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  • Astronomers spy nearby star that could be chomping a planet

    Astronomers spy nearby star that could be chomping a planet

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:17:20 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:15:56 GMT
    Astronomers may have caught a relatively nearby star munching on a planet or mini-planets.More >>
    Astronomers may have caught a relatively nearby star munching on a planet or mini-planets.More >>
  • Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver

    Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:50:30 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:15:22 GMT
    In a series of tweets late Tuesday, the Tesla CEO said he had "spoken in anger" on Sunday after diver Vern Unsworth criticized him and SpaceX engineers. (Source: CNN)In a series of tweets late Tuesday, the Tesla CEO said he had "spoken in anger" on Sunday after diver Vern Unsworth criticized him and SpaceX engineers. (Source: CNN)

    In a series of tweets late Tuesday, the Tesla CEO said he had "spoken in anger" on Sunday after diver Vern Unsworth criticized him and SpaceX engineers.

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    In a series of tweets late Tuesday, the Tesla CEO said he had "spoken in anger" on Sunday after diver Vern Unsworth criticized him and SpaceX engineers.

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  • Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot

    Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:08:46 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-07-20 20:48:23 GMT
    Mark Zuckerberg says he doesn't believe Holocaust denial content should be banned from Facebook. (Source: CNN)Mark Zuckerberg says he doesn't believe Holocaust denial content should be banned from Facebook. (Source: CNN)

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.

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  • Microsoft profit up, aided by cloud rivalry with Amazon

    Microsoft profit up, aided by cloud rivalry with Amazon

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:20:39 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:24:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File). FILE- In this Aug. 31, 2017, file photo Microsoft Surfaces are seen before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Cleveland Browns in Chicago. Microsoft Corp. reports earnings Thursday, July 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File). FILE- In this Aug. 31, 2017, file photo Microsoft Surfaces are seen before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Cleveland Browns in Chicago. Microsoft Corp. reports earnings Thursday, July 19, 2018.
    Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $8.87 billion, boosted in part by its efforts to rival Amazon as a key cloud computing provider for retailers and other businesses.More >>
    Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $8.87 billion, boosted in part by its efforts to rival Amazon as a key cloud computing provider for retailers and other businesses.More >>
  • EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival says

    EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival says

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-19 04:20:40 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:24:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys). EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager holds a press conference on a Competition Case involving Google Android at the European Commission building, in Brussels on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. he European Union's antitrust chief has...(AP Photo/Olivier Matthys). EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager holds a press conference on a Competition Case involving Google Android at the European Commission building, in Brussels on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. he European Union's antitrust chief has...
    European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers _ that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the most of the...More >>
    European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers _ that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the most of the opening.More >>
  • UK investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data

    UK investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:21:35 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:36:37 GMT
    British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia. (Source: Facebook)British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia. (Source: Facebook)

    British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in...

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    British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia or a group of former Soviet states.

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  • APNewsBreak: Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in 4Q

    APNewsBreak: Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in 4Q

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:08:30 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:22:13 GMT
    APNewsBreak: Twitter has suspended more than 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.More >>
    APNewsBreak: Twitter has suspended more than 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.More >>
  • Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI

    Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:08:37 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:22:24 GMT
    Facebook is showing sudden interest in robotics, though it's not because it wants to build mechanical friends.More >>
    Facebook is showing sudden interest in robotics, though it's not because it wants to build mechanical friends.More >>
  • ADHD linked to teens' digital media use, study says

    ADHD linked to teens' digital media use, study says

    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-07-19 12:55:57 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:10:11 GMT

    Researchers at the University of Southern California found a link between heavy use of digital media and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

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    Researchers at the University of Southern California found a link between heavy use of digital media and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

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  • Amazon pokes fun at glitches, says tech gadgets popular

    Amazon pokes fun at glitches, says tech gadgets popular

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:35:05 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-07-19 16:15:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than...
    Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of the cute canines delivering an apologetic message.More >>
    Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of the cute canines delivering an apologetic message.More >>
  • EU security chief: 'far too much' online extremist content

    EU security chief: 'far too much' online extremist content

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:36:59 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:08:18 GMT
    The European Union's security chief has urged the bloc's 28 members to work together to combat illegal extremist content on the internet, saying there is "far too much" of it online.More >>
    The European Union's security chief has urged the bloc's 28 members to work together to combat illegal extremist content on the internet, saying there is "far too much" of it online.More >>
  • Detroit man gets probation in livestreamed killing of friend

    Detroit man gets probation in livestreamed killing of friend

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:14:41 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-07-19 13:38:24 GMT
    A Detroit man has been sentenced to three years of probation for accidentally shooting and killing a friend while they were streaming live on Instagram.More >>
    A Detroit man has been sentenced to three years of probation for accidentally shooting and killing a friend while they were streaming live on Instagram.More >>
  • Lyft beefing up background checks after latest driver arrest

    Lyft beefing up background checks after latest driver arrest

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:04:52 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:38 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:38:18 GMT
    Ridesharing company Lyft says it is beefing up its background checks after a driver arrested for rape was found to be an undocumented worker.More >>
    Ridesharing company Lyft says it is beefing up its background checks after a driver arrested for rape was found to be an undocumented worker.More >>
  • Tesla Model 3 buyers lose patience and maybe tax credits

    Tesla Model 3 buyers lose patience and maybe tax credits

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:21:16 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:16:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Keith Reynolds, who is on the Tesla waiting list for a Model 3, is photographed by his 9-year-old Audi A3 compact car Monday, July 16, 2018, in Laguna Hills, Calif.  For many on the list to buy Tesla's mass-market electric car...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Keith Reynolds, who is on the Tesla waiting list for a Model 3, is photographed by his 9-year-old Audi A3 compact car Monday, July 16, 2018, in Laguna Hills, Calif. For many on the list to buy Tesla's mass-market electric car...
    Many on waiting list for cheaper Teslas worry they won't get cars until after tax credit is gone.More >>
    Many on waiting list for cheaper Teslas worry they won't get cars until after tax credit is gone.More >>
  • EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices

    EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-07-18 10:05:43 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-07-19 04:13:18 GMT
    The European Union's antitrust chief is planning a statement Wednesday amid reports that her office will slap a record $5 billion fine on Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone...More >>
    The European Union's antitrust chief is planning a statement Wednesday amid reports that her office will slap a record $5 billion fine on Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system.More >>
  • Is Fortnite addictive?

