CDC confirms 15th US coronavirus case: Here are the symptoms

CDC confirms 15th US coronavirus case: Here are the symptoms

In a statement on Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that a 15th case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been identified in the United States. The case involves a person who is under federal quarantine in Texas after having arrived in the US on a flight chartered by the State Department. This is the first time a person under quarantine at JBSA-Lackland has developed the disease.

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Upside-down jellyfish-deployed venom bombs remind us nature is lit

Upside-down jellyfish-deployed venom bombs remind us nature is lit

Cassiopea xamachana jellyfish sit on the floor of a body of water appearing like a fabulous bit of plant life from another world. Their appendages range from light white to dark hues of blue - they're beautiful, and might even seem harmless to the average passerby. But they've got a secret weapon - a projectile spore of sorts - made to shock nearby creatures like an invisible bomb.

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Rare Nintendo PlayStation prototype hits auction, but good luck winning it

Rare Nintendo PlayStation prototype hits auction, but good luck winning it

By this point, the partnership that almost was between Nintendo and Sony should be pretty well know among gamers. As the stories hold, the original PlayStation was at one point supposed to be a collaboration between Nintendo and Sony that saw the two attempting to create a CD-ROM drive for the Super NES. Nintendo eventually broke its agreement with Sony and struck a new deal with Philips, leaving Sony to develop the PlayStation brand on its own.

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There’s a weird hole in Samsung’s Galaxy S20 5G line-up: Here’s my theory

There’s a weird hole in Samsung’s Galaxy S20 5G line-up: Here’s my theory

Samsung's big Unpacked 2020 event - and the Galaxy S20 5G family that it revealed - had a glaring hole in it. The S20 5G series are more powerful than any phones Samsung has had before, make 5G the default, and double-down on the camera technology the company insists is the number one reason for smartphone upgrades. Question is - where's the direct iPhone 11 rival?

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US indicts Huawei on tech theft and racketeering charges

US indicts Huawei on tech theft and racketeering charges

The US government has filed an indictment against Huawei and its Chief Financial Officer, alleging intellectual property theft, financial fraud, and racketeering by the Chinese firm and its management. The superseding indictment was revealed on Thursday, February 13, and targets Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. along with two US subsidiaries. CFO Meng Wanzhou - who is currently awaiting confirmation on whether she will be extradited from Canada to the US in order to face charges - is also named in the indictment.

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iPad Pro 5G release date may join iPhone 11 this October

iPad Pro 5G release date may join iPhone 11 this October

Reports from Taiwan today suggest that the iPhone 5G in late 2020 may be beaten to the punch by an iPad Pro. The 5G-capable modem hardware that'll be included in this next-generation iPad is not yet known. It may be similar to what's predicted for the next-generation iPhone, that being the rumored 5nm-based A14 chips paired with Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 modems. That'll supply the next iPhone set with all the 5G your heart could desire, regardless of carrier here in the USA.

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Jordan Brand Xbox One X is very red and very hard to get

Jordan Brand Xbox One X is very red and very hard to get

Microsoft loves its custom consoles, and today it revealed a big one. Microsoft took to Twitter to show off a new Jordan Brand Xbox One X that comes with a pair of matching controllers. Unfortunately for those who are fans of Air Jordan, Microsoft is only making one and you won't be able to buy it.

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Canon EOS R5 officially detailed – and 8K fans should be excited

Canon EOS R5 officially detailed – and 8K fans should be excited

Canon made something of a strange announcement today, confirming that the EOS R5 is in development. We didn't get a full reveal of the camera today, but Canon did share some of the features we can expect the camera to have. Beyond the EOS R5, Canon is also working on seven RF lenses and two RF lens extenders which will all release in 2020.

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January 2020 was the hottest on record – that’s a huge problem

January 2020 was the hottest on record – that’s a huge problem

January 2020 was the hottest January on record, again highlighting the general trend in changing climates on Earth, and reigniting concerns about lower sea ice coverage. The research, published by scientists at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information, indicated that January 2020 was the 421st consecutive month with temperatures above the 20th century average.

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China coronavirus “surge” was a change in counting method [UPDATE]

China coronavirus “surge” was a change in counting method [UPDATE]

Yesterday reports suggested that there was a relative "surge" of cases of infection and death at the hands of novel coronavirus COVID-19. This news originated in the Hubei province of China, where government health authorities made the mistake of announcing new cases and deaths without taking proper care to specify why their numbers appeared to explode compared to their otherwise most recent report. It's not so much an explosion of cases, but a modification of the way in which said cases are counted.

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Uber trials booking rides by voice call and our irony meters explode

Uber trials booking rides by voice call and our irony meters explode

App-based rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft saved us from the nightmare of having to talk to a taxi dispatcher on the phone, so consider it ironic that Uber's big news today is the ability to summon a car through a voice call. The company is testing a new option for booking Uber by voice, with a human operator just like in the good (bad) old days.

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Motorola Razr teardown is full of red flags

Motorola Razr teardown is full of red flags

Motorola's Razr foldable launched a little over a week ago, and you know what that means: it's time for iFixit to tear it down. Attempting a teardown of a foldable device is something that's a bit more complex than a teardown of a more standard smartphone, but regardless, iFixit was determined to get inside this phone and see just how repairable it might be.

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