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Now We All Know What Putin Has on Trump

After a summit that left most Americans stunned—but maybe not surprised—the truth is​ now​ obvious: Trump is doing Putin’s bidding. And the reasons why are clear. GQ’s Julia Ioffe on Putin’s monumental win and the lasting result of Trump’s Helsinki debacle​.​ The kompromat is out of the bag.<p><b>It's</b> …

This Raspberry Pi rival offers a beefy CPU, 4K video, and more

Libre Computer<p>The Renegade Elite, from tech company Libre Computer, is a single-board computer that delivers more power than the Raspberry Pi.<br>• It isn’t the cheapest single board computer around, at $100, but you’re getting a lot for your cash.<br>• The Renegade Elite sports a hexacore processor, USB …

Raspberry Pi

This change can make your online browsing faster and more private

Consider choosing what DNS service you use. Don’t worry, it’s easier than it sounds.<p>There is a small, simple step you can take right now that promises to make your online browsing faster and more private. It’s an active choice you can make, and it doesn’t require any advanced skill. It’s quick. It …

DNS

Russian Hackers Attacking U.S. Power Grid and Aviation, FBI Warns

Russian hackers are conducting a broad assault on the U.S. electric grid, water processing plants, air transportation facilities and other targets in …

Cybersecurity

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first Stephen Hawking<p>There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark Stephen Hawking<p>My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why …

Stephen Hawking

48-volt systems could be the new standard in the future’s vehicles

Electric cars won’t only be good for the environment — they’ll be good for your power-hungry tendencies, too. As per a new report from the New York …

Apple intern reportedly leaked iPhone source code

And there’s more out there<p>Earlier this week, a portion of iOS source code was posted online to GitHub, and in an interesting twist, a new report from <i>Motherboard</i> reveals that the code was originally leaked by a former Apple intern.<p>According to <i>Motherboard</i>, the intern who stole the code took it and …

Source Code

Winter Olympics organizers say the 'Olympic Destroyer' cyberattack took down their computer servers during opening ceremonies

Winter Olympics organizers say their computer servers experienced a cyberattack during opening ceremonies, Yonhap reported on Saturday.<p>Organizers said that internet-connected televisions crashed at the press center, according to officials cited by the report. The targeted servers were shut down, …

Winter Olympics

Here's How Drinking Hot Tea Could Increase Your Risk of Cancer

Smoking cigarettes and drinking too much alcohol both raise your risk for developing esophageal cancer, which affects the tube connecting the throat …

When the President of the US decides to wilfully incriminate himself in a tweet, we’re better off without him as an ally

Donald Trump’s relationship with the document he swore to protect in January has become even more special.<p>He was always a quixotic voice on the US …

'Just unreal': Trump's latest tweet indicates he's 'utterly clueless about his own jeopardy,' experts say

President Donald Trump may have just given special counsel Robert Mueller's obstruction-of-justice investigation an inadvertent boost.<p>On Saturday, Trump defended his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, following news that Flynn had pled guilty to one count of making false statements to …

Donald Trump

North Korea's missile took a bizarre path through space, and here's why it deeply worries weapons experts

Early Wednesday morning, North Korea test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile to a record-breaking speed and altitude for the isolated nation.<p>North Korea's new show of force follows an ICBM test launch in July and a powerful thermonuclear test blast in September.<p>Officials in the US, …

North Korea

Here's all you need to know about Japan's long-breath diet - IBTimes India

It helps in burning more fat when our body uses more oxygen.<p>To lead a healthy life, it's important to be in your correct BMI. It's a known fact that …

Magnets and Iron Powder Were Used to Make this Mesmerizing Short Film

Photographer and filmmaker Roman De Giuli has created a new short film titled <i>Matereality</i>. The visual effects in the 3.5-minute video were created …

Israel and the US are trying to prevent publication of a 'blacklist' of companies doing business in the West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) — Weeks ahead of the expected completion of a U.N. database of companies that operate in Israel's West Bank settlements, Israel and the Trump Administration are working feverishly to prevent its publication.<p>While Israel is usually quick to brush off U.N. criticism, officials say they …

Here's how many nukes each nuclear country has

Since President Donald Trump assumed office, there has been an intense focus on North Korea's nuclear weapons program, which North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has refused to halt. Trump has criticized and mocked Kim in response and put pressure on countries like China to persuade the rogue state to …

North Korea

In praise of Tesla’s bankruptcy

You know everybody loves Tesla-the-company. But did you know that a whole lot of smart people hate Tesla-the-business? “From a return-on-investment-capital standpoint, Tesla is a catastrophe.” “The electric-car maker has been burning money at a clip of about $8,000 a minute (or $480,000 an hour.)” …

Tesla

Tesla Semi Reservations in Canada Go Live, Range from $26000 to $257000 CAD

Tesla has revealed pricing for its new Semi truck, which starts at $150,000 USD for the base model with a 300 mile (482km) range, and $180,000 USD …

Tesla's all-electric semi truck will start at $150,000

Tesla has quietly released the expected prices of its new all-electric semi truck on its website. Two options will be available, with the only difference between the tow being the range you can achieve on a single charge.<p>The entry 300-mile range model will cost $150,000 (that's about £112,755 or …

Cancer cell growth halted with cold and flu drug

"Feed a cold, starve a fever," so the saying goes. The results of a new study, however, suggest that "treat a cold, starve cancer cells" might be a …

In Pivotal Moment, Tesla Unveils Its First Mass-Market Sedan

FREMONT, Calif. — After a meteoric rise that made it, at least briefly, the most valuable car company in America, Tesla arrived at a moment of truth on Friday night as it delivered the first of its mass-market sedans to their new owners.<p>For a decade, the company has been a manufacturer of high-end …

Associated Press News

Experts predict when AI will exceed human performance

Rightly or wrongly, one industry after another is falling under its spell, even though few have benefited significantly so far.<p>And that raises an interesting question: when will artificial intelligence exceed human performance? More specifically, when will a machine do your job better than …

Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Wikileaks Releases ‘Dark Matter,’ Details Mac Exploits by CIA

The latest WikiLeaks document dump outlines a process supposedly used by CIA agents to install surveillance software that can survive a factory …

Watch the Curiosity Rover Roll Across Mars' Surface

We all love the ‘selfies’ the Curiosity rover takes of itself sitting on Mars. We love them because it’s so amazing to see a human-made object on …

New laser technology enables more sensitive gravitational-wave detectors

The first step on the way into the detector is a device known as a pre-mode cleaner, which optimizes the beam profile and reduces beam jitter. …

Blue Origin Prepares to Build Its Florida Rocket Launch Complex

Jeff Bezos' rocket company Blue Origin has begun site preparation for an orbital launch complex and rocket engine test stand at Cape Canaveral Air …

Japanese scientists build tiny drone that pollinates like a bee

As concern over dwindling bee populations mounts, a team of chemists at a Japanese institution came up with a robotic solution. They designed …

Ecology

This Hubble Video Shoots You to the Center of the Galaxy

Bring a barf bag.<p><i>Extreme galactic closeup. Video.</i> <i>Hubble Space Telescope/YouTube</i><p>Ever had a case of galactic vertigo? Here's your chance, courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope. This new video was stitched together from Hubble wide field images, providing a sense of what it might feel like to make …