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Charlie Gard to be moved to a hospice to die, British judge rules

LONDON (Reuters) - Charlie Gard will spend his final hours in a hospice before the ventilator that keeps him alive is turned off, a judge ruled on Thursday, after a harrowing legal battle that prompted a debate over who has the moral right to decide the fate of a sick child.<p>Charlie’s distraught …

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Hacker remotely raises home temperature 12ºC (22ºF) on smart thermostat

Smart home technology is increasingly commonplace. As tech-conscious consumers, we have embraced Internet-connected fridges, kettles, and thermostats feet-first. Although shiny, these often ship with significant security flaws, which can prove disastrous for users.<p>The Heatmiser smart thermostat is …

WannaCry hackers still trying to revive attack says accidental hero

Marcus Hutchins says hackers are attempting to overwhelm ‘kill switch’ that halted ransomware attack on NHS and global companies<p>The “accidental hero” who registered a web address that became the so-called kill switch for WannaCry has said hackers are trying to overwhelm the site to resurrect the …

Your next computer could be in a data center

Computers have become more powerful and more portable, letting you execute some compute-intensive tasks on your laptop. But internet connections have also become incredibly faster, making it much easier to outsource some tasks to servers sitting in a data center.<p>Most of the apps on your phone …

Tizen is now a more popular smartwatch OS than Android Wear

According to the latest data, Samsung’s Tizen surpassed Android Wear during Q1 of 2017 to become the second largest smartwatch OS in the world.<p>Tizen has come a long way: an open source OS whose primary advocate and developer is none other than Samsung. In fact, Samsung is the only member of the …

Wearable Tech

Central Africa fears return of LRA after hunt for Joseph Kony ends

Decision by US and African allies to call off hunt for Lord’s Resistance Army leader may give fighters chance to regroup<p>The US and its African allies have called off their hunt for Joseph Kony, one of the world’s most wanted fugitives ,who is blamed for the deaths of at least 100,000 people and the …

Honor Magic Hands-On: Huawei's Face-Recognizing, A.I.-Powered Concept Phone

Even if you don’t follow mobile news closely, Huawei is a name you’ve probably been hearing a lot lately. That’s because the Chinese telecommunication’s phones have grown tremendously in name recognition and global units shipped in 2016. But Huawei’s independent sub brand Honor is no slouch. The …

Take down cybercriminals with these 8 hacking courses

The average cost of a data breach rose to nearly $7 million in the United States in 2016. Thus it comes as no surprise that companies are pushing to …

Google Just Discovered A Massive Web Leak... And You Might Want To Change All Your Passwords

A Google researcher has uncovered what may be the most worrying web leak of 2017 so far, possibly exposing passwords, private messages and other sensitive data from a vast number of sites, including major services like Uber, FitBit and OKCupid.<p>It’s being dubbed CloudBleed by some, as the problem …

Information Security

OnePlus announces the OnePlus 3T; rivals groan

Alphr’s phone of the year just got a slightly improved sibling<p>I’ve reviewed a lot of handsets this year, and if there’s one thing that I’m getting …

6 Reasons To Buy A PS4 Pro Instead Of An Xbox One S

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 both launched in 2013. We didn’t expect a renewed interest in the console wars until the next generation of consoles were upon us, but we were wrong.<p>In 2016, both Microsoft and Sony have brand new iterations of these two gaming systems. Each has its own strengths and …

How to use Activity Monitor to make your Mac faster

Activity Monitor for Mac<p>Activity Monitor is a little know gem of an app hidden in the Utilities folder in your Applications folder. It can look daunting when you first launch it but once you look past the information overload and find out what to focus on it can become an invaluable tool to make …

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The Skills It Takes To Get Hired At Google, Facebook, Amazon, And More

LinkedIn compiled a list of the most sought-after companies. Here is what it takes to land a job at some of them.<p>LinkedIn dove deep into its user data and produced a list of the top 40 U.S. companies for attracting and keeping talented employees.<p>Only three companies in the top 20 (Coca Cola, Under …

Intel readies chip to rival NVIDIA for machine learning

After abandoning its own GPU for supercomputers, machine learning, and video games in 2009, Intel has returned to the market with a new 72-core Xeon Phi, to compete with NVIDIA’s growing portfolio of GPUs.<p>The Xeon Phi ‘Knights Landing’ chip, announced at the International Supercomputing Conference …

The shockingly green Mercedes AMG GT R is a track monster

What has 577 horsepower, 516 pound-feet of torque, and is bright green? The Mercedes AMG GT R, of course. It's at the top of Mercedes' street-legal sports car range and, fresh off its unveiling on Friday, the car has arrived at the Goodwood Festival of Speed to take on the famous hill climb.<p>It's …

Kodi jumps into hardware with a Raspberry Pi case

As the app formerly known as XBMC prepares to launch version 17, the folks at Kodi are diving into something completely new: hardware. It's not a smart TV box on its own however, instead the project has teamed up with Flirc on a custom case for the Raspberry Pi 3, 2 and B+. It has an aluminum core …

Huawei is working on its own mobile OS in case things sour with Google

According to The Information, the project is only in the early stages<p>Huawei, the world's third-largest smartphone manufacturer, is reportedly developing its own mobile OS. Phones made by the Chinese manufacturer currently run on the company's Android skin, EMUI, but according to a report from <i>The</i> …

Samsung's Notebook 7 Spin is a folding Windows 10 convertible

Samsung has announced the Notebook 7 Spin, a convertible laptop with a folding design reminiscent of Lenovo's Yoga line. The Notebook 7 Spin is available with either 13.3-inch or 15.6-inch 1080p LCD touchscreens; the smaller model is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor and integrated graphics, …

Journey Through the Largest Cave in the World

Changing Planet<p>Sơn Đoòng Cave—the largest in the world—wasn’t discovered until 2009. Now, National Geographic grantee and photojournalist Martin Edström, takes us deep inside Sơn Đoòng as he tries to capture its overwhelming size and beauty in 360 degrees.<p>The effort to share Sơn Đoòng (also known …

Put a shutdown timer on your Windows desktop with this command

If you ever find yourself in a situation where you need to leave your computer on for several hours, but you want it to shut down once a certain process has finished, reddit user excelhelpneeded111 has a surprisingly simple solution. You don't need any third-party software, and it will only take a …

World's most successful prison fugitive has been on the run for 60 years

John Patrick Hannan - who used knotted bedsheets to escape over walls of Verne Prison in Dorset in 1955 - notches up six decades at large<p>The world's most successful fugitive, who climbed over the walls of a Dorset prison using knotted bedsheets, has now been on the run for 60 years.<p>John Patrick …

NVIDIA isn’t impressed by the new Apple TV

Yesterday, Apple unveiled its revamped TV box, alongside its other products, which comes with a new OS, access to TV based apps and also acts as a living room gaming device. Apple certainly wasn’t the first to market though and NVIDIA doesn’t seem too impressed. Late, under powered and already …

Smart TV

11 Things Samsung's New Phone Can Do That The iPhone Can't

It can also do a bunch of things its rivals the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus can't do. Here's a quick look at some of the most important exclusive features found in the Galaxy Note Edge.

Apps

US government is using planes to spy on cell phones, suck up data

It’s the sort of thing that makes you want to hide in a cave with a tin foil hat: a new report reveals that the Justice Department is using airplanes …

Windows is vulnerable to web encryption attacks, too

Microsoft's software isn't immune to the rash of recent web encryption exploits, it seems. The company has discovered (and thankfully, patched) a Windows flaw that lets hackers use the software's Secure Channel technology, which handles SSL and TLS encryption, to compromise PCs. If you're …