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New system patches security holes left open by web browsers' private-browsing functions

Today, most web browsers have private-browsing modes, in which they temporarily desist from recording the user's browsing history.

Fri 23 Feb 18 from TechXplore

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Neuroscientists identify the smallest units that make up the vocalisation of marmoset monkeys

From short 'tsiks' and 'ekks' to drawn-out 'phees' all the sounds produced by marmoset monkeys are made up of individual syllables of fixed length: that is the result of a study by a team ...

Fri 23 Feb 18 from

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Elon Musk Leaves OpenAI Over Conflict of Interest

Elon Musk has resigned from the board of OpenAI, the non-profit organization he co-founded in 2015. He will continue to donate to and advise the organization which co-authored  a major ...

21 hours ago from iProgrammer

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Feds have spent 13 years failing to verify whether passport data is legit

Data is read off e-passports, but CBP lacks software to verify digital signatures.

19 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Neuroscientists discover a brain signal that indicates whether speech has been understood

Neuroscientists from Trinity College Dublin and the University of Rochester have identified a specific brain signal associated with the conversion of speech into understanding. The signal is ...

Thu 22 Feb 18 from Medical Xpress

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Tor director Shari Steele will step down at the end of the year

Shari Steele is resigning her position as the director of the Tor Project, according to a report by Cyberscoop. Steele will remain director through December 31st, and the search for ...

Thu 22 Feb 18 from The Verge

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Tesla Cloud Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrency

Teslas are widely known to be some of the most technologically advanced vehicles around. But that also means they are open to cyber-attack in a way that many systems aren’t. Security researchers, ...

Wed 21 Feb 18 from

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Computer-generated fur gets more realistic

If you're not satisfied with the realism of computer-generated animals in movies and games, then you might be interested in the latest news out of the University of California San Diego. ...

Thu 22 Feb 18 from Gizmag

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Metabolic modelling becomes three-dimensional

An international research consortium has developed, with significant involvement of Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) scientists, the first computer model to include 3-D in the ...

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DJ and ornithologists create online wildlife music game

Wildlife DJ Ben Mirin has teamed up with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Cornell Hip Hop Collection on a new online game that is sure to entrance nature lovers of all ages who also enjoy ...

Wed 21 Feb 18 from

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