    Is Fortnite addictive?

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:28:29 GMT
    You may have heard of Fortnite. The online game is popular among millions in the U.S. (WXIX)You may have heard of Fortnite. The online game is popular among millions in the U.S. (WXIX)

    You may have heard of Fortnite. The online game is popular among millions in the U.S.

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    You may have heard of Fortnite. The online game is popular among millions in the U.S.

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  • Search 'idiot' on Google, get Trump

    Search 'idiot' on Google, get Trump

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:04:56 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:18 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:18:01 GMT

    The Google algorithm looks at the relationship between words, phrases, websites, images and videos in an attempt provide better search results for its users.

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    The Google algorithm looks at the relationship between words, phrases, websites, images and videos in an attempt provide better search results for its users.

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  • Retired astronomy professor discusses how close we are to Mars

    Retired astronomy professor discusses how close we are to Mars

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:07:35 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)

    Fred Myers, a retired astronomy professor, was on WECT's News Now Wednesday afternoon to discuss the significance of Earth and Mars being closer than they've been since 2003. 

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    Fred Myers, a retired astronomy professor, was on WECT's News Now Wednesday afternoon to discuss the significance of Earth and Mars being closer than they've been since 2003. 

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  • Starbucks staff help a teenager with disabilities take senior photos

    Starbucks staff help a teenager with disabilities take senior photos

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:35:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:35:30 GMT
    It rained during Sydney’s senior photo shoot, so her mom and photographer improvised. (Source: Jessica Vallia/KKTV/CNN)It rained during Sydney’s senior photo shoot, so her mom and photographer improvised. (Source: Jessica Vallia/KKTV/CNN)

    It rained during Sydney’s senior photo shoot, so her mom and photographer improvised. 

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    It rained during Sydney’s senior photo shoot, so her mom and photographer improvised. 

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  • Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business

    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:16:18 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:17 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:17:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In a Thursday, June 14, 2018 file photo, Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Whether it’s investors betting against his stock, reporters or analysts who a...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In a Thursday, June 14, 2018 file photo, Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Whether it’s investors betting against his stock, reporters or analysts who a...
    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit.More >>
    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit.More >>
  • Tinder is testing using Bitmoji in messages

    Tinder is testing using Bitmoji in messages

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:52:38 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:17:18 GMT

    Users in the test markets will be able to send their Bitmoji in conversations with their matches.

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    Users in the test markets will be able to send their Bitmoji in conversations with their matches.

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  • Portland chosen for self-driving car pilot program

    Portland chosen for self-driving car pilot program

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:35:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:04:35 GMT
    A Maine city is among seven municipalities that have been selected to help test self-driving car technology.More >>
    A Maine city is among seven municipalities that have been selected to help test self-driving car technology.More >>
  • Rights group questions DEA exploit of encrypted cellphones

    Rights group questions DEA exploit of encrypted cellphones

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:14:21 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:14:01 GMT
    Human-rights group questions DEA use of rigged smartphones designed to defeat encryption.More >>
    Human-rights group questions DEA use of rigged smartphones designed to defeat encryption.More >>
  • Errant tweet inspires "National Blue Cheese Dressing Day"

    Errant tweet inspires "National Blue Cheese Dressing Day"

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:45 AM EDT2018-07-16 10:45:13 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:48:49 GMT
    The founder of Buffalo's annual chicken wing festival is offering foodies another reason to indulge _ with the creation of National Blue Cheese Dressing Day.More >>
    The founder of Buffalo's annual chicken wing festival is offering foodies another reason to indulge _ with the creation of National Blue Cheese Dressing Day.More >>
  • Chinese find suggests human relatives left Africa earlier

    Chinese find suggests human relatives left Africa earlier

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:11:11 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:30:17 GMT
    (Zhaoyu Zhu via AP). This Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 photo provided by Zhaoyu Zhu shows a stone flake that was found in an archaeological site in the Loess Plateau in China. In a report released on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, scientists believe stone tools...(Zhaoyu Zhu via AP). This Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 photo provided by Zhaoyu Zhu shows a stone flake that was found in an archaeological site in the Loess Plateau in China. In a report released on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, scientists believe stone tools...
    Stone tools unearthed in China push back the date human relatives left Africa.More >>
    Stone tools unearthed in China push back the date human relatives left Africa.More >>
  • Report: NASA needs backup plan as US crew launches slip

    Report: NASA needs backup plan as US crew launches slip

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-07-11 19:00:13 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:01:46 GMT
    (David C. Bowman/NASA via AP). In this Feb. 9, 2016 photo made available by NASA, a mockup of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, in development in partnership with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, splashes into a 20-foot-deep basin at NASA’s Langley...(David C. Bowman/NASA via AP). In this Feb. 9, 2016 photo made available by NASA, a mockup of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, in development in partnership with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, splashes into a 20-foot-deep basin at NASA’s Langley...
    Report says NASA needs a backup plan for getting astronauts to space, as more delays likely for new commercial crew capsules.More >>
    Report says NASA needs a backup plan for getting astronauts to space, as more delays likely for new commercial crew capsules.More >>
  • Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snags

    Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snags

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:25:22 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:41:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than...

