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Bad news for people who share a Netflix account with another household

Netflix is testing a feature to clamp down on people sharing passwords with other households.
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Posted 2021/03/12 00:58:00

Suffering a head injury before your 50s can lead to brain issues in later life, new study suggests

People who sustain head injuries in their 50s or younger can suffer from significant impacts to the health of their brain in later life, according to a new study led by University College London.
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Posted 2021/03/11 22:46:00

Technosignatures: How scientists are looking for aliens

To date the search for alien life has been based on biosignatures - molecules or isotopes which would indicate the presence of ancient life - but new features could be the focus for this search in the future.
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Posted 2021/03/11 09:58:00

EA Sports investigating whether FIFA Ultimate Team cards being sold illegally by employees

EA Sports has announced that it is investigating allegations employees are selling rare player cards following widespread concern within the FIFA 21 fanbase.
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Posted 2021/03/11 09:19:00

Swallowable pill cameras to be used to spot bowel cancer tumours

Tiny cameras that are small enough to be swallowed and can film tumours in the gut are being trialled in the fight against cancer.
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Posted 2021/03/11 01:30:00

UK data protection laws face reform to spur economy

The UK's data protection laws face being reformed to be more business-friendly as the government aims to spur economic growth following the downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Posted 2021/03/10 21:42:00

Russia sues social media companies over Navalny protests

Authorities in Russia are cracking down on social media companies in the wake of protests following the arrest of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
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Posted 2021/03/10 14:09:00

Biden administration hires more critics of Big Tech

President Biden is peppering his administration with some of the most lauded critics of Big Tech, with a British-born legal scholar now tipped for a role at the Federal Trade Commission.
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Posted 2021/03/10 11:33:00

China and Russia to build joint moon base

China and Russia have announced their intention to build a new lunar research station together, launching a new era of collaboration in space between the two countries.
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Posted 2021/03/10 09:09:00

Tesla adds $100bn in value as tech stocks stage bounce-back

Tesla has led a bounce-back for US tech stocks as its shares surged by as much as 20% partly thanks to figures showing higher sales in China.
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Posted 2021/03/09 21:07:00

Scientists try to predict who might become seriously ill from coronavirus

Scientists are carrying out research to try to predict who might become seriously ill from coronavirus by analysing the immune response of patients.
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Posted 2021/03/09 14:53:00

Facebook to tackle coronavirus vaccine misinformation

Facebook is launching a media literacy campaign to tackle the spread of false information about the coronavirus vaccine.
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Posted 2021/03/09 14:44:00

Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine shows promise against Brazil coronavirus variant in laboratory testing

The Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine was able to combat the Brazil variant of COVID-19, it has been revealed.
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Posted 2021/03/08 22:40:00

These sea slugs sever their own heads and regenerate new bodies

Starfish can regenerate their arms, salamanders are able to grow new tails, and axolotls re-form their spinal cords - but scientists have found sea slugs that can grow a whole new body.
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Posted 2021/03/08 15:00:00

Billionaire MacKenzie Scott marries science teacher after divorce from Jeff Bezos

Billionaire philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott, who is the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a science teacher from her children's school.
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Posted 2021/03/08 05:32:00

Female experts fighting the pandemic hope to inspire new generation of young women

The women responsible for some of the pandemic's most exciting breakthroughs say they hope to inspire more women to enter the science, engineering, and technology fields.
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Posted 2021/03/06 15:15:00

Anti-virus software creator John McAfee charged with fraud in cryptocurrency scam

Anti-virus software creator John McAfee has been charged in the US with conspiracy to commit fraud and money-laundering.
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Posted 2021/03/06 10:36:00

Great apes given experimental COVID vaccine after becoming infected at US zoo

A number of great apes have been given an experimental COVID-19 vaccine following an outbreak of the virus at a zoo in California.
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Posted 2021/03/04 09:28:00

UK to fast-track modified COVID vaccines designed to combat new variants

Coronavirus vaccines that have been tweaked to deal with new variants of the disease will be fast-tracked for authorisation, the UK regulator has said.
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Posted 2021/03/04 09:06:00

Revealed: Test and Trace barely used pub and restaurant check-in data, putting thousands at risk

Check-in data from hundreds of millions of people who visited pubs, restaurants and hairdressers before lockdown was barely used by Test and Trace, according to a confidential report obtained by Sky News.
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Posted 2021/03/04 08:08:00