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How a human rights activist sparked an iPhone security update

Christian Science Monitor - 47 min 16 sec ago

After an activist's iPhone was targeted with revolutionary spyware, Apple fixed all three 'zero day' flaws and built the patches into iOS 9.3.5.

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WhatsApp users could find that Facebook has their phone number

Christian Science Monitor - 47 min 16 sec ago

WhatsApp announced Thursday that it will share phone numbers with parent company Facebook, unless users opt out first.

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The winner in the race for autonomous taxis: Singapore’s nuTonomy

Christian Science Monitor - 47 min 16 sec ago

With its new fleet of half a dozen cars, nuTonomy beats Uber and Delphi in the race for the world's first autonomous taxi service.

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Tesla unveils a new battery. Will more zoom make a difference? (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 47 min 16 sec ago

With a new battery upgrade, Tesla’s Model S will be fastest accelerating mass-produced car – only rivaled by limited-run, luxury models from Porsche and Ferrari.

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What can the flying PowerEgg do that other drones can't?

Christian Science Monitor - 47 min 16 sec ago

Technology meets art in a unique egg-shaped drone that claims to be 'the world's most intuitive drone.' What makes this flying drone so special?

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Delphi joins forces with Mobileye for self-driving system by 2019

Christian Science Monitor - 47 min 16 sec ago

The automotive supply companies say their new product will accelerate the time to market for a complete automated driving technology.

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What New York's free Wi-Fi kiosks mean to the city's homeless

Christian Science Monitor - 47 min 16 sec ago

New York City has set up hundreds of free Wi-Fi kiosks around the city, giving internet access to everyone - including the city's homeless.

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Will Amazon offer cut-rate music streaming for Echo? (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 47 min 16 sec ago

Amazon is said to be planning a $5-per-month music service exclusively for Echo owners. 

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Turkey wants to 'cleanse' strip of territory on Syrian border

Reuters - 1 hour 24 min ago
JARABLUS, Syria (Reuters) - Turkey wants to clear Islamic State from a 90-km (56-mile) stretch of territory on the Syrian side of its border, an official said on Wednesday, a week after it launched an incursion that has strained ties with the United States.
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What would Trump's wall mean for wildlife?

BBC - 1 hour 33 min ago
Free movement between the US and Mexico - the hottest of topics in the 2016 US presidential campaign - is not just a human issue.
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Brazil's Rousseff ousted by Senate, Temer sworn in

Reuters - 1 hour 37 min ago
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate ousted President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday, ending an impeachment process that polarized Latin America's biggest country amid a massive corruption scandal and brutal economic crisis.
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Mexico contradicts Trump on paying for border wall, clouding visit

Reuters - 1 hour 38 min ago
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Donald Trump told Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday he would build a border wall to keep illegal migrants out if he wins the U.S. presidency, but Pena Nieto held fast to his position that Mexico would not pay for it.
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Don't Just Say "Cheese," Make Cheese!

Scientific American - 1 hour 47 min ago
There's a reason it's said to the camera—artisanal cheese maker Lisa Gottreich shares how she creates the stuff that is guaranteed to bring a smile to the face

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APNewsBreak: US set to destroy big chemical weapon stockpile

AP News - 1 hour 56 min ago
DENVER (AP) -- The U.S. Army plans to start operating a $4.5 billion plant next week that will destroy the nation's largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent, complying with an international treaty that bans chemical weapons, officials said Wednesday....
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Nobel Prize winner Roger Tsien dies; helped track cells

AP News - 2 hours 30 min ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Roger Tsien, a University of California, San Diego professor who shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry for helping develop fluorescent markers that could tag cancer cells or track the advance of Alzheimer's disease in the brain, has died. He was 64....
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Lawyers for Texas 'affluenza' teen seek his release from jail

Reuters - 2 hours 32 min ago
FORT WORTH, Texas (Reuters) - Lawyers for the Texas "affluenza" teenager who killed four people while driving drunk are seeking to have him released from a two-year jail term, arguing the judge who sentenced him had no authority to place him behind bars.
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At Lake Tahoe, Obama links conservation to climate change

AP News - 2 hours 45 min ago
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) -- Standing beneath the forest-green peaks of the Sierra Nevada, President Barack Obama drew a connection Wednesday between conservation efforts and stopping global warming, describing the two environmental challenges as inseparably linked....
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Lake Tahoe: A look at tourist haven that hosts annual summit

AP News - 3 hours 2 min ago
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) -- The extraordinary efforts put into healing Lake Tahoe in recent decades show it's possible to preserve the country's greatest natural treasures for future generations, President Barack Obama said Wednesday....
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We May Have Found Earth's Oldest Fossils

geology topix - 3 hours 10 min ago

Scientists have found evidence of stromatolites much like these in Shark Bay, Australia within 3.7-billion-year-old rocks from Greenland. Credit: PAUL HARRISON Wikimedia Commons Geologists say that they have unearthed some of the oldest known evidence for life on Earth.

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Scientists discover what might be the oldest fossil yet

CBS - 3 hours 10 min ago
The specimen appears to date back 3.7 billion years — a time when Earth had black continents, a green ocean, and orange skies
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