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Intel tried desperately to change the subject from Spectre and Meltdown at CES
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 Intel had a bad week last week. It was so bad that the chip maker has to be thrilled to have CES, the massive consumer technology show going on this week in Las Vegas, as a way to change the subject and focus on the other work they are doing. Read More

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Russian Twitter accounts tried to influence the UK's EU departure
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Russia's attempt to influence Western politics through Twitter certainly wasn't limited to the 2016 American elections. Wired and New Knowledge have combed through the Russia-linked accounts provided to US politicians, and it identified at least 29…

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I went to Whole Foods and Amazon tried to sell me an Echo     – CNET
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Commentary: Walk into your local Whole Foods and there’s a less-than-organic come-on from its new owner. What might Amazon plug there next?

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Leaked NSA report says Russians tried to hack state election officials
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Enlarge / Eric Trump, son of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, looks at wife Lara Yunaska’s voting booth. An NSA report indicates Russia may have attempted to plant malware on the computers of election officials in the days before voting. (credit: Bloomberg / Getty Images News) A Top Secret NSA analyst’s report published by The […]

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April the pregnant giraffe didn't kick the vet — but she tried     – CNET
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Baby watch continues, and keepers say additional bodily changes for the mama-to-be will be udder-ly fascinating.

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Man who tried to build a homemade nuclear reactor didn’t die of radiation poisoning
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Enlarge / David Charles Hahn (left), pictured here with his half brother Kevin Breeding, just months before his death in September 2016. (credit: Kenneth Hahn) Last year, Ars reported on the death of David Charles Hahn, who was profiled by Harper’s Magazine in 1998 for having attempted to build a homemade breeder nuclear reactor in his […]

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To beat crypto, feds have tried to force fingerprint unlocking in 2 cases
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Enlarge (credit: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images News) Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles have been successful in getting judicial approval for two highly unusual searches. The warrants allowed the authorities to force suspects, who were inside their California homes, to press their fingerprints on a seized smartphone to see if it would unlock, Ars has […]

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Theranos Gives Up on Blood-Testing Labs to Become the Thing It Tried to Fix
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An open letter from founder Elizabeth Holmes announces the company is shutting its Wellness Centers and clinical labs. The post Theranos Gives Up on Blood-Testing Labs to Become the Thing It Tried to Fix appeared first on WIRED.

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Amazon UK tried to airmail danger. Now it's paying the price     – CNET
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An internal review process wrongly labeled lithium batteries and flammable aerosols as non-dangerous and safe for airmail. Now, the online retailer’s is getting slapped with a fine of £65,000, or about $84,000.

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