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Our cybersecurity isn’t just under attack from foreign states. There are holes in the government’s approach

Our cybersecurity isn’t just under attack from foreign states. There are holes in the government’s approach

Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed last month Australia is actively being attacked by hostile foreign governments. An advisory note posted on the government’s Australian Cyber Security Centre website said the attackers were targeting various vulnerable…

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Did ancient Americans settle in Polynesia? The evidence doesn’t stack up

Did ancient Americans settle in Polynesia? The evidence doesn’t stack up

How did the Polynesian peoples come to live on the far-flung islands of the Pacific? The question has intrigued researchers for centuries. Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl brought the topic to public attention when he sailed…

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l’ANSI et le CERT signent deux conventions de coopération dans la cybersécurité

l’ANSI et le CERT signent deux conventions de coopération dans la cybersécurité

(Agence Ecofin) – Le 8 juillet en Tunisie, l’Agence nationale de la sécurité informatique et le Centre d’études et de recherche des télécommunications ont signé 2 conventions de coopération. L’objectif est de renforcer la sécurité…

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we mapped half a billion years of horseshoe crabs to save them from blood harvests

we mapped half a billion years of horseshoe crabs to save them from blood harvests

If you ventured to the New York seaside in summer, you might see a large dome-shaped animal with a spiky tail, slowly moving towards the water. These are horseshoe crabs – the animals time forgot.…

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Large-scale facial recognition is incompatible with a free society

Large-scale facial recognition is incompatible with a free society

In the US, tireless opposition to state use of facial recognition algorithms has recently won some victories. Some progressive cities have banned some uses of the technology. Three tech companies have pulled facial recognition products…

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Why it’s important to know how fluids move

Why it’s important to know how fluids move

COVID-19 has sharply brought into focus the impact of respiratory infectious diseases on humanity. It has also shown that the greatest defence against health crises is government policy that is strongly rooted in science. In…

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China could be using TikTok to spy on Australians, but banning it isn’t a simple fix

China could be using TikTok to spy on Australians, but banning it isn’t a simple fix

In an age of isolation, video sharing platform TikTok has emerged as a bonding force for many. But recent headlines allege the service, owned by Beijing-based company ByteDance, is feeding users’ data to the Chinese…

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In the Physical Oil Market, Sour Barrels Trade at Sweet Prices By Bloomberg

In the Physical Oil Market, Sour Barrels Trade at Sweet Prices By Bloomberg

© Reuters. In the Physical Oil Market, Sour Barrels Trade at Sweet Prices (Bloomberg) — Leaving behind the waters of the Caribbean Sea, the 1,100-feet long oil tanker Maran Apollo is emblematic of the wider…

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La branche gestion d’actifs du sud-africain Sanlam invite les investisseurs de ses fonds panafricains à la patience

La branche gestion d’actifs du sud-africain Sanlam invite les investisseurs de ses fonds panafricains à la patience

(Agence Ecofin) – L’entité qui gère deux fonds boursiers panafricains de l’assureur sud-africain Sanlam a réalisé une solide performance avec ses placements sur les bourses africaines au mois de mai 2020. Mais elle reconnaît que…

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Record debts come due for Canadian oil patch after five years of crisis By Reuters

Record debts come due for Canadian oil patch after five years of crisis By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An oil & gas pump jack near Granum By Rod Nickel and Jeff Lewis WINNIPEG, Manitoba/TORONTO (Reuters) – Six years ago, Canadian oilfield services firm Calfrac Well Services (TO:) commanded a…