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  • Newly found galaxy cluster could become most massive structure in universe - Galaxy cluster

    Astronomers have found a cluster containing 14 galaxies that began forming when the universe was in its youth, something never seen before.

  • Google overhauls Gmail to lure businesses away from Microsoft - inbox zero

    Alphabet Inc.'s Google unveiled on Wednesday its first Gmail redesign since 2013, capping what the company says was an expensive overhaul two years in the making to adopt security and offline functionality and better resemble Microsoft Outlook.

  • To censor the internet, 10 countries use Canadian filtering technology, researchers say - iPhone Spyware

    Technology developed by a company in Waterloo, Ont., is being used by regimes and democracies throughout the world to censor online content, according to a new global investigation conducted by Citizen Lab.

  • This is the most detailed map ever made of the Milky Way galaxy - Europe Space Map

    The European Space Agency released the most accurate census yet of stars in the Milky Way and neighbouring galaxies Wednesday, providing astronomers with a wealth of new data for further research.

  • Facebook finally spells out what kinds of posts it bans - Facebook

    Facebook has revealed for the first time just what, exactly, is banned on its service in a new Community Standards document released on Tuesday.

  • Inuit worry about toxic splash from rocket debris in Canada's Arctic waters - Sentinel satellite

    Inuit in Canada are raising concerns that Europe plans to launch another rocket into space today, potentially carrying toxic fuel in debris that's set to touch down in the High Arctic. It’s the 15th launch of its kind over the past decade potentially affecting Baffin Bay.

  • Intelligence agency withheld information from statement about MP's phone hack - Matthew Dube

    Five months after a Radio-Canada/CBC investigation revealed that the country's major mobile networks are vulnerable to hacking and fraud, documents obtained through Access to Information show that the agency responsible for the security of the federal government's networks withheld some information from the public at the time.

  • Toxic coral in home aquarium blamed for making Gatineau family sick - Jason Laframboise

    Seven members of a Gatineau, Que., family, including a pregnant woman and three small children, fell ill on Sunday while setting up a large aquarium. They blame toxins released by coral for landing them in hospital and driving them from their home.

  • Arctic sea ice jammed with plastics from Pacific garbage patch - Bilder von der Polarstern-Expidition ARK XXVII-3 in die zentrale

    Sea ice from the remote Arctic Ocean may look clear and pristine, but up to 12,000 tiny pieces of plastic may be embedded in a single chunk small enough to sit on your hand, researchers have found.

  • Canadian company linked to data scandal pushes back at whistleblower's claims - Privacy 20180424

    AggregateIQ is disputing allegations about its ties to Cambridge Analytica and its parent company, SCL. But executives were still challenged by Canadian MPs on Tuesday to explain how they worked with three groups that campaigned for Britain to leave the European Union in 2016.

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