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CIA malware targets Microsoft OSes from Windows XP to Windows 10

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CIA documents concerning malware designed for Windows computers were published online Friday as part of WikiLeaks latest “Vault 7” dump. The malware, known as “Athena,” targets Microsoft operating systems from 2001’s Windows XP to the company’s current Windows 10 release. Dates on the documents, which range from September 2015 to February 2016, reveal the CIA’s ability to hack Windows... 

A.I. to take over half of all jobs in next decade: China

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Robots and artificial intelligence (AI) will replace humans in 50 percent of all jobs in just ten years, says Kai-Fu Lee, founder of venture capital firm Sinovation Ventures and a reputable Chinese technologist. According to Lee, AI represents the decision engine that would replace people. The tech expert stressed that its capabilities far exceed those of humanity. The corporations, which Sinovation... 

Australians sue Apple for refusing to repair error

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Hundreds of Australian consumers are suing US Apple company for violating consumer rights by allegedly refusing to look at or repair some iPads and iPhones previously serviced by a third party. Australia’s consumer watchdog agency, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), announced on Thursday that it had filed a legal complaint on behalf of 275 consumers against Apple Pty Limited... 

Idaho's $4.3 Million Solar Road Generates Enough Power To Run ONE Microwave

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An expensive solar road project in Idaho can’t even power a microwave most days, according to the project’s energy data. The Solar FREAKIN’ Roadways project generated an average of 0.62 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity per day since it began publicly posting power data in late March. To put that in perspective, the average microwave or blow drier consumes about 1 kWh per day. On March 29th,... 

NASA’s humanoid robot put to the test for ultimate Mars challenge

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NASA’s Robonauts are being put to the test in Mars-like obstacle courses in order to pave the way for future humanoid space exploration and help bridge the expansive gap between Earth and human colonization of the red planet. NASA built four six-foot, 290-pound, Iron man-like pieces of machinery named Valkyrie, at the cost of about $2 million each, and then outsourced three of them to universities... 

Amazon Echo shuts down over CIA #Vault7 connection query

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The WikiLeaks ‘Vault 7’ data dump allegedly detailing CIA hacking tactics has again thrown the privacy of electronic devices into focus. One viral video showing an Amazon Echo refusing to confirm a link to the US spy agency is summing up people’s fears. On Tuesday, Wikileaks unexpectedly released 8,761 documents claiming to reveal “CIA hacking tools” such as everyday smart televisions and... 

Perfect Black cube floating over USA's top-secret base caught on Camera

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A perfect looking black cube has terrified residents of a Texas town. A BIZARRE and sinister-looking perfect black cube has terrified residents of a Texas town after it appeared in the skies above White Sands – the USA’s most secret military installation. The terrifying black cube was snapped over El Paso on the Texas border just a few miles from White Sands – the infamous US military testing... 

Russia's secret shield: Perimeter, aka Dead Hand

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Recent reports about the analysis that US military departments conduct into consequences of nuclear strikes on Russia and China have generates heated discussions in the world. What do Russia and China have to withstand a possible nuclear attack? Russia has the automatic missile control system known as the Perimeter. The nuclear potential of China remains classified. According to experts’ estimates,... 

Fruit-Picking Robot Latest Blow to Illegal Immigration

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A robot that can pick fruit off an assembly line could signal the end of low-skill jobs routinely staffed by illegal aliens. The prototype robot, developed by online grocer Ocado, uses a robotic hand in combination with computer scanning and can successfully pick fruits and vegetables according to ripeness, something that even human shoppers fail to do at times. “People have tried suction cups,... 

Pentagon: F-35 Unfit For Combat With 276 Deficiencies and Counting

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The F-35 stealth fighter jet suffers from hundreds of problems and won’t be fully combat-capable before 2020, says a scathing report from the Pentagon’s top evaluator. New issues keep cropping up, and fixing them all may cost over $1 billion. Dr. Michael Gilmore’s damning assessment is part of the massive annual report for fiscal year 2016, and his 62-page dossier devoted to the F-35 paints... 

Another Chinese Company Accused of Spying

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While Obama slept, China Flooded the US with Millions of Devices to Spy on American Consumers In July 2016 Beijing-based LeEco snapped up top US electronics maker Vizio for $2 billion. The company now is accused of spying on US consumers without their consent. ProPublica reported: In a statement, Vizio said customers’ “non-personal identifiable information may be shared with select partners …... 

iPhone Manufacturer Foxconn Plans to Replace almost Every Human Worker with Robots

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Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturing giant behind Apple’s iPhone and numerous other major electronics devices, aims to automate away a vast majority of its human employees, according to a report from DigiTimes. Dai Jia-peng, the general manager of Foxconn’s automation committee, says the company has a three-phase plan in place to automate its Chinese factories using software and in-house robotics... 

Revolutionary Machine Identifies Cancer, Other Diseases from a Single Breath

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A team from the Israel Institute of Technology has developed a device that from a single breath can identify diseases such as multiple forms of cancer, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis. While the machine is still in the experimental stages, it has a high degree of promise for use in non-invasive diagnoses of serious illnesses. The international team demonstrated that a medical theory... 

Footage of Chinese War Robots Leaked to Internet

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An eye-catching video showing Chinese combat biomorphic robots has emerged in the Internet. Chinese military biomorphic robots resembling animals were spotted in a video which found its way to the Internet, Russian newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta reported. According to the makers of the video, the footage was taken during the “Overcoming Obstacles 2016” competition which took place in China’s Heilongjiang... 

UK scientists invent battery that can last 5000 years, NASA expresses interest

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Scientists have discovered a way to convert nuclear waste into radioactive black diamond batteries which last more than 5,000 years. Researchers at the University of Bristol have found a means of creating a battery capable of generating clean electricity for five millennia, or as long as human civilization has existed. Scientists found that by heating graphite blocks – used to house uranium rods... 
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