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Teen who was born without a right forearm builds his own robotic prosthetic out of LEGOS

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 12:26
Aguilar, 19, who studies bioengineering at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya in Spain, is already using his fourth model of the colorful prosthetic after making his first at the age of 9.
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This Jagged Little Pill Could Make Diabetes Easier to Treat

Wired - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 11:54
A tortoise-inspired, needle-carrying pill promises to let people swallow drugs that currently have to be injected.
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Facebook hits back after Germany restricts its data collection

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 11:26
German anti-trust authorities ruled against Facebook over its methods of combining user data from different sources, including WhatsApp and Instagram.
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Scientific proof that Left wing liberals lecture and Right wing politicians talk to us straight 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 10:56
University College Dublin, analysed more than 380,000 speeches, including those given by Nick Clegg, Gordon Brown and David Cameron, to make their conclusion.
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Update your iPhone now! Apple FINALLY releases fix for FaceTime bug

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 10:50
The update includes a long-awaited fix for a serious bug in Apple's Group FaceTime software that let users eavesdrop on the audio of a person they were calling before they picked up the phone.
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Wells Fargo blames power shutdown for nationwide outage affecting thousands of users

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 10:23
The outage started to become apparent in the early hours before spiking at around 8 a.m. (ET). Wells Fargo confirmed nationwide outage Thurs morning, and is working on fix.
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Google warns Nest camera owners to reset their passwords after hackers take over numerous devices

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 10:19
Nest sent an email to security camera owners telling them to reset their passwords and enable stronger account authentication settings in light of an uptick in hacked cameras.
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Kepler's swansong: Final ever image taken by NASA's ground-breaking telescope revealed

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 10:19
Kepler's mission was originally earmarked to last 3.5 years was operational for 9 years, 7 months and 23 days. Its first image was received by scientists at the Ames Research Center in California in 2009.
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New species of rare insect discovered in a cave in Canada

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 10:11
Scientists have discovered a primitive arthropod species inside a pair of limestone caves on Vancouver Island. Until deglaciation began some 18,000 years ago, the caves were buried in ice.
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Go Update iOS Right Now To Fix That Very Bad FaceTime Bug

Wired - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 10:11
Apple has just released iOS 12.1.4, which fixes a group chat FaceTime bug that let callers eavesdrop on targets.
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Cancer found in a prehistoric turtle that lived 240 million years ago

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 09:29
Experts from the Natural History Museum of Berlin identified the tumour in the thigh of a primitive animal known as a shell-less stem turtle.
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Ancestor to modern day sparrows and finches flew around Earth 52 million years ago

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 09:06
Scientists at The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago discovered that an ancestor to the modern day crow, finch and robin was alive 52 million years ago but was 'extremely rare'.
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Google's Making It Easier to Encrypt Even Cheap Android Phones

Wired - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 09:00
Adiantum will help millions of low-end Android smartphones receive the same encryption protections as flagships.
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A blood drop ‘period emoji’ designed to help normalise menstruation included in new emojis

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 08:57
The ‘small penis’ emoji may have been the big talking point following the announcement of 59 new emojis, but many people hope it’s the women’s period emoji that gets people talking.
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Cold weather can cut an electric car's range by more than 40% study of five vehicles reveals 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 08:10
A study of five electric vehicles by the American Automobile Association (AAA) found that high temperatures can cut into battery range, but not nearly as much as the cold.
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Amazon Moves Into Self-Driving Cars, Invests in Aurora

Wired - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 08:00
The tech titan just announced it's investing in autonomous technology developer Aurora.
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Anglo-Saxon sword engraved with a SWASTIKA to sell for up to £3,000 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 07:56
The gilt silver sword pommel was dug up by treasure hunters last March on the Isle of Wight. The find has been described as 'extremely rare' as there are only half a dozen examples.
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iPhone apps are recording your on-screen activity

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 07:20
An investigation has found that iPhone apps are recording your activity and sending the data to app developers who can 'replay it' in order to improve their services.
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Disney Won't Stop Deadpool From Dropping F-Bombs

Wired - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 07:14
The merc will still have a mouth in the Mouse House. Also, *The Walking Dead* is getting another season—surprise!
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More than 400 scientific papers could be withdrawn because they may have involved harvested organs

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 07:02
Researchers from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, say hundreds of studies may have involved data from people who received transplants from executed prisoners.
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