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Sophisticated ‘Triton’ malware shuts down industrial plant in hacker attack

Cybersecurity experts at FireEye have issued a warning after a recent hacker attack caused “operational disruption to critical infrastructure” at an …

Cybersecurity

After decades in Silicon Valley as an entrepreneur and investor, Tim Ferriss found it was too 'closed-minded' and moved to Austin, Texas instead

Largely due to smart and relentless networking with tech influencers, Tim Ferriss' 2007 book "The 4-Hour Workweek" became a sensation in Silicon Valley, and Ferriss soon found himself giving presentations at places like Google.<p>Ferriss had created a brand that was something like a Tony Robbins …

Silicon Valley

Estonia, the Digital Republic

Its government is virtual, borderless, blockchained, and secure. Has this tiny post-Soviet nation found the way of the future?<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Up the Estonian coast, a five-lane highway bends with the path of the sea, …

Europe

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

These Guys Want to Lend You Money Against Your Bitcoin

The woes of an early bitcoin investor. Until recently, people who paid virtually nothing for the virtual currency and watched it soar had only one …

Cryptocurrency

Why the author of 'The 4-Hour Body' doesn't eat for 72 hours at a time

With the publication of "The 4-Hour Body" in 2010, Tim Ferriss embraced his role as a self-proclaimed "human guinea pig."<p>He took a long-held interest in athletic training and nutrition and put it through the lens of his hit book "The 4-Hour Workweek," experimenting with different workout regimens …

Wellness

Groundbreaking empirical research shows where innovation really comes from

Breaking down barriers for underrepresented kids could quadruple America’s pool of inventors.<p>Gaps in opportunity for talented kids with low socioeconomic status don’t just hold back poor, female, black, or Latino children as individuals — they also impose potentially enormous losses to society as a …

Innovation

Google's AI Built Its Own AI That Outperforms Any Made by Humans

Should we be worried?<p>In May 2017, researchers at Google Brain announced the creation of AutoML, an artificial intelligence (AI) that's capable of …

Artificial Intelligence

‘Rick And Morty’ Creator Dan Harmon Had The Best Advice For A Fan Who Asked Him About Depression

Although Dan Harmon has had some creatively volatile moments, he is largely acknowledged to be a Good Dude. The creator of <i>Community</i>, <i>Rick And Morty</i>, and the podcast Harmontown was recently contacted by a fan on Twitter who asked him for advice on coping with depression.<p>While many would have simply …

Communicate

Apple breaks file sharing on Macs while fixing 'huge' password security flaw

Emergency patch for bug that allowed anyone to take control of a Mac running macOS High Sierra prevented some users from sharing files<p>In its haste to fix the macOS High Sierra bug that allowed anyone to take control of a Mac computer with a blank password, Apple broke file sharing for some …

Information Security

MacOS High Sierra bug: blank password let anyone take control of a Mac

Apple provides emergency fix for flaw that allows access to secure preferences with username ‘root’ and subsequent bypass of lock screen<p>A serious security flaw was found in the latest version of Apple’s macOS High Sierra that could allow anyone to access locked settings on a Mac using the user name …

Information Security

Best Cyber Monday 2017 Ad Deals: Amazon, Apple, Best Buy, Target And Walmart

Cyber Monday 2017 is almost here and many of the best deals are live now. I have already broken down the best Apple, Best Buy, Target and Samsung Cyber Monday sales and faced off Amazon Vs Walmart. But now all the deals are in it’s the time to run them head-to-head to pick out the true Star Buys …

Shopping

Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens

On June 14, 2014, the State Council of China published an ominous-sounding document called "Planning Outline for the Construction of a Social Credit …

Communist Party

To buy a house, millennials digging deep into family's pockets

DETROIT — As home prices rise and competition for a limited supply of homes increases, young buyers are increasingly using a special financing to win in bidding wars: The Bank of Mom and Dad.<p>"It’s definitely becoming much more common, not that parents didn’t help their children in the past," said …

