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Former Nokia Technology Chief: Mobile phones wrecked …
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Former Nokia Boss: Mobile-Phones wrecked my health. by Anne Nikka. [English translation Henrik Eiriksson]. Nokia's former Technology Chief, Matti Niemelä, was involved in the development the world's first mobile phones, …

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Accenture Working with MIT's Sloan School of Management …
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Accenture, working in collaboration with the Office of Executive Education at the MIT Sloan School of Management, is developing the Accenture Technology Executive Development Program.

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Restaurant app Zomato hack leaves 17 million users exposed
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If you use Zomato to look up restaurants, you may want to check your account: someone has infiltrated its system and got away with 17 million users' IDs, usernames, names, email addresses and hashed passwords. The service says no payment information…

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Massive Landslide inside the Askja Caldera
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Most volcanoes are inherently unstable features. They are constructed of loose piles of volcanic debris (tephra) and lava flows on relatively steep slopes. This means that they can be prone to landslides. This is especially so inside calderas, a depression formed by the collapse of the land surface. The inner slopes are usually steep and […]

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Outlook.com the latest site to copy Ars, offer “dark mode”
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The most popular feature request for Microsoft’s Outlook.com has been to add a dark/night theme that replaces the eye-searing white with a calming dark grey, making it less visually traumatic to check your e-mail after dark. Microsoft has now announced that this is coming soon, as spotted by The Verge. The new theme will be […]

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Ex-Employees Accuse Health Firm of Fraud
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Two former executives of the health technology firm NantHealth said in a lawsuit filed this week that the company made fraudulent claims about the reliability of its system, which links patient information gathered by different medical devices and …

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The UK’s new vaping laws explained
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From today, vaping gear sold in the UK must adhere to a new set of specific guidelines. That's because last year, the EU updated its regulations covering tobacco products to include e-cigarettes and e-liquids for the first time. When these first came…

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I'm Totally Getting Hypnotized By This Turning Machine
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Instead of watching the ball drop this New Year’s Eve, might I suggest an alternative plan that’ll probably be much more fun (if you’re in the right mind space): watch this turning machine shape a metal rod into a funky wave. Just watch it for the rest of 2016. Maybe watch it for all of […]

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New Spectre-like attack uses speculative execution to overflow buffers
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Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) When the Spectre and Meltdown attacks were disclosed earlier this year, the expectation was that these attacks would be the first of many, as researchers took a closer look at the way that the speculative execution in modern processors could be used to leak sensitive information and undermine […]

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