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Failed ‘Super Retro Squad’ Kickstarter returns as ‘Glitch Strikers’

When Jay Pavlina created Super Mario Bros. Crossover in 2010, he had a viral hit on his hand. The popular fan game tweaked Nintendo's classic platformer to allow characters from other retro games to take Mario's place. Two years later, Pavlina gamble…

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FCC approves first LTE-U devices

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that as a way to help alleviate network congestion, his organization has approved devices that tap into the LTE-U spectrum. Specifically, allowing devices to access the less-trafficked, un…

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Watson can diagnose heart disease by looking at medical images

IBM's Watson technology has helped doctors before, but usually by poring through databases before offering its advice. Now, it's ready to look at the patients themselves — or rather, their body scans. It's following up on past promises by launching…

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The Russian government has its own ‘fake news’ watchdog site

In Russia's heavily state-controlled media landscape, the government wants to make it clear when Western news outlets publish work it disagrees with. As Newsweek reports today, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched a “fake news” tracki…

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MIT researchers built an energy-sipping power converter

Researchers from MIT's Microsystems Technologies Laboratories have built a new power supply system designed specifically for powering electronic sensors, wireless radios and other small devices that will eventually connect the Internet of Things. Whi…

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