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Ebola strain for which there is no vaccine or treatment kills 23 in Uganda

Health officials in Uganda are scrambling to catch up to a burgeoning Ebola outbreak caused by a lesser-seen Ebolavirus species called Sudan virus (SUDV), for which there is no vaccine or treatment. ..
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Better than JPEG? Researcher discovers that Stable Diffusion can compress images

Last week, Swiss software engineer Matthias Bühlmann discovered that the popular image synthesis model Stable Diffusion could compress existing bitmapped images with fewer visual artifacts than JPEG o..
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Apple no longer replacing entire iPad mini 6 just to swap the battery

Replacing a battery can be fraught with peril, at least for the iPad. Repair shops and experienced DIY-ers know this, and Apple itself seemed to acknowledge it, usually giving customers seeking batter..
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Meta disrupted China-based propaganda machine before it reached many Americans

China’s ability to influence American politics by manipulating social media platforms has been a topic of much scrutiny ahead of the midterm elections, and this week has marked some progress toward mi..
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New iPadOS beta adds Stage Manager to older iPads, delays external display support

When Apple delayed iPadOS 16 back in August, one of the primary culprits was the new "Stage Manager" multitasking feature. Stage Manager was meant to extend a new multi-window multitasking model to th..
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FCC advances plan to require blocking of spam texts from bogus numbers

The Federal Communications Commission today released a plan to require mobile carriers to block a wide range of illegal text messages. "In this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), we propose to req..
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First round of socket AM5 motherboards cost between $260 and $1,300

Building a PC around a new processor is expensive at the best of times, and that's triple-true of AMD's new Ryzen 7000 chips. AMD has started with its $300-and-up high-end chips, leaving mid-range opt..
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The Intel Arc A770 GPU launches October 12 for $329

One week after Nvidia moved forward with some of its highest graphics card prices, Intel emerged with splashy news: a price for its 2023 graphics cards that lands a bit closer to Earth. Intel CEO Pat..
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Apple Watch Ultra teardown suggests new—but trickier—repair angles

Like the iPhone 14, the Apple Watch Ultra has a quietly revolutionary aspect that went under the radar—at least until the people at iFixit tore down the device. Apple's new category of wearables is "a..
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Alienware's cheaper QD-OLED monitor has GPU-agnostic AdaptiveSync

Alienware announced today a new QD-OLED monitor SKU that looks awfully similar to the Alienware AW3423DW released for $1,300 this spring. The AW3423DWF has many of the same specs but skips Nvidia G-Sy..
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Intel's first 13th-gen Core CPUs include few surprises, but many cores

If there's one thing Intel has gotten good at in the last few years, it's refining a CPU architecture. Between 2015 and 2020, manufacturing troubles pushed Intel to release not one, not two, but five ..
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Intel’s 13th-gen “Raptor Lake” CPUs are official, launch October 20

If there's one thing Intel has gotten good at in the last few years, it's refining a CPU architecture. Between 2015 and 2020, manufacturing troubles pushed Intel to release not one, not two, but five ..
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Dialing back the bling makes a better EV: The 2023 Mercedes EQE sedan

DENVER—No one has more experience with launching new cars than Mercedes-Benz, the world's oldest existing automaker. The company is at the start of a new phase of its existence, as it transforms into ..
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Apps can pose bigger security, privacy threat based on where you download them

Google and Apple have removed hundreds of apps from their app stores at the request of governments around the world, creating regional disparities in access to mobile apps at a time when many economie..
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This student's side project will help decide Musk v. Twitter

This student's side project will help decide Musk v. Twitte..
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Nreal’s $380 AR glasses want to be a virtual monitor for MacBooks

As augmented reality (AR) glasses continue to try carving a place among tech enthusiasts, we're seeing another option hit mass availability in the US. In addition to selling the sunglass-like Nreal Ai..
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Ian reaches major hurricane status, will be a historic storm for Florida

Hurricane Ian continued to intensify on Monday night and reached sustained winds of 125 mph as its center passed across the western edge of Cuba. From there, the storm will move into the southeastern ..
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DART goes silent after hitting an asteroid

About 24 hours prior to its collision, NASA's Double Asteroid Redirect Test (DART) probe performed its last course correction based on commands sent by ground controllers. "It's pointed to within a fo..
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Experts debate the ethics of LinkedIn’s algorithm experiments on 20M users

This month, LinkedIn researchers revealed in Science that the company spent five years quietly researching more than 20 million users. By tweaking the professional networking platform's algorithm, res..
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20-year-old Linux workaround is still slowing down AMD systems

AMD has come a long way since 2002, but the Linux kernel still treats modern Threadrippers like Athlon-era systems—at least in one potentially lag-inducing respect. AMD engineer Prateek Nayak recentl..

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Housing market stocks give up gains as another jump in bond yields takes shine off strong data

Shares of companies in the real estate services and home building space backed way off their intraday highs on Tuesday, as another surge in Treasury yields to a more-than decade high took the early sh..
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Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson ready to defend another title

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry’s bright-colored “Sour Patch” sneakers squeaked loudly announcing his media day arrival. He then took his spot, tucked in that iconic No. 30 jersey and posed with al..
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Former NJ governor, US Rep. James Florio dies at 85

FILE - Former Governor of New Jersey, Jim Florio, stands in the Assembly chamber of the Statehouse during an event Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Trenton, N.J. Florio, who narrowly lost his re-election b..