Science


Apple boosts iPhone security after hacking discovery
- August 29, 2016

The organization in turn made the connection to NSO Group . The activities of the company came to light after Ahmed Mansoor, a 46-year-old human rights activist from the United Arab Emirates, received a odd text message from a number he did not recognise on his iPhone. (more...)
If You Have An iPhone, You Should Probably Update It ASAP
- August 29, 2016

Working with a USA mobile security company, researchers there identified it as an exploit connected to NSO Group , an Israeli company best known for selling a government-exclusive "lawful intercept" spyware product called Pegasus. It's now unclear who exactly used the malware to target Mansoor. They then contacted Lookout to help counter the spyware. Apple has issued a security update to resolve the issue. (more...)
Scientists Discover New Earth-Like Planet
- August 29, 2016

An earth-like planet has been discovered orbiting the closest star to our solar system, according to CNN . The three planets are in orbit around a star known as TRAPPIST-1 and are "currently the best place to search for life beyond the solar system", in the star's " Goldilocks Zone ". (more...)
Sales of state hunting, fishing licenses temporarily halted Sales of state hunting, fishing licenses temporarily halted
- August 29, 2016

Cockrill said the information that was compromised includes what you'd find on your driver's license - but not full social security or credit card numbers - suggesting the hacker may have just been showing off. The warning came after Fish & Game officials held a conference call with their vendor, Texas-based Active Network, this afternoon. Washington's "free fishing" days also applies to shellfish harvesting. (more...)
Online fishing, hunting license sales halted in Northwest Online fishing, hunting license sales halted in Northwest
- August 29, 2016

The vendor's vulnerability allowed access to some personal information provided by customers who purchased fishing and hunting licenses. OR and Idaho are still allowing people to buy fishing and hunting licenses in person. According to the Oregonian , the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has not found evidence of its information being breached, despite an unknown individual claiming credit for a hack on the agency's contact page. (more...)
Iran confirms arrest of member of negotiation team with West Iran confirms arrest of member of negotiation team with West
- August 29, 2016

Under the deal last July, Iran agreed to scale back its disputed nuclear program in exchange for relief from global sanctions that crippled its economy. About a year after he returned to Iran, he was arrested and imprisoned for treason. The deal is opposed by many hardliners who view it as a concession to the United States. (more...)
Fact check: Trump on Clinton's emails
- August 29, 2016

In his letter , sent via email to supporters today, President Clinton admitted that it would be presumptive to assume a November win, but officials for his foundation say that talks about protocol changes have been occurring since February. (more...)
Donald Trump's campaign is doing rhetorical backflips over his deportation force
- August 29, 2016

Still, despite his comments on Saturday, Trump , who is trailing Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, appears to be considering a shift in his position. Earlier in the day, Trump drew a hailstorm of social media criticism for his tweet on Aldridge, when he said that her death was "Just what I have been saying", before tacking on "African-Americans will VOTE TRUMP!" On CBS' "Face the Nation", Conway simultaneously asserted that Trump isn't focused on a deportation force but would improve ... (more...)
Raikkonen fastest in final Belgian GP practice Raikkonen fastest in final Belgian GP practice
- August 29, 2016

He finished the session in 20th, two tenths of a second slower than team-mate Kevin Magnussen. He dismissed suggestions that he could realise a dream by taking pole at his "home" circuit. He has 19 wins, 30 less than Hamilton, who leads him by 19 points in the standings after winning six of the past seven races. British rookie Jolyon Palmer is bidding to prove to his Renault bosses that he deserves a second season in the sport, but mechanical issues blighted both of his practice sessions ... (more...)
Storm threats to Florida and Gulf Coast Storm threats to Florida and Gulf Coast
- August 29, 2016

According to the National Hurricane Center, there's a 30 percent or "low" chance that Invest 99 will develop into an organized formation over the next 48 hours. Expect periods of heavy rain and gusty winds for the first half of next week, even though this system is not headed toward us. It is expected to be downgraded back to a tropical storm later today. (more...)
Scientists exit Hawaii dome after yearlong Mars simulation Scientists exit Hawaii dome after yearlong Mars simulation
- August 29, 2016

