Jeru Manansala

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About 41% of Android Phones Are Vulnerable to 'Devastating' Wi-Fi Attacks

Cybersecurity researchers found that 41% of Android phones are vulnerable to an "exceptionally devastating" variant of a new kind of hacking attack …

The real-life con man played by Leonardo DiCaprio in 'Catch Me If You Can' says check fraud is 'a thousand times easier' today

Frank Abagnale Jr., the former convicted scam artist turned FBI fraud-security consultant, told the Wall Street Journal on Thursday that check forging has become a much simpler undertaking in the age of modern technology.<p>"Today, one simply sits down, opens a laptop and says, 'Who's my victim …

Identity Theft

Bill Gates: Sorry about Control-Alt-Delete

Bill Gates is sorry that he made it so annoying to log in to your computer.<p>The billionaire Microsoft (MSFT) co-founder admitted Wednesday that the Control-Alt-Delete function originally used to get into Windows computers is an awkward maneuver.<p>"If I could make one small edit, I'd make that a single …

Bill Gates

Collapsed luxury phone manufacturer Vertu is auctioning its $20,000 phones for 'cheap'

A few months ago, iconic British phone manufacturer Vertu announced that it would enter liquidation after encountering financial difficulties. Now, it’s auctioning the contents of its UK factory, giving the world a window into tech’s most extravagant phone brand.<p>Most people never owned a Vertu …

A documentary turns deadly in trailer for horror film The Monster Project

<i>“Those people that we brought here to interview — they’re not people!!!”</i><p>Hey, now that’s not something you want to hear when you’re working on a …

Hungary reveals new ideas to increase birth numbers by 2030

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister says the government will reduce mortgages for families with three or more children and build or …

Orban

'New Mutants:' Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams Set to Star in 'X-Men' Spinoff

Josh Boone is directing from a script he co-wrote with Knate Gwaltney<p>Anya Taylor-Joy (“The Witch,” “Split”) and “Game of Thrones” Maisie Williams …

Kylie Jenner's latex bikini is giving us so much summer-lust

Even though it’s not yet summer, Kylie Jenner is totally ready for the beach. Kylie’s given us bikini inspiration before, and she must have known …

This is the best passport for the globe-trotting elite

Want to live freely, enjoy visa-free travel and pay low taxes? Then get a Swedish passport.<p>That's the advice from Nomad Capitalist, a consulting firm that recently ranked passports from 199 different countries on a handful of factors that appeal to wealthy people who don't like to stay in one place.<p>…

Top 10

North Korea, Malaysia step up dispute over Kim's death

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The bitter diplomatic dispute between North Korea and Malaysia over the poisoning death of leader Kim Jong Un's estranged …

North Korea

Samsung Galaxy S8 may have a headphone jack after all

The rumor mill has a tendency to go back and forth more often than not, and it looks like Samsung’s upcoming flagship smartphone isn’t immune from …

Phones

Mark Zuckerberg says he’s no longer an atheist

For years, Mark Zuckerberg identified as an atheist—at least on his profile page. But in a holiday message posted on Dec. 25, the Facebook CEO nods at a potential return to religion.<p>Zuck wished his friends a “Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah from Priscilla, Max, Beast and me!,” to which one user …

Religion

Vaseline Is the Only Beauty Product You Really Need

Seriously, why would you use anything else?<p>Remember the running gag from “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” in which the father prescribes Windex for every ailment, from psoriasis to poison ivy?<p>In my family, our Windex was Vaseline. My grandmother used Vaseline as a cure-all for pretty much everything, …

The 8 Quickest Ways to Get Sick Abs

Getting a flat stomach is hard work enough; getting full-on definition is downright laborious. But it just got easier: These simple workout and diet tweaks will help you get the definition you want, faster.

Philippines braces for severe typhoon on Christmas Day

Typhoon Nock-Ten, called Typhoon Nina in the Philippines, forecast to strengthen into category four typhoon before making landfall<p>A severe typhoon is expected to hit the Philippines on Christmas Day, bringing strong winds, floods and storm surges to the disaster-prone country.<p>Typhoon Nock-Ten, …

Emma Stone: directors gave my improv jokes to male co-stars

The star of La La Land has accused the film industry of sexism in blocking many of her ideas and giving lines she has come up with to other people<p>Emma Stone has spoken out against sexism in Hollywood, claiming directors have given lines she came up with to male co-stars, or dismissed her ideas out …

LG Will Step Out Of Samsung's Shadow With Its First 2017 High-End Smartphone

LG easily gets written off as the <i>other</i> South Korean smartphone maker, sulking in the shadow of Samsung Electronics. But the firm known better for household appliances sold nearly 60 million phones in 2015, up slightly from 2014, and released two flagships this year. It has used eye-catching camera …

Swipe right? 'Toilet paper' for smartphones trialled in Japanese airport bathrooms

Sheets bear the message ‘welcome to Japan’ and contain information on Wi-Fi spots and other travel information<p>Japan has taken its reputation for hygiene up another notch with the introduction of “toilet paper” for smartphones inside toilets at Narita international airport.<p>In a new take on the …

Airports

The First Ever Video of This Living Ghost Shark Is Creepy as Shit

News<p>By Sam Blum Published On 12/17/2016<p>@Blumnessmonster<p>By Sam Blum @Blumnessmonster Published On 12/17/2016<p>The deep ocean is a marvel, and is home to …

Fish

Blake Lively Looks Absolutely Flawless in Her First Red Carpet Appearance Since Baby No. 2

The perfect comeback.<p>One of the best-dressed moms in Hollywood has officially returned to the red carpet for the first time since after having her second child last September.<p>On Thursday, Blake Lively walked the red carpet at the L'Oreal Women of Worth awards in New York City, looking absolutely …

Red Carpet

5 Things That Could Stop You From Losing Weight

Not eating enough is one of them.<p>If you’ve been struggling to lose weight but can’t figure out where you went wrong, listen up.<p>The video above from …

This paper-like battery charges in one minute and lasts for 10,000 cycles

Research company ITRI has introduced an Ultrafast Rechargeable Aluminum Battery (URABat), said to be a safer and more efficient alternative to lithium-ion batteries. Developed in partnership with Stanford University, the URABat can be fully-charged in one minute for more than 10,000 cycles.<p>The …

Clean Energy

"Strange Stars" Could Be the Weirdest Objects in the Universe

Physics tells us they could theoretically exist forever, though we've never spotted one.<p>When an incredibly massive star supernovas, it leaves behind one of two things: a neutron star or a black hole. Neutron stars are the leftover cores of massive stars after they have ejected all their other …

Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Klown’ Remake Sells Out All Foreign Markets

Sacha Baron Cohen’s English-language remake of the Danish comedy “Klown” has sold out all foreign markets in what the producers say is the best …

Trump Critics Post Naked Pictures of His Wife in Protest

“There are literally thousands of reasons why Trump shouldn’t be president, but ‘Melania posed nude once’ is absolutely not one of them”<p>Donald …

We’re About to See a Record-Breaking Supermoon - The Biggest in Nearly 70 Years

The closest full moon in the 21st century.<p>If you only see one astronomical event this year, make it the November supermoon, when the Moon will be the …

5 Android navigation apps for those who are sick of Google Maps

Don't get me wrong: Google Maps is the king of the online mapping industry, but that doesn't mean that the Google Maps app is the best navigation app for your Android phone. There are plenty of other navigation apps on the market, and most of them are just as speedy and accurate as Google Maps …

3 Foods That Threaten Brain Health, According to a Dietitian

While this world is never in short supply of unhealthy foods, some are definitely worse than others—namely the foods you like to indulge in on the …