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Tesla expects to become profitable in 2016, shares surge
(Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Wednesday promised investors that the electric luxury car maker will start making money this year, sending the company's shares up sharply despite a wider fourth-quarter loss.

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BBC News - Technology
last updated: Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:25:48 GMT

Parents urged to boycott VTech toys
A range of cybersecurity experts warn parents to beware of buying VTech's electronic toys following its handling of a recent hack attack.

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last updated: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:59:00 +1100

Android root malware widespread in third-party app stores
Four third-party app stores for Android have apps with a malicious component that seeks root access to the device, according to Trend Micro.

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Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News
last updated: Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:42:35 -0500

Twitter disappoints investors as user growth hits wall

An illustration picture shows the log-on icon for the Website Twitter on an Ipad in BordeauxTwitter Inc reported its first quarter with no growth in users since it went public, stoking fresh concerns on how long it will take for the company to reverse the trend. The stalled growth in the average number of active monthly users came despite a series of changes to make Twitter easier and more engaging. While the company said it is taking additional steps - including launching changes to the timeline of tweets earlier Wednesday - it told investors not to expect immediate results.

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A city’s relying on this nine-year-old boy
HE IS just nine years old, but the fate of a city rests on his brave shoulders. Meet Sydney's new superhero, Iron Boy.

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Amazon’s bizarre terms and conditions clause
IN THE terms and conditions of its new software engine, Amazon has a very strange stipulation that could save your life.

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Telstra hit by second outage
TELSTRA users’ nightmare week continues. After a national outage on Tuesday, some customers were unable to access hundreds of websites last night.

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‘I’ll smash this b***h’s computer’
AS THIS woman worked away on her laptop at university she had no idea that she was being threatened online.

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last updated: Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:34:27 GMT

'Doors' offers a shared VR experience with others through art (Tomorrow Daily 313 show notes) - CNET
We love the idea of this immersive and interactive art exhibit, which was created to remind designers and users that virtual reality doesn't have to be an isolating experience.

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BuzzFeed - Geeky
last updated: Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:56:06 -0500

Ryan Reynolds Calls For More Female Superhero Movies

Like many superhero movies, Deadpool is centered on a male protagonist, but the film does feature several female characters with a fair share of screentime, including Morena Baccarin as Wade's spiky girlfriend Vanessa, Brianna Hildebrand's superpowered Negasonic Teenage Warhead, and Gina Carano's deadly Angel Dust.

During a BuzzFeed Brews event on Feb. 6 in San Francisco, Deadpool star and producer Ryan Reynolds said that he and his team didn't actively set out to be more inclusive. "We weren’t on some crusade in that instance to say, we need female characters, we need more of that representation. We just liked the characters. It’s as simple as that."

Gina Carano

20th Century Fox

That said, Reynolds believes the lack of female-fronted superhero movies is both a mistake and an opportunity that Hollywood should seize upon. "You want film to, some degree, reflect life," he said. "Superhero movies are largely a male dominated field in that genre. In the comics they actually do a wonderful job. There’s a million fantastically written three-dimensional female characters that are just waiting to come out. At the end of the day, I think what they’re going to see is when you put [female superheroes] in ... the box office dollars come in too. We’re seeing it already. We’re seeing some of The Avengers characters kicking ass, some of the X-Men women kicking ass. It would be great to see!"

Should there be a sequel to the film, opening Feb. 12, Reynolds intends to continue using the franchise as a launchpad for even more Negasonic Teenage Warhead and Angel Dust action onscreen. "We have two X-Men characters that are women that are awesome that have never really had their fair shake," he said. "If we get the opportunity to make a sequel, we would use them."

Brianna Hildebrand

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Ryan Reynolds Says The Nude Fight Scene In Deadpool Is Basically All Him

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Here’s When Tesla’s Next Car Will Be Unveiled
You might actually be able to afford this one

Tesla’s cheapest-ever vehicle will be shown off to the public for the first time in March, the electric car company says.

The car, called the Model 3, will be unveiled on Mar. 31, Tesla said in a letter to shareholders published Feb. 10. The Model 3 is expected to be priced at about $35,000, before tax incentives that further lower the effective price of alternative energy cars.

The new car is hugely important for Tesla. While the company’s flagship Model S has been warmly received by critics, its high price puts it out of the reach of many consumers. That problem is shared by the Model X SUV, limiting the company’s potential customer base. Meanwhile, the company is facing unexpected pressure on the cheaper side from Detroit rival General Motors, which recently unveiled its own low-cost electric vehicle called the Chevy Bolt.

Still, Tesla fans will have longer to wait yet before the Model 3 hits the road. Production and delivery of the new car will begin no sooner than “late 2017,” the company says.

Meanwhile, Tesla investors have something else to cheer in Wednesday’s earnings report: The Palo Alto, Calif. firm says it expects to be making 1,000 of the its Model X SUVs by the second quarter, a significant boost after quality control issues forced a cutback in production.

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last updated: Mon, 08 Oct 2012 07:22:42 +0000

liamalexander: My daily stats: 12 new followers, 9 new unfollowers via
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alanjonesUK: RT @PopSci: Scientists finally have some answers about the mysterious "dark matter" in the human genome:
alanjonesUK: RT @PopSci: Scientists finally have some answers about the mysterious "dark matter" in the human genome:

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Google gives Forms a makeover with new notifications and insights
Google Forms power users will have a lot to celebrate today, especially if they use the handy tool for workplace or education purposes. Today, the company announced a nifty makeover that includes new notifications, more granular insights, and faster ways to get forms up and running. Templates are now available on the Forms screen, making it easy to access commonly used forms — including quizzes, event sign-ups and customer feedback forms. The Forms editor now also supports add-ons, to make it easy to incorporate scripts into the form itself. Popular tools like g(Math) for Forms, which have been available for use in Google…

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