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Why you shouldn?t bring your mobile device shopping

If you want to save money after your holiday, leave your mobile phone at home when shopping. Consumers who used their phones in the grocery store ended up with (sciencenordic)

How Amazon, One of the Richest Companies in the World, Secretly Offloads Its Electricity Costs To Local Taxpayers Who Live Near Its Data Centers

Several readers have shared this Bloomberg report: Amazon Web Services, the company\s cloud computing business, is its fastest-growing and most profitable division, but it comes with a lot of upfront infrastructure costs and ongoing expenses, the biggest (rss.slashdot)

Vitamin D, the Sunshine Supplement, Has Shadowy Money Behind It

The New York Times tells the story of Dr. Michael Holick, a Boston University endocrinologist \who perhaps more than anyone else is responsible for creating a billion-dollar vitamin D sales and testing juggernaut.\ From the report: Dr. Holick\s role in dr (rss.slashdot)

This startup is raising $750 million to outmaneuver Domino's and Pizza Hut with pizzas made by robots ? check it out

Robots could kill off jobs in the future %97 but at least they come bearing pizza.Founded in 2015, Zume Pizza uses robotics and artificial intelligence to make pizza more quickly. Machines press mounds of dough, squirt and spread sauce, and lift piz (feedproxy.google)

High-speed cameras show MOMO-2 launch failure in unprecedented detail

Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies Inc. (IST) has revealed a high-definition video of the June 30 unsuccessful launch of its MOMO-2 rocket. The new footage, captured by industrial high-speed cameras shows the failure in unprecedented detail.The p (spaceflightinsider)

Avengers: Infinity War changed a key Thanos scene because it was too dark - yes, really

The Mad Titan could?ve been even more evil if this first draft was left in (gamesradar)

Rolls-Royce Launches New Battery System To Electrify Ships

Rolls-Royce, a British power system company (not to be confused with the luxury automobile maker), is launching a new battery system to electrify ships. ''Rolls-Royce now offers SAVe Energy, a cost competitive, highly efficient and liquid cooled battery sy (rss.slashdot)

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent ? 08/20/18

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Deadpool 2' tops the chart this week, followed by ?Avengers: Infinity War'. 'Upgrade ' completes the top three.Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and mo (feed.torrentfreak)

'Oh sh..' ? the moment an infosec bod realized he was tracking a cop car's movements by its leaky cellular gateway

Internet boxes blab coordinates on login pagesBlack Hat If you want to avoid the cops, or watch deliveries and call-outs by trucks and another vehicles in real-time, well, there's potentially not a lot stopping you.? (register)

Amazon?s cloud and retail booming

Amazon retail and cloud computing sales rose in the first quarter, better than what the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street predicted.The online bookseller said sales rose 23 percent to $35.7 billion, just beating analysts& (techeye)

Why Is This Painting Not More Famous?

This painting of George Washington with a horse& (feedproxy.google)

Humans have always caused plant and animal extinctions

Our warming planet is pushing some plant and animals species towards extinction. But there?s actually no such thing as untouched nature ? humans have always (sciencenordic)

'Americans Own Less Stuff, and That's Reason To Be Nervous'

Bloomberg's Tyler Cowen writes about 'the erosion of personal ownership and what that will mean for our loyalties to traditional American concepts of capitalism and private property.' An anonymous Slashdot reader shares the report: The main culprits for t (rss.slashdot)

Construction Begins On $1 Billion Telescope That Will Take Pictures 10 Times Sharper Than Hubble's

The $1 billion Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile is officially under construction with a scheduled date of operation in 2024. The telescope 'will have an array of seven enormous mirrors totaling 80 feet in diameter, giving it 10 times the precision of the (rss.slashdot)

16 Going On 66: Will You be the Same Person 50 Years From Now?

According to a new study, personality is both stable and malleable across our lifespan. (feedproxy.google)

Techie's test lab lands him in hot water with top tech news site

But who are we to hold a grudge...Who, Me? Monday morning arrives once more for those of you holding the fort while colleagues are on holiday.So why not enjoy this extra special instalment of Who, Me?, El Reg?s weekly confessional column.? (register)

Critical Out-Of-Band Adobe Security Updates! And ongoing minor Mac concerns...

--Adobe has just announced to critical updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader and Adobe Photoshop CC. The announcements are linked and summarized below:APSB18-09: Security update available for the Adobe Acrobat and ReaderOriginally posted: May 14, 2018Summa (mac-security.blogspot)

San Francisco's sidewalks are covered with human feces, so the city is launching a 'Poop Patrol' to deal with its No. 2 problem

Some San Francisco streets are so covered in human feces that the city is launching a 'Poop Patrol' to clean the mess.The Poop Patrol will ride around the Tenderloin neighborhood in a vehicle equipped with a steam cleaner.San Francisco's poop problem (feedproxy.google)

How to Install Minimal Ubuntu on Your Old PC

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Is the Antarctica ice sheet the key to understanding neutrinos?

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