South Korean Hosting co. Pays $1m Ransom

South Korean hosting co. pays $1m ransom to end eight-day outage

by admin - Tuesday, June 20, 2017

A South Korean web hosting company is forking out just over US$1 million to ransomware scum after suffering more than eight days of nightmare.
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Linux in Cars

Toyota′s entertaining the idea of Linux in cars

by admin - Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Linux Foundation's Automotive Grade Linux project is celebrating its first big-name user, after Toyota said it will employ the OS in the 2018 Camry model it will sell in the United States.
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BA - IT Outage

British Airways IT outage: What went wrong with its data center?

by admin - Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The explanation offered by British Airways as to the cause of its bank holiday data center meltdown is insufficient, say experts, who slam the airline for putting the incident down to “human error”.
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Bosch plans to use radar sensors in millions of cars to make better maps

by admin - Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Self-driving cars need accurate maps. They need to know what roads to take to get from one place to another, but they also need to know where to expect a stop sign, for example, or what the road’s speed limit is. Onboard sensors, like LIDAR and cameras, give the car situati
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Payment with Your Face

Paying with Your Face

by admin - Thursday, June 08, 2017

Shortly after walking through the door at Face++, a Chinese startup valued at roughly a billion dollars, I see my face, unshaven and looking a bit jet-lagged, flash up on a large screen near the entrance.
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Skills for IOT

Top 5 skills needed for the industrial IoT

by admin - Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Over the next five years, the demand for IT workers will get a big boost from an unlikely source: manufacturers looking for networking pros who can help them run the industrial internet of things (IIoT).
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7

′Safe′ Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Batteries Are Still Exploding

by admin - Thursday, October 13, 2016

Samsung is permanently ending production of the Galaxy Note 7 after continued battery malfunctions caused some of the smartphones to catch fire.
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ICANN Exit Business

The Internet Was Just Taken Over by a Global Monopoly!

by admin - Saturday, October 08, 2016

On Saturday, the United States ceded oversight of one of the Internet’s most basic and fundamental functions - the so-called “root zone,” which governs new domain names and addresses - handing it over to a small non-profit group by allowing a 47-year contract to ex
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Virtual Reality is Paving the way for New Technological Therapeutics

by admin - Thursday, September 15, 2016

Technology is really a marvel. So often, as new technology comes out and allows us to do things that were thought impossible in the past, we hear the phrase "The future is now." Popular Science and XPRIZE are teaming up to explore and explain technologies like these in a video
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Meet "Waste Shark", the drone that′s picking up garbage from the oceans

by admin - Thursday, September 15, 2016

The ocean collects garbage. Not in any discerning, connoisseurial way--no, the ocean collects garbage with the enthusiasm of a hoarder, taking all trash put into it and holding on to it forever. To clean up a small part of this trash, Richard Hardiman of RanMarine us using sma
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Deja Vu Explained Finally

Scientists have finally explained the reasons behind déjà vu

by admin - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Scientists have a new explanation for one of the weirdest peculiarities of our brain - the phenomenon of déjà vu. Scottish professor Akira O’Connor thinks that a "glitch in the Matrix" is just a fact-check made by our own brain.
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Windows 10 Is About to Get More Secure, Easier to Use

by admin - Monday, August 08, 2016

Microsoft is poised to roll out its Windows 10 Anniversary Update on Tuesday.
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