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Oceans" Worth of Water Hidden Deep in Earth, Ultra Rare Diamond Suggests
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 15:00:00 GMT
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A diamond contains the only known sample of a mineral from Earth’s mantle—and hints at oceans’ worth of water hidden deep within our planet



How Squishy Math Is Revealing Doughnuts in the Brain
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 13:00:00 GMT
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Topology, sometimes called rubber sheet geometry, is finding patterns in the brain, drugs and evolution



Moth Wings Are Beautiful in Infrared Light
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 10:45:00 GMT
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Drab brown moths’ infrared glittering could be key to tracking different species through the night



NASA Will Smash the DART Spacecraft Into an Asteroid Today, and You Can Watch Live
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:00:09 +0000
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Earth has been pelted by uncountable space rocks throughout its history, but for the first time, we may have the ability to prevent an impact. NASA is set to test its asteroid deflection technology for the first time some 6.8 million miles away.

The post NASA Will Smash the DART Spacecraft Into an Asteroid Today, and You Can Watch Live appeared first on ExtremeTech.



‘Forever Chemicalsa Found in Every Umbilical Cord Blood Sample in Global Study
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 15:02:42 +0000
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The analyzed samples were up to five years oldameaning PFAS have been nearly ubiquitous for longer than we otherwise might have thought.

The post "Forever Chemicalsa Found in Every Umbilical Cord Blood Sample in Global Study appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Tesla Recalls More Than 1 Million Vehicles for Defective Window Mechanisms
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 13:32:08 +0000
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Many vehicles are ignoring obstructions as the window rolls up, which could result in a nasty pinch.

The post Tesla Recalls More Than 1 Million Vehicles for Defective Window Mechanisms appeared first on ExtremeTech.



UK Police Arrest Alleged GTA 6 Hacker
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 12:42:29 +0000
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UK police say they have arrested a 17-year-old suspect in the case, which has forced Rockstar to acknowledge its upcoming blockbuster title a little early.

The post UK Police Arrest Alleged GTA 6 Hacker appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Windows 11 22H2 Update Causing BSODs, Poor Performance With Nvidia GPUs
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 12:19:32 +0000
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This new version includes a ton of useful additions to the latest Microsoft OS, but it wouldn"t be a Windows update without some bugs.

The post Windows 11 22H2 Update Causing BSODs, Poor Performance With Nvidia GPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Nvidia Unveils RTX 4090 Ray Tracing Benchmarks
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 12:07:07 +0000
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Finally, some actual numbers for the RTX 4090--with a few big caveats.

The post Nvidia Unveils RTX 4090 Ray Tracing Benchmarks appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Apple Begins Making iPhone 14 in India Weeks Ahead of Schedule
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 11:21:22 +0000
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Apple is seeking alternatives to China for production as Xi Jinpingas administration clashes with the U.S. government and imposes lockdowns

Twitter CEO to be deposed in lawsuit against Musk
Date: 0
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Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal will be deposed on Monday as part of the company"s ongoing lawsuit to force Elon Musk to complete his $44 billion acquisition of the social media company.


UK could fine TikTok $29 million over children"s privacy concerns
Date: 0
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The UK said Monday it could impose a multimillion-dollar fine on TikTok after the government found the short-form video platform may have violated children"s privacy.


Apple is making the iPhone 14 in India as China headaches mount
Date: 0
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Apple has started making its new iPhone 14 in India, as the technology giant looks to diversify its supply chain away from China.


This guy is using AI to make a movie a and you can help decide what happens next
Date: 0
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"Salt" resembles many science-fiction films from the "70s and early "80s, complete with 35mm footage of space freighters and moody alien landscapes. But while it looks like a throwback, the way it was created points to what could be a new frontier for making movies.


Iran"s sweeping internet blackouts are a serious cause for concern
Date: 0
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When Iranian authorities pulled the plug on the internet in 2019 amid anti-government protests, the international community struggled to track the civilian carnage that followed.


The internet"s new favorite video game is like "Guitar Hero" but with trombones
Date: 0
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If you liked "Guitar Hero" but wished it had more brass instruments, you"re in luck.


Larry Page"s electric air taxi startup is winding down
Date: 0
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Kittyhawk, the electric air taxi startup backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, announced Wednesday that it plans to "wind down" operations.