Cyprien Verseux, a crew member from France, said the simulation shows a mission to Mars can succeed. Eastern Sunday after living together for a year with limited contact with the outside world, NBC News reported . The HI-SEAS habitat is an nearly entirely self-sufficient structure, where participants utilize a limited supply of food and other necessities. Their communication with mission control over a data link had a deliberate 20-minute delay. (more...)
Udall wishes National Parks Service a 100th happy birthday
- August 29, 2016

Nationally, parks generate $27 billion dollars in economic activity and support 250,000 jobs. One hundred years ago on August 25, Congress signed the bill to establish the National Park Service as the agency to care for America's national parks. (more...)
Sam Allardyce names Michail Antonio in his first England squad Sam Allardyce names Michail Antonio in his first England squad
- August 29, 2016

Sam Allardyce's first match is away at Slovakia on Sunday as England begin their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign. Of those who went to France in the summer, Marcus Rashford is left out - he was called up to the England U21 squad earlier in the week - while Ryan Bertrand, Jack Wilshere and Ross Barkley are omitted and James Milner has retired from worldwide football. (more...)
2 arrested in shooting of Dwyane Wade's cousin, police say 2 arrested in shooting of Dwyane Wade's cousin, police say
- August 28, 2016

The child, about 3 weeks old, was not hurt, family spokesman Edward Jones said. The weapons have not been recovered, he said. Police told the Sun-Times the men were involved in some kind of altercation with a third man that didn't involve Aldridge, who happened to be walking by with her baby. (more...)
No Man's Sky Players Get Refunds From Major Retailers No Man's Sky Players Get Refunds From Major Retailers
- August 28, 2016

Following No Man's Sky's release, there were reports that Sony were being lenient on this policy and were willing to issue refunds, although it came with a catch - No Man's Sky would be forever blocked on their console meaning that it would not possible to pick up the game in the future and play it. (more...)
Plane, 2 men still missing after crash in New Orleans lake Plane, 2 men still missing after crash in New Orleans lake
- August 28, 2016

Coast Guard officials say the Cessna training flight crashed into Lake Ponchatrain about 8:30 p.m. Working with the Coast Guard in the search are the New Orleans Fire Department and the New Orleans Police Department. The airport is located about 16km northeast of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana. Massey says officers responded shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday to a report of the crash. (more...)
Syria war: Turkey kills 25 people in latest round of air strikes
- August 28, 2016

Turkish shelling and airstrikes have killed at least 25 people in northern Syria near the border city of Jarablus. Turkey's military didn't specify what the airstrikes hit, saying only that "terror groups" were targeted south of the village of Jarablus, where the clashes later ensued. (more...)
All Blacks triumph in physical match with Wallabies
- August 28, 2016

According to World Rugby regulations, a team can refer incidents from a match to the citing commissioner for them to investigate, for up to 12 hours after the match. Australia's next assignment is a test against South Africa in Brisbane in a fortnight. On target: Quade Cooper during kicking practice at Westpac Stadium on Friday. (more...)
X-raying the Earth with waves from stormy weather 'bombs' X-raying the Earth with waves from stormy weather 'bombs'
- August 28, 2016

Waves sloshed and pounded the ocean floor during the storm, which struck between Greenland and Iceland. These tremors are what were detected by Japanese scientists. Once they were able to do this, they managed to trace the source of the waves back to the North Atlantic. 'The reality is that the Japanese scientists detected an intensification of the usual background hum'. (more...)
Tesla Raises Price of Autopilot Option by $500
- August 28, 2016

Thanks to the incorporation of a new 100kWh battery pack, the p100d reportedly achieves 0-60mph in 2.5 seconds in its " ludicrous mode ", making it the third-fastest-accelerating production vehicle ever made. A complete energy package could be further enhanced with Tesla's solar batteries, which can store energy for times when the sky is cloudy or the solar panels have taken in more power than the household needs. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 next »