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Mouth-based touchpad enables people living with paralysis to interact with computers

MIT Media Lab Spin-off Augmental has developed the MouthPad, a device that allows users to interact with phones and computers using their tongue and other head gestures.

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    The absolutely wild, true story of Anom, the FBI’s secret phone startup to wire tap criminals

    Cybersecurity journalist Joseph Cox joins Decoder to discuss his new book Dark Wire all about the FBI’s secretive secure phone startup.

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      Chinese hackers hide on military and govt networks for 6 years

      A previously unknown threat actor dubbed "Unfading Sea Haze" has been targeting military and government entities in the South China Sea region since 2018, remaining undetected all  this time.

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          Researchers Uncover Windows Flaws Granting Hackers Rootkit-Like Powers

          Researchers detail a flaw in the Windows DOS-to-NT path conversion process which can be exploited by threat actors to gain rootkit like powers.

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            New cars to come with ‘driver-facing cameras’ monitoring facial expressions while driving

            Sky News host James Macpherson says new cars are being slammed for “driver-facing cameras” monitoring your movements.“If you are in the market for a brand-ne...

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              Plastic lodged in arteries may be linked to higher risk of heart disease and death | Reuters

              Minuscule pieces of plastic lodged in the fatty deposits that line human arteries may be linked with higher risks for heart disease, strokes, and death, Italian researchers reported on Wednesday.

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                US pharmacy outage triggered by 'Blackcat' ransomware at UnitedHealth unit, sources say | Reuters

                Hackers working for the 'Blackcat' ransomware gang are behind the outage at UnitedHealth's technology unit that has snarled prescription deliveries for six days, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

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                  OpenAI’s Sora: How to Spot AI-Generated Videos | WSJ

                  OpenAI just revealed Sora – an AI video generator that creates hyper-realistic scenes and animated worlds in moments. But the tech isn’t perfect. There are a...

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                    Alarming: Fraud spreads in Science -- and I fear it will become worse

                    In paid collaboration with reMarkable, I am happy to recommend this paper tablet which has made my workflow much more efficient and enjoyable. Read more at r...

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                      EV charging void has drivers trying new routes to power up | Reuters

                      Electric vehicle drivers unable to install a charger at home are turning instead to stopgaps offered by U.S. and European firms as alternatives to often expensive or inconvenient public charging points.

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                        Neuralink's first human patient able to control mouse through thinking, Musk says | Reuters

                        The first human patient implanted with a brain-chip from Neuralink appears to have fully recovered and is able to control a computer mouse using their thoughts, the startup's founder Elon Musk said late on Monday.

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                          OpenAI introduces AI model that turns text into video | Reuters

                          Microsoft-backed OpenAI is working on a software that can generate minute-long videos based on text prompts, the company said on Thursday.

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                            Proteins may predict who will get dementia 10 years later, study finds | Reuters

                            A study of frozen blood samples has turned up a trove of proteins that may predict several forms of dementia more than 10 years before the disease is diagnosed, researchers reported.

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                              Did Apple Just Create A Monster?

                              Birch Gold - Open an IRA in GOLD and get a FREE infokit. Text "BEN" to 989898. http://www.birchgold.com/BenMy producers had me try out the Apple Vision Pro, ...

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                                Google calls out spyware firms and advocates for tighter regulation | Reuters

                                Internet giant Google on Tuesday called out a series of surveillance software companies that it said were enabling the use of dangerous hacking tools, and urged the United States and its allies to do more to rein in the spyware industry.

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                                  AI reveals first word of ancient scroll torched by Mount Vesuvius | Popular Science

                                  The carbonized scrolls are too delicate for human hands, but AI analysis found 'purple' amid the charred papyrus.

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                                      What is Britain's Post Office scandal? | Reuters

                                      One of Britain's biggest miscarriages of justice, the wrongful conviction of hundreds of Post Office workers due to faulty software, has exploded into the public domain following a TV drama, triggering demands for justice.

