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Study finds the universe might be 2 billion years younger

WASHINGTON (AP) — The universe is looking younger every day, it seems. New calculations suggest the universe could be a couple billion years younger than scientists now estimate, and even...

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YouTube is changing how it counts views for record-breaking music videos - The Verge

YouTube is introducing a major change to its music chart system after discovering that artists and labels were using growth hacks to inflate how many people were watching their videos, and is no longer counting "advertising views" when it comes

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Apple's revised policy for kids' apps allows devs to collect anonymized data and display ads

Apple has revised its App Store Review Guidelines with regards to kids apps and its upcoming single sign-on feature Sign in with Apple.

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Israeli Researchers Unveil New Coding Technique To Store Data On DNA

Researchers at the Technion and the IDC Herzliya suggest DNA could be part of a viable, long-term solution to storing the incredible amounts of data we produce every day. | NoCamels

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Google Maps just got a brand new feature that goes way beyond navigation – BGR

Google has been adding plenty of new features to Google Maps over the year, most of them meant to improve navigation and commute experiences. The latest feature, however, is a lot more helpful than just providing directions to a new destination.

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Water detected on potentially 'habitable' exoplanet for first time, scientists say

Scientists have detected water vapor in the atmosphere of a “super-Earth” exoplanet with potentially habitable temperatures. The discovery, which is being touted as a milestone, could have major implications in the search for life outside the Solar System

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Apple iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max hands-on — flagship smartphones without 5G

Apple launched its flagship smartphones today, the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max. These smartphones take camera technology to a new level.

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LinkedIn CEO Says Tech Regulation Risks Stifling Innovation - Bloomberg

The combative relationship between Silicon Valley and global regulators has been at the center of attention for much of the past two years. Technology companies like Facebook Inc. and Google have drawn ire from lawmakers who say they may be abusing their

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Mathematicians Solve '42' Problem With Planetary Supercomputer


Mathematicians have finally figured out the three cubed numbers that add up to 42. This has settled a problem that has been pondered for 65 years: namely, can each of the natural numbers below 100 be expressed as the sum of three cubes?

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Apple iPhone event 2019: the biggest announcements - The Verge

A lot happened at Apple’s fall 2019 hardware event. As expected, the iPhone 11 Pro stole the show, but Apple TV Plus, Apple Arcade, the new 10.2-inch iPad, the colorful iPhone 11, and the Apple Watch Series 5 also caught our attention. Let’s run through t

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YouTube creators are turning the site into a podcast network - The Verge

More YouTube creators are getting into the podcast game, including Ethan Klein, David Dobrik, Joe Rogan, and Marques Brownlee. That means launching new channels dedicated to podcasts is a smart way to capitalize on one content format and turn it into nume

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Drivetime raises $11 million for interactive audio games like Jeopardy in the car | VentureBeat

Drivetime has raised $11 million for interactive audio games that you play while driving the car. And the latest game is Jeopardy, hosted by Alex Trebek.

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iPhone 11 Shock As 'All-New' Apple iPhone Revealed

Apple's iPhone 11 looks set to be blown away by this stunning device...

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Israeli Health Startup Taps Into Behavioral Science - And Texting - To Help Combat Tuberculosis

Founded in 2014, Keheala developed a 'low-tech' solution to help motivate treatment adherence and get patients to take their medications on time. | NoCamels

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Left-handed DNA found - and it changes brain structure

Scientists start to chip away at the mystery of why one in 10 people is left-handed.

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Apple Touch ID could return to iPhones in 2020 with an updated touchscreen

Apple's new series of 2019 iPhones are on their way, with an impending possible reveal for next week on September 10. Before anyone can even get properly excited about their launch, however, Bloomberg is already on the ball, spilling tea on some of…

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TESS Finds First Nearby Super-Earth (and it may be Habitable)

A trio of planets found in a nearby solar system offer one world that could have water, and maybe life!

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United Nations Misleads About Food Production and Climate Change

A friend of ours cites an adage from the legal profession when describing the actions of environmental alarmists ...

