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Flu reaches epidemic status in the US early this season

The flu has reached epidemic levels in the US, marking an earlier-than-usual arrival that follows warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that this season may be a severe one. The CDC reports that 15 children have already died from the flu this season. Widespread flu activity …

The FBI May Have Made An Embarrassing Mistake While Investigating The Sony Hack

Earlier today we reported that the FBI sent a bulletin on Dec. 24 that warned companies of further threats made by the Guardians of Peace hacker gang. That's the group that targeted Sony Pictures, but the FBI warned that it was threatening a media organization as well.<p>A cached PasteBin post …

The Sparkle Guns that Keep Military Air Transports Safe

Commercial airlines aren't the only planes under attack from shoulder-fired rockets and missiles these days, a number of slow-moving vehicles in the …

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Plague: This 'Tinder for Information' Could Be onto Something

Over the weekend I spent a bit of time with Plague, an app that our own Owen Williams recently described as a gamified version of Reddit, and I’m sure the developers have hit on something noteworthy here. It looks like others agree, as its user base is growing rapidly.<p>Despite only a small amount of …

Scientists hail new '3 parent baby' technique

New technique to create '3 parent babies' shows promise, experts say<p>Experts are to investigate a new technique to create “three-parent babies” which could be safer and more effective than current methods being tested in British laboratories.<p>The Government last month asked the fertility regulator to …

Microsoft Xbox One review: Much improved, the Xbox One has hit its stride - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Microsoft's Xbox One offers impressive graphics and a solid list of exclusive 2015 titles. The Microsoft console currently edges ahead of the PS4 with a better selection of media apps. The console's fall-2015 dashboard update is a noticeable improvement. The console has backward …

Comcast agrees with Obama on net neutrality, except for the legal bit

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: White House<p>You have to admire the chutzpah: a day after President Obama jolted the telecom industry with a bold …