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'Sophisticated' Android malware hits phones

<b>Hundreds of thousands of Android phones have been infected with malware that uses handsets to send spam and buy event tickets in bulk.</b><p>Mobile security firm Lookout said the virus, called NotCompatible, was the most sophisticated it had seen.<p>The cyberthieves behind it had recently rewritten its core …

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 - CNET

First impressions<p>As ubiquitous as the smartphone may be for everyday photography, there is still one area that the regular compact camera has it beat: zoom. Sure, there's the Nokia Lumia 1020 which gives you 41 megapixels (38 effective megapixels in the real world) of resolution to crop into, but …

US Navy puts its first laser weapon into service

It's official: the US Navy has entered the future. Vice Admiral John Miller tells <i>Bloomberg</i> that the USS Ponce, an amphibious transport, has been using the Navy's Laser Weapon System (LaWS) in the Persian Gulf since late August. The high-tech arsenal is no threat to larger vessels, but it's …

Western leaders confront Putin at G20 with threat of more sanctions

BRISBANE Australia (Reuters) - Western leaders warned Vladimir Putin at a G20 summit on Saturday that he risked more economic sanctions if he failed to end Russian backing for separatist rebels in Ukraine.<p>Russia denied any involvement in an escalation of the separatist war in eastern Ukraine, where …

China: Media watchdog bans 'lewd TV content'

<b>Television dramas may be a little less dramatic for Chinese viewers in future, after video streaming websites were told to chop out scenes involving one-night stands and extramarital affairs.</b><p>Many foreign TV shows, including American dramas and South Korean soaps, are streamed online in China. But …

Ebola outbreak: MSF to start West Africa clinical trials

<b>Clinical trials to try to find an effective treatment for Ebola patients are to start in West Africa next month.</b><p>The medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres, which has been helping lead the fight against the virus, says three of its treatment centres will host three separate research …

World is crossing malnutrition red line, report warns

<b>Most countries in the world are facing a serious public health problem as a result of malnutrition, a report warns.</b><p>The Global Nutrition Report said every nation except China had crossed a "malnutrition red line", suffering from too much or too little nutrition.<p>Globally, malnutrition led to "11% of …

Climate change 'will make lightning strike more'

<b>Global warming will significantly increase the frequency of lightning strikes, according to US research.</b><p>The research, published in Science, was carried out with the help of data from a US network of lightning detectors.<p>The teams says they have calculated how much each extra degree in temperature …

Human body: The ‘ultra-athletes’ aged 60+

When you grow old, could you run 20 marathons back-to-back? David Robson reports on the senior ultra-athletes who are defying the limits of aging and the body.<p>A gruelling marathon and cycle ride through Switzerland’s mountains is not the average way to celebrate your 61st birthday. “I’d sworn I …

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Respektlos<p>Dandelion on fire. Bucket list for this summer photo op. light a dandelion on fire. Way cool picture!<p>See more<p>Fun & Creative Science …

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