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PressTV-Facebook bug shows iPhone camera activated during app use

A newly discovered bug appears to show that the Facebook app for iPhone is accessing users’ rear-facing camera while they’re scrolling through their newsfeed. The bug was first noticed by privacy-minded Twitter users earlier this week. Here’s what it looks like in action: Facebook’s vice president of integrity Guy Rosen …

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PressTV-Black hole rips apart doomed star in ‘rare’ event

Scientists have captured a view of a colossal black hole violently ripping apart a doomed star, illustrating an extraordinary and chaotic cosmic event from beginning to end for the first time using NASA’s planet-hunting telescope. The US space agency’s orbiting Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, better known as TESS, revealed the detailed timeline of a …

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PressTV-Earth to warm more quickly, new climate models show

Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth’s surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to replace those used in current UN projections, scientists said Tuesday. By 2100, average temperatures could rise 6.5 to 7.0 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels …

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PressTV-Farming, eating need to change to curb global warming

Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change says. Plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food could free up several million square kilometers of land by …

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