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Uber data hack hit 2.7m United Kingdom riders and drivers

Uber data hack hit 2.7m United Kingdom riders and drivers

If that penalty were applied to each of the affected drivers in Washington, it would total almost $22 million in penalties. The lawsuit could see penalties of $2,000 per violation for failing to not...

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Subaru Ascent debuts as the brand's largest SUV to date

Subaru Ascent debuts as the brand's largest SUV to date

The four-cylinder is mated to a CVT and the power is sent to all four wheels via Subaru's Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system. Also related to practicality is the fact that the rear doors open 75 d...

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Microsoft announces significant extension of its Redmond campus

Microsoft announces significant extension of its Redmond campus

According to a report by the Verge , Microsoft now has 125 buildings at its Washington campus, and once this new project is complete the total will rise to 131 buildings. The facility could hold up t...

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Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Convertible revealed

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Convertible revealed

Only a few weeks after Chevrolet pulled the wraps of its new Corvette ZR1 , the American manufacturer has unveiled a soft-top version of its flagship sports vehicle at the LA Motor Show . As with ...

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Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sets New Record Time At Nurburgring

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sets New Record Time At Nurburgring

With a stunning 7m21.2s lap time, the Jaguar XE SV Project 8 has become the world's fastest production four-door saloon auto around the Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany. 'The SVO design...

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Security firm reveals another NSA leak

Security firm reveals another NSA leak

Earlier this month , researchers at UpGuard reported that U.S. military intelligence gathering data had been stored on a misconfigured Amazon Web Services S3 server that wasn't password protected ...

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Canadian man implicated in Yahoo hack waives extradition hearing

Canadian man implicated in Yahoo hack waives extradition hearing

Outside court Tuesday, Baratov's attorneys said their client hacked only eight accounts for the Russians and did not know that he was working for Russian agents connected to the Yahoo breach. Prosecut...

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HDMI 2.1 is finally here, and it has support for 10K resolution

HDMI 2.1 is finally here, and it has support for 10K resolution

With this bandwidth, it will support resolutions of up to 10K; however, it can run 8K at 60Hz, or 4K at 120Hz. The previous spec, HDMI 2.0, had a significantly lower bandwidth at 18 Gb/s. Some feature...

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Chilliwack vacancy rate at 1.5 per cent

Chilliwack vacancy rate at 1.5 per cent

In B.C., the average vacancy rate sits at 1.3 per cent, while the average cost of rent is $1,164 per month. It says the supply of purpose-built rental units being approved is increasing, though many w...

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December 'supermoon' expected to be biggest, brightest of 2017

December 'supermoon' expected to be biggest, brightest of 2017

According to astronomer, Super Full Moon is a natural part of the moon cycle and happens around once a year. A super moon is nothing unusual, but a new or full moon that occurs around the time of pe...

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Alan Pardew to be appointed West Bromwich Albion manager this week

Alan Pardew to be appointed West Bromwich Albion manager this week

Rafa Benitez is anxious to bring in a top rated left back while Luke Shaw is desperate for regular Premier League football. The Magpies are also now struggling, having picked up only 14 points fr...

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Noctis Whacks People With His Sword In Latest Dissidia Final Fantasy Gameplay

Final Fantasy brand manager Shinji Hashimoto was recently featured in an interview with Edamame Arcade , where he talked about various developments for the Final Fantasy franchise. In Square Enix'...

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There's a major security flaw in macOS that gives anyone admin access

There's a major security flaw in macOS that gives anyone admin access

It can also be used at the login screen of a locked Mac to unlock the machine and gain full administrative access. Click the lock in the bottom left corner to unlock, then go to Edit (in the menu on...

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Yooka-Laylee Is Coming To Nintendo Switch On 14th December

It received $2,765,051 in crowdfunding on Kickstarter . But the Switch release, despite coming out later, is a big deal. A number of studios have noted that the Switch release of their projects hav...

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Cosmonauts discover 'extraterrestrial life' on International Space Station

Scientists took swabs particularly from places where fuel wastes were discharged while the engines were operating and obscure places. Samples of the bacteria were collected from the external surface...

