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How to Add an Emergency Medical Card to Your Lock Screen on iPhone

If you have a medical issue such as a seizure disorder, cardiac condition, or similar problem that may leave you unable to communicate with medics and other first responders, it's important to have a simple method they can use to understand your situation so they can best help you. While a medical …

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

Ford launches smartwatch apps for its electric and plug-in hybrid cars

A number of automakers have shown smartwatch apps in the past year — some have even launched them — and now Ford is joining the party with Apple Watch and Android Wear apps of its own. The update for MyFord Mobile on Android and iOS adds the watch extensions, which feature remote climate control, …

UK intelligence chief warns of threat, seeks more powers

LONDON (AP) — Britain's head of domestic intelligence has warned that the level of terrorist plotting against Britain is at its highest level in more than three decades.<p>Andrew Parker on Thursday used a BBC Radio interview to call for new powers to monitor communications to track terror plots. He …

Low resting heart rate linked to 'future violent or anti-social behaviour'

A Scandanavian study suggests that adolescents with resting heart rates of 60 beats per minute or below are up to 39 per cent more likely to become criminals in later life<p>New research has suggested that boys with lower resting heart rates during childhood and their teenage years are more likely to …

Anti-Social Behaviour

Why Are Bats' Immune Systems Totally Different From Any Other Mammal’s?

Bats host more pathogens than most other mammals. Why aren’t they always sick?<p>Bats may be both ecologically and economically valuable, but they are also notorious for transmitting diseases particularly rabies and maybe even Ebola. The bats themselves, however, don’t often get sick as they have …

Immune System

Met police in corruption probe over VIP pedophile network ‘cover-up’

London’s Metropolitan Police is under investigation over alleged corruption involving new historical child sex abuse claims. It comes a day after an “internal review” of a VIP pedophile ring inquiry seemed on the brink of collapse.<p>On Thursday, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) …

How to pick the perfect password

<b>Hackers have managed to decode more than 11 million encrypted passwords stolen from the Ashley Madison website, shining fresh light on the importance of password security.</b><p>On Tuesday, the UK government agency GCHQ published new password guidance designed to "improve security, while improving the …

Information Systems

Human Evolution 101

Naledi Fossils<p>Find out more about the origins of our species.<p>The origins of humankind have long fascinated scientists and the public alike—but the topic can get confusing. Here are answers to a few common questions.<p><b>Why are scientists certain that human evolution happened?</b><p>For a number of reasons. We …

Bletchley code-breaker: I wanted to shout 'War's over!' but couldn't

<b>Bletchley Park, England (CNN) —</b> Imagine ... you're six years in to a brutal and bloody conflict which has left towns and cities across your homeland in ruins, cost the lives of friends and loved ones, and threatened everything you hold dear.<p>Now imagine you know the end is finally in sight, the …

World War II

Google app updated with Now on Tap functionality and Android Marshmallow UI

Google was quick to tell us the Now on Tap feature wouldn’t be coming with the Android M previews, so fans were not expecting to see it until Marshmallow came around. The Search Giant may have partially changed its mind, though. The latest Google app update (version 5.3) is now rolling out, …

Android News

Illegal migrants in UK face jail if caught driving

People who drive a car while they are in Britain illegally face being jailed and having their vehicle seized under powers included in the government’s latest immigration bill.<p>Most of the measures in the legislation, published on Thursday, are designed to create “a hostile environment” for migrants …

Surf's up? Saturn's icy moon Enceladus hides a global ocean

Since NASA's Cassini spacecraft spotted plumes of water spewing out of cracks in Enceladus' surface roughly a decade ago, Saturn's icy moon has captured the imaginations of scientists and layfolk alike who wondered whether liquid water – and how much of it – could lie hidden beneath the frigid …

Criminals smuggling drugs, weapons into prisons with drones

Drones are a growing threat to security in Britain’s prisons as criminal gangs use them to smuggle drugs and weapons into jails, officials admit.<p>The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) warned the number of attempts to infiltrate prisons using widely available commercial drones is small but …

Android vulnerability allowing attackers to easily bypass passwords in lock screens

We like to think our password-protected lock screens will keep our data secure. At the very least it should force thieves to perform a factory reset and keep our private information away from strange hands, right? The truth is this is not always the case. As with any other operating system, Android …

Android News