Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Llama blood clue to beating all flu

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Llama blood clue to beating all flu

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Image copyright Getty Images Scientists in the US have recruited an unlikely ally in their efforts to develop a new flu treatment. Llamas have been used to produce a new antibody therapy that has the potential to work against all types of flu, including new pandemics. Influenza is the ultimate shape-shifter, constantly mutating its appearance…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers EventStore/EventStore

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers EventStore/EventStore

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The open-source, functional database with Complex Event Processing in JavaScript. This is the repository for the open source version of Event Store, which includes the clustering implementation for high availability. Support Information on commercial support and options such as LDAP authentication can be found on the Event Store website at https://eventstore.org/support. CI Status Documentation Documentation…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Apple’s new T2 security chip will prevent hackers from eavesdropping on your microphone

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Apple’s new T2 security chip will prevent hackers from eavesdropping on your microphone

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Apple’s newest MacBooks include a new feature that makes it far more difficult for hackers or spies to eavesdrop on your microphone. Buried in Apple’s latest range of MacBooks — including the MacBook Pro out earlier this year and the just-announced MacBook Air — is the new T2 security chip, which helps protect the device’s encryption…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Cultural barriers still stand in the way of HPV vaccine uptake

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Cultural barriers still stand in the way of HPV vaccine uptake

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An ounce of prevention — Even when the vaccine is available, some parents are reluctant Cathleen O’Grady – Nov 4, 2018 4:00 pm UTC Enlarge / The HPV vaccine is often delivered along with sex education.Every year, nearly 34,000 cases of cancer in the US can be attributed to HPV, the human papillomavirus . The…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Can cities ban e-scooters in the name of public safety? Bird says no way

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Can cities ban e-scooters in the name of public safety? Bird says no way

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Upright on two wheels — Startup dubs swift July vote on prohibition: “a hasty and deceptive proceeding.” Cyrus Farivar – Nov 4, 2018 3:00 pm UTC Enlarge / People ride shared electric scooters in Santa Monica, California, on July 13, 2018. The transportation startup Bird has sued the city of Beverly Hills over its temporary,…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Winklevoss twins claim famed crypto evangelist stole 5,000 bitcoins from them

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Winklevoss twins claim famed crypto evangelist stole 5,000 bitcoins from them

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Financial fracas — Charlie Shrem, who served time for illicit bitcoin deal, accused of 2012 theft. Cyrus Farivar – Nov 4, 2018 2:00 pm UTC Enlarge / (L-R) Nathaniel Popper and Charlie Shrem attend Tribeca Talks: After The Movie: The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the SVA Theater…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Photos: the “awesomeness” of the International Space Station

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Photos: the “awesomeness” of the International Space Station

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American 18-year-olds voting for the first time on Nov. 6 will not have spent a day in their life without humans orbiting the Earth in space.The International Space Station’s first crew arrived in November 2000, and people have been there ever since. “I don’t think the public realizes how cool ISS is,” Elon Musk, whose…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Life on Mars? Work starts on British-built robot to explore Red Planet

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Life on Mars? Work starts on British-built robot to explore Red Planet

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Work has started in Britain on building on a robot vehicle that will be sent to look for life on Mars. The European Space Agency’s Mars rover is being constructed in Stevenage with the aim of exploring the Martian surface in 2021.It has a drill to probe up to two metres under the surface of…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Watch Soyuz rocket deliver Russian navigation satellite into orbit (VIDEO)

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Watch Soyuz rocket deliver Russian navigation satellite into orbit (VIDEO)

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A video shows a Soyuz-2-1b rocket successfully blasting off into space from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northwest Russia as it delivered a navigation satellite into orbit. The launch was conducted on Saturday night. The rocket was equipped with upper stage Fregat, which propelled a GLONASS-M satellite into orbit. The satellite is part of Russian national…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Xbox and Bethesda Partner with Philadelphia 76ers for Fallout 76 Promotion

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Xbox and Bethesda Partner with Philadelphia 76ers for Fallout 76 Promotion

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A rather interesting combination of companies as Bethesda Softworks, Xbox, and the Philadelphia 76ers come together for a Fallout 76 promotion. All three companies have joined forces for a special kind of event where they took over a home game between the 76ers and the Detroit Pistons last night, and showed off this brand new Xbox…