NASA Makes Contact With Satellite Thought Lost 13 Years Ago

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NASA’s IMAGE satellite has reactivated itself after over a decade of silence. Is there any data left to find?

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Ransomware Scammers Get Scammed Themselves By Tor Proxy Hack

Ransomware payments are being diverted via a man-in-the-middle attack, which is some sort of perverse justice. Still, it won’t do the original ransomware victims any good.

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The Nintendo Switch Has Outsold the Wii U in Less Than a Year

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As part of its quarterly report, Nintendo said the Switch has moved 14.86 million units as of the end of 2017. That’s already more than the Wii U in its entire life, which is even faster than expected.

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Hands On: How Mazda’s Gasoline-Powered Diesel May Lift MPG 20-30 Percent

Creativity flows from the smallest of automakers: The SkyActiv-X engine compresses gasoline until it self-combusts. It uses ultra-lean air/fuel mixtures, low enough to sometimes need a spark plug to start (only) combustion.

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