First discovery in United States of colistin resistance in a human E. coli infection

The Multidrug Resistant Organism Repository and Surveillance Network at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research characterized a transferrable gene for colistin resistance in the United States that may herald the emergence of truly pan-drug resistant ba.....»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: Biomed18 min. ago Related News

Euro agencies on encryption backdoors: Create "decryption without weakening"

The two major international security agencies in Europe agree that building backdoors into encryption platforms is not the best way to secure systems because of the collateral damage it would do to privacy and the security of communications.“While this .....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: Security18 min. ago Related News

Spiceworks Mobile App Sharpens IT Skills

With a personalized newsfeed, daily challenges, and a helping of the day's top tech stories, Spiceworks' new mobile app helps small business IT pros keep their skills up to snuff......»»

Source:  SmallbusinesscomputingCategory: It15 min. ago Related News

Dropbox Enterprise Mobility Management Support Hits iOS and Android

Enterprises can now more seamlessly incorporate Dropbox Enterprise into their mobile security and management strategies......»»

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ZTE Axon 7 packs high-end specs, all-metal design for $450

The Chinese smartphone market is getting increasingly competitive with aggressively priced devices featuring high end specs and looks. Today ZTE announced the Axon 7, the successor to last year's Axon flagship, and keeping with the trend it packs and .....»»

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The United States nuclear system still runs (in part) on eight-inch floppy disks

The government's critical nuclear missile defense systems still rely on ancient 1970s-era technology -- but that's not as crazy as it might seem at first glance, even if it's long-since time to update the underlying hardware......»»

Source:  ExtremetechCategory: Top19 min. ago Related News

Climate change still a "race against the clock": UN climate chief

Even after the world sealed a historic climate deal in Paris, the UN's climate chief is worried humanity won't be able break its fossil fuel habit in time to avert catastrophe, she told AFP Thursday......»»

Source:  PhysorgCategory: Top19 min. ago Related News

Hang up: Dutch look at banning use of cellphones on bikes

The Dutch government is considering banning the country's millions of cyclists from using their cellphones while riding, saying pedaling and phones are a dangerous mix......»»

Source:  PhysorgCategory: Top19 min. ago Related News

Microsoft-Facebook laying trans-Atlantic Internet line

Microsoft and Facebook on Thursday announced they will work together to lay a high-speed Internet cable across the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean......»»

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Norway subjects viewers to 2-day stream of app terms of use

A Norwegian consumers' group took inspiration from "slow television" to produce a marathon webcast of a team of readers going through the fine print of terms and conditions of downloadable apps......»»

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Gunless MMO game "Absolver" slated for 2017 release

Indie studio Sloclap has teamed with Devolver Digital on a new melee-based MMO, dubbed Absolver. The game is currently scheduled for release on both consoles and PC some point in 2017......»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: Top19 min. ago Related News

Planetary Resources cancels "space selfie" project

Sad news for fans of space exploration and pictures of themselves today: asteroid mining company Planetary Resources has decided to cancel its plans to launch an Arkyd 100 space telescope that would have allowed users on earth to take a "selfie" of s........»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: Top19 min. ago Related News

The Backpack PC is a portable VR rig that leads MSI’s VR and gaming lineup at Computex

MSI’s Backpack PC, which it will debut at Computex in Taiwan next week, aims to do away with one of the banes of virtual reality: being tethered to your PC by a display cord. This portable rig highlights a slew of gaming hardware the company plans to s.....»»

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The Omega Men Just Pulled Off One of the Darkest Endings in Superhero Comics Ever

Death has symbolism. Sometimes how you die can be just as important, if not moreso, than how you live. The last issue of The Omega Men cements the DC Comics series as one of the best superhero books ever, with a finale that has me wondering if it was mean.....»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: Top19 min. ago Related News

Upcoming ‘Absolver’ tells its story via online multiplayer combat

Indie-focused publisher Devolver Digital has pulled back the curtain on Absolver, an ambitious online multiplayer melee combat game for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PCs developed by a team of Ubisoft veterans. The post Upcoming ‘Absolver’ .....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: Top20 min. ago Related News

Say goodbye to ‘12345’: Microsoft is banning your lame passwords

Microsoft has had enough of your bad passwords, and is compiling a list of commonly used passwords that you'll no longer be able to use. That's right, no more using 'password' or '12345' in place of a real password. The post Say goodbye to ‘12345.....»»

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Daily Deals: Origin PC Game Sale, Big 4K Monitor, Overwatch, Star Wars Trilogy

Get the original Star Wars trilogy for its lowest price, score an Xbox One with an absurd number of freebies, and more. 30% Off Nearly Any Game from Origin If your hard drive is lacking in quality PC games, use code ORIGIN30 to take 30% off nearly a.....»»

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Using hybrid graphic card INTEL-AMD on Arch Linux

In this tutorial I am going to show you how to configure two graphic card – Intel and Amd – on most laptops using proprietary and open source drivers and how to switch between them.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for f.....»»

Source:  UnixmenCategory: Top29 min. ago Related News

The Electric Shoe Dryer will air out your footwear

Have you ever been out in the summer sun having a grand time and gotten your shoes wet? If so, then you know that it is a dreadfully disgusting experience, as the fun part of the day ending leaves you with pruny feet stuck in soggy shoes that you canR.....»»

Source:  Coolest-gadgetsCategory: Gadget22 min. ago Related News

Can Google Fix Android"s Biggest Problem?

Google is pissed—or at least that’s what it sounds like when you read Bloomberg’s look into the company’s relationship with smartphone manufacturers. According to the report, Google is aggressively addressing Android’s biggest problem: fragmenta.....»»

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