Baby star’s ‘crying’ solves a stellar mystery

Astronomers using the powerful Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile have precisely measured the rotating fountains of gas flowing out from a massive newborn star , revealing the complex interplay between the star’s magnetism and centrifugal forces.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/20/baby-star-s-crying-solves-stellar-mystery.html

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Sweden is testing defibrillator-equipped first responder drones

Researchers in Sweden are using a drone equipped with a defibrillator to increase survival rates after a cardiac arrest in rural areas.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/14/sweden-is-testing-defibrillator-equipped-first-responder-drones.html

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This smart mannequin aims to improve pat-down procedures at airports

Airport security frisks can sometimes upset passengers, so the TSA is now using a smart mannequin to train officers on how to get the pat-down procedure exactly right while ensuring nothing’s missed

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/25/this-smart-mannequin-aims-to-improve-pat-down-procedures-at-airports.html

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Residents in Manchester offer those stranded #RoomforManchester

Residents in Manchester are using the hashtag #RoomforManchester to offer a place to stay for those displaced after the explosion at the Ariana Grande concert.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/23/residents-in-manchester-offer-those-stranded-roomformanchester.html

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MIT announces successful 'print run' of first ever full-scale building

Researchers at MIT have developed a system with the capability to create a large-scale building using 3D-printing technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/10/mit-announces-successful-print-run-first-ever-full-scale-building.html

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AMD Updates Ryzen’s Windows Power Plan, Boosts Performance With New Chipset Driver

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AMD’s latest chipset driver contains important updates for anyone using a Ryzen 5 or Ryzen 7 system.

The post AMD Updates Ryzen’s Windows Power Plan, Boosts Performance With New Chipset Driver appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248414-amd-updates-ryzens-windows-power-plan-boosts-performance-new-chipset-driver?source=Computing

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Lawsuit: Bose headphones cancel your privacy

If the accusations in a new lawsuit are true, premium headphone maker Bose could be using its Bose Connect mobile app to monitor what you listen to and then sell that data to third parties.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/20/lawsuit-bose-headphones-cancel-your-privacy.html

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Viking discovery: Experts use tech to reveal settlement beneath saint-king's church

Archaeologists in Norway are using laser scanning technology to help reveal the ancient Viking settlement hidden beneath a saint-king’s church.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/07/viking-discovery-experts-use-tech-to-reveal-settlement-beneath-saint-kings-church.html

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Beijing park unrolls high-tech plan to thwart toilet paper thieves

Beijing’s Temple of Heaven park is using facial recognition software to bring its bathrooms into the 21st Century and thwart thieves with a penchant for swiping its toilet paper stash.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/21/beijing-park-unrolls-high-tech-plan-to-thwart-toilet-paper-thieves.html

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This multi-port accessory adds back everything Apple removed from the latest MacBook Pro

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There’s nothing intrinsically wrong with dongles, but using 2-4 of them on a machine supposedly engineered for svelte lines and simple user experiences doesn’t sit well with many users.

The post This multi-port accessory adds back everything Apple removed from the latest MacBook Pro appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/240607-new-multi-port-accessory-adds-back-functionality-apple-removed-latest-macbook-pro?source=Computing

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Netflix finally offers offline viewing, video downloads

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Netflix is finally offering downloadable videos for offline viewing — provided you’re using either iOS or Android. There’s no word of any support on PCs or Windows, including the Windows 10 Universal app.

The post Netflix finally offers offline viewing, video downloads appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/240356-netflix-finally-offers-offline-viewing-video-downloads?source=Computing

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San Francisco transit struck by ransomware attack, commuters ride for free

Travelers using services operated by the San Francisco Municipal Transport Authority were able to ride for free on Saturday, after the organization’s computer network was hit by a ransomware attack.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/28/san-francisco-transit-struck-by-ransomware-attack-commuters-ride-for-free.html

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Office Depot, OfficeMax claim new computers have malware to sell useless removal services

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Office Depot and OfficeMax have both been caught using diagnosis software that claims brand-new PCs are infected with malware, then offering to charge consumers $150 to $200 to remove it. Analysis of the same systems by independent third parties has found zero evidence of any malware.

The post Office Depot, OfficeMax claim new computers have malware to sell useless removal services appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/239929-office-depot-officemax-claim-brand-new-computers-infected-malware-sell-useless-removal-services?source=Computing

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