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Hundreds of Meltwater Streams Found Flowing Across Antarctica

Much of the Antarctic continent is threaded with rivers, pools and streams of melting drainage water, which could mean the continent is more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 19th, 2017

WannaCry helps speeding drivers dodge fines in Australia

Australian police cancelled hundreds of speeding fines after noting their systems were infected......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News8 hr. 13 min. ago

IDC Survey: Securing the Internet of Things in Healthcare

This IDC Survey presents key findings from IDC's 2016 Global IoT Decision Maker Survey, with a focus on how U.S. healthcare organizations are approaching IoT security. This Survey was conducted across 25 countries worldwide and asked more than 4,000.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News15 hr. 53 min. ago

How the CIA infects air-gapped networks

Sprawling “Brutal Kangaroo“ spreads malware using booby-trapped USB drives. Enlarge / A configuration screen found in the Drifting Deadline exploit. (credit: WikiLeaks) Documents published Thursday purport to show how the Central Intellige.....»»

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

Save up to $414 on Microsoft Surface 2-in-1 tablets and notebooks

Microsoft just launched the latest additions to its Surface lineup, which means new deals and lower prices on previous-generation devices. For a limited time, you can save hundreds on these Surface 2-in-1 notebooks, laptops, and tablets. The post Sav.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 37 min. ago

MSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC Review

The X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC is a mid-high end motherboard found within the HEDT platform. MSI has kitted this board out with features which should satisfy both gamers and enthusiasts. For storage needs this board utilises U.2, M.2 and SAT.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News20 hr. 53 min. ago

No, Santa Barbara Did Not Have A Massive 6.8 Earthquake On Wednesday

In more proof you shouldn't believe everything you read on Twitter, the US Geological Survey accidentally sent out an alert for a 6.8 earthquake, centered off the coast of California on Wednesday. The alert--which was erroneously repeated across mult.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News22 hr. 21 min. ago

A Cyberattack ‘the World Isn’t Ready For’

In May, a so-called ransomware attack hit computers in over 150 countries. But two weeks earlier, one security expert found something a lot worse......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Review: Blueair 280i Air Purifier

When it comes to air quality in major cities across India, the worst offenders are Delhi, Agra, Lucknow, Varanasi, and Jodhpur. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the air in these regions is of very poor quality that can cause r.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

NBC’s first foray into esports is a $100K 2v2 Rocket League tournament

NBC is set to broadcast a brand new, 2v2 Rocket League tournament this summer showcased across its regional, national, and international networks with a $100,000 prize pool up for grabs. The post NBC’s first foray into esports is a $100K 2v2 Ro.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Air Force clears F-35 to fly again—with caveats—after hypoxia scares

"Specific concerns" eliminated as source of problem, but cause of 5 cases not found. Enlarge / An F-35 Lightning II performs a maneuver Sept. 12, 2016 at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. After a temporary grounding, the F-35 has returned to the ski.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Heat can kill and we’re turning up the thermostat

Analysis of deadly heatwaves shows how many more people they’ll affect by 2100. Enlarge (credit: Jorge Quinteros) ‘Tis the season for heatwaves in the Northern Hemisphere, as folks across Europe and parts of the US west have been reminded.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Imagination Technologies Formally Puts Itself Up For Sale

The fate of Imagination Technologies has become something of a saga in recent months. The prolific IP vendor, Apple’s right-hand supplier for GPU designs and IP over the last decade, found itself on the rocks in April, when Apple announced the.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

UK rail ticket machines hit by IT glitch

Rail ticket machines across the UK fell out of service during the morning commute......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Domestic Appliances Guzzle Far More Energy Than Advertised, Says EU Survey

Chrisq writes: An EU study has found that many electronic devices and appliances use more energy in real-world conditions than in the standard EU tests. Often the real world figures are double those in the ratings. Sometimes this is achieved by havin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

You wouldn’t want to meet these robot sumo wrestlers in a dark alley

Robot sumo wrestling is a thing in Japan, with dedicated tech geeks building super-quick machines to take on others at special events across the nation. YouTuber Robert McGregor has compiled a video showing some of the best bouts. The post You wouldn.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

eBay Will Now Price Match Amazon, Walmart and Others On Over 50,000 Items

eBay announced today a new Price Match Guarantee for over 50,000 items across its site -- promising that it will have the best deal online, or it will match the lowest price of a competitor. While only select items are available for this offer, "the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Are European Industries Ready to Slam on the (Innovation) Accelerator?

This IDC Web Conference examines how innovation accelerators are reshaping traditional business across European vertical markets. It includes the following key topics:IoT: From Hype to MainstreamRobotics: From Humanoids to Unmanned Aerial Vehicle3D P.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Services Are What Enable the IoT to Work for Organizations

This IDC Market Note describes how various IT services, across the services life cycle, help build, implement, or run components of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. While one result of a working IoT system is that endpoints, or "things," can commu.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Microsoft’s extended Edge bug bounty program offers rewards up to $15K

Microsoft has extended its Edge bug bounty program indefinitely, serving up to $15,000 for qualified vulnerabilities found in the browser. This bounty applies to the "preview" version served up in the Windows Insider program. The post Microsoft’.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Google Maps honors indigenous lands in Canada on National Aboriginal Day

In the culmination of a seven-year collaboration between indigenous communities across Canada and Google Earth Outreach, indigenous lands have been added to both Google Maps and Google Earth. The post Google Maps honors indigenous lands in Canada on.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017