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HSBC Calls In Cops To Chase DDoS Attackers Who Took Online Banking Down

HSBC said today it was working with local police to find those who disrupted its online banking services with a denial of service attack, as customers complained of not being able to access their accounts. The attack was made even more painful for customers as the last Friday of the month is a …

Cybersecurity

Zika: how can it be stopped?

If the spread of the Zika virus wasn't bad enough, scientists have found that prior exposure to the dengue virus can make Zika infections …

The best way to deal with stress, according to a 69-year-old monk who scientists say is the 'world's happiest man'

That's because he participated in part of a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by University of Wisconsin neuroscientist Richard Davidson. And Davidson found his brain waves and activity to be off the happiness charts.<p>In 2008, Davidson had a group of expert meditators (including …

Satya Nadella explains how Microsoft can beat the shrinking PC market

Windows OEM revenue, or the cash it generates by selling the Windows operating system wholesale to PC manufacturers, was down 5% in constant currency from the previous quarter.<p>That 5% dip is better than the overall drop in the slowing PC market over the same time period, Microsoft says, but that's …

A Birth Photographer Shares the Story Behind the Most Real, Raw and Wrenching Photos of Women Giving Birth

These images give new meaning to the miracle of life.<p>Birth and breastfeeding photographer Leilani Rogers calls watching a baby take its first breath a "heavenly experience." The founder of the Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project has documented 50 mothers going through their uniquely beautiful …

The happiest, healthiest state in the US is…

Say “Aloha” to the good life if you’re lucky enough to be able to move to Hawaii.<p>People who live in the postcard-beautiful state have the highest overall well-being in the U.S., according to the 2015 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released on Thursday. The report measures how Americans feel …

Microsoft's most popular phone is nearly 3 years old

The 520 has a 13% share of the total Windows Phone market, according to the research, followed by the Lumia 535, which was released in December 2014, and the Lumia 630, released in May 2014.<p>The latest Windows Phones — the Lumia 640 and Lumia 435 — represent just 10% of the total market. The Lumia …

Samsung Helps Galaxy Users Switch To iPhone

Samsung is looking to support its wide range of wearables and peripherals through new and updated applications running on the iPhone. While this will increase the utility of the hardware, it does a disservice to the upcoming Galaxy flagship handsets, and could impact on Samsung’s smartphone health …

Gear & Gadgets

Charles Gatewood's Legendary Images of America's Seedy Underbelly

In advance of an exhibition of his work in San Francisco, here's a selection of photos from one of America's preeminent documentarians of the weird.<p><i>"I want to make photographs that kill." - Charles Gatewood</i><p>For over 50 years, Charles Gatewood explored and documented the underbelly of the United …

Lily's selfie drone racks up $34 million in pre-orders

Pre-orders for Lily's smart camera drone have reached $34 million, equaling 60,000 units according to <i>Forbes</i>. The so-called "selfie drone" is slated …

It looks like Microsoft is making a SIM card for Windows devices

It's unclear what the purpose of the app is as Microsoft does not make a SIM card for Windows devices and has not made its plans to launch such a service publicly known.<p>The Verge speculates that Microsoft is either looking to create a Mobile Virtual Network (MVN), which would use other mobile …

45 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016

From this month's return of David Bowie to the much-delayed return of Frank Ocean, 2016 promises to be full of big albums and big names. Here are the …

David Bowie

Energous’s WattUp Is Wireless Charging That Fits In Your Pocket

A new variant of the startup’s technology could help speed truly cable-free gadgets to market.<p>We’re getting closer to a future without wires. During the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, wireless charging company Energous unveiled a new version of its WattUp wire-free charging technology, …

Kitchen gadgets review: the Master Pan – Tom Daley can’t be wrong

People went nuts this week after the Olympic diver posted a photo of himself using this five-in-one frying pan to make breakfast. But is it a perfect 10? Or a belly flop?<p><b>What?</b><p>The Master Pan, Lakeland, £59.99 is a segmented cast-aluminium pan with heavy-gauge baseplate. Regulated heat distribution …

