Thursday, January 21, 2021

Coronavirus: Teachers In Singapore Discontinue Using Zoom After ‘Lewd’ Incidents

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Singapore has suspended the use of video-conferencing tool Zoom by its tutors, after a "very serious incident" during a home-based lesson. Singapore shut its schools on Wednesday in answer to...
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MIT introduces autonomous robots that form various structures

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Groups of simple, working together robots can unlock stealthy abilities for achieving complex tasks. Getting these robots to attain a true hive-like mind of coordination, however, has proved to...
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Portable Sonic Guns To Target Protestors in China

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China has made the world's first hand-held sonic gun which can scatter crowds by causing throbbing vibrations in the eardrums, eyeballs, brain, and other internal organs. The law enforcement...

Zoom, The Video Conferencing App, Faces Inquiries Over Privacy

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Zoom, the video conferencing app, faces inquiries over privacy The coronavirus epidemic has seen millions of people instructed to stay in their homes drove to Zoom, using the video conference application...
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Why Ring Doorbells Perfectly Represent the IoT Security Crisis

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There's been a lot of disturbing and concerning news about how Amazon's Ring smart doorbells are getting surveillance to suburbia and igniting data-sharing relationships between law enforcement and Amazon. News reports this...
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Microsoft Accidentally Disclosed 250 million Customer Service Records

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The company says it found no proof of malicious use. While most people were out rejoicing the start of a new year, Microsoft's security teams were working tirelessly to close...

Microsoft shakes hand with OpenAI to pursue AGI

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Many setups in the San Francisco Bay Area boast that they are planning to change the world. However, OpenAI founded by Elon Musk has made a...

FDA Just Permitted a Rapid Coronavirus Test That Can Diagnose COVID-19 in 45 Minutes

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The US Food and Drug Administration has permitted a coronavirus test that can provide a COVID-19 diagnosis in 45 minutes. The test, created by California-based Cepheid, got emergency clearance on...
A 3D image of a wrist with a watch showing part of the finger bones in white and soft tissue in red. (Source: MARS Bioimaging Ltd)

These Astonishing Pictures Of The Body Were Made By A Colored X-Ray Scanner

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Anthony and Phil Butler aren’t just a son and father. The bioengineering teacher and physics professor (respectively) are also business partners. And this week, their firm, MARS Bioimaging, revealed...

Virus-Fighting’ Scientist Gets Magnets Trapped In The Nose

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An Australian astrophysicist who wanted to create a device to help stop people contracting the coronavirus has ended up in hospital - after the magnets got trapped up his...