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Why WebCrypto Encryption Matters: Apple’s Argument for Ditching Older Methods

In a recent WebKit blog post, Apple made a compelling argument for adopting some new coding standards for encryption. The technology behind those web …

JavaScript

Best password managers of 2017: Reviews of the top products

We are terrible at passwords. We suck at creating them (the top two most popular remain “123456” and “password”), we share them way too freely, and …

Encryption

New Discovery Reveals Quantum Particles Can Travel Backwards

Credit: CC0 Public Domain<p><i>Mathematicians reveal a unique property of quantum mechanical particles – they can move in the opposite way to the direction</i> …

Physics

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to be new White House press secretary

Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday was named the new White House press secretary, replacing Sean Spicer.<p>Incoming White House communications director …

