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A clothing measurement app for the age of social distancing

Our world has been shaken by a deadly microscopic virus that has forced us to change the routines of our lives in major ways, routines that may never completely return to normal.

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Why 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' is the ideal video game escape right now

My biggest worry so far in "Animal Crossing: New Horizons?" Whether I remembered to water my newly-planted pear trees.

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Personality plays key role in whether developers can contribute to open source projects

Your personality could significantly impact your ability to contribute to open source projects, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Waterloo.

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Press freedom group stores censored articles in Minecraft library

A virtual library housing censored articles from around the world has been created within the hugely popular video game Minecraft by press freedom group Reporters Without Borders (RSF).

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Simulating the stars at exascale requires HIP solutions

As GPU architectures have become the standard for scientific computing, application teams have had to retrofit their scientific codes to run on new systems. Even teams with codes that have been re-engineered for GPUs must ...

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Data-collection platform improving healthcare globally

Frontline health workers represent the lifeblood of many healthcare systems in low- and middle-income countries around the world. Often overworked and underpaid, these workers operate outside hospital settings to meet the ...

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Google Authenticator app susceptible to malware attacks

New research indicates the Google Authenticator app on Android devices is vulnerable to a form of malware known as Cerberus. According to financial cyber security specialist ThreatFabric, this banking Trojan can steal one-time ...