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The Music Modernization Act has been signed into law
President Trump has signed the Music Modernization Act (MMA) into law, officially passing the most sweeping reform to copyright law in decades. The bill, heralded by labels, musicians, and politicians, unanimously passed through both the House and Senate before going to the president.
The bill revamps Section 115 of the U.S. Copyright Act and aims to bring copyright law up to speed for the streaming era. These are the act’s three main pieces of legislation: (Click image to continue article).
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‘Fallout 76’: Multiplayer game actually feels lonely. And that’s great.
Moments of solitude or loneliness define the Fallout experience. So imagine my surprise when I experienced them during my three hours playing Bethesda Game Studios’ first multiplayer online experience, “Fallout 76.”
My teammates were engaged in a high-pitched battle between super mutants, ghouls and other new irradiated creatures in the West Virginia wasteland, the setting of “Fallout 76,” set to be released Nov. 14. I decided to run away, not out of cowardice, mind you, but out of curiosity (Click image to continue article).
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T.I. slams Kanye West over Trump meeting: 'I’m ashamed to have ever been associated with you'
Lots of people had strong reactions to Kanye West’s comments praising President Donald Trump during their White House meeting on Thursday.
And then there’s T.I.
The Atlanta rapper, who collaborated with ‘Ye on the 2006 track “Swagga Like Us,” publicly unfriended West in an NSFW Instagram post (Click image to continue article).
Stephen Hawking’s final paper published, tackles famous paradox
When famed physicist Stephen Hawking passed away earlier this year, he left a scientific legacy that included one of the knottiest paradoxes in modern theoretical physics. Now his final paper has just been published, revisiting the question of whether information can be retrieved from a black hole or whether it is lost forever. The paper posits that information can be stored in a halo of “soft hair” surrounding a black hole. (Click image to continue article).
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Washington state abolishes death penalty
Washington has become the 20th US state to ban the death penalty, after its Supreme Court ruled the punishment was applied in an “arbitrary and racially biased manner”.
The eight people currently on death row in the north-western state immediately had their sentences commuted to life.
The news was welcomed by campaigners.
A total of 23 people were executed in the US last year, but Washington has not carried out the death penalty since 2010 (Click image to continue article).
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Scientists in China breed healthy mice from two females
Researchers in China say they’ve bred healthy mice with two mothers using a new type of gene editing technology, a significant feat that may help researchers better understand mammalian reproduction but carries significant ethical and safety questions.
A total of 29 bimaternal mice were produced using 210 embryos in the study. They all were “normal, lived to adulthood, and had babies of their own,” though they showed “some defective features,” according to researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Click image to continue article).
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How climate change will affect your health
A new report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns of dire consequences if governments don’t make “rapid, far-reaching, and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” to stem global warming. But the planet isn’t the only thing at risk as temperatures rise; your health might be in danger, too.
Here are six ways that climate change might affect you, whether it’s insect-borne disease or Type 2 diabetes (Click image to continue article).
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Does Your Phone Really Need A Creepy Robot Finger Attached To It?
PARIS (Reuters) – A French researcher has invented a robot finger that attaches to your mobile phone. It can wriggle across your desk. It can stroke your hand. And guess what? It’s creepy. No, really, watch the video. Creepy, see?
He wants to know why (Click Image to continue article).