The lab found the smartphone exposes users to a Specific Absorption Rate—how much the body absorbs radiofrequency energy—of 3.8 watts per kilogram. Meanwhile, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has set the maximum exposure rate at 1.6 watts per kilogram... Why the discrepancy? Well, for one thing, cell phone testing is self-regulated, meaning that "the manufacturer supplies a phone to an independent lab for testing, and if the phone passes, the FCC approves the device for release,"
On Tuesday, the Czech data protection authority announced an investigation into antivirus company Avast, which was harvesting the browsing history of over 100 million users and then selling products based on that data to a slew of different companies including Google, Microsoft, and Home Depot.
If you had the chance to reunite with a deceased loved one in virtual reality, would you?... Jang Ji-sung, the mother of four, wore a VR headset and gloves that allowed her to see, hear and touch the digitized version of her daughter. Jang was filmed in front of a green screen and formed her hands as though she was holding the girl's face... Dr. Blay Whitby, a technology ethicist from the University of Sussex, told the Mail that the show raises some concern. He said the virtual reality aspect of reuniting with a deceased loved one is new ground and the long-term psychological toll is unknown.
"The Department of Justice appears to be putting Donald Trump's friends above the law," reads the petition which was published on MoveOn.org, reaching more than 51,800 signatures by early Wednesday morning.
With 87 percent of precincts reporting, Trump secured more than 120,000 votes in the Granite State. In 2012, Obama managed just 49,080 total votes in New Hampshire. The gap between the two presidents is likely to increase as more precincts report their totals Wednesday.
President Donald Trump suggested prosecutors in the federal case against Roger Stone, and General Michael Flynn, may be involved in “prosecutorial misconduct.” Trump responded Tuesday night to a tweet advocating for the “full pardon for Roger Stone and Michael Flynn” by saying, "Prosecutorial Misconduct?"
Mario Estrada, candidate of the center-right National Change Union (UCN), pleaded guilty to charges leveled against him by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. He was implicated along with another man, Juan Pablo Gonzalez, of seeking at least $10 million from Mexico's powerful Sinaloa Cartel to fund his campaign.
BUSTED: Sworn New Hampshire Primary Official Breaks Election Law “I Think Voting Any Democrat is Wise”; ‘Bernie and Buttigieg Top 2’; Deputy Election Moderator Admits “A lot” of Poll Workers Untrained “Not Everyone Attended Training” pic.twitter.com/lNuQrrVa2c
“Even Bob Mueller lied to Congress!” Trump wrote on Twitter, thanking Attorney General Bill Barr for stepping in to reduce the recommended sentence for political operative Roger Stone. It was unclear what part of Mueller’s testimony Trump was referring to.
Democrats haven't learned a goddamned thing. This guy is a fascist, a dictator, and you guys have got to toughen up your game. You're too fucking polite! This is a blood sport to the GOP, and they #playdirty. Men like to kill each other! Get in the ring!!
Nathaniel Gleicher, head of Facebook's security policy, says that it found 13 accounts and 10 pages linked to the Viettel, Mytel, and Gapit Communications. The aim seems to have been a dirty tricks campaign to discredit and turn public opinion against its rivals in Myanmar... Gleicher also said that the company has taken down 78 accounts, 11 pages, 29 groups and four Instagram accounts as part of a Russian-backed initiative... In addition, the company has taken down an Iranian-backed network that posed as a Christian body posting news and memes.
Supergiant star Betelgeuse has been getting dimmer at an unprecedented pace over the past few months, leading some astronomers to wonder if it might be in the process of the collapse that precedes a supernova explosion. But there are other possible explanations, and we should have a better idea of what's happening to the massive star by the end of the month.
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus insisted Tuesday that the virus — now formally named COVID-19 — is a is “a very grave threat” well beyond China, where it originated and has killed at least 1,113 people. The world needs to “wake up and consider this enemy virus as public enemy number one,” Ghebreyesus warned.
Liu stepped down from the U.S. attorney's office after Trump announced his intention to nominate her to the Treasury position in December 2019.
She was replaced by Timothy Shea, who is currently serving on an interim basis, and was set to testify at a confirmation hearing on Thursday.
So basically Trump removed Liu as U.S. Attorney for DC and nominated her to a different position within the Treasury Dept. Trump then appointed Timothy O'Shea to replace her. Next thing you know, Trump withdrew Liu's nomination. Trump is accelerating house cleaning.
"The Chinese could use Wuhan-400 to wipe out a city or a country, and then there wouldn’t be any need for them to conduct a tricky and expensive decontamination before they moved in and took over the conquered territory..."
Despite the overall win, Sanders and Buttigieg got the same number of New Hampshire’s 24 delegates, at nine apiece, with Klobuchar grabbing up the other six. It was a devastating night however for the campaigns of Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and especially former vice president Joe Biden who finished in fourth and fifth place respectively with 9.4 percent and 8.4 percent of the vote.