Amazon"s Bezos, Jassy must testify in FTC investigation
Date: 0
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and CEO Andy Jassy must testify in an ongoing Federal Trade Commission probe into whether the company misled people into subscribing to Amazon Prime and other services, the agency said Wednesday.


Florida asks Supreme Court to rule on its controversial social media law
Date: 0
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Florida has asked the Supreme Court to rule on whether states may force social media companies to host content they would rather remove a setting up a potential landmark battle over digital speech rights and content moderation that could reshape the country"s relationship with the First Amendment.


What to know about the new Windows 11 update
Date: 0
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Nearly one year after Microsoft launched its flagship Windows 11, the tech giant has officially rolled out its first major update to the operating system.


Twitch plans to crack down on gambling livestreams amid backlash
Date: 0
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Live-streaming giant Twitch on Tuesday said it will take additional steps to crack down on unlicensed gambling content on its platform after facing backlash from some of its top creators.


TikTok to require verification of political accounts and ban political fundraising
Date: 0
From https:
TikTok has begun to require "mandatory verification" for political accounts based in the United States and will be prohibiting all political fundraising on its short-video platform, the company said Wednesday.


Saudi Arabia buys pair of SpaceX astronaut seats from Axiom
Date: 0
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Saudi Arabia is planning to launch two astronauts to the International Space Station aboard a space capsule from Elon Musk"s SpaceX, becoming the latest Gulf nation to strengthen ties with private U.S. space companies, according to three people familiar with the arrangement.


FTC probes Amazon"s $1.7 billion acquisition of Roomba maker iRobot
Date: 0
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The Federal Trade Commission is taking a closer look at Amazon"s proposed acquisition of iRobot, the company that produces the Roomba series of automated vacuum cleaners, according to a financial disclosure on Tuesday.


Twitter to depose Elon Musk next week
Date: 0
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Twitter"s lawyers are set to question Elon Musk in a deposition that could last up to three day starting Sept. 26 as part of ongoing litigation over their $44 billion acquisition deal, according to a court filing Tuesday.


Crypto firm Wintermute hit by $160 million theft
Date: 0
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Hackers have stolen around $160 million worth of cryptocurrency from crypto market maker Wintermute, the company said Tuesday. The incident marks the latest in a growing list of large crypto thefts this year.


Apple plans fix for bug that users say makes iPhone 14 Pro camera shake uncontrollably
Date: 0
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Apple said it is working on a software fix after some users who recently purchased an iPhone 14 Pro or iPhone 14 Pro Max reported their devices" rear-facing cameras shook "uncontrollably" and made strange noises when using social media apps.


Here"s why tech companies keep paying millions to settle lawsuits in Illinois
Date: 0
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Regulators have spent years trying to make big tech companies pay for the ways they harvest and, at times, abuse users" data. One state, meanwhile, is literally making them pay up a and pay out directly to consumers.


Twitter founder Jack Dorsey to be deposed in Twitter v. Musk case
Date: 0
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Twitter co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey will be questioned on Tuesday morning by lawyers for the company and Elon Musk as part of the court fight over their $44 billion acquisition deal, according to a notice of a deposition filed Monday.


"Grand Theft Auto" leaks emerge online after publisher hit by "network intrusion"
Date: 0
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Rockstar Games confirmed on Monday that hackers had leaked some unreleased footage from its next iteration of the wildly popular "Grand Theft Auto" franchise.


Minister slaps down Optusas hack claim
Date: 0
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Speaking on television on Monday night, Cyber Security Minister Clare OaNeil brushed off one of Optusas claims in the wake of its security breach.


Big offer to hacked Optus customers
Date: 0
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Optus has offered a major olive branch to customers amost affecteda by last weekas cyberattack as the storm around the telco grows.


Hacked Aussies could see big payout
Date: 0
From https:
An investigation into the cyberattack affecting nearly 10 million Aussies could result in justice for disgruntled customers.


Meteor simulation at Tasmanian school fools thousands
Date: 0
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A ameteor landinga at an Australian school has sent thousands into a panic, forcing emergency services to make an important clarification.


Optus reveals freebie for hacked Aussies
Date: 0
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Optus has announced a huge freebie for some of the millions of Australians who were hacked in last weekas massive cyberattack.


Mysterious find in middle of ocean
Date: 0
From https:
Satellite images have captured a brand new island on Australiaas doorstep which suddenly emerged in the Pacific Ocean just days ago.


