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Chrome Beta now marks HTTP websites with password and credit card fields as 'Not secure'

Last week, Google pushed Chrome 55 to the stable channel and blocked out Flash on most websites. Now, the company is taking another step towards a …

IT security

China is at the forefront of manipulating DNA to create a new class of superhumans

Would you want to alter your future children’s genes to make them smarter, stronger, or better looking? As the state of science brings prospects like these closer to reality, an international debate has been raging over the ethics of enhancing human capacities with biotechnologies such as so-called …

Molecular Biology

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Thank Neanderthal and Denisovan genes for health and skin | Cosmos

<b>In your DNA are traces of evidence that our early ancestors</b> bred with other hominins, such as Neanderthals and Denisovans. And while their genes have …

Evolution

Bionic Eyes Are Coming, and They'll Make Us Superhuman

MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE<p>With an estimated 285 million people worldwide with visual impairment, many treatments and technological innovations have long …

7 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2017

The surprising result of the presidential election has large implications for dividend stocks. First, let’s stipulate this: As an asset class, stocks …

Good news, internet: The web is getting more secure

While reports of major hackings continue to make news, the sites you visit are safer than ever before.<p>In fact, the web is more secure than it was just a year ago.<p>That's because more websites are finally using encrypted connections, according to Google's transparency report. More than half of the …

Information Systems

BT CEO: 'It's possible that 80% of the jobs people do today won't exist in the future'

Speaking at the second annual HSBC Innovation Summit in London on Friday, Gavin Patterson said: "It's a combination of ubiquitous networks, ubiquitous data, ubiquitous processing capabilities, sensors in everything, augmented reality, virtual reality — the future looks very, very …

World Economic Forum

The least educated people in the world are in denial about how robots will take over their jobs

Emolument surveyed 900 people working across "several industries and countries" and found that those with no university education were least likely to think that technology is a risk to their job. Just 18% of people with no degree answered yes when asked: "Is technology putting your job at risk?"<p>On …

Financial Services

7 Reasons You Should Quit Facebook

Ten years ago Facebook was just cresting as the cool new social media site that helped you keep in touch with the people you didn’t actually like in …

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

UK under pressure to respond to latest Edward Snowden claims

Sunday Times says Downing Street believes Russia and China have hacked into American whistleblower’s files, endangering US and British agents<p>Downing Street and the Home Office are being challenged to answer in public claims that Russia and China have broken into the secret cache of Edward Snowden …

Downing Street

The S-Class 550: A Mercedes in a class by itself

The car you'll be driving tomorrow? It's what rich guys are driving today.<p>Today's flagship Mercedes vehicles boast semiautonomous safety features that will probably be available on less-expensive cars in the near future, as their costs come down and their ability to reduce accidents is proven. They …