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Did Cambridge Analytica get your data? You'll know soon

NEW YORK (AP) — Anyone who's been wondering if their private Facebook data might have been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal will soon get …

Cambridge Analytica

Facebook wiped Zuckerberg's conversations from people's inboxes

Facebook recently paid for full-page newspaper adverts claiming that it had a "responsibility to protect your information," adding that if it couldn't, it didn't "deserve it." It is, therefore, slightly unfortunate that just weeks later, the site has been forced to admit that it bent its own rules …

Under a millimeter wide and powered by light, these tiny cameras could hide almost anywhere

As if there weren’t already cameras enough in this world, researchers created a new type that is both microscopic and self-powered, making it possible to embed just about anywhere and have it work perpetually. It’s undoubtedly cool technology, but it’s probably also going to cause a spike in …

Study: Trump Benefited From 'Overwhelmingly Negative' Tone Of Election News Coverage

Depending on who you believe, Donald Trump won the election because of Russian hackers, last-minute FBI announcements, fake news, or because Hillary Clinton was a bad candidate. A new study from the Harvard Kennedy School pins the blame on the news media—specifically the “overwhelmingly negative” …

Donald Trump

The Food Lab's Complete Guide to Sous Vide Steak

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>Steak is one of the most popular foods for first-time sous vide enthusiasts to cook, and with good reason. Cooking steak the traditional way, in a cast iron skillet or on the grill, leaves lots of room …

BBQ

Clinton’s inaugural address: What Hillary should say right before Donald Trump takes the stage

A call for a shadow government that will watchdog everything Trump and Congress do<p><i>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.</i><p><i>Imagine that a day or two before Donald Trump’s inauguration, Hillary Clinton, as the candidate who received the greatest number of votes — and after a period of</i> …

List of Consistency Models for Cloud Storage Services

Consistency Models of Cloud Storage Services<p>By Florian<p>In Article, CloudRail<p>This article compares consistency models of all major cloud storage …

Donald Trump's Instagram Following Is Full Of Bots And Russians

Donald Trump is (in)famous for his Twitter skills, as capable of stirring up the most violent of human emotions in the digital sphere as he is in person. Trump, just like his opponent Hillary Clinton, has benefitted from an extraordinary bot army on the platform, whether he helped foster its …

Donald Trump

Leaders of Oregon standoff acquitted of federal charges

PORTLAND, Ore. — The leaders of an armed group who seized a national wildlife refuge in rural Oregon were acquitted Thursday in the 41-day standoff that brought new attention to a long-running dispute over control of federal lands in the U.S. West.<p>A jury found brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy not …

Oregon

Keeping Faith for the Cubs, at 108 Years Old

Hazel Nilson was born two months before the hard-luck Chicago team’s last World Series win. Now she wants another<p>Sunapee, N.H.<p>As Game 1 of the 2016 World Series began, Hazel Nilson took a seat in the sturdy red chair in her living room and turned to the television. Like millions of other baseball …

Baseball

Trump Surges Ahead of Clinton in Poll Conducted by His Brain

NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—Donald Trump has surged ahead of Hillary Clinton in a new poll conducted by Trump's brain.<p>The poll, taken after Trump’s brain perceived that he demolished Clinton in the third and final Presidential debate, shows him ahead of Clinton, sixty-four per cent to thirty-one …

Tesla is on the verge of completely changing the way it does business

Musk and the team never live up to the ambitious expectations they establish, and for good reason. There is nothing to be gained from aiming low if you're trying to reinvent a 100-year-old technology like the automobile.<p>That pattern was already due to be modified if not changed outright, as Tesla …

BBC's student-friendly Micro:bit programmable computer to launch worldwide

By any measure, the BBC Micro:Bit has been a roaring success. The diminutive computer has found its way into the hands of more than one million children, and is a core part of computing education in the UK. It has even attracted the support of Samsung, Microsoft, and ARM, who assisted in the …

Robots

AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong that retaking Mosul not worth it

WASHINGTON (AP) — A claim from the final presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:<p>DONALD TRUMP: "We don't gain anything" by restoring Iraqi government control of Mosul. "Iran is taking over Iraq."<p>THE FACTS: Actually, "we" do. Mosul is Iraq's second-largest city and has been the …

These tiny, wearable robots can cling to your clothes and drive around your body

They may one day assemble into a screen on your arm.<p>Wearables generally stay in place, like on your wrist or clipped under clothes, but they won’t always be so stationary.<p>At a conference in Tokyo on Monday, researchers from MIT and Stanford shared new miniature on-body robots they’ve developed, …

Could the WikiLeaks Dump Actually Be Good For Hillary Clinton?

