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PHOTOS: Fluorescent turtle embryo wins forty-fifth annual Nikon Small World Competition
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:01:56 -0400
PHOTOS: Fluorescent turtle embryo wins forty-fifth annual Nikon Small World CompetitionThe winners of the 45th annual competition showcase a spectacular blend of science and artistry under the microscope.
7 tax scams to watch out for this year
Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:00:28 -0400
7 tax scams to watch out for this yearIn case wringing your hands over the tax man weren’t enough, criminals are out there trying to swipe your hard-earned cash and personal information from right under your nose.
Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial Slur
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:48:46 -0400
Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial SlurThe daughter's name is Nicarri.
What the CIA thinks of your anti-virus program
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 13:46:26 -0500
What the CIA thinks of your anti-virus programPARIS (AP) — Peppering the 8,000 pages of purported Central Intelligence Agency hacking data released Tuesday by WikiLeaks are reviews of some of the world's most popular anti-virus products.
Avowed Apple Fan Jeb Bush Realizes His Apple Watch Can Take Phone Calls
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 18:22:19 -0500
Avowed Apple Fan Jeb Bush Realizes His Apple Watch Can Take Phone CallsJeb Bush's love of Apple products has been widely documented, and the Republican presidential candidate continues to wear his Apple Watch on the campaign trail. Yesterday, in a meeting with The Des Moines Register editorial board documented by USA Today, Bush stumbled upon a feature he didn’t realize his smartwatch was capable of: taking phone calls. Somehow Bush managed to take a call without picking up his iPhone, and the sound of a person’s voice saying hello breaks through the meeting noise, to which Bush responds, “My watch can’t be talking.”
Social media welcomes Pope Francis to the United States
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 19:29:52 -0400
Social media welcomes Pope Francis to the United StatesPope Francis gets the social media treatment upon arriving in the U.S. Tuesday. As Pope Francis’s flight touched down in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Twitter unveiled a new batch of emojis created for the highly anticipated papal visit. Until his departure from the United States on Sunday, Twitter users chronicling the Catholic leader’s East Coast journey will be able to include a cartoon image of the Pope’s face in front of the American flag on all Pope-related tweets by using the hashtag #PopeinUS.
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Cybercrime's hidden toll
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:14:22 +0000
Anxiety, depression rise
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Fri, 08 Nov 2019 14:13:18 +0000
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Facebook cancels F8 developers conference over coronavirus concerns
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 19:21:38 +0000
Facebook says it will cancel its annual F8 developers conference this year, citing concerns with the spreading coronavirus outbreak.
Before Nintendo and Atari: How a black engineer changed the video game industry forever
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 21:18:47 +0000
A black engineer and video game developer named Jerry Lawson paved the way for Atari, Nintendo and Sega in designing the first cartridge-based video game console.
The world's Pokémon of the Year is Greninja, according to a poll held by Google
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 17:19:52 +0000
Greninja, a water-type Pokémon that throws high-speed stars, was named Pokemon of the Year, according to a fan poll conducted by Google.
10 sites to watch movies for free
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 10:00:06 +0000
Kim Komando says some streaming services aren't as popular as Netflix or Hulu, but their archives are vast – and better yet, they're free.
It's not just phishing emails, now we have to worry about fake calls, too
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 17:21:15 +0000
Security pro showed how easy it is to clone voices of President Trump and Facebook's Zuckerberg with things they didn't say.
Coronavirus: That Facebook ad promising a cure? It's fake and Facebook's cracking down
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 23:51:06 +0000
Facebook is cracking down on misleading ads for products that falsely claim they can prevent or cure the coronavirus.
Email still beats texts – for hackers phishing for your data
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 20:24:46 +0000
Hackers love email as a way to steal your data. Don't click links without double checking them, and make phone calls to confirm validity, experts say.
Clearview AI, which has facial recognition database of 3 billion images, faces data theft
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 15:09:26 +0000
Data privacy are up after facial recognition software firm Clearview AI, which has a database of 3 billion facial images, suffered a data breach.
Gif or Jif: How do you pronounce it? The definitive answer (or maybe not)
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 18:23:41 +0000
In the gif pronunciation debate, Jif brand's teaming up with Giphy for National Peanut Butter Lover's Day with a definitive answer. You may not agree.
Amazon Go Grocery: What it means for consumers and possibly employees
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 20:26:18 +0000
Amazon has been experimenting with cameras in place of checkers and baggers, speeding things up for consumers. Some critics warn of the broader impact.
