Pam Choy

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Uber paid 20-year-old man to hide hack, destroy data

A hacker from Florida was allegedly paid $100,000 to keep his mouth shut and delete stolen user data.<p>Uber reportedly paid a hacker from Florida …

Florida

Pip is a retro games console for kids to learn coding

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has been incredibly successful at sparking all sorts of creativity via its low cost microcomputers, which arrived in the market back in 2012. Its core electronics are also indirectly responsible for UK-based learn-to-code startups like Kano and pi-top, which have built …

Forget Machu Picchu: Seven Newly Accessible Wonders of the World

If visiting the world's most ancient temples and monuments—Angkor Wat, Machu Picchu, Chichen Itza, Petra—inspires your inner Indiana Jones, just …

How to use Movies Anywhere to stream your film collection on every device

Your digital purchases now work across Amazon Video, Apple, Vudu, and more<p>Disney has created the buy once, watch everywhere movie service that consumers have always wanted. The company has managed to rally support from a number of major Hollywood film studios — Paramount and Lionsgate are the major …

SEC under fire for being hacked despite warnings on security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission waited until Wednesday to disclose a hack of its corporate filing system that occurred last year. The disclosure raises questions about the agency's ability to protect important financial information and comes as Americans are still weighing …

If You Buy Just One Tech Stock, Make It This Apple Supplier, Jim Cramer Says

Jim Cramer says that if you're going to buy just one tech stock, make it components maker Broadcom (AVGO) -- a key supplier to the latest iPhones …

This Country Has Been Named One of the World's Most Unfriendly Places

Switzerland has been named one of the most unfriendliest places according to a new survey of expats around the world. Three in 10 people surveyed …

European Travel

Hackers warn of flaws in German election software weeks before vote

<b>(CNN) —</b> A German hackers' collective has warned that software used to record and transmit voting tallies in many German states has "serious flaws" and is vulnerable to external attack just weeks before voters cast their ballots in federal elections.<p>Hackers from the Chaos Computer Club published an …

Mastercard is ignoring flaw that allows hackers to spoof payments

Vendors relying on Mastercard’s Internet Gateway Service (MIGS) for processing online payments ought to double-check every transaction before they send out items to customers: There is a critical flaw in the system’s validation protocol and it appears the company is completely ignoring …

Information Security

This Gorgeous Island Is the Least-visited Country in the World and We Don’t Understand Why (Video)

The waters are rising though, so act fast.<p>With beautiful beaches, low crime, and expansive natural beauty, the island of Tuvalu is an ideal getaway …

Jennifer Aniston Stands Up for Her Nipples' Prominent Appearances on 'Friends'

“I don’t know why we’re supposed to be ashamed of them — it’s just the way my breasts are!” former “Friends” star tells Vogue<p>Don’t worry, Jennifer …

Jennifer Aniston

House overwhelmingly backs intelligence bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Friday strongly backed a sweeping intelligence authorization bill that supports critical national security programs, …

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

10 of the Most Beautiful Places in the World to Snowboard

Sitting on the couch hiding from the heat is getting pretty dull. It is about time to start dreaming about the upcoming season. What is a better way …

Skiing

Our marriage was built on traveling together. Then it was time to go my own way.

By Kerry Neville<p>When I was married, I followed my husband’s itinerary, and we adventured in happy agreement. He was my guide and translator and regaled me with his stories of things he’d done before we met: dancing with armed female soldiers in Tel Aviv; smoking hash in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt; …

26 Iconic Dishes Around Boston

Attention, tourists: Boston’s dining scene hasn’t been defined by baked beans and chowder in decades. Sure, seafood is a standout option around town — in a multitude of non-chowder preparations — but there’s much more to try when eating your way around the city.<p>Here are 26iconic dishes and drinks …

Top 11 Modern Glampgrounds

AutoCamp Russian River, Guerneville, CA<p>Guests staying at Guerneville’s AutoCamp Russian Riverare bound to make friends at the Richard Neutra–inspired …

PHOTO: The Gorgeous Hilltop Town of Siena in Tuscany, Italy

The hilltop town of Siena is one of the most beautiful rural villages in Tuscany, Italy. In this view, the Siena Cathedral (Cattedrale di Santa Maria …

Tuscany

Tech toys are helping kids learn to code at an early age

In an effort to teach children the basics of coding from a young age, the toy market has been flooded with robots and wearables that allow users to …

Canada launches visa program for hiring specialized foreign talent

Canadian technology companies are greeting a new federal blueprint for hiring foreign talent with open arms – and cautious optimism.<p>The Canadian government's global skills visa program – part of its Global Skills Strategy – officially opens for business June 12. The $7.8-million, 24-month pilot …

Canada

Two things about the Tesla Model 3 that Elon Musk wants you to know

"Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black," Henry Ford once said.<p>Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk is taking the same approach to early versions of the Model 3, due for initial production and delivery in July.<p>The first wave of customers will have only two …

Singapore to collaborate with Australia on cybersecurity

Both countries have signed a two-year agreement to cooperate closely on cybersecurity, which will include information exchange, training, and joint …

The Best Places to Travel in June

It’s almost summer in the northern hemisphere, kickstarting that itch to book a trip or two and make the most of the season. Tip no. 1: Don't dismiss the Southern Hemisphere. Early winter is an ideal time to tackle some destinations there, when you can avoid huge crowds and clammy temperatures. …

Tesla’s former Autopilot head is launching a self-driving-car company — and it could have a big advantage

But it is noteworthy to see one that boasts the star engineers behind Google's and Tesla's respective projects as its leaders.<p>Aurora Innovation is a new startup led by Chris Urmson, the former head of Google's autonomous car team, and Sterling Anderson, the former director of Tesla Autopilot. Drew …

Tesla Releases Model S and Model 3 Comparison

It leaked a few days ago, but now it's official.<p>Last week, a comparison of <b>Tesla</b>'s (NASDAQ:TSLA) current Model S and forthcoming Model 3 was leaked …

How to Find Hawaii's Secret Beaches

Perfect white-sand beaches exist all over Hawaii, but many are filled with sand castles, surfers, beach towels, and oceanfront resorts. Get ready to wander a little off the beaten path on your way to these six blissfully empty beaches.<p>Kanaio Beach, Maui<p>The Hoapili Trail starts at a parking area at …

Beaches

Fly to Both Iceland and Paris for Just $394

Icelandair is at it again with its ever-popular flights to Iceland — but this time, their discounted round-trip fares include two European …

You Can Now Fly Non-Stop from Canada to Iceland Year-Round

By now, Iceland's popularity as a tourist destination is pretty much fact. Partially fuelling this demand is the emergence of airlines such as WOW, …

Here's where to see the magnificent waterfalls that have returned to SoCal after the big rains

At last, we can stop pretending. Now that the rains have returned after all those dry years, we can stop claiming we love to roam the sere foothills and canyons in search of some small hint of moisture.<p>Truth is, we've always secretly hated that word "sere," an old-fashioned way to say dry. Also, we …