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                                        Google agrees to settlement in $5B lawsuit accusing the company of tracking users in 'incognito' mode

                                        Google agreed to a settlement on a lawsuit filed against it claiming the company tracked browsing history and trends despite being in a private mode.

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                                          iPhone Thief Explains How He Breaks Into Your Phone | WSJ

                                          Thieves are stealing Apple iPhones, passcodes and thousands of dollars from their victims’ bank accounts. WSJ’s Joanna Stern sat down with a convicted thief ...

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                                            Using AI, MIT researchers identify a new class of antibiotic that can kill MRSA

                                            Using artificial intelligence, MIT researchers discovered a class of compounds that can kill methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a drug-resistant bacterium that causes more than 10,000 deaths in the U.S. each year.

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                                            AI cannot be patent 'inventor', UK Supreme Court rules in landmark case | Reuters

                                            A U.S. computer scientist on Wednesday lost his bid to register patents over inventions created by his artificial intelligence system in a landmark case in Britain about whether AI can own patent rights.

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                                              AI is here, and it's making movies. Is Hollywood ready?

                                              Director Scott Mann had an issue: too many swear words in his thriller movie. Could artificial intelligence help him get a PG-13 rating?

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                                                  AI threatens wages, not jobs - so far, ECB paper finds | Reuters

                                                  The rapid adoption of artificial intelligence could reduce wages, but so far is creating, not destroying jobs, especially for the young and highly-skilled, research published by the European Central Bank showed on Tuesday.

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                                                    OpenAI researchers warned board of AI breakthrough ahead of CEO ouster, sources say | Reuters

                                                    Ahead of OpenAI CEO Sam Altman’s four days in exile, several staff researchers wrote a letter to the board of directors warning of a powerful artificial intelligence discovery that they said could threaten humanity, two people familiar with the matter t

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                                                      North Koreans use fake names, scripts to land remote IT work for cash | Reuters

                                                      Using fake names, sham LinkedIn profiles, counterfeit work papers and mock interview scripts, North Korean IT workers seeking employment in Western tech companies are deploying sophisticated subterfuge to get hired.

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                                                        UK approves gene therapy to cure two blood disorders - BBC News

                                                        In a world first, medical regulators in the UK have approved a gene therapy that aims to cure sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia. The treatment is the ...

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                                                          FBI struggled to disrupt dangerous casino hacking gang, cyber responders say | Reuters

                                                          The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has struggled to stop a hyper-aggressive cybercrime gang that's been tormenting corporate America over the last two years, according to nine cybersecurity responders, digital crime experts and victims.

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                                                              Climate's 'Catch-22': Cutting pollution heats up the planet

                                                              Air pollution, a global scourge that kills millions of people a year, is shielding us from the full force of the sun. Getting rid of it will accelerate climate change.

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                                                                As baby boomers retire, German businesses turn to robots | Reuters

                                                                Companies are turning to automation as the gradual exit of the post-war generation tightens the labor squeeze.

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                                                                  Israeli cybersecurity company launches 'Iron-Bot'

                                                                  Ram Levy founder and CEO of Konfidas breaks down how his companies new program 'Iron-Bot', aids in combating malicious links, spams, fishing and fake news ta...

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                                                                    Exclusive: Nvidia to make Arm-based PC chips in major new challenge to Intel | Reuters

                                                                    Nvidia dominates the market for AI computing chips. Now it is coming after Intel’s longtime stronghold.

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                                                                      Internet companies report biggest-ever denial of service operation | Reuters

                                                                      Google, Amazon and Cloudflare say they weathered the largest-known denial of service attack and are sounding the alarm over a new technique they warn could easily cause widespread disruption.

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                                                                        Microsoft CEO says tech giants battling for content to build AI | Reuters

                                                                        Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said Monday tech giants were competing for vast troves of content needed to train artificial intelligence, and complained Google was locking up content with expensive and exclusive deals with publishers.

