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Settlement for Google+ Breach Offers Class Members Up to $12 Each

"Anyone in the United States who held a Google Plus account between January 1, 2015 and April 2, 2019, and believes they were impacted by a security flaw that Google disclosed in 2018 can now register for a payout from a class action settlement..." r.....»»

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Cringely Predicts the U.S. Can"t Stop WeChat

An anonymous reader quotes long-time technology pundit Robert Cringely: Forty-five days from now, we're told, President Trump will shut down TikTok and WeChat. TikTok, maybe, but WeChat? Impossible... Trump has a chance of taking down TikTok, the s.....»»

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Could Twitter Outbid Microsoft for TikTok?

An anonymous reader quotes Reuters: Twitter has approached TikTok's Chinese owner ByteDance to express interest in acquiring the U.S. operations of the video-sharing app, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as experts raised doubts over.....»»

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Researcher Breakthrough Turns Carbon Dioxide Into Ethanol

Slashdot reader Third Position quotes CleanTechnica: According to a press release from Argonne National Laboratory, researchers at the lab, working with partners at Northern Illinois University, have discovered a new electrocatalyst that converts car.....»»

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Android 10’s Live Caption is coming to phone calls. Here’s how to use it

Android 10 allows you to caption videos and audio on certain Pixel phones. Here's how to use Live Caption......»»

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Russia wants to build its own reusable rocket, Roscosmos chief says

The agency also wants to go back to Venus.....»»

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New bidders reportedly emerge for TikTok in the US as powerful critics assail the process

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that TikTok and Twitter have held talks about a potential merger, even as the video sharing company defends itself against President Donald Trump’s pressure to force the sale of the business or potentially b.....»»

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CBS may soon get its first comedy series set during the pandemic

In addition to the pandemic’s impact on movie and television production, many have speculated over how upcoming seasons and new shows will handle the topic — will they go on like normal or will they incorporate the pandemic into their sto.....»»

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NASA MAVEN spacecraft spies ultraviolet glow around Mars

NASA is doing some very cool things on and in orbit above Mars. One of the spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet is called MAVEN. Over the last couple of years, MAVEN made some observations of the Martian atmosphere in the ultraviolet spectrum and disco.....»»

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Nikon cameras can now be used as webcams with new official tool

Nikon is the latest camera company to release software that enables it cameras to function as webcams, a necessity in our new remote-working world. Camera companies began releasing this new functionality several weeks ago as retailers experienced a s.....»»

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Video Shows 2021 Ford Bronco Trail Turn Assist mode

Anyone who’s ever been off-roading on a narrow trail knows how difficult it can be to turn around. Sometimes you can find enough space to do a multipoint turn, but other times the only thing you can do is keep going until you find enough space.....»»

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NASA announces an end to “insensitive” nicknames for celestial objects

Typically when celestial objects are named, it’s a long stream of letters and numbers that make no sense and don’t exactly roll off the tongue. That means many of the celestial objects end up with nicknames that are easier to say and reme.....»»

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Apple returns fire in Koss AirPods patent infringement battle

Apple is firing back against Koss's patent lawsuit with a filing of its own, with Apple claiming not only that the personal audio manufacturer's claims are baseless, but also that it broke a confidentiality agreement.In July, Koss filed in the U.S. D.....»»

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Real Genius turns 35—celebrating this cult classic is a moral imperative

The ’80s comedy has stood the test of time, even inspiring a 2009 Mythbusters episode. Enlarge / Mitch (Gabriel Jarret) and Chris (Val Kilmer) play young science whizzes trying to build a 5-kilowatt laser in the 1985 film Real Genius. (credit:.....»»

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Penguin Poop Seen From Space Leads To Discovery of New Colonies

Satellite-mapping technology "that detects stains on the ice from penguin droppings" has revealed there are more Emperor colonies than previously known in fast-warming Antarctica, reports Bloomberg: Eleven new colonies of the species were found, taki.....»»

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1.5% of All Americans Have Been Infected With Coronavirus - 5 Million Cases

Confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. hit 5 million on Sunday, reports the Associated Press, "by far the highest of any country..." "The failure of the most powerful nation in the world to contain the scourge has been met with astonishment and al.....»»

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New Zealand Marks 100 Days of No Covid-19 Community Spread

Axios reports: New Zealand has now gone 100 days with no detected community spread of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health confirmed in an emailed statement Sunday afternoon local time... Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been widely praised for her lead.....»»

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Laptops for the Justice Reskill Program

Aaron Clark is leading a program called Justice Reskill. They need 20 laptops for the participants in the program. Justice Reskill is a reskilling platform that teaches both technical and essential skills to justice-involved individuals. The first co.....»»

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Persona 4 Golden’s success on PC pushes Sega to consider more ports

It is already at work on promoting ports for previously released games.....»»

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