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- Study Finds You Can Grow Brain Cells Through Exercise
- phantomfive writes: Researchers have discovered that aerobic exercise may increase neurogenesis. Based on the results, rats that were put on a treadmill grew more brain cells than rats that didnt. Resistance training seemed to have no effect. This is significant,
- French Gov't Gives Facebook 3 Months To Stop Tracking Non-User Browsers
- Reader iamthecheese writes RT reports that Frances National Commission of Information and Freedoms found Facebook tracking of non-user browsers to be illegal. Facebook has three months to stop doing it. The ruling points to violations of members and non-members privacy
- Scientists Turn Paper Waste Into Aerogel
- Kristine Lofgren writes: A team of scientists have successfully turned paper waste into aerogel. Aerogels are used in insulation, and they are usually made out of polymers and silica. But a research team at the National University of Singapore managed
- SourceForge Eliminates DevShare Program
- SourceForge has officially eliminated its DevShare program. The DevShare program delivered installer bundles as part of the download for participating projects. We want to restore our reputation as a trusted home for open source software, and this was a clear
- Hearthstone Cheats and Tools Spiked With Malware
- itwbennett writes: Cheating at the online card game Hearthstone (which is based on Blizzards World of Warcraft) can get you banned from the game, but now it also puts you at risk of financial losses and system ruin, writes CSOs
- Uborne Children's Books Release For Free Computer Books From the '80s
- martiniturbide writes: To promote some new computer coding books for kids, Uborne Childrens Books has put online 15 of its children books from the 80s to learn how to code games. The books are available for free in PDF format
- The Sexual Misconduct Case That Has Rocked Anthropology
- sciencehabit writes: An investigative report in Science describes allegations of sexual misconduct against noted paleoanthropologist Brian Richmond, as well as the fields response. The story highlights a major shift in how academic communities deal with sexual misconduct, going beyond delineating
- WA to trial driverless shuttle bus
- An electronic driverless shuttle bus developed by French company Navya SAS will be trialled on Perth roads this year.
- Samsung and LG see talent pulled to China
- South Korean tech giants Samsung and LG are losing some of their talented designers and engineers to Chinese companies, sources say.
- 'Unavoidable' Netflix Tax enters Parliament
- Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison says overseas companies selling digital products to Australians will not be able to avoid paying the GST.
- Department of Finance to get AU$29m IT upgrade
- The Department of Finance is working with ASG to deliver a refreshed electronic workplace environment, with a new desktop environment, mail services, laptops, and Surface Pros.
- Samsung unveils transparent OLED 'video wall' concept
- The South Korean tech giant has shown off a video wall made out of transparent organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays at a European tradeshow.
- ANZ launches Mobile Pay to allow customers to tap and pay
- ANZ has launched Mobile Pay to allow Android customers to tap and pay at checkout, and to make withdrawals at contactless-enabled ANZ ATMs.
- Telco contracts 'unfair': NZ ComCom
- Spark, Vodafone NZ, CallPlus, Orcon, Flip, Two Degrees, and MyRepublic were found to contain unfair standard contract terms, with all agreeing to amend their practices.
- Open Beta For 'The Division' Starts Feb 19
- An open beta session for Tom Clancys The Division runs from February 19 through February 21. Xbox One players can start playing the game on February 18.
- Oculus Announces More Rift Ready PCs And Bundles, Retail Partners
- Oculus announced additional Oculus Ready PCs, along with more details about its bundle promotion, with pre-orders starting February 16.
- Blizzard Starts Round 2 Of 'Overwatch' Closed Beta
- The second round of closed beta testing for Overwatch is underway, and Blizzard introduced new maps, game modes and a progression system.
- Latest SteamVR Beta Enables 'Direct Mode' For HTC Vive Pre
- Valve’s Steam VR platform has been under constant development ever since it was first announced, and the company regularly pushes out updates with new bug fixes and features. The latest update introduces Direct Mode support for the
- UK's Intelligence And Security Committee Heavily Criticizes Investigatory Powers Bill
- The UKs Intelligence and Security Committee heavily criticized the Investigatory Powers Bill for being too inconsistent, too broad, and lacking universal privacy protections.