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Woman misses her flight, slaps Air India staffer

Woman misses her flight, slaps Air India staffer

Air India check-in counters close 45 minutes before a scheduled departure for domestic flights and 75 minutes prior to worldwide flights. She was asked to meet the duty manager, with whom too she argu...

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These Artificial Muscles From MIT and Harvard Could Give Robots 'Superpowers'

These Artificial Muscles From MIT and Harvard Could Give Robots 'Superpowers'

This video shows how origami-inspired artificial muscles can be customized into almost any shape and lift up to 1,000 times their own weight. One of the team's 2.6-gram muscles, for instance, can ...

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NASA's Mars soil simulant witnesses earthworm reproduction, crop growth

These images released by NASA show the surface of Mars . Known as "Regolith" this material can be coarse, fine or powdery. Dr Weiger said: "It was a surprise". The tiny bits of organic matter the...

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RCom shares end almost 4% lower on insolvency case buzz

RCom, backed by wealthy businessman Anil Ambani , has struggled with its heavy debt load and a string of losses, leading to a partial shutdown of its operations. Shares in RCom were trading down 4.5 ...

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Xiaomi R1 With 18:9 Bezel-Less Display Spotted In The Wild

Xiaomi , earlier this month, unveiled the selfie oriented Redmi Y1 (& Y1 Lite) in India and now, the company is reportedly planning another brand new R1 series. There is no word on key internal hardwa...

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'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' Passes 15 Million Downloads

'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' Passes 15 Million Downloads

In its first six days since release, it's amassed 15 million downloads across the App Store and Google Play. There are some significant differences here other than the fact that Mario is, of course,...

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Steam rocket man's flat-Earth flight grounded — Surprise

Steam rocket man's flat-Earth flight grounded — Surprise

As per the report , Hughes informed that the federal agency has asked him that this launch can not take place at Amboy. According to Associated Press, if Hughes' attempt is successful, his rocket w...

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Latest leaks reveal new modes and weapons

Latest leaks reveal new modes and weapons

MrJaRnii showcased these four gameplay modes off by playing against bots. There are a variety of new and returning modes, and a pretty solid selection of fresh weapons coming to the game. Via the in-g...

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Russian Federation fails to place satellite into targeted orbit

Russian Federation fails to place satellite into targeted orbit

The Meteor M2-1 was supposed to detach from the rocket carrying it this morning, soon after it launched. Russian Federation has failed to place a meteorological satellite into the targeted orbit, Ru...

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Apple iPhone X unlocked again via Face ID using a mask

Apple iPhone X unlocked again via Face ID using a mask

These materials and tools are casual for anyone. Bkav maintains that fingerprint-based biometric security systems are still far more superior to facial recognition technology like Apple's Face ID ....

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Coral Transplant Gives Hopes for the Great Barrier Reef

Coral Transplant Gives Hopes for the Great Barrier Reef

Scientists "artificially breed" coral in a bid to help Australia's Great Barrier Reef, off ering a "glimmer of hope" for the natural phenomenon which has been dying out due to warming of the oceans S...

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Chicago, Cook County sue Uber over concealed data hack

Chicago, Cook County sue Uber over concealed data hack

The theft was made public in a blog post written by the company's new chief executive officer Dara Khosrowshahi . Why Uber chose to stay mum on the incident isn't clear, but its previous CEO, Tra...

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stake Lowered by Montag & Caldwell LLC

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stake Lowered by Montag & Caldwell LLC

The stock decreased 3.64% or $0.08 on November 24, reaching $2.12. About 24 shares traded. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has risen 9.50% since November 27, 2016 and is uptrending. A number of other hedge ...

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Justice League projected to lose Rs 650 crore for Warner Bros

Justice League projected to lose Rs 650 crore for Warner Bros

With that all as context, The Wrap reports that a clutch of DC fans have launched a petition asking Warner Bros .to release Snyder's "director's cut" of the film on home video, complete with al...

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Facebook trains artificial intelligence to spot suicidal signs

Facebook trains artificial intelligence to spot suicidal signs

Since the new tools were first tested in the U.S. earlier this year , Facebook has carried out 100 "wellness checks" on people it was concerned about. But until now, those tools still required a user...

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