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FTC is reportedly investigating Facebook's use of personal data...
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Former officials have been worried that Facebook's data sharing with Cambridge Analytica may have violated the FTC consent decree, and it looks like existing officials share their concern. Bloomberg sources have claimed that the FTC is probing Faceb..
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-20 16:07 UTC
NASA Lifts Ban On Radioactive Batteries Powered By Plutonium For Mission Proposals...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/nasa
NASA has relaxed its policies against the use of radioisotope thermoelectric generators for future space missions. Now, scientists may be able to submit proposals to the Discovery program, even if they involve using plutonium-238.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-20 16:07 UTC
30 Years Later: Rapist Caught By DNA Test After Peeing Into Neighbor's Potted Plant...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/
He was finally jailed for his crimes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-20 16:07 UTC
Is leaving Facebook the only way to protect your data?...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/facebook
What can users do to gain back control of their data or limit how much is shared?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-20 16:06 UTC
CDC: Youth Suicide Skyrockets 70% Over Last Decade. Here's Why....
Submitted to Category: /contrib/health/
According to the Centers for Disease Control, youth suicide is in the midst of a precipitous and frightening rise.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-20 16:05 UTC
Cops demand Google phone data for anyone who came near crime scenes...
It's a drag 'net. Cops in North Carolina have served Google with at least five sweeping search warrants demanding the cell phone data for every single person who happened to be in the vicinity of various crimes over the past year, according to a n
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-20 05:14 UTC
Uber Death Elicits Warning From Union Leery of Robo-Truckers...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/uber
The largest union for U.S. truck drivers, which has taken a cautious view of autonomous vehicles, called for stronger safeguards after a self-driving SUV operated by Uber Technologies Inc. killed a pedestrian in Phoenix on Sunday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 23:23 UTC
Uber halts self-driving car tests after fatal crash...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/uber
Ride-hailing firm Uber has paused tests of its self-driving cars in four North American cities after a fatal accident involving one of them.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 23:22 UTC
Congressman suggests Second Amendment as means of opposing Trump...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/gun_rights
A Democratic congressman from Long Island implied that Americans should grab weapons and oppose President Trump by force, if the commander-in-chief doesn't follow the Constitution. Rep. Tom Suozzi made the remark to constituents at a town hall last week, saying that folks opposed to Trump might
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 19:32 UTC
Trump Issues Bizarre Executive Order Banning Purchases Of Venezuela's Cryptocurrency...
Cryptos are moving sharply lower in response to news that President Trump has issued an executive order banning the U.S. purchases of the "Petro", the cryptocurrency which was infamously rolled out by the Venezuelan government; the order comes as
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 19:28 UTC
The Alien Planets of TRAPPIST-1 May Be Too Wet for Life...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/exoplanets
The seven rocky planets circling the nearby star TRAPPIST-1 have lots of water, a new study suggests — perhaps too much to make them good bets for life.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 19:26 UTC
Fish accounted for surprisingly large part of the Stone Age diet...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/
New research can now show what Stone Age people actually ate in southern Scandinavia 10 000 years ago. The importance of fish in the diet has proven to be greater than expected. So, if you want to follow a Paleo diet -- you should quite simply eat a lot o
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 19:25 UTC
Research signals arrival of a complete human genome...
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It's been nearly two decades since a UC Santa Cruz research team announced that they had assembled and posted the first human genome sequence on the internet. Despite the passage of time, enormous gaps remain in our genomic reference map. These gaps s
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 19:24 UTC
Russians Asking 'What Now?' After Election...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is "not planning any constitutional reforms for now," even before the final tally in a presidential election that critics have dubbed a predestined spectacle.Putin laughed off questions about whether he wil
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 19:23 UTC
Videos show an assured Assad driving himself to Syria battle...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/syria
Videos show Syrian President Bashar Assad driving himself to the front lines outside Damascus, where his forces are close to eliminating the last rebel stronghold near the capital.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 19:22 UTC
Stephen Hawking spent his final days attempting to solve the parallel universe mystery...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/
Stephen Hawking pushed off of this mortal coil last week, but the world-famous physicist was pondering some of humanity's most puzzling questions right up until the end. Hawking spent decades...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 16:55 UTC
Nolte — Media Fail: 60% Troubled by Deep State's Public Policy Manipulation...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/news_media
With the news that 74 percent of Americans believe a Deep State exists, a Monmouth University poll reveals just how little influence the disgraced national media have over public opinion and perception.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 16:54 UTC
South Korean: Kim Jong Un has 'given his word' on denuclearization...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/north_korea
Kim Jong Un has committed to eventual denuclearization ahead of talks with President Trump in May, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said Sunday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 16:53 UTC
Warning: The Hidden Government Threat to Bitcoin Investors...
Government and business are paying more and more attention to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. The way they're going to get the investors may not be what you think. The flashy cryptocurrency news involves ICOs "Initial Coin Offerings" put out by
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 16:52 UTC
Facebook shares are falling fast...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/facebook
Facebook stock was down nearly 8% at noon on Monday, following weekend revelations that 50 million users had their data improperly accessed by a Trump-linked analytics firm. Bottom line: The loss cut into Facebook's market cap by around $43 billion.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 16:51 UTC
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