Kyle Tennyson

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The most outrageous numbers of 2017

Number inflation was rampant in 2017, as the figures that dominated news stories just got bigger and bigger. Data stored, stuff bought, years lived, the great scoreboard of human existence clicked over with digits never seen before as the world population edged ever closer to 8bn.<p>Many of the …

Space

Hackers gain access to hundreds of global electric systems

Electrical power grids around the world have been infiltrated by hackers.<p>Researchers from Symantec, a security company, found evidence that hundreds of power grid sites across the US, Turkey and Switzerland were hit in a massive hacking campaign they are calling Dragonfly 2.0.<p>The campaign, which …

Cybersecurity

Diver swims into massive baitball being fed on by 200 sharks | Adventure Sports Network

As a commercial diver and owner of an underwater production company, Andre Rerekura has witnessed plenty of unique underwater sights, but the one he …

Western Australia

Celebrate 10 years of 'BioShock' with a $200 boxset

It's hard to believe, but as of today, the extremely influential <i>BioShock</i> is ten years old. To commemorate the art-deco shooter's birthday, publisher 2K will release a fancy commemorative edition of the claustrophobic, undersea morality tale on November 14th this year. Brace yourself, though, …

Bioshock

How to Take Down Kim Jong Un

Stop saying there are no good options on North Korea. Here’s how we can end the threat once and for all—without firing a shot.<p>At my Senate confirmation hearing a few years ago, I made a promise to the panel deciding my fate: never to use the phrase “there are no good options.” After all, if there …

North Korea

13 places on the planet off-limits to visitors

Taboo territory<p>It's no fun being excluded. Tell us that we're not allowed to go somewhere, and you better believe the stubborn child inside us is …

Travel

Sustainable Luxe: 5 Hotels Doing it Right

At these dreamy destinations, luxury goes hand in hand with the three pillars of sustainability.<p>Smart travelers now expect some elements of sustainability when they travel—and welcome it when it goes beyond picking up towels and reusable soap containers. As Keith Bellows, former editor in chief of</i> …

19 famous hotels from films you can actually spend the night in

Staying in a five-star hotel is the epitome of luxury travel, and choosing a hotel with celebrity status can make a holiday a truly unique experience.<p>Luckily, there are a number of film-featured hotels that you can actually spend the night in.<p>Some have become as — if not more — famous then the …

Introducing the world’s most affordable private jet

Imagine no longer having to queue to go through airport security, but instead simply hopping into your own private jet and flying off to your desired …

Facebook unplugs artificial intelligence system that became too smart: report | NOLA.com

Facebook researchers shut down one of its artificial intelligence systems after the AI "agents" apparently created their own language that humans …

Apple & Google pull 300+ financial trading apps after thousands of people scammed

Apple and Google have removed hundreds of financial trading apps from their app stores following an investigation suggesting that thousands of people may have been scammed – many of them seniors. Some have reportedly lost their entire life savings.<p>The action follows an investigation by a newspaper …

Why You Should Skip the SUV and Buy a Pickup

Just a few years ago while poking around the Expedition Portal forums, I stumbled into a discussion about the pros and cons of the SUV versus the …

Who's Winning the Fight for the Best In-Car Technology?

There was a time when buyers measured the appeal of a vehicle based on such things as styling, performance or the availability of features like power windows and leather seats. But these days, shoppers are seeking out the vehicles that offer the most seamless and powerful digital technologies.<p>Next …

Car Tech

Putin’s Hackers Now Under Attack—From Microsoft

Microsoft is going after Fancy Bear, the Russian hacking group that targeted the DNC, by wresting control of domain names controlled by the foreign …

How Does Virgin CEO Richard Branson Get So Much Done? He Uses This 1 Simple Method

Whether tackling new industries or completing daily tasks, Richard Branson uses this simple method to become focused and productive.<p>Today, Richard Branson's Virgin Group controls over 400 companies worldwide. An iconic entrepreneur, Branson is an inspirational leader with a global brand that …

Time Management

Why being miserable is actually the secret to happiness

​Happiness is overrated. Instead, try allowing yourself to be totally miserable. It might make you happier than you have ever been. Let us …

The Best Hikes in the U.S.

