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CDC ditches 5-day COVID isolation, argues COVID is becoming flu-like

The agency released a unified "practical" guidance for respiratory viruses. Enlarge / A view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta. (credit: Getty | Nathan Posner) COVID-19 is becomin.....»»

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Apple changes course, will keep iPhone EU web apps how they are in iOS 17.4

Alternative browsers can pin web apps, but they only run inside Apple's WebKit. Enlarge / EU legislation has pushed a number of changes previously thought unthinkable in Apple products, including USB-C ports in iPhones sold in Eu.....»»

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Huge funding round makes “Figure” Big Tech’s favorite humanoid robot company

Investors Microsoft, OpenAI, Nvidia, Jeff Bezos, and Intel value Figure at $2.6B. Enlarge / The Figure 01 and a few spare parts. Obviously they are big fans of aluminum. (credit: Figure) Humanoid robotics company Figure.....»»

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WhatsApp finally forces Pegasus spyware maker to share its secret code

Israeli spyware maker loses fight to only share information on installation. Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto / Contributor | NurPhoto) WhatsApp will soon be granted access to explore the "full functionality" of the NSO Group's.....»»

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US prescription market hamstrung for 9 days (so far) by ransomware attack

Patients having trouble getting lifesaving meds have the AlphV crime group to thank. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Nine days after a Russian-speaking ransomware syndicate took down the biggest US health care payment pro.....»»

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Report: Boeing may reacquire Spirit at higher price despite hating optics

Spirit was initially spun out from Boeing Commercial Airplanes in 2005. Enlarge (credit: Bloomberg / Contributor | Bloomberg) Amid safety scandals involving "many loose bolts" and widespread problems with Boeing's 737 Ma.....»»

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Hugging Face, the GitHub of AI, hosted code that backdoored user devices

Malicious submissions have been a fact of life for code repositories. AI is no different. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Code uploaded to AI developer platform Hugging Face covertly installed backdoors and other types of.....»»

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Judge mocks X for “vapid” argument in Musk’s hate speech lawsuit

Judge to X lawyer: “I’m trying to figure out in my mind how that’s possibly true." Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto / Contributor | NurPhoto) It looks like Elon Musk may lose X's lawsuit against hate speech researchers wh.....»»

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Rocket Report: Astra warns of “imminent” bankruptcy; Falcon Heavy launch delay

"We’ve worked through a number of issues that delayed the launch from last summer." Enlarge / Static fire test of the Falcon 9 rocket that will launch the Crew 8 mission in early March. (credit: SpaceX) Welcome to Edit.....»»

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Daily Telescope: Two nebulae in Orion for the price of one

What happens if you observe the same patch of sky every night all winter? Enlarge / The Flame and Horsehead nebulae in Orion. (credit: Andrew Desrosiers) Welcome to the Daily Telescope. There is a little too much dark.....»»

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Elon Musk sues OpenAI and Sam Altman, accusing them of chasing profits

OpenAI is now a "closed-source de facto subsidiary" of Microsoft, says lawsuit. Enlarge (credit: Anadolu Agency / Contributor | Anadolu) Elon Musk has sued OpenAI and its chief executive Sam Altman for breach of contract.....»»

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Emulation community expresses defiance in wake of Nintendo’s Yuzu lawsuit

"EmuDev" coders cite precautions, legal differences they say will offer protection. Enlarge / Power (glove) to the people. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Nintendo's recent lawsuit against Switch emulator maker Yuzu seems writte.....»»

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Gastrointestinal disease explodes in Ala. elementary school; 773 kids out

Highly contagious norovirus is the leading suspect; four other area schools affected. Enlarge / An electron micrograph of norovirus. (credit: Getty| BSIP) Officials in Alabama have shut down an elementary school for the.....»»

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For Virgin Galactic, becoming profitable means a pause in flying to space

Virgin Galactic has just one more flight planned for its only operational spaceship. Enlarge / Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity rocket plane ignites its rocket motor moments after release from a jet-powered carrier aircraft high above.....»»

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Tesla must face racism class action from 6,000 Black workers, judge rules

Black factory workers can sue Tesla collectively; trial set for October 2024. Enlarge / Tesla factory in Fremont, California, on September 18, 2023. (credit: Getty Images | Justin Sullivan ) Tesla must face a class-actio.....»»

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AI-generated articles prompt Wikipedia to downgrade CNET’s reliability rating

Futurism report highlights the reputational cost of publishing AI-generated content. Enlarge (credit: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto/Getty Images) Wikipedia has downgraded tech website CNET's reliability rating following extensiv.....»»

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HP wants you to pay up to $36/month to rent a printer that it monitors

"Never own a printer again." Enlarge / The HP Envy 6020e is one of the printers available for rent. (credit: HP) HP launched a subscription service today that rents people a printer, allots them a specific amount of pri.....»»

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Study finds link between marijuana use and cardiovascular disease

Researchers call for more studies to understand why they're linked. Enlarge / A cannabis flower is seen at East End Flower Farm, in Mattituck, New York, on November 16, 2023. (credit: Getty | CECILIA SANCHEZ) Survey da.....»»

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Meet the winners of the 2024 Dance Your PhD Contest

"One of the main messages I wanted to convey... is that differences lead to diversity." Weliton Menário Costa of the Australian National University won the 2024 Dance Your PhD contest with "Kangaroo Time." We've been following the.....»»

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Apple orders 10 episodes of a Neuromancer TV series

The novel will finally make it to the screen after decades of false starts. Enlarge / A cover image for Neuromancer included in Apple's press release. (credit: Apple) It's been a long time coming: A TV series adapted fro.....»»

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