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Nearly 2% of the 1,000 highest grossing apps on the App Store are SCAMS

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 05:26
Apple profits from the apps because it takes up to 30 per cent commission. The US tech giant is separately facing a £1.5 billion legal action over claims it has 'overcharged' millions of UK customers for its apps.
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Early Prime Day deals 2021: Save 58 per cent on the Amazon Echo Buds

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 05:25
Prime members can start shopping early Prime Day 2021 exclusive offers and deals, including a whopping saving of 58 per cent off Amazon Echo Buds, now £49.99 (non-deal price £119.99).
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Skeleton of Roman slave bound in shackles discovered in Rutland

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 05:19
The adult male - found in Great Casterton, Rutland - was buried in a ditch, secured at the ankles with a locked set of iron fetters, which indicates 'ill will' from those who had power over him.
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China's Quiet Ecommerce Giant Thrives on Fresh Produce

Wired - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 05:00
Pinduoduo, which recently passed Alibaba as the shopping site with the most customers, connects 12 million farmers to more than 800 million users.
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A New Way to Shape Metal Nanoparticles—With a Magnetic Field

Wired - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 05:00
Making the tiny nanoparticles used in everything from electronics to paint isn't easy. But a new experiment creates order out of chaos.
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Fossils: Huge dinosaur the same length as a BASKETBALL COURT roamed Australia 96 million years ago

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 04:00
The new species, dubbed 'Australotitan cooperensis', was unearthed in 2007 and has just been formally described by Queensland Museum and Eromanga Natural History Museum palaeontologists.
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Why Are Writers Fleeing Substack for Ghost?

Wired - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 04:00
The publishing platform is gaining traction as a Substack substitute. But the comparison isn't so simple.
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Google Hopes AI Can Turn Search Into a Conversation

Wired - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 04:00
The tech giant wants its core product to infer meaning from human language, answer multipart questions—and look more like Google Assistant sounds.
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Covid Brings Automation to the Workplace, Killing Some Jobs

Wired - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 04:00
Unable to find enough workers, employers are turning to technology to perform tasks—and women are likely to be the hardest hit.
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4 Tips to Send (and Receive) Better Texts

Wired - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 04:00
Sure, hitting send is easy. But these tips can help make sure everyone's messages are coming across loud and clear.
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Tinder launches 'Block Your Ex' feature to help users avoid any awkward run-ins

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 03:56
The tool is rolling out to all Tinder users this week, but was originally tested in India, Korea and Japan, where it proved popular.
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How to Watch Today's Apple WWDC Keynote

Wired - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 03:00
The annual event starts at 10 am Pacific with news about software updates coming to iPhones, iPads, and Macs. Here's how to tune in.
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Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference will take place TODAY

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 02:38
Apple will reveal a range of new hardware products, as well as its major annual software update, live-streamed from its Apple Park HQ in Cupertino, California.
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This 'powerful little fan' will keep your home cool during the mini-heatwave and it's £26 on Amazon

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 01:54
With the majority of the UK set to enjoy a mini heatwave next week, many of us will be looking for ways to keep our homes cool. The solution? A fan is a must-have. The Honeywell Turbo Fan...
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How treatment involving sonic blast could benefit up to 75,000 Britons with sky-high blood pressure

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 01:53
The therapy, which could benefit 75,000 in the UK if it gets the go-ahead on the NHS, involves blasting nerves in the kidneys with sound waves to stop them sending signals that drive up blood pressure.
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Unique paint-like coating transforms ANY surface into a light-responsive pathway

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 01:49
The STARPATH formula uses natural earth materials that absorb UV light during the day and then emits light in the hours of darkness, according to its London-based inventor.
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China Has Triggered a Bitcoin Mining Exodus

Wired - Sun, 06/06/2021 - 06:00
The promise of a crackdown is sending the country's crypterati scrambling for the exit.
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RevAir's Hair Dryer Is a One-Stop Blow Out Shop

Wired - Sun, 06/06/2021 - 06:00
This expensive hair vacuum quickly dries and smoothes kinks out of your hair. It's impressive, if you can afford to pay for it and can store it.
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10 Essential Accessories to Up Your Backyard Grilling Game

Wired - Sun, 06/06/2021 - 05:00
Up your outdoor cooking game with these tools for getting the perfect sear, smoke, roast—and even a pizza.
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Will a Volcanic Eruption Be a Burp or a Blast?

Wired - Sun, 06/06/2021 - 05:00
Scientists have begun to decipher the seismic signals that reveal how explosive a volcanic eruption is going to be.
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