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Internal Data From Breach Circulating Online, Cyberpunk 2077-Maker CD Projekt Says

Internal company data leaked during a February security breach is now being circulated on the internet, Polish video games maker CD Projekt said in a statement published on Thursday. From a report: The attack, which compromised some of its internal s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 11th, 2021

Climate conditions during the migration of Homo sapiens out of Africa reconstructed

An international research team led by Professor Dr. Frank Schäbitz has published a climate reconstruction of the last 200,000 years for Ethiopia. This means that high-resolution data are now available for the period when early Homo sapiens, our ance.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 55 min. ago

How to watch a livestream of NASA’s spacewalk on Wednesday

NASA and its European counterpart, ESA, are preparing for a spacewalk that will take place on Wednesday, June 16. Here's how you can watch it live online......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 55 min. ago

How to watch a livestream of NASA spacewalk on Wednesday

NASA and its European counterpart, ESA, are preparing for a spacewalk that will take place on Wednesday, June 16. Here's how you can watch it live online......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Should Big Tech pay you for your data? It’s possible, but also problematic

There are a handful of companies on the web that aim to give you control of your data, and even pay you for it. But doing so could potentially cause issues.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

US Launches Task Force To Open Government Data For AI Research

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Wall Street Journal: The Biden administration launched an initiative Thursday aiming to make more government data available to artificial intelligence researchers, part of a broader push to keep the U.S. o.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Dartmouth Abandons Controversial Online Cheating Investigation at Medical School

Dartmouth's Geisel medical school is dropping its investigation into alleged online cheating, the New York Times reports: In March, Dartmouth charged 17 students with cheating based on a review of certain online-activity data on Canvas — a pop.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

A year after the pandemic, bidets are here to stay. Here’s why

Data shows that bidets have been making a mark in the North American market. We explore why the pandemic was a game changer for this bathroom hero......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Florida"s Fired Covid-19 Data Manager "Permanently Suspended" From Twitter

Florida's fired Department of Health data manager Rebekah Jones has been "permanently suspended" from Twitter, "for violations of the Twitter Rules on spam and platform manipulation," a Twitter spokesperson tells Slashdot. Florida's Sun-Sentinel re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

CD Projekt Red does an about-face, says ransomware crooks are leaking data

Data taken in breach disclosed in February likely related to employees and contractors. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) CD Projekt Red, the maker of The Witcher series, Cyberpunk 2077, and other popular games, said on Friday that proprietary d.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Amazon, eBay Fight Legislation That Would Unmask Third-Party Sellers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Amazon and a who's who of online-only retailers are trying to kill proposed federal and state legislation that would make the companies disclose contact information for third-party sellers. The b.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Trump Justice Department Subpoenaed Apple for Data From House Intelligence Committee Democrats

Prosecutors in the Trump administration Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of House Intelligence Committee Democrats -- including Chairman Adam Schiff -- along with their staff and family members as part of a leak investig.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Best cheap Beats headphone deals for June 2021

We've scoured through deals from online retailers to find the best Beats deals so we can share with you the best cheap Beats headphones available......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Big data: IPK researchers double accuracy in predicting wheat yields

The enormous potential of Big Data has already been demonstrated in areas such as financial services and telecommunications. An international team of researchers led by the IPK Leibniz Institute has now tapped the potential of big data for the first.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Particles at the ocean surface and seafloor aren"t so different

Although scientists often assume that random variations in scientific data fit symmetrical, bell-shaped normal distributions, nature isn't always so tidy. In some cases, a skewed distribution, like the log-normal probability distribution, provides a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Amazon, eBay fight legislation that would unmask third-party sellers

Federal and state bills come as e-commerce gains ground. Enlarge / Boxes move along a conveyor belt at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey. (credit: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg) Amazon and a who’s who of online-onl.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

McDonald"s Hit by Data Breach

McDonald's said hackers stole some data from its systems in markets including the U.S., South Korea and Taiwan, in another example of cybercriminals infiltrating high-profile global companies. From a report: The burger chain said Friday that it recen.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Hackers Explain How They Stole Wealth of Data From EA

The group of hackers that stole a wealth of data from game publishing giant Electronic Arts broke into the company in part by tricking an employee over Slack to provide a login token, Motherboard reported Friday. From the report: The group stole the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Volkswagen Says a Vendor"s Security Lapse Exposed 3.3 Million Drivers" Details

Volkswagen says more than 3.3 million customers had their information exposed after one of its vendors left a cache of customer data unsecured on the internet. From a report: The car maker said in a letter that the vendor, used by Volkswagen, its sub.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Facebook Accounts For Over Half of Sex Trafficing Recruitment

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CBS News: The majority of online recruitment in active sex trafficking cases in the U.S. last year took place on Facebook, according to the Human Trafficking Institute's 2020 Federal Human Trafficking Report......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

26% of all Americans will shop Amazon Prime Day deals, data reveals

Finder’s Amazon Prime Day Shopping Report says that 26% of Americans plan to shop Amazon Prime Day sales......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021