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Ukraine faces world's first blackout caused by hackers

While 2015 was rife with news of hackers stealing data from governments, health insurers and adultery sites, it looks like targeting our energy infrastructure might be the next big thing in cyberattacks.<p>Three regional power authorities in Ukraine were infected with malware last week, leading to a …

Cybersecurity

Nextbit's 'cloud first' smartphone is up for pre-order

Want your next smartphone to stand out from the crowd? Nextbit's Robin will do just that. The boxy, mint-colored handset (it also comes in a blackish "midnight") was originally funded on Kickstarter, and now it's available for regular pre-orders via BackerKit. The device certainly looks different, …

Help the trans model disowned by her family

Tschan Andrews is a 23-year old transgender model who has worked with Juergen Teller, Nick Knight and appeared in a Dazed-commissioned film celebrating the work and life of Jean Paul Gaultier. But the London-born woman urgently needs your help.<p>A GoFundMe page set up by a friend of Andrews’ tells …

7 Reasons to Visit Carmel With Kids

Carmel is a destination renowned for its natural beauty, art, food and dog-friendliness. However when it comes to family travel in California, it flies under-the-radar. A closer look reveals that Carmel is a convenient base for exploring the myriad of adventures along the Monterey Peninsula and …

Al Qaeda in Yemen commander claims responsibility for Charlie Hebdo attack

Al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen has released a video claiming responsibility for last week's deadly attack by two gunmen on the offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris.<p>Nasr al-Ansi, a top commander of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP as the branch is known, appeared in an …