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Google makes it easier for users to switch on advanced account protection

The strict requirement for two physical keys is now eased when passkeys are used. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Google is making it easier for people to lock down their accounts with strong multifactor authentication by.....»»

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$500 aluminum version of the Analogue Pocket looks like the Game Boy’s final form

Other Pocket iterations have stuck to colorful (and cheaper) plastic. Enlarge / Analogue is launching another limited edition version of its Pocket console, this time with an anodized aluminum body and buttons. (credit: Analogue.....»»

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Much of Neanderthal genetic diversity came from modern humans

Neanderthals' low diversity means their population was even smaller than we thought. Enlarge (credit: Halamka) The basic outline of the interactions between modern humans and Neanderthals is now well established. The two.....»»

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Nearly all AT&T subscribers’ call records stolen in Snowflake cloud hack

Six months of call and text records taken from AT&T workspace on cloud platform. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images ) AT&T today said a breach on a third-party cloud platform exposed the call and text records of.....»»

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500 million-year-old fossil is the earliest branch of the spider’s lineage

A local fossil collector in Morocco found the specimen decades ago. Enlarge (credit: UNIVERSITY OF LAUSANNE) In the early 2000s, local fossil collector Mohamed ‘Ou Said’ Ben Moula discovered numerous fossils at Fezou.....»»

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Elon Musk’s X faces big EU fines as paid checkmarks are ruled deceptive

Paid "verification" deceives X users and violates Digital Services Act, EU says. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto) Elon Musk's overhaul of the Twitter verification system deceives users and violates the Digital S.....»»

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Partial automated driving systems don’t make driving safer, study finds

Many driver assists do increase safety, but little evidence lane keeping is one. Enlarge / Nissan's ProPilot Assist was one of two partially automated driving systems to be studied for crash safety improvements. (credit: Nissan).....»»

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Arduino’s Plug and Make Kit lets your hacking imagination run wild, sans solder

Daisy-chain tiny boards into weather stations, game controllers, and way more. Enlarge / Having this on the wall, right by your front door, would serve the purpose of informing guests where your priorities lie. (credit: Arduino).....»»

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Captain America: Brave New World teaser introduces Red Hulk to the MCU

There's quite a few familiar characters from 2008's The Incredible Hulk. Anthony Mackie wields the shield in Captain America: Brave New World. Marvel Studios has dropped the first teaser for Captain America: Brave New World, star An.....»»

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New app releases for Apple Vision Pro have fallen dramatically since launch

Apple struggles to attract content from developers for its $3,500 headset. Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple is struggling to attract fresh content for its innovative Vision Pro headset, with just a fraction of the ap.....»»

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Exim vulnerability affecting 1.5M servers lets attackers attach malicious files

Based on past attacks, it wouldn’t be surprising to see active targeting this time, too. Enlarge More than 1.5 million email servers are vulnerable to attacks that can deliver executable attachments to user accounts,.....»»

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Lion brothers in search of mates just set a record for longest-known swim

Brothers Jacob and Tibu braved hungry hippos and crocodiles to make the crossing. Enlarge / The intrepid three-legged lion Jacob and his brother Tibu prepare for a hunt. (credit: Alexander Braczkowski) On February 4, sc.....»»

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Earliest known ancestors of scorpions were tiny sea beasts

A local fossil collector in Morocco found the specimen decades ago. Enlarge (credit: UNIVERSITY OF LAUSANNE) In the early 2000s, local fossil collector Mohamed ‘Ou Said’ Ben Moula discovered numerous fossils at Fezou.....»»

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SpaceX’s unmatched streak of perfection with the Falcon 9 rocket is over

An investigation into the engine failure could delay SpaceX's upcoming crew launches. Enlarge / Numerous pieces of ice fell off the second stage of the Falcon 9 rocket during its climb into orbit from Vandenberg Space Force Base,.....»»

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Rocket Report: Chinese firm suffers another failure; Ariane 6 soars in debut

"This powers Europe back into space.” Enlarge / The Ariane 6 rocket takes flight for the first time on July 9, 2024. (credit: ESA - S. Corvaja) Welcome to Edition 7.02 of the Rocket Report! The highlight of this week w.....»»

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Peer review is essential for science. Unfortunately, it’s broken.

There's no incentive to fix the system, which was never designed to catch fraud anyway. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) Rescuing Science: Restoring Trust in an Age of Doubt was the most difficult book I.....»»

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Scientists built real-life “stillsuit” to recycle astronaut urine on space walks

Prototype would replace multi-layered adult diapers currently worn on space walks. Enlarge / The Fremen on Arrakis wear full-body "stillsuits" that recycle absorbed sweat and urine into potable water. (credit: Warner Bros.).....»»

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DVDs are dying right as streaming has made them appealing again

You don't know what you've got till it's gone. Enlarge / A Redbox movie rental kiosk stands outside a CVS store. (credit: Getty) Since 2004, red DVD rental kiosks posted near entrances of grocery stores and the like tem.....»»

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Giant salamander species found in what was thought to be an icy ecosystem

Found after its kind were thought extinct, and where it was thought to be too cold. Enlarge (credit: C. Marsicano) Gaiasia jennyae, a newly discovered freshwater apex predator with a body length reaching 4.5 meters, lurk.....»»

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Exim vulnerability affecting 1.5 million servers lets attackers attach malicious files

Based on past attacks, It wouldn’t be surprising to see active targeting this time too. Enlarge More than 1.5 million email servers are vulnerable to attacks that can deliver executable attachments to user accounts, s.....»»

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