    This year's sales event, which starts Monday afternoon, will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products.

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    This year's sales event, which starts Monday afternoon, will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products.

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  • Prosecutors: Russian hackers exploit US cyber vulnerability

    Prosecutors: Russian hackers exploit US cyber vulnerability

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:34:44 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:40:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...

    US prosecutors say Russian government hackers exploited some of America's own computer infrastructure to steal politically sensitive information.

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    US prosecutors say Russian government hackers exploited some of America's own computer infrastructure to steal politically sensitive information.

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  • US intel chief stands by assessment of Russian meddling

    US intel chief stands by assessment of Russian meddling

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:06:05 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:58:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FIEL - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats arrives as House and Senate lawmakers from both parties gather for a classified briefing in a secure room about the federal inves...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FIEL - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats arrives as House and Senate lawmakers from both parties gather for a classified briefing in a secure room about the federal inves...
    The top U.S. intelligence official says assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election have been 'clear' and describes the Kremlin's efforts to undermine the United States' democracy as 'ongoing' and...More >>
    The top U.S. intelligence official says assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election have been 'clear' and describes the Kremlin's efforts to undermine the United States' democracy as 'ongoing' and 'pervasive.'.More >>
  • Russian cargo ship makes fastest-ever trip to space station

    Russian cargo ship makes fastest-ever trip to space station

    Monday, July 9 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-07-10 02:15:11 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:20:06 GMT
    A Russian cargo ship loaded with food, fuel and other supplies arrives at the International Space Station.More >>
    A Russian cargo ship loaded with food, fuel and other supplies arrives at the International Space Station.More >>
  • Pennsylvania reveals cyber intrusion in birth, death records

    Pennsylvania reveals cyber intrusion in birth, death records

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:08:51 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:23:49 GMT
    Pennsylvania officials have revealed they had to shut down the state's online system for birth and death records for about a week after someone with apparent inside knowledge made unauthorized changes.More >>
    Pennsylvania officials have revealed they had to shut down the state's online system for birth and death records for about a week after someone with apparent inside knowledge made unauthorized changes.More >>
  • Russian hackers used US online infrastructure against itself

    Russian hackers used US online infrastructure against itself

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:46:51 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:42:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...
    Prosecutors say Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election exploited some of the United States' own computer infrastructure against it, using two U.S.-based servers it leased in Arizona...More >>
    Prosecutors say Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election exploited some of the United States' own computer infrastructure against it, using two U.S.-based servers it leased in Arizona and Illinois.More >>
  • Microsoft raises alarms about face recognition

    Microsoft raises alarms about face recognition

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:14:38 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:35:12 GMT
    Microsoft says it has already rejected some customers' requests for the technology in situations involving "human rights risks." (Source: AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)Microsoft says it has already rejected some customers' requests for the technology in situations involving "human rights risks." (Source: AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

    Microsoft is calling on Congress to regulate the use of facial recognition technology to protect people's privacy and freedom of expression.

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    Microsoft is calling on Congress to regulate the use of facial recognition technology to protect people's privacy and freedom of expression.

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  • The Latest: Amazon says it's working to resolve glitches

    The Latest: Amazon says it's working to resolve glitches

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:40:07 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:23:42 GMT
    (Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, packages pass through a scanner at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch...(Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, packages pass through a scanner at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch...
    Amazon's website has run into some snags quickly on its much-hyped Prime Day.More >>
    Amazon's website has run into some snags quickly on its much-hyped Prime Day.More >>
  • US firm: Chinese hackers infiltrate Cambodia ahead of polls

    US firm: Chinese hackers infiltrate Cambodia ahead of polls

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-07-11 09:55:25 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:20:35 GMT
    U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye says it has found evidence that a Chinese hacking team it believes is linked to Beijing has penetrated computer systems belonging to Cambodia's election commission, opposition...More >>
    U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye says it has found evidence that a Chinese hacking team it believes is linked to Beijing has penetrated computer systems belonging to Cambodia's election commission, opposition leaders and media.More >>
  • Facebook faces UK fine over its data privacy scandal

    Facebook faces UK fine over its data privacy scandal

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:44:03 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:39:37 GMT
    The chairman of the U.K. Parliament's media committee says the government office that investigated the Cambridge Analytica scandal has fined Facebook 500,000 pounds ($663,000) for failing to safeguard users' data.More >>
    The chairman of the U.K. Parliament's media committee says the government office that investigated the Cambridge Analytica scandal has fined Facebook 500,000 pounds ($663,000) for failing to safeguard users' data.More >>
  • Russian bots, trolls test waters ahead of US midterms

    Russian bots, trolls test waters ahead of US midterms

    Sunday, July 15 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-07-15 21:09:49 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:37:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Bubbles float past St. Basil's Cathedral in Red Square, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Bubbles float past St. Basil's Cathedral in Red Square, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018.
    Russian bots and trolls are deploying increasingly sophisticated and targeted tools ahead of the U.S. midterm elections in November.More >>
    Russian bots and trolls are deploying increasingly sophisticated and targeted tools ahead of the U.S. midterm elections in November.More >>
  • Iran arrests 46 in fresh crackdowns on Instagram models

    Iran arrests 46 in fresh crackdowns on Instagram models

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:08:52 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:23:52 GMT
    Report: Authorities arrest 46 in crackdown on models in Iran.More >>
    Report: Authorities arrest 46 in crackdown on models in Iran.More >>
  • Woman charged with hacking Selena Gomez's email

