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  1. Kenneth Chimaobi

    World An Audit Slams Facebook as a Home for Misinformation and Hate – Wired News

    https://www.wired.com/story/audit-slams-facebook-home-misinformation-hate/
  2. Nigeria World News

    World Airbus’ Blended-Wing Maveric Hits the Skies – Wired

    Since commercial air travel took off in the 1950s, much has changed—tighter seats, safer flights, the rise and fall of seat-back screens—but not the nature of the planes themselves. The tube-and-wing design, after all, is reasonably efficient and structurally sound. And what other shapes would...
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    World NASA Puts a Price on a 2024 Moon Landing – Wired

    Nearly 10 months after Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return astronauts to the moon by 2024, the space agency has estimated how much its Artemis Program will cost.... Read more via Wired – https://ift.tt/2Hh55jJ Get more World News
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    World Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Hands On: A Folding Phone With a Glass Screen – Wired

    There’s a new folding phone in town. Another folding phone. The thing we’re not entirely sure people want yet. No matter! Samsung has just released its second smartphone with a flexible display.... Read more via Wired – https://ift.tt/2HgjVH4 Get more World News
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    World Donald Trump Now Has the Senate GOP’s Blessing to Undermine Democracy – Wired

    Welcome to a dark day in America’s modern experiment with democracy. Despite becoming the first president ever to receive votes from both parties to convict and remove him from office in an impeachment trial, President Donald Trump today woke up in the White House unbound. Senator Susan Collins...
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    World The US Fast-Tracked a Novel Coronavirus Test to Speed Up Diagnoses – Wired

    The FDA has given emergency authorization to a new test that promises to help public health labs meet a potential surge in cases. On Tuesday, the US Food and Drug Administration issued emergency authorization of a diagnostics test for the... Read more via Wired – https://ift.tt/392g2Bk Get...
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    World Experts Can’t Agree If the Wuhan Virus Is a Global Crisis – Wired

    A new virus that originated in China has all the marking of a global crisis: It emerged suddenly and can kill people. It’s crossed borders easily, and requires immediate, coordinated efforts between countries to contain it. The details taken together seem enough for the World Health...
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    World Everything We Know About the Jeff Bezos Phone Hack – Wired

    On November 8, 2018, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos received an unexpected text message over WhatsApp from Saudi Arabian leader Mohammed bin Salman. The two had exchanged numbers several months prior, in April, at a small dinner in Los Angeles, but weren’t in regular contact; Bezos had previously...
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    World At Last, Physicists Confirm the Fastest Way to Board a Plane – Wired

    Commercial airlines often prioritize boarding for passengers traveling with small children, or for those who need extra assistance—in other words, those likely to be slower to stow their bags and take their seats—before starting to board the faster passengers. It’s counter-intuitive, but it...
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    World FBI Takes Down Site With 12 Billion Stolen Records – Wired

    Storm clouds are gathering in the world of cybersecurity. Russian hackers likely targeted Burisma, the Ukrainian oil company at the center of Donald Trump’s various Biden conspiracies. If so, you can bet good money that they’ll selectively leak politically damaging documents ahead of the 2020...
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    World This Alleged Bitcoin Scam Looked a Lot Like a Pyramid Scheme – Wired

    The world of cryptocurrency has no shortage of imaginary investment products. Fake coins. Fake blockchain services. Fake cryptocurrency exchanges. Now five men behind a company called BitClub Network are accused of a $722 million scam that allegedly preyed on victims who thought they were...
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    World Mark Zuckerberg Needs to Shut Up – Wired

    Mark Zuckerberg never calls me for advice. But he should. I would tell him to fire his entire communications and lobbying staff. They are incompetent. They have only made matters worse for the company. ... Read more via Wired – https://ift.tt/2ow3iS0 Get more World News
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    World Trans Athletes Are Posting Victories and Shaking Up Sports – Wired

    Transgender athletes are having a moment. At all levels of sport, they’re stepping onto the podium and into the headlines. New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard won two gold medals at the Pacific Games, and college senior CeCé Telfer became the NCAA Division II national champion in the...
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    World A Secret Space Plane Just Landed After a Record Stay in Orbit – Wired

    The old space shuttle landing facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center received an unusual visitor early Sunday morning when the Air Force’s secretive X-37B space plane autonomously returned from orbit after a record-breaking mission. For the last 780 days, the Air Force Research Laboratory...
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    World Why Denying Migrants Flu Shots Is a Dangerous, Foolish Move – Wired

    It’s a puzzle of public health that we don’t take flu seriously. Every year, only about half of American adults get the vaccine that prevents it. And yet, every year, at least 37 million Americans catch the.... Read more via Wired – https://ift.tt/2ZiqXXg Get more World News
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    World How Facebook Catches Bugs in Its 100 Million Lines of Code – Wired

    Facebook doesn’t have the most stellar privacy and security track record, especially given that many of its notable gaffes were avoidable. But with billions of users and a gargantuan platform to defend, it’s not easy to catch every flaw in the company’s 100 million lines of code. So four …...
  17. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports The Twisty Physics of Simone Biles’ Historic Triple-Double – Wired

    What. The. Heck. Did you see that? Simone Biles appears to defy the laws of physics with this epic tumbling pass from the 2019 US Gymnastics Championships. It’s called a triple-double. That means she rotates around an axis going through her hips twice while at the same time rotating … read...
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    World Hackers Can Turn Everyday Speakers Into Acoustic Cyberweapons – Wired

    Speakers are everywhere, whether it’s expensive, standalone sound systems, laptops, smart home devices, or cheap portables. And while you rely on them for music or conversation, researchers have long known that commercial speakers are also physically able to emit frequencies outside of audible...
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    World Uber and Lyft Suggest the Days of Cheap Rides Could Be Over – Wired

    The days of cheap ride-hailing may be ending. Uber and Lyft reported quarterly financial results this week and indicated that their cutthroat competition to woo riders with coupons and other gambits is easing. Aarian Marshall covers autonomous vehicles, transportation policy, and urban...
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    World Hackers Can Break Into an iPhone Just by Sending a Text – Wired

    When you think about how hackers could break into your smartphone, you probably start with clicking a malicious link in a text, downloading a fraudulent app, or some other way you accidentally let them in. It turns out that’s not necessarily so—not even on the iPhone, where simply receiving …...
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