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After Equifax breach, US watchdog says agencies aren't properly verifying identities

59 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch

A federal watchdog says the government should stop relying on the credit agencies to verify the identifies of those using government services. In a report out this week, the...
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La Terre pourrait subir une grosse éruption solaire d'ici peu

La Terre pourrait subir une grosse éruption solaire d'ici peu

1 hour ago   |   Be Geek   |   2 articles

Une éruption solaire d'importance menacera notre planète d'ici peu, c'est la mauvaise nouvelle dévoilée par une équipe de scientifiques.
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Cosmologists Clash Over the Beginning of the Universe

2 hours ago   |   Wired

What happened before the Big Bang? And what happened before that? Stephen Hawking's answer-there was no beginning-is now the subject of intense debate.
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In Praise of Dadfluencers

3 hours ago   |   Wired

All those fathers out there posting about dadlife on social media are changing the face of fatherhood.
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Over 200 Dolphin Strandings In Gulf Of Mexico Is Triple The Usual Number, Says NOAA

10 hours ago   |   Tech Times

What could be causing the Unusual Mortality Event affecting dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico? 261 dolphins have stranded since Feb. 1, which is three times higher than the average.
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Your sleep tracker might make insomnia worse

11 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Sleep tracking can help you determine if you're getting a good night's rest, but it might exacerbate your problems in some circumstances. Scientists talking to the New York...
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Greenland Experiencing Unusual Melting, Lost 2 Billion Tons Of Ice In One Day

11 hours ago   |   Tech Times

Greenland is experiencing an unusual ice melting event this June. It lost 2 billion tons of ice this past Thursday alone, when most melting typically occurs in July.
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William Shatner Takes Playful Jab At 'Star Wars' Over 'Starfleet' Symbol Found On Mars

12 hours ago   |   Tech Times

An old rivalry between the 'Star Trek' and 'Star Wars' fandom was ignited thanks to a photo captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The photo featured a mark that looks...
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NASA Puts Out Open Call To Private Companies On Supplying Lunar Station

12 hours ago   |   Tech Times

NASA's Lunar Gateway is part of the United States' goal to maintain a presence on the Moon. The space station will serve as an outpost for astronauts who will explore the lunar...
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VR and microscopy help scientists see 'inside' diseases

12 hours ago   |   Engadget

You can only learn so much about cells by studying 2D pictures, and 3D microscope technology can produce an abundance of data that might be hard to decipher. Researchers at...
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Snatch a refurbished Google Pixel 2 for as little as $190 or a Pixel 2 XL...

Snatch a refurbished Google Pixel 2 for as little as $190 or a Pixel 2 XL starting at $240

Commercially released almost two years ago, the stock Android-based Pixel 2 and 2 XL were kept around after the introduction of the Pixel 3 and 3 XL last fall, but in... Read more ...

The final dispatch from E3 2019

The final dispatch from E3 2019

Another E3 is over. The show gave us new consoles - some powerful, others retro-inspired - customizable controllers and many, many video games. Final Fantasy VII Remake? Yep... Read more ...

'Apollo's Moon Shot' Series Shows History of Human Lunar Exploration

'Apollo's Moon Shot' Series Shows History of Human Lunar Exploration

A new Smithsonian Channel series celebrates the artifacts that led to Apollo 11's triumphant moon landing 50 years ago, and shares behind-the-scenes stories from the mission. Read more ...

La Terre pourrait subir une grosse éruption solaire d'ici peu

La Terre pourrait subir une grosse éruption solaire d'ici peu

Une éruption solaire d'importance menacera notre planète d'ici peu, c'est la mauvaise nouvelle dévoilée par une équipe de scientifiques. Read more ...

The race for the gaming subscription crown: What it means for gamers

The race for the gaming subscription crown: What it means for gamers

This year's E3 signaled a shift in the coming years of gaming. The event wasn't just about video games, but how we would get hold of them. It seems every publisher and their... Read more ...

Twitter va revenir sur Mac avec une application native

Twitter va revenir sur Mac avec une application native

Nombreux sont les services à se contenter aujourd'hui d'une version web. Twitter avaient une application Mac, avant de cesser sa prise en charge. Aujourd'hui, la plate-forme... Read more ...

New Mathematical Model Can Accurately Predict Decisions People Make In...

New Mathematical Model Can Accurately Predict Decisions People Make In Card-Picking Game

A new mathematical model can predict the cards that a participant will pick in the Iowa Gambling Task. According to a researcher, this will help scientists understand the... Read more ...

US Cyber Command has reportedly been aggressively targeting Russia's...

US Cyber Command has reportedly been aggressively targeting Russia's electrical grid

The United States Cyber Command has made a number of incursions into Russia's electrical infrastructure in recent months, according to a new report in The New York Times... Read more ...

Amazon Game Studios Lays Off 'Dozens' Of Employees

Amazon Game Studios Lays Off 'Dozens' Of Employees

This week Amazon has laid off "dozens" of its Amazon Game Studios employees, who have 60 days to find another job within Amazon proper or receive a severance package on their... Read more ...

Here are the PlayStation VR games we want to play coming this year

Here are the PlayStation VR games we want to play coming this year

There is a lot to be excited about this year. Here are some of our favorites Out of all the amazing VR technology out there, in terms of adoption, the PlayStation VR reigns... Read more ...