    Woman charged with hacking Selena Gomez's email

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:28:28 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:29:31 GMT
    (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, Selena Gomez arrives at WE Day California in Inglewood, Calif. Susan Antrach of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey has been charged with 11 felonies stemming from the hac...(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, Selena Gomez arrives at WE Day California in Inglewood, Calif. Susan Antrach of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey has been charged with 11 felonies stemming from the hac...
    A woman has been charged with 11 felonies stemming from the hacking of the email of Selena Gomez and one of the singer's associates.More >>
    A woman has been charged with 11 felonies stemming from the hacking of the email of Selena Gomez and one of the singer's associates.More >>
  • Putin: 25 million cyberattacks thwarted during World Cup

    Putin: 25 million cyberattacks thwarted during World Cup

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:32:43 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:05:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). FIFA President Gianni Infantino, Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron, from left, wait on the podium after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhn...(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). FIFA President Gianni Infantino, Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron, from left, wait on the podium after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhn...
    President Vladimir Putin says Russian and other security services thwarted nearly 25 million cyberattacks linked to the World Cup.More >>
    President Vladimir Putin says Russian and other security services thwarted nearly 25 million cyberattacks linked to the World Cup.More >>
  • US official: Russia using social media to divide Americans

    US official: Russia using social media to divide Americans

    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:19 AM EDT2018-07-14 07:19:54 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:20:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington.
    State election officials in the US are meeting to discuss cybersecurity amid fresh revelations about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.More >>
    State election officials in the US are meeting to discuss cybersecurity amid fresh revelations about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.More >>
  • Intel official: Cyber threat warnings 'blinking red'

    Intel official: Cyber threat warnings 'blinking red'

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:23:41 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-07-14 07:25:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Coats warned July 13, 2018, that cyber ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Coats warned July 13, 2018, that cyber ...
    The nation's top intelligence official says cyber threats from foreign adversaries are not just targeting the United States around election times.More >>
    The nation's top intelligence official says cyber threats from foreign adversaries are not just targeting the United States around election times.More >>
  • Twitter to remove suspicious accounts from follower counts

    Twitter to remove suspicious accounts from follower counts

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:20:03 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:12:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). FILE - This  April 26, 2017 photo shows the Twitter app on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked, denying access to its owner, from how it counts users’ followers. ...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). FILE - This April 26, 2017 photo shows the Twitter app on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked, denying access to its owner, from how it counts users’ followers. ...
    Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked _ denying access to its owner _ from how it counts users' followers.More >>
    Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked _ denying access to its owner _ from how it counts users' followers.More >>
  • Report: SEC probes Facebook privacy issues

    Report: SEC probes Facebook privacy issues

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:10:41 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:11:59 GMT
    A report says the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Facebook adequately warned its investors about privacy lapses involving the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica.More >>
    A report says the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Facebook adequately warned its investors about privacy lapses involving the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica.More >>
  • Coast Guard Academy to offer new major in cyber systems

    Coast Guard Academy to offer new major in cyber systems

    Friday, July 13 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-07-13 19:08:16 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:26:10 GMT
    The U.S. Coast Guard Academy beginning this fall is offering a new major in cyber systems.More >>
    The U.S. Coast Guard Academy beginning this fall is offering a new major in cyber systems.More >>
  • How Apple's app store changed our world

    How Apple's app store changed our world

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 3:15 AM EDT2018-07-10 07:15:52 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:36:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File). FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2009 file photo, a poster touting applications available for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch is seen at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Since its debut 10 years ago Tuesday, July 10,...(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File). FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2009 file photo, a poster touting applications available for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch is seen at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Since its debut 10 years ago Tuesday, July 10,...
    How Apple's app store changed our world.More >>
    How Apple's app store changed our world.More >>
  • Twitter's fake account purge drags stock lower

    Twitter's fake account purge drags stock lower

    Monday, July 9 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-07-09 20:07:28 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:12:10 GMT
    It's no secret that Twitter has been purging fake and malicious accounts in an attempt to make its platform more welcoming for real people.More >>
    It's no secret that Twitter has been purging fake and malicious accounts in an attempt to make its platform more welcoming for real people.More >>
  • NASA's Kepler Telescope almost out of fuel, forced to nap

    NASA's Kepler Telescope almost out of fuel, forced to nap

    Monday, July 9 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-07-09 18:58:03 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:28:18 GMT
    NASA's Kepler Space Telescope is almost out of fuel and has been forced to take a nap.More >>
    NASA's Kepler Space Telescope is almost out of fuel and has been forced to take a nap.More >>
  • YouTube aims to crack down on fake news, support journalism

    YouTube aims to crack down on fake news, support journalism

    Monday, July 9 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-07-09 21:09:01 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:40 AM EDT2018-07-12 10:40:54 GMT
    Google's YouTube says it is taking several steps to make news better on its platform, including supporting news organizations and cracking down on misinformation.More >>
    Google's YouTube says it is taking several steps to make news better on its platform, including supporting news organizations and cracking down on misinformation.More >>
  • German court: parents can access dead daughter's FB account

    German court: parents can access dead daughter's FB account

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:21 AM EDT2018-07-12 10:21:21 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:24 AM EDT2018-07-12 10:24:45 GMT
    Germany's Federal Court of Justice has ruled that the parents of a deceased girl can access her Facebook account, saying they had inherited the right to her data just like to her diary or letters.More >>
    Germany's Federal Court of Justice has ruled that the parents of a deceased girl can access her Facebook account, saying they had inherited the right to her data just like to her diary or letters.More >>
  • Cardi B announces birth of daughter on Instagram

