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Google and Facebook named as victims to $100 million scam

Google and Facebook named as victims to $100 million scam

The tech companies that fell victim to a $100 million email scam reported in March are no inexperienced newbies fresh off their first funding round. According to Fortune, they're none other than Google and Facebook. When the incident was first expose… Source: New feed

Facebook report admits foreign governments are influencing discourse

Facebook report admits foreign governments are influencing discourse

On the same day Facebook released its report on global government requests for the second half of 2016, its Threat Intelligence team announced new steps the social giant is taking to combat so-called "Information Operations." The report is tacit ackn… Source: New feed

Nintendo's latest portable is the $150 2DS XL

Nintendo's latest portable is the $150 2DS XL

Nintendo is dropping the NES Classic Edition from its lineup, but it has new hardware on the way with this just-announced New Nintendo 2DS XL. The portable system will cost $150 when it goes on sale July 28th, with the same large screen and features… Source: New feed

Google iOS search now finds streaming movies, music and TV

Finding streaming content on your iPhone is getting easier. Google announced on Wednesday that the newest update to its search app on iOS devices will enable users to find TV shows, movies and songs on streaming services. That includes iTunes, Hulu,… Source: New feed

The next generation of VR enhancements coming to HTC Vive

The next generation of VR enhancements coming to HTC Vive

The first year of consumer virtual reality has been exciting, to be sure, but ask anybody in the industry, and they'll tell you that it's only the beginning. Engineers and developers are always chasing the next big thing in VR technology: wireless he… Source: New feed

Female partners can help facilitate early melanoma detection in men over 50, research shows

Men over 50 have a higher risk than the general population of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, so they need to keep a sharp eye out for signs of the disease. Many women in this age group, however, would attest that they’re more likely than their male partners to notice suspicious spots […]

Artificial Intelligence Shows Potential to Fight Blindness

Researchers have found a way to use artificial intelligence to fight a complication of diabetes that affects the eyes. Source: New feed

Study quantifies kidney failure risk in living kidney donors

Researchers have developed a risk calculator that estimates the risk of kidney failure after donation. Overall risk was low, but black race and male sex were associated with increased risks of developing kidney failure in living kidney donors. Older age was associated with greater kidney failure risk in nonblack donors, but not in in black […]

Overweight/obese people with diabetes at increased risk of brain abnormalities

Overweight and obese individuals with early stage type 2 diabetes (T2D) had more severe and progressive abnormalities in brain structure and cognition compared to normal-weight study participants, research indicates. Source: New feed

Protein 'spy' gains new abilities

A method to rapidly trigger the universal tagging of proteins being produced by a cell has now been discovered by researchers. The tagging can be turned on like a switch, which enables researchers to acquire a snapshot of proteins being produced by a cell at a given time. Source: New feed

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