Tesla recalls 1.1 million cars to address power window problem
Date: 0
From https:
Electric car brand says a widespread software glitch in America places vehicle occupants at increased risk of personal injury.


Concerning detail buried in Optus leak
Date: 0
From https:
An alarming detail hidden in the Optus hacking drama has emerged as the telco continues to deal with the fallout of the cyber attack.


aTriple threata of wild weather to hit east
Date: 0
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Australians are battling their way through a wild and wet start to spring, with flood risks remaining in several areas.


Optus executive savaged in awkward interview
Date: 0
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An Optus executive has struggled through a radio interview this morning, appearing unable to answer a number of questions about the hack.


Amazing discovery in cave in Israel
Date: 0
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Archaeologists have made a aonce-in-a-lifetimea discovery in Israel, uncovering stunning pottery pieces and bronze artefacts.


Tragic detail before 5yo boy killed in flood
Date: 0
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A tragic detail in a Sydney familyas trip to Dubbo was captured on video just hours before their young son died inside their car, submerged in flood waters.


Government plans big change amid Optus fallout
Date: 0
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The Federal government is expected to announce big security changes after millions of Optus customers had their personal data stolen.


Russiaas extreme move backfires badly
Date: 0
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President Vladimir Putinas desperate attempt to restore Russian military numbers in Ukraine has dramatically backfired.


Impressive SUV is back with a vengeance
Date: 0
From https:
An award-winning SUV has made a triumphant return after a substantial absence, but it comes with an eye opening price tag.


Man aposed as boy to get child sex picsa: cops
Date: 0
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A man pretended to be a 14-year-old boy online to trick underage girls into sending him indecent photos, police allege.


Optus opposed strengthening Privacy Act
Date: 0
From https:
The AFP is monitoring the dark web as fears grow stolen Optus customer data is already being sold online.


Bidenas huge call on Aus nuclear subs
Date: 0
From https:
The US is in talks to build Australiaas first nuclear-powered submarines to provide a fleet ASAP to respond to Chinaas growing military.


Call for sex ban for meat-eating men
Date: 0
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An animal rights group has demanded men who eat meat should be banned from having sex, urging women to go on a sex strike to asave the worlda.


First sign youave been hacked
Date: 0
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A cyber expert has explained how Optus customers will know theyave been hacked, after the telco suffered a major cyber attack that left millions compromised.


Luxury brandas bold new car exposed
Date: 0
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This breakout luxury car brand has developed a new car that could breathe new life into an endangered car species.


How amiraclea jab became national flop
Date: 0
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Novavax was hailed as the fix to Australiaas low inoculation rate and athe vaccine for anti-vaxxersa. So why are millions of doses destined for the bin?


Wild September 24 doomsday conspiracy
Date: 0
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A conspiracy theory has gone viral on TikTok, suggesting there will be a world-ending solar flare on September 24.


Shock extent of Optus hack revealed
Date: 0
From https:
A major breach of Optusa customer data dates back several years and was likely the result of one key thing.


Sinister detail in Optus scandal
Date: 0
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The hackers at the centre of the scandal that has left the personal details of millions of Aussies compromised made use of a sinister tactic.


New car brandas amazing claim
Date: 0
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A new start-up car company has made a bold claim about its newest SUV, but there is one big issue holding it back.


Number of stranded whales rescued revealed
Date: 0
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Rescuers have managed to save a significant number of pilot whales in a single day after hundreds were stranded on Tasmaniaas west coast.


Optus CEO holds back tears amid shock reveal
Date: 0
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Optus CEO Kelly Bayer Rosmarin has offered an emotional apology to customers after the telco was accused of afailinga its customers.


Australiaas $1.5 billion tool to defeat China
Date: 0
From https:
Australiaas still struggling to buy submarines. But itas getting 12 new hi-tech sub-hunters, in a $1.5 billion deal that comes with a big catch.


What to do if youare an Optus customer
Date: 0
From https:
Days after a huge cyber attack compromised the personal details of nearly 10 million Australians, Optusa CEO has only two words of advice.


LinkedIn ran undisclosed social experiments on 20 million users for years to study job success
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 02:00:23 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
LinkedIn ran social experiments on 20 million of its users to improve its platform, but it brings up questions concerning ethics.