    Cardi B announces birth of daughter on Instagram

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:27:35 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-07-11 21:51:14 GMT
    (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 22, 2018 file photo, Cardi B performs at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. The 25-year-old rapper welcomed Kulture Kiari Cephus during a post on Instagram Wednesday, J...(Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 22, 2018 file photo, Cardi B performs at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. The 25-year-old rapper welcomed Kulture Kiari Cephus during a post on Instagram Wednesday, J...
    Cardi B is celebrating the birth of her first child with Instagram post.More >>
    Cardi B is celebrating the birth of her first child with Instagram post.More >>
  • Tyler Perry warns of Facebook scams using his name

    Tyler Perry warns of Facebook scams using his name

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:27:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:27:30 GMT
    In this Nov. 16, 2017 photo, actor-filmmaker and author Tyler Perry poses for a portrait in New York to promote his book, "Higher Is Waiting." (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)In this Nov. 16, 2017 photo, actor-filmmaker and author Tyler Perry poses for a portrait in New York to promote his book, "Higher Is Waiting." (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)

    Perry, the creator and star of the Madea films, said in a Facebook video that his team had to shut down social media posts every day making false claims about him.

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    Perry, the creator and star of the Madea films, said in a Facebook video that his team had to shut down social media posts every day making false claims about him.

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  • Facebook faces U.K. fine over its privacy scandal

    Facebook faces U.K. fine over its privacy scandal

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-11 04:35:11 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:49 AM EDT2018-07-11 11:49:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017, file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. The chairman of the U.K. Parliament’s media committee ...(AP Photo/Noah Berger, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017, file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. The chairman of the U.K. Parliament’s media committee ...
    Facebook faces U.K. fine over its privacy scandal.More >>
    Facebook faces U.K. fine over its privacy scandal.More >>
  • Russian company with Kremlin links may have harvested Facebook user data

    Russian company with Kremlin links may have harvested Facebook user data

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 6:13 AM EDT2018-07-11 10:13:37 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 6:45 AM EDT2018-07-11 10:45:20 GMT

    The Facebook data privacy breach that gave companies the ability to harvest, use and target your personal Facebook information and your friends included a Russian internet firm with links to Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin.

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    The Facebook data privacy breach that gave companies the ability to harvest, use and target your personal Facebook information and your friends included a Russian internet firm with links to Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin.

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  • Meet Alyssa Carson, the 17-year-old targeting a 2033 mission to Mars

    Meet Alyssa Carson, the 17-year-old targeting a 2033 mission to Mars

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:17:12 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:00 AM EDT2018-07-11 09:00:19 GMT
    Alyssa Carson is the youngest graduate of the PoSSUM Academy at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. (Source: Bert Carson)Alyssa Carson is the youngest graduate of the PoSSUM Academy at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. (Source: Bert Carson)

    She’s attended numerous space camps and academies, graduated from multiple space flight programs,and even floated already as she pursues her dreams of history.

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    She’s attended numerous space camps and academies, graduated from multiple space flight programs,and even floated already as she pursues her dreams of history.

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  • NASA's Bradford Smith, tour guide for Voyager missions, dies

    NASA's Bradford Smith, tour guide for Voyager missions, dies

    Saturday, July 7 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-07-07 19:34:22 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-07-10 14:56:36 GMT
    Bradford Smith, a NASA astronomer who interpreted the stunning images beamed back from Voyager missions, has died.More >>
    Bradford Smith, a NASA astronomer who interpreted the stunning images beamed back from Voyager missions, has died.More >>
  • White House uses Twitter account to push back at Democrats

    White House uses Twitter account to push back at Democrats

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-07-03 20:16:19 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-07-10 07:42:56 GMT
    The White House is using its official Twitter handle to target Democratic lawmakers who have criticized President Donald Trump's immigration policies, drawing complaints that government resources are being used to...More >>
    The White House is using its official Twitter handle to target Democratic lawmakers who have criticized President Donald Trump's immigration policies, drawing complaints that government resources are being used to undercut potential 2020 rivals.More >>
  • Shocking! IHOP acknowledges it faked IHOb name change

    Shocking! IHOP acknowledges it faked IHOb name change

    Monday, July 9 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-07-10 00:49:16 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-07-10 06:11:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File). FILE - This May 11, 2017, file photo shows an IHOP sign at a restaurant in Hialeah, Fla. On Monday, July 9, 2018, it was back on social media, this time to promote a pancake deal tied to IHOP’s 60th birthday. On Twitter, the...(AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File). FILE - This May 11, 2017, file photo shows an IHOP sign at a restaurant in Hialeah, Fla. On Monday, July 9, 2018, it was back on social media, this time to promote a pancake deal tied to IHOP’s 60th birthday. On Twitter, the...
    IHOP has acknowledged that a name change announced last month was, shockingly, just a publicity stunt to promote its hamburger menu.More >>
    IHOP has acknowledged that a name change announced last month was, shockingly, just a publicity stunt to promote its hamburger menu.More >>
  • Report: Federal Facebook probe now includes FBI, SEC

    Report: Federal Facebook probe now includes FBI, SEC

    Monday, July 2 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-07-03 00:32:17 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-07-09 20:08:41 GMT
    Report: Federal Facebook probe now includes FBI, SEC.More >>
    Report: Federal Facebook probe now includes FBI, SEC.More >>
  • Iranian teen detained over Instagram dance videos

    Iranian teen detained over Instagram dance videos

    Sunday, July 8 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-07-08 06:26:52 GMT
    Sunday, July 8 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-07-08 11:12:44 GMT
    Iran has detained a teenager who posted dance videos on Instagram and attracted tens of thousands of followers.More >>
    Iran has detained a teenager who posted dance videos on Instagram and attracted tens of thousands of followers.More >>
  • NASA spacecraft sending back close-ups of dwarf planet Ceres

