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Security

Data hacked for 400,000 Planned Parenthood LA patients

The Los Angeles branch of Planned Parenthood was hit by a data breach involving about 400,000 patients, but there is no indication that the information was used "for fraudulent purposes," the group said.

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Internet

Facebook: Fake scientist used to spread anti-US propaganda

A disinformation network with ties to China used hundreds of fake social media accounts—including one belonging to a fictitious Swiss biologist—to spread an unfounded claim that the U.S. pressured scientists to blame ...

Robotics

Engineers create perching bird-like robot

Like snowflakes, no two branches are alike. They can differ in size, shape and texture; some might be wet or moss-covered or bursting with offshoots. And yet birds can land on just about any of them. This ability was of great ...

Business

GM venture to build North American battery chemical plant

General Motors is forming a joint venture with Posco Chemical of South Korea to build a North American battery materials plant as it brings more steps in the electric vehicle supply chain under its umbrella.

18 hours ago

Business

Omicron: Back to square one for aviation

Looking at the current trending topic around the new Omicron variant, it is little surprise that we are stuck, once again, in another pre-Christmas bout of chaos with border closures and strict quarantine regimes. It was ...

Other

Most commercial planes could accommodate personal wheelchairs

Many U.S. passenger airplanes could accommodate personal powered wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs often customized to the user, according to a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. ...

Consumer & Gadgets

MEMS microspeakers for the future of the mobile internet

The microspeakers for wireless in-ear headphones from Arioso Systems GmbH, a spin-off of the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS, are up to ten times smaller than conventional microspeakers and are made entirely ...

Energy & Green Tech

Stable electricity grids through grid-forming converters

Large power stations with their large synchronous generators provide stability in the power grid, but are being successively powered down in the course of the energy transition. In order to address this issue, researchers ...

Internet

The metaverse and its implications for our digital future

When the company formerly known as Facebook announced plans in October to change its name to Meta, the company said the move would better reflect its intention to "bring the metaverse to life and help people connect, find ...

Security

A deep learning-based framework to detect phishing websites

Most of us will have received a scam email that looks like it has come from our bank or an online store or other company or organization. They can look genuine but usually hidden within are malicious links that once clicked ...