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  1. The Verge

    Google sets its sights on the iPhone with HTC deal
    The Verge
    Of the three most influential companies in smartphone design, Nokia fragmented into a million pieces after being bought out by Microsoft, Apple is still going strong, and Google just bought the third with its $1.1 billion deal with HTC. The reason why ...
    Google's $1.1 billion deal with HTC is about something much bigger than making a better smartphoneBusiness Insider
    What if the Google-HTC deal is actually about voice assistants?Engadget
    Take it from an HTC fan: this Google deal won't helpSlashGear
    Washington Post -BGR -Tom's Guide -PCWorld
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  2. The Verge

    What an eight-year-old Neanderthal boy can tell us about how our extinct relatives developed
    The Verge
    The skull of the Neanderthal boy analyzed in the study. Photo: Paleoanthropology Group MNCN-CSIC. A Neanderthal boy of around eight who died almost 50,000 years ago still has things to tell us: mainly that our extinct human relatives grew up at a pace ...
    Growing Up NeanderthalDiscover Magazine (blog)

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  3. New York Times

    Facebook's Frankenstein Moment
    New York Times
    Victor Frankenstein, looking over a creature he had made, eventually realized that he couldn't control his creation. Credit Hammer Film, via Photofest. On Wednesday, in response to a ProPublica report that Facebook enabled advertisers to target users ...
    Facebook to give Congress Russian-linked 2016 election adsDayton Daily News
    Facebook's Zuckerberg to speak about protecting electionsMetro US
    Facebook to provide ads bought by Russian company to congressional committees probing Trump tiesLos Angeles Times
    Reuters
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  4. Reuters

    Hack of Wall St. regulator rattles investors, lawmakers
    Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street's top regulator came under fire on Thursday about its cyber security and disclosure practices after admitting hackers had breached its database of corporate announcements in 2016 and may have used it for insider ...

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  5. Ars Technica

    If Bill Gates really thinks ctrl-alt-del was a mistake, he should have fixed it himself
    Ars Technica
    Once again, Bill Gates has bemoaned the creation of the ctrl-alt-del shortcut. Talking at Bloomberg Global Business Forum, Gates reiterates that he wishes IBM had created a dedicated button for the feature. We're republishing this piece from 2013 ...
    Dear Bill Gates, Control-Alt-Delete was not a mistakeVentureBeat
    Bill Gates, any regrets? Ctrl-Alt-Delete should be a single buttonZDNet
    Bill Gates wishes the Ctrl, Alt, Delete command was a bit less complicatedDigital Trends
    ValueWalk -Hot Hardware -Mashable -13newsnow.com
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  6. U.S. News & World Report

    Feeling Crabby: Plant-Eating Dinosaurs Snacked on Crustaceans
    U.S. News & World Report
    CU Boulder Associate Professor Karen Chin excavates dinosaur coprolites at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah, in this May 10, 2013 photo. Courtesy University of Colorado/Handout via REUTERS Reuters. By Will Dunham.
    Plant-eating dinosaurs 'strayed from veggie diet'BBC News
    Petrified poop: 75-million-year-old dino dung drops bombshellUSA TODAY
    Shellfish Surprise: Common 'Herbivore' Dinosaur Found To Snack On CrustaceansNPR
    New York Post -The Denver Post -Nature.com -The Denver Channel
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  7. Engadget

    'Doom' for the Nintendo Switch feels exactly like it's supposed to
    Engadget
    When Nintendo announced the launch of the Switch by using footage from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, it was a surprise -- but a reasonable one. Bethesda's open-world adventure game was beloved, but old enough that a port to Nintendo's new console ...
    Doom on Switch Is Definitely Still DoomIGN
    Doom on the Switch is real Doom... on the SwitchPolygon
    The Nintendo Switch can handle Doom with all its blood and gutsVentureBeat
    GameSpot -Geek -GameZone -SlashGear
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  8. Fortune

    Bose's New Headphones Come With Google Assistant
    Fortune
    The audio equipment company debuted its QC35 II headphones on Thursday that are compatible with Google Assistant, the search giant's voice-activated digital assistant. Google (goog, +0.09%), like other big tech companies including Apple (aapl, -1.74%) ...
    Bose Enters Wireless Earbuds Market With The SoundSport FreeAndroid Headlines
    Bose takes on Apple AirPods with 'true wireless' headphonesMashable
    Bose just announced the first headphones optimized for Google AssistantBGR
    TechCrunch -The Verge -Engadget -Android Police
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  9. Ars Technica

    CCleaner malware outbreak is much worse than it first appeared
    Ars Technica
    The recent CCleaner malware outbreak is much worse than it initially appeared, according to newly unearthed evidence. That evidence shows that the CCleaner malware infected at least 20 computers from a carefully selected list of high-profile technology ...
    Insidious 'attack within an attack' found in popular CCleaner programUSA TODAY
    CCleaner supply chain malware targeted tech giantsTechCrunch
    CCleaner malware targeted internal networks at Google, Microsoft, and SamsungThe Verge
    ZDNet -Gizmodo -Forbes -BGR
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  10. Washington Post

    Scientists just discovered the first brainless animal that sleeps
    Washington Post
    It was well past midnight when Michael Abrams, Claire Bedbrook and Ravi Nath crept into the Caltech lab where they were keeping their jellyfish. They didn't bother switching on the lights, opting instead to navigate the maze of desks and equipment by ...
    Deep Sleep: Even Jellyfish Need Their SlumberU.S. News & World Report
    How Three Friends Proved That Jellyfish Can SleepNew York Times
    Do All Animals Sleep? Brainless Jellyfish Still Need Rest, Study FindsNewsweek
    Gizmodo -Science Magazine -Live Science -International Business Times
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