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Grab your pitchfork, fellow human. We have a new villain to run out of town, and its name is Facebook. It’s selling our data, monitoring our phone calls, and, perhaps worst of all, doesn’t even seem to feel that bad Read more…


Unlike some other Twitter-loving tech CEOs we know, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos likes to keep his company’s plans fairly quiet. Some even call Amazon “secretive.” Bezos disagrees with that label, though. In 2014, he told shareholders he thinks “quiet” is Read more…


This is, I hope, not a shock to you. In fact, it’s one of the biggest takeaways of the recent investigation involving Facebook and a data mining company called Cambridge Analytica. The short version: Cambridge Analytica used a quiz app Read more…


For businesses working across borders, merchants have to pay hefty fees to process international currency payments. Cryptocurrencies cut out those fees; because, cryptocurrencies are virtual, they don’t have a country of origin or national bank backing it. That means businesses Read more…


Here we offer five tips that are relatively easy to follow, but will make a big impact on the digital footprint you leave on the web. Do a privacy audit of your devices Your devices, especially mobile phones, know more Read more…

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  • TESS, a new Exoplanet Hunter Satellite by NASA April 25, 2018
    TESS, a new Exoplanet Hunter Satellite by NASA  The News RecorderSpaceX Successfully Launches TESS Aboard A Falcon 9 Rocket April 18, 2018  Exclusive ReportageA little Estrie in the hunt for exoplanets  The Koz TimesFull coverage
  • The rise of nanosatellites April 25, 2018
    The rise of nanosatellites  The Week MagazineSee it: Radar satellites spying on farms from space is a taste of the future economy  QuartzMission to Mars? here's one hazard you haven't considered  Space DailyFull coverage
  • Planet darker than charcoal discovered April 25, 2018
    Planet darker than charcoal discovered  Times of IndiaAstronomers have found a completely black planet  The Siver TimesWASP-104b: all you need to know about the new pitch-black planet  QriusFull coverage
  • Russians poised to fire intercontinental ballistic missile... into space with Sentinel-3 sat on board April 25, 2018
    Russians poised to fire intercontinental ballistic missile... into space with Sentinel-3 sat on board  The RegisterESA teams ready for space  Space DailySentinel 3B satellite launch with RUAG Space electronics, structures, and insulation  Geospatial World (press release) (blog)Full coverage
  • Museum realizes collection's rare elephant bird egg is real April 25, 2018
    Museum realizes collection's rare elephant bird egg is real  Phys.OrgMuseum Makes a Rare Discovery- Extinct Elephant Bird Egg Is Real  TechnoStallsEgg of extinct elephant bird was mislabeled as fake for decades, museum realizes  Fox NewsBuffalo Museum of Science discovers a gem in the attic  Buffalo Business FirstFull coverage
  • European satellite reveals motions of more than 1 billion stars and shape of the Milky Way April 25, 2018
    European satellite reveals motions of more than 1 billion stars and shape of the Milky Way  Science MagazineThe European Space Agency Is Publishing The Largest 3D Map Ever Of The Milky Way Galaxy  The InquisitrThe European Space Agency releases the largest and most precise 3D map of our Milky Way  The TeCakeFull coverage
  • Cosmic prang probe: Euro space boffins to smash sats, virtually April 25, 2018
    Cosmic prang probe: Euro space boffins to smash sats, virtually  The RegisterSpace smash: simulating when satellites collide  Space DailyNew ESA Project Simulates Satellite Crashes to Prevent Real Space Debris Collisions  Outer PlacesFull coverage
  • Altman, Jones inducted into US Astronaut Hall of Fame April 25, 2018
    Altman, Jones inducted into US Astronaut Hall of Fame  SpaceFlight InsiderEd Klein worked 37 years with NASA flights  Van Buren Press Argus-CourierFull coverage
  • A terrible disease—ALS April 25, 2018
    A terrible disease—ALS  Pleasanton ExpressAmyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Market Size (Volume and Value) and Growth to 2027 Shared in Latest Research  Healthcare JournalFull coverage
  • China's Chang'e-4 relay satellite named "Queqiao" April 25, 2018
    China's Chang'e-4 relay satellite named "Queqiao"  Space DailyNASA to make orbiting lunar base decision in early 2019  Orlando SentinelMan on the moon may soon be Chinese  Inquirer.netFull coverage
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