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California Governor Gavin Newsom asks casinos to reconsider reopening plans

California Governor Gavin Newsom asks casinos to reconsider reopening plans

As more and more casino operators are eagerly announcing plans to reopen their entertainment venues after the prolonged COVID-19 shutdown, California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) has urged them to rec

Scientists invent synthetic bone produced with 3D printable ink

Scientists invent synthetic bone produced with 3D printable ink

The researchers at Northwestern University, led by assistant professor Ramille Shah along with her postdoctoral fellow Adam Jakus, have developed a synthetic “hyperelastic” bone tissue produced wit

Study highlights ways to lessen cholesterol levels other than statins

Study highlights ways to lessen cholesterol levels other than statins

Statins work great when it comes to lowering cholesterol levels and reducing the risk of heart events.

Compassion level for people with mental illness remains low

Compassion level for people with mental illness remains low

Mental health disorder is considered to be the most common childhood disease.

Amazon reportedly developing voice-recognition for Alexa

Amazon reportedly developing voice-recognition for Alexa

Seattle-based tech giant Amazon is reportedly developing a new feature to allow the voice assistant that powers its Echo line of speakers to distinguish between individual users based on their voices.

The Alexa voice assistant, just like Apple Inc.'s Siri, is capable of interpreting and responding to voice commands such as "What movies are playing tonight?" or "How's the weather?" However, voice-enabled smart speakers lack voice-recognition and thus can't distinguish who is asking for something.

Google engineer detects big bug leaking info from websites

Google engineer detects big bug leaking info from websites

A bug in a code from content distribution firm Cloudflare potentially leaked information from thousands of websites across the globe, a Google engineer recently announced.

The bug in Cloudflare's code, which has already been fixed, meant that whenever it encountered a website based on poorly-constructed HTML with specific errors in it, it allowed data from other sites using Cloudflare programs to leak onto those sites.

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