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Anchovies could replace cod in British waters by 2050

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 04:07
Cod, herring and whelks could be forced out of British waters by 2050 as climate change continues to warm the seas, according to a damning new report.
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Now Stores Must Tell You How They're Tracking Your Every Move

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 04:00
California's new privacy law has spurred a torrent of online notices. But the law is also forcing changes offline, in traditional stores.
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Cats Are Making Australia's Bushfire Tragedy Even Worse

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 04:00
Cats are attracted to bushfire burn scars, where they hunt vulnerable survivors with merciless impunity. It's devastating for ecosystems.
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Ancient Romans may have used traditional Chinese medicines

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 03:12
Researchers from the Tor Vergata University of Rome in Italy examined the 2,000 year old remains of teeth and plaque from a young woman living with the disease.
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Chris Evans Goes to Washington

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 03:00
The actor's new project, A Starting Point, aims to give all Americans the TL;DR on WTF is going on in politics. It's harder than punching Nazis on the big screen.
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Bad Algorithms Didn't Break Democracy

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 03:00
And better ones won't save it. To get past misinformation and tribal rancor online, we need to face why people really want misinformation and rancor.
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Presidential Candidates on the Disunited State of America

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 03:00
Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump. We asked every White House hopeful to weigh in on how they would reverse the country's devastating polarization.
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Can This Notorious Troll Turn People Away From Extremism?

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 03:00
Steven Bonnell, known online as Destiny, has made a business of picking fights with alt-right carnival barkers and other partisan provocateurs.
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Senators Propose $1B to Outpace Huawei in 5G. That's Small Change

Wired - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 17:39
The plan calls for federal subsidies for R&D in next-generation wireless, but the sums pale compared with existing investments. 
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Sea turtles are being forced to travel hundreds of miles for food

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 16:08
Greenpeace researchers tracked ten nesting female turtles in French Guiana to follow their movements through the North Atlantic as they ventured for food.
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Aston Martin's $189,000 DBX SUV Conquers the Arabian Desert

Wired - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 16:01
The luxury brand wants its first SUV to be a multi-terrain all-star, and that means leaving the pavement behind.
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Toyota announces new subscription leasing and car share programs called Kinto in Europe

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 15:58
Today, Toyota announced a wide-ranging new initiative called Kinto, which will see the company expand into ride sharing, carpooling, subscription-based leasing and more.  
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Expert reveals 'disaster diet' of mushrooms and seaweed that could save us after a nuclear war

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 15:57
A mechanical engineer explains that that in the event of a nuclear winter, when the sun is blocked by smoke, humans could survive on crops that did not need much light like mushrooms and seaweed.
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Amazon reinstates FedEx Ground delivery as an option for third-party vendors after holiday ban

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 15:53
Starting today, third-party retailers on Amazon will be able to use FedEx Ground services to deliver items ordered by Amazon Prime customers. The news comes after a short three-week ban in December.
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Verizon launches 'privacy-focused' search engine leaving some skeptical because of the firm's past

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 15:36
Verizon has launched a 'privacy-focused' search engine in North America that claims to be encrypted and not share user data, but some are skeptical due to the firm's previous controversies.
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Google to phase out third-party cookies that track Chrome users across the web within TWO YEARS

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 15:30
Over the next two years, Google will phase out use of third-party cookies - a type of digital trail - that companies use to monitor users' journey across the web for the purposes of online advertising.
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Apple may be working on 'Pro Mode' for Macbooks that supercharges speed at expense of battery life

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 15:00
Strings of code discovered in the newest MacOS beta for Catalina 10.15.3 suggest a high-performance mode that can be toggled on and off at will and increase performance.
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An Alarming Windows Bug, a Triumph for Tesla, and More News

Wired - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 14:45
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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Windows 10 Has a Security Flaw So Severe the NSA Disclosed It

Wired - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 14:30
In a shift toward transparency, the National Security Agency announced a bug that could have left over 900 million PCs vulnerable to attack.
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Interbreeding of Neanderthals with early modern humans may have given some a malaria resistance

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 14:01
Researchers at the University of Berne in Switzerland also found some personality traits such as depression may have crossed between human species.
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