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2 men charged with hacking social media accounts of NFL and NBA players

Men accused of taking part in scheme to phish credentials and sell account access.
2020-09-30 17:15:01
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Proposed EU rule may mean you can finally delete some apps from your phone

European lawmakers seem to be running out of patience with how US tech firms work.
2020-09-30 17:15:01
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The Debate Was a Disaster. But Hey, Climate Change Came Up

The good news: The presidential debate addressed global warming. The bad news: Trump dodged it, especially when it came to wildfires.
2020-09-30 17:15:01
https://www.universetoday.com/148106/a-galaxy-has-been-found-thats-as-bright-as-a-quasar-but-its-not-a-quasar/ preview's
A Galaxy has been Found That’s as Bright as a Quasar… But it’s Not a Quasar

Astronomers have found a new type of galaxy that is very old, very distant and very bright in ultraviolet light. This is somewhat an unusual combination, and so when this bright galaxy was first detected, the team of researchers who found it first thought it was a quasar. But detailed study revealed it was actually … Continue reading "A Galaxy has been Found That’s as Bright as a Quasar… But it’s Not a Quasar" The post A Galaxy has been Found That’s as Bright as a Quasar… But it’s Not a Quasar appeared first on Universe Today.
2020-09-30 16:45:02
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Anthony Fauci Has Some Very Good Reasons to Be Optimistic

During Day 3 of WIRED25, the public health rock star emphasized the importance of masks, distancing, handwashing … and a positive outlook.
2020-09-30 16:45:02
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These Robots Use AI to Learn How to Clean Your House

At Toyota, researchers are experimenting with prototypes that swoop from the ceiling to take care of chores with the help of machine learning.
2020-09-30 16:30:02
https://www.universetoday.com/148099/another-starship-test-tank-is-pushed-to-the-limit-and-explodes/ preview's
Another Starship Test Tank is Pushed to the Limit and Explodes

SpaceX just passed another milestone with the SN7.1 test tank, which they tested to failure by pressurizing it until it exploded The post Another Starship Test Tank is Pushed to the Limit and Explodes appeared first on Universe Today.
2020-09-30 16:15:02
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The Google Home sequel, the “Nest Audio,” is official for $99.99

Google's next-gen smart speaker offers more sound for less money.
2020-09-30 15:45:01
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Maybe Volcanoes Could Explain the Phosphine in Venus’ Atmosphere

The detection of phosphine in Venus’ atmosphere was one of those quintessential moments in space science. It was an unexpected discovery, and when combined with our incomplete understanding of planetary science, and our wistful hopefulness around the discovery of life, the result was a potent mix that lit up internet headlines. As always, some of … Continue reading "Maybe Volcanoes Could Explain the Phosphine in Venus’ Atmosphere" The post Maybe Volcanoes Could Explain the Phosphine in Venus’ Atmosphere appeared first on Universe Today.
2020-09-30 15:45:01
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The Coronavirus Dashboard Creator Has a New Target: Elections

On Day 2 of WIRED25, coder Avi Schiffmann talks about his plans for a site that aggregates candidates' positions—in a way users can understand.
2020-09-30 15:45:01