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AP FILE – Elon Musk speaks at the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition March 9, 2020, in Washington. With Twitter and Elon Musk edging towards finalizing a deal, here’s what may come next in the billionaire’s on-again, off-again bid to buy ...

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Reuters FILE PHOTO: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks next to the company’s newest Model S during the Model S Beta Event held at the Tesla factory in Fremont, California October 1, 2011. Elon Musk’s change of heart over his ...

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This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. (Photo: Adam Szuscik/Unsplash)The US Supreme Court has taken on a case that will test the true limitations of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. ...

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Ensemble mean Arctic sea ice maps: (a) Present-day (1979–2014) CESM2-lessmelt September concentration, (b) as in (a) but for March thickness, (c and d) as in (a and b) but for the CESM2-lessmelt minus CESM2-LE difference, (e and f) as ...

As ransomware attacks increase, new algorithm may help prevent power blackouts

Saurabh Bagchi, a Purdue professor of electrical and computer engineering, develops ways to improve the cybersecurity of power grids and other critical infrastructure. Credit: Purdue University/Vincent Walter Millions of people could suddenly lose electricity if a ransomware attack just ...

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Billionaire Elon Musk has done an about-face and said he will proceed with his purchase of Twitter. With Twitter and Elon Musk edging towards finalizing a deal, here’s what may come next in the billionaire’s on-again, off-again bid to ...

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Layouts of control point clouds generated by (a) ring method (b) mesh method. Credit: International Journal of Extreme Manufacturing (2022). DOI: 10.1088/2631-7990/ac5f12 Researchers from Keio University developed a novel tool path generation method for driving an independently controlled fast ...

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Wild, edible, and nutritious: Research and recipes reveal the benefits of regional Turkish plants

Wild edible plants such as golden thistle appear in traditional and regional dishes. Credit: Alliance of Bioversity and CIAT / Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition / A.Tan and N. Adanacioglu Visit any of Turkey’s regions and you will find ...

How does Airbnb contribute to projecting the image of tourist destinations?

Airbnb’s Neighborhood Guides. Most reported words. Word Cloud where the size responds to the largest number of citations. Credit: International Journal of Tourism Research (2022). DOI: 10.1002/jtr.2551 “Wander around Trastevere like a Roman”; “This little café in the Latin ...

Scientists use machine learning to accelerate materials discovery

The final product of the machine learning algorithm: metastable phase diagrams for carbon. The colored regions indicate conditions at which carbon exists in certain metastable states that may yield useful material properties. Credit: Argonne National Laboratory A new computational ...

Exceptionally well preserved fossilized worm embryo from the Cambrian period identified in China

SEM images, surface images and orthoslices of six scanned fossil embryo specimens of Markuelia hunanensis Dong and Donoghue, 2004. (a) SEM image of GMPKU3140; (b) surface image of (a), oriented like (a), showing the relative position of the orthoslice; ...

Going 'rogue': Researchers discover viral trend in global marketing

Larry Sharpe signing whiteboard for White Claw Hard Seltzer. Credit: Dennis Consorte, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons Chris Taylor, director of the beverage management program in the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Global Hospitality ...

Michigan board approves $400 million to advance EV batteries

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Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The National research center for Cybersecurity ATHENE has found a way to break one of the basic mechanisms used to secure internet traffic. The mechanism, called RPKI, is actually designed to prevent cybercriminals or government ...

Apple said to have agreed to TSMC chip price hike

Apple reportedly agreed to a chip price hike from its main supplier TSMC. Economic Daily News reports that the price hike will take effect in 2023. The price of 8-inch chip wafers will go up by 6% while 12-inch ...

Explainer: Elon Musk Twitter turnaround reflects legal challenges

ReutersElon Musk’s sudden about face on a $44 billion agreement to acquire Twitter, reversing an earlier attempt to rescind that offer, came as a surprise even from the mercurial billionaire who loves to shock.It sent shares of the social media ...

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“Overwatch 2” players have been spoiled by an early distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in the first hours of its official release. Blizzard has confirmed that players are struggling to access the game. Some noticed that they could not ...

Russian launches to space from US, first time in 20 years

SpaceX Crew5 astronauts, from left, Russian cosmonaut Anna Kikina, NASA astronaut Josh Cassada, NASA astronaut Nicole Mann and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi Wakata pose for a photo as they leave the Operations and Checkout building before heading ...

'Forever chemicals' in deer, fish challenge hunters, tourism

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Wildlife agencies in the U.S. are finding elevated levels of a class of toxic chemicals in game animals such as deer—and that’s prompting health advisories in some places where hunting and fishing are ways of ...

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Pixel 7 Pro Updates That I'm Hoping Google Announces Tomorrow

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Scientists may have figured out what makes Uranus so weird

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When will Black Panther: Wakanda Forever stream on Disney Plus?

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Facebook Feed adds ‘Show More’ and ‘Show Less’ customization options

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Map showing the San Juan, NM region containing a large coal mine. Known methane emission sources sampled during 2020/2021 mobile surveys and the location of the fourier transform spectrometer instrument are identified. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (2022). DOI: ...

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(a, b) Gossypium barbadense, GB1368/k-7616, an Uzbekistan accession introduction with different plant structure, large leaves, columnar growth, and fruiting cluster habit. (c) Full irrigated plant from PSSJ-FRP01 germplasm line. (d) American pima Gossypium barbadense cotton. Credit: Journal of Plant ...

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HP brings the 2022 OMEN 16 to Singapore and introduces Victus 16 mainstream gaming laptops

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Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A small team of researchers with members from Sorbonne Université, the University of Maryland College Park, the University of Pisa and Université Côte d’Azur has developed a theory to explain the odd tilt of Uranus ...

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