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Smart scale goes dumb as Under Armour ends on linked tech

Any wise gadget features its own set of compromises and advantages, however there's one big shoe waiting to drop with each and every...

Experts question whether FBI election cybersecurity modifications are robust adequate

New standards demonstrate how the company will collaborate with state authorities in case of a cyberattack on election facilities.The ominous timing of deepfakes...

Web routers running Tomato are under attack by infamous criminal activity gang

Internet routers running the Tomato option firmware are under active attack by a self-propagating make use of that look for gadgets utilizing default...

Headings and originality reviews in Google Classroom

Final week, Google introduced that Originality Studies in Google Classroom would quickly be out there to all customers with the restriction that you could...

Astronomers find an oddball asteroid totally inside the orbit of Venus

Gravity assist — “Getting past the orbit of Venus must have been challenging.” Eric Berger - Jan 20, 2020 4:57 pm UTC Enlarge / The Zwicky Transient Facility at Palomar Observatory in California.Caltech Optical Observatories Astronomers have found nearly 1 million asteroids in our Solar System, with the vast majority located in the asteroid belt…

Frontier, an ISP in 29 states, plans to apply for insolvency

Frontier's decline — Frontier subscribers suffer from poor customer service and failing networks. Jon Brodkin - Jan 20, 2020 4:47 pm UTC Enlarge / A Frontier Communications service van. Frontier Communications is planning to file for bankruptcy within two months, Bloomberg reported last week. The telco "is asking creditors to help craft a turnaround deal…

Research study discovers that the popular rubber hand illusion could be utilized to treat OCD

Fake it til you make it — New technique could provide an effective bridge to standard exposure therapy. Jennifer Ouellette - Jan 20, 2020 3:20 pm UTC Enlarge / Fictional detective Adrian Monk (Tony Shalhoub) famously suffered from OCD, with a powerful germ phobia, among many others. Perhaps "multi sensory stimulation therapy" would have helped.…

SpaceX successfully finishes its Dragon terminate test

Abort — The capsule successfully separated and splashed down gently into the Atlantic. John Timmer - Jan 19, 2020 4:07 pm UTC Enlarge / The Falcon 9 during the launch of the abort test. Today, SpaceX attempted a critical test of its ability to launch humans to orbit: the ability to get them away from…

Apple TV+: Can it be saved before everyone’s free trials run out?

Plus fatigue — Apple's salvo launched months ahead of other upstarts. Why does it already seem behind? Ani Bundel - Jan 19, 2020 3:00 pm UTC Enlarge / When Apple TV+ landed on November 1, it did not include all of these original series, thanks to its "soft launch." When Apple TV+ launched in November…