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Facebook admits it was used by 'malicious actors' during US election



News April 28, 2017


The social media giant made the admission in a report by its security team in which it detailed how foreign governments are using its platform to attempt to manipulate public opinion in other countries.It comes just five months af...

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China and Europe discuss plans for first human outpost on the moon



News April 27, 2017


The talks about a possible lunar outpost were first disclosed by the secretary general for China's space agency, Tian Yulong, and have now been confirmed by the ESA."The Chinese have a very ambitious moon program already in place,...

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Scan showing brain age can predict early death, study finds



News April 27, 2017


Researchers working at Imperial College London looked at the MRI brain scans of thousands of individuals alongside long-term studies of hundreds of elderly patients and found that the older a person's brain age, the more likely th...

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Twitter shares soar on strongest user growth for more than a year



News April 26, 2017


The microblogging service - which is listed on the NYSE - reported a 6% leap in average monthly active users, to 328 million, in the first quarter of the year compared to a year ago.Net losses fell from $79.7m to $61.6m but revenu...

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Cassini spacecraft dives between Saturn and its rings in landmark mission



News April 26, 2017


It made the first of 22 "deep dives" between the rings at around 10am UK time (9am GMT).It used its four-metre dish antenna as a shield as a precaution, in case it was battered by any large particles in the rings.A nail-biting wai...

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