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Inhaled nanoparticles can clog up our arteries, spur cardiovascular disease

Human and mouse data suggest that nanoparticles glom onto inflamed plaques. Enlarge (credit: Getty | AFP) Air pollution is a big killer. Researchers estimate that smog—particularly the tiniest particles in the mix—contributes to the early.....»»

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Miami sextortion case asks if a suspect can be forced to decrypt an iPhone

Does the Fifth Amendment mean you don't have to hand over your password? Enlarge / Hencha Voigt (left) is accused of extorting Julieanna Goddard (right). For now, Voigt is refusing to enter the passcode to her seized iPhone. (credit: Hencha Voig.....»»

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SpaceX looks to break into national security launch market on Sunday

Not much is known about the National Reconnaissance Observatory's NROL-76 satellite. For unknown reasons, the NROL-76 Mission Patch depicts Lewis & Clark heading out to explore the newly purchased Louisiana Territory. (credit: NRO) In 2014,.....»»

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Acer Predator X27: 4K, HDR, and 144Hz G-Sync for the ultimate gaming monitor

There's no price or release date just yet, but expect it to be very expensive. Acer has unveiled what may just be the perfect gaming monitor—so long as you don't like ultrawides, at least. The.....»»

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Miami sextortion case asks if a suspect be forced to decrypt an iPhone

Does the Fifth Amendment mean you don't have to hand over your password? Enlarge / Hencha Voigt (left) is accused of extorting Julieanna Goddard (right). For now, Voigt is refusing to enter the passcode to her seized iPhone. (credit: Hencha Voig.....»»

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Nintendo 2DS XL: A handheld for gamers who can’t afford a Switch

Console ditches 3D but keeps processing power and clamshell design of New 3DS XL. Like the look of the Nintendo Switch, but aren't quite old enough to party on a rooftop with impossibly attractiv.....»»

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Trump’s first 100 days: The good, the bad, and the ugly for tech and science

NASA stalls, net neutrality goes on life support, coal wins, and pollution reigns. Enlarge (credit: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg) The first 100 days of President Donald Trump's administration come to a close Saturday. By any account, this president.....»»

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Oddities start to emerge from deeper analyses of LHC data

Strange quarks showing up often, muons not as frequently as expected. Enlarge / The magnets of the LHCb detector. (credit: NSF/CERN) The Large Hadron Collider has generated a staggering amount of data in its years of operation; it's enough dat.....»»

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Lawsuit: Fox News group hacked, surveilled, and stalked ex-host Andrea Tantaros

Lawsuit: After a sexual harassment claim, Fox News planted spyware on ex-host's computer. Andrea Tantaros claims that she was stalked and harassed by multiple Twitter accounts that were coordinated by Fox News executives after she filed a sexual.....»»

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Microsoft 3Q17: Cloud, Office, Windows strong, Surface slumps

Phone revenue is basically wiped out. (credit: Julien GONG Min) In its third quarter of its 2017 financial year, Microsoft posted revenue of $22.1 billion, up 8 percent year-on-year, with an operating income of $5.6 billion, up 6 percent on a.....»»

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Inside Formula E’s push for ever-better electric motors with Andretti and TE Connectivity

Even a tiny difference in the position of a sensor can make all the difference. Enlarge (credit: LAT Images / Formula E via Getty Images) Now in its third season, Formula E has yet to shake some of its detractors. Sure, the batteries in each.....»»

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Ars Technica Live: Why it’s important to defend hackers, even the not nice ones

Lawyer Mark Jaffe has represented weev, Matthew Keys, and Deric Lostutter. Ars Live #12, filmed by Chris Schodt and produced by Jennifer Hahn. (video link)On June 13, 2017, Mark Jaffe is set to appear before the 9th US Circuit Court of.....»»

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Police story differs from videos of man dragged from United flight [Updated]

Roughed up passenger and United strike an out-of-court settlement. Enlarge UPDATE April 27: United Airlines and the roughed-up passenger have agreed to an undisclosed, out-of-court settlement. Original story from April 25: Aviation authori.....»»

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Acer debuts see-through trackpad gaming laptop and a slew of affordable notebooks

The company's big annual event brought updated laptops for all. Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) NEW YORK—Acer's big press conference last year brought new Chromebooks for work, a new Aspire laptop, and a tablet for the elderly. This ye.....»»

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New analysis relocates the “hobbit” on the human family tree

Were humans migrating out of Africa much earlier than we realized? Enlarge / Artist's impression of the hobbit. (credit: Katrina Kenny, SA Museum) The story of how modern humans got to be where we are is constantly changing as new evidence is.....»»

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Russian-controlled telecom hijacks financial services’ Internet traffic

Visa, MasterCard, and Symantec among dozens affected by "suspicious" BGP mishap. Enlarge / A map that visualizes network changes being announced by Rostelecom. (credit: BGPmon) On Wednesday, large chunks of network traffic belonging to MasterC.....»»

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Throttling of websites and online services might help customers, FCC says

The FCC will now take your comments on whether to kill net neutrality. (credit: Elliott Brown) You can now start filing public comments on the Federal Communications Commission plan to eliminate net neutrality rules. The FCC today opened the d.....»»

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Senior official: NASA will delay first flight of new SLS rocket until 2019

The space agency is now likely to miss Congress' original deadline by three years. Enlarge / We now know for sure that NASA's SLS rocket will not take flight in 2017. (credit: NASA) NASA has decided it must delay the maiden flight of its Space.....»»

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Uber pleads with judge to move Waymo case into arbitration

Will arbitration work in Waymo's trade secret case? Enlarge / An Uber driverless Ford Fusion drives in Pittsburgh in 2016. (credit: Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images) Uber's love for arbitration is well-known, and it has sought to move its d.....»»

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Report: Apple wants to let you exchange money with your friends

First-party money transfer service would compete with Paypal, Google, and more. Enlarge / Apple's Craig Federighi talks up Apple Pay on the Web. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Rumors about an Apple-backed peer-to-peer payments system that could.....»»

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