Why Windows hack is being blamed on Russia-linked group

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Microsoft says a notorious group of hackers are exploiting a flaw in its Windows operating system.
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The chain emailed Australian customers a 25 percent off deal to be claimed on the mobile app, displaying the promotion on the screen of what appears to be an iPhone 8.
Ford has patented a system for a removable steering wheel and pedals for autonomous cars. The patent states both driver preferences and future technological development as reasons.
DNA testing analysis - which can go for up to $200 - does not make people healthier, a study has found. Those who know which diseases they are prone to do not act differently after finding out.
University of Buffalo researchers stimulated the brain's of mice using magnetic nanoparticles, and the achievement could lead to treatments for neurological diseases such as Parkinson's.
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New research from the University of Southern Denmark found the ‘acutely toxic’ element antimony, which likely caused vomiting, diarrhea, liver and kidney damage, and cardiac arrest.
Researchers at Macquarie University in Australia strengthened the link between scent and attraction and showed that a man's diet can make him smell more or less desirable to women.
People communicating in a foreign language said they were more likely to push someone to their death if it meant being able to save the lives of five others, University of Chicago researchers found.
A video that shows an automatic bathroom soap dispenser failing to detect the hand of a dark-skinned man has gone viral and raised questions about racism in technology.
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