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U.S. government seeks Facebook help to wiretap...

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 16:22
The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect's voice conversations in a criminal probe.
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Why the children of the identical twin couples will be SIBLINGS

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:08
Identical twins share 100 percent of their DNA, so when Brittany and Briana Salyers have children with their new husbands Josh and Jeremy, their kids will be legal cousins, but genetic siblings.
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Amazon to take on the cable industry with 'Frank' device that can record live TV shows 

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:48
The new gadget, codenamed Frank, will have its own storage for shows, and connect to TVs via Amazon's existing Fire TV box, according to Bloomberg.
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Google admission it tracks user's location even if they turn setting off violates 2011 settlement

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:23
The Electronic Privacy Information Center says in the letter to the FTC Google's recording of time-stamped location data — 'clearly violates' the 2011 settlement.
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Pet owners are using their animals' drugs

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:20
Vets often resort to prescribing human opioids to pets because only one is approved for animals. The FDA issued a plea to veterinarians to think about the wider impact of their opioid prescriptions.
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One in three planets outside solar system bigger than Earth 'likely to contain water'

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:45
Harvard University researchers analysed data from the exoplanet-hunting Kepler Space Telescope and the Gaia mission and found half their weight may be water - either flowing or frozen.
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The translucent beauty of Saturn's rings revealed by NASA's Cassini probe

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:42
NASA has released a stunning unseen image of Saturn's rings taken by its Cassini probe before it crashed into the planet on a kamikaze mission.
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Xbox live: What to do when the service is down

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:41
It seems issues affecting Xbox Live haven't been resolved, despite Xbox’s tweets and site suggesting otherwise. Users reported being unable to sign-in online and seeing the error code 0x80a40019.
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Taking Away John Brennan's Clearance Threatens National Security

Wired - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:00
When Trump strips a former CIA director's security clearance, the impact is more than just symbolic.
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Google set to take on Amazon's Echo Show with smart speaker boasting a built in screen

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:54
The Google device, which previous reports said has been internally codenamed 'Manhattan' and will have a similar screen size to the 7-inch Echo Show.
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$1300 holographic AI 'wife' can chat with you (if you keep paying her $14 a month 'living expenses)

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:50
The system has just begun mass production for 150,000 yen (US$1,352). The holographic character stands 8 inches tall and talks to her 'husband' from behind a cylindrical plastic barrier.
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Gadget Lab Podcast: Will Elon Musk Really Take Tesla Private?

Wired - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:41
Elon Musk’s public and sometimes-controversial tweets have triggered a cascade of events in recent weeks. We discuss on the Gadget Lab podcast.
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Twitter continues to cull users in a bid to clean up the platform 

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:31
At Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, the firm has been purging the platform of users who have previously been banned or suspended.
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Facebook accused of misleading advertisers by inflating its audience size

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:33
A lawsuit fled by a Kansas aromatherapy fashion firm owner claims  Facebook inflated its 'Potential Reach' number for how many users were targeted by an advertisement.
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Why dominant men are more successful

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:27
The French researchers say it could explain why so many top CEOs and politicians including Donald Trump are known for their dominant personalities.
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Google employees sign protest letter over China search engine

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:08
Hundreds of Google employees have signed a protest letter over the company's reported work on a censor-friendly search engine to get back into China.
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Australia teen breaks into Apple's secure network

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:05
Apple said its teams 'discovered the unauthorised access, contained it, and reported the incident'. It says no customer data was taken in attack by Melbourne teen.
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App designed to protect your privacy has been discovered snooping

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:35
The popular Web Security app, which has been installed by 222,746 Mozilla Firefox users globally, was caught snooping at the websites users visited.
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Scientists prove that expensive 'status symbols' make you less likely to find new friends

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:30
Researchers from the University of Michigan have discovered that people prefer to be friends with someone who doesn't have flashy, expensive status symbols (stock).
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Is this the world's oldest evidence of a biological lifeform?

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:19
Tiny fossilised bacteria dating back 3.4 billion years was found in Strelley Pool in Pilbara, Western Australia, five years ago. Analysis shows it was likely the first evidence of life on Earth.
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