It's not you, it's them: Google, Alexa and Siri may answer even if you haven't called
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:31:31 +0000
You're not crazy. Alexa, Google and Siri-controlled smart speakers accidentally activated as many as 19 times a day and stayed awake, a study shows.
Data privacy: Why Venmo sent my personal info – and yours – to Braze
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 01:24:25 +0000
Data firm Braze says it respects customer privacy, but we aren't their customers.
RSA: from the convention floor of the security conference
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 04:18:35 +0000
Scenes from the RSA conference in San Francisco
Kazuhisa Hashimoto, creator of the 'Konami Code' for video games, has died
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:28:15 +0000
Video game maker Kazuhisa Hashimoto has died. He created the "Konami Code," a series of controller button pushes that unlocked special moves in games.
'Hidden Figures' mathematician Katherine Johnson, who broke barriers at NASA, dies at 101
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 21:25:49 +0000
Katherine Johnson, the venerated NASA mathematician who was depicted in the film "Hidden Figures," died Monday. She was 101.
Venmo did what with my data? My location was shared when I paid with the app
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 16:01:55 +0000
A routine monitor of my phone found many disturbing, un-disclosed trackings by big companies, who shared it with third party data marketing firms.
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Clearview AI: Face-collecting company database hacked
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 11:10:35 GMT
Many law-enforcement agencies in the US use Clearview AI's facial-recognition technology.
Google asked to justify Toronto 'digital-city' plan
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 15:39:06 GMT
Sister company Sidewalk Labs must explain why it has chosen digital solutions over non-digital ones.
YouTube 'not a public forum' with guaranteed free speech
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:32:26 GMT
First Amendment rights do not force YouTube to host or promote videos, a court rules.
Tim Cook says Apple's first Indian store to open 2021
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 00:48:19 GMT
The iPhone maker lags behind competitors in the world's second largest mobile phone market.
Tesla Autopilot crash driver 'was playing video game'
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:02:27 GMT
An Apple employee died after his semi-autonomous Tesla hit a concrete barrier.
Redcar council IT hack confirmed as ransomware attack
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 18:01:25 GMT
Redcar council's IT systems have been down for 19 days but "significant progress" is being made.
Pets 'go hungry' after smart feeder goes offline
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:35:23 GMT
The device, designed to schedule pets' food and control portions, appears to have been offline for seven days
What happens when the internet vanishes?
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 00:54:04 GMT
During a troublesome protest or tricky election, some countries just cut the online cord.
Met Police chief defends facial recognition from 'ill-informed' critics
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 12:15:34 GMT
London's police chief says privacy risks are much smaller than "a knife through the chest".
Young drivers 'let down over insurance app faults'
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 00:01:26 GMT
Carrot uses phone data to measure braking and acceleration - but some say it often fails to work.
Huawei Mate XS: Hands-on with the folding phone
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 13:31:47 GMT
BBC Click's Chris Fox tries out the folding Huawei Mate XS for the first time.
Would you eat a 'steak' printed by robots?
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 00:06:20 GMT
3D printing is meeting some of the ambitions touted when the technology emerged 20 years ago.
Robots gain lessons in hot dogs and other tech news
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 07:58:42 GMT
BBC Click’s Paul Carter looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.
The man who can make music with his mind
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 15:53:49 GMT
Academic and electronic musician Bertolt Meyer has hacked into his prosthetic arm and connected it to his synth.
Skin-detection software could improve smartphone security
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 20:59:08 GMT
TrinamiX has developed a facial recognition software that they say could provide better security.
The doctors and lawyers giving advice on TikTok
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 00:01:05 GMT
The BBC meets the medics and lawyers across America who are using the app to help educate the public.
The fake 'kitchen hacks' with billions of views
Sat, 15 Feb 2020 00:28:50 GMT
Kitchen hacks and baking videos are hugely popular on YouTube - but do all the tips actually work?
Etika mural becomes Pokemon Go spot in tribute to YouTuber
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 18:17:15 GMT
A New York City mural to deceased YouTuber Etika becomes a point of interest in video game Pokemon Go.
Can computer translators ever beat speaking a foreign tongue?
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 00:21:14 GMT
Developers say you can now converse effortlessly using translation tech, but others are not so sure.
Instagram influencers pranking the internet:
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:42:52 GMT
An Instagram influencer has faked a holiday to Bali to show followers not to believe everything they see on social media. But how does it compare to these other epic social media pranks?
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