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Bye Bye, Trash: Israeli Startup Pilots Breakthrough Waste Conversion Solution In US

An Israeli company is helping rid the world of its plastic problem with a solution that coverts waste into new materials. | NoCamels

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Pandora now lets you share music and podcasts to your Instagram Stories | TechCrunch

Pandora today announced a new integration with Instagram that will allow users to share to their Instagram Story their favorite music and podcasts. The feature comes well over a year after Spotify launched a similar integration with Instagram Stories, and

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Another convincing deepfake app goes viral prompting immediate privacy backlash - The Verge

Zao is a new deepfake face-swapping app that’s able to to place your likeness into famous movies and TV shows based off just a single photograph. The app went viral in China over the weekend after releasing on Friday.

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iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5 and more: The final rumors - CNET

Your cheat sheet for Apple's September event with the latest rumors about the next iPhone and Apple Watch.

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Israeli startup uses AI to find best depression treatment - ISRAEL21c

Predictix by Taliaz aims to help psychiatrists match each patient with the most effective prescription.

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New iPhone Hack Shock For 1 Billion Apple Users As Attacker Is Revealed

Days from the launch of iPhone 11, news has emerged of the likely culprit​ behind the massive iPhone hack. And serious questions around iPhone security remain unanswered.

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Apollo 11 Put the First Men on the Moon. What About Missions 12-17?

You know Apollo 11. But what did the other Apollo missions accomplish after Neil Armstrong made his giant leap for mankind?

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Google says iPhone security flaws let websites hack away for years

Malicious sites installed a "monitoring implant" that compromised personal data on iPhones that simply visited them, according to security researchers.

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Influencer Fraud Costs Businesses Billions but Here's What You Can Do to Avoid It | Inc.

Hype isn't a good reason to invest in marketing tools without thoroughly checking them out.

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Why Soviets Sent Dogs, Not Primates, to Space - The Atlantic

Researchers didn’t know how people would react to weightlessness. So they sent animals first.

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Einstein’s General Relativity passes the test at the centre of our Galaxy

Measurements of a star close to the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way confirms the predictions General Relativity

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Israel's High-Tech Workforce Sees Promising Growth, Says New Report

Tech workers make up 8.7 percent of the national workforce, up 0.4 percent from 2017, according to a new report by the Israel Innovation Authority. | NoCamels

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Definition of Closed Timelike Curve

Definition of a closed timelike curve and how closed timelike curves can be used in relativity for the purposes of time travel.

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Israeli Scientists Develop Genetic Test To Identify Cells That Protect Against Zika Virus

Working with international colleagues, Israeli researchers used a genetic screen to identify genes that protect cells from Zika viral infection which they say may one day lead to the development of a treatment. | NoCamels

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Dark Days Are Closing In On Apple

Unless Apple can pull off another iPod/iPhone/iPad megahit, its best days are gone.

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The Secret Hacks & Tips to Find Whatever You Want on Netflix

Check out this article to learn how to find whatever you want on Netflix more effectively and efficiently.

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NASA Scientist Claims Earth May Have Been Visited by Extraterrestrials

A NASA scientist has claimed that Earth may have been once visited—or is being visited—by extraterrestrials, but we may not have realized it.

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If Obama Believes in Climate Change, How Come He Bought a $15 Million Beach Home That'll Soon Sink

Obama's flush wallet isn't the interesting part of this purchase. It's his choice of location that's intriguing -- because it raises one difficult question.

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The Best TV Streaming Devices for Cord-Cutters

We recommend the best media streaming devices for 4K HDR or HD TVs from Roku, Google, Apple, and Amazon.

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Complex quantum teleportation achieved for the first time

Austrian and Chinese scientists have succeeded in teleporting three-dimensional quantum states for the first time. High-dimensional teleportation could play an important role in future quantum computers.

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This $11 screwdriver set handles your Apple gear, Android devices, and just about everything else – BGR

The ORIA 25-in-1 Magnetic Screwdriver Set is pretty much a must-have for anyone who owns an iPhone. Or an Android phone. Or a computer. Or pretty much anything else on the planet that's held together with tiny little screws.

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5 iPhone settings to change now

If the last time you really messed with your settings was when iPhones still had home buttons, then you're probably missing out.

