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Most people now think artificial intelligence poses a threat to the human race, study claims

Friday  04:45,   26 april 2019
dailymail.co.uk

A new poll of 1,004 registered voters in the U.S. found that 57 percent of them believe AI is a 'threat to the human race,' which is a three percentage point increase from last... >>>

‘Peaky Blinders’ Virtual Reality Game Will Pitch Players Into the Action

Friday  02:35,   26 april 2019
variety

“Peaky Blinders” fans will be able to join the gang – virtually – in a new VR game that will allow players to interact with characters from the hit series. Start-up immersive studio Maze Theory teamed with the show’s producers and is making the... >>>

Facebook's Email-Harvesting Practice Is Under Investigation in N.Y.

Friday  00:35,   26 april 2019
bloomberg

New York’s top cop is opening an investigation into Facebook Inc.’s collection of 1.5 million users’ email address books without their permission. The probe by New York Attorney General Letitia James will cover a practice that involved customers who >>>

A photographer captured pictures of Saturn 'touching' the moon with his smartphone, and the shots are stunning

Thursday  23:51,   25 april 2019
businessinsider

Grant Petersen of South Africa spent months preparing to photograph the conjunction of the moon and Saturn using a Galaxy S8 phone and a... >>>

Check out the first pics of the asteroid crater made by a Japanese spacecraft

Thursday  23:51,   25 april 2019
theverge

Hayabusa2 found its explosive... >>>

The universe seems to be expanding faster than all expectations

Thursday  23:50,   25 april 2019
nationalgeographic

New evidence deepens a mystery around the Hubble constant, one of the most important numbers in... >>>

CIA officially launches its Instagram account

Thursday  23:50,   25 april 2019
theverge

And for an intelligence agency, it’s pretty... >>>

A $5 billion fine from the FTC is huge — unless you’re Facebook

Thursday  23:50,   25 april 2019
recode.net

The $3 billion to $5 billion fine Facebook says it expects from the FTC probably won’t be enough to change its behavior. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Verizon Announces Official Prices for the Galaxy S10 5G and It Sure Ain't Cheap

Thursday  23:45,   25 april 2019
gizmodo

Featuring a massive 6.7-inch screen, a big 4,600 mAh battery, bonus 3D time-of-flight sensor, and of course a built-in 5G modem, we knew the Galaxy S10 5G wasn’t going to be cheap. But now that Verizon has officially announced pricing for the S10... >>>

Google knows everywhere you go — here's how to stop it from tracking you and delete the logs

Thursday  23:45,   25 april 2019
cnbc

If you use Google apps on your phone, Google keeps a log of everywhere you go with stunning detail. Here's how to stop Google from tracking your location and delete its log of where you've... >>>

Wii U Port is Nintendo’s Top Selling Switch Game

Thursday  21:31,   25 april 2019
variety

Nintendo’s top-selling game for the Switch is “Mario Kart 8 Deluxe,” a port of the Wii U’s most popular game, with the title selling 16.69 million copies since the game’s release on the Switch in April 2017. The game topped the second most popular... >>>

SpaceX escape engines were test fired before mishap: panel

Thursday  21:31,   25 april 2019
reuters

A NASA safety panel said on Thursday that Saturday's accident on a SpaceX astronaut capsule happened after eight engines were test fired, but offered scant details on what caused the mishap or the extent of the damage. NASA's Aerospace Safety... >>>

Samsung’s Galaxy View 2 is a 17-inch portable TV that happens to be a tablet

Thursday  21:30,   25 april 2019
theverge

With a massive 12,000mAh... >>>

Apple recalls AC wall plug adapters due to electric shock risk

Thursday  21:30,   25 april 2019
cnet

Plugs were recalled in Hong Kong, Singapore and the United... >>>

Google Duo rolls out group calling to select regions

Thursday  21:30,   25 april 2019
msn

On Tuesday, Google Indonesia announced via Twitter that Duo, Google's answer to FaceTime and Skype, has begun rolling out across the country, supporting group video calls with up to four... >>>