News and Updates

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra smartphones

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 10:33
Designed for 'Note loyalists', the standard Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra will both support 5G and stream Xbox games over the cloud.
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Brain-computer interfaces like Elon Musk's Neuralink at risk

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 10:32
Elon Musk's startup Neuralink could have a prototype ready this year, but a new report warns brain-computer interfaces could open a window for hackers to read our thoughts and memories.
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Heat could kill more than HIV, malaria and yellow fever by 2100

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 10:27
Experts warn hat if greenhouse gas emissions are not curbed, heatwaves could kill 73 people per 100,000 by 2100. The number of fatalities is more than HIV, malaria and yellow fever combined.
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Jupiter's huge storms caused by water and ammonia 'mushballs'

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 09:33
Images from NASA's Juno mission have revealed large, rotating white clouds of ammonia covering more than 2,000 square miles of the planet's upper atmosphere.
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Exoplanet the size of Saturn orbiting a faint 'ultracool dwarf' star

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 09:10
An international team of astronomers led by the Max Planck Institute used a network of radio antennas linked together called the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA).
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Tuatara 'lizard' genome sequence is 'half-mammal, half-reptile'

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 08:59
Scientists from the University of Adelaide and South Australian Museum worked with Otago University, New Zealand to study the rare tuatara and its genetic makeup.
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Mulan, Tenet, and the Future of Going to the Movies

Wired - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 08:26
In 2020, America may ruin the American movie-going experience. But hey, if you’re willing to plop down 30 bucks, you’ll be able to watch Mulan next month.
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Changing farming methods 'may reduce risk of infectious disease outbreaks'

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 08:11
Global land use change is creating increasing opportunities for contact between people and potential hosts of human disease, scientists warn.
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Samsung Unpacked 2020: Z Fold2, Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Watch3, Buds Live

Wired - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 08:00
The company's latest portfolio is filled with powerful and expensive devices.
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A New Hotline Offers Free Anonymous Support for Gamers

Wired - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 07:00
The Games and Online Harassment Hotline launched Tuesday as a resource for anyone to talk about the emotional issues that emerge all over the industry.
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iOS 14’s Best Privacy Feature? Catching Data-Grabbing Apps

Wired - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 07:00
Apple's new operating system hasn't been released to the public yet, but its new permission notifications are already shaming developers into cleaning up their acts.
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10 Best Android Phones (Unlocked): Our Top Picks for 2020

Wired - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 07:00
WIRED Tested. Shopping for a new phone can be an ordeal. Let us take some of the pain out of it with these picks and tips.
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Listening to music during exercise puts you in a better mood

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 06:46
Japanese researchers found working out with music boosts a person's mood and their cognitive function more than exercising without music.
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Apple devices will be used to investigate how daily routines impact depression

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 06:37
The study is part of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 'Depression Grand Challenge' in collaboration and with support from Apple.
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Instagram Launches Reels, Its TikTok Clone, in the US

Wired - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 06:00
The company is wooing creators with features they know and love, on a platform President Trump doesn’t publicly hate.
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An ’80s File Format Enabled Stealthy Mac Hacking

Wired - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 05:00
The now-patched vulnerability would have let hackers target Microsoft Office using Symbolic Link—a file type that hasn't been in common use in over 30 years.
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Your Income Predicts How Well You Can Socially Distance

Wired - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 04:00
America's rich used to move around more than the poor. When Covid landed, that flipped: The wealthy now work remotely, while essential workers toil.
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Can Killing Cookies Save Journalism?

Wired - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 04:00
A Dutch public broadcaster got rid of targeted digital ads—and its revenues went way up.
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Inside the Courthouse Break-In Spree That Landed Two White Hat Hackers in Jail

Wired - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 04:00
When two men were hired to break into Iowa judicial buildings, they thought it was just another physical security audit—until they were charged with burglary.
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Small trees could form the basis of more drought-resistant rainforests 

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 03:35
UK scientists found that small trees in a water-deprived area of the rainforest showed increased capacity for photosynthesis and leaf respiration.
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