    NASA spacecraft sending back close-ups of dwarf planet Ceres

    Monday, July 2 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-07-02 19:20:30 GMT
    Saturday, July 7 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-07-07 19:40:31 GMT
    (NASA via AP). This image of Ceres' limb was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 30, 2018 from an altitude of about 280 miles. Dawn has been orbiting Ceres since 2015, after first exploring the asteroid Vesta. They’re located in the asteroid belt...(NASA via AP). This image of Ceres' limb was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 30, 2018 from an altitude of about 280 miles. Dawn has been orbiting Ceres since 2015, after first exploring the asteroid Vesta. They’re located in the asteroid belt...
    NASA's Dawn spacecraft is sending back detailed close-ups of the dwarf planet Ceres.More >>
    NASA's Dawn spacecraft is sending back detailed close-ups of the dwarf planet Ceres.More >>
  • Astronomers report 1st image of baby planet being formed

    Astronomers report 1st image of baby planet being formed

    Monday, July 2 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-07-02 12:31:36 GMT
    Saturday, July 7 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-07-07 16:33:03 GMT
    (ESO via AP). The photo provided by the European Southern Observatory ESO taken from the SPHERE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope is the first clear image of a planet caught in the very act of formation around the dwarf star PDS 70. The planet s...(ESO via AP). The photo provided by the European Southern Observatory ESO taken from the SPHERE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope is the first clear image of a planet caught in the very act of formation around the dwarf star PDS 70. The planet s...
    Astronomers say they've captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star.More >>
    Astronomers say they've captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star.More >>
  • What's new for Amazon's Prime Day? Deals at Whole Foods

    What's new for Amazon's Prime Day? Deals at Whole Foods

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-07-03 06:23:29 GMT
    Friday, July 6 2018 4:15 AM EDT2018-07-06 08:15:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, Amazon Prime Now bags full of groceries are loaded for delivery by a part-time worker outside a Whole Foods store in Cincinnati. Amazon’s Prime Day deals are coming to the aisles...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, Amazon Prime Now bags full of groceries are loaded for delivery by a part-time worker outside a Whole Foods store in Cincinnati. Amazon’s Prime Day deals are coming to the aisles...

    This year's sales event, which starts July 16, will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products.

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    This year's sales event, which starts July 16, will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products.

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  • Samsung phones may be sending pictures to random people

    Samsung phones may be sending pictures to random people

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-07-03 17:26:15 GMT
    Tuesday, July 3 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-07-03 17:35:48 GMT
    People reported the issue with Samsung Galaxy S9 and other newer models. They said the images were erroneously sent via the default texting app on the smartphones, Samsung Messages. (Source: Samsung)People reported the issue with Samsung Galaxy S9 and other newer models. They said the images were erroneously sent via the default texting app on the smartphones, Samsung Messages. (Source: Samsung)

    People reported the issue on Reddit and Samsung online forums. They said the images were sent via the default texting app on the smartphones, Samsung Messages.

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    People reported the issue on Reddit and Samsung online forums. They said the images were sent via the default texting app on the smartphones, Samsung Messages.

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  • A manager told an employee with a child on life support, 'If you can't come to work, that's you quitting'

    A manager told an employee with a child on life support, 'If you can't come to work, that's you quitting'

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-07-03 12:33:45 GMT
    Tuesday, July 3 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-07-03 13:51:57 GMT

    When a gas station employee faced a medical emergency, she was treated with less than understanding by her boss, according to text messages she posted on Facebook.

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    When a gas station employee faced a medical emergency, she was treated with less than understanding by her boss, according to text messages she posted on Facebook.

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  • Isn't it cute? Astronomers share 1st image of baby planet forming

    Isn't it cute? Astronomers share 1st image of baby planet forming

    Monday, July 2 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-07-02 22:38:12 GMT
    Monday, July 2 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-07-02 22:38:12 GMT
    Astronomers say they've captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star.(Source: European Southern Observatory)Astronomers say they've captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star.(Source: European Southern Observatory)

    Astronomers say they've captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star.

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    Astronomers say they've captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star.

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  • Kroger to test driverless cars for grocery delivery

    Kroger to test driverless cars for grocery delivery

    Thursday, June 28 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-06-28 15:11:35 GMT
    Kroger and Nuro on Thursday announced a partnership that could make driverless grocery delivery cars a reality. (The Kroger Co.)Kroger and Nuro on Thursday announced a partnership that could make driverless grocery delivery cars a reality. (The Kroger Co.)

    The program is expected to begin this fall. Kroger and driverless car manufacturer Nuro have yet to announce where it will be tested first.

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    The program is expected to begin this fall. Kroger and driverless car manufacturer Nuro have yet to announce where it will be tested first.

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  • Trump announces 'space force' as new military branch

    Trump announces 'space force' as new military branch

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:41:51 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:14:39 GMT

    President Donald Trump announced on Monday he's directing the Pentagon to begin a sixth branch of the military -  "space force."

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    President Donald Trump announced on Monday he's directing the Pentagon to begin a sixth branch of the military -  "space force."

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  • UH researcher looks to volcanoes on Saturn's moons in search of other life

    UH researcher looks to volcanoes on Saturn's moons in search of other life

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:54:38 GMT
    Sarah Fagents looks over a diagram of Titan at the University of Hawaii Manoa on Tuesday.Sarah Fagents looks over a diagram of Titan at the University of Hawaii Manoa on Tuesday.

    Is there life outside our world? A researcher at the University of Hawaii is taking steps to answer that question.

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    Is there life outside our world? A researcher at the University of Hawaii is taking steps to answer that question.

