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Add Another Animal to the List of Tool Users: Pigs
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 13:00:00 GMT
From https:
A chance discovery brings new interest in porcine intelligence

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


The EPA Says We Need to Reuse Wastewater
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:00:00 GMT
From https:
It’s much more economical than finding new sources

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Proposed Interstellar Mission Reaches for the Stars, One Generation at a Time
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:45:00 GMT
From https:
Starting in the early 2030s, the project could become our first purposeful step out of the solar system—if it launches at all

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


EU clears Telia's $957 million Swedish TV deal with Bonnier
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:56:17 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Telia won conditional EU antitrust approval on Tuesday for its $957 million bid for Bonnier Broadcasting, a deal the Swedish telecoms firm hopes will help it better compete with the likes of Netflix and Amazon.


L'Oreal, Nestle score big at Alibaba's Singles' Day shopping fest
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:36:37 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Chinese shoppers snapped up food supplements, facial masks and baby milk powder at the world's largest shopping festival, with brands such as L'Oreal and Nestle among the biggest winners, Alibaba data showed.


UK Labour Party hit by cyber attack ahead of election
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:26:42 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday it was subject to a large-scale cyberattack on its digital platforms just weeks before a national election but it was confident no data breach occurred.


UK's Corbyn "very nervous" about election after cyber attack
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:26:11 -0500
From feeds.reuters
British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Tuesday a large-scale cyber attack on his party's digital platforms just weeks before a national election had made him nervous about the rest of the campaign.


Situation critical: Vodafone's future in India in doubt after court ruling
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:33:22 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Vodafone said its future in India could be in doubt unless the government stopped hitting operators with higher taxes and charges, after a court judgment over license fees resulted in a 1.9 billion euro group loss in its first half.


Cyber attack on UK Labour was short-lived attempt to take down websites: source
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 05:51:42 -0500
From feeds.reuters
A cyber attack on Britain's opposition Labour Party was a short-lived and unsuccessful attempt to take the party's websites offline, a security official with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.


Iliad founder ready to pour 1.4 billion euros into the telecom firm
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 05:06:40 -0500
From feeds.reuters
French billionaire Xavier Niel said on Tuesday he was ready to pour 1.4 billion euros into Iliad to show his commitment to the telecoms group he founded and majority owns, despite several tough quarters and a share price plunge.


Huawei to give staff $286 million bonus for helping it ride out U.S. curbs
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:36:42 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies said on Tuesday it will hand out 2 billion yuan ($286 million) in cash rewards to staff working to help it weather a U.S. trade blacklisting.


In streaming wars, Disney reaches beyond kids and families
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:17:13 -0500
From feeds.reuters
During commercial breaks in a broadcast of World Wrestling Entertainment's WWE SmackDown, fans were shown ads for Walt Disney Co's new streaming service, Disney+. So were "Monday Night Football" viewers and video gamers watching Twitch.


China's digital currency not seeking 'full control' of individuals' details: central bank official
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:44:01 -0500
From feeds.reuters
China's proposed digitized domestic currency is not a bid to gain full control of information belonging to the general


Aircraft combats Sydney blaze as Australians reel from bushfires
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:03:58 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Fires raged across a swathe of Australia's east coast on Tuesday, destroying more homes and shrouding Sydney in smoke from a blaze authorities fear they will be unable to control until next week.


Drilling boom adds stress to U.S. western water supplies: report
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:03:49 -0500
From feeds.reuters
About 60% of federal oil and gas drilling leases offered since 2017 are located in areas that are at risk of shortages and droughts, according to a report released on Tuesday.


No forced hard coal power plant closures before 2026: German draft law
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 04:57:43 -0500
From feeds.reuters
The German government will not force hard coal power plants to close over the next seven years, a draft law expected to be approved by the cabinet next week showed on Tuesday.


Belgium's Euronav picks Malaysia port as eastern supply base for marine fuels
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:30:28 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Belgian tanker operator Euronav signed a service agreement on Tuesday making Malaysia's Linggi Port its supply base providing low-sulphur marine fuels and other services for ships plying East-of-Suez routes, the port operator said.


Two die during heavy rains in South Africa
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:25:30 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Two people have died amid downpours in an eastern province of South Africa brought down their house, a few months after many were killed in another torrential rain.


Hyundai default title winners as Australia rally canceled on bushfires
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 02:07:52 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Hyundai were confirmed winners of the World Rally Championship's manufacturers' title after the season-ending Rally of Australia was canceled on Tuesday due to the threat of bushfires.


Instagram testing policy to hide likes
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 02:38:56 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Instagram said it wants to create a healthier environment for users. So it's testing out a new policy in parts of the U.S. to hide likes. Jamie Yuccas explains.


