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Former Tesla Employee Charged With Embezzling $9.3 Million From Musk’s Company

A former Tesla employee was charged by a federal grand jury today of embezzling roughly $9.3 million from Elon Musk’s electric car company over the course of two years. The indictment comes as the result of an FBI inquiry. The employee, 32-year-old Salil Parulekar, allegedly engaged in a scheme that involved diverting payments, falsifying invoices, […]

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Stephen Hawking’s Wheelchair and Doctoral Thesis Sell in Multimillion Dollar Auction

A selection of work and belongings of the late theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking snatched hundreds of thousands of dollars per item at a recent Christie’s auction. Among the items sold were his motorized red leather wheelchair and a copy of his doctoral thesis Properties of Expanding Universes—one of five known copies—which sold for 296,750 pounds ($387,402) and […]

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Three New DNA Studies Are Shaking Up the History of Humans in the Americas

It’s a huge day for archaeologists and anyone interested in the history of America’s first settlers. Findings from three new genetics studies—all released today—are presenting a fascinating, yet complex, picture of the first people in North and South America, and how they spread and diversified across two continents. Our understanding of how the Americas were […]

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The gamer who spent seven years in his dressing gown

A gamer who left his home fewer than 10 times in seven years explains how he’s now helping other young people break away from a life of isolation. “Years and years were just spent sitting at my computer,” says Billy Brown. “I would only go outside for doctor’s appointments or dentist’s appointments. “I would never […]

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Chinese headmaster fired over secret coin mining at school

A Chinese headmaster has been fired after a secret stack of crypto-currency mining machines was found connected to his school’s electricity supply. Teachers at the school in Hunan became suspicious of a whirring noise that continued day and night, local media report. This led to the discovery of the machines, which were mining the crypto-currency […]

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Bug bounty: Hack the US Air Force and Get Paid

Bug bounty programs involve organizations sending out recognition and financial rewards, that are offered to those who can identify and report bugs in their software. Bug bounty programs help curb cyberattacks since bugs/vulnerabilities are identified and reported earlier with less risk of being exploited in the wild. For the third time in a row, the […]

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AI Won’t Replace Us Until It Becomes Much More Like Us

The late Stephen Hawkins worried that AI could end mankind. It seemed reasonable. Elon Musk warned machines that learned to operate without a human telling them what to do could “destroy humanity as a matter of course without even thinking about it” if it “[had] a goal and humanity just happens [to be] in the way.”. But […]

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Bomb suspect threatened people on Twitter, and Twitter didn’t act

On October 11, a little less than two weeks before the discovery of the first of 14 improvised explosive devices he is suspected of sending to prominent Democrats and CNN’s New York offices, Cesar Sayoc tweeted at Rochelle Ritchie. “We will see you 4 sure.Hug your loved ones real close every time you leave you home,” the […]

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Driverless cars: Who should die in a crash?

If forced to choose, who should a self-driving car kill in an unavoidable crash? Should the passengers in the vehicle be sacrificed to save pedestrians? Or should a pedestrian be killed to save a family of four in the vehicle? To get closer to an answer – if that were ever possible – researchers from […]

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5 Ways to Improve programming skills

Tips to improve your coding skills As we all know that programming is a very competitive field, it is one of the most expensive fields in the world as well.  This resulted in a huge demand for programmers and developers all over the globe. Programmers like Bill Gates (co-founder of Microsoft) have reached the heights which seems […]

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