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Twitter denies claims it's reading your private messages

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:09
The rebuttal was made in the first public response to the video, released on Monday, issued by the San Francisco-based firm, which says that the accusations it makes are factually inaccurate.
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Microsoft takes on Facebook with mind reading technology

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:57
Redmond-based Microsoft released details of a brain control interface that decodes electric signals from the brain to launch and operate apps and web browsers.
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Sicily's Mount Etna might not be a proper volcano

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:57
A volcanologist from the University of Catania says that the eruptions of Mt Etna resemble a hot spring more than a volcano due to the amount of steam, CO2 and sulphur dioxide produced.
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China's out-of-control space station to crash to Earth

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:02
Experts from the European Space Agency (ESA), based in Paris, are among those tracking Tiangong-1, whose average orbit has dipped by 8km (5 miles) since December 2017.
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Google 'Cast' flaw causes Wi-fi connections to crash

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 03:49
An engineer from router firm TP Link, based in Shenzhen, China, first made the connection, after customers got in touch to complain that their Wi-fi networks were crashing mysteriously.
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David Hanson hopes 'genius' robots will win over humans

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 03:35
David Hanson worked as a sculptor for Disney and created robots for their theme parks before moving to Hong Kong and starting his own company which he hopes will create machines of the future.
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Twitter employees admit they're paid to access private DMs

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:57
A video released by investigative journalist group Project Veritas shows Twitter employees expose top-secret details about their jobs.
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'Space GPS' lets Nasa navigate using X-rays from pulsars 

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:53
The technology, which uses the Nicer instrument aboard the International Space Station, was developed at Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
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Creative thinkers have better-connected minds, study finds

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:43
Experts could one day target the brain regions responsible for this pattern using a 'creativity pill' to make people more imaginative, a Harvard University researcher has claimed.
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Mystery of famous war death deepens after fuel tank found

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:19
The mystery of who shot down 'the Red Baron', an infamous German WWI pilot, has deepened after a fuel tanker recovered from battle by Australian soldiers was found in a Melbourne museum.
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The Lancaster turned Bomber Command's dream into reality

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:36
The Lancaster inflicted such damage of Germany it was described by Sir Arthur Harris, head of Bomber Command as 'the greatest single factor in winning the war'.
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Stress can be good for you, psychologist explains

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:57
Psychologist Dr Meg Arroll talks about how simply changing the way you view stress can help you feel less strung out - and what to do if you feel stressed but don't know why.
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Apple App Store revenue to eclipse global box office

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:26
Asymco analyst Horace Dediu predicts people will spend $100m a day on apps by the end of 2018, and Apple's App Store alone will overtake Global Box Office revenues this year.
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Trees For Life project to move red squirrels to old homes

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:02
A project to reintroduce red squirrels - the population of which has sharply droppped - to their old forest homes in the Scottish Highlands is being carried out by the Trees For Life charity.
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Geneticists reconstruct DNA of man who died 200 years ago

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:17
The whereabouts of Hans Jonatan’s remains are unknown – but, using DNA samples from 182 of his descendants, geneticists with deCODE have traced his family back to distinct areas of West Africa.
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Could going gray help you kick phone addiction?

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:14
A former design ethicist at Google says he beat the habit by switching his iPhone to grayscale, making apps far less appealing.
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BlackBerry launches cybersecurity software for...

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:55
Canadian software maker BlackBerry on Monday launched a new cybersecurity software, which identifies vulnerabilities in programs used in self-driving cars.
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Thistle tortoise beetle has penis longer than its own body

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:48
Researchers from Kiel University in Germany found that the ultra-long flagella of male thistle tortoise beetles could inspire new techniques for safer catheter insertion.
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Apple's park takes root landscaping inside the $5bn HQ

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:18
Landscaping has transformed the giant building site into a green park with over 9,000 trees, two miles of walking and running paths, plus an orchard, meadow and pond.
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Ford plans $11 billion investment, 40 electrified...

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:38
Of the 40 electrified vehicles Ford plans for its global lineup by 2022, 16 will be fully electric and the rest will be plug-in hybrids, executives said.
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