T-Mobile CEO John Legere in talks to take over top job at WeWork
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
T-Mobile and Sprint are hoping to complete their merger soon. But the man positioned to head that new company is in talks to lead another major undertaking: a rescue mission for WeWork.


Singles Day sales for Alibaba top $38 billion, breaking last year's record
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
China's annual Singles Day online shopping bonanza has brought in a record $38 billion in sales for Alibaba.


Instagram is about to hide likes for some US users. Here's what to expect
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Instagram is removing likes for some users in the United States, following similar tests in other countries, including Canada and Australia.


SpaceX launches 60 more internet satellites
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
SpaceX sent another 60 satellites into orbit on Monday, one of many such launches the company hopes to conduct over the next year as it works to build a massive broadband-from-space business.


Chinese team FunPlus Phoenix wins League of Legends World Championship
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Every year, the world's biggest computer game, League of Legends, puts on a show at its World Championship esports finals complete with a huge opening ceremony.


How every company could become a 'tech' company
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
These days nearly every company is, or is in the process of becoming, a technology company. Major retailers have mobile apps and robust e-commerce platforms. Banks are getting into cryptocurrency. Grocery stores no longer expect customers to come inside to shop a they can place an order online and pick it up outside the store, or have it delivered right to their homes.


Colleges are helping students start careers in esports
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Team SoloMid, partly known for its League of Legends competitive play, will be recruiting at UC Irvine and Santa Barbara for its summer 2020 internships and the potential for full-time positions. TSM is also looking to partner with Stanford and UCLA.


Instagram will test hiding US users' likes
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Posting on Instagram can come with a rush of validation when likes from friends and strangers come pouring in. But those likes will soon be hidden for some US users.


These dog-like robots do backflips and play soccer. Yes, they're adorable
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
MIT's dog-like mini cheetah robots can do backflips and play soccer. Researchers took them out to frolic in the leaves on a fall day.


The internet thought it found the Trump whistleblower's picture. The internet was wrong
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Right-wing social media accounts have been widely sharing two photographs that they claim show the whistleblower at the center of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and prove that the whistleblower is biased against Trump and hopelessly untrustworthy.


Facebook and YouTube say they are removing content mentioning potential whistleblower's name
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Facebook and YouTube said Friday that they were removing content that mentioned the potential name of the whistleblower whose complaint sparked an impeachment probe into President Trump.


Blackstone acquires dating apps Bumble and Badoo amid investigation into former owner
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Bumble's embattled owner is getting acquired by investment firm Blackstone.


China's top ride-hailing company introduced a 'curfew' for women after riders were killed. It's being forced to backtrack
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
China's top ride-hailing firm is walking back one of its newest features after users accused the company of discriminating against women by preventing them using one of its services in the late evening.


Why this Apple executive says the US needs a new energy system
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
As wildfire season loomed in California last month, the executive who oversees Apple's environmental efforts told CNN Business that fires sparked in the state show the need to update the United States' aging energy infrastructure.


People just received text messages originally sent on Valentine's Day
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Delayed text messages received overnight on Wednesday caused confusion, misunderstandings and even alarm for some recipients.


Searching for Google and YouTube in Big Tech's political ad controversy
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
You'd be forgiven for thinking that the only tech platform that allows politicians to run false ads is Facebook.


Apple redesigns its privacy pages, thumbing its nose at Facebook and Google
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Apple redesigned the web pages of its privacy policies Wednesday, its latest effort to distinguish itself from its personal data-selling competitors.


Facebook mulls changes to how it handles political ads
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Facing increased scrutiny, Facebook is considering making some changes to how it handles political ads, a source told CNN Business.


The new HoloLens is better, but here's why you're still not going to buy it
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
You probably wouldn't pay $3,500 for an augmented-reality headset that lets you play around with virtual objects in your living room. Your employer might, however, if it could help you do your job.


Hundreds of schools to remain closed
Date: 0
From https:
More than 200 schools will remain closed on Wednesday as dozens of fires continue to burn across Queensland and New South Wales.

aSheer stupiditya: Unbelievable fire activity
Date: 0
From https:
Authorities have blasted the asheer stupiditya of some people amid acatastrophica bushfires after people were caught flying drones, lighting fires and ignoring advice.

Surprising page drawing fire donations
Date: 0
From https:
More than $300,000 has been raised on GoFundMe to support those affected by the bushfires, but it may come as a surprise that the fundraiser drawing the most donations has nothing to do with supporting our fireys or people who have lost their homes.

Taree couple caring for 24 koalas in their home after bushfires
Date: 0
From https:
Paul and Christeen McLeod are sharing their home on the New South Wales mid-north coast with 24 koalas.

Defect notices coming for Takata airbags in Queensland
Date: 0
From https:
The Queensland government says it will issue defect notices and strip registrations from cars whose drivers refuse to replace defective Takata airbags.

