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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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Will an Apple iPhone 12 with 5G finally get you to upgrade?
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:04:27 +0000
An Morgan Stanley analyst suggests a iPhone with 5G or a better battery may shorten the smartphone replacement cycle under the current four years.
Doctor's pro-vaccine TikTok went viral. Then came hate and threats from around the world
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 00:14:27 +0000
Pediatrician Nicole Baldwin's TikTok went viral. Then she faced backlash from thousands of people associated with the anti-vaccine movement.
Racial inequality in Silicon Valley: Pinterest is among many tech companies struggling to become less white
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:28:04 +0000
Pinterest's slow progress in building a more diverse workforce is a sign that racial equality is not coming anytime soon to Silicon Valley tech.
Is your eye the next frontier for small screen tech? First look at new smart contact lens
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:39:09 +0000
Mojo Vision is developing Mojo Lens "smart contact lenses." Here's a first look at what may be your eye-popping augmented reality future.
Nintendo Switch game 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' gets a new downloadable fighter
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:34:01 +0000
The newest addition to Fighters Pass downloadable content for 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate,' out Jan. 28, is Byleth of 'Fire Emblem: Three Houses."
Dungeons & Dragons had fallen on 'troubled times.' The role-playing game's fifth edition changed everything
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 15:16:07 +0000
An accessible fifth edition has revitalized Dungeons & Dragons, with the franchise posting strong sales in 2019 and looking for new ways to grow.
Report: Dating apps like Grindr, Tinder and OkCupid collect, share your personal data
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:58:57 +0000
A new report says Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder are spreading user data like sexual preferences and precise location to advertising companies.
Donald Trump's autograph is a hot commodity on eBay. Just ask him
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 04:50:08 +0000
Trump, the king of branding, is miffed that anyone but him is profiting from autographed items like MAGA hats selling on eBay and other marketplaces.
Robocalls rang up a new high in 2019. Two or more daily is average in some states
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:12:07 +0000
Robocalls continued to rise in 2019. While Washington, D.C., and Louisiana averaged most per person, Texas got the most; West Virginia increased most.
11 questions you always wanted to ask about social media
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:00:18 +0000
From security to deleting embarrassing posts, Kim Komando has tips to make your social media experience safe and enjoyable.
Should Apple help DOJ unlock terrorist's iPhones?
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 20:26:58 +0000
Attorney General William Barr says Apple hasn't provided substantive assistance to the FBI in the Pensacola case. Apple pushed back.
NikkieTutorials, the famous beauty blogger, comes out as transgender on YouTube
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 18:35:50 +0000
In the trending coming out video, NikkieTutorials shared what life was like growing up in the wrong body after revealing that she's transgender.
'You can do better': Jeff Bezos ripped for $690K Australian wildfire relief donation
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 17:41:11 +0000
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said the tech giant is donating $690,000 to Australia wildfire recovery efforts, but many critics are saying it's not enough.
Star Wars star Mark Hamill quits Facebook, accuses Mark Zuckerberg of putting profits over 'truthfulness'
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 22:46:16 +0000
Mark Hamill, who plays Luke Skywalker in Star Wars, says he quit Facebook because it allows political ads to spread misinformation and falsehoods.
Attention Amazon shoppers: E-retailer fires staffers for sharing customers' private data
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 18:48:27 +0000
It's unclear how many customers received the email on Friday, or exactly how many employees were terminated for such offenses.
Robocalls continue to rise, and these states get the most: Where does yours rank?
Sat, 11 Jan 2020 15:59:11 +0000
As people seek to make money off robocalls, Maryland and Nevada are the states most annoyed by the unwanted intrusions. Where do other states rank?
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Can Microsoft's 'moonshot' carbon goal succeed?
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:39:46 GMT
The tech giant admits its "carbon negative" goal is ambitious.
Facial recognition: EU considers ban of up to five years
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:27:17 GMT
The European Commission wants time to work out how to prevent the technology being abused.
Facebook blocks the Spinner's 'brainwashing' tech
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:39:01 GMT
Social network orders the Spinner to stop targeting its users with "disguised" ads.
Girlsdoporn offline after losing legal battle
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:20:51 GMT
The site owners were ordered to pay $12.8m in damages to 22 women who appeared in videos it published.
Apple may have to abandon Lightning connector cable
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 02:53:04 GMT
European Parliament members want all tech giants to adopt a single universal charging method.
Wireless taxi charging to be trialled at Nottingham station
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:21:30 GMT
The six-month trial will see 10 electric taxis in Nottingham given hardware to charge while waiting.
Microsoft makes 'carbon negative' pledge
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:32:36 GMT
The tech giant promises to remove all the carbon it has emitted since its founding in 1975.
Social media data needed for 'harm' research, say doctors
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:35:18 GMT
Understanding usage by children is key to studying potential harms and benefits, psychiatrists say.
Smart contact lens: 'It feels seriously sci-fi'
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:00:01 GMT
Mojo Vision has revealed its new lens which puts augmented reality in front of your eyes.
'Barnacle' car windscreen clamp sparks student fury
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:47:55 GMT
Students shared tips on how to remove the barnacle device on social media.
Mukesh Ambani: Asia's richest man in $13bn ruling boost
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 06:41:35 GMT
India's Supreme Court rejects telecom operator's plea for relief on government levies.
US officials ground drones over espionage fears
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:20:33 GMT
US officials are reviewing a civilian drone programme because of concerns about Chinese infiltration.
Spotify's personalised playlist for pets and other news
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:25:38 GMT
BBC Click's Paul Carter looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.
Malvern's touchscreen tech secrets now on your radar
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 00:12:35 GMT
Hopes that a new science centre at one of Britain's most secret sites will inspire next generation.
The challenges of developing 5G networks in Africa
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 18:36:59 GMT
There are considerable challenges to developing reliable 5G networks across Africa.
The Indian small-town shop owner who became a TikTok star
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 00:16:00 GMT
Sumit Jain from India has discovered TikTok fame thanks to his singing and dancing skills.
CES 2020: Samsung's invisible keyboard for smartphones
Thu, 09 Jan 2020 20:57:37 GMT
Samsung's SelfieType scans finger taps on a table using the smartphone's front camera.
CES 2020: Manta5's electric bike rides on water
Wed, 08 Jan 2020 02:28:01 GMT
After nearly a decade's research, a hydrofoil water bike has gone into mass production.
Giant jet engines aim to make our flying greener
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:21:50 GMT
How much more efficiency can be wrung out of the jet engine - technology which is over 70 years old?
Microsoft ends Windows 7 support: What should you do?
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 15:14:49 GMT
The 10-year-old operating system will stop receiving updates from Tuesday.
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