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April 6th, 2021

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What Really Caused Facebook's 500M-User Data Leak?

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The company's explanations have been confusing and inconsistent, but there are finally some answers.Since Saturday, a massive trove of Facebook data has circulated publicly, splashing information from roughly 533 million Facebook users across the internet. The... More »

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Covid-19 linked to depression and dementia, study suggests

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SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesPeople diagnosed with Covid-19 in the previous six months were more likely to develop depression, dementia, psychosis and stroke, researchers have found.A third of those with a previous Covid... More »

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Child jabs halted in UK trial as adult clot link probed

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SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightReutersA trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine on children has stopped giving out jabs while the UK's medicines regulator investigates a possible link with rare blood clots in adults.Prof Andrew ... More »

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City drivers 'should think twice' before buying SUVs

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SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesDrivers in crowded cities should think twice before buying a big SUV, says the head of a motoring organisation.Steve Gooding, from the RAC Foundation, said: "We should all choose the right ve... More »

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17 Pairs Of Shorts Worthy Of Curvy Girls

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Everyone has their kryptonite: Superman had...well, kryptonite; Achilles had his heel; and for me, it's shorts. I remember standing on the field during camp on a, particularly, sticky August day. Everyone around me was dressed in the ubiquitous uniform of deni... More »

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Malcolm Cecil, Synthesizer Pioneer, Is Dead at 84

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His massive machine, known as TONTO, helped transform the music in Stevie Wonder’s mind into classic albums like “Innervisions.”Malcolm Cecil, a British-born bassist with the soul of an engineer who revolutionized electronic music by helping to create a huge a... More »

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A K-Shaped Recovery, This Time on a Global Scale

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Emerging markets are at risk of falling far behind their advanced counterparts. That’s the whole world’s problem, officials warned.WASHINGTON — The global economy is rebounding from the coronavirus pandemic faster than previously expected, largely thanks to th... More »