News and Updates

Elon Musk fires 'several' senior engineers working oh plan to create a network of satellites

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 16:40
Musk flew to Seattle in June to fire at least seven of the firm's 'senior management team' working on his Starlink project to build a constellation of satellites to beam the internet to Earth.
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Garbage-eating shark drone takes to the water in Dubai

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 16:23
A high-tech drone, referred to as the 'Wall-E of the water,' could be the key to cleaning up our oceans. It can swim for up to 16 hours on a single charge and 'eat' as much as 1,100lbs of trash.
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The 'ultimate apocalypse machine'

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 16:22
The Sherp ATV comes complete with giant self inflating tyres, which allow it to drive almost anywhere - albeit only at a maximum speed of 25pmh.
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Learn to Fly Sikorsky's New Helicopter in Just 45 Minutes

Wired - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 16:04
The tablet- and joystick-controlled chopper is part of an effort minimize—and maybe someday eliminate—the role of the human pilot.
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Apple reveals record quarter - but the firm admits it could be in for a disappointing Christmas

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 16:04
Apple has revealed record revenue and profits - but admitted it could miss its sales targets for the lucrative holiday season. CEO Tim Cook expressed concerns over whether the firm could keep up with
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Onboard footage of the aborted Soyuz Russian rocket launch released

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 15:51
Russian investigators say that the rocket itself was sound - and a sensor that sent the signal to jettison the rocket was to blame, causing one of the rockets four boosters to not release properly.
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Onboard footage of the aborted Soyuz Russian rocket launch released

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 15:51
Russian investigators say that the rocket itself was sound - and a sensor that sent the signal to jettison the rocket was to blame, causing one of the rockets four boosters to not release properly.
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The bubbling, stinking  mud pool that could cause chaos at the San Andreas fault

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 15:44
Dubbed 'the slow one', experts studying the water, in Niland near the Salton Sea, have found it is speeding up at an alarming rate - and aren't sure why.
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HBO Disappears From Dish as Monopoly Concerns Mount

Wired - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 15:40
Critics of AT&T's Time Warner acquisition say their fears have been realized, as Dish blacks out HBO amid a contract dispute.
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Google Walkout Is Just the Latest Sign of Tech Worker Unrest

Wired - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 15:14
Workers around the globe protest company's handling of sexual-harassment claims.
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Apple will throttle phones because of degrading batteries - but you can turn the feature off

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 14:39
Apple admitted in the iOS 12.1 release notes that the performance management feature will be turned on for its latest iPhone models - although users will be able to turn it off in settings.
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Russia Blames a Bad Sensor for Its Failed Soyuz Rocket Launch

Wired - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 13:32
An investigation into the crewed Soyuz rocket that aborted mid-flight blamed the incident on a handling error.
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FDA approves DNA test for what drugs will work for you

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 12:53
The FDA has approved 23andMe's forthcoming DNA test that tells consumers how their DNA may change the effectiveness of certain drugs while warning patients against the test.
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NASA to begin testing silent supersonic technology for next-gen airliner

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:35
Nasa pilot Jim Less will fire off 'quiet' sonic booms over a small city in Texas, USA early this month in a bid to gauge public reaction to the dampened supersonic thuds.
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Google does away with time consuming 'captcha' codes on websites 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:34
The launch of Google's recaptacha v3 means users will no longer need to type in codes or tick boxes as the system will pick up suspicious traffic alone.
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Watchdogs to sweep social media for adverts that promote gambling, junk food or alcohol to children

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:19
The London-based Advertising Standards Agency has unveiled a new plan to stop age-restricted ads making their way to phones and tablets of British children. (Stock)
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Iconic wild animals in Australia are struggling to adapt to a crippling drought, warn ecologists 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 09:58
The 'big dry', lasting for several years in some areas of Australia, is turning vast swathes of lush green land across the continent's eastern interior brown.
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AI lie detector will interrogate travellers at EU borders

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 09:44
The system is part of a six-month trial run by the Hungarian National Police at four different border crossing points in Hungary, Latvia, and Greece. Each crossing borders a country outside of the EU. (stock)
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Incredible images show Tim Peake's view of Earth from the International Space station 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 09:41
Tim Peake is a European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut who completed a 186-day mission working on the International Space Station (ISS), landing back on Earth in June 2016.
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Incredible images show Tim Peake's view of Earth from the International Space station 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 09:41
Tim Peake is a European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut who completed a 186-day mission working on the International Space Station (ISS), landing back on Earth in June 2016.
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