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Google Found Disastrous Symantec and Norton Vulnerabilities That Are 'As Bad As It Gets'

Google’s “project zero” team, a group of security analysts tasked with hunting for computer bugs, discovered a heap of critical vulnerabilities in …

3 Companies Poised to Dominate the Internet of Things

Image source: Verizon.<p>The excitement surrounding the Internet of Things, or IoT, is based on the idea that connecting billions of devices to the internet will dramatically improve many facets of society. <b>Cisco</b> estimates that 50 <i>billion</i> devices will be connected to the internet by the end of 2020, …

13 scientifically proven ways to sleep better

If you're tired right now or are relying on a bucket of coffee to get through your day, you aren't alone.<p>More than a third of Americans don't get the seven to nine hours of sleep a night that the CDC recommends. Some people think they can function on less, but usually that's because the …

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A massive terror database of 2 million people has been leaked online

Chris Vickery claimed on Reddit that he had managed to gain access to a mid-2o14 version of the World-Check database, and also talked about the data to tech news site The Register.<p>Word-Check, which is owned by Thomson Reuters, is used by hundreds of governments and spy agencies, and most of the …

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How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

The Easy Daily Habits 24 Executives Say Give Them an Edge

You might be surprised at the routines these high achievers swear by.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 …

Atari cofounder’s son takes video games beyond the couch

Console and PC games have become overly complicated with 16-button controllers and boring because they encourage sedentary activities. That’s the view of Brent Bushnell, the cofounder of Two Bit Circus and the opening speaker at the Gamelab game developer event in Barcelona, Spain.<p>At Two Bit …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. The iPhone 7 could have a totally new kind of home button.</b> It could sit flush with the phone and use Force Touch for presses.<p><b>2. Google could soon face a third antitrust charge in the EU.</b> It would focus on its AdWords service.<p><b>3. Airbnb is raising a new round of funding that would value the</b> …

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Brexit: Vodafone says it might leave the U.K.

Britain's vote to leave the European Union may cost it the world's second-largest telecom company.<p>British industry giant Vodafone (VOD) says it's considering moving its headquarters out of the U.K. following last week's shock referendum result.<p>The loss of the company, whose stock helps anchor the …

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Healthcare workers prioritize helping people over information security (disaster ensues)

In Workarounds to Computer Access in<br>Healthcare Organizations: You Want My<br>Password or a Dead Patient?, security researchers from Penn, Dartmouth and …