Year: 2018

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Congress approves act that opens US government data to the public

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Congress has passed a bill that could make it easier for you to access public data released by the government. The House approved the OPEN Government Data Act on Saturday, while all eyes were on the shutdown, as part of a

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Elon Musk unveils his first Los Angeles-area tunnel

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Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk made a brief public appearance late on Tuesday to unveil the first tunnel completed by the underground transit venture he launched two years ago as an ambitious remedy to Los Angeles’ infamously heavy traffic.

But contrary to

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WildFyre Giveaway Winners!

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Thanks for all those who have entered our giveaway

See below for the winners 🙂

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Some apps pass personally identifiable location data to as many as 40 companies

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A lengthy NY Times feature provides some stark illustrations of the extent to which potentially-identifiable location data is being captured, shared and retained by both iOS and Android apps, threatening user privacy.

The paper was able to identify specific individuals

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Its our 2 year birthday! So we are giving away a $100 giftcard and other goodies!

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Hi welcome to WildFyre.
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Okay… Well we are a informational social network trying to do something different in the world. A world where your

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They Did Surgery on a Grape

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In Greek mythology, the god Dionysus plays an essential role as the god of both the grape harvest and ritual madness. In Roman mythology, he is known as Bacchus, and is the namesake of the term “bacchanalia,” an orgiastic celebration of his godly remit. During

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Sexual harassment goes high tech with iPhone’s AirDrop

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Without the proper settings, iPhone users can receive lewd and threatening messages from strangers, which can be triggering for survivors of sexual assault.

Crowded spaces are fertile ground for AirDrop harassers. Public transport in particular seems

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Apple reportedly resurrects iPhone X and drops XR price, but not for you

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MIT engineers fly a Star Trek-inspired plane without any moving parts

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Inspired by Star Trek, researchers from MIT have successfully demonstrated that a plane can fly silently using ‘ionic wind,’ without needing any moving parts such as propellers, turbine blades, and fans. Read on for a video of it in-action and additional information.
‘Ionic wind’ is based on

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This electric motorcycle runs on 15 parts made via 3D printer

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Ready to upgrade from your e-scooter?
The NERA electric motorcycle is a functioning bike that was made using a 3D printer. The only catch — it’s just a “use case” example for a German 3D printing company to show off its material-making skills.

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