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  • 'Baby daddy' cards to be removed from Target stores amid accusations of racism

    'Baby daddy' cards to be removed from Target stores amid accusations of racism

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:00:41 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:00:41 GMT
    Several shoppers said the card was “insulting” to black fathers. (Source: Takeisha Saunders/Facebook)Several shoppers said the card was “insulting” to black fathers. (Source: Takeisha Saunders/Facebook)

    The card featured a black couple kissing with the words “baby daddy” in the foreground. Shoppers said it was insulting to black fathers.

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    The card featured a black couple kissing with the words “baby daddy” in the foreground. Shoppers said it was insulting to black fathers.

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  • Raccoon successfully scales MN skyscraper after capturing hearts on social media

    Raccoon successfully scales MN skyscraper after capturing hearts on social media

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 9:08 PM EDT2018-06-13 01:08:11 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 5:48 AM EDT2018-06-13 09:48:38 GMT

    No one was able to help the critter until it reached the roof because the building's windows don't open.

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    No one was able to help the critter until it reached the roof because the building's windows don't open.

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  • Mars will shine brighter than it has in 15 years this summer

    Mars will shine brighter than it has in 15 years this summer

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-06-13 02:56:09 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-06-13 04:57:45 GMT

    The red planet's getting bigger and brighter this July.

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    The red planet's getting bigger and brighter this July.

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  • Wendy's, Whataburger pile on insults for IHOP's 'IHOb' name change

    Wendy's, Whataburger pile on insults for IHOP's 'IHOb' name change

    Monday, June 11 2018 8:27 AM EDT2018-06-11 12:27:19 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-06-11 17:59:45 GMT

    IHOP's Twitter bio was changed to "Burgers so burgerin’ good, we changed our name to IHOb. For burgers." And the burger chains started making fun of them. 

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    IHOP's Twitter bio was changed to "Burgers so burgerin’ good, we changed our name to IHOb. For burgers." And the burger chains started making fun of them. 

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  • Oh no, IHOP is changing its 'flippin'' name

    Oh no, IHOP is changing its 'flippin'' name

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-06-06 21:33:07 GMT
    Wednesday, June 6 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-06-06 22:00:13 GMT

    Social media is circling around IHOP’s campaign that it could change its name to IHOb.

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    Social media is circling around IHOP’s campaign that it could change its name to IHOb.

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  • FaceTime up to 32 people at one time with new Apple update

    FaceTime up to 32 people at one time with new Apple update

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-06-06 13:36:35 GMT
    Wednesday, June 6 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-06-06 13:36:35 GMT
    Users will be able to take group iMessages, and turn them into FaceTime messages and will be able to drop in and out of the group FaceTime sessions as they choose. (Source: APLLE/CNN)Users will be able to take group iMessages, and turn them into FaceTime messages and will be able to drop in and out of the group FaceTime sessions as they choose. (Source: APLLE/CNN)
    Users will be able to take group iMessages, and turn them into FaceTime messages and will be able to drop in and out of the group FaceTime sessions as they choose. (Source: APLLE/CNN)Users will be able to take group iMessages, and turn them into FaceTime messages and will be able to drop in and out of the group FaceTime sessions as they choose. (Source: APLLE/CNN)

    Group FaceTime will be supported across iOS and macOS. Users will be able to take group iMessages, and turn them into FaceTime messages and will be able to drop in and out of the group FaceTime sessions as they choose.

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    Group FaceTime will be supported across iOS and macOS. Users will be able to take group iMessages, and turn them into FaceTime messages and will be able to drop in and out of the group FaceTime sessions as they choose.

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  • NASA to announce new Mars rover discoveries

    NASA to announce new Mars rover discoveries

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-06-05 23:31:29 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-06-05 23:31:29 GMT
    Some of Curiosity’s most significant discoveries have included evidence that Mars could have once supported microbial life. (Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS via AP)Some of Curiosity’s most significant discoveries have included evidence that Mars could have once supported microbial life. (Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS via AP)

    Some of Curiosity’s most significant discoveries have included evidence that Mars could have once supported microbial life.

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    Some of Curiosity’s most significant discoveries have included evidence that Mars could have once supported microbial life.

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  • Dad vents on Facebook about lack of changing tables in men's rooms

    Dad vents on Facebook about lack of changing tables in men's rooms

    Monday, June 4 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-06-04 12:09:24 GMT
    Monday, June 4 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-06-04 12:09:24 GMT
    A dad's frustration with a lack of changing tables in men's restrooms resulted in a Facebook post that's been shared nearly 150,000 times. (Source: Pixabay, file image)A dad's frustration with a lack of changing tables in men's restrooms resulted in a Facebook post that's been shared nearly 150,000 times. (Source: Pixabay, file image)

    The child's father said he didn't have a place to change her in the restaurant's restroom - not even a counter area.

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    The child's father said he didn't have a place to change her in the restaurant's restroom - not even a counter area.

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  • FDA approves artificial iris

    FDA approves artificial iris

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-05-30 21:51:29 GMT
    Wednesday, May 30 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-05-30 22:05:35 GMT

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday that it's approved the first standalone prosthetic iris in the United States.

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    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday that it's approved the first standalone prosthetic iris in the United States.

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  • What has Amazon Echo recorded from you? Here's how to check

    What has Amazon Echo recorded from you? Here's how to check

    Monday, May 28 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-05-29 01:26:39 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 9:40 PM EDT2018-05-29 01:40:24 GMT
    (Source: BestAI Assistant/Flickr)(Source: BestAI Assistant/Flickr)

    How do you find out what your Echo has recorded you saying? Well, there’s an app for that.

