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Data Centers Using 30% More Coal As Microsoft Takes Things Underwater

Modern data centers contain servers that can crash when overheated; submerging them in the ocean could keep them cool without racking up substantial air conditioning bills. Data centers are believed to consume up to 3% of the world's electricity, according to researchers. "Project Natick reflects Microsoft's ongoing quest for cloud data center solutions that offer rapid provisioning, lower costs, high responsiveness, and are more environmentally sustainable ", Microsoft stated.

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Health officials confirm first Zika case in Central Florida

Mosquitoes that can transmit the Zika  virus  are found in the USA, but so far aside from the Dallas sexual transmission case all the infections reported in the continental United States have been among travelers who got infected elsewhere.

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Microsoft Lumia 950 Review: Could It Be A Poor Windows 10 Device?

Even though this is Microsoft channel, seeing as the announcement isn't coming out of the Redmond office, take it with a small pinch of salt. While many believe that the two-part release of Windows 10 Redstone will finally round out the development of Windows 10, questions remain as to what the update will actually include.

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Taylor Swift And Kendrick Lamar Lead 2016 Grammy Awards

Best pop vocal album: "1989", Taylor Swift. The catchy tune also walked away with best pop duo/group performance and the best remixed recording. Swift beat competitors that included Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly , an experimental rap opus that touched on the state of USA race relations, and R&B star The Weeknd's Beauty Behind the Madness .

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Gravitational waves: Science 'discovery of century' explained perfectly in one paragraph

The discovery was made by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (which includes the GEO600 Collaboration and the Australian Consortium for Interferometric Gravitational Astronomy) and the Virgo Collaboration using data from the two LIGO detectors.

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Hulu launches Universal Windows 10 app

Before today, Microsoft only had a Windows 8 version of the Hulu app available - this new app is meant to be a better alternative for those who have upgraded to the latest OS. You'll now be able to enjoy the full Cortana integration, which brings voice searching and more to the app. All you need to say is "Hey Cortana" and tell her to watch, find, play, or search for your favorite movie or show.