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Israeli Startup's 10-minute blood test device shifts focus from lab to doctor's clinic

Sight Diagnostics' new device gives results of a standard blood count test in just 10 minutes, without lab processing

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Israeli Researchers Find Alzheimer Medications May Help Treat Autistic Children

Scientists at work in a laboratory. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Israeli researchers have found that a medication used to treat Alzheimer’s …

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Apple reportedly launching new iPhone Pro and iPads with better cameras, 16-inch MacBook Pro and new AirPods | TechCrunc

Apple is getting ready for its usual fall iPhone launch event, which is rumored to be happening September 10, though the event hasn’t been officially confirmed this year. A new report from Bloomberg offers a preview of the lineup of hardware products Ap

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Israel's 10 'Hottest' Startups In 2019, According to WIRED Magazine

Zebra Medical, AppsFlyer, Deep Instinct were among the Israeli startups selected by the renowned American tech magazine for its Europe's 100 startups annual round-up. | NoCamels

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Could racing drones be the answer to the fire-kite threat? | ISRAEL21c

Israeli startup Xtend aims to turn a leisure drone-racing activity into an effective strategy for saving lives.

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Microsoft hires former Siri boss for AI leadership role | VentureBeat

After stints at Apple and Amazon, Bill Stasior is joining Microsoft in a move that will impact the Redmond giant's AI strategies.

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NASA confirms mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa to explore its icy oceans | TechCrunch

NASA has confirmed a mission to Europa, one of the moons of Jupiter, will indeed happen. The mission was initially explored starting in 2017, with the space agency looking for reports on how it might proceed, and now NASA has said it will go ahead and mov

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Facebook will use journalists to curate news, opening itself to more bias allegations - Los Angeles Times

Facebook's news curation move will fire up critics who believe it suppresses conservative viewpoints. But it may reduce complaints of viral garbage.

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    More Bad News For Apple As New iPhone Upgrades Exposed

    Thought you knew everything about Apple's new iPhones? You're wrong...

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    Making calls with Siri or Google could lead to you getting scammed

    If you've ever used Siri or Google to call a business, you could be in danger of falling victim to a new scam the Better Business Bureau is warning.

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    Scientists finding new ways to fight plastic waste | Fox News

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientist Gregg Beckham is an avid scuba diver. So he's seen the problem of plastics in the world's oceans firsthand. 

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    Introduction to Quantum Programming - Towards Data Science

    In depth walkthrough of quantum programming for beginners, building up from the mathematical foundations of qubits to how to run on a real quantum computer.

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    Google Assistant will let you send reminders to friends and family - The Verge

    Google is adding a new feature to its Assistant that will let you assign reminders to other people, so long as that person is part of an opt-in group of trusted fellow Assistant users. The feature is designed mostly for families — it will function via the

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    Facebook has been collecting, listening, transcribing Messenger chats - Business Insider

    The company reportedly didn't disclose to users that it was sharing any collected audio from Messenger voice chats with third parties.

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    Make Facebook useful by turning off all its annoying features | Popular Science

    Between data privacy scandals and the psychological toll social media can take on your brain, quitting Facebook can be an alluring prospect. But it’s not always practical to delete your account.

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    How Is Influencer Marketing Changing?

    How is influencer marketing changing? This question was originally answered on Quora by Steve Oriola.

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    How to Reach Your Target Audience on Social Media More Effectively | Inc.

    Billions of people around the world use social media, so it's an effective way to reach your target market wherever they may be.

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    Peter Thiel likens Twitter and Silicon Valley companies to North Korea - Business Insider

    Thiel's comments came in an interview with "Fox and Friends" Friday morning, where he discussed his recent New York Times op-ed.

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    Scientists find huge world of hidden galaxies, changing our understanding of the universe | The Independent

    Scientists have found a vast array of hidden galaxies, which together could change our understanding of how the universe works. The mysterious galaxies, which were previously unknown to researchers, were discovered by a breakthrough new approach that allo

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    Amazon scientists improve Alexa’s ability to understand context

    In a new research paper, Amazon scientists detailed two methods they say improve Alexa's ability to account for command context.

