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Reason number 9000 not to colonise Jupiter's moon Io: Not only is it a frigid hellscape covered in eruptive ice volcanoes and lashed by the gas giant's powerful radiation belts, but the atmosphere just collapsed.

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In just a couple years, your MacBook Air or Surface Pro could look obsolete. Denizens of the future won't understand why you have so many gaping holes in your machine. Why would you need a full-size USB socket, a magnetic charging port, and a video output when you can cram them all into a single tiny plug? Because that's what the VESA standards body just announced with the new USB 3.1 Type-C jack, coming right around the corner.

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They keynote at Google's big developer conference is over, and in its three hours(!) we found out about AndroidTV, Android Auto and the next big release of Android for your phone. But there was also a lot of rumoured stuff that Google didn't announce. Here's what was missing, and our best guesses at why.

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Man, Jupiter's moons are a lot cooler than ours. The spacecraft New Horizons captured this gigantic exploding on its moon Io, the most volcanically active body in the solar system. It seems crazy to see something so far away captured in such detail.