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Nazi sub which 'smuggled Hitler to South America' found off Denmark

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:11
U-3523 was one of Hitler's advanced submarines and was able to sail non-stop to South America. Pictured is U-3008, another Type XXI submarine and sister vessel of the U-3523.
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Study finds NYC mice may be hotbeds of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:22
Apartment-dwelling rodents all over the city carry treatment-resistant C. difficile, E. coli, Shigella and Salmonella that can be transmitted to residents, the team found.
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Hack attack at Ikea-owned TaskRabbit app sees software taken offline

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:44
Software firm TaskRabibt, based in San Francisco, says it is working with a specialist computer security firm and law enforcement to determine what happened.
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Nasa astronaut posts image of the Aurora Borealis mixing with sunrise

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:35
Nasa, based in Washington DC, has re-posted the Instagram post of American astronaut Ricky Arnold who witnessed the Aurora Borealis over Earth from the International Space Station.
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The standing-up seats that'll let airlines cram in more passengers

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:29
An Italian seat manufacturer has unveiled seating that’s so upright passengers using it will practically be standing up.
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Tesla pauses Model 3 production (again) to fix bottlenecks

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:29
Tesla said late Monday that it's temporarily halting production for four or five days 'to improve automation'. It marks the second time this year that Tesla has hit pause on production of the Model 3.
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'Distinct human species' may have lived in Indonesia 50,000 years ago

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:43
Researchers from Griffith University have found an ancient population of 'Ice Age' hunter-gatherers got to the Indonesian island of Sulawesi at least 50,000 years ago.
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Twitter goes DOWN: Website and app stop working in a shock outage

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:42
Problems with Twitter's website and app appear to have mostly affected users in the UK, Japan and the US east coast.
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Police claim they can now unlock any iPhone using a 'GrayKey' box

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:34
Federal and local law enforcement officials are increasingly using a dubious technology called GrayKey that makes it easier -- and cheaper -- than ever to break into locked iPhones.
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New koala chlamydia treatments could lead to better survival rate

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 08:25
Katherine Dahlhausen, a doctoral student at the University of California, Davis, found that the presence of an unnamed bacterium can determine if a koala will survive its chlamydia treatment.
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Rare diamonds found in a meteorite are the remains of a lost planet

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 08:17
The Almahitta Sitta (fragment, pictured) - named after the place in Sudan where it exploded in the sky - was studied by researchers from the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne.
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Men seeking higher status will step over their peers to advance their interests

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 07:18
The finding is the result of research at Chapman University in Orange, California, which measured gender differences in cooperation and punishment behaviour.
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Japanese mayoral candidate vows to replace politicians with AI

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:31
Michihito Matsuda, outlining his campaign in Tama New Town, western Tokyo, Japan, insisted machines would be able to crunch data to provide 'clearly defined politics'.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk says humans are 'underrated'

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 05:27
Tesla has struggled to meet production targets for the £25,000 ($35,000) Model 3 and according to CEO Elon Musk robots at the firm's California factory are to blame.
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Surveillance company run by ex-spies is harvesting Facebook photos

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 04:46
Face-Int is now owned by analytics firm Verint, who acquired it in 2017 from creators Terrogence, a surveillance company founded by onetime Israeli secret agent Shai Arbel.
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Facebook users could get up to $5,000 compensation for EVERY picture used without their consent

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 04:15
A US federal judge in California ruled that Facebook will have to face a class action suit over allegations it violated users' privacy by using a facial recognition software to generate tags in photos.
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Neanderthals ambushed huge bears before eating them and stealing their caves

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 02:29
Researchers at the University of Ferrara, in Italy studies more than 1,700 prehistoric bear bones and found evidence of cooking as well as bite marks that match Neanderthal teeth.
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Scientists develop an enzyme that destroys the most common plastic

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 17:24
Researchers, led by the University of Portsmouth, have found an enzyme in a Japanese plastic processing plant that eats PET - the common form of plastic used in food and drink packaging.
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Police work out drug dealer's fingerprint using a WhatsApp photo

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 15:55
Police found a photo of a drug dealer's hand on a phone they seized. The picture was sent months ago in a WhatsApp chat the police analyzed.
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Netflix gained 7.4 MILLION new subscribers in the last three months

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 15:41
Netflix added 7.4 million new subscribers in the past quarter as the global television giant ramped up profits with its strongest-ever revenue growth since launching its streaming service.
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