Crucial bushfire lesson Aussies refuse to learn
Date: 0
From https:
COMMENT

Rainfall outlook map shows dire weather outlook
Date: 0
From https:
Itas been a horror run of days across Australiaas east coast with blistering temperatures and strong winds leading to scores of bushfires, tragically some fatal.

What to do if your car is caught in a bushfire
Date: 0
From https:
Bush fire advice from Australian emergency services is clear: Driving in bush fire zones is extremely dangerous and best avoided.

Uber bossa gaff on deadly amistakea
Date: 0
From https:
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is under fire for calling the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi a amistakea on the part of the Saudi Arabian Government that can be aforgivena while comparing the killing to issues posed by self-driving cars.

Bushfire victims pour remains of home outside NSW parliament
Date: 0
From https:
All that remains of Aaron Crowe and Fiona Leeas family home, ravaged by a ferocious bushfire on Friday, could fit inside one small red tin.

Conditions worse than Black Saturday: Unprecedented bushfire danger
Date: 0
From https:
Catastrophic conditions in southern Queensland and across large parts of New South Wales could be worse than those in the lead-up to the deadly Black Saturday bushfires in 2009.

Conditions worse than Black Saturday: Unprecedented bushfire danger
Date: 0
From https:
Catastrophic conditions in southern Queensland and across large parts of New South Wales could be worse than those in the lead-up to the deadly Black Saturday bushfires in 2009.

Sydney bushfire danger hour could be later than you think a at dusk
Date: 0
From https:
The most dangerous moment in a acatastrophica day of fire danger could hit Sydney at an unlikely time.

In pictures: aCatastrophica conditions
Date: 0
From https:
The air quality in Sydney and the Illawarra is worse than Jakarta and Beijing, reaching ahazardousa levels as bushfire smoke increases.

While fires rage on, so too do a couple of minor politicians
Date: 0
From https:
COMMENT

aHeroa firefightersa touching note after saving home
Date: 0
From https:
The fact our fireys are willing to go the extra mile to ensure people are safe and save their homes has been highlighted perfectly in a touching note.

Fines and jail for bushfire pests
Date: 0
From https:
Stern warnings have been issued for anyone thinking about breaking the law in NSW today during fire conditions ranging from high to catastrophic.

Push to get floating rubbish bins everywhere
Date: 0
From https:
The co-founder of floating rubbish collector, the Seabin, is calling on the government to roll the ingenious invention out across the country.

NSW, QLD bushfires: How you can help
Date: 0
From https:
NSW is preparing for catastrophic and unprecedented conditions in what could be the most dangerous bushfire week in Australiaas history.

Need for Speed Heat review: Channel your inner Fast and the Furious
Date: 0
From https:
Get ready to start your engines and channel your inner Fast and the Furious, because Need for Speed Heat is here with some unique game mechanics to refresh the racing genre.

NSW and QLD bushfires: How to save your home
Date: 0
From https:
Three people have died and 200 homes and sheds destroyed as fires burned over the weekend in NSW and Queensland, but experts warn the worst is yet to come on Tuesday.

Sydney suburbs in bushfire danger
Date: 0
From https:
Although the entire Greater Sydney region will experience acatastrophica fire conditions today, authorities have clarified those at the greatest risk are in abush pronea areas.

Full list of NSW school closures
Date: 0
From https:
Nine NSW schools have been evacuated due to the bushfire threat gripping the state on advice from the Rural Fire Service.

Hyundaias ground breaking tech revealed
Date: 0
From https:
The interior of a car could soon get a lot quieter, teaming with electric drivetrain technology to asignificantly reduce road noise and create a serene cabina.

Worst weather fears coming true
Date: 0
From https:
The Rural Fire Service has said the worst fears about Sydneyas bushfire day of dread are set to be realised. The organisation said that while it may appear calm but smoky across the city, we are aon track for a dangerous day aheada.

aDo not expect a knock on the doora
Date: 0
From https:
NSW is preparing for catastrophic and unprecedented conditions in what could be the most dangerous bushfire week in Australiaas history.

Nissanas startling stat revealed
Date: 0
From https:
The automotive landscape is changing rapidly as a new era in low emissions motoring dawns, but not all makers are evolving as fast as others. And the Nissan Patrol is one of the several ageing vehicles in Australia stuck in a time warp.

Familyas anightmarea return home
Date: 0
From https:
Families have begun returning to their burned out homes on the New South Wales mid-north coast, finding nothing but devastation after fires tore through the region over the weekend.

Map shows how close fire came to homes
Date: 0
From https:
A frightening map generated by a fire-tracking app has revealed how close homes in the beachside suburbs on the New South Wales Mid Coast came to destruction.

New gameas day and night difference
Date: 0
From https:
Get ready to start your engines and channel your inner Fast and the Furious, because Need for Speed Heat is here with some unique game mechanics to refresh the racing genre.