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                                                                          Cisco to buy cybersecurity firm Splunk for $28 billion | Reuters

                                                                          Cisco Systems on Thursday agreed to buy cybersecurity firm Splunk for about $28 billion in its biggest-ever deal to strengthen its software business and capitalize on the boom in artificial intelligence.

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                                                                            In a first, RNA is recovered from extinct Tasmanian tiger | Reuters

                                                                            The Tasmanian tiger, a dog-sized striped carnivorous marsupial also called the thylacine, once roamed the Australian continent and adjacent islands, an apex predator that hunted kangaroos and other prey. Because of humans, the species is now extinct.

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                                                                              Focus: Synthetic graphite for EV batteries: Can the West crack China's code? | Reuters

                                                                              New investments in the United States and Europe aim to challenge China’s stranglehold on a key ingredient used in most electric vehicle batteries – graphite – but industry experts said that will be an uphill battle.

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                                                                                EV broken? Finding a technician to fix it may take a while | Reuters

                                                                                A global shortage of technicians and independent repair shops qualified to fix electric vehicles (EV) threatens to increase repair and warranty costs for drivers, potentially undermining upcoming deadlines to cut vehicle carbon emissions.

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                                                                                  Microsoft to unbundle Teams from Office, seeks to avert EU antitrust fine | Reuters

                                                                                  Microsoft said on Thursday it would unbundle its chat and video app Teams from its Office product and make it easier for competing products to work with its software, but rivals said it may need to do more to stave off a possible EU antitrust fine.

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                                                                                    Tri-State man relies on artificial intelligence to help dismiss court case

                                                                                    Not only did the man represent himself in court, he relied on artificial intelligence to help get his case dismissed.

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                                                                                      Factbox: Agents and substances categorized as carcinogenic to humans | Reuters

                                                                                      Aspartame, the artificial sweetener used in products from Coca-Cola's diet sodas to Mars' Extra chewing gum, is the latest substance to be declared a possible carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

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                                                                                        Chip wars: How ‘chiplets’ are emerging as a core part of China’s tech strategy | Reuters

                                                                                        The sale of struggling Silicon Valley startup zGlue’s patents in 2021 was unremarkable except for one detail: The technology it owned, designed to cut the time and cost for making chips, showed up 13 months later in the patent portfolio of Chipuller, a

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                                                                                          Russian hackers lured embassy workers in Ukraine with ad for a cheap BMW | Reuters

                                                                                          Hackers suspected of working for Russia's foreign intelligence agency targeted dozens of diplomats at embassies in Ukraine with a fake used car advert in a bid to break into their computers, according to a cybersecurity firm report published on Wednesday.

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                                                                                            Japan leaning toward softer AI rules than EU -source | Reuters

                                                                                            Japan is leaning toward softer rules governing the use of artificial intelligence (AI) than the European Union, said an official close to deliberations, as it looks to the technology to boost economic growth and make it a leader in advanced chips.

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                                                                                              Researchers say there's evidence that consciousness continues after clinical death

                                                                                              Researchers at NYU's Langone Medical Center have conducted a study of patients who have experienced near-death experiences, and the results are intriguing an...

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                                                                                                Charting the Course for the Future of Generative AI

                                                                                                For all the excitement and innovation occurring around generative AI, the current media frenzy has raised as many concerns as it has inspired breakthrough new thinking.

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                                                                                                  Surgery may not be necessary to spay free-roaming cats, Cincinnati Zoo scientists discover

                                                                                                  Spaying is a surgical procedure routinely used to remove a cat’s reproductive organs, according to the American Veterinarian Medical Association

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                                                                                                    Texas judge bans solely AI-generated filings after ChatGPT made up cases - CBS News

                                                                                                    AI has a place in the profession, but is currently limited in its capabilities, a Texas judge said.

