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CEASEFIRE – Microsoft and Google call truce in patent wars, will work together in certain patent matters

Technology titans Microsoft and Google on Wednesday, September 30, announced that they have agreed to end all patent infringement litigation against each other.

King Digital Entertainment soon a part of Activision

Your Candy Crush updates may now have more iterations in the future, with Activision Blizzard acquiring the candy-crushing company.

Plastic recycling and repurposing into fuel now done in the Philippines

The idea of converting plastics into gasoline, kerosene and diesel has been done in Philippine shores and is already tested.

Japanese hardliner illustrator treads the fine line between paranoia and plausibility, gets flak for it

As a result of the illustration, the artist has been widely condemned for making presumptions, using an image of a little girl, that the Syrian refugees are up to no good, when there are real victims.

NASA is opening up hundreds of patents to inventors, for free

Now, the US space agency is giving other inventors the chance to build on those by letting them use its patents — for free.

PARANOIA – Fears over Windows 10 remotely deleting pirated apps nothing but exaggerated claims

If you are still afraid that Microsoft is spying on you and will delete your warez, please get out of that rock and read this article.

NO MORE DENTURES? – Stem-cell Dental Implants grow new teeth in your mouth

According to a study published in the latest Journal of Dental Research, a new tissue regeneration technique may allow people to simply regrow a new set of pearly whites, which can render dentures and implants as a thing of the past, or as special case option.

WHAT?! – Pornhub offering $25,000 school scholarship

Yes, you are reading it right. Adult website Pornhub is now offering a USD $25,000 scholarship for a single entry that can convince that the would-be scholar, ie. contestant deserves it.

Coconut pest in the Philippines now under control

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said government efforts last year have helped cut the incidence of coconut scale insect (CSI) infestation in the Philippines from 57 hotspots to only seven.

PHL Senate approves upgrade of shipbuilding industry

The Senate approved on third and final reading on Monday a bill seeking to regulate and modernize the practice of naval architecture in the country.