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What eats what: a Landlubber’s guide to deep sea dining

Learning about the curious food chain in the deep sea. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin You’ll never go to dinner in the deep sea. It’s dark, vast and weird down there. If the pressure alone didn’t destroy your land-bound…

How to eliminate threat of bitcoin-searching malware

Patrick Marshall answers your personal technology questions each week. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin Q: I use Windows 10, Windows Defender and Firefox. Over the past several weeks I have started getting the message that a threat has been…

iPhones and iPads can be attacked by malware, but risk is still low

Mac owners, this is for you. Practical Mac explores Apple’s new software offerings, hardware upgrades and more. Appears every other Saturday. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin Practical Mac Recently I was contacted by a reader named Bob who owns…

Hippo-y birthday to Fiona! The popular preemie is turning 1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Some days, it’s more like being a Hollywood star’s agent than a communications official for the zoo. That’s what happens when your prematurely born hippopotamus becomes a global celebrity. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin The Cincinnati…

Christa McAuliffe’s lost lessons finally taught in space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Christa McAuliffe’s lost lessons are finally getting taught in space. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin Thirty-two years after the Challenger disaster, a pair of teachers turned astronauts will pay tribute to McAuliffe by carrying…

Winter is off to late start in normally frigid rural Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Winter is off to a late start in parts of the nation’s largest — and usually coldest — state. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin Months of higher-than-normal temperatures in parts of rural Alaska have opened…

IBM ends 22-quarter streak of falling revenue

The fourth-quarter sales gain of 4 percent was modest, and it won’t erase the doubts of industry analysts who are skeptical that a genuine turnaround is underway at IBM. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin IBM reported revenue growth for…

Seattle startup generator Pioneer Square Labs raises $15 million

The company has spun out nine startups and will use the new investment, primarily from Boulder-based Foundry Group, to churn out more. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin By Seattle Times business reporter Pioneer Square Labs has raised $15 million…

Blood test to detect early signs of 8 cancers gives promising results

The test — still far from ready for the public — covers cancer of the breast, colon and lung and five other kinds that don’t have screening tests for people at average risk: ovarian, liver, stomach, pancreatic and esophageal. RSS.…

New blood test can detect early signs of 8 hidden cancers

The test is the first to screen for the eight forms of cancer responsible for more than 60 percent of U.S. cancer deaths, authors say. And five of the cancers — ovarian, liver, stomach, pancreatic, esophageal — now have no…

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