, and hands-free Alexa.

TECH September 20, 2017

Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 Leaked: What Else Will Google Unveil On Oct. 4?

Droid Life has leaked the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2, which Google will unveil in its Oct. 4 event. Other devices planned for the event are a new laptop, an Amazon Echo Dot challenger, and an updated Daydream View.

TECH September 20, 2017

Think It’s Too Expensive? $999 iPhone X Is ‘Value Price,’ Says Apple Chief Tim Cook

Tim Cook doesn’t think the iPhone X is expensive. In 'Good Morning America,' the Apple chief addressed claims saying the company’s new flagship is too expensive.

TECH September 20, 2017

Valve’s Solution To Review Bombing On Steam Is To Add Histograms: How Will It Help?

Review bombing, the act of ganging up on a game by giving it negative reviews, has become a huge problem on Steam. Valve thinks it can fix it by adding review histograms, but how?

CULTURE September 20, 2017

2 Corpsmen Removed From Patient Care After Calling Newborns ‘Mini Satans,’ Pointing Middle Finger At A Baby

Two corpsmen are now under investigation after posting photos and videos online that show how they inappropriately behaved with a newborn. The hospital staff members involved have come under fire in social media as well.

HEALTH September 20, 2017

Apple Rolls Out iOS 11: Here Are Some Of The Best New Features To Try First

Apple has rolled out iOS 11 to all supported devices. The mobile operating system update introduces a long list of new features, and here are some of the best ones to try out.

TECH September 20, 2017

Be Careful With Nerf Guns, Kids: You Might Seriously Damage Your Eyes

Eye doctors have warned that Nerf guns can cause serious eye damage, to the point that they recommended players to wear protective goggles. Making matters worse is that third-party companies make cheaper but more dangerous replacement bullets.

HEALTH September 20, 2017

New Trailer For The ‘Shadow Of The Colossus’ Remake Debuts At TGS 2017, And It Looks Incredible [Video]

Sony has now released a new trailer for the 'Shadow of the Colossus' remake at the Tokyo Game Show, showing extremely polished graphics that’ll surely make fans of the game swoon. The remake comes out sometime in 2018.

CULTURE September 20, 2017

Final Fantasy IX Now On PlayStation 4: Here's What's New With The Revived Square Enix RPG

At the Tokyo Game Show, Square Enix announced 'Final Fantasy IX' for the PlayStation 4, with a few upgrades applied to the 17-year-old RPG. However, fans of the franchise may have hoped for news on another game from the series.

CULTURE September 19, 2017

'Pokémon Sun' And 'Moon' Guide: How To Get Ash's Pikachu And Pikashunium Z

Attention, 'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' players: Ash's Pikachu is now up for grabs via Mystery Gift. To make things even better, they come with the Z-Crystal Pikashunium Z.

CULTURE September 19, 2017

New 'Overwatch' Update Adds Junkertown Map, Micro Missiles For D.Va, And Valkyrie For Mercy

The latest 'Overwatch' patch adds Junkertown as a new Escort Map, while also making changes to D.Va and overhauling Mercy. The update comes just in time for the upcoming 'Overwatch' free weekend.

CULTURE September 19, 2017

August Just Redesigned Its Flagship Smart Lock, Equipped It With DoorSense, And Made It Cheaper

August has overhauled its smart locks line to deliver more security, improved battery life, and more mass-market appeal. The standard Smart Lock version now only costs $149, and it even comes with DoorSense, an amazing new security feature.

TECH September 19, 2017

Teens Today Less Interested In Sex, Alcohol Compared To Counterparts From Previous Decades: Are Gadgets To Blame?

American teens today are not as interested in sex, alcohol, dating, or driving compared to older generations. Here's what's happening.

HEALTH September 19, 2017

Pi Wireless Charger Powers Up Your Phone From A Close Range, No Pads Or Wires Needed

Startup company Pi wants to change how wireless charging works. Instead of placing phones on pads, it wants people to have their devices charged simply by putting them within close range of the Pi Charger.

TECH September 19, 2017

T-Mobile Unlimited Data Throttling Cap To Increase From 32 GB to 50 GB: Is That Good Enough?

T-Mobile will soon increase the throttling cap of its unlimited data plan from 32 GB to 50 GB. Is that enough to last a month for most users, and will it attract more customers to switch carriers?

TECH September 19, 2017

Google Finally Rolls Out A Gmail Feature That Should Have Been Added Ages Ago: Prepare To See More Hyperlinks

Google is making Gmail better. On Android and iOS on mobile and the web, Gmail now has the ability to convert phone numbers, physical addresses, and email addresses into hyperlinks.

TECH September 19, 2017

Sprint Offers Customers Free iPhone 8 Deal: Here's What You Need To Do

Sprint has launched a free iPhone 8 deal for new and existing subscribers. Here are the requirements to take advantage of the offer, which will allow customers to take an 18-month lease on the iPhone 8 for $0 per month.

TECH September 19, 2017

A Mock Crew Just Came Out Of An 8-Month Mars Isolation Experiment Backed By NASA

A Mars mock crew has emerged from an eight-month isolation experiment that was supposed to simulate what it's like to be on Mars. It marks the fifth Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation attempt.

SCIENCE September 19, 2017

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