Real Estate

Understanding Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold

There are officially three versions of Bitcoin, including Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Bitcoin Gold (BTG).<p>BTC is by far the King of Crypto, …

Bitcoin Crashes and Then Surges in Wild Weekend Action

Bitcoin is proving that investing in digital currencies isn’t for the faint of heart.<p>After plunging as much as 29 percent from a record high …

Cryptocurrency

Google's AI guru predicts humans and machines will merge within 20 years

Public perception of artificial intelligence technology, in 2017, seems to lie somewhere at the intersection of existential fear and cautious optimism. Yet there’s a growing movement of people who believe AI is crucial to the evolution of our species. These people aren’t outsiders or outliers — …

Employment

Amazon introduces paid subscriptions for Alexa skills

After grabbing 70 percent of the voice-controlled speaker market, Amazon says it’s now opening up a way for third-party developers to make money from their voice apps, known as skills, on its Alexa platform. The company announced it has introduced the ability for customers to access premium …

Smart Homes

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Exercise

AWS and Microsoft double down on deep learning with Gluon, a simplified ML model builder

AWS and Microsoft may be arch rivals when it comes to competing for business in cloud storage and services, but when it comes to breaking ground in newer areas where volumes of data make a difference to how well the services work and creating systems that are easier to use, collaboration is key. …

Machine Learning

Elon Musk offers to rebuild Puerto Rico’s power grid using solar

On Twitter, of course<p>A casual comment on Twitter by Tesla CEO Elon Musk about rebuilding Puerto Rico’s power grid using solar technology is being treated seriously by the storm-ravaged island’s top elected officials.<p>On Twitter, Musk said that his technology, which powers several smaller islands, …

Puerto Rico

Google to introduce improved account security service in wake of high-profile hacks

Amid the ongoing Russian hacking investigations and fallout from the massive Equifax breach, Google is about to introduce a new service that improves …

Google Drive

Retiring Two Jerseys for One Man Is Ridiculous... Unless That Man Is Kobe Bryant

The Lakers are going to retire both of Kobe Bryant’s numbers, according to ESPN, and the outrage is that they are stopping there. Along with 8 and …

Basketball

We’re all Equif*cked

Every company is a tech company, and that’s a big problem. Or rather, either every company is a tech company but most suck at it, or most aren’t tech companies but should be. Either way, we’re gonna have a bad time. Stock photo companies oughta be making more images of hackers because that cat …

Cybersecurity

The Equifax Data Breach Is Massive -- Here's How to Protect Yourself

Equifax announced a data breach that could affect 143 million consumers. Here's what you need to know.<p>On Thursday, Sept. 7, <b>Equifax</b> announced a data …

Identity Theft

For Teens Knee-Deep In Negativity, Reframing Thoughts Can Help

"Why didn't she text me back yet? She doesn't like me anymore!"<p>"There's no way I'm trying out for the team. I suck at basketball"<p>"It's not fair that I have a curfew!"<p>Sound familiar? Parents of tweens and teens often shrug off such anxious and gloomy thinking as normal irritability and moodiness — …

Self-help

This $25 device will double the internet speed on your computer

If you use a modern home Wi-Fi solution like the Google Wifi or our favorite mesh system, the AmpliFi HD, you’re undoubtedly enjoying lightning fast …

Delivery Is Getting More Complex, but Will Soon Be Faster and Cheaper

Once again, how goods flow from manufacturers to consumers is about to change. Over the next decade, prompted by new technologies and business …

Manufacturing

The first ARKit apps reveal how Apple's AR works

For Apple's augmented reality, it's all about that camera.<p>We just saw the first fruits of Apple's labors to turn your phone into a window to other worlds.<p>In the corner of a real room, we placed virtual IKEA armchair so convincing, the room's layout looked more realistic with it there than …

Augmented Reality