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Feds Approve Importation of Pot Drug for Tremor Study

Feds Approve Importation of Pot Drug for Tremor Study

10 minutes ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsIn a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial. Contributed Author: Gene Johnson and Julia Watson...
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Uber planning to launch bike-sharing service in Vancouver

Uber planning to launch bike-sharing service in Vancouver

34 minutes ago   |   MobileSyrup

Uber is planning to launch a bike-sharing service in Vancouver, according to a report from Global News , As Uber's traditional ride-hailing services will likely not launch in...
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Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

36 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

A cybersecurity firm is warning that Iranian government-aligned hackers have stepped up their efforts in the wake of President Donald Trump pulling America from the nuclear deal.
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The Danger of Judging Scientists by What They Discover

1 hour ago   |   Scientific American

Researchers follow the truth where it leads them, but study shows the personal costs
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US government payment site leaks 14 million customer records

1 hour ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Government Payment Service Inc - the company thousands of local governments in the US use to accept online payments for everything from court-ordered fines and licensing fees...
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Symantec offers free anti-spoofing services to US political campaigns and election groups

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch

Symantec is the latest private security company to offer its expertise to vulnerable political targets on the house. Today the company announced that it would extend its “...
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Giving environmental water to drought-stricken farmers sounds straightforward, but it's a bad idea

2 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack last week suggested the government would look at changing the law to allow water to be taken from the environment and given to farmers...
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FCC Chairman Calls California's Net Neutrality Laws 'Illegal'

2 hours ago   |   Phone Scoop   |   2 articles

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai pulled no punches when remarking on the state of California's recently-passed net neutrality rules. Speaking at the Maine Heritage Policy Center, Pai...
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Twitter finally brings the chronological timeline back

3 hours ago   |   Talk Android   |   4 articles

If you are a Twitter user, you are probably familiar with the frustration of seeing your timeline showing tweets that were posted hours ago instead of ones from a few seconds...
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Yes, Female Inventors Actually Exist

3 hours ago   |   Scientific American

They don't fit the stereotype, but fortunately, that image is headed for extinction
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First Verizon vs AT&T vs T-Mobile's iPhone XS download speed tests show huge...

First Verizon vs AT&T vs T-Mobile's iPhone XS download speed tests show huge jump over iPhone X

The new iPhone XS and XS Max flaunt faster cellular modems than the iPhone X, and it shows in testing. Research firm SpeedSmart ran the Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile models of the... Read more ...

Captain Marvel - Official Trailer

Captain Marvel - Official Trailer

It's here, the very first trailer for Captain Marvel, releasing March 2019. Read more ...

The Audi e-tron SUV is an electric shot at Tesla

The Audi e-tron SUV is an electric shot at Tesla

This is the Audi e-tron. The electric SUV seats five, starts at $74,800 and in official Audi testing, experienced a range of well over 300 miles on a charge. The e-tron will... Read more ...

Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Is SpaceX's First Private Astronaut

Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Is SpaceX's First Private Astronaut

SpaceX will fly Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to the Moon in 2023. The 42-year-old entrepreneur will be the first private citizen to travel beyond low-Earth orbit, SpaceX... Read more ...

Google partners with the world's biggest auto group to bring Android to cars

Google partners with the world's biggest auto group to bring Android to cars

Starting in 2021, millions of cars globally may have media displays powered by Google's Android OS. Google is partnering with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, which... Read more ...

Fortnite Nintendo Switch bundle includes exclusive content, V-Bucks to spend...

Fortnite Nintendo Switch bundle includes exclusive content, V-Bucks to spend in-game

Nintendo will soon release a special Fortnite Switch bundle that will come with a load of exclusive goodies. Although the game itself is available as a free download for all... Read more ...

SpaceX will send Japanese billionaire and guests to the Moon

SpaceX will send Japanese billionaire and guests to the Moon

On September 13, SpaceX revealed that it had signed a private passenger to fly around the moon on its Big Falcon Rocket, though it wouldn't reveal who that passenger was until... Read more ...

Osmo's coding kits for kids come to Amazon Fire tablets

Osmo's coding kits for kids come to Amazon Fire tablets

More than two years since its launch as an iOS exclusive, Osmo's kids' learning system is finally coming to Android by way of Amazon's Kindle tablets. For the uninitiated, the... Read more ...

Mozilla's Firefox Reality web browser is now available

Mozilla's Firefox Reality web browser is now available

Mozilla's vision of a VR-first web browser is ready for consumers to download and judge. Firefox Reality is a browser built entirely for virtual reality. While you may have... Read more ...

Erectile pharmacy app Roman raises $88M to launch ‘quit smoking' kit

Erectile pharmacy app Roman raises $88M to launch ‘quit smoking' kit

Roman is a rocketship, and I'm not talking about how it sells Viagra and Cialis. Less than a year after launching its cloud pharmacy for erectile dysfunction with $3 million in... Read more ...