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'600 Million' Samsung Mobiles Vulnerable To Keyboard Cracking Attack

Given everything that’s occurred over the last two years, Android phone owners would be forgiven for thinking major manufacturers had their backs when it came to security, especially encryption. But a serious issue affecting a default keyboard in as many as 600 million Samsung mobiles highlights …

Information Security

Explosion Near Shiite Mosque Kills 4 in Eastern Saudi Arabia

You may soon be able to buy Amazon-branded milk, cereal and baby food

Amazon.com (AMZN) is getting ready to take its fight with the likes of Costco Wholesale (COST), Target (TGT) and Walmart (WMT) deeper into the …

Where's Pluto? How to Find the Dwarf Planet in the Sky

With NASA's New Horizons probe zeroing in on Pluto, due to pass it on July 14, attention of astronomers all over the world is focusing in on …

Astronomy

From Audrey Hepburn to Marilyn Monroe: The On-Screen and Real-Life Wedding Dresses of 13 Movie Stars

The princess bride is largely a creation of the cinema, that filmic realm where OTT weddings are the norm (if sometimes the result of wacky plots, i.e. <i>How to Marry a Millionaire</i>), and fantasy dresses are designed to have maximum impact. And, just as it can be difficult to separate an actress from …

Audrey Hepburn

The Impact of the Jewish People on Humanity, as Traced by Scholars Throughout Time

When Abraham first discovered the method of connection, he told about it to whomever would listen, and those who joined him became the first truly connected people. Those people then went to Egypt, and finally emerged from it in much greater numbers, an entire nation. That nation received the …

Biotechnology

The Tech Giants’ Plan to Mine Our Bodies for Data—and Profit

<b>The consumer technology companies</b> that own desktop software, Web search, and mobile phones have set themselves a new goal. They’re aiming to carve …

Digital Health

Talented bacteria detect cancer, diabetes

You might want to park at the door any assumptions about bacteria being primitive, inert or yucky. This is a story about genetically engineered forms of bacteria that may someday diagnose cancer by analyzing a urine sample, and that have already shown a knack for recognizing the hallmarks …

Asia
India

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

FEATURE-EMPTY<p>Streetwise Flurry of deals in cannabis industry boosts profit at Canaccord Subscriber content<p>Ontario targets ban on New York steel in retaliation for state’s protectionist law Subscriber content<p>NAFTA TALKS NAFTA uncertainty hurts job creation, foreign investment, Canadian ambassador …

Business (Canada)

Live Anthrax Was Mistakenly Sent To 9 States And A U.S. Military Base

The Department of Defense says an attempt to ship inactive anthrax samples resulted in live samples being sent to labs in nine U.S. states and to a U.S. Air Force base in South Korea.<p>Fears of exposure to the potentially deadly disease prompted officials to advise four civilian workers to get …

Microbiology

No exit: For female jihadis, Syria is one-way journey

PARIS (AP) — When three British schoolgirls trundled across the Syrian border; when a pregnant 14-year-old ran away from her Alpine home for the second time; when a sheltered girl from the south of France booked her first trip abroad — they were going to a place of no return.<p>Only two of the …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Yemen border strikes kill two Saudis, Yemen death toll near 2,000: WHO

Middle East