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FDA wants to stem antibiotic overuse, but diagnosis is remarkably hard
Sparky/FlickrSILVER SPRING, MARYLAND—Every day, doctors have to figure out if they should dole out antibiotics or not. The decision is not only crucial to each patient’s wellbeing, but to public health in general. Unnecessary antibiotic doses help fuel drug-resistant infections that threaten tens of thousands of lives each year. Yet the question of whether someone actually needs an antibiotic is…

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Apple Music now has 6.5 million paying users
Apple6.5 million users are now paying for Apple Music, the company's music streaming and download service that offers users unlimited access to over 30 million tracks. A further 8.5 million are still trialling it, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, who dropped the figures during the WSJD Live conference last night. Apple music costs £9.99 ($9.99) per month, with family…

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An interview with the Stig: Talking stunt driving with Ben Collins
LionsgateWhat do The Dark Knight Rises, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Fast & Furious 6, and every James Bond film since Quantum of Solace have in common? All of them featured car chases driven in part by Ben Collins. Collins may be better known as The Stig, the "tame racing driver" from Top Gear.

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Apple TV orders start Monday, begin shipping next week
Enlarge/ The new Apple TV box. Andrew CunninghamFurther Reading Eyes- and hands-on with the new Apple TV and its remote A limited demo focuses mostly on the stuff announced onstage. In a talk last night at the Wall Street Journal's WSJD Live conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company's new Apple TV would begin shipping next week, hitting…

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With goal of universal HTTPS, Let’s Encrypt reaches important milestone
A nonprofit effort aimed at encrypting the entire Web has reached an important milestone: its HTTPS certificates are now trusted by all major browsers. The service, which is backed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Mozilla, Cisco Systems, and Akamai, is known as Let's Encrypt. As Ars reported last year, the group will offer free HTTPS certificates to anyone who owns…

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Guitar Hero Live review: This is how to make rhythm games relevant again
Game DetailsDeveloper: Freestyle Games Publisher: Activision Platform: PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U Rating: E for Everyone Release Date: October 20, 2015 (US) | Oct 23, 2015 (UK) Price: £74.99 ($99) with one guitar, £124.99 ($149) with two guitars Links:Amazon | Official websiteFurther Reading From DJ Hero to Guitar Hero: How Freestyle is making rhythm games sexy again

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Apple CEO Tim Cook blasts encryption backdoors
Apple's Tim Cook rails against encryption backdoors. WSJDLiveApple chief Tim Cook took to the WSJDLive stage Monday night to again declare that Apple would not bake encryption backdoors into its products. "We said no backdoor is a must," Cook said at the Laguna Beach, California conference. "Do we want our nation to be secure? Of course.

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Homeland awkwardly tackles spy tech again, this time with stingrays
This is what Showtime imagines a stingray looks like. ShowtimeSpoiler alert: If you haven’t yet seen Season 5, Episode 3 of the show, stop reading now. Further Reading I’m no expert, but holy crap the hacking on Homeland was bad "There’s a zero-day defect on this firewall."Let me be clear: Homeland, I love you.