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Trump Teaches Palestinians About the New Middle East

The rest of the Arab world is far more concerned about Iran than about the West Bank.<p>Donald Trump likes to call his proposed tax cut “a Christmas present” to the American people. Today, by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, he has presented the Jewish State with what appears to be a …

Israel

Massive database containing over 560 million passwords discovered

Looks like it’s time to change passwords again. Security researchers have discovered a massive database of login credentials — over 560 million emails and passwords — put together by an unknown person. All of the information is insecure.<p>The database was discovered by the Kromtech Security Research …

Security

Hypnotic video shows thousands of autonomous crates flying through Ocado's robo-factory

Online shopping is easy – but getting those groceries from a warehouse to your front door is a logistical challenge of epic proportions.<p>At Ocado's …

White House calls emergency meetings as global cyberattack spreads

The Trump administration hastily called emergency meetings Friday and Saturday to contain fallout from the ongoing global ransomware campaign that has now hit victims in at least 150 countries, including the U.S.<p>On Friday, when the attacks started spreading throughout Europe and Asia, White House …

Cybersecurity

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

Countries around the world braced Monday for the spread of a massive ransomware cyberattack crippling thousands of computers at banks, hospitals and government institutions.<p>Here's what we know so far:<p>WHAT'S THE LATEST?<p>Computers booting up to start the workweek might continue the spread of …

Netflix is no longer available for your rooted Android phone

Have you noticed that you suddenly can't (officially) download the Netflix app to your rooted Android phone? You're not alone. Netflix has confirmed that its app is no longer visible on Google Play to anyone with a device that is "not Google-certified or [has] been altered." A spokesperson tells</i> …

Intel ends its dreams of replacing the x86 chip in your PC

When Intel launched its first Itanium processor in 2001, it had very high hopes: the 64-bit chip was supposed to do nothing less than kill off the x86 architecture that had dominated PCs for over two decades. Things didn't quite pan out that way, however, and Intel is officially calling it quits. …

If You Have Windows, Update It Right Now To Keep This Massive Hack Out

More than 150 countries across the world are being targeted in what cybersecurity experts say may be the biggest ransomware attack ever observed.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — A new strain of ransomware raced across 150 countries Friday, wreaking havoc at the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, hobbling one …

This child being abused in a cobalt mine is why Apple is trying to fix the mining business

Dorsen was discovered by a Sky News team who made an excellent documentary about the use of child labour in smartphone battery cobalt mines earlier this year.<p>Apple says it is working to end child labour in cobalt mines, and it has partnered with a number of NGOs to focus on the DRC particularly. …

Cobalt

50 meals everyone should eat in their lifetime

Sometimes one meal is all it takes to make your vacation one to remember forever.<p>From incredibly fresh ceviche in Peru to the modern Spanish cuisine …

New Google Earth imagery is a mixed bag for Apple fans

Google Earth is even more glorious today after being updated with stunning new imagery from the Landsat 8 satellite. It’s sharper and more detailed then ever before, and your view will no longer be spoiled by cloudy skies.<p>Launched into orbit in 2013, Landsat 8 is the newest sensor in the USGS/NASA …

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