Monthly Archives: June 2019

Test tube embryo transfer may give near-extinct rhinos a second chance

Lab-made embryos are one step closer to saving a virtually extinct species. Scientists have successfully transferred a test tube rhino embryo back into a female for the first time, implanting the creation into a southern white rhino in Poland. The… … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Stranger Things 3′ pays respect to the power and perils of tech

Warning: While we've tried to avoid any spoilers in this story, the following article does refer to scenes and themes throughout the season. When members of the Stranger Things cast visited The Tonight Show earlier this month, Jimmy Fallon asked … Read the rest of this entry

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The Morning After: SIM-swap cell phone hacking horror stories

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend. If you don't know what SIM swapping is and whether or not it could be used to attack your email or bank account, then we know which article you should … Read the rest of this entry

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The Elizabeth Holmes Theranos trial will start next summer

After the scandal, the book, the podcasts and the documentary, the Theranos debacle is finally going to court — in 2020. U.S. District Court Judge Edward Davila set the start date of co-founder Elizabeth Holmes' criminal trial for August 4th … Read the rest of this entry

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Government hackers reportedly broke into Russian search company Yandex

According to a Reuters report, hackers working for Western intelligence agencies reportedly broke into Yandex, the company often referred to as "Russia's Google." The hackers were allegedly looking for technical information that would indicate how Ya… Engadget RSS Feed

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Scientists trace a cosmic radio burst to a galaxy 3.6 billion light-years away

Back in 2017, a team of scientists was able to pinpoint the origin of a repeating fast radio burst to a dwarf galaxy over 3 billion light years away. Now, researchers were able trace yet another cosmic radio burst's home … Read the rest of this entry

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House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely

The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only one Republican — Rep. Brian … Read the rest of this entry

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Famed Apple designer Jony Ive is leaving to start his own firm

In an interview with the Financial Times, Jony Ive announced that after two decades of making Apple products look and feel the way they do, he's leaving the company. His new venture is called LoveFrom, and it will have Apple … Read the rest of this entry

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Axon won’t use facial recognition tech in its police body cameras

Axon, a major supplier of police body cameras and software, announced today that it will not include face-matching technology in its body cameras — at least not yet. The decision follows a report from Axon's independent AI ethics board, which … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Orange is the New Black’ trailer previews its final season on Netflix

The ladies of Litchfield Penitentiary are getting one last run: Netflix has released a trailer for the seventh and final season of Orange is the New Black. The show's final episodes wrap up the storylines of the inmates we've grown … Read the rest of this entry

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