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    Thousands Of The Toughest Known Animals In The Universe Are Now On The Moon | WIRED

    The Beresheet lunar lander carried thousands of books, DNA samples, and a few thousand water bears to the moon. But did any of it survive the crash?

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    Indian Ocean causes drought and heatwaves in South America

    New research has found the record-breaking South American drought of 2013/14 with its succession of heatwaves and long lasting marine heatwave had its origins in a climate event half a world away—over the Indian Ocean.

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      E-cigarette use, flavorings may increase heart disease risk, study finds

      The flavoring liquid for electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease when inhaled, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

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        Common antidepressants interact with opioid med to lessen pain relief

        Common antidepressants interact with the opioid pain medication tramadol to make it less effective for pain relief, according to a study from University Hospitals (UH). These findings have important implications for the opioid epidemic, suggesting that so

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          Evidence of 14B year-old 'time machine' star found 35,000 light-years from Earth | Fox News

          Astronomers have found evidence of one of the oldest stars in the universe, a star that lived 13.8 billion years ago, nestled inside a star that's nearly as old.

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          How a Dentist Used Social Media to Reach 7 Figures in Revenue

          Her social media strategies also helped patients overcome their fears.

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          Apple's Shock iPhone Redesign Suddenly Makes Sense

          Apple's most exciting iPhone redesign is happening a year earlier than expected...

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          How to ditch Google Chrome for Firefox

          How to break your Google Chrome habit and escape to the loving, privacy-protected embrace of Mozilla's Firefox browser.

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          Check Out These Cool Alternatives to Your iPhone's Default Apps | Digital Trends

          If you feel like a change, then you can always switch some of your iPhone's default apps for interesting alternatives -- there are many options. We take a look at what happens when you remove a native app and suggest a few cool alternatives to your iPhone

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          Despite scandals, advertisers say YouTube Kids is effective - Digiday

          YouTube Kids allows kid-focused clients to reach the right audience safely online since children can’t be on social networks.

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          Here’s why everything you thought you knew about gravity is wrong

          Unless you think hard about gravity, your brain associates gravity with your relationship to the ground beneath your feet

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          New Service Lets You Rent a Stranger’s Swimming Pool for an Afternoon | Mental Floss

          Desperate to take a dip but want to avoid the chaos of the public pool? With Swimply, you can rent an entire backyard swimming pool for $25 to $150 an hour.

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          Electric scooters aren’t quite as climate-friendly as we thought - The Verge

          Electric scooter companies like to tout their green credentials, frequently reminding riders that every two-wheeled trip they take can help reduce carbon emissions and fight climate change — but the truth is much more complicated.

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          You Mean You're Still on Facebook? | Inc.

          Zombies are populating my FB account. This can't be good for Zuckerberg and Co.

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          THE ALLEGED CAPITAL ONE HACKER DIDN'T COVER HER TRACKS | WIRED

          In a criminal complaint, the FBI detailed how a hacker allegedly stole data from 100 million people—and how she got caught.

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          Apple’s future iPhone might add a time-of-flight camera — here’s what it could do - The Verge

          We’re still a few months away from Apple’s 2019 iPhones, but rumors have already started for next year’s models, with the ever-reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claiming in his latest report that two of the 2020 iPhones will feature a rear time-of

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          Scientists create contact lenses that zoom on command

          Nosebleed seats may soon be a thing of the past. Scientists at the University of California San Diego have created a prototype contact lens that is controlled b...

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          Could You Pass This Astronaut Aptitude Test? | Mental Floss

          Think you've got what it takes to follow in the footsteps of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin? Take this Astronaut Test and find out.

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          Apple Siri Eavesdropping Puts Millions Of Users At Risk

          Apple is employing contractors to listen to Siri conversations, it has been confirmed. However, the voice assistant is picking up private conversations including people talking to their doctor, drug deals and sexual encounters. Here’s what to do.

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          To Stop Mosquito Bites, Silence Your Skin's Bacteria | Science | Smithsonian

          Texas scientists tricked mosquitoes into skipping a blood meal by modifying the way bacteria talk to each other