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Cancer Patients Get Little Guidance From Doctors On Using Medical Marijuana

<b>Please</b> <b>sign up here</b> <b>to get occasional updates from WBUR's ongoing series, "This Moment in Cancer."</b><p>Even three queasy pregnancies didn't prepare Kate Murphy for the nonstop nausea that often comes with chemotherapy.<p>In the early months of 2016, the Lexington, Mass., mother tried everything the doctors …

Cannabis

New Snowden documents prove the hacked NSA files are real

The key to confirming the leaked files, which was uploaded to various file-sharing sites earlier this week by a group called the "Shadow Brokers," came in a top-secret agency manual published on Friday by Sam Biddle of The Intercept. It instructed NSA hackers on how to track their malicious …

Security

Microsoft MCSA SQL Server + Cloud Computing Certification Exam Prep, Save 92%

We have a great deal on the Microsoft MCSA SQL Server + Cloud Computing Certification Exam Prep in our deals store today, you can save 92% off the …

Databases

An Ashley Madison user received a terrifying blackmail letter

We've just had the latest glimpse of this via a terrifying ransom demand shared with Graham Cluley, a security researcher who has been reporting on the breach.<p><b>(Scroll down for the original letter.)</b><p>In July, the extramarital affairs dating website was targeted by unknown hackers, and highly …

Freedom of Information

Attack on Cisco routers just got a lot bigger

A major cyber attack on routers from Cisco Systems is worse than previously believed, according to a report Monday by security research group …

Cybersecurity

Russian Spy Gang Hijacks Satellite Links to Steal Data

If you're a state-sponsored hacker siphoning data from targeted computers, the last thing you want is for someone to locate your command-and-control …

Computer hacking probe dropped after four years

Prosecutors announce that no charges will be brought in Operation Kalmyk after it emerged that the historic offences had a statute of limitations<p>A four-year investigation into computer hacking has resulted in no charges being brought against any of the suspects, after prosecutors ran out of …

Computer Hacking

Exposed: The BlackBerry Venice caught from all angles

In days long past, arguably two companies commanded high court among the grand arena of phones: Nokia and BlackBerry. Whereas the former took a path that many have criticized and lamented, the latter looks to be heading towards one Espoo should have embarked on from the onset: open adoption of …

Mobile Technology

Full Ashley Madison Hacked Data Apparently Dumped On Tor

Hacked data from online extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison has apparently been leaked online, after a threat by a group of hackers to do so earlier this summer if the service did not shut down (which it has not).<p>In July the group, which calls itself The Impact Team, published a range of …

Security

How to turn your Windows 10 PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot

Have you ever wanted to share your wired Internet connection with the rest of your devices? With Windows 10 and a free app, the process is fairly …

Google announces OnHub, a $200 router focused on simplicity

Routers have never been particularly exciting pieces of technology, but now Google is trying to change that. It announced today that it's created a router called OnHub. OnHub is supposed to be easy to set up and manage, have high performance, and be able to tie together smart home accessories. The …

Wi-Fi

0-day attack on Firefox users stole password and key data: Patch now! | Ars Technica

Exploit found in the wild prompts emergency update, advisory to change passwords.<p>A website in Russia has been caught exploiting a serious zero-day …

IT security

Man born with "virtually no brain" has advanced math degree

The subject of this paper grew up with a normal cognitive and social life, and didn't discover his hydrocephalus -- which had all but obliterated his …

Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Has Microsoft suddenly pushed us into the age of "Star Trek" and "Minority Report"? For those confused about what's actually going on with the company's new head-mounted gadget, here's the rundown.<p>Microsoft has a vision for the future, and it involves terms and technology straight out of science …

Augmented Reality

DevNation - Call For Papers, Program Committee and Raising Excitement

You have heard about DevNation before, did you? It is a 3-day technical, open source, polyglot conference for full-stack application developers and …

Red Hat

An easy detox to cleanse your body for the new year

Getty Images<p>Cleansing isn’t about depriving your body of food or nutrients — instead, it is a chance to retrain your palate to acquire a taste for …

Wellness

The next big step for cellular networks isn’t 5G. It’s the cloud

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom Illustration<p>At Mobile World Congress next week we’re going to hear a lot about 5G, that amorphous term for the …

The networked car is no longer just an idea; it will be mandated in future vehicles

Advertisement<p>28 Comments<p>For the last two years, automakers and the U.S. Department of Transportation have been investigating the idea of cars talking …

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10 Reasons To Lift Weights With Your Vagina, In Case You Were Wondering

Ladies ladies, settle down.<p>Finally, the much-anticipated video, "Ten Reasons to Lift Weights with Your Vagina" has been posted by "liberation master" and sex coach, Kim Anami. Fine, so maybe you never knew there was even <i>one</i> good argument for lifting weights with your vagina, but behold: there are …

Tracked Since Birth: The Rise Of Extreme Baby Monitoring

Does tracking a baby’s every movement, cry, and wet diaper mean happier parents and healthier infants, or are we turning our kids into Tamagotchis for no reason?<p>Elle Lucero has been tracked since birth.<p>For the first 10 months of her life, her mother, Yasmin, kept detailed records of Elle’s sleep …

Parenting

Amazon wades into big data streams with Kinesis | Ars Technica

Service is designed to take on data firehoses like Twitter's in AWS' cloud.<p>Jumping on the “real-time” bandwagon, Amazon today announced Kinesis, a …

Google Has Designed A Throat Tattoo That Is Also A Lie Detector

The tattoo isn't permanent — it's applied to a sticky substance on the skin.<p>The intent of the device is to allow someone to wear a communications device on their throat, keeping a mobile phone or similar device in their pocket. The tattoo communicates with the device, transmitting conversation. …

Lie Detection

'Invisible' Bike Helmets Are A Real Thing Now

If so, then two Swedish industrial design students have solved your problem and have created an "invisible helmet" for cyclists.<p>Bike helmets are a very important safety feature, especially for those who cycle around a busy city where both drivers and pedestrians can be a problem. But there is no …

Bicycle Helmets

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Xbox One: our first look at the new console, controller, and Kinect

After Microsoft's big reveal, we've finally had time to get a closer look at the new Xbox One, the Kinect 2, and the new controller for the new console. For the most part, they're more tweaks on the existing devices than huge changes to what already exists – the console is a big, wide, flat …