Beekeeper's surprise find may help our plastic problem

Many scientific discoveries can be attributed to a happy accident—the discovery of penicillin thanks to moldy petri dishes, for instance.

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Thai man hangs baby daughter on Facebook Live then commits suicide

A man in Thailand hanged his 11-month old daughter on Facebook Live then killed himself in a sickening murder-suicide, police said Tuesday.

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Drone swarms deployed in aerial dogfight test

Experts at the Georgia Tech Research Institute and the Naval Postgraduate School have deployed drone swarms in a first-of-its-kind aerial dogfight test.

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SK Hynix Will Launch GDDR6 in 2018, But What About HBM2?

GDDR6

SK Hynix has announced production on GDDR6 with launches expected in early 2018 — but wasn’t HBM2 supposed to obviate the need for higher-speed conventional memory?

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Macron campaign targeted by Russia-linked hackers, experts say

The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by the shadowy Pawn Storm hacking group, according to security researcher Trend Micro.

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Uber Boss Practices Brinksmanship With Apple


Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has a reputation of playing fast and loose with rules, but it appears that a maneuver his company performed on iPhones took his ride-hailing outfit to the brink of ruin a couple of years ago. When Apple discovered Uber was planting code on iPhones that persisted on the devices even after the ride-hailing app was removed, Apple CEO Tim Cook warned Kalanick in a face-to-face meeting to stop the practice or the Uber app would be kicked out of Apple’s App store, according to a report.

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Casinos and lottery could go online in Pennsylvania

Gambling and playing the lottery could be more accessible for Pennsylvania residents if the state passes proposals for an online expansion.

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Intel Optane Review Roundup: Next-Generation Memory Standard Earns Lukewarm Reception

Intel Optane

Intel’s new Optane drives, based on 3DXPoint memory, are finally available, but the consumer performance may not be quite what enthusiasts had hoped.

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Declaration of Independence discovery stuns experts

Harvard researchers were initially skeptical when a database project indicated that an extremely rare parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence was in a small records office in Southern England.

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Speed up your web browser with 5 simple tips

Whether you use Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Opera

Sluggish browsers and online slowdowns get in the way of the sites you’re trying to reach. Use these quick tips to keep everything running smoothly.

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Trump makes space call to record-breaking NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson

President Trump called NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson at the International Space Station Monday to congratulate her on clinching the record for most time in space by an American.

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