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This Coat Never Goes Out of Style but Really We Mean Never

The trench coat has gone from the battlefield to the runway and everywhere in between.<p>You could say the trench coat is having a moment. Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Marni, and Michael Kors are among the designers to revive the look this spring with fresh colors, lengths, and fits.<p>But that would …

A Scary New Kind of Malware Is Invading Banks All Over the World

Few terms in the security world instill more fear than Stuxnet. But seven years after the infamous computer worm that targeted Iran’s nuclear …

Cheaper battery for solar made with pee ingredient

A battery made with urea, commonly found in fertilizers and mammal urine, could provide a low-cost way of storing energy produced through solar power …

This is the world's first solar-powered road

A small village in France is hosting the world's first the solar-powered road called Wattway. Wattway was constructed by French civil engineering …

Doctors And Hospitals Tell Patients: Show Us The Money Before Treatment

Tai Boxley needs a hysterectomy. The 34-year-old single mother has uterine prolapse, a condition that occurs when the muscles and ligaments supporting the uterus weaken, causing severe pain, bleeding and urine leakage.<p>Boxley and her 13-year-old son have health insurance through her job as an …

Stop unwanted calls and texts from hitting your cellphone

You may find this surprising. Many of us remember when people's names, addresses and phone numbers were listed in the telephone book and distributed for free. All we ever worried about were junk mail, telemarketers and the occasional prank call.<p>Times have changed. Phone books are now history. You …

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Visit this site before you pay hackers a ransom for your files

The use of ransomware has been on the rise in recent times. Earlier this year, a hospital in Hollywood paid $17,000 in Bitcoin to hackers who’d encrypted its files so they’d unlock them; a Canadian university paid $20,000 to attackers for the same reason just last month.<p>And no, individuals aren’t …

Google uses DeepMind AI to cut data center energy bills

The AI successfully reduced power consumption by 15 percent overall<p>The amount of energy consumed by big data centers has always been a headache for tech companies. Keeping the servers cool as they crunch numbers is such a challenge that Facebook even built one of its facilities on the edge of the …

How to Install a Solar System and Not Get Burned

Maybe you’ve seen ads for solar deals or you’ve seen solar panels pop up on rooftops around the neighborhood. You may be wondering, is a solar system …

NBC Universal patents a method for hunting BitTorrent pirates

In an effort to curb piracy of copyrighted content, entertainment giant NBC Universal has patented a way to detect files being shared by large groups of people on peer-to-peer networks in real-time.<p>The idea is that the system, which could be deployed by an internet service provider, will be able to …