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Facebook added a ‘crisis donate button’ to help disaster victims

By Rachel Kraus From natural disasters to terror events, Facebook has been continuously expanding the capabilities of its Crisis Response Hub, which they rolled out in September of 2017. …read more

By Shannon Connellan Hear a ribbit? There’s an app for that. Launched on Nov. 10, FrogID is an iOS and Android app that can identify local frog species by the sound they make. …read more

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The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) satellite, the first in a new series of four highly advanced National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting satellites, now is scheduled to launch on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. …read more

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By The Associated Press Uber has unveiled its vision for the flying taxi it hopes to start using for demonstration flights in 2020.…read more

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By Raymond Wong More about Tech, Apple, Iphone, Battery Life, and Iphone X …read more

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By Pete Pachal It’s an interesting time for the guts of your smartphone: Two of the companies who build big chunks of the devices we use every day may be joining forces. …read more

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By Johnny Lieu You’ve probably spent your weekends hogging the game console at the local mall while growing up, much to the chagrin of your parents. Xbox, who isn’t your mother, doesn’t care. It wants you to play all day long, and all night for a lucky few, in its Stay N’ Play …read more

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By Patrick Kulp Amid the distraction of Facebook’s blockbuster earnings this week, the company quietly admitted to hosting more phony accounts than previously revealed. The social network upped its estimate of the portion of fake accounts from 2 to 3 percent and the number of duplicates from 6 to 10 percent, …read more

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By Miriam Kramer Jim Bridenstine has a problem. The Oklahoma congressman and President Donald Trump’s nominee for NASA administrator really wants the job, but he may not get it, and not for the reasons you might think. …read more

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By Jack Morse Much noise has rightly been made about the role Facebook played in the 2016 presidential election. Critics have pointed to a targeted ad campaign by Russian groups as proof that the Menlo Park-based company wasn’t minding the store — and alleged that disaster followed as a …read more

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