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An Asteroid Strike On Earth Is Just A Matter Of Time, Say Experts

Dying in a fiery ball of rock and ash doesn’t exactly sound like the best way to go, but experts have warned that modern civilisation may indeed face the same fate as the dinosaurs. A leading astrophysicist has warned of the danger that unexpected asteroids pose to our planet, and classified the threat not as a matter of if, but ...

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OnePlus 5 Review: The cheaper and faster alternative to Apple’s iPhone

Better than the iPhone? (Picture: OnePlus) The latest smartphone from OnePlus offers iPhone-like functionality at a much lower price. So is the OnePlus 5 the best alternative to Apple’s magical handset? With the latest SnapDragon 835 CPU, and up to 8GB of memory, the OnePlus 5 has the raw power to beat not just Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus, but also ...

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The Bacteria You Sneeze Out Stays Alive For 45 Minutes

If you physically recoil every time someone coughs or sneezes on public transport, then we’ve got some bad news for you. Not only are your fellow commuters really inconsiderate, but the droplets of bacteria that just shot out of the back of their throat, are going to linger in the air around you for up to 45 minutes.  And because ...

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Tech Hunters: The Fascinating Rise Of Wearable Technology

Wearable technology isn’t a recent invention, in fact long before Apple was even making MacBooks, Casio was giving the world its first taste of a wearable gadget that did more than tell the time. Casio’s calculator watch signalled the birth of wearable technology, demonstrating that silicon could finally be miniaturised to the point at which it could even fit on ...

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Corporate Procrastination: IT Security's Biggest Weakness

https://pixabay.com/en/security-secure-technology-safety-2168234/ By now, there’s no excuse for ignoring IT security – lack of awareness is no longer a credible defence. Similarly, there’s no shortage of places to go for advice, tools and services to protect vital systems, services and data. There’s a multi-billion dollar security industry out there providing tried and tested technology, where the best levels of protection usually ...

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Cyber Security Innovation Is Vital To The Protection Of Shareholder Confidence

The post mortems about the widespread WannaCry ransomware attack in May have tended to overlook the most common consequences of cyber-attacks – the damage to the share price. Bad as it can be, it is compounded by customer uncertainty regarding the safety of personal data and increased concern along the supply chain – all exacerbating a loss of shareholder confidence ...

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Changes In Our World – Brexit, Artificial Intelligence And A New Opportunity To Lead

Whilst the full implications of last week’s election in the UK are still not clear, one certainty that remains is that Britain and the European Union will soon enter the Brexit negotiations. As we go through this period the UK business community stands ready for a new era which will bring with it a whole new set of challenges – ...

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This Is How Cats Conquered The World And Became Our Feline Overlords

In modern-day society, we value cats for their grumpiness, the way they resent everything we try to do for them, and the fact they only want our attention when we’ve finally fallen asleep. But in ancient society, cats couldn’t rely on their charming personalities to win favour with humans, and instead had to follow a long road to becoming the ...

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Twitter Reveals First Person To Have Reached 100 Million Followers

If you’ve ever wondered just how unpopular you are, you should know that someone just managed to reach the milestone of 100 million Twitter followers. That’s right, an individual has a following almost double the size of the population of the United Kingdom. Katy Perry is the first person in the world to reach the astronomical social following, leaving the ...

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The Internet Is Losing Its Mind Over The Newly Discovered 'Peanut Worm'

Ever wondered how much you have grown up since school days spent drawing phallic objects on your friend’s homework? Then feast your eyes upon this deep-sea ‘peanut worm’.  That’s right, peanut. What can we say? Our scientists went deep…check out the peanut worm and other discoveries here: https://t.co/RPUN2YZGKb #abysslife pic.twitter.com/60UpwpWzhN — Museums Victoria (@museumsvictoria) June 19, 2017 A team of ...

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