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Russia Accidentally Sabotages Its Internet

It’s the latest Kremlin attempt to clamp down on Russians’ online activity. And it blocked almost 16 million IP addresses belonging to Amazon and …

Privacy

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Facebook to ask everyone to accept being tracked so they can keep using it

Facebook is going to ask all of its users whether they want to be tracked as they use it.<p>The site will ask all of its users to explicitly opt in to …

Privacy

Trump raised 'golden showers thing' with Comey

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former FBI Director James Comey wrote in his book that President Donald Trump discussed looking into one of the most infamous allegations in a dossier of claims about Trump and Russia.<p>In the book, which CNN obtained Thursday, Comey wrote that Trump wanted him to prove the …

Donald Trump

Trump Loudly Insists That He Is Incompetent

Either the Department of Justice is correct that he surrounded himself with lawbreakers, or the people he chose to run the federal justice system are incompetents and rogues.<p>Donald Trump’s supporters insist that the public shouldn’t lose faith in the president as Robert Mueller and the Department …

Donald Trump

Attackers Exploit Cisco Switch Issue as Vendor Warns of Yet Another Critical Flaw

Cisco says companies fixing previously known protocol issue should also patch against critical remote-code execution issue.<p>Looks like you've hit your …

Information Security

JavaScript Events Explained

• Introduction<br>• Event handlers• Inline event handlers<br>• DOM on-event handlers<br>• Using addEventListener()<br>• Listening on different elements<br>• The Event …

JavaScript

Avoid these 7 exercises if you’re over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Working out the same way in your 50s as you did in your 30s sets you up for a world of …

Santa Monica

The FBI Raids on Trump’s Attorney Are Bad News for Trump

Special Counsel Robert Mueller would not do this lightly.<p>Monday’s FBI raids on Michael Cohen’s office, home and hotel room are the clearest sign yet that the president’s longtime attorney is in serious legal jeopardy. They also represent yet another threatening development facing Donald Trump after …

Donald Trump

Raids on Trump’s Lawyer Sought Records of Payments to Women

WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. agents who raided the office of President Trump’s personal lawyer on Monday were looking for records about payments to two women who claim they had affairs with Mr. Trump as well as information related to the role of the publisher of The National Enquirer in silencing one of …

Donald Trump

Teach kids creativity. Ultimately, machines will be better at coding

If you want to bring up a kid to be a successful investor or entrepreneur, the current education system says they should be studying STEM subjects, …

Machine Learning

Marijuana linked to 'unbearable' sickness across US as use grows following legalisation

By the time Thomas Hodorowski made the connection between his marijuana habit and the bouts of pain and vomiting that left him incapacitated every …

Cannabis

Fatal Trump Tower fire: No sprinkler system in apartments

The apartment destroyed by a raging fire in New York's Trump Tower that killed a resident and injured six firefighters had no sprinkler system, authorities said.<p>Firefighters remained at the scene Sunday, cleaning up after the blaze and trying to determine its cause. The fire broke out shortly after …

Donald Trump

White House: Trump has been tough on Russia because he said so

A reporter touched a nerve during Friday's White House media briefing when he asked press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders why President Trump has not “spoken out personally” about sanctions the United States imposed on Russia earlier in the day.<p>“The president has,” Sanders insisted, cutting off …

Donald Trump

Woman fired for giving Trump motorcade the finger pens op-ed

Giving the president the finger ought not to be a fireable offense, a woman who lost her job after doing just that wrote in a Washington Post op-ed published on Thursday.<p>Juli Briskman was captured by a White House photographer last summer giving President Donald Trump’s motorcade the finger as it …

Donald Trump

How to install the GNS3 network emulator on Ubuntu

Need a network emulator that won't break your budget? Install the free, open source GNS3 network emulator on Ubuntu Linux.<p>If you're a network …

Linux

How to Hack Wi-Fi: Stealing Wi-Fi Passwords with an Evil Twin Attack

While Wi-Fi networks can be set up by smart IT people, that doesn't mean the users of the network are similarly tech-savvy. We'll demonstrate how an …

White Hat

Best of Greece: Beautiful places and tastiest foods

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many destinations rely on a couple of well-worn beauty spots to carry their images as a vacation hotspot.<p>When it comes to Greece, those picture-postcard scenes of blue skies, bluer seas and whitewashed villages are everywhere.<p>The sun-kissed Mediterranean country has enough perfect locations …

European Travel

Forget About Impeaching Trump

Democrats should be building the legal case for an indictment instead.<p>Special counsel Robert Mueller’s cryptic message to Donald Trump’s attorneys—that the president is being investigated but is not currently a criminal target—is certain to intensify talk of impeachment. As Princeton University …

Donald Trump

Another reason why your Docker containers may be slow

In my last blog post I was talking about Kubernetes and how ThoughtSpot uses it for its dev infrastructure needs. Today I’d like to follow up on that …

DevOps

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

Cisco critical flaw: At least 8.5 million switches open to attack, so patch now

Cisco patches a severe flaw in switch deployment software that can be attacked with crafted messages sent to a port that's open by default.<p>Cisco has …

Information Security

We now have the first clear evidence cell phone radiation can cause cancer in rats

This week, following three days of live-broadcast peer review sessions, experts concluded that a pair of federal studies show “clear evidence” that cell phone radiation caused heart cancer in male rats.<p>This substantially changes the debate on whether cell phone use is a cancer risk. Up until this …

Cancer

Hacking Windows 10: How to Steal & Decrypt Passwords Stored in Chrome & Firefox Remotely

Passwords stored in web browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are a gold mine for hackers. An attacker with backdoor access to a …

Information Systems

189 people are dead and hundreds more are seriously ill in the largest listeria outbreak in history

A food-poisoning outbreak has killed dozens of people, with the death toll expected to increase in the coming days.<p>As of Thursday, 189 people have died in a listeria outbreak stemming from a meat-production plant in Polokwane, South Africa. The country's National Institute for Communicable Diseases …

Environmental Health

Donald Trump Gets Mocked After Showing He Really Doesn’t Know What The Post Office Does

President Donald Trump on Thursday returned to one of his favorite targets, attacking online retail giant Amazon over taxes, its effect on brick-and-mortar stores and one other thing that caused some head-scratching.<p>Trump said Amazon uses “our Postal System as their Delivery Boy.”<p>That has people …

Donald Trump

A Cancer 'Vaccine' Cured 97% of Tumors in Mice. What's That Mean for People?

A promising new cancer "vaccine" that cured up to 97 percent of tumors in mice will soon be tested in humans for the first time — but experts say …

Cancer

More than 200 former diplomats sound alarm about diplomacy under Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> As President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, prepares to face lawmakers for his second major confirmation hearing as a Trump nominee, scores of former diplomats are urging lawmakers to "focus public attention on the urgent need to restore the power and …

Donald Trump

Elon Musk Shares Stunning Images of Finished Tesla Solar Roof Installation

It looks amazing.<p>The Tesla solar roof is building up. CEO Elon Musk shared images on his Twitter page Wednesday of the renewable energy system …

Tesla

Your WhatsApp buddies might be spying on you with this invasive new app (Update)

If you rely on WhatsApp to message friends and family, it’s important to know that the service lets your contacts know about when you’re available to chat, and whether you’ve read their texts.<p>That’s not all: Lifehacker has spotted Chatwatch, a new iOS app that uses WhatsApp’s public online/offline …

Apps