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If science is meant for public benefit, then it stands to reason that it should exist in the public domain. That, at least, appears to be the line of logic behind the European Union's new law. The post The EU is pushing for Open Access on all publicly funded research appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The bounty hunters of today aren't roaming the Wild West with a rifle and a pair of handcuffs -- rather, they're denizens of the online world, hunting for bugs. And boy, are they getting paid -- by Twitter. The post Need some extra money? Become a bug bounty hunter for Twitter appeared first on Digital Trends.

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While certain members of the Senate have pushed hard for anti-encryption laws that would allow the government to spy on users, it seems as though those bills are on the way out, with most of the bills support gone. The post There isn't much support for the Senate's anti-encryption laws appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Street photographer, Thomas Leuthard, shares 23 tips in this video from the Cooperative of Photography. Titled "23 Ninja Tips For Your Next Photo Walk," the four-minute guide could help you master the medium. The post 23 tips to help take your street photography to the next level appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Facebook's Live Video feature is handier than you might think. Here's what it does, and how to use the landmark feature on your iOS or Android device. The post Lights, smartphone, action! How to master Facebook Live streaming appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Last week, the smart home company Netatmo unveiled its new Connect platform, which allows developers to delve into its connected kit ecosystem, including the Welcome indoor camera, thermostat, and weather station. The post Netatmo is launching its own smart home platform appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Wondering which laptop brands are the most reliable in the long run? Check out our roundup of some of the most dependable manufacturers on the market, so you can opt for a machine that won't break down within a year. The post Did your last laptop break too soon? Here’s where you can find a reliable replacement appeared first on Digital Trends.

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According to an executive with American Airlines, a stunning 70,000 flyers with this one airline alone have missed their flights this year alone due to airport screening delays. The post 70,000 American Airlines passengers missed their flights because of the TSA appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Developed at Stanford University by James Ehrlich and designed by the Danish firm EFFEKT, ReGen Villages is a community that would produce all its own food and energy. The city's residents would help keep the ecosystem running. The post Danish architecture firm’s ReGen Villages would produce all their own food, energy appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It looks like Jawbone is in a bit of trouble. According to recent reports, the company has ceased production of its fitness trackers. This follows reports that Jawbone was trying to sell its speaker business. The post Jawbone reportedly stops production of its fitness trackers appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It may cover 70 percent of the planet, but water is in short supply these days. Now, there's a brand new company looking to solve the seemingly endless water crisis, and its name is Phyn. The post Belkin partners up for Phyn, which will make devices to help you use less water appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg -- he's just like us! He goes on runs, he changes his daughter's diapers, and oh yeah, he calls astronauts aboard the International Space Station. At least, he will on Wednesday. The post Mark Zuckerberg will chat with astronauts on the ISS next Wednesday appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: The Strokes, Cass McCombs, and more. The post 5 songs you need to stream this week: The Strokes and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The team behind Google Trends took it upon themselves to uncover the top "how to spell" searches for words by state, and some of the results are pretty amusing. The post These are the words we have the most trouble spelling appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Whether you're already thinking about this year's Burning Man or simply crave some 19th century clothing apparel, building these DIY steampunk goggles are the perfect way to spend a few hours this weekend. The post Weekend Workshop: Make Max Rockatansky jealous with these DIY steampunk goggles appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The odds of a major earthquake hitting the west coast in the coming years are high, and UC Berkeley Seismology lab is teaming up with the United States Geologic Service to create an app that will warn people about imminent earthquakes. The post Earthquuuake! This app could warn you before the next big one hits appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Gaffer tape is the go-to for custom lighting effects, but Broncolor has a new line of edge mask panels that when added to an existing softbox, block out the light in the center, allowing light to only pass through at the edges. The post Broncolor softbox panels let photographers create rim-light effect appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Resetting an iPhone can alleviate all sort of software woes, and wipe any info you might want to pass on. Here's how to do so, whether you intend to reset your device using iTunes or your iPhone. The post How to factory reset an iPhone (any generation) appeared first on Digital Trends.

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When Twin Cities high school student Susie Kixmoeller tried unsuccessfully to take candid photos of her rescue dog at play, she found a way to shoot without interrupting the play -- she turned her dog into the photographer. The post How a dog became the photographer, thanks to a GoPro appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In a quest to increase customer awareness, ZTE plans to open stores around the world by the end of 2016. The stores will focus on selling the company's smartphones and other products. The post ZTE will open its own stores around the world so you can buy its phones (and more) appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Want a portable, yet powerful, notebook? Then you probably want an ultrabook. Check out a few of our favorite models currently on the market, all of which mix power, portability, and image quality within a compact package. The post Want a thin but fast PC? Check out the 5 best ultrabooks appeared first on Digital Trends.

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After weeks of striking against Verizon, employees agreed to put down their pickets as the company reached an agreement with unions. The new contract still needs to be approved by unions, though odds indicate it will happen soon. The post Striking Verizon workers put down their pickets after reaching new agreement appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Facebook has announced it will now display ads to non-users across it's network, which will greatly expand the social network's reach beyond it's current 1.65 billion monthly users. The post You can run but you can’t hide: Facebook ads are coming for you appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It seems like everyone and their mother has a blog these days. Here are our top choices for the best blogging sites on the web, whether you're looking to start an underground news network or something more personal. The post Medium? WordPress? Can’t decide? Here are our favorite blogging sites appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The latest version of the Facebook app for Windows 10 allows users to exclusively broadcast from compatible desktops and tablets. For everyone else, the livestreaming service is still only available on smartphones. The post Facebook Live goes beyond smartphones with Windows 10 app update appeared first on Digital Trends.

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