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    How do you find out what your Echo has recorded you saying? Well, there’s an app for that.

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  • The Russians may have control of your computer router: What can you do?

    The Russians may have control of your computer router: What can you do?

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:54:58 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:03:44 GMT

    Russian hackers may have taken control of 500,000 routers around the globe.

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    Russian hackers may have taken control of 500,000 routers around the globe.

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  • Wanted woman arrested after taunting police on Facebook

    Wanted woman arrested after taunting police on Facebook

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:02:46 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:19:39 GMT

    The 19-year-old is charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of heroin.

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    The 19-year-old is charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of heroin.

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  • E-cig explosion kills FL man

    E-cig explosion kills FL man

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-05-16 12:12:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:16:22 GMT
    An autopsy confirmed that a man died from a vape pen exploding. (Source: Pixabay)An autopsy confirmed that a man died from a vape pen exploding. (Source: Pixabay)

    Tallmadge D'Elia, 38, died May 5 in a house fire with about 80 percent of his body burned.

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    Tallmadge D'Elia, 38, died May 5 in a house fire with about 80 percent of his body burned.

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  • Facebook suspends 200 apps for possible data misuse

    Facebook suspends 200 apps for possible data misuse

    Monday, May 14 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-05-14 16:11:00 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-05-14 16:30:12 GMT

    The social media giant is conducting a review of apps as a result of the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal.

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    The social media giant is conducting a review of apps as a result of the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal.

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  • Facebook used billions of Instagram posts for AI 'genuine breakthrough'

    Facebook used billions of Instagram posts for AI 'genuine breakthrough'

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-05-03 00:02:00 GMT
    Wednesday, May 2 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-05-03 00:02:00 GMT
    Facebook's chief technology officer, Mike Schroepfer, explained the findings at a presentation on Wednesday. (Source: Facebook)Facebook's chief technology officer, Mike Schroepfer, explained the findings at a presentation on Wednesday. (Source: Facebook)

    Facebook used billions of publicly available Instagram posts in a first-of-its-kind machine learning image recognition study.

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    Facebook used billions of publicly available Instagram posts in a first-of-its-kind machine learning image recognition study.

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  • Ford unveils smart window for blind passengers

    Ford unveils smart window for blind passengers

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-05-02 20:55:32 GMT
    Wednesday, May 2 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-05-02 21:32:57 GMT
    Ford’s prototype of a smart window allows blind passengers to mentally recreate the outside landscape with touch. (Source: Ford/CNN)Ford’s prototype of a smart window allows blind passengers to mentally recreate the outside landscape with touch. (Source: Ford/CNN)

    Ford’s prototype of a smart window allows blind passengers to mentally recreate the passing landscape with touch.

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    Ford’s prototype of a smart window allows blind passengers to mentally recreate the passing landscape with touch.

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  • Cambridge Analytica announces it is shutting down

    Cambridge Analytica announces it is shutting down

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-05-02 18:55:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 2 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-05-02 19:13:13 GMT

    The data-mining and political consulting firm that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign says it is shutting down.

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    The data-mining and political consulting firm that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign says it is shutting down.

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  • NASA cancels moon rover project

    NASA cancels moon rover project

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-05-02 17:59:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 2 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-05-02 17:59:58 GMT
    The rover would have mined the lunar surface for things like water, hydrogen and oxygen. (Source: NASA)The rover would have mined the lunar surface for things like water, hydrogen and oxygen. (Source: NASA)

    The rover would have mined the lunar surface for things like water, hydrogen and oxygen.

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    The rover would have mined the lunar surface for things like water, hydrogen and oxygen.

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  • Facebook staffer reportedly fired for stalking women using company data

    Facebook staffer reportedly fired for stalking women using company data

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-05-02 17:39:49 GMT
    Wednesday, May 2 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-05-02 17:41:05 GMT
    A security engineer was reportedly fired for stalking women online by using his access to Facebook's data. (Source: Facebook/CNN)A security engineer was reportedly fired for stalking women online by using his access to Facebook's data. (Source: Facebook/CNN)

    The Facebook employee jokingly called himself a "professional stalker" because of his profession, according to an excerpt of a Tinder log that was released.

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    The Facebook employee jokingly called himself a "professional stalker" because of his profession, according to an excerpt of a Tinder log that was released.

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  • Facebook announces new optional dating feature

    Facebook announces new optional dating feature

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-05-01 19:43:20 GMT
    Tuesday, May 1 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-05-01 21:14:02 GMT

    At Tuesday’s F8 developer conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg announced the company is launching a dating feature.

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    At Tuesday’s F8 developer conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg announced the company is launching a dating feature.

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  • Social media news

    Social media news

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify in front of Congress on how Cambridge Analytica got millions of users information.

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify in front of Congress on how Cambridge Analytica got millions of users information.

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  • Apple news

    Apple news

    The enigmatic American technology company is always making waves. Currently, it's facing backlash over news it slows down older iPhones on purpose.

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    The enigmatic American technology company is always making waves. Currently, it's facing backlash over news it slows down older iPhones on purpose.

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  • Cyber crime

    Cyber crime

    Computers have made our lives easier, but they’ve also created many new ways for thieves to steal information, money and identities. 

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    Companies, people, governments, and non-profits are evaluating their cyber security after ransomware held information hostage across the globe.

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  • News on space exploration, technology and the planets

    Space exploration

    Space exploration

    From SpaceX stepping into the void the closed NASA Space Shuttle program to news about the planets - including a possible new large one, click here for all the news regarding space, the universe and beyond.

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    From SpaceX stepping into the void the closed NASA Space Shuttle program to news about the planets - including a possible new large one, click here for all the news regarding space, the universe and beyond.

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