- Basemark Becomes Newest Immersive Technology Alliance Member
- Basemark announced that it has joined the likes of AMD, Crytek, Starbreeze, Futuremark and many other prominent company working in the VR/AR space. Basemark is now an official member for the Immersive Technology Alliance.
- 'Dying Light' Grows With 'The Following' Expansion, Enhanced Edition Update
- Techland released a free Enhanced Edition upgrade for Dying Light, but if you want to see even more content, youll have to get The Following expansion pack. The DLC includes a larger map and the ability to
- Mad Catz Laying Off 37% Of Staff
- I guess now we know why the CEO, chairman and general counsel of Mad Catz all jumped ship yesterday. It sounds like it might have been a quit before you are fired situation. At this time last year, Mad Catz
- ardware Round-Up II
- Cases: Aerocool DS Cube mATX @ FunkyKitETC.: CM Storm QuickFire XT @ APH NetworksOzone Neon Precision Laser Mouse @ NeoseekerMobo: Gigabyte Z170X-UD5 Ultra Durable @ HotHardwareStorage: ASUSTOR AS5002T 2-Bay NAS @ Missing RemoteCrucial BX200 960GB SSD @ HexusPNY CS1311 480GB
- FPV Drone Racing In A Warehouse
- First person view drone racing looks like a blast! Anyone got a warehouse like this we can use? Comments
- PayPal Shoots Self In Foot 'White Knighting' For Netflix
- I dont know if I would call this shooting itself in the foot. Lets be honest, how much money could PayPal possibly lose over this situation? Under the PayPal Acceptable Use Policy, PayPal may not be used to send or
- MSI Z170I Gaming Pro AC mITX Motherboard Review
- The Z170I GAMING PRO AC motherboard is poised to be a tiny powerhouse for SFF builds or for those of you looking to focus on less is more. If you are looking to make the jump to an Small Form
- ASUS STRIX R9 380 DirectCU II OC Video Card Review
- Today we are taking a look at the high end of ASUS offerings featuring the Radeon R9 380 GPU in the form of the ASUS STRIX R9 380 DirectCU II OC 4GB. We will pit it against the MSI GeForce
- Thermaltake DPS G 1050W Platinum Power Supply Review
- While this computer PSUs marketing skips right to the green-speak, it is feature packed in terms of hardware and software, but as always we want to know what it does when it is under load and serving up the over
- Skylake Overclocking: Regular CPU BCLK Overclocking is Being Removed
- If you follow PC technology news, you would have seen our news on how Supermicro had enabled overclocking for Skylake (Intel’s 6th Generation) processors on non Z170 motherboards. This was a two fold increase in
- Micron Reports on GDDR5X Dev Progress - Volume Production This Summer
- Engineers from Micron Development Center in Munich (also known as Graphics DRAM Design Center) are well known around the industry for their contribution to development of multiple graphics memory standards, including GDDR4 and GDDR5. The engineers
- CEO of Imagination Technologies Steps Down
- Sir Hossein Yassaie, chief executive officer of Imagination Technologies, has stepped down as of Monday, Feburary 8th. Mr. Yassaie served as Imagination’s CEO since 1998 and joined the company in 1992. The company expects to report
- Sony Enters SSD Market with Phison S10-Based SLW-M Series
- Sony-Asia this month introduced its first own-brand solid-state drives that it will sell in retail. The decision to start selling consumer SSDs is completely unexpected because Sony has been trying to focus solely on highly profitable
- AfterShokz Bone Conduction Headphones Capsule Review
- Headphones are not a category we usually cover at AnandTech, and even when we do, it is restricted to gaming headsets. In my CES visits over the last several years, I have been fortunate to have
- Google Adds New Hands-Free Features to Android Wear
- Google has announced this week that they have added several new functions to the Android Wear operating system in an update that is now being rolled out. The latest update takes an eye towards delivering some improvements
- Who Controls the User Experience? AMD’s Carrizo Thoroughly Tested
- In Q2 of 2015, AMD officially launched Carrizo, their new APU aimed at mobile devices such as laptops and portable all-in-ones that normally accommodate 15W-35W processors. Quoted in the media as 'the biggest change to Bulldozer since Bulldozer itself', the marketing
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