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Apple has blocked Facebook from running their internal apps

Published on 01/31/2019 @ 9 AM EST
Beta and employee apps for Facebook have stopped running on iOS after Apple blocked them. This comes immediately after it was revealed Facebook has been paying teenage users to spy on their usage.

MIT researchers are using a robot arm to play Jenga

Published on 01/31/2019 @ 9 AM EST
The classic balancing game of Jenga has a new robotic player thanks to MIT researchers. The device combines a soft gripper, a force-sensing wrist joint, and an external camera while it tests for tactile feedback for each move.

The Icon A5 is a high-tech plane everyone can fly

Published on 01/31/2019 @ 9 AM EST
Even with no pilot training, the Icon A5 is designed to be flown by anyone. The high-tech single-engine plane was made with a simplified flight interface for users of any experience level.

Israeli scientists claim to be on the cusp of breast cancer cure

Published on 01/30/2019 @ 9 AM EST
Scientists in Israel have made the claim they’ll have a complete cure for breast cancer within a year. Their claim says it will be affordable and effective as well as brief, with no or minimal side effects.

Facebook has been paying users to let them spy on activity

Published on 01/30/2019 @ 9 AM EST
It’s been revealed that Facebook’s Project Atlas included paying iOS and Android Facebook app users to let the social media brand gather data on their usage. Security experts say the code for the program is alarmingly similar to the Apple-banned Onovo VPN app.

Polar vortex to bring unprecedented cold weather to US

Published on 01/30/2019 @ 9 AM EST
As a result of global warming, the polar vortex is moving south. This mass of cold air usually resides in the Arctic but changes in pressure are forcing it towards the US, giving temperatures as low as -60°F.