With 59 national parks and north of 10,000 state parks, the U.S. has no shortage of fruited plains or majestic mountains to explore via its 193,500 miles of trail (and that’s on federal land alone, according to a 2015 report by the American Hiking Society). No wonder, then, that approximately 13 …

The most important thing you need to succeed in life, according to a happiness expert

Narcissists tend to get the furthest in life. That's the most disheartening fact that writer Eric Barker learned after spending almost a decade …

Whole Foods stock rockets 28% on $13.7 billion Amazon takeover deal

Shares of Whole Foods Market rocketed 28 percent on Friday after Amazon said it plans to acquire the grocery store chain for $42 a share, in a deal …

eCommerce

Message Startup Slack Draws Interest From Amazon.com

Corporate chatroom startup Slack Technologies Inc. has received recent inquiries about a potential takeover from technology companies including …

Major identity manager breach exposes sensitive user info

Identity and password management services are, in theory, supposed to improve your security by promoting tough-to-guess passwords and otherwise keeping logins under lock and key. However, the concentration of high-value data also makes them a juicy target for hackers -- and OneLogin is finding that …

Computex gave us a glimpse at how computing will evolve

One thing was very clear at Computex: It's going to be a transformational year for computing. We're seeing several trends from the past few years -- like the move toward thinner and lighter laptops, and the rise of mobile computing -- evolve in new and intriguing ways. It was a surprising …

Laptops

Xbox Games Pass Is The Netflix Of Video Games Minus One Important Detail

Microsoft’s just-launched video game subscription service, Xbox Games Pass, is being widely lauded as ‘the Netflix of gaming.’<p>That’s a pretty fair comparison, for the most part. Unlike Netflix, the Xbox Games Pass isn’t a streaming service. You download the games you want to play (see a list of all …

Samsung discontinues My Knox, urges users to switch to Secure Folder

Samsung is discontinuing My Knox in favor of the newer Secure Folder app. In an email sent to users, the company announced that My Knox will no longer be available on new Samsung devices this year. You can still use it until its end-of-service date, which will be announced soon. However, the tech …

Samsung

Inside Trump’s climate decision: After fiery debate, he ‘stayed where he’s always been’

The pressure on President Trump to remain in the Paris climate accord came from all sides.<p>Silicon Valley titans, such as Apple chief executive Tim Cook and Tesla chief executive Elon Musk, contacted the White House directly, making clear just how seriously they viewed the issue of climate change — …

Donald Trump

Exclusive: this is the Essential Phone

Another stab at making phones modular<p>The Essential Phone, brought to us by the person who created Android, is finally ready for the spotlight. It’s an incredibly audacious and ambitious project, with an outlandish screen and the beginnings of a modular ecosystem.<p>First, the Android phone basics: the …

A Minimal, Sleek CV Portfolio Template That Looks Professional But Not Boring

<b>Every job seeker</b> knows the importance of one’s CV—it can have a huge influence whether you get that coveted position at your dream company.<p><b>For people</b> …

How You Spend The Last 20 Minutes of Your Work Day Today Can Set Your Mood For Tomorrow

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups IThe post How You Spend The Last 20 Minutes of Your Work Day …

Amazon launches new training and certification portal to lure talent to AWS

As cloud services continue to pick up steam, Amazon wants to make sure there is no shortage of talent to maintain your cloud computing operations and take care of your AWS needs.<p>Yesterday, the e-commerce giant announced it is launching its own dedicated training and certification portal to offer …

Employers Are Paying Freelancers Big Bucks for These 25 In-Demand Skills

With the right skills and some hustle, freelancing pays like a full time job.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to join the freelancer revolution? Did you know that there are thousands of freelancer jobs that pay six figures?<p>Over the past ten years, I've …

Employment