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Microsoft Explains Why Windows Defender Isn't Ranked Higher in New Antivirus Tests

In its most recent reports, AV-Test had very few flattering things to say about Windows Defender. Microsoft's security suite was rated as the seventh best antivirus product in the independent test. In total, 15 AV products were tested. Microsoft, however, (rss.slashdot)

Todays Top Space Headline --Ghost Planet is Hiding in the Depths of Our Solar System

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Evidence uncovered of a 1500-year-old massacre in Sweden

The remains, discovered by researchers, appear to have been left in the same places where they had been slaughtered. (sciencenordic)

Newest NOAA Weather Satellite Suffers Critical Malfunction

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released some bad news yesterday: the GOES-17 weather satellite that launched almost two months ago has a cooling problem that could endanger t (rss.slashdot)

US sites block users in Europe: Why are they ghosting EU? It's not you, it's GDPR

Because two years wasn't enough time to prepareUsers trying to read the NY Daily News, say, or the Chicago Tribune ? the third-biggest US daily newspaper ? from a location within the EU have been blocked from visiting their websites due to new data prote (register)

Is Cockroach Milk the Ultimate Superfood?

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Global News: It may not be everyone's cup of milk, but for years now, some researchers believe insect milk, like cockroach milk, could be the next big dairy alternative. A report in 2016 found Pacific Beetle cockro (rss.slashdot)

These tiny smart toilet crafts are anything but crappy - CNET

Download miniature paper crafts of loos from the world's largest smart toilet manufacturer that look real enough to work. (feedproxy.google)

Police block roads to stop tech support chap 'robbing a bank'

Sirens blared, roads were blocked, and sheepish grins were eventually grinnedOn-Call Welcome again to On-Call, The Register's Friday reader-contributed tales of tech support jobs gone wrong.? (register)

What your choice of clothing says about your weight

It's commonly said that you can tell a great deal about a person by the clothes they wear. Now new research suggests that choice of garment colour is a predictor of body mass index (BMI).The findings being presented at this year's European Congress on Ob (sciencecodex)

GDPR claims its first victims: U.S. newspapers

Today marks the start of Europe& (feedproxy.google)

Zimmerman and friends: 'Are you listening? PGP is not broken'

EFAIL furore not over yet, even though it's easy to fixProtonMail has weighed into 2018's worst branded-bug PR disaster, EFAIL with a simple statement: ?PGP is not broken?.? (register)

Gigantic Impact Shaped Ancient Mars --'4.4 Billion Year-Old Meteorite Found in the Sahara Reveals Clues'

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Vevo To Shut Down Site, Giving In To YouTube Empire

Vevo, the video-hosting service founded in 2009 as a joint venture between the big three record companies, is shutting down. The company announced in a blog post Thursday that it is shuttering its mobile apps and website, and that 'going forward, Vevo wil (rss.slashdot)

Amazon banned this shopper. Then he outsmarted it - CNET

Short story: It wasn't easy. (feedproxy.google)

Debian-goodies - A Set Of Useful Utilities For Debian And Ubuntu Users

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This car stereo has Android Auto and CarPlay for $137 - CNET

Wait, what? Aren't these things usually $400 and up? Plus: This is the evil-R2-D2 droid you've been looking for. (feedproxy.google)

Forget Steam Sales, this new Spring Cleaning event rewards you for playing games you already have

Steam's take on Spring Cleaning is friendly to your wallet in more ways than one (gamesradar)

Avast Finds Pre-installed Android Malware on Hundreds of Phones You?ll Never Use

Avast researchers report that several hundred different Android devices are shipping with malware pre-installed, but as usual, the hysteria doesn't align with reality.The post Avast Finds Pre-installed Android Malware on Hundreds of Phones You& (feedproxy.google)

These are the 15 most reliable car brands of 2018

J.D. Power released its 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study%A0in February.%A0Lexus topped the survey for the seventh consecutive year.This year saw the first increase in dependability since 2013.J.D. Power's 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability (feedproxy.google)

Facebook Accused of Conducting Mass Surveillance Through Its Apps

A court case in California alleges that Facebook used its apps to gather information about users and their friends, including some who had not signed up to the social network, reading their text messages, tracking their locations and accessing photos on t (rss.slashdot)

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