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It turns out Janus has help lassoing Saturn’s A ring

In the most recent analysis of Cassini data, Cornell astronomers have determined that a three-decades-old assumption about the relationship between Saturn’s moon Janus and the planet’s A ring is just plain wrong. .. Continue Reading It turns out Janus has

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Iran may have hacked the UK Parliament

It seems to be Iran, and not Russia, who is behind last summer’s cyber attack against the UK Parliament. At least that’s what The Times is reporting, and it’s backing its claims with “secret intelligence assessment.” If that truly is the case,

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More than 3,000 tech employees are volunteering their skills to turn the tables politically

 There have always been outliers, people in tech who are willing to volunteer to help certain candidates. An even smaller percentage of techies quit their jobs to join campaigns. Still, it’s probably safe to say that most tech employees, who

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VAuth tech feels your voice in your skin

While our voices are increasingly being used for biometric identification, they’re not an infallible form of ID. People can impersonate us, for instance, or edited recordings of our voices can be used. It was with this in mind that researchers

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VAuth tech feels your voice in your skin

While our voices are increasingly being used for biometric identification, they’re not an infallible form of ID. People can impersonate us, for instance, or edited recordings of our voices can be used. It was with this in mind that researchers

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Barry Diller takes shots at VCs, startup valuations

 Media mogul and IAC chairman Barry Diller had some choice words for venture capitalists when he took the stage at WSJ D.Live in Laguna Beach on Tuesday. “These valuations don’t bear reality,” said Diller, speaking about the high multiples that

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Get ‘Practical DevOps’ ($23 value) FREE for a limited time

Harness the power of DevOps to boost your skill set and make your IT organization perform better. DevOps is a practical field that focuses on delivering business value as efficiently as possible. What you will learn: Appreciate the merits of

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PeakRider puts a bike on your back

If you go mountain biking in the actual mountains, it’s fairly likely that you’ll encounter situations in which you have to carry your bike. And if those situations involve activities like rock-scrambling or otherwise negotiating sketchy terrain, it would really

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PeakRider puts a bike on your back

If you go mountain biking in the actual mountains, it’s fairly likely that you’ll encounter situations in which you have to carry your bike. And if those situations involve activities like rock-scrambling or otherwise negotiating sketchy terrain, it would really

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How to create a bootable Windows 10 Fall Creators Update USB drive

Microsoft has officially launched the much awaited Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. The latest release brings lots of exciting new features and improvements that make the operating system much more powerful and refined. And, naturally, many of you will want to create a

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How to download Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and create your own installation USB flash drive or DVD

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is slowly rolling out to users with compatible systems, but don’t expect to be offered it any time soon. A quarter of users are still waiting to get the Creators Update. If you can’t wait

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UK spies using social media data for mass surveillance

 Privacy rights group Privacy International says it has obtained evidence for the first time that UK spy agencies are collecting social media information on potentially millions of people.  Read More Go to Source

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Allset raises $5M to help restaurants deliver a more efficient dining experience

 Allset has raised $5 million in Series A funding led by Greycroft. The startup’s goal is to eliminate most of the wait time that comes with eating out. You make a reservation through the Allset smartphone app, and when you

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Swiss efficiency wins the day at 2017 Solar Decathlon

The 2017 US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon has come to a close in Denver. The competition tasks students with building prototype solar-powered houses and awards points based on categories including architecture, engineering, and innovation. This year’s winner blends green

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Swiss efficiency wins the day at 2017 Solar Decathlon

The 2017 US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon has come to a close in Denver. The competition tasks students with building prototype solar-powered houses and awards points based on categories including architecture, engineering, and innovation. This year’s winner blends green

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Why Are Prosecutors Putting Innocent Witnesses in Jail?

Sarah Stillman writes about witnesses and victims of crimes who have been imprisoned under “material witness” statutes. Go to Source

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Google Wifi update brings site blocking to parental controls

An update is rolling out to the Google Wifi app which gives parents greater control over the websites their children can visit. The update adds Site Blocking to Google Wifi’s family controls, making it possible to block more than 8

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FileCloud adds technology to protect customers from ransomware

Just because data is stored in the cloud rather than on in-house servers doesn’t mean that it isn’t vulnerable to cyber attacks. Enterprise file platform FileCloud has recognized this and is building advanced ransomware protection into its latest release. FileCloud

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I’m So Sorry My House Isn’t Clean Enough to Effectively Shame You

Micah Osler humorously imagines a friend snidely shaming another about apartment cleanliness and décor. Go to Source

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BridgeU raises $5.3m to close the gap between education and industry needs

 Students deciding on their next phase in higher education face a daunting choice and a array of options. Most schools have zero capability to deal with sifting 40,000 undergraduate courses in the UK, alone. Why not apply big data to

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