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Astronomers Capture the First 'Image' of the Dark Matter That Holds the Universe Together
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Astronomers Capture the First 'Image' of the Dark Matter That Holds the Universe Together

In their paper, they explained that in order to study the weak lensing signal of the dark matter filaments, they required two sets of data: a catalog of galaxy cluster pairs that were lensed, and a catalog of background source galaxies with accurate distance measurements.

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Apr 14, 2017 12:49 (GMT)
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Twitter makes it easier to have group conversations. @Usernames no longer take up characters

A much needed update from Twitter.

For years now, since you could use the '@' character attached to a Twitter username to mention (converse with, reply to) that user, the characters in @username would use up some of the 140 available in tweet.   

The more users you included, the more space would get used up, leaving less space for actually saying anything.

This limited both the number of people you could include in a conversation stream and how much you could say.

Looks like Twitter just fixed all that: 


Now on Twitter: 140 characters for your replies | Twitter Blogs

Remember how we told you we were working on ways to let you to express more with 140 characters? Since then, we've introduced two updates, and today we're rolling out another. Now, when...

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Mar 31, 2017 03:27 (GMT)
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House Republicans Vote to Allow ISPs to Sell Your Private Browsing History

This is an opportunity for ISPs.  I'll bet whoever offers a service guaranteeing the privacy of their customer data will get a lot of new customers.

Unsure of what's happening?  Read this: 

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For sale: Your private browsing history

The US House of Representatives voted Tuesday to eliminate ISP privacy rules, following the Senate vote to take the same action last week. The legislation to kill the rules now heads to President Donald Trump for his signature or veto.

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Mar 30, 2017 08:51 (GMT)
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How to grow an arm... with electrical currents
This:

How to grow an arm

Using tiny electrical currents to go from stump to fully functioning appendage. Read on.

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Mar 29, 2017 14:17 (GMT)
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Uber president quits
Uber has been having a lot of troubles of late.   Looks like some of the pressure is getting to the top brass of the organization now, with this high level departure:
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Uber president Jeff Jones quits as turmoil continues

SAN FRANCISCO Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has been thrust deeper into turmoil with the departure of company president Jeff Jones, a marketing expert hired to help bolster its reputation. Jones quit less than seven months after joining the San Francisco company, an Uber spokesman said on Sunday.

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Mar 20, 2017 13:22 (GMT)
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