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China risks turning its 1987-style crash into a much more devastating 1929-style crash

Whether the current period becomes known as China's version of 1929's Black Thursday in the United States or a much healthier scenario analogous to 1987's Black Monday, now depends very much on the strategy its policymakers adopt over the next few months. For China's sake, I hope it is the latter, …

Stock Markets

Will Lamborghini Fans Accept a SUV?

Maker of handcrafted sports cars is shifting gears to build ultimate soccer mom’s car<p>SANT’AGATA BOLOGNESE, Italy—Italian super-sports car maker Lamborghini is about to test the allegiance of drivers and fans with radical changes to its product line and production methods.<p>Automobili Lamborghini, …

Automotive Industry

Engineers create world's first white laser beam

Researchers at Arizona State University have created the world's first white laser beam, according to a new study published in <i>Nature</i>. More work needs to be done to perfect this technology, but white lasers could serve as a potential alternative light source — both in people's homes and in the …

Engineering

First World War explosive could reverse diabetes, says Yale University

Munitions workers exposed to the chemical DNP lost weight. Now Yale University scientists think it could be used to fight diabetes<p>A chemical which caused munitions factory workers to lose weight inexplicably in the First World War could cure diabetes, scientists at Yale University believe.<p>DNP …

Hands-on with North Korea's Operating System

North Korea has its own national desktop operating system and the very latest version, called Red Star 3.0, has leaked online, giving us a rare glimpse into what happens when you build something like an entire operating system in isolation.<p>Red Star 2.0 resembled Windows, but this new version has a …

These are the hackers who wrecked your holiday gaming

If you're a console gamer, you're probably all too aware of Lizard Squad, the hacker outlet that allegedly knocked both the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live offline for a good chunk of the Christmas break. But just why and how is this group causing so much grief? Thanks to the <i>Daily Dot</i>, we now …

So you wanna be a data scientist? A guide to 2015's hottest profession

Are you good at math? Like, <i>really</i> good at math? Do you also know Python and, oh yeah, have deep knowledge of a particular industry?<p>On the off chance …

Anonymous To 'Lizard Squad': Stop Attacking Tor

Anonymous, which has a long history of hacking and cyber attacking governments, corporations, and religions organizations, says, "We don't give a f--k about corporate bulls--t networks, we do care about 3rd world communications."<p>The Tor Project is one of the most effective sites for encrypted …

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