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Recent articles by Rachel:

Researchers discover climate-friendly way of extracting hydrogen from oil

The process has been hailed as a 'silver bullet' for the climate. → Read More

YouTube may soon ban targeted ads on kids' content

YouTube is allegedly planning on getting rid of targeted ads on videos aimed at children. It's not clear whether the decision comes as a result of the FTC's rec... → Read More

Google Docs 'live edits' feature helps the visually impaired

'Live edits' is the latest in a line of new accessibility features from Google. → Read More

Nearby nuclear sensors went silent after Russia's mystery explosion

A global network's nuclear sensors went offline at four sites days after the blast. → Read More

Interactive murder mystery game 'Erica' gets a surprise release

Flavourworks' interactive game/movie hybrid Erica flew under the radar for a long time while its developers spent years working on the underlying technology. Bu... → Read More

IFTTT tells Nest users not to move their accounts over to Google

Back in May Google announced it was phasing out its Works With Nest program in favour of a Works With Google Assistant framework. Unsurprisingly, users that had... → Read More

Facial recognition tech misidentified 26 California lawmakers as criminals

The ACLU, which wants to ban facial recognition technology in police body cameras, says that its own tests of the technology mistakenly flagged 26 California la... → Read More

British Airways is offering VR entertainment on flights

The headsets include therapeutic VR experiences for those with a fear of flying. → Read More

Massive biometric security flaw exposed more than one million fingerprints

Security company Suprema says it will let customers know if there's any risk involved. → Read More

Cray is building a supercomputer to manage the US' nuclear stockpile

Supercomputers are used for everything from mapping weather patterns to developing medicine –- now, they're looking after the nation's nuclear stockpile.... → Read More

UN claims North Korea hacks stole $2 billion to fund its nuclear program

United Nations experts say they are formally investigating at least 35 instances of cyberattacks by North Korea in 17 countries, believed to be carried out in a... → Read More

Microsoft's next-gen Xbox will prioritize high frame rates and fast loading

Xbox chief Phil Spencer says the company respects the investments players have already made in games and gear. → Read More

Facebook tests paid video subscriptions, starting with CollegeHumor

Facebook says the new business model will help get more content onto the platform. → Read More

Project Athena gets its own version of the 'Intel Inside' badge

You could be seeing this badge everywhere by the end of the year. → Read More

VAIO's port-loaded 12-inch laptop goes on sale in the US

Following its launch in Japan, VAIO's small but mighty SX12 -- which offers just about every conceivable I/O you could ever want -- is now available in the US.... → Read More

Microsoft is closing its long-running MSDN developer magazine

The developer-focused title has been published for 19 years. → Read More

Binance cryptocurrency exchange blackmailed over customer data 'hack'

The hacker wants $3.5 million to withhold 10,000 pieces of sensitive information. → Read More

A 'Home Alone' reboot is coming to Disney+

It was clear that Disney's upcoming streaming service, Disney+, would be relying on some familiar names when it first started devouring movie and TV franchises... → Read More

Researchers create '2D' gold a million times thinner than a fingernail

2D gold could mean faster electronics and more efficient medical treatment. → Read More

Apple Card begins its rollout: here's how it works

Apple's much-hyped credit card has arrived -- if you applied to be notified when the Apple Card first became available, you'll be among the first to get access.... → Read More