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Tiny Molecules Could Solve Problems Supercomputers Take Lifetimes to Crack

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The molecules that help muscles contract could one day help drive a new kind of molecular supercomputer, researchers said. These biological computers could quickly solve complex problems that conventional supercomputers would take lifetimes or more to crack, scientists added. Modern supercomputers are staggeringly powerful. The world’s fastest supercomputer, Tianhe-2 in …

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Facebook’s Latin America VP arrested in Brazil after failing to provide WhatsApp user data

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  The US isn’t the only country in the middle of a ‘privacy vs national security’ debate right now. In Brazil, authorities are going a step further than their American counterparts; police in Sao Paulo have just detained Facebook’s regional vice president, Diego Dzodan, for failing to provide information related …

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YouTube on Thursday rolled out a new Custom Blurring tool for its video creators to hide sensitive information inside their videos. The tool, which now can be used for moving and still objects inside a video, is an extension of the face blur tool YouTube introduced back in 2012. The …

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Time Inc. reportedly interested in merging with Yahoo

Yahoo! Inc. signage is displayed at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. Yahoo! Inc. is planning to eliminate jobs as part of Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer's effort to cut costs and revive growth at the struggling web portal, according to a person familiar with the matter. Photographer: Noah Berger/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Time Inc. is said to be the latest company interested in some or all of Yahoo’s assets. Sources familiar with the matter tell Bloomberg that Time Inc., which owns Sports Illustrated, Time, Fortune and People magazines, has heard a presentation from Citigroup bankers on Yahoo’s behalf. If true, Time Inc. …

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AT&T and Intel are testing the viability of using existing LTE networks to control aerial drones

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AT&T’s Internet of Things team and the AT&T Foundry innovation center are partneringwith Intel to explore alternative methods to handle increased drone traffic. Specifically, they aim to determine if AT&T’s existing LTE network is up to the task of handling data transmission between aerial drones and their operators on the …

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