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Seattle Seahawks win causes an EARTHQUAKE

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We can't claim to understand this weird American egg-ball game, but we can appreciate the reaction. Last night when the Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers by 28 to 22, the fan reaction literally caused an earthquake in the stadium. The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network has placed seismographs around the stadium and recorded the…

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Google dumps Google Glass

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Google has announced that it is to stop selling Google Glass "in its present form", effectively killing off the wearable headset for the time being. According to the BBC, Google will still be supporting existing users of the device, after it stops selling it next week. This apparently coincides with a structural shuffle inside Google…

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The Digest: Facebook restricts violent videos… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Facebook, Gadgets, Google, Internet, The Digest Leave a Comment

Facebook restricts violent video clips and photos | BBC News "Facebook has begun placing warnings over videos posted to its site, stating their contents might 'shock, offend and upset' if viewed. The alerts prevent the videos from automatically playing in feeds unless they are clicked, unlike other clips. The site is also preventing…

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Apple patents suggest a future of Kinect-style cameras and GoPro competitors

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Could Apple soon be competing with GoPro? And could the next iPhone have a movement tracking camera built into it? That's what a couple of recent patents suggests. According to The Register, one patent talks about a 3D gesture input system which can track movements and identify "three-dimensional gestures". In other words - something very…

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