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Modified measles virus destroys cancer in early clinical trial

Promising early results from a clinical trial at the Mayo Clinic out this week suggest that a modified version of the measles virus can be used to target cancer cells and put the condition into remission. Researchers intravenously delivered 10,000 times the typical dosage of measles vaccine to two …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

The Aero-X hoverbike from Aerofex is slated for a commercial release in 2017 for just $85,000. Chump change, right?<p>Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has …

Carbon Fiber

Password do's and don'ts: 6 ways to stay safe online - TODAY.com

Today<p>It seems like every day we're hearing about new breaches, leaks and hacks at major websites and services. The latest, on eBay, could be very serious. (If you haven't changed your eBay password yet, do so now!)<p>If we don't take charge of our own online security, who will? Here are a few basic …

Information Systems

Glassholes accused of hurting restaurant's ratings

Feast restaurant in New York gets a slew of one-star reviews on Google after one customer is asked to remove her Google Glass.<p>Though Google didn't itself invent the word "Glasshole," it has embraced it.<p>It has pleaded with its own Google Glass Explorers not to behave in rude ways. It's not that …

Google Glass

Here Are 80 Deeply Personal Things That Facebook Knows About You Right Now

It's not a comprehensive list, but still...<p>Nobody knows how to get you to willingly share your personal information quite like Facebook, and in light of their revamped privacy policies, here's a by-no-means comprehensive list of what the biggest social network in the world knows about you (if you …

HP pays $108M to settle US probes into foreign bribes

The tech giant's subsidiaries in Russia, Poland, and Mexico paid bribes to officials to secure lucrative government contracts, federal investigators allege.<p>Hewlett-Packard has agreed to pay a $108 million fine to settle charges that three of its foreign subsidiaries bribed officials to secure …

Corruption