Personal info of nearly 200 million U.S. voters sat exposed on a public server for 12 days

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Personal information belonging to 198 million American voters was exposed for more than week this month, publicly accessible from a “misconfigured database” — if you knew where to look. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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NASA telescope finds 10 more Earth-sized, potentially habitable planets

NASA says its planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that are likely the right size and temperature to potentially have life on them. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Google steps up fight against online extremism

Google is intensifying its campaign against online extremism, saying it will put more resources toward identifying and removing videos related to terrorism and hate groups. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Virtual reality a 'teacher's dream' but high cost keeps it largely out of schools

Virtual reality is slowly being adopted by schools in Canada, as high costs and a complicated set up remains an obstacle. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Smart prosthetics aim to improve mobility for stroke patients, amputees

University of Calgary kineseology professor Art Kuo is examining how to use sensors, similar to those found in activity trackers, to better capture and release energy that would otherwise be lost when walking. Powered More...

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By admin On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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'Hack-proof' quantum internet networks closer to reality, studies say

The pursuit of a quantum internet that’s impervious to hacking is a little closer to reality thanks to breakthroughs outlined in two new studies this week, but an expert warns a super-secure network may still More...

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By admin On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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Rise of Trump, global unrest mean even video games becoming political

From the floor of the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, a new trend is emerging: real world politics and social issues being baked right into make-believe video games. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Apple and Google say goodbye to auto-play video ads

The days of annoying auto-play video ads may be numbered. Google and Apple have announced ad-blocking features that will likely be rolled out in the next year. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Canadian democracy 'not immune' to cyber threats, spy agency warns

The federal government believes Canadian democracy is “not immune” from cyber threats, and today outlined its plan to ensure the electoral system is secure. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Casinos, mining companies hit by criminal hackers

They stole data, demanded payment in bitcoin, and disabled computer systems if the victims didn’t pay up. Powered by WPeMatico  More...