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All the Top Features Coming to Your iPhone This Fall

Wired - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 14:13
Apple just previewed iOS 15, the latest version of its mobile operating system. Here's what's new.
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Apple announces iOS 15 at its Worldwide Developers Conference

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 13:51
Apple gave users the first look at its new iOS 15 Monday during its WWDC. The new iOS provides Facetime with a number of upgrades, along with new features for iPad, Apple Watch and AirPods.
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You'll soon be able to use your Apple Wallet to check in at the airport and unlock your hotel room

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 13:47
Apple is working with the TSA to enable driver's licenses to be uploaded to Apple Wallet and used as ID at the airport. The announcement came Monday at the Worldwide Developers Conference,
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Everything Apple Announced Today: New iOS, Privacy Updates

Wired - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 13:11
The 2021 edition of WWDC began Monday with a keynote address. Apple used the occasion to show off a whole bunch of enhancements to its software and services.
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Ransomware Hit Another Pipeline Firm—and 70GB of Data Leaked

Wired - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 12:53
LineStar Integrity Services was hacked around the same time as Colonial Pipeline, but radical transparency activists have brought the attack to light.
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Melting Norwegian glacier releases 500-year-old perfectly preserved wooden box full of candles

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 12:37
Archaeologists uncovered a wooden box in 2019 in Norway that has been frozen for up to 500 years. The team finally opened the sealed lid, revealing remains of beeswax candles inside.
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Daredevil takes life-risking flight on electric 'Copterpack' jetpack with dual rotors 

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 12:34
An Australian company released video of the first test flight of its dual-rotor jetpack. The battery-powered CopterPack has 'self-leveling autopilot,' maintaining stability by tilting forward and back.
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Bids to become the first paying customer on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin spacecraft top $3 million

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 12:17
Bidding to be the first paying on Blue Origin's New Shephard rocket topped $3 million on Monday, as the auction gets set to close in the coming days.
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Turning off lights in cities at night could result in fewer birds dying by crashing into buildings

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 12:00
Researchers in Chicago estimate that turning off half the lights in the city during a 'handful of high-risk days' in the spring and autumn migration seasons could result in up to 11 times fewer collisions.
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Quitting maths at age 16 can affect teens' BRAINS

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 12:00
Teenagers who stuck with maths in their A-levels had higher levels of a brain chemical important for memory, learning and problem-solving, researchers led by the University of Oxford found.
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Google combines 225 million images to create the most detailed 3D map ever of the human brain 

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 11:12
Google has developed a 3-D online map charting one cubic millimeter of the human brain. Using over a million gigabytes of data, it shows 4,000 incoming axons connecting to a single neuron.
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Apple pays millions to student after repair techs posted explicit images from her iPhone to Facebook

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 10:54
Apple has paid 'millions of dollars' in compensation to a 21-year-old student after iPhone repair techs posted personal explicit images and videos of her to social media.
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Fireball that flew over Brazil may be the third object to originate outside the Solar System

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 10:04
Researchers in Brazil believe they may have spotted a third interstellar object, a space rock that turned into a fireball over Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil on May 30.
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Health: Drinking four coffees a day may QUADRUPLE your risk of developing sight-threatening glaucoma

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 09:36
Dietary, health and genetic data on more than 120,000 adults aged from 39-73 was studied by researchers led from the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.
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Health: Even moderate smartphone use leaves teens more likely to be overweight or obese

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 09:00
Associations between smartphone usage, overweight and health-related behaviours was explored among more than 53,000 adolescents by researchers from the Korea University.
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Move over, tardigrades! Rotifers can live in frost for 24,000 years

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 08:32
Previously, rotifers - minuscule microorganisms - had been reported to survive only up to 10 years when frozen, based on earlier evidence, according to experts in Pushchino, Russia.
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Nature: Great apes could lose up to 94 per cent of their homelands in Africa by 2050

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 06:08
Even if steps are taken to protect the primates, the team led from Liverpool John Moores University found that their habitat ranges will likely shrink by 84 per cent.
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The Incredible, Absurd World of Disco Elysium: The Final Cut

Wired - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 06:00
The update has been a long time coming, and if you haven't played, now's the time. We asked Robert Kurvitz, the game's designer, if he’s finally satisfied with it.
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Jeff Bezos and his brother will fly on Blue Origin spacecraft

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 05:59
Outgoing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced that he and his brother Mark will fly on New Shepard, a Blue Origin spacecraft, when it blasts off on July 20.
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Humans have the 'untapped' ability to regenerate body parts just like salamanders, scientists claim

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 05:32
Studying axolotls helped experts from MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, to conclude humans have an 'untapped' ability to regenerate.
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