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Radio New Zealand
Kaikōura quake changed how scientists understand earthquakes
Radio New Zealand
The Kaikōura earthquake has changed the way scientists around the world think earthquakes might behave. Two geologists standing in a trench. A rupture in the Kekerengu Fault. Photo: RNZ / Tracy Neal. The discovery of blind, or unknown, faults means ...
Kaikoura: 'Most complex quake ever studied'BBC News
Strange behavior of New Zealand quake suggests higher chances of 'Big Ones' elsewhereScience Magazine
New Zealand's 2016 Kaikoura earthquake was one of the most complex ever recordedInternational Business Times UK
Stuff.co.nz
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Stuff.co.nz
Australian sawfish surprises scientists with 'stealth killer' weaponised snout
Stuff.co.nz
Rather than use its "sword" to sift for prey, as some previously thought, the Australian sawfish uses it to fatally swipe its dinner with minimal disturbance in the water. The dynamics of the sawfish's astounding sword-like weapon make it one of nature ...

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9 to 5 Mac
Here are the 69 new emoji coming with Unicode 10 this summer, eventually headed to iOS
9 to 5 Mac
Back in November, the Unicode Consortium previewed 51 emoji that are planned for release as part of Unicode 10 later this year. Now, the organization has released the full list of 69 new emoji coming with the update, which is expected to be released ...
Here's What to Expect From the Next Big Emoji UpdateDroid Life (press release) (blog)
Check out these 69 new emoji coming to your phone - T-Rex, vomit and vampire emoji inboundDaily Star
The 69 New Emoji Candidates, RankedGizmodo
Yahoo Tech -TNW -International Business Times -Android Headlines
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Taranaki Daily News
Auckland weather today
Taranaki Daily News
The forecast for Friday is for gathering cloud, with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Expect a high of 23 degrees Celsius and a low of 16. Light northwesterly winds won't give much respite from the humidity, which will sit about 80 per cent. No ...

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New Atlas
Apple iPad (2017) vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
New Atlas
Apple and Samsung are both releasing new tablets this week, but the iPad takes an entry-level approach and the Tab S3 is a top shelf device. Here's how they compare. View gallery - 22 images. Samsung and Apple both have 9.7-in tablets launching this ...
Why Samsung's name for its personal assistant may twist quite a few tonguesStuff.co.nz
Galaxy S8's screen resolution seemingly confirmed in new leakBGR
Apple iPhone 8 vs. Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. Google Pixel XL 2ValueWalk
CNBC -Geek -Express.co.uk -Expert Reviews
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Reseller News
Wikileaks documents show CIA's Mac and iPhone compromises
Reseller News
The U.S. CIA has had tools to infect Apple Mac computers by connecting malicious Thunderbolt Ethernet adapters to them since 2012, according to new documents purported to be from the agency and published by WikiLeaks. One of the documents, dated ...
WikiLeaks' latest leak reveals alleged CIA exploits for Mac and iPhone [Updated]TechRadar
Amazing new WikiLeaks CIA bombshell: Agents can install software on Apple Macs, iPhones right in front of themThe Register
CIA Developed Tools to Spy on Mac Computers, WikiLeaks Disclosure ShowsNew York Times
TechNewsWorld -The Australian -TechCrunch -New Zealand Herald
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NBCNews.com
Science Says: Who and what is to blame for cancer?
New Zealand Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) " Cancer patients often wonder "why me?" Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet? Lifestyle and heredity get the most blame but new research suggests random ...
Nearly Two-Thirds of Cancers Are Due to Random DNA 'Mistakes'Live Science
'Bad luck' mutations increase cancer risk more than behavior, study saysKSL.com
Two thirds of cancers caused by random genetic mistakes, US study findsAOL
Discover Magazine (blog) -Free Malaysia Today -Reason (blog) -CCTV
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Bloomberg
YouTube Hate Videos Haunt Advertisers on Google
Bloomberg
Major advertisers across Europe are still appearing alongside extremist YouTube videos days after technology giant Google said it was taking steps to protect its clients from inadvertently supporting hate. An anti-semitic clip claiming the existence of ...
Google, YouTube boycott over extremist ads slams sharesUSA TODAY
Johnson & Johnson latest major brand to pull advertising from YouTubeNEWS.com.au
It only took us five minutes to find a big brand advertising on hate group YouTube vidsMashable
Christian Science Monitor -SFGate -Business Insider -TheStreet.com
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PC Magazine
Check Out April's Xbox Live Games With Gold Lineup
PC Magazine
Microsoft just revealed the list of titles Xbox Live Gold members can get for free in April. On Xbox One, Live Gold members will be able to download the action-adventure "hack and slash" combat title Ryse: Son of Rome, normally priced at $19.99, for ...
Xbox Games With Gold For April 2017 AnnouncedUbergizmo
Try to find the most enticing game in April's Xbox Games with GoldDestructoid
April 2017 Xbox Games With Gold Free Games: The Walking Dead Season 2, Ryse: Son of Rome Whets Your Gaming ...Gospel Herald
GameZone -Digital Trends -HD Report -Flickering Myth (blog)
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Reseller News
Leaked iCloud credentials obtained from third parties, Apple says
Reseller News
A group of hackers threatening to wipe data from Apple devices attached to millions of iCloud accounts didn't obtain whatever log-in credentials they have through a breach of the company's services, Apple said. "There have not been any breaches in any ...
Apple iCloud ransom demands: The facts you need to knowZDNet
Apple says hackers holding 300m iCloud account details to ransom DIDN'T get into their serversDaily Mail
Hackers still threaten a remote wipe of iPhones, despite Apple's statementBGR
The Inquisitr -NBC 6 South Florida -ISBuzz News -Ubergizmo
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