News and Updates

'Lost' ancient town uncovered in Ethiopia was once part of the powerful Aksum empire

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 09:47
A village in Ethiopia has been discovered which belonged to the little-known Empire of Aksum - a bustling, sprawling metropolis to rival Rome that survived for centuries.
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'Marriage Story' Proves Anything on Netflix Can Be a Meme Now

Wired - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 09:41
Over the weekend, the internet turned the film's most tense moment into LOLs. Because of course it did.
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Apple's efforts to stymie web-tracking has severely hurt its online ad business

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 09:40
According to a report from The Information , Apple's new anti web-tracking tools that prevent companies from tracking users as they travel to different sites have been 'stunningly effective.'
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Self-driving truck completes FIRST EVER cross-country trip from California to Pennsylvania

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 09:34, announced its autonomous truck traveled 2,800 miles from California to Pennsylvania hauling a fully-loaded refrigerated trailer of perishable cargo. The trip was completed in just three days.
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Lice preserved in amber with damaged feather shows feathered dinosaurs were plagued by lice

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 09:32
Lice with teeth have been found on damaged dinosaur feathers trapped in 100 million-year-old amber, the earliest evidence yet of parasitic insects feeding on feathers.
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Apple Card Monthly Installments launches allowing users to finance an iPhone at 0% interest 

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 08:05
Apple's exclusive program lets Apple Card members finance the latest iPhone over a 24 month period at zero percent interest. Users can see how much has been paid in the Wallet app.
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Psychadelic 'wonder drug' that could cure addiction will start trials next year 

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 08:04
MindMed, a US-based startup, has bought the rights to the drug 18-MC after the previous developer ran out of funding, and is planning to start human test next year.
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James Bond-style luxury super yacht doubles as a SUBMARINE to allow meetings in complete secrecy

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 07:33
A new luxury super yacht being developed in Italy can double as a submarine - assuring complete privacy for the rich and famous as it descends discretely beneath the waves.
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How the Mandalorian Might See Through Walls

Wired - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 07:00
Mando's sci-fi ability might not be as crazy or outlandish as you think.
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Americans aren't getting lonelier - just older, study suggests

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 06:59
Researchers at the University of Chicago found people do get lonelier as they age, but that the generations who are now reaching 'senior' status aren't any lonelier than their predecessors.
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NASA reveals stunning photo of Geminids Meteor Shower over Chile ahead of peak this weekend

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 06:55
People watching in the Northern Hemisphere will get a better view, but the event will still be visible in the Southern Hemisphere. It will be at its peak 2am local time on Saturday 14.
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Industry Must Team up With Government to Keep America on Top

Wired - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 06:00
The Federal government takes on early investment risks that venture capital won't take, underwriting industry and the future.
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Smart kids toys sold by retailers including Amazon and Argos vulnerable to hacks

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 04:09
In its latest investigation of seven children's smart and internet-enabled devices ahead of Christmas sold by major retailers including Amazon and Argos, three were vulnerable to being hacked, Which? found.
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Apple MacBook Pro Review (2019, 16-Inch): A Return to Form

Wired - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 04:00
The new MacBook Pro is a little boring, but after years of misfires in Apple's laptop lineup, the machine reliably gets the job done.
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What is 5G? The Complete Guide to When, Why, and How

Wired - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 04:00
Dive deep into the 5G spectrum, millimeter wave technology, and why 5G could give China an edge in the AI race.
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The FCC's Push to Purge Huawei From US Networks

Wired - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 04:00
The rural carriers who rely on Huawei are wary of a costly “rip and replace” effort.
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Amazon, Google, Microsoft: Here's Who Has the Greenest Cloud

Wired - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 04:00
A WIRED report card on the top three cloud providers shows how their environmental claims stack up.
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A new way of solving the quadratic equation could fundamentally change the way students learn math 

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 03:47
In a boon to algebra students everywhere, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University has devised a simpler and more efficient way to solve problems involving the quadratic equation.
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Why the ‘Queen of Shitty Robots’ Renounced Her Crown

Wired - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 03:00
YouTuber Simone Giertz gave up wildly popular but barely functioning machines and confronted her fears of imperfection (while facing her own mortality and making an awesome Truckla EV).
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Eight great gifts for fitness fanatics this Christmas

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 00:26
'Strong not skinny' is the new goal for many people and fortunately it's easy to buy Christmas gifts for these fitness fanatics thanks to the many options now on the market.
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