Author: CBPO

The ‘Budget Ryan Reynolds’ Taking Bitcoin FC to the Big Leagues

August 25, 2023 No Comments

Bitcoin podcaster Peter McCormack bought his local nonleague soccer team. Can he really turn Real Bedford FC into a global sports brand?
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India’s Lander Touches Down on the Moon. Russia’s Has Crashed

August 23, 2023 No Comments

While India’s spacecraft landed on the lunar surface, the Russian one collided with it. The mixed record shows that developing a lunar economy won’t be easy.
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How Hilary Turned Into a Monster Storm

August 22, 2023 No Comments

Mexico and the western US are reeling from record-shattering rainfall. Blame high ocean temperatures—and prepare for worse to come as the planet warms.
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Damon Motors HyperSport First Ride: The Electric Superbike Is a Promising Prototype

August 20, 2023 No Comments

This 200-horsepower beast is Damon’s bid to bring safe, electric motorcycles to the masses. WIRED put the HyperSport to the test.
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How an Iowa School District Used ChatGPT to Ban Books

August 18, 2023 No Comments

Under a new law, schools in Iowa have to remove titles with specific sexual content from libraries. Asking an AI chatbot proved to be the easiest way. It flagged The Handmaid’s Tale and Beloved.
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Florida’s War With Invasive Pythons Has a New Twist

August 18, 2023 No Comments

It may not be possible to eradicate the state’s tens of thousands of Burmese pythons. But the local wildlife is biting back—and humans wielding new tech can help.
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Panasonic Warns That IoT Malware Attack Cycles Are Accelerating

August 10, 2023 No Comments

The legacy electronics manufacturer is creating IoT honeypots with its products to catch real-world threats and patch vulnerabilities in-house.
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The Mystery of Chernobyl’s Post-Invasion Radiation Spikes

August 8, 2023 No Comments

Soon after Russian troops invaded Ukraine in February 2022, sensors in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone reported radiation spikes. A researcher now believes he’s found evidence the data was manipulated.
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The Senate’s AI Future Is Haunted by the Ghost of Privacy Past

August 5, 2023 No Comments

The US Congress is trying to tame the rapid rise of artificial intelligence. But senators’ failure to tackle privacy reform is making the task a nightmare.
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India’s Internet Shutdown Means Manipur Is Burning in the Dark

August 3, 2023 No Comments

Since May 4, the Indian government has shut off the internet in Manipur, giving cover to murders, rapes, and arson.
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