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The Computer Virus Stuxnet Almost Prompted World War III

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Cyberwarfare

A Hacker Has Wiped a Spyware Company’s Servers—Again

"I don't want to live in a world where younger generations grow up without privacy."<p>Last year, a vigilante hacker broke into the servers of a company that sells spyware to everyday consumers and wiped their servers, deleting photos captured from monitored devices. A year later, the hacker has done …

Security

'Regulating cryptocurrencies can help boost trust in them'

Regulations for cryptocurrencies can help boost public trust in them as many nations are looking to take advantage of this disruptive innovation, …

10 PARKING GARAGE SOLUTIONS YOU MUST SEE

PhD student wins 1 Bitcoin by hacking DNA

PhD student Sander Wuyts from Belgium has won a Bitcoin by deciphering a code concealed in a tube of DNA. The challenge was issued in January 2015, …

Can The Lightning Network Solve Bitcoin's Scalability Problems?

As global regulators, financial institutions and governments grapple with the concept of digital currencies, and Bitcoin traders and investors begin …

UAE launches app for Indians seeking work visas

The United Arab Emirates has launched a smartphone app for Indians seeking work visas that is aimed at streamlining the process and completing most …

India to beat China as fastest growing economy in 2018: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected that India will regain its fastest growing economy tag among developing countries in 2018, with a …

Banks freeze accounts of top Indian crypto exchanges

Several banks including SBI, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Yes Bank, and ICICI Bank have reportedly suspended accounts of top Bitcoin exchanges in India over …

US government shuts down as Senate fails to pass new budget

The US government has officially shut down after the Senate failed to agree on a bill to fund the government until February 16, causing the fourth …

Intel admits data centre performance slowdown after Meltdown and Spectre updates

Good and bad news from Intel regarding the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities; firmware updates are being pushed through for the vast majority of …

Union Budget will probably tackle rural distress and unemployment

In context: What to expect from Budget 2018?<p>17 Jan 2018Union Budget will probably tackle rural distress and unemployment<p>❮<p>Unemployment'Educated …

Asia-Wide Cryptocurrency Clampdown Escalates

During the course of this month, a number of widely traded cryptocurrencies have suffered major corrections as Asian authorities escalate their …

Today's cryptocurrency market plunge has sent the collective capitalization to below $500 billion, with many top-15 coins down 30% or more https://t.co/uEKE4XCOHu

Aadhaar users to be verified using face authentication

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday announced the introduction of face authentication feature for Aadhaar users by July 1, …

Nissan Electric Car To Be Cheapest EV In India

Nissan electric car to be manufactured in India, likely to be a budget small car.Nissan has no plans to locally produce the Leaf EVNissan is looking …

General Motors reveals images of car without driver controls

General Motors on Friday revealed images of a self-driving car without either a steering wheel or pedals and applied for regulatory permission to put …

Intel's CES 2018 event in 15 minutes

CNET's best tech of CES 2018

World's richest man Jeff Bezos was once a cook at McDonald's

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, whose net worth reached $106 billion this week, earlier worked as a cook at McDonald's. He launched Amazon in 1994 selling …

Bitcoin drops $2,000 in value as South Korea announces planned trading ban

The value of bitcoin plunged 13.5% in the early hours of Thursday after news hit that South Korea is planning to ban cryptocurrency trading.<p>News of the ban follows the raiding of local cryptocurrency exchanges by police and tax authorities over alleged tax evasion, as one of the key nations driving …

Cryptocurrency

Vivo unveils world’s first ‘full-production’ smartphone with in-display fingerprint sensor

After years of uncertainty, production trouble, last-minute drama and smartphone vendor anxiety, a happy end to the in-display fingerprint scanner …

In Vivo

This Wild New Laptop Uses Your Phone as a Touchpad and Second Screen

Smartphones have long been taking over the key duties of laptop and desktop computers, like checking email, browsing the web, and posting to social …

Consumer Tech

WIRED Recommends: The best gadgets and gear in 2018

WIRED Recommends is our definitive guide to the best gadgets, gear and new products. This list covers our number one picks for every category we've …

Audiophile

Kia deal an ACE in Las Vegas at the CES

Korean car giants Kia were among the automotive firms giving us an insight into the tech of the future at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. …

High-speed Rail

Why Samsung's Home of the Future Concept Scares the Hell Out of Me

Picture this: you live in the future. Your gadgets are voice-controlled. You’re lazy, so you don’t want to walk over to a smart speaker to bark your …

Smart Homes

Dell is launching a jewelry line -- wait, what?

Dell made a showing at this year’s CES, with two new laptops, including the XPS 13 and XPS 15 2-in-1. It also brought a collection of monitors and accessories. So far, so expected.<p>But Dell’s other product came as a bit of a surprise: The company is launching a line of gold jewelry in collaboration …

Jewelry