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The White House will publish a weekly list of crimes committed by immigrants

On day six of Donald Trump’s administration, the president signed two immigration-related executive orders, officially moving forward on some of the key promises of his campaign: deporting undocumented immigrants, building a wall between the US and Mexico, and placing extra scrutiny on immigrants …

Immigration

Gmail will start blocking JavaScript attachments in February

If you want to email a .js file to somebody for any reason, you only have a few more days to do so through Gmail. The service will start blocking JavaScript file attachments starting on February 13th, adding it to its list of restricted file types, which includes .exe, .msc and .bat. If you try to …

JavaScript

Trump to sign executive orders enabling construction of proposed border wall and targeting sanctuary cities

By Jerry Markon<p>, Reporter<p>Robert Costa<p>, Reporter<p>Abigail Hauslohner<p>, Reporter<p>President Trump plans to sign executive orders Wednesday enabling construction of his proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and targeting cities where local leaders refuse to hand over illegal immigrants for deportation, …

Immigration

Update every Apple device you have as soon as possible

If you’re reading this on an Apple device, stop. Go update it.<p>Today, Apple released updates to the operating systems behind all its most popular devices—including the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Apple computers—and although the company often updates its operating systems with minor …

MacBook Pro

Why Is It Taking So Long To Figure Out Planet Nine?

<i>We have the mass and orbital parameters of a large planet in the outer solar system. Astronomers don’t seem to care?</i><p>Nothing short of caring deeply can cause astronomers to publish such a burst of papers on an as-yet theoretical planet, too distant to have already been captured by our numerous …

BT launches the UK's first mesh network for Whole Home Wi-Fi

Mesh networks are a novel way to get good Wi-Fi connectivity in buildings that suffer from "not spots". They're already available from several firms …

Wi-Fi

3D Printed Material 10X Stronger Than Steel

Last September, we wrote about the Hasso-Plattner-Institute in Germany and their R&D on metamaterials, hacking the internal structures of materials to create simple, non-powered machines. By experimenting with various microstructural designs, researchers were able to 3D print simple machines that …

Sulfuric acid clouds on Venus hide a 'bizarre' anomaly that spans the entire planet

Venus is hiding something very, very big.<p>Every so often, a wave of hot air rises up from the planet's Hell-like surface and stretches across its entire diameter. The stationary gravity wave, as it's called, hovers about 40 miles (65 kilometers) above the surface in the shape of a flattened "V", …

Astronomy

Hypersuit promises to let you fly through virtual reality

Virtual reality may very well take us beyond such input devices as game controllers and joysticks. That’s where Hypersuit comes in.<p>The Hypersuit is like an exoskeleton, a suit that makes you feel like you’re flying in virtual reality. You lie on it in a flying position, and you can move your arms …

Virtual Reality

WhatsApp vulnerability explained: by the man who discovered it | Tobias Boelter

Facebook denies it is deliberate loophole but Tobias Boelter sets out what the vulnerability is and why it matters<p>There was an outcry when the Guardian published my information regarding a vulnerability within WhatsApp’s implementation of end-to-end encryption, but much of the response misses the …

Malware infects computers by hiding in browser ad GIFs

Unless you still use Internet Explorer (and please don't do that), you probably don't have to worry about new malware discovered by Eset researchers. However, the Stegano exploit kit shows how adept hackers have become at slipping infected ads past major networks and then hiding the malware from …

Ludicrously Advanced Technologies We Can Expect By The Year 2100

The future is an odd place<p><i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what …

Tiny Bubbles and Force Fields: Feeling the Virtual World With Ultrasound

I pushed my hand forward, palm down, until I could see it on the laptop screen. My real-life hand interrupted a virtual stream of bubbles that I felt …

Google's new Pixel phone hacked in 60 seconds

Uninspiring design aside, Google's new Pixel and Pixel XL are fantastic smartphones that really give the iPhone a run for its money, especially when …

