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Telegraph.co.ukThe oldest DNA from a relative of modern humans has been extracted from a 400,000 year old thigh bone. Scientists recovered the genetic material from bones thought to belong to a now extinct species of early human known as Homo heidelbergensis, …Why scientists are baffled by a half-million-year-old human thigh bone (+video)Christian Science MonitorBaffling 400000-Year-Old Clue to Human OriginsNew York TimesEarly Human Interbreeding More Widespread Than Thought, Study SuggestsWall Street JournalNational Geographic...

CNNApple and China Mobile have reportedly inked a long-anticipated deal that should make buying an iPhone easier for hundreds of millions of Chinese. The deal’s completion, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, will greatly expand Apple’s reach in the …Apple, China Mobile Sign Deal to Offer iPhoneWall Street JournalChina Mobile signs deal with Apple to offer iPhone: WSJReutersApple Finally Signs Long-Awaited Deal To Sell iPhones On China Mobile’s …TechCrunchFortune –CNET –Xinhuaall 245...

Wall Street JournalA deal with China Mobile would give Apple access to a subscriber base that is seven times the size of Verizon Wireless, the U.S.’s largest carrier. Bloomberg. China Mobile Ltd. has signed a long-awaited deal with Apple Inc. to offer iPhones on its network, …China Mobile signs deal with Apple to offer iPhone: WSJReutersApple Finally Signs Long-Awaited Deal To Sell iPhones On China Mobile’s …TechCrunchApple, China Mobile said to have finally struck iPhone dealCNETFortune –TIME –Livemintall...

VentureBeatWho would win in a fight between Amazon’s drones and Google robots? That’s something we may have an answer to in a few years. Following Amazon’s reveal of its new shipping drone project, Google has finally dished some details to the New York Times …Google takes big leap into developing new robotsSan Francisco ChronicleWhat’s Hiding Inside Google’s Secret Lab?BloombergGoogle Puts Money on Robots, Using the Man Behind AndroidNew York TimesReuters –CNET –Sydney Morning Heraldall...

Who had Google Glass, or looked like they had it, in 2012? The question comes because Sarah Price, of the Google Glass team was kind enough to respond back to my blog post ranting on the firm for basically fumbling the football when it came to distribution to African Americans (note, I’m specifically referring to black folks here), and also not taking care to get the device to YouTube Partners – well, me to be honest. (I mean considering that I have covered Comic Con, Wonder Con, The NFL Draft and other events, you’d...

Washington PostEVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. — Wildlife workers in boats struggled unsuccessfully Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida’s Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others …Survival ‘expectation low’ for pilot whales stranded in Florida’s Everglades parkCNNDozens of whales stranded off Everglades National ParkUSA TODAYSix pilot whales die and dozens more beached in FloridaBBC NewsTelegraph.co.uk –Reuters...

San Francisco ChronicleGoogle has launched an aggressive effort to develop a new class of robots, acquiring seven companies in the past six months and putting the man behind Android in charge. All but one of the firms are based in the Bay Area – four in San Francisco, including …Google Gets Serious About RobotsReutersGoogle’s Building an Army of RobotsABC NewsAll hail the GoogleBots: Here’s a look at the 7 robot companies Google just …VentureBeatCNET –Computerworld –New York Timesall 168 news...

USA TODAYAs many as 46 whales are stranded off the shoreline of the Everglades National Park in South Florida, and six have already died, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration spokeswoman said Wednesday. Blair Mase said the whales currently were …Six pilot whales die after stranding themselves in Everglades Nat’l Park, officials …Fox News6 whales die, dozens trapped off Florida’s Everglades parkCNNRescue effort underway for whales stranded on Florida beachLos Angeles TimesIndian Country Today Media...

NBCNews.comAndy Rubin, the engineer heading Google’s robotic effort and the man who built the Android software for smartphones, in Los Altos Hills, Calif., Oct. 29. Google has acquired seven companies in hopes of automating electronics assembly and maybe even …Google Builds Robot Army For Battle With AmazonWiredGoogle Robots! Former Android chief will lead Google robotics divisionArs TechnicaThe robots will aim to help in the manufacturing and retail industriesDailyTechVentureBeat –San Jose Mercury News –Los...

Wall Street JournalIn a prehistoric maternity test, scientists successfully sequenced the oldest known human DNA—more than 300,000 years old—and found a stranger in the mix, suggesting that interbreeding between early human species in Ice Age Europe was more …At 400000 Years, Oldest Human DNA Yet Found Raises New MysteriesNew York TimesDiscovery of oldest-yet human DNA muddies family treeUSA TODAY‘Pit of Bones’ Yields Oldest Known Human DNAABC NewsNational Geographic –BBC News –NBCNews.comall...

