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French officials investigating if Apple devices played a role in 2016 EgyptAir crash

French officials have opened an investigation into the possibility that a deadly Egypt Air crash in May 2016 could have been caused by a fire resulting from two Apple products overheating. The report comes from French paper Le Parisen (via Business Insider), which says French investigators are pursuing a theory ...

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This automatic umbrella won't let the world rain on your parade

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Google's Sergey Brin is building the world's biggest aircraft for luxe vacations (and saving the world)

When you’re a cofounder of one of the world’s most valuable companies, your passion projects tend to take on a more massive scale than, say, simply tuning up an old hot rod in the garage. Take Google’s Sergey Brin. Word leaked last month that he has a team working on ...

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Google just launched a GIF maker to make your data look better

Google wants to help make your research look better. To help journalists share their research and tell stories in a more visual and appealing way, Google just launched Data GIF Maker, a data visualization creator. “Data visualizations are an essential storytelling tool in journalism, and though they are often intricate, ...

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Can machine learning and AI help Facebook better moderate troubling content?

Facebook can’t catch a break these days. The Guardian published a comprehensive tell-all, dubbed the “Facebook Files,” revealing the social network’s guidelines for monitoring violence, hate speech, and revenge porn. Let’s just say it’s raised a lot of questions. This week’s MashTalk is hosted by Tech Editor Pete Pachal, with ...

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Hackers just gave you another reason to hate vaping

It turns out vaping may be bad for more than just your look.  With a few tweaks of the pen, a security researcher has demonstrated that vaporizers can be modified in such a way as to pass code to your computer.  SEE ALSO: Sony hackers accused of having a new ...

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The iPhone 8 will reportedly avoid the Galaxy S8's most glaring flaw

You can breathe easier now, iPhone fans: Apple might have solved the biggest challenge facing your favorite upcoming smartphone. Apple has reportedly figured out how to integrate an optical Touch ID sensor directly into the iPhone 8’s display, clearing the one hurdle that tripped up Samsung’s Galaxy S8.  The report ...

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Drone journalist faced 7 years behind bars for filming pipeline protests—and beat the case

“I’m really at their mercy right now for something that I didn’t do.” That was the voice of Aaron Turgeon in a video uploaded to YouTube on Oct. 31, 2016, as Turgeon learned what he was up against in court.  SEE ALSO: Drones are smuggling so much contraband into prisons ...

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How to pivot your career into the healthcare field

Between now and 2024, the healthcare field is projected to experience the fastest employment growth, which is creating opportunities for people who are passionate about healthcare and considering a career in the industry.    “The healthcare field is broad and dynamic,” said Doris Savron, executive dean at University of Phoenix ...

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The guy who created Android has a new phone… wait, what's that bulge?

Andy Rubin, better known as the guy who created Android and then sold it to Google only to later leave, will finally show off his new smartphone on May 30. Rubin’s company, Essential, sent its first tweet on Thursday teasing the phone launch and then a follow-up tweet showing a ...

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