Without the polish of the campaign, she's more interesting, more honest and more pragmatic.<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p><b>Tom Friedman</b>, <i>The New York Times</i> columnist and international brand, can't get enough of the <b>Hillary Clinton</b> found in WikiLeaks.<p>“I love WikiHillary,” …

Donald Trump

Wikileaks Claims Ecuador Cut Assange's Internet After Clinton Leak - UPDATED

Is Julian Assange’s five-year stay at the Ecuadorian embassy in London about to come to an abrupt end? Wikileaks claimed its leader had his internet access cut by Ecuador on Saturday 5pm GMT, shortly after it released more of Hillary Clinton’s private paid speeches to Goldman Sachs.<p>Wikileaks made …

Julian Assange

Science Needs The Nobels More Than Movies Need The Oscars

Last week, the Nobel committee announced that the 2016 Literature Prize would go to Bob Dylan, “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”, nominally bringing the Nobel announcement season to a close. Of course, giving the Nobel Prize to an American musician …

Nobel Prize

Donald Trump wants to 'drain the swamp' in Washington by putting term limits on Congress

Donald Trump proposed congressional term limits Tuesday as part of an ethics package meant to highlight his accusations that Hillary Clinton is corrupt and beholden to special interests.<p>Trump did not specify the length of the limits during a speech here. But he promised that, if elected, he would …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's Email Servers Are Very Unsecure

While the email practices of the Democrats and the Clinton camp are grabbing all the headlines recently, Republican presidential candidate Donald …

Watch Tom Cruise Run for 18 Minutes Straight in Massive Montage

“I’m sorry, John, but you’re going to have to run again.”<p>Burger Fiction has put together a collection of what they claim is every Tom Cruise running …

These augmented reality goggles let you play games and chat to friends hands-free while skiing

RideOn goggles let you experience augmented reality while skiing or snowboarding.<p>The goggles let you chat with your friends, while also giving you virtual games to play as you go down the slopes. The inventors say none of the features are distracting.<p>Watch the video to learn how AR works on the …

Hacked in Space: Are Satellites the Next Cybersecurity Battleground?

So many of the mundane, earthly things we rely on, from GPS to making a credit card transaction, are made possible by satellites orbiting beyond that blue sky, thousands of miles outside of Earth.<p>Space may feel like an untouchable realm, but as the systems we have in place get older, they're …

Cybersecurity

Love that new Mac smell? Now you can buy a candle that smells like a freshly-opened Apple product

I thought it was just me, but apparently I’m not the only one who tends to take a long extended whiff every time I crack open a new Apple product. There’s just something about the smell that’s so ridiculously pleasing to the senses.<p>Apparently the fine folks over at Apple accessory maker TwelveSouth …

MacBook

Kim Kardashian back after being held at gunpoint in $10 million Paris robbery

PARIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Reality TV star Kim Kardashian returned to New York "badly shaken" on Monday after being robbed at gunpoint in her Paris residence by masked men who stole some $10 million worth of jewelry.<p>Kardashian, wearing sunglasses and with her head bowed, was pictured entering her …

Reality TV

Chip Cards Are Still Frustrating And Confusing People

Chip cards have been around for about a year now—or at least, on October 1 last year, retailers were required to start using chip card terminals or take on fraud liability themselves—but consumers still aren’t used to them, a new study has found. About eight out of 10 shoppers are confused about …

Identity Theft

Fall in Love with the Problem, Not the Solution

The explosion of “design thinking” mentions in corporate settings has completed the phrase’s journey from revolutionary concept to <i>Harvard Business</i> …

Design

Anti-Defamation League adds 'Pepe the Frog' meme to hate list

Formerly known as the "Sad Frog" meme, the symbol has shown up on social media wearing a Hitler-like mustache, a yarmulke or a Klan hood.<p>The Anti-Defamation League has added the "Pepe the Frog" meme, a cartoon image of a frog's face, to its database of online hate symbols, which includes symbols …

Social Media