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Europe launches satellite to help track global warming

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Europe launched a satellite on Tuesday that will help predict weather phenomena such as El Nino and track the progress of global warming as part of the multibillion-euro Copernicus Earth observation project.<p>The Sentinel-3A satellite, part of a system of satellites that is to …

How Close Is Dot Gov To Basic Internet Security?

Federal websites are slowly but surely changing to HTTPS<p>The government is finally securing its websites. HTTPS is a secure protocol that's as old as its shadier, insecure sibling HTTP, yet it’s not nearly as commonly used. The United States government, hardly an exemplar of early technological …

'Five-dimensional' glass discs can store data for up to 13.8 billion years

"For future civilizations — or whatever else is out there"<p>Photographs fade, books rot, and even hard drives eventually fester. When you take the long view, preserving humanity's collective culture isn't a marathon, it's a relay — with successive generations passing on information from one …

Fast-Growing Photo App Everalbum, A Chart-Topper On iOS, Comes To Android

There are apps that promise to help you free up space on your smartphone by backing up then deleting your photos. There are apps that help you organize your photos into albums, and share them with friends. And there are apps that aim to simply move photos off your phone into the cloud for …

'Electronic blood' aims to cool and power computer chips

IBM Research in Zurich is experimenting with "electronic blood" - a fluid that both powers and cools computer chips.<p>The research is modelled on how the brain works and was previously developed by Nasa in the 1970s.<p>BBC Click's LJ Rich visited the lab to find out more.<p><b>More at</b> BBC.com/Click <b>and</b> …

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Bush Bailout Chief Channels Bernie Sanders' Call To Break Up Big Banks

Neel Kashkari is on Sanders' side when it comes to big banks. Hillary Clinton and Obama are on the other.<p>A top Republican architect of the 2008 bank bailout stunned financial observers Tuesday with a speech calling on Congress to consider breaking up the nation's biggest banks, injecting an …

Canada's top party schools 2016

Where do students party most? Check out our ranking of the top 20 schools.<p>1 of 21<p>Previous<p>Next<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Reddit<p>Email<p>Vince Talotta/Toronto Star/Getty …

More money from Trudeau for summer jobs, but is it working?

The important takeaway from Trudeau’s announcement on youth employment: What it says about the current barriers to evidence-based policy-making<p>To …

Glibc: Mega bug may hit thousands of devices

<b>A major computer security vulnerability has been discovered - with experts cautiously warning it could potentially affect hundreds of thousands of devices, apps and services.</b><p>However, due to the nature of the bug, it is extremely difficult to know how serious the problem is.<p>"Many people are running …

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