Disney faces ransom threat over one of its upcoming movies

It appears that the latest studio to deal with an attack by criminals is Disney. The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline have heard that CEO Bob Iger told Disney employees that a group of hackers claim to have access to a copy of one of its upcoming movi…
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YouTube TV adds several channels including AMC and BBC America

YouTube TV recently launched for subscribers in certain locations, and now it has expanded its channel lineup with some notable additions. A handful of new channels have popped up on the service, perhaps the most notable being AMC, meaning subscribers will be able to enjoy their weekly dose of The Walking Dead soon. As well, YouTube has added things like … Continue reading
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Scientists create biodegradable maxi pad from corn, cotton and algae

Materials science and engineering student Amber Barron, and materials science and engineering assistant professor Jeff Bates

Not long ago, University of Utah assistant professor Jeff Bates was contacted by SHEVA, a nonprofit advocacy group for women and girls in Guatemala. The group was seeking eco-friendly feminine hygiene products, since much of the country lacks a public sanitation system. Bates turned to a team of his engineering students, and they created a completely biodegradable maxi pad … which incorporates algae.

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Apple Releases macOS 10.12.5, iOS 10.3.2, watchOS 3.2.2, tvOS 10.2.1

On Monday, Apple released point updates to all its operating systems. Starting with the desktop, the macOS 10.12.5 update for Sierra is the fifth major update since the operating system was released in September of 2016. The iPhone-maker also released the iOS 10.3.2 for iPhones, iPads and iPods to the public. The update for Macs offers a range of bug fixes, improvements to Night Shift, and a long list of security patches. The iOS 10.3.2 update offers “bug fixes and improves the security.” More details — including what’s new in tvOS, and watchOS — here.

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Science says porn is making men impotent

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Before the days of the internet, porn was actually pretty tough to find. You had to visit a shady adult toy shop or, if you had absolutely no shame, buy explicit magazines from a bookstore or news stand. Today, every type of fetish is no more than a few clicks away, and new research is drawing a troubling connection between young men with erectile dysfunction and the increasing prevalence of internet porn. 

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5 innovative ways to improve your retail business

Retail and e-commerce is one of the most competitive industries. Besides some of the more major players such as eBay, Amazon, Walmart, and Target, thousands of smaller eCommerce products have flooded the market. In order to stand out among your competitors, win more customers, and, as a result, increase your revenue, you should keep an eye on the latest technological advancements. By adopting new technologies within your retail business, you will be able to grow your sales, increase brand awareness and customer loyalty, and improve your customer service. This is only the tip of the iceberg. Technological innovations are at…

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Google IO 2017: what to watch for and how

Today we’re running down what’s coming to Google IO 2017, the company’s annual software conference aimed at developers. This event takes place on May 17th, 18th, and 19th of May – that’s Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week. We’ll be at the event series to get up-close-and-personal photos, video, and any hands-on bits that can be had. For everything … Continue reading
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