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Clever clothing grows with your toddler

Every parent knows what it’s like to buy new clothes for their child, only to find they’ve already outgrown them by the second wash. A new kind of outerwear could reduce waste, hassle, and perhaps money by expanding in size

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TheShadowBrokers group returns with NSA UNITEDRAKE hacking malware and promises more leaks

It feels as though it has been a while since we heard anything from the hacking group TheShadowBrokers. The group’s latest data dump sees the release of the NSA’s UNITEDRAKE exploit tool, and there’s also a promise of two data

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IBM offers free cyber security training to military veterans

We’ve seen quite a bit recently about the difficulties of recruiting cyber security personnel, and how the skills needed for the role have changed. In a new initiative, IBM in the UK is teaming up with ex-forces employment specialist SaluteMyJob

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Africa Roundup: eBay expands, Google CEO visits Lagos, Ghana enters space

 eBay opened up its U.S. platform to Africa through its partnership with MallforAfrica.com. Americans can now buy products on eBay from select vendors in six African countries, starting with merchandise categories of fashion, art, jewelry, and clothing. For the new

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Astronomers consult the underworld to name Pluto’s first features

In July 2015, the New Horizons probe zipped past Pluto, and images and information gathered during the historic flyby are still being processed and studied. Now, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has officially named 14 features on the dwarf planet’s

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Astronomers consult the underworld to name Pluto’s first features

In July 2015, the New Horizons probe zipped past Pluto, and images and information gathered during the historic flyby are still being processed and studied. Now, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has officially named 14 features on the dwarf planet’s

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China’s UrWork invests in Indonesia’s ReWork via $3M deal as WeWork rivalry heats up

 UrWork, the unicorn that is competing with WeWork in China, is following its American rival’s lead by extending its reach in Southeast Asia after it took part in a $3 million funding round for Indonesia-based ReWork. The round, which is described

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Fitbit’s Ionic to offer glucose monitoring for diabetics

Launched late last month, Fitbit’s Ionic is the company’s attempt at claiming some territory from smartwatch heavyweights like Apple and Garmin. Now the feature-packed wearable is set to gain a handy new piece of functionality, with the ability to display

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Fitbit’s Ionic to offer glucose monitoring for diabetics

Launched late last month, Fitbit’s Ionic is the company’s attempt at claiming some territory from smartwatch heavyweights like Apple and Garmin. Now the feature-packed wearable is set to gain a handy new piece of functionality, with the ability to display

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Caterham celebrates six decades with retro-themed SuperSprint

The more things change in the motoring world, the more Caterham stays the same. It has stuck with the same basic design for the past 60 years, honing the formula into a range of road racers for keen drivers. To

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Royal Navy banks on bargain, general purpose warships to fill gap

The Royal Navy is looking to the past as the way to build the fleet of the future. The British Defence Secretary, Sir Michael Fallon, has unveiled the government’s plan to increase the size of the Navy by embarking on

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What happened to Equifax today

Today was a terrible day for the 143 million consumers impacted by the Equifax data breach. Many of these folks had Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and driver’s license numbers compromised. And the credit card information for hundreds of

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Dan Gilbert confirms he’s trying to get Amazon to build its second HQ in Detroit

 Dan Gilbert wants Amazon in Detroit. The real estate mogul confirmed to TechCrunch that he has formed internal and external teams to fully explore the possibility of Amazon locating its second HQ in Detroit. Amazon would join General Motors, Quicken

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Equifax data breach could be worst ever — find out here if you are affected by the hack

Data breaches are fairly common nowadays. This is unfortunate, as it exposes sensitive information to evil hackers and other nefarious criminals. Look, people are doing their best to make it through the day — working long hours and struggling to

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HPE acquires Cloud Technology Partners

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced it is acquiring Cloud Technology Partners, a born-in-the-cloud services company. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Cloud Technology Partners helps sophisticated IT organizations move to the cloud. It does it by determining optimal apps

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SpaceX launches secret spaceplane

SpaceX entered the world of classified space flights today as it launched the Orbital Test Vehicle 5 (OTV-5) mission atop a Falcon 9 booster from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The dramatic launch carrying the

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SpaceX launches secret spaceplane

SpaceX entered the world of classified space flights today as it launched the Orbital Test Vehicle 5 (OTV-5) mission atop a Falcon 9 booster from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The dramatic launch carrying the

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Queens of the Stone Age’s Polished New Sound on “Villains”

Lauretta Charlton on the new sound of Queens of the Stone Age’s seventh studio album, “Villains,” produced by the English pop d.j. Mark Ronson. Go to Source

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Lincoln reportedly plans to electrify entire lineup by 2022

 Ford’s Lincoln luxury brand is looking to field electrified powertrain options for all of its vehicles by 2022, according to a new Reuters report. That the third major piece of news about an automaker either going all-electric or expanding their

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Equifax data leak could involve 143 million consumers

 Data leaks have become so commonplace that it’s to become numb to them, but credit reporting service Equifax announced a doozy today that when all is said and done could involve 143 million consumers. This is bad. It was a

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