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Seeing when someone was last online inside an app can help you figure out whether or not they're available to chat, and can also give you pointers as to whether they're ignoring your messages or just... haven't gotten around to replying yet. But if you don't like your status being broadcast to your contacts like this,...
Paid-for Copilot trained on FOSS code final straw for Software Freedom Conservancy The Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC), a non-profit focused on free and open source software (FOSS), said it has... stopped using Microsoft's GitHub for project hosting - and is urging other software developers to do the same....
On Tuesday, July 5, at a giant underground compound in Meyrin, Switzerland, physicists announced that they had discovered three "exotic" particles, never before seen by science — a feat... accomplished via the world’s largest ring of superconducting magnets, also known as the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). For anyone who had gotten their science news from TikTok, the discovery of three new subatomic particles probably didn’t live up to the promise of a "portal that's gonna open on July 5," or the widely shared notion that the event would look like a clip from the latest season of Stranger Things. The hype is nothing new People have been hyperventilating about this very, very big particle accelerator, which is run by the European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN), since Bill...
Capstone, a microwave-sized spacecraft, is meant to pave the way for future Artemis missions to the lunar surface.
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A class of drugs commonly used to treat ADHD and other conditions could improve cognition and decrease apathy in people with Alzheimer's
The Verge YouTube, Instagram, Discord, and Twitter moved to quickly pull social media pages that appeared to belong to Robert Crimo III, a person of interest in the Chicago suburb shooting that left... six dead and dozens injured this afternoon. Under a pair of aliases, Crimo seems to have posted more than a dozen videos to YouTube and hosted a Discord channel named "SS," which was open to the public through an invite link. Crimo's apparent YouTube account hadn't posted in around eight months, based The Verge's viewing before the account was pulled. The most recent video included concerning language and imagery that appeared to involve classrooms and stick-art depictions of people being shot. Another clip seemed to be a music video for a rap song,...
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Ten years after it discovered the Higgs boson, the Large Hadron Collider is about to start smashing protons together at unprecedented energy levels in its quest to reveal more secrets about how the... universe works.
Researchers have developed a new implantable device that can "cool" nerves and provide on-demand pain relief for those suffering from neuropathic or chronic pain.
Study reports adolescents are three times more likely to develop cannabis use disorder than adults, but may not be at more risk of developing other mental health disorders associated with cannabis... use.
Researchers developed a new GPU-based machine learning algorithm to help predict the connectivity of networks within the brain.
The Perseverance team says the rover can still take key weather measurements after pebbles struck a wind sensor amid strong Red Planet gusts.
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NASA's next-generation rocket, the Space Launch System, will return to its home at the Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida today.
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One of the instrument's early programs includes performing spectroscopy on stellar nursery NGC 133 to spot the small, dark celestial bodies.
People are using deepfakes to apply for remote jobs in the tech industry, according to the FBI.
The last six phones languishing on Android 11 have received access to the open beta for Android 12, although owners of the global phone version may want to wait for now.
If you're curious about what may be changed in VR and what details there are about it, we've sussed out all the information you need to know about Among Us VR.
It's nice to have a feel-good story every once in a while, so here's one to hold off the existential dread: the Earth isn't likely to get flung off into deep space for at least 100,000 years. In fact,... all of the Solar System's planets are safe for that time frame, so there is good …
Uber's second safety report covering 2019 and 2020, delayed due to pandemic, says third-party drivers are mostly to blame for fatalities.
NASA is preparing to unveil the first high-res images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope, and its latest comments suggest they'll be something special.