Wall Street JournalWASHINGTON—Dish Network Corp. will bid for spectrum in a federal auction scheduled for next month and won’t face competition from the nation’s top cellphone carriers, according to a list released Wednesday. The Federal Communications Commission …Dish, smaller carriers plan bids for H block spectrum auctionReutersVerizon gets FCC approval to buy Verizon WirelessMobile BurnDish Joined by 33 Other Bidders in January US Airwaves AuctionBusinessweekMarketWatch –RTT News –AllThingsDall...

TG DailyOkay, so Xbox One is the current leader in the console wars, but Xmas is just around the corner, and this should be the real test for who comes out the winner. In fact, Sony’s making a big push to try and bring PlayStation 4 up to speed. As Ad Week reports, …Review: Xbox One nearly a set-top box replacementSan Francisco ChronicleSony PlayStation 4 Sales Top 2.1 Million as Hirai Seeks RevivalBusinessweekSony: PlayStation 4 has sold more than 2.1 million units globallyNBCNews.comArs Technica –Inquirerall 1,004...

ABC NewsAnyone who’s hooked up a USB device to their computer knows it’s a slightly irritating process. You switch between sticking it in upside down and rightside up, jiggling it around until it finally goes into its slot. But that concern could become a ghost of …New USB plug coming: Good news, bad newsZDNetIt’s meant to enable a new class of thinner devicesDailyTechNext generation USB connector to be slimmer and reversibleITProPortalArs Technica –VentureBeat –Maximum PCall 64 news articles ...

USA TODAYGoogle is designing robots for the manufacturing and supply chain sectors and Andy Rubin, the executive behind the company’s successful Android mobile operating system, is leading the effort. The news was first reported by USA Today in August, however, …Google robots may pose challenge to Amazon dronesBBC NewsAndy Rubin Built Android; Now He’s Building Robots For GoogleReadWriteAndroid creator Andy Rubin’s secret Google project revealed: Robots!VentureBeatPC Magazine –New York Times –Auto...

Reuters… Print. * Yota plans to sell phone in 20 countries next year. * Phone has double sided display, always-on screen. * Analysts: It will struggle to compete with Apple, Samsung. By Maria Kiselyova. MOSCOW, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Russian modem developer Yota …Second-generation YotaPhone already slated for late 2014 launchCNETRussian Phone Maker Yota Bets on Two ScreensWall Street JournalRussian Yota smartphone has TWO screens, but SAVES batteryMirror.co.ukChicago Tribune –Economic Timesall 111 news articles ...

TechCrunchAndy Rubin left the helm of the Android team back in March, replaced by then-Chrome VP Sundar Pichai, and it’s been a bit of a mystery what he’s been up to since. Now, the New York Times reveals that he’s moved to a much more experimental department …Android creator Andy Rubin’s secret Google project revealed: Robots!VentureBeatGoogle Is Building Robots. These Demos Show Them At Work.ForbesAndy Rubin Built Android, Now He’s Engineering Robots For GoogleReadWriteZDNet –CNET –New...

CNETSecond-generation YotaPhone already slated for late 2014 launch. The company’s first-generation device has just launched, but it’s already looking to the future. Don Reisinger. by Don Reisinger. December 4, 2013 7:05 AM PST. Yota, the mobile company …YotaPhone: kickstarting a high-tech renaissance in Russia?Telegraph.co.ukRussia Hopes Its YotaPhone Has Apple WorriedWall Street JournalAndroid goes E Ink: Dual-screen YotaPhone now on saleGigaOMPCWorld –BBC News –Fast Companyall 99 news articles …read...

USA TODAYCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX had already proved it could launch cargo to the International Space Station. On Tuesday, the company achieved another milestone when its upgraded Falcon 9 rocket deployed its first commercial communications satellite …Let the Space Price War BeginBusinessweek(Another) Giant Leap For SpaceXDiscovery NewsREFILE-SpaceX plans third launch attempt on MondayReutersLos Angeles Times –CBC.ca –Business Standardall 348 news articles …read more Source: Tech News From Google ...

CNETThe former Android leader is in charge of one of Google’s “moonshots,” an effort to use robots to free humans from drudgery. Stephen Shankland. by Stephen Shankland. December 4, 2013 12:18 AM PST. Follow @stshank. Schaft humanoid robot. One of the …Amazon has drones, but Google’s got robots – seven new robotics acquisitions …ZDNetGoogle robots may pose challenge to Amazon dronesBBC NewsGoogle Puts Money on Robots, Using the Man Behind AndroidNew York TimesThe Guardian –Android Headlines...

Wall Street JournalA Chinese vendor tested new screen products for Apple’s iPhone 5 at a mobile phone stall in Guangzhou city, China. Nov. 22. European Pressphoto Agency. BEIJING—China gave out licenses for speedier mobile services Wednesday, paving the way for the …UPDATE 1-China issues 4G network licences to China Mobile, Unicom and …ReutersChina Mobile License Paves Way for World’s Largest 4G NetworkBusinessweekHas China Mobile quietly begun taking pre-orders for Apple iPhones?FortuneEngadget –Economic...