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Happiness is on the Wane in the US, UN Global Report Finds

From a report on The Guardian, shared by five anonymous readers: Happiness in the US is declining and is expected to continue on a downward path, with Donald Trump's policies forecast to deepen the country's social crisis. The US has slipped to 15th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Crunch Report | A bad day for cybersecurity

Today’s Stories A massive new ransomware attack is spreading around the globe Target’s next-day essentials delivery service opens to customers in pilot test Cloudflare launches app development platform, announces $100M investment fund.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 37 min. ago

The global app economy could quadruple to a whopping $6 trillion in the next four years

The global app economy is expected to more than quadruple in size within the next four years. That's according to a report released this week from research firm App Annie, which estimates the current $1.3 trillion market could grow to a whopping $6.3.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 21 min. ago

The "debate" Rick Perry wants to hold on global warming is total BS

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry had two opportunities on Tuesday to elaborate on his views about climate science, which have been thrown in doubt lately after congressional testimony.  Is he, like Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administr.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 21 min. ago

PetrWrap: what you need to know about today"s global ransomware attack

Another major ransomware attack has hit the web. Here’s what you need to know about it and how you can protect yourself. Windows computers around the world are locking up and displaying the stark, black-and-red message you see above in the wa.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News15 hr. 21 min. ago

Britain"s Newest Warship Runs Windows XP, Raising Cyber Attack Fears

Chrisq shares a report from The Telegraph: Fears have been raised that Britain's largest ever warship could be vulnerable to cyber attacks after it emerged it appears to be running the outdated Microsoft Windows XP. A defense source told The telegrap.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 21 min. ago

US Sees Big Bump In IPOS In First Half Of 2017

The United States saw a big bump in IPOs in the first half of 2017, according to a report from E&Y issued on Tuesday afternoon. According to the EY Global IPO Trends: Q2 2017 report, there has been "brisk" IPO activity globally, in what the report sa.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News15 hr. 21 min. ago

Global app economy to reach $6.3 trillion in 2021: App Annie

App Annie also projects that a person will spend an average of $946 on mobile commerce by 2021......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News16 hr. 45 min. ago

Andy Rubin-backed AR hardware startup CastAR reportedly shuts down

 An augmented reality headset startup founded by former Valve employees and funded by Android co-creator Andy Rubin’s Playground Global is shutting down after it failed to receive further investment. CastAR was building a headset device th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 45 min. ago

Lawmakers Want To Move Fast On Self-Driving Car Legislation

An anonymous reader shares a report: Members of Congress said Tuesday that they hope to move forward with a package of self-driving car legislation by the end of July. "We've got to keep moving, because again, this technology is moving away from us,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 9 min. ago

Petya Ransomware Outbreak Originated In Ukraine Via Tainted Accounting Software

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bleeping Computer: Today's massive ransomware outbreak was caused by a malicious software update for M.E.Doc, a popular accounting software used by Ukrainian companies. According to several researchers, such a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 29 min. ago

The App Economy Will Be Worth $6 Trillion in Five Years

An anonymous reader shares a report: In five years, the app economy will be worth $6.3 trillion, up from $1.3 trillion last year, according to a report released today by app measurement company App Annie. What explains the growth? More people are spe.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 37 min. ago

Microsoft Bringing EMET Back As a Built-In Part of Windows 10

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will include EMET-like capabilities managed through a new feature called Windows Defender Exploit Guard. Microsoft's EMET, the Enhanced Mitigation Experience T.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 37 min. ago

Heritage Valley Health System Target Of Cyber Attack

The Heritage Valley Health System says it has been hit with a cyber attack. From a report: A spokeswoman confirmed the attack Tuesday morning. "Heritage Valley Health System has been affected by a cyber security incident. The incident is widespread a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 29 min. ago

Volvo"s Driverless Cars "Confused" by Kangaroos

An anonymous reader shares a report: Volvo's self-driving technology is struggling to identify kangaroos in the road. The Swedish car-maker's 2017 S90 and XC90 models use its Large Animal Detection system to monitor the road for deer, elk and caribou.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 29 min. ago

Facebook Crosses 2 Billion Monthly Users

Facebook has announced that it now has over 2 billion monthly active users. From a report: That's up from the 1.94 billion total that the company cited as part of its most recent earnings report in May. Mark Zuckerberg shared the news directly, and F.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 29 min. ago

Bits: Daily Report: New Chapter in Europe vs. American Tech Behemoths

By slapping Google with a record fine, the European Union sent a billion-dollar signal to American tech companies......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News22 hr. 29 min. ago

Global Cyberattack: What We Know and Don’t Know

Here’s what we know and don’t know so far about the new ransomware attack hitting governments and companies around the world......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News22 hr. 29 min. ago

Global ransomware attack causes turmoil

Banks, retailers, energy firms and Kiev airport say they have been targeted by malware attacks......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News22 hr. 45 min. ago

RedPoint Global Adds Master Data Management to Customer Data Platform

RedPoint Global has announced new capabilities for its Customer Data Platform aimed at providing business users with "data stewardship" for real-time customer insights and actions. RedPoint Global's Customer Data Platform (CDP) combines automated.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

10 Reasons Why Digital Assets Rule the World

Every time you have screen time, digital assets are influencing you. They're driving your thoughts and feelings about the current global political climate, what products you buy, and how you, your friends and your family perceive the world. Continu.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017