Tom Daley

South America's Hidden Gem

South America is the fourth largest continent and the home of twelve independent countries- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela; two non-sovereign areas- French Guiana (a French Territory); the Falkland Islands, (a British …

Casio launches Android Wear smartwatch that lasts a month per charge

Rugged smartwatch is water resistamt and shockproofed to military standards with two displays, extra buttons, pressure sensors and compass<p>Casio has launched the G-shock of smartwatches with its first Android Wear device that can last a month between charges.<p>The Smart Outdoor Watch, which was …

Wearable Tech

Forget the iPad Pro, Samsung invents a gorgeous Surface Pro clone of its own

One of the coolest products Samsung unveiled during its CES 2016 on Tuesday is a new tablet, the Galaxy TabPro S. That sort of a product name …

These are the booziest cities in America

In new fascinating data from Match.com, we finally know where America’s partying singles like to hang out. Match recently compiled data from its user base to determine the booziest cities in America, aka the cities with the highest concentration of people who write in their dating profile that they …

Lists You Need to Make for a More Satisfying Life in 2016

I wasn’t always a list-maker. For most of my life I’ve been more of a scraps-of-paper-notes-everywhere-and-5-unfinished-journals-at-a-time type of …

Breathtaking Photos Of Dancers Frozen In Time

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Yakovlev is master of capturing the human body in motion. His photographs of professional dancers exude elegance …

No, Mark Zuckerberg is not giving away his Facebook shares

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg might be one of the wealthiest (and at the moment, most generous) people on Earth, but a hoax circulating Facebook claiming he's giving away 10 percent of his Facebook shares is, unfortunately, completely untrue.<p>The message that has probably been popping up on your …

Five fake photos that went viral in 2015

These photographs did the rounds – only to crumble under the slightest analysis<p><b>1</b> One bear, two tripods and four men legging it for their lives. This went viral – then was promptly debunked. It was actually taken on a film location scout in Colorado four years ago and Photoshopped with a stock shot …

Ronald Reagan

Thousands queue in Australia to smell flesh-odoured corpse flower which blooms every 1000 days

The rare corpse flower, or Amorphophallus titanum, which lasts only 36 hours and has an odour of a “smelly bag of rotten fish” is in a botanic garden near Adelaide<p>Thousands of people have queued in Australia to smell a rare six-foot “Corpse Flower”, which took almost ten years to grow and is known …

Motorhead's Lemmy: 20 Essential Songs

Grizzly, dangerous, raw — Lemmy Kilmister's songs, both in and out of Motörhead, embodied the spirit of rock & roll perfectly. From the breakneck, …

Music

A man who spent $650,000 to have lunch with Warren Buffett says it changed his life in 2 big ways

The highest bidder gets to bring up to seven people to dine with the steak-loving business magnate at Smith & Wollensky steakhouse in Manhattan.<p>In 2007, Mohnish Pabrai, managing partner of Pabrai Investments, and Guy Spier, author of "The Education of a Value Investor" and manager of Aquamarine …

Self-improvement

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How Jeff Vespa Takes Such Intimate Celebrity Portraits

Jeff Vespa doesn’t ask his famous sitters—like Daniel Radcliffe and Keira Knightley—to do anything outrageous, but they still teasingly reveal …

Vespa

The Best Albums of 2015: 30 – 21

We Present To You… We Plug Good Music’s Best Albums of 2015It’s that time again for us to share our ‘Albums of the Year’ list with you, like we have …

Indie Music

NHS Choir beats Justin Bieber to the 2015 Christmas Number 1 spot

The NHS Choir has beaten Canadian pop star Justin Bieber to secure the UK's official Christmas number one for 2015.<p>The Lewisham and Greenwich choir's …