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Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems

Wired - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 16:00
Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to attack.
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Massive online database left MILLIONS of Instagram influencers' personal information exposed

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 15:43
Researcher Anurag Sen discovered the database which contains personal contact information of 'prominent food bloggers, celebrities and other social media influencers.'
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Google launches new $999 Glass for businesses

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 15:31
On Monday, the search giant revealed the second-generation of its heads-up display glasses that feature a new design, an improved camera and processor, as well as a slew of other updates.
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Jaw-dropping images reveal 150-FOOT-TALL glacial masses floating through Canada's 'iceberg alley'

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 14:59
In a series of tweets, an amateur photographer captured the breadth and versatility of icebergs from his vantage in what's known as 'iceberg alley' located off the coast of Canada.
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Inside Facebook's robotics lab where it teaches six-legged bots to walk and makes its AI smarter

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 14:55
Among the machines being developed are walking hexapods that resemble a spider, a robotic arm and a human-like hand complete with sensors to help it touch.
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Forum used by hackers to share stolen information gets hacked as users scramble to change logins

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 13:46
The forum OGusers, a popular hacking community, has been hacked by a rival group who revealed email addresses, passwords and private messages of 113,000 users.
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'Game of Thrones' Recap, Season 8 Episode 6: The Endings We Choose to Believe

Wired - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:50
HBO's drama will always have alternative interpretations, debates about its meaning, and revisionist histories—especially now that it's over.
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FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger

Wired - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:49
Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts.
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Oceans could swell nearly SEVEN FEET by 2100 and wipe out the homes of almost 200 million people

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:04
An international study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science analyzed melting ice sheets in Greenland and the Antarctic - and the resulting sea level rise.
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'Game of Thrones': The Fans Were the Biggest Losers

Wired - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 11:05
The series finale was better than some expected—but still wildly disappointing.
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Scientists create the loudest-ever underwater sound

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:57
Stanford's Department of Energy worked with researchers from Rutgers University to produce the auditory result.
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Chinese app signs users up for unwanted services and steals their personal data, researchers say

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:56
Security researchers have discovered the app, called VidMate, hijacks smartphones by running invisible ads, subscribing users' to paid apps without their consent and exposing personal data.
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NASA’s free-floating robo-assistant Bumble passes first tests in space ahead of housekeeping mission

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:15
This month astronaut Anne McClain ran a hardware test of NASA's 'Astrobees' one of three robotic assistants launched to the International Space Station in April.
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Treasure hunter finds the remains of a pirate's sword from 335-year-old wreck

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 09:26
Robert Felce made the discovery from the site at the rocky Dollar Cove at Gunwalloe, on Mount's Bay near Helston, Cornwall.
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Bonobo mothers find mates for their sons

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 08:56
The Bonobo species also protected their sons from other males during copulation, the team from the Max Planck Institute in Germany said.
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Special lenses to filter out blue light could stop smartphones ruining sleep patterns, study claims 

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 08:54
Researchers from the Netherlands set out to assess the impact of blue, smartphone-emitted light in the evenings on the sleep patterns of young people in their own homes.
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A thin layer of gassy material on Pluto may be keeping an underground ocean from freezing solid

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 08:27
Images of Pluto have revealed the presence of an equatorial basin, under which may lie an ocean. Japan-led research may explain an ocean could have survived until today without freezing solid.
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Morrison's becomes FIRST British supermarket to offer plastic-free fruit and veg

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 07:57
The move follows a ten-month trial in three Morrisons stores in Skipton, Guiseley and St Ives where the amount of loose fruit and veg bought by customers increased by an average of 40 per cent.
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'John Wick' Shot Down 'Avengers' at the Box Office

Wired - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 07:30
Also, here's your first look at the third season of 'Westworld'.
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GM Gives All Its Vehicles a New Soul

Wired - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 07:30
GM's new "electronic platform" offers five times the bandwidth and compute power of its predecessor, to deliver better maps and new accessories.
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