• Rising sea levels threatens coastal cities with more tsunamis, scientists warn
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    The Telegraph

    Rising sea levels threatens coastal cities with more tsunamis, scientists warn

    Rising sea levels threatens coastal cities with more tsunamis, scientists warn

  • Shipwreck from only WWII battle in America found off Alaska
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    Associated Press

    Shipwreck from only WWII battle in America found off Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Daryl Weathers remembers trying to pull men from the sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands after a U.S. Navy destroyer hit a mine left by the Japanese following the only World War II battle fought on North American soil.

  • Cortana and Alexa can call each other at the beginning of their new relationship
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    Digital Trends

    Cortana and Alexa can call each other at the beginning of their new relationship

    Microsoft and Amazon announced a public preview of Cortana and Alexa integration. U.S. customers can now open Cortana with Alexa and Alexa with Cortana. Basic functions such as calendars and shopping lists are available with the preview.

  • Spacewalkers install bird trackers, send satellites flying
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    The Canadian Press

    Spacewalkers install bird trackers, send satellites flying

    Spacewalking cosmonauts set up an antenna for tracking birds on Earth and sent a series of tiny satellites flying from the International Space Station on Wednesday. Russian Sergey Prokopyev used his gloved right hand to fling four research satellites into space. The first mini satellite safely tumbled

  • Spacewalkers install bird trackers, send satellites flying
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    Associated Press

    Spacewalkers install bird trackers, send satellites flying

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking cosmonauts set up an antenna for tracking birds on Earth and sent a series of tiny satellites flying from the International Space Station on Wednesday.

  • Spacewalking Cosmonauts Toss Tiny Satellites From Space Station
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    SPACE.com

    Spacewalking Cosmonauts Toss Tiny Satellites From Space Station

    Two Russian cosmonauts completed a grueling, nearly 8-hour spacewalk Wednesday (Aug. 15), tossing tiny satellites into orbit from the International Space Station, among other tasks. Cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev emerged from the Pirs airlock at 12:17 p.m. EDT (1617 GMT) and spent a total

  • The best gaming laptops
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    Digital Trends

    The best gaming laptops

    Gaming desktops are powerful, but they tie you down to your desk. For those of us who prefer a more mobile experience, here are the best gaming laptops on the market, ranging from budget machines to maxed-out, wallet-emptying PCs.

  • After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes
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    Associated Press

    After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes

    A day after Twitter gave right-wing conspiratorialist Alex Jones a weeklong timeout, CEO Jack Dorsey is mulling deeper changes to the social media service that might limit the spread of fake news, misinformation and hate speech. Twitter joined other prominent tech companies in muzzling Jones, the founder

  • Andrew Scheer Distances Himself From Maxime Bernier's Multiculturalism Tweets
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    HuffPost Canada

    Andrew Scheer Distances Himself From Maxime Bernier's Multiculturalism Tweets

    Earlier in the week, Bernier argued Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's support for "more diversity" pushes a "radical multiculturalism" agenda that endangers Canada's identity. All those who are surprised by my recent tweets on diversity and multiculturalism have not been

  • The Beats Solo3 wireless headphones are on sale from Walmart for $150 off
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    Digital Trends

    The Beats Solo3 wireless headphones are on sale from Walmart for $150 off

    If you've been eyeballing a pair of Beats headphones and trying to sniff out a deal, then you're in luck. Walmart just slashed the price of the Beats Solo3 wireless headphones to just $150, bringing it down to about half of its retail cost.

  • The best Blu-ray players of 2018
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    Digital Trends

    The best Blu-ray players of 2018

    Streaming may be popular, but the disc isn't dead yet! To get the very best picture and sound quality from your system, you need to be watching Blu-ray or 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray discs. Here are the best Blu-ray players you can buy right now.

  • The best true wireless earbuds of 2018
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    Digital Trends

    The best true wireless earbuds of 2018

    If you can't stand the tangle of cords, or you're just excited about completely wireless earbuds, you're going to need some help separating the wheat from the chaff. Our list serves up the best wireless earbuds around.

  • Met police slammed for using 750 'incompatible' IT systems
    Finance
    The Telegraph

    Met police slammed for using 750 'incompatible' IT systems

    Met police slammed for using 750 'incompatible' IT systems

  • Smart digital assistants threaten regional accents, research says
    Finance
    The Telegraph

    Smart digital assistants threaten regional accents, research says

    Smart digital assistants threaten regional accents, research says

  • Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments
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    The Canadian Press

    Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments

    U.S. health officials are eliminating special regulations for gene therapy experiments, saying that what was once exotic science is quickly becoming an established form of medical care with no extraordinary risks. A special National Institutes of Health oversight panel will no longer review all gene

  • Finance
    Associated Press

    Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans

    Government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker, according to media reports. The subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission demands information from each of Tesla's nine directors

  • This is how Google will improve the quality of Wear OS apps
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    Digital Trends

    This is how Google will improve the quality of Wear OS apps

    Google wants to improve the quality of Wear OS apps, and to that end the company has announced that the review process of Wear OS apps for Google Play is now mandatory. Criteria for Wear OS apps include that they work as expected.

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    CBC

    Sask agriculture group calls $289M Monsanto payout 'a head-scratcher'

    Saskatchewan farmers will continue to use glyphosate on their crops, despite a $289-million ruling against Monsanto in California. "It's used right across Saskatchewan — one of our most used tools for weed control," said Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan president Todd

  • Not just land heat waves: Oceans are in hot water, too
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    Associated Press

    Not just land heat waves: Oceans are in hot water, too

    Even the oceans are breaking temperature records in this summer of heat waves. Off the San Diego coast, scientists earlier this month recorded all-time high seawater temperatures since daily measurements began in 1916. "Just like we have heat waves on land, we also have heat waves in the ocean

  • How to take a screenshot on a Chromebook
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    Digital Trends

    How to take a screenshot on a Chromebook

    Chrome OS has a number of built-in screenshot options, and can also be used with Chrome screenshot extensions for added flexibility. You have a lot of options, but learning how to take a screenshot on a Chromebook is easy.

  • The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of Twitter
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    Associated Press

    The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of Twitter

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Twitter's suspension of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones (all times local):

  • Gun makers up in arms over Shopify's ban on certain firearms and accessories
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    The Canadian Press

    Gun makers up in arms over Shopify's ban on certain firearms and accessories

    Shopify is taking aim at weapons companies by banning the sale of some firearms and accessories on its platform. The Ottawa-based e-commerce giant quietly made changes to its policies this week to keep merchants from using its technology to sell everything from semi-automatic firearms that accept detachable

  • Earth is 'pretty normal' within the universe and there could be many more planets like ours, study finds
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    The Independent

    Earth is 'pretty normal' within the universe and there could be many more planets like ours, study finds

    The Earth is “pretty normal” as far as the universe goes and there could be many more planets like our own than we ever realised, according to a new study. The building blocks that helped create our own planet are spread across the universe, the researchers discovered. The study is one of the biggest

  • Save hundreds with the best MacBook deals for August 2018
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    Digital Trends

    Save hundreds with the best MacBook deals for August 2018

    If you’re in the market for a new Apple laptop, let us make your work a little easier: We hunted down the best up-to-date MacBook deals available online right now from various retailers.

  • These are the best phono preamps that won’t break the bank
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    Digital Trends

    These are the best phono preamps that won’t break the bank

    Whether you're looking for a quick fix to set up your first turntable or a long-term audio upgrade for higher-quality sound, here are the best phono preamps you can buy that won't empty out your wallet.