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It's not your imagination: This Facebook outage is massive...
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Facebook is in the midst of its biggest outage in recent memory. Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp have been down for users around the world for at least five hours . The company hasn't commented on exactly how many of its users are affected, but repo
By ceres on 2019-03-13 23:33 UTC
Facebook, Instagram outage spreads globally...
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Reports on Downdetector, a website for reporting problems on applications and websites, have ranged from troubles logging into accounts to the inability to post comments or photos.
By ceres on 2019-03-13 23:32 UTC
Facebook turns to Twitter to explain outages...
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Facebook, the world's largest social network, relied on Twitter on Wednesday to explain that its apps inclding WhatsApp and Instagram were experiencing outages around the world.
By ceres on 2019-03-13 23:31 UTC
Kepler Space Telescope's 1st Exoplanet Candidate Finally Confirmed...
The find is a fitting tribute to Kepler, which has discovered nearly 70 percent of all known exoplanets.
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:25 UTC
NASA alien planet DISCOVERY: Will NASA find life on the distant world of Kepler 1658b?...
NASA'S discovery of a distant planet in the Kepler-1658 system could boost the space agency's hopes of discovering alien life but is there life on the planet Kepler 1658b?
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:24 UTC
Cryptography experts are already laughing at 'Facebook Coin'...
Facebook's rumored cryptocurrency project hasn't even launched, and yet it's already a punchline for the tens of thousands of security professionals, cryptographers, and researchers gathered at the annual RSA conference . On March 5, in the Sa
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:23 UTC
NASA snaps supersonic shockwaves interacting in flight: Wowza!...
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The space agency reveals sci-fi-looking views of supersonic jets exceeding the speed of sound.
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:22 UTC
Zuck Wants to Turn Facebook Into a 'Privacy-Focused' Platform...
Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges that 'we don't currently have a strong reputation for building privacy protective service,' but Facebook plans to 'rebuild' itself around more secure and private principles in the next five years.
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:22 UTC
Amazon closing all pop-up stores as tech giant's brick and mortar strategy continues to evolve...
Amazon will close 87 pop-up retail stores in malls, Whole Foods locations and Kohl's stores across 21 U.S. states, a sign that the tech giant is still refining its physical retail vision. The closures, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, and co
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:21 UTC
Spectre-a-like 'Spoiler' flaw affects all Intel Core CPUs...
"My personal opinion is that when it comes to the memory subsystem, it's very hard to make any changes and it's not something you can patch easily with microcode without losing tremendous performance. So I don't think we will see a patch for this type of attack in the next five years and that could
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:21 UTC
Newfound 'FarFarOut' Is Most Distant Solar System Body Ever Seen...
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Astronomers just discovered an object, dubbed FarFarOut, that lies 140 astronomical units from the sun. That's 140 times the Earth-sun distance, which is about 93 million miles (150 million kilometers).
By ceres on 2019-02-27 17:21 UTC
Jobcase raises $100 million to connect blue collar workers with employers...
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Jobcase, a social network and job board targeted at blue collar workers, has raised $100 million in an equity funding round.
By ceres on 2019-02-27 16:10 UTC
WinRAR Releases Patch After Researchers Discover 19-Year-Old Security Flaw That Put 500M Users At Risk...
WinRAR issues a new patch after a security vulnerability was found in its data compression tool. According to researchers from Check Point Software Technologies, the flaw is 19 years old and puts 500 million users at risk.
By ceres on 2019-02-25 19:27 UTC
The Moon Flies Through The Earth's Atmosphere, SOHO Observations Reveal...
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Observations made by the SOHO observatory more than two decades ago revealed how far Earth's atmosphere's reaches. Researchers found it reaches nearly twice as far as the moon.
By ceres on 2019-02-25 19:26 UTC
Canceling YouTube TV? These are some great alternatives...
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If it's time to get rid of Google's live TV service, you've got a number of options.There's a lot to love about YouTube TV. The simple single plan. The multiple accounts that you can share with your family. The unlimited DVR.But YouTube TV
By ceres on 2019-02-18 19:50 UTC
"The Dark Ocean" New Antarctica Marine World Hidden from the Sun for 100,000 Years...
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In July 2017, a giant iceberg broke off from the Larsen C ice shelf east of the Antarctic Peninsula, unveiling a large swathe of ocean that has existed in darkness beneath the ice for more than 100,000 years, and might hold clues to the evolution and mobi
By ceres on 2019-02-18 19:48 UTC
Single CRISPR treatment provides long-term benefits in mice...
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Researchers at Duke University have shown that a single systemic treatment using CRISPR genome editing technology can safely and stably correct a genetic disease -- Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) -- for more than a year in mice, despite observed immune
By ceres on 2019-02-18 19:47 UTC
New device simplifies measurement of fluoride contamination in water...
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Adding fluoride to water is common practice in a number of countries, including the U.S., Australia, Brazil, Malaysia, India and Vietnam. In low concentrations (below 1.5 mg/L), it can prevent tooth decay and even strengthen bones, but levels above that c
By ceres on 2019-02-18 19:46 UTC
Galaxy S10 leaked renders: S10, S10+, S10E photos leak online...
Although the internet will undoubtedly prove me wrong over the next few days, there doesn't seems to be much else left to leak about the Galaxy S10 series. We know how many phones Samsung is ...
By ceres on 2019-02-12 00:28 UTC
This is Kepler's Final Image...
Even in retirement, the Kepler space telescope is still allowing for discoveries, which include it's "last light" images and recordings. The post This is Kepler's Final Image appeared first on Universe Today .
By ceres on 2019-02-12 00:27 UTC
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