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7 Ways to Group Video Chat While You Wait for That FaceTime Update

Wired - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:40
Bring up to 50 people into the conversation with these group video chat apps from Facebook, Snapchat, Google, and more.
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NHS chiefs block plans to expand controversial ‘GP at Hand’ app

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:45
Attempts by private firm Babylon Health to expand its 'GP at Hand' app into Birmingham have so far been thwarted by NHS England, who fear it could lead to patients missing vital tests.
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Gamma ray bursts from deep space have a time-reversing effect

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:44
Research headed up by the College of Charleston in South Carolina has studied mysterious bursts of high-energy that appear to defy time.
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Street-legal tank-like car that can withstand BULLETS is now on sale

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:38
The vehicle, which is packed with defensive systems, has been created by California-based Rezvani and is based on their original Tank XUV (Extreme Utility Vehicle).
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Are they watching YOU? Bees and wasps can recognise and learn different faces

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:24
Despite having tiny brains they appear to visually process faces in a similar way to how we do, according to Adrian Dyer, an associate professor from RMIT University in Australia.
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Amputees can be tricked into 'feeling' life-like sensations

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:22
Scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne are using VR to provide a combination of sight and sensation to convince people their prosthetic limb is part of their body.
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The 'banana phone' is BACK: Nokia's $87 (£69) curved 8110 handset finally goes on sale this week

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:44
Nokia's 8110 'banana phone' is about to hit the shelves. The firm is set to release the 8110 on Wednesday - more than five months after the revamped retro phone was first unveiled.
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Everything You Need to Know About the 'Avengers: Infinity War' Heroes

Wired - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:44
WIRED asked the Russo brothers themselves to offer up character profiles.
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A galaxy of 1,000 ancient stars orbiting the edge of the Milky Way has left scientists baffled

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:39
Data collated over a ten-year span by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and the Large Binocular Camera in Arizona has helped shed light on what the mysterious Segue-1 is and how it came to be.
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'Foreshadow' Flaw Undermines the Intel CPU Secure Enclave

Wired - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:00
In the spirit of Meltdown and Spectre, a new vulnerability called Foreshadow could expose Intel's secure enclave to attack.
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Elon Musk hit with a THIRD lawsuit - as Tesla board forms 'special committee' to weigh going private

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:54
Tesla's board of directors has named a special committee to weigh the electric car company's plans to go private. The panel is made up of three independent directors from its board.
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Short nights make you antisocial and 'unattractive,' study finds

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:47
About a third of Americans get less than the recommended seven hours of sleep, making them feel alienated and socially unattractive, University of California, Berkeley research finds.
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Scientists predict'anonymously warm' temperatures for the next FOUR YEARS

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:33
A new University of Southampton study claims water in the oceans will warm faster than air above land, which could raise the risks of floods, hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones.
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Incredible video shows the winding tubes on the International Space Station

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:30
Taken by Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev, the incredible footage takes viewers through one of the longest routes on the ISS.
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To fend off Netflix, movie theaters try 3-screen immersion

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:06
Sit at the back of the movie theater, and it's possible to see the appeal of ScreenX, the latest attempt to drag film lovers off the sofa and away from Netflix. Instead of one screen, there are three.
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Health Care Is Broken. Oscar Health Thinks Tech Can Fix It

Wired - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 08:00
Mario Schlosser, the CEO of Oscar Health, wants technology to cure what ails the health care industry. And now Alphabet, Google's parent company, is betting $375 million on this digital panacea.
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Hackers can take control of MILLIONS of brand-new Android smartphones

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 07:15
The vulnerabilities were found by mobile security firm Kryptowire, based in Washington, DC, who discovered scores of vulnerabilities on 25 Android gadgets.
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A new pygmy seahorse called 'Japan pig' that is the size of a grain of rice has been discovered

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 06:40
The creature was found around 287 kilometres (178 miles) south of Tokyo at Hachijo-jima Island by researchers at Texas A&M University.
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Scientists have finally worked out how to break spaghetti break into just TWO pieces

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 06:02
In a new research paper, MIT scientists found the best way to cleanly break spaghetti in two was by twisting the strand 270 degrees before bending it in half (stock image).
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Best Nintendo Switch Deals and Console Bundles (Autumn 2018)

Wired - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 06:00
The best Nintendo Switch console deals, and all the essentials you'll need when you own one.
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