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Instagram’s latest security feature lets you better manage third-party app permissions

Wednesday  18:25,   16 october 2019
msn

See who has your data at a glanceWith a growing number of companies, like photo-printing services and website-building platforms, that ask to import photos from Instagram, it can be hard to keep track of which apps have access to your Instagram... >>>

Motorola’s Moto G8 Plus leaks with triple rear cameras and a 4,000mAh battery

Wednesday  18:25,   16 october 2019
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It’s reportedly set to be unveiled at the end of OctoberThe phone’s three rear cameras will reportedly consist of a 48-megapixel main camera, a 16-megapixel 117-degree wide angle camera, and a third 5-megapixel depth sensor alongside a laser... >>>

How scientists detected water on a potentially habitable exoplanet for the first time

Wednesday  18:25,   16 october 2019
msn

With more than 4,000 exoplanets – planets orbiting stars other than our sun – discovered so far, it may seem like we are on the cusp of finding out whether we are alone in the universe. Sadly though, we don’t know much about these planets – in most... >>>

You can’t use the Pixelbook Pen with the Pixelbook Go

Wednesday  13:20,   16 october 2019
msn

Google’s stylus only works with the Pixelbook and Pixel SlateThe omission is a bit of a disappointment, as it would be nice to see the Go support Google’s own stylus — right now, the Pen only works with the Pixelbook and Google’s Pixel Slate tablet. >>>

Piranha teeth are even more incredible than we thought

Wednesday  13:20,   16 october 2019
bgr

Piranha fish are incredible animals that have gotten a bit of a bad reputation over the years. Though relatively small, the fish sport jaws lined with incredibly sharp teeth that they can use to tear flesh from bone. The fish, which are actually... >>>

Sony is launching its 360-degree audio format this fall

Wednesday  13:20,   16 october 2019
msn

360 Reality Audio will work on the new Amazon Echo StudioAt launch, there will be around 1,000 songs available in 360 Reality Audio, including tracks from artists like Pharrell Williams, Bob Dylan, and Billy Joel. Sony has also captured live... >>>

New computer model predicts where Ebola might strike next

Wednesday  13:20,   16 october 2019
msn

Factors like climate change and greater poverty could make an outbreak more likelyEbola, on average, kills half of all people who contract the virus. In previous outbreaks, the fatality rate has risen to as high as 90 percent. So the ability to... >>>

The biggest announcements, live from Google’s 2019 Pixel event

Wednesday  06:40,   16 october 2019
msn

The TL;DR of Google’s big hardware unveilingWe’re live at the event, and if you want minute-to-minute updates of everything that’s happening, check out our live blog. But if you just want the headlines with the context that you need, we’re putting... >>>

NASA unveils future Moon spacesuits that should be ready by 2024

Wednesday  06:40,   16 october 2019
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There’s still a lot of work to doKnown as the xEMU, this next generation spacesuit builds on the design of suits already worn by astronauts on the International Space Station. These new ensembles are upgraded so that astronauts wearing them can live >>>

Twitter will limit the reach of tweets by certain politicians who break its rules

Wednesday  06:40,   16 october 2019
cnet

Twitter is doing more than just slapping a warning label over offending tweets. Users won't be able to like, reply, share or retweet these tweets. Users will still be able to share the tweet with a comment. "These actions are meant to limit the... >>>

First all-female spacewalk now later this week, says NASA

Wednesday  06:40,   16 october 2019
msn

After an infamous spacesuit flub earlier this year that resulted in accusations of sexism, NASA now plans to carry out the first all-female spacewalk this week, it said Tuesday. The original all-female spacewalk would have featured Koch and Anne... >>>

Water ice on the Moon may be billions of years old

Tuesday  18:10,   15 october 2019
bgr

There's ice on the Moon. Various research efforts have shown this to be the case, and scientists are doing their best to find out exactly how much ice is accessible on the lunar surface. World Space Week 2019 is celebrated from Oct. 4-10... >>>

It’s never been easier to avoid walking. A cargo-carrying robot might change that.

Tuesday  18:10,   15 october 2019
washingtonpost

It's never been easier to avoid walking. A new robot from a Boston startup is designed to make walking easier by carrying your belongings for you.Aside from major ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft, urban dwellers suddenly have access to... >>>

Will hotter temperatures make infections more common?

Tuesday  18:10,   15 october 2019
popsci

Will hotter temperatures make infections more common?The world of human inquiry knows no borders. Infinite lines connect disparate disciplines. From physics to public health, these researchers are pioneering new fields on the fringes of existing... >>>

Fortnite’s black hole has closed, and Chapter 2 is finally here

Tuesday  14:50,   15 october 2019
msn

It took a while, but the black hole did its jobThe new island looks wilder and more untamed than its predecessor, with plenty of forests, mountains, and lakes to explore, but much fewer city or urban locales. It’s different, but the abundance of... >>>