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African Researchers Use Gene Editing and Other Tools To Breed Heartier Livestock

wooloohoo shares a report: Livestock researchers in Africa are looking to genome editing and other new technologies to identify genes that could help them tame the spread of a parasite that spreads sleeping sickness in animals and humans. In addition.....»»

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Apple Faces EU Antitrust Charge on Spotify Complaint

Apple could face an EU antitrust charge sheet in the coming weeks following a 2019 complaint by music streaming service Spotify, Reuters reported Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. From the report: The charge could force changes to App.....»»

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Senators Call on FCC To Quadruple Base High-Speed Internet Speeds

The federal government's definition of high-speed broadband has remained stagnant over the last six years, sitting at 25Mbps down and 3Mbps up since 2015. But faced with pandemic-fueled network loads and a new push for infrastructure spending, lawmak.....»»

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EU Sets 2030 Target To Produce Cutting-Edge Semiconductors

The European Union is planning to produce its own advanced semiconductors by 2030, part of the bloc's plans to reduce "high-risk dependencies" on technology companies in the U.S. and Asia. From a report: Officials want to ensure that at least 20% of.....»»

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Most Life on Earth Will Be Killed by Lack of Oxygen in a Billion Years

One billion years from now, Earth's atmosphere will contain very little oxygen, making it uninhabitable for complex aerobic life. From a report: Today, oxygen makes up around 21 per cent of Earth's atmosphere. Its oxygen-rich nature is ideal for larg.....»»

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Chrome Switches Its Release Cycle for First Time in a Decade

Google Chrome releases will soon arrive more frequently than ever. From a report:In an announcement today, Google said it is updating the Chrome release schedule for the first time in over a decade. For a cool 10+ years now, Chrome stable releases ha.....»»

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Three Top Russian Cybercrime Forums Hacked

tsu doh nimh shares a report: Over the past few weeks, three of the longest running and most venerated Russian-language online forums serving thousands of experienced cybercriminals have been hacked. In two of the intrusions, the attackers made off w.....»»

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After Third Large Quake Near New Zealand, Tsunami Warning Issued; Tsunami Watch in Hawaii

A major magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck roughly 600 miles northeast of New Zealand on Thursday afternoon, triggering concerns of a potentially damaging tsunami. From a report: It's the third major earthquake in less than eight hours on the Kermadec F.....»»

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Oakland Bans Leaf Blowers, Trimmers and Other Lawn Equipment That Rely on Combustion Engines

Oakland has banned the use of leaf blowers, trimmers and other lawn equipment that rely on combustion engines, citing health and climate change concerns. From a report: The city says that the "significant health hazards" to users and residents from t.....»»

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Windows.com Bitsquatting Hack Can Wreak "Unknown Havoc" On PCs

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Bitflips are events that cause individual bits stored in an electronic device to flip, turning a 0 to a 1 or vice versa. Cosmic radiation and fluctuations in power or temperature are the most com.....»»

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Programmer Got a Minecraft Server Running On His Canon DSLR

linuxwrangler shares a report from PetaPixel: A programmer who goes by the name Turtius has managed to install and run a Minecraft server on a Canon SL2 DSLR camera. Turtius was working on reverse-engineering Canon's network processor when he decided.....»»

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iOS 14.5 Won"t Actually Let You Change a Default Music Service

It turns out that Apple's iOS 14.5 update won't actually let you change your default music service that you use with Siri. Engadget reports: Beta users had originally noticed that it appeared as if early versions of the update might allow you to chan.....»»

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Turntable.fm Is Back From the Dead

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: It's rare that apps come back from the dead, but it seems like that may be what's happening with Turntable.fm, a site that let users create their own radio stations and DJ sets with music they curat.....»»

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Honda Launches World"s First Level 3 Self-Driving Car

Honda Motor will on Friday launch a new car equipped with the world's first certified level 3 autonomous driving technology. Nikkei Asia reports: Industry experts are cautiously watching to see if the Legend, a luxury sedan that operates without driv.....»»

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eBay To Remove Dr. Seuss Books From Sale Over Offensive Imagery

Online retailer eBay has announced it is working to remove sales of some books from Dr. Seuss over offensive imagery. The Hill reports: A spokesperson for the company told The Wall Street Journal that it is "currently sweeping our marketplace to remo.....»»

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UK launches antitrust probe into Apple

The United Kingdom's competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Apple after app developers complained that they're being forced to use the company's payment systems and distribute their products via its App Store......»»

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YouTube CEO says Trump"s account will be restored when risk of violence recedes

Former President Donald Trump's YouTube account will eventually be restored in accordance with the platform's current policies, the company's CEO, Susan Wojcicki, said Thursday......»»

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Square to acquire majority stake in music service Tidal for $297 million

Jay-Z has 99 problems but figuring out a buyer for his struggling music streaming service is no longer one......»»

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T-Mobile is a consumer favorite. Now it"s trying to break into the business world

T-Mobile has been popular with consumers, but an underdog when it comes to serving businesses. The "Uncarrier" wants to change that with the rollout of 5G......»»

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Yes, you are getting lots of robocalls again

After a year of relief, robocalls are back up to pre-pandemic levels......»»

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