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A Cyberattack Hobbles Atlanta, and Security Experts Shudder

ATLANTA — The City of Atlanta’s 8,000 employees got the word on Tuesday that they had been waiting for: It was O.K. to turn their computers on.<p>But as the city government’s desktops, hard drives and printers flickered back to life for the first time in five days, residents still could not pay their …

Cybersecurity

How the Quietly Radical ‘Black Panther’ Took Over Hollywood

Marvel’s most prominent black superhero hasn’t always been one of its superstars. But the Afrofuturist, anti-imperialist worldview the series espouses makes it perfect for the moment.<p>If you’ve been to a movie theater at any point in the past 20 years, there is a steep statistical probability that …

Comics

Apple Health data used as evidence in murder trial

Data from the Apple Health app is being used as evidence in a trial concerning the rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman in Germany. The individual accused of the crime is Hussein K., an Afghan refugee, who has been on trial since September.<p>The trial has been complicated by the fact that aspects …

House Extends Surveillance Law, Rejecting New Privacy Safeguards

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to extend the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program for six years with minimal changes, rejecting a push by a bipartisan group of lawmakers to impose significant privacy limits when it sweeps up Americans’ emails and …

Surveillance

Dropbox Files Confidentially for U.S. IPO

Dropbox Inc., the file-sharing private company valued at $10 billion, has filed confidentially for a U.S. initial public offering, people familiar …

Goldman Sachs

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5 Reasons Why The 21st Century Will Be The Best One Ever For Astrophysics

It’s been a staple of science throughout the centuries: the arrogant thinking that we’ve almost arrived at the ultimate answers to our deepest questions. Scientists thought that Newton’s mechanics described everything, until they discovered the wave nature of light. Physicists thought we were …

Physics

Netflix still has a huge lead in the streaming wars, but Hulu’s smaller service has loyal users

New data from comScore.<p>One big difference between regular TV and streaming TV is that streaming TV is pretty murky when it comes to numbers: We don’t know much about how many people are watching streaming TV services, or what they’re watching.<p>So here’s a little bit of light, courtesy of a new …

Nintendo Switch Is a Console for Humans, Not Gamers

Could it fall on its face? Yes, sure.<p>Well here we are. The Switch, Nintendo's latest console, is finally here. The internet is flooded with detailed, measured reviews right now, so rather than publish another one of those, Motherboard decided to give the machine to the least professional member of …

Does 'publication bias' affect the 'canonization' of facts in science?

Researchers model how 'publication bias' does—and doesn't—affect the 'canonization' of facts in science

Bias

Apple rips into 'unprecedented' $14.5B tax bill from EU

The European Commission claims Apple paid an effective corporate tax rate of just 0.005 percent in 2014. Apple says the ruling has "no basis in fact or in law."<p>The European Union on Tuesday hit Apple with a $14.5 billion tax penalty, ruling its deal with Ireland was illegal.<p>EU antitrust regulators …

Apple Pay

Donald Trump's attack on judge and other racial comments stir trouble for the Republican Party

Defying critics across the political spectrum,<p>Donald Trumpinsisted that the ethnicity of a Latino judge should disqualify him from presiding over a fraud lawsuit against the business mogul and suggested that no Muslim could oversee the case either.<p>Trump told CBS News that U.S. District Judge …

Donald Trump

What Is Fentanyl? The Drug That Killed Prince Has Killed Thousands of Others

The drug that killed Prince is a narcotic so powerful that it was blamed for the accidental deaths of as many as 120 hostages when Russian forces used it to subdue Chechen terrorists during the 2002 siege of a packed Moscow theater.<p>A medical examiner's report Thursday said Prince — who was found …

Medicine

LeBron’s Finals Record Isn’t Really A Disappointment

LeBron James is in the NBA Finals for a sixth-consecutive season, and fairly or unfairly, his 2-4 record in the finals will be held up next to …

Basketball

How Stephen Curry became the best shooter in the NBA

Curry led the Warriors to an NBA record 73 regular-season wins, bringing them back to the Finals, while winning his second-straight MVP — unanimously!<p>Equally as impressive, Curry continued to cement himself as perhaps the greatest shooter the NBA has ever seen. He shattered his own three-point …

Basketball

Johnny Depp 'respects' Leonardo DiCaprio

Johnny Depp has "a lot of respect" for Leonardo DiCaprio.<p>The 'Black Mass' star worked with the 41-year-old actor on 1993's 'What's Eating Gilbert …

Flint crisis reaches Capitol Hill, and it's a blame game

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government officials tangled on Wednesday over who was to blame for the crisis in Flint, Michigan, that allowed lead-contaminated …

Environment

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Obama vows active role in 2016 presidential race

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama closed his next-to-last year in office with rare praise for congressional Republican leaders who helped …

Bernie Sanders

Apple Watch effect: How a tiny screen has developers rethinking their iPhone apps

Get ready for simpler designs and new features on your smartphone apps, with developers applying the stripped-down concepts they employed for the Apple Watch.<p>When building an app for Apple Watch, Mikael Berner and his team at EasilyDo quickly learned that their work could carry over to the …

Apps

Security flaw from the '90s leaves Apple and Android users vulnerable

A team of cryptographers have discovered that a security flaw from way back in the '90s still leaves users today vulnerable to cyberattacks. They've dubbed it "Factoring attack on RSA-EXPORT Key" or FREAK, and it renders everyone who uses Safari on Mac and iOS devices or Android's stock browser …

The must-see gadgets from Mobile World Congress 2015

Gear & Gadgets

Judges wary of Apple's claims of phone patent harm by Samsung

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple Inc told a U.S. appeals court on Wednesday that rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd should be barred from selling products that infringe on its smartphone patents, but the judges were skeptical.<p>Judge Kimberly Moore was skeptical that Apple was being harmed since it already …

Hackers rob US and global banks of millions in one of the largest heists ever

Banks in Russia, Japan, the US, and Europe have fallen victim to a massive, sophisticated malware hack, allowing the perpetrators to steal hundreds of millions of dollars since 2013. According to a Kaspersky Labs report provided to the <i>New York Times</i>, more than 100 banks in 30 nations have been …

Gitmo translator ID'd as CIA 'black site' agent

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A pre-trial hearing for the defendants accused of being a part of the attacks of September 11, 2001 came to a halt after one of the defendants objected to the presence of a courtroom interpreter the defendant said worked in a former secret CIA-run "black site" prison.<p>Ramzi bin al …

Translation

The Best Laptops You Can Buy

Maybe it's a bit more clunky than you thought when you carry it in your bag during a commute. Perhaps the screen is too reflective for your liking when you're watching Netflix. And worst of all, what if the battery life is much shorter than you expected?<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on …

Ten films to watch in 2015

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