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Tornadoes Are 100x More Likely Than We Thought, But That’s Good News

Tornadoes Are 100x More Likely Than We Thought, But That's Good News

New research suggests that tornado outbreaks aren't independent of each other, which in turn means they're a staggering 100 times more likely than we thought—but that stormy grey cloud may just have a silver lining.

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Jamie Condliffe

April 16th

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Is Moore’s Law Dying?

Moore's Law—the observation that the number of transistors on integrated circuits doubles approximately every two years—had held true for 40 years. But can engineers keep up that rate of progress?

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Jamie Condliffe

April 16th

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Google X’s Crazy Failures: Space Elevator, Hoverboards, Teleportation

Google X's Crazy Failures: Space Elevator, Hoverboards, Teleportation

We've all wondered excitedly about exactly what Google might be cooking up in its X lab. But now, Fast Company has taken a peek inside its workshops to found out what happens to the ideas that don't make it off the drawing board.

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Jamie Condliffe

April 16th

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10 Amazing Discoveries That Remain Unexplained By Science

Science is our route to understanding the world around us—but sometimes, even the sharpest minds need a while to explain the weirdest discoveries. Here are ten amazing findings that remain unexplained by science.

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Jamie Condliffe

April 16th

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In an interview with Reuters, Samsung senior VP for product strategy has claimed that its first Andr

In an interview with Reuters, Samsung senior VP for product strategy has claimed that its first Android Wear watch will ship later this year, as will a "high-end" Tizen smartphone.

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Jamie Condliffe

April 16th

Mobile

The Smartphone Industry Pledge That Could Stop Your Phone Being Stolen

The Smartphone Industry Pledge That Could Stop Your Phone Being Stolen

The likes of Apple, Google, Microsoft and other major figures in the smartphone industry have signed a pledge that will make it harder to steal cell phones—from July 2015, at least.

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Jamie Condliffe

April 16th

Apple

Anyone Can Buy Google Glass Today, Starting Now

Anyone Can Buy Google Glass Today, Starting Now

If you've long lusted over a pair of the world's geekiest glasses, today all your Christmases come at once. For one day only, Google is allowing any United States resident to buy Glass.

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Jamie Condliffe

April 15th

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Anyone Can Buy Google Glass Today, Starting Now

Anyone Can Buy Google Glass Today, Starting Now

If you've long lusted over a pair of the world's geekiest glasses, today all your Christmases come at once. For one day only, Google is allowing any United States resident to buy Glass.

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Jamie Condliffe

April 15th

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How to Check If Your Android Device Could Be Hacked via Heartbleed

How to Check If Your Android Device Could Be Hacked via Heartbleed

Heartbleed is causing heartache on hundreds of servers all over the internet, but security researchers have also warned that the bug could allow direct hacks of Android, too. Here's how to check if your device is at risk.

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Jamie Condliffe

April 15th

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10-Gigabit Wi-Fi Is Promised By 2015

10-Gigabit Wi-Fi Is Promised By 2015

Think your 802.11ac Wi-Fi is fast? Think again: Quantenna Communications has announced that it's working on a chipset due 2015 that will supports speeds of up to a staggering 10 Gbps.

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Jamie Condliffe

April 15th

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