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                                                                                                      Gut bacteria may hold the key to preventing Parkinson's disease, say Finnish scientists | Euronews

                                                                                                      Doctors could soon be running screenings looking for the Parkinson-associated bacteria and subsequently remove it from the gut.

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                                                                                                        An mRNA vaccine tested by BioNTech shows early promise against pancreatic cancer | Euronews

                                                                                                        Pancreatic cancer is one of the most stubborn and deadliest types of cancer. Could tailored mRNA vaccines help the immune system fight it off?

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                                                                                                          Japan: The first flying motorcycle on the market, but with an... astronomical price (Video) - Orizontes

                                                                                                          Το Wheelenium Falcon είναι ένα ιπτάμενο όχημα μήκους τεσσάρων μέτρων και έχει τη δυνατότητα να παραμένει στον αέρα επί 40 λεπτά

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                                                                                                                OpenAI says 80% of workers could see their jobs impacted by AI. These are the jobs most affected | Euronews

                                                                                                                Researchers at OpenAI have worked out the potential exposure to AI different occupations face - and its impact is widespread.

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                                                                                                                  Google’s Bard vs OpenAI’s ChatGPT: Which of the rival AI chatbots is better? | Euronews

                                                                                                                  Google’s answer to ChatGPT is here - but is it as good as OpenAI’s global phenomenon? Euronews Next put them through their paces.

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                                                                                                                    New Cochrane Review Masks Study Shows No Evidence They Work

                                                                                                                    A new Cochrane Review analysis of mask studies shows there's no evidence masks halt disease spreading among a population.

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                                                                                                                        Infectious Covid virus can stay on some groceries for days - BBC News

                                                                                                                        Scientists did the study for the government to better understand possible exposure to shoppers.

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                                                                                                                            Baby sticky tape skin test can predict eczema risk - BBC News

                                                                                                                            Scientists say they can predict which youngsters might get the dry, itchy skin condition.

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                                                                                                                              Self-sterilising plastic kills viruses like Covid - BBC News

                                                                                                                              The researchers think their plastic could help stop viruses spreading in hospitals.

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                                                                                                                                Your blood type may affect your risk of having a stroke before age 60, study finds | Euronews

                                                                                                                                Can blood type predict your risk of having a stroke? A new study shows some groups may be more at risk than others.

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                                                                                                                                  SEE IT: New, breathtaking photos show close-up image of Jupiter | Washington Examiner

                                                                                                                                  NASA released some of the closest images a spacecraft has taken of Jupiter, showing the gas giant in detail previously unseen.

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                                                                                                                                    Nissan design boss: Car design has become inverted, Nissan thinking about electric pickup | WJTV

                                                                                                                                    (Motor Authority) — How automakers create cars is being inverted and it’s all due to physics. We got an insight into today’s vehicle design by sitting down with Nissan’s Senior Vice President of Global Design, Alfonso Albaisa, at the 2022 New Yor

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                                                                                                                                      Solar panels are feeling the heat too: How heatwave temperatures are hampering solar power | Euronews

                                                                                                                                      The sun is blasting western Europe as extreme temperatures grip the region - and yet solar panels cannot make the most out of it.

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                                                                                                                                        How Science Stopped Backing Atheists and Started Pointing Back to God | Opinion

                                                                                                                                        Far from pointing to "blind, pitiless indifference," the great discoveries of the last century point to the exquisite design of life.

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                                                                                                                                          What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccines

                                                                                                                                          There is news that safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines are becoming available, yet troubling reports say many utilized cell lines from aborted children. 

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                                                                                                                                            Could flat tyres soon be a thing of the past? - BBC News

                                                                                                                                            Airless tyres that do not puncture are getting close to market but some remain sceptical about them.

