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Navy Littoral Combat Ship to operate swarms of drones

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James R. Evans (Credit: Warrior Maven) The U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship will now have the ability to operate surface and undersea drones to improve effectiveness, particularly when it comes to destroying mines, surveying enemy waters and launching attacks. The growing fleet of unmanned surface vessels […]

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Clinton campaign app may have harvested Facebook data of millions

Hillary Clinton takes the stage during the LA Promise Fund’s Girls Build Leadership summit in Los Angeles, Dec. 15, 2017.  (Reuters) Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign may have harvested the Facebook data of millions of people using an app that asked them to pair their Facebook friends list with their smartphone’s contacts list – in […]

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iPhone X successor could cost $100 less

A attendee uses a new iPhone X during a presentation for the media in Beijing, China October 31, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter – RC1BB5A3BB10 Apple’s iPhone X has been called too expensive by some. And now Apple is reportedly planning to do something about it. The tech giant will offer the iPhone X successor in 2018 for $899, […]

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Data for 136,000 Facebook users still not deleted by Cambridge Analytica, report says

Some of the data that Cambridge Analytica harvested from Facebook is still circulating, despite what both companies have said, according to a British investigative report. Channel 4 News viewed a small portion of a data set dating from 2014 that was mined from the Facebook profiles of 50 million users. They saw information on 136,000 […]

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Boeing’s WannaCry run-in is a reminder to patch your systems

File photo – A Boeing 737 MAX sits outside the hangar during a media tour of the Boeing 737 MAX at the Boeing plant in Renton, Washington Dec. 8, 2015. (REUTERS/Matt Mills McKnight) WannaCry is making headlines again, and this time it hit a major target: Boeing. The aerospace company quickly contained the infection, which […]

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Camera to return to owner years after being dropped in ocean

A camera that washed up on a beach in Taiwan will be returned to its owner more than two years after the device was dropped during a scuba diving excursion off a Japanese island. Park Lee was with his class of elementary school students cleaning up a beach in Taiwan when an 11-year-old picked up […]

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iPhone X Screen ‘Temporarily Unresponsive’ in Cold Weather for Some Users, Apple to Fix With Software Update

  Some iPhone X users have complained about their smartphone’s screen not responding in cold weather. Apple has now acknowledged the issue and promised a software update for iPhone X users. The issue was first reported by a Reddit user who complained that his iPhone X screen stopped responding to touch inputs. In a Reddit thread he wrote, “I’ve […]

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IBM Says It Has Reached a Milestone in Quantum Computing

  IBM has announced a milestone in its race against Google and other big tech firms to build a powerful quantum computer. Dario Gil, who leads IBM’s quantum computing and artificial intelligence research division, said Friday that the company’s scientists have successfully built and measured a processor prototype with 50 quantum bits, known as qubits. Gil says it’s the first […]