News and Updates

Google admits it left some G Suite passwords stored in plaintext for 14 years

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 16:05
A 'small percentage of G Suite users' were affected by a bug in its system that meant their passwords were stored in plaintext, giving some Google employees unfiltered access to the data.
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Facebook's former head of security says the firm should hire a new CEO to replace Mark Zuckerberg

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:53
Alex Stamos, who left his post as chief security officer in 2018, said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg should 'give up some of that power' and make way for a new chief executive.
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How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions

Wired - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:31
The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its products.
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Watch as pastor BAPTIZES an anime girl in virtual reality while Tigger and a banana look on

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:12
A new video shared this week by YouTuber Syrmor shows what it’s like to be baptized in VR, complete with an audience of cartoon characters and an anime girl ‘immersed in divine love.’
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China is using facial recognition to track and monitor giant PANDAS for conservation database

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:32
Researchers at the China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Pandas in Chengu have begun using facial recognition software to identify similar faces and markings of pandas.
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Google Has Stored Some Passwords in Plaintext Since 2005

Wired - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:14
On the heels of embarrassing disclosures from Facebook and Twitter, Google reveals its own password bugs—one of which lasted 14 years.
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Sony teases new details about the PlayStation 5 and demos its super fast load times

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:11
During a presentation by Sony Interactive Entertainment, an executive showed off the PlayStation 5's super fast load times, thanks to an all new solid state drive built into the device.
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The company behind TikTok plans to take on Spotify and Apple with new music streaming service

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:05
TikTok is planning to take on Spotify and Apple with a music streaming service that could debut in the coming months. The unnamed service will first launch in emerging markets like India.
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Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public

Wired - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:02
Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans.
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Scientists are recruiting women for marijuana in pregnancy study

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:01
The 'Moms + Marijuana' project at the University of Washington School of Medicine is the latest in a string of studies racing to deliver some concrete information as cannabis use increases all over.
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As Social VR Grows, Users Are the Ones Building Its Worlds

Wired - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 13:08
Three years in, Rec Room has become a robust hub of user-generated content.
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Documents reveal NASA's moon mission will require 37 launches and plans to build a moon base by 2028

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:48
NASA's next trip to the moon will entail 37 separate launches over a decade and culminate in the construction of a moon base by 2028 say leaked documents that detail the agency's 'Artemis' plan.
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Drones may soon come with 'spidey-senses' as tiny detectors pick up on vibrations 

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:15
If machines had similar characteristics, they'd be able to navigate more effectively in dangerous environments, experts from Indiana's Purdue University say.
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It's a conspiracy! Bad moods could be contagious among ravens and spread through their large groups 

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:14
Staff from the University of Vienna performed a cognitive bias test on the Gothic-looking animals, which monitored their reactions to neutral stimuli.
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Some dinosaurs learned to walk on two legs after crawling on all fours

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:10
Experts have found that the Mussaurus patagonicus - dubbed the Mouse Lizzard - became mobile in the same way as human beings, albeit some 200 million years ago.
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A Mona Lisa portrait has been created on a 'quantum canvas' as small as a human hair

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:01
University of Queensland physicist Tyler Neely and colleagues made the tiny art by cooling rubidium gas to just a few billionths of a degree above absolute zero, the coldest temperature possible.
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The 'inner pickpocket' trait inside all of us lets us tell what an object is by touch alone

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:55
Researchers from the University of Cambridge found that we rely on the brain’s ability to break up the continuous stream of information received by sensory input into distinct chunks.
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Why the moon has TWO faces

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:17
Scientists from the Macau University of Science and Technology in China have suggested that the heavily- cratered far side if the moon is the result of a collision with a dwarf planet.
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Apple MacBook Pro 2019: Keyboard Fix, Price, Specs

Wired - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:13
Apple's flagship laptop line gets a speed bump.
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What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019

Wired - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:36
Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings.
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