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China suspends Weibo video and audio services, Report

China suspends Weibo video and audio services, Report

Chinese regulator, The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT), has ordered the closure of video streaming services on three Internet platforms, Sina Weibo, Ifeng and Acfun. The regulatory ban could disrupt a revival for Weibo that’s getting underway. The messaging service controlled by Sina Corp. has turned to video streaming over the past year to rejuvenate ... Read More »

Scientists find massive disk-shaped dead galaxy

Scientists find massive disk-shaped dead galaxy

Hubble Space Telescope captures a massive, fast-spinning dead disk galaxy. It stopped making stars only a few billion years after the Big Bang. Finding such a galaxy early in the history of the universe challenges the current understanding of how massive galaxies form and evolve, say scientists. When Hubble photographed the galaxy, astronomers expected to see a chaotic ball of ... Read More »

Asteroid hitting Earth very much possible, Say Experts

Asteroid hitting Earth very much possible, Say Experts

A leading astrophysicist has warned of the danger that unexpected asteroids pose to our planet, and classified the threat not as a matter of if, but when. Professor Alan Fitzsimmons from the University’s Astrophysics Research Centre has said it is a case of when an asteroid collision will happen, rather than if it will happen. Joined by scientist Brian Cox ... Read More »

New research shows cats once conquered human world

New research shows cats once conquered human world

Ancient DNA from cat mummies and skeletons has revealed the history of one of the greatest invasions of the world. The analysis shows how domesticated cats spread from Asia and northern Africa 9,000 years ago, to end up presiding in homes in all corners of the globe. According to the scientists, the African wildcat (Felis silvestris lybica), the ancestor of ... Read More »

Google now shows job postings in its search results, Report

Google now shows job postings in its search results, Report

Today Google just rolled out a major feature and it will help you nab a new job. Google today launched a new jobs search feature right on its search result pages that lets you search for jobs across virtually all of the major online job boards like LinkedIn, Monster, WayUp, DirectEmployers, CareerBuilder and Facebook and others. Google will also include ... Read More »

Researchers Discover Ghastly Sea Dong, Name It The ‘Peanut Worm’

Researchers Discover Ghastly Sea Dong, Name It The 'Peanut Worm'

Researchers have identified a new species of deep sea worm that bears a truly uncanny resemblance to a human penis, and Twitter has taken notice. A group of scientists working with Museums Victoria recently conducted an expedition near eastern Australia into a deep sea area nicknamed “the Abyss” – a habitat 4000 metres below the surface that’s virtually unexplored. Over ... Read More »

Antarctic ice melt tied to El Nino warming, finds new research

Antarctic ice melt tied to El Nino warming, says new research

Large-scale melting of snow and ice on Antarctica’s massive Ross Ice Shelf, brought on by an unusually warm stretch of weather in the austral summer of 2015-2016, has been documented for the very first time, according to a new study. The science team conducting the ARM West Antarctic Radiation Experiment (AWARE) led by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at ... Read More »

Oops! Facebook Accidentally Exposed Its Employees to Suspected Terrorists

Oops! Facebook Accidentally Exposed Its Employees to Suspected Terrorists

For months, a programming error exposed the personal identities of more than 1,000 content moderators working across 22 departments at Facebook. Those employees worked across 22 departments at the Menlo Park company, reviewing and removing inappropriate content from the social media site — including hate speech and terrorist propaganda, according to The Guardian. The apparent bug caused the personal profiles ... Read More »