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New scheduling tool offers both better flight choices and increased airline profits

Researchers from Dartmouth and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed an original approach to flight scheduling that, if implemented, could result in a significant increase in profits for airlines ...

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NSA finds major security flaw in Windows 10, free fix issued

The National Security Agency has discovered a major security flaw in Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that could allow hackers to intercept seemingly secure communications.

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For people who stutter, the convenience of voice assistant technology remains out of reach

Do you ever feel as if your voice assistants—whether Siri, Alexa, or Google—don't understand you? You might repeat your question a little slower, a little louder, but eventually you'll get the information you were asking ...

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Software to simulate commercial nuclear reactors

Nuclear scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have established a Nuclear Quality Assurance-1 program for a software product designed to simulate today's commercial nuclear reactors—removing a significant barrier for ...

Game review: 'Phoenix Point' is chaotic and delightful

Despite the controversy surrounding its jump to the Epic Games Store, I've had my eye on "Phoenix Point" for quite a while. Created by Jullian Golop, one of the minds behind the original "XCOM" series, "Phoenix Point" takes ...

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Google engineers raise the flag on AR depth, seek builders

So, a smartphone camera is just good for taking snapshots? Don't bring such talk to Google's augmented reality engineers. Blending the real and the virtual—-and winning special props for blending the real with the virtual—is ...