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Biggest EVER collection of breached data including more than a BILLION email addresses and passwords

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 10:59
The largest data breach has been discovered which exposed 1,160,253,228 unique combinations of email addresses and passwords to hackers of people around the world.
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Children had milk teeth 100,000 years ago, just like they do today

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 09:59
The East Asian archaic hominin fossil is known as the Xujiayao juvenile and was found in the 70s in Xujiayao. Analysis of the remains found growth lines in the teeth were well preserved.
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New satellite system could end aviation mysteries like MH370 and ensure it will NEVER happen again

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 09:51
A new network of satellite from the US could spell end of missing aircraft like the missing Malaysian flight MH370 as it will be able to track all planes in the future in real time,
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Apple CEO Tim Cook calls for creation of privacy bill that lets users delete their data 'on demand'

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 09:44
Apple CEO Tim Cook has doubled down on his calls for consumer data privacy. He called on lawmakers to pass a privacy bill that would let users to see and delete any online data collected on them.
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Amphibious supercar allows mega rich owners to beat traffic by going on water in style

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 09:43
The concept is the brainchild of Bei Chen Nan, who designed the car as part of his final year industrial design project at Monash University in Melbourne.
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'Ambidextrous' robot could speed up online order processing

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 09:41
Engineers from the University of California, Berkeley, designed a new machine-learning algorithm that can teach robots to grasp and carry items.
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A New 'Ghostbusters' Movie Is Coming in 2020

Wired - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 08:58
Also: Steve Carell is making a Space Force show for Netflix, and Apple is teaming up with Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray.
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Amazon shareholders demand firm stop selling controversial facial recognition tech to police

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 08:40
Amazon investors are turning up the heat on CEO Jeff Bezos with a new letter demanding he stop selling the company's controversial facial recognition technology to police.
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Boat made entirely of recycled plastic will sail on a two-week expedition across the Indian

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 08:35
The boat made from plastic waste will set sail this week from Lamu to Kenya as part of a two-week expedition - a distance of 500-kilometres. The vessel was designed by Northumbria University.
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Mesmerising slow-motion simulation reveals the stunning life-cycle of a solar flare

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 07:25
National Center for Atmospheric Research in Colorado created the animation and hopes to use it on the Sun in future to help predict when they will happen.
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In This Brutal 'Titan Games' Event, Friction Is The Real Winner

Wired - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 07:00
Sure, you need big muscles to win the Lunar Impact event in Dwayne Johnson's new reality show. But you won't get anywhere without friction.
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Russian company wants to put advertisements in SPACE so they can be seen in the night sky

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 06:31
StartRocket is a Russian company hoping to use Cubesats - briefcase sized spacecrafts - in low-Earth orbit and arranging them in a particular way based on the demands of the paying customer.
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Prehistoric skull belonging to an extinct giant buffalo found

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 06:00
Fossil hunters have found an extremely rare prehistoric buffalo skull in a quarry in Cambridgeshire. The ancient remains are estimated to be around 150,000 years old.
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The Detroit Auto Show Proves Americans Sure Love SUVs

Wired - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 06:00
The people want their cars big and gas-powered. The automakers are happy to provide.
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Quick, make a wish!: Artificial meteor showers are becoming a real thing

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 05:45
Tokyo-based company Ale hopes to launch space meteor showers next year which can be ordered for a specific time in a specific place for several million pounds (artist's impression).
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Be Careful Using Bots on Telegram

Wired - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 05:00
Introducing a bot to a secure Telegram conversation downgrades the level of encryption—without providing any visual cues.
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2 Food Processors Tested: Breville, Cuisinart

Wired - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 05:00
Even if your knife skills are solid, a food processor is still faster and more convenient for bigger projects.
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Tiny stringy scale insects are the first new garden pest discovered in 2019

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 04:39
The Royal Horticultural Society said the cotton stringy scale (takahashia japonica) was found on a magnolia in Berkshire, which is thought to have been imported.
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Huawei's Many Troubles: Bans, Alleged Spies, and Backdoors

Wired - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 04:00
Its execs have been arrested. Its gear is banned in places. And countries are reconsidering relationships with the company. How much trouble is Huawei really in?
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Domino's loses its court case brought by visually impaired man

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 03:01
The popular pizza chain have lost their case to a blind man who couldn't order a pizza using the company's iPhone app. The case, brought in the US, now sets a precedent for other companies.
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