Meet Aila, the German Robot Controlled From Russia With an Exoskeleton

When someone in the exoskeleton moves their hand in Russia, the robot moves its hand in Germany.<p>Meet AILA, a robot designed by the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence or DFKI. DFKI is kind of like a European DARPA more focused on building robots for exploration and human assistance …

This adapter turns any headphones into Bluetooth headphones

We hate to break it to you guys, but the 3.5mm headphone jack is going away. Apple and Lenovo (Motorola) were just the first smartphone makers to get …

Worried Internet Users Flock to Encryption App After Donald Trump Election

The election of Donald Trump has some internet users worried about their privacy and safety, resulting in a significant uptick in demand for the …

Virtual reality powered by ... our minds? '10 years from now, it will seem obvious’

EyeMynd wants to create a system in which thoughts, not handsets, will control our actions in virtual reality worlds<p>Dan Cook first began exploring the commercial potential of brainwave technology 20 years ago, working with a government agency interested in developing better lie detectors and …

Astronomers have found 'intriguing' shadows in new photos of alien solar systems

The scientists were even able to see "intriguing" shadows cast by clouds of gas and dust in two of the images.<p>The photos could help pop more pieces into the longstanding puzzle of how Earth came to exist.<p>Ask an astronomer how planets form, and she'll say parts of a giant wheel of gas and dust …

Astronomy

Clinton concedes to Trump: 'We owe him an open mind'

Hillary Clinton delivered an emotional address Wednesday, channeling a devastating loss to encourage her supporters to give President-elect Donald Trump a chance to lead and to inspire them to never give up in what likely marked the sunset of her political career.<p>Clinton privately conceded the …

GoPro Is Recalling Every Single One of Its New Drones

Beleaguered action camera maker GoPro is recalling its new Karma drone just weeks after it launched, the company announced late Tuesday as many …

At under $5 each, Trump's votes came cheap

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump pulled off one of the biggest upsets in American political history when he toppled Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election on Tuesday - and he did it using far less cash than his rival.<p>A man leans out of a Hummer shouting words in support of Donald …

Xbox Insider Program opens its previews to everyone

The Xbox Preview Program has been helpful for gamers who want to see the future of Microsoft's console software before it's finished, but Microsoft thinks it can do better. It's renaming the offering to the Xbox Insider Program, and instituting key changes both to the software as well as …

MIT Created An Algorithm Called The ‘Nightmare Machine’ That Uses A.I. To Create Horrific Images

The somewhat scary rise of lumbering robots that will surely one day hold humanity under their boot have been covered at great length on Uproxx.com, but those robots will be puppy dogs if their artificial intelligence doesn’t turn evil. Unfortunately for the human race, MIT has developed an …

Three astronauts return to Earth after 115 days on board the ISS

Team from US, Russia and Japan land safely in Kazakhstan after two-day journey back from the International Space Station<p>Three astronauts have landed safely in Kazakhstan following a 115-day mission aboard the the International Space Station.<p>The team included US astronaut Kate Rubins, the first …

In bid to achieve quantum encryption, China set to finish 2,000-kilometer 'quantum link' - ExtremeTech

In bid to achieve quantum encryption, China set to finish 2,000-kilometer ‘quantum link’<p>By on October 28, 2016 at 3:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Find Out If One of Your Devices Helped Break the Internet

If you own Internet of Things devices, it’s time to lock it down.<p>Security experts have been warning for years that the growing number of unsecured Internet of Things devices would bring a wave of unprecedented and catastrophic cyber attacks. Just last month, a hacker publicly released malware code …

Hackers used 'internet of things' devices to cause Friday's massive DDoS cyberattack

Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way.<p>On Friday, epic …

Airbus Will Make Flying Taxis a Reality by 2020

Even as self-driving cars become more and more ubiquitous, there’s one problem that Silicon Valley hasn’t solved: the traffic jam. But Airbus Group, …

Oh Good, MIT Made an AI Nightmare Machine

If Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking’s foreboding pronouncements about the dangers of Artificial Intelligence don’t have you spooked enough, MIT has …