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Archaeologists discover ancient tools built with material from space

We may still be looking for proof that aliens exist, but new research into some very curious ancient tools now reveals that humans were using extraterrestrial material long before mankind even dreamed of flying out of Earth’s atmosphere. The findings, which were published in the Journal of Archaeological Science, reveal …

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Google AI built ‘AI child’ more advanced than anything humans have ever made

A Google supercomputer has created an “AI child” which can outperform its man-made rivals. The incredible machine named NASNet becomes smarter through “reinforcement learning” which sees it report back to its “parent” computer when completing tasks. The AI (artificial intelligence,) which was created earlier this year, is able to recognize …

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This is the latest Earth-like planet that could possibly support life

Scientists have discovered a supersized version of Earth that could host life on a distant galaxy. The planet, named K2-18b, has been dubbed a rocky “super earth” that orbits a sun-like star. And it’s positioned in a solar sweet spot — making it possible to host life-giving liquid water. Researchers …

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The International Space Station is as gross as your own home

When you think of the International Space Station — that huge floating laboratory cruising through Earth’s atmosphere that has housed dozens of different astronauts and cosmonauts over the years — what image does your mind paint? If it’s a picture of pristine, almost clinical cleanliness, far away from the grime …

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Amazon’s Prime Video app now works with Apple TV

Amazon’s Prime Video app has finally arrived on Apple TV. The Seattle-based web giant’s popular streaming app made its debut on Apple’s living room fixture on Wednesday, signaling a thaw in the testy relationship between the tech giants. Previously, Apple TV owners were unable to stream any of the movies …

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Huawei partners KNUST to offer authorised network academy in Ghana

Huawei has partnered Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to run Huawei Authorized Information and Network Academy (HAINA) program for students at the University. The HAINA initiative is a global ICT technology education program which authorizes universities and tertiary education organizations to deliver Huawei certification courses to their …

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Google yanks YouTube from Amazon devices as bitter feud heats up

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is pulling its popular YouTube video service from Amazon’s Fire TV and Echo Show devices in an escalating feud that has caught consumers in the crossfire. The decision to block YouTube is retaliation for Amazon’s refusal to sell some Google products that compete with Amazon gadgets. …

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Delivery robots may soon need permits

SAN FRANCISCO — Delivery robots in San Francisco will need permits before they can roam city sidewalks under legislation approved by city supervisors. San Francisco has struggled to regulate hometown startups that grew too popular, including short-term vacation rental platform Airbnb and ride-hailing service Uber. Supervisor Norman Yee proposed an …

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Trump’s tweets don’t make top 10 for 2017 — but Obama’s do

None of President Trump’s tweets from 2017 made Twitter’s top-10 list of the most retweeted — nor did any of them crack the top three tweets with the most likes, the site announced Tuesday. To make matters worse for the commander-in-tweet, his predecessor Barack Obama sent three of the top …

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Instagram is cracking down on animal selfies

Instagram wants to protect the world’s wildlife from an existential threat: selfies. Facebook’s photo-sharing app on Tuesday began singling out hashtags like #SlothSelfie and #koalaSelfie, alerting users with pop-up messages that exotic animals appearing in tourist photo-ops are often subjected to abuse. Sloth selfies on Instagram — typically brokered by …

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