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                                                                                                                                              Hyundai recalls 239,000 cars for exploding seat belt parts | AP News

                                                                                                                                              WASHINGTON (AP) — Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars in the U.S. because the seat belt pretensioners can explode and injure vehicle occupants. Three injuries have been reported, two in the U.S. and one in Singapore.

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                                                                                                                                                Is Monkeypox Fatal, or Even New? What to Know About Symptoms and More

                                                                                                                                                It's been in the US before, but health officials are monitoring cases of monkeypox that suggest more community spread.

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                                                                                                                                                  Researchers reach breakthrough in determining cause of SIDS - Vicksburg Daily News

                                                                                                                                                  Researchers from the Children's Hospital in Sydney, Australia, recently released a study that sheds much light on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The study confirms how and why infants die of SIDS.

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                                                                                                                                                    Texas Scientists Have Created a Protein That Breaks Down Plastic Bottles

                                                                                                                                                    A 'pac-man' protein that gobbles up plastic and breaks it down could open the door to eliminating billions of tons of landfill waste, say Texas researchers.

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                                                                                                                                                      Vice President Kamala Harris announces US ban on anti-satellite missile tests - ABC News

                                                                                                                                                      Vice President Kamala Harris announced the Biden administration is applying a self-imposed ban on anti-satellite missile testing during remarks in California.

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                                                                                                                                                        Diabetes drug linked to genital birth defects in baby boys | News Center | Stanford Medicine

                                                                                                                                                        In men, the use of metformin may affect sperm development in a way that increases birth defects in their sons, a study found.

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                                                                                                                                                          Lapsus$: Oxford teen accused of being multi-millionaire cyber-criminal - BBC News

                                                                                                                                                          Police say they've arrested seven teenagers as part of their investigation into a hacking group.

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                                                                                                                                                            Microsoft Confirms Hacker Group Lapsus$ Breached Its Systems - Bloomberg

                                                                                                                                                            Microsoft Corp. said that the hacker group Lapsus$ gained “limited access” to its systems, following a claim by the group that it obtained source code for the Bing search engine and Cortana voice assistant.

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                                                                                                                                                              Harnessing the power of the sun to purify water | Euronews

                                                                                                                                                              In this episode, Smart Regions looks at how a sustainable system called Helio is able to harness the power of the sun to purify water.

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                                                                                                                                                                Diet Google: DuckDuckGo Will 'Down-Rank' What It Decides Is 'Disinformation'

                                                                                                                                                                Popular privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo, commonly considered an alternative to Google, has announced that it will be "down-ranking" sites associated with "disinformation," along with adding "information boxes" to &qu

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                                                                                                                                                                  The mobile phones you can take apart and repair yourself - BBC News

                                                                                                                                                                  Phones you repair yourself are increasingly popular, and are attracting an enthusiastic following.

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                                                                                                                                                                    Paralysed man with severed spine walks thanks to implant - BBC News

                                                                                                                                                                    Michel Roccati tells the BBC he "almost has a normal life" again thanks to an electrical implant.

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                                                                                                                                                                      Bill targeting Apple, Google monopolies advances in landslide vote

                                                                                                                                                                      A bipartisan bill that could cost Apple and Google billions of dollars by loosening the companies' "twin monopolies" over their app stores was advanced by a key Senate committee on Thursday in a landslide vote.

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                                                                                                                                                                        It's time to delete the scary amount of data Google has on you

                                                                                                                                                                        Google keeps tabs on what you search, what you watch and your location. We'll show you how to delete that info.

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                                                                                                                                                                        Intel to build $20B Ohio chip facility amid global shortage

                                                                                                                                                                        COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chipmaker Intel said Friday it will invest $20 billion to build a new factory in Ohio, an attempt to help alleviate a global sho

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                                                                                                                                                                          Epstein-Barr virus could cause multiple sclerosis, Harvard study shows

                                                                                                                                                                          Researchers think there's a link between the Epstein-Barr virus, in 95% of adults, and multiple sclerosis, a disease of the central nervous system.

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                                                                                                                                                                            RedLine malware shows why passwords shouldn't be saved in browsers

                                                                                                                                                                            The RedLine information-stealing malware targets popular web browsers such as Chrome, Edge, and Opera, demonstrating why storing your passwords in browsers is a bad idea.

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                                                                                                                                                                              Microsoft Exchange year 2022 bug in FIP-FS breaks email delivery

                                                                                                                                                                              Microsoft Exchange on-premise servers cannot deliver email starting on January 1st, 2022, due to a

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                                                                                                                                                                                Are COVID-19 boosters the same as the original vaccines?

                                                                                                                                                                                NEW YORK (AP) — Are COVID-19 boosters the same as the original vaccines? Yes, COVID-19 boosters use the same recipe as the original shots, despite the emergence of the more contagious delta variant.

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                                                                                                                                                                                  After massive sinkhole, Corvette museum doubles as a geology classroom

                                                                                                                                                                                  A giant sinkhole that opened up under the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky was one of the most unforgettable sights of 2014.

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                                                                                                                                                                                    Science Education Standards Will Be Key to a Pro-Life Post-Roe America | Opinion

                                                                                                                                                                                    When a human being begins to exist is an essential and relevant scientific fact that everyone can and should know.

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                                                                                                                                                                                      Old Irish Goats Return To Dublin To Protect Hills From Wildfires

                                                                                                                                                                                      Ireland is tackling the continued threat of wildfires by employing dozens of endangered goats.

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                                                                                                                                                                                        Apple must allow other forms of in-app purchases, rules judge in Epic v. Apple - The Verge

                                                                                                                                                                                        Epic Games had sued Apple over the mandatory transaction fees built into the iOS App Store, in a case that could reshape the basic rules of tech platforms.

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                                                                                                                                                                                          New Study Shows Plastics May Have Environmental Benefits - CatholicVote org

                                                                                                                                                                                          CV NEWS FEED // A new study shows that synthetic plastics may have benefits for the environment and for wildlife. The first of four papers from…

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                                                                                                                                                                                            Apple delays controversial child protection features after privacy outcry - The Verge

                                                                                                                                                                                            Apple is delaying its child protection features, including a controversial feature that would scan users’ photos for child sexual abuse material after criticism that the changes could diminish user privacy.

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                                                                                                                                                                                              On respiratory droplets and face masks: Physics of Fluids: Vol 32, No 6

                                                                                                                                                                                              Face mask filters—textile, surgical, or respiratory—are widely used in an effort to limit the spread of airborne viral infections. Our understanding of the droplet dynamics around a face mask filte...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                Moths and tree bark: How the Novavax vaccine works | Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

                                                                                                                                                                                                Novavax has created a fourth COVID-19 vaccine using moth cells and tree bark. In this article, find out how the Novavax vaccine is different from other COVID-19 vaccines.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Physicists in California Achieve 'Historic' Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nuclear scientists using lasers the size of three football fields said Tuesday they had generated a huge amount of energy from fusion, possibly offering hope for the development of a new clean energy source.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    COVID-19 Vaccine Seems to Protect Against Variants Better Than Previous Infection : Proslogion

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Since I wrote about the Pfizer vaccine being shown to be effective against COVID-19, people have asked me whether or not those who were previously infected should also get the vaccine. While I tell everyone to talk with a physician who is familiar with th

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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fastly Says Internet Outage Was Caused By One Customer Changing A Setting : NPR

                                                                                                                                                                                                      The issue at Fastly meant internet users couldn't connect to a host of popular websites early Tuesday including The New York Times, the Guardian, Twitch, Reddit and the British government's homepage.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                        Why We Chose Gabb Wireless for Our Kids First Phone Gabb Wireless Promo Code

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Are you looking for a smart, safe option for your kids first phone? Gabb Wireless offers a smartphone for kids at an affordable rate with no games, no