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Is the dystopian future of shoestrong budget weaponized drone attacks here already? The BBC and AP are reporting claims by the Venezuela government of an assassination attempt on its president using a couple of drones carrying explosives. President Nicolás Maduro was giving a speech at a military event in Caracas which was being screened live on television
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A TMSC building in Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan.Photo: User: Peelden (Wikimedia Commons) A computer virus infected systems at multiple Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) factories on Friday night, disrupting operations at precisely the same time it is attempting to ramp up production for tech giant Apple’s future lines of iPhones, Bloomberg reported. According to Bloomberg,
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Photo: Joe Scarnici (Getty Images) One of the most famous charity organizations in the world—the March of Dimes—has suddenly become much less charitable to the scientific causes it funded. The organization has canceled research grants totaling $3 million that it had already awarded to dozen of scientists, Nature reported Friday. As per Nature: On 24
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Photo: Getty Beware, lactose-intolerant Almond Breeze drinkers: There may be milk in your milk alternative. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Thursday that HP Hood is recalling many half-gallon cartons of Blue Diamond’s Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk because the products may contain real milk. “There was a failure in the production process
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Airstream has made travel trailers for generations, and the company is ramping up plans to bring connected technology to the product line. Airstream recently announced several new products that will bring new features expected by today’s consumers including less expensive and more capable trailers. The iconic silver bullet trailers are a mainstay on America’s highways
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Photo: AP The glaring divide between the U.S. intelligence community and the Oval Office on the issue of Russian election meddling was never more conspicuous than at Thursday’s White House press briefing. Gathered to set the record straight—and get bombarded with questions about President Trump’s oft-contradictory statements regarding Russia—was White House National Security Advisor John
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Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) Chipotle’s years-long redemption tour might have hit a snag. Throughout this week, health officials in Ohio have reported hearing from hundreds of people in connection to an outbreak of sickness that appears to be linked to one of the chain’s locations in Delaware county. On Wednesday, the Delaware General Health
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It happened. Apple won the race to $1 trillion in market capitalization. Following this week’s earnings release, Apple shares (NASDAQ:AAPL) briefly traded at $207.05, which values the company sightly over $1 trillion based on the most recent share count of July 20. While the smartphone market is more or less saturated, Apple managed to increase
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Streaming service Spotify has become the latest major web platform to find itself compelled to do something about oft-shirtless conspiracy theorist, lead-infused supplement peddler, and Infowars founder Alex Jones, removing several episodes of his podcast under policies against hate speech. Attention to Jones’ presence on Spotify was first called by Jared Holt, a researcher for progressive site
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