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Facebook vulnerability let hackers see information about users and their friends

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:36
Facebook has patched a bug that could have let anyone view your likes, posts and friends.The vulnerability was fixed by Facebook in May after it was first discovered by a cybersecurity firm.
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Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:29
The announcement Tuesday by Juul Labs Inc. comes ahead of an expected government crackdown on underage sales of e-cigs.
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One third of ALL food produced worldwide is thrown out before it hits consumers' plates

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:21
According to the report from the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, the billions of tons of food wasted each year amounts to to roughly $1 trillion.
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Study finds the average American checks their phone 52 times a day

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 13:13
The Deloitte study found 63% of the respondents said they were trying to limit their smartphone usage - although only half said they were succeeding in cutting back.
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The MINI terracotta army: Hundreds of small warrior statues found in 2100-year-old pit in China

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 13:07
Archaeologists have discovered hundreds of small statues depicting infantrymen, cavalry, and performers in a 2,100-year-old pit in China. It looks much like the famous Terracotta Army.
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Have YOU been locked out of your Apple account? Mystery bug hits users

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 13:01
A number of iPhone users have been inexplicably locked out of their Apple ID account. Users began reporting the issue on Twitter and Reddit, saying they were unsure what was behind the bug.
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Waymo set to debut first driverless rideshare service as soon as next month, report claims

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:59
Waymo is eyeing the launch of a self-driving car service as soon as next month, a new report claims. It will operate under a different name and compete directly with Uber and Lyft.
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AI toilets which scan your urine and faeces could one day 'pick up on diseases earlier'

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:25
Sanjay Mehrotra, chief executive of Micron Technology in Idaho, made the claim at the Techonomy conference in San Francisco this week.
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Greek authorities say lost ancient city of Tenea is...

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:50
Finds included walls and clay, marble or stone floors of buildings, as well as household pottery, a bone gaming die and more than 200 coins dating from the 4th century B.C. to late Roman times.
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Clean energy 'not improving fast enough to solve climate change'

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:35
The electricity sector is currently undergoing its 'most dramatic transformation since its creation', according to a report by the Paris-based International Energy Agency (stock image).
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Climate change led to the demise of the ancient Indus valley civilisation

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:16
Scientists say that climate change led to the advanced Indus valley civilisation's demise by driving them out of their cities, which were among the earliest ever built.
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Life support system that recycles breathable air is being installed on the ISS

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:18
The European Space Agency (ESA) based in Paris has built the Advanced Closed Loop System (ACLS) to turn exhaled air into reusable oxygen.
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Gaia satellite spots mysterious 'ghost' galaxy lurking just outside the Milky Way

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:15
The object, dubbed Antila 2 (or Ant 2), is roughly 10,000 times dimmer than another known satellite of the Milky Way and is considered to be a dwarf galaxy. It was found in data from Gaia satellite.
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Furhat the eerie lifelike robotic head is stumped by people with BOTOX

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 09:36
Furhat is built by a Swedish firm and combines artificial intelligence and digital assistant technology. It can communicate with humans by scanning their face.
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Is the iPhone XR in trouble? Analyst cuts shipments of Apple's 'budget' $749 phone by 30m units

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 08:54
Longtime Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo cut his forecast for iPhone XR shipments by 30 million units, signaling weak demand for the budget handset in the upcoming holiday quarter.
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Lack of sunspots could bring a 'Space Age record' for cold weather, NASA scientist warns

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 08:49
Hampton-based scientist Martin Mlynczak from Nasa's Langley Research Centre says a lack of sunspots could herald in a 'Space Age record' for cold temperatures.
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Ironman, move over! Watch daredevils fly over the Norwegian fjords at 120mph

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 08:45
New vertigo-inducing footage shows 59-year-old Swiss daredevil Yves Rossy pulling his latest stunt with two equally as fearless friends, high above the Norwegian fjords.
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Particles from brake systems, tires and even roads produce microplastics that end up in the ocean

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 08:35
Researchers have found that a vast majority of matter found in small particles are microplastics from vehicle tyres. They analyzed particles from three busy German motorways.
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Lake where Christians believe Jesus walked on water has hit near-record low levels due to overuse

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 08:14
The Sea of Galilee, where Christians believe Jesus walked on water, has been shrinking for years, mainly due to overuse, and environmentalists are raising the alarm.
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Palm oil from 12 companies driving orangutans to 'brink of extinction'

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 08:01
Twenty-five palm oil groups had cleared over 130,000 hectares of rainforest since the end of 2015.That is an area almost twice the size of Singapore destroyed in less than three years.
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