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Netflix is reportedly testing 'N-Plus' service

07-May-2021 05:40

It could include playlists, behind-the-scenes production info and podcasts.

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Chinese rocket falling to Earth this weekend poses ‘extremely low’ risk to people

07-May-2021 04:56

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Another “out-of-control” Chinese rocket stage in orbit has spawned a . But for people on Earth, there’s not much to worry about.

The 100-foot-tall, 22-metric-ton corpse of a Chinese Long March 5B rocket that launched the first chunk of Beijing’s new space station last week will reenter Earth’s atmosphere sometime this weekend, and there’s an extremely high chance that pieces of the rocket will splash down in the ocean, analysts say.

“Much of the earth is covered in water, so there’s almost no risk,” said Dan Oltrogge, founder of the Space Safety Coalition and top policy expert at AGI’s Commercial Space Operations Operations Center. The risk to the public isn’t zero, he said, “but it’s a whole lot less” if it’s heading for the...

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Amazon delivery drivers were told to turn off safety apps to meet quotas

07-May-2021 04:36

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, some Amazon delivery drivers are instructed by their employers to turn off Amazon’s safe driving monitoring app, so they can drive faster and get their deliveries done. The drivers don’t work for Amazon directly, but instead for companies known as Delivery Service Partners, and they report that their managers or dispatchers ask them to turn off Amazon’s Mentor app after leaving it running long enough to get a good score.

Mentor, the app made by a company called eDriving, gives delivery drivers a safe driving score based on variables like their braking, acceleration, speed, and distraction throughout the course of their 10-hour shift. Many drivers report that the score that the app gives them is factored into...

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The fungus on Mars and the man who thinks he found life on other planets

07-May-2021 04:29

There's one man who believes NASA is hiding the truth about Mars -- and he thinks he has the evidence to prove it.

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Qualcomm Chip Flaw Could Leave 30 Percent of the World's Phones Vulnerable to Hackers

07-May-2021 04:20

A recently discovered vulnerability inside Qualcomm-produced phone chips could be exploited to gain access to data on affected devices, allowing an intruder to snoop on phone calls and text messages.

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Resident Evil Village is a wonderful tribute to 25 years of survival horror

07-May-2021 04:00

Commentary: The eighth game in the iconic series is an intense thrill ride, filled with clever nods to its history.

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PS5 restock: Walmart, Best Buy just took everyone by surprise – when to get it next

07-May-2021 03:59

Track the next PS5 restock dates with our experts who know when and where the Sony console will be back in stock this week.

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FBI Informants Committed Over 9,000 Crimes in Early Trump Years

07-May-2021 03:55

Informants working for the FBI committed more than 9,600 crimes under the bureau’s supervision during President Trump’s first two years in office, according to unclassified government reports.

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Get the Neabot self-emptying robot vacuum for $365, an all-time low price

07-May-2021 03:46

This robot vacuum doesn't just take out its own trash, it also has lidar for mapping its route and lets you create no-go zones and named rooms.

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25 Years Ago, Star Trek: Voyager Tackled One of Its Most Infamous Transporter Questions

07-May-2021 03:20

Star Trek’s world raises a lot of —but its transporter technology has always been one that strikes at some of the most existential. Are we the same people if all our molecules are mapped, broken down, and copied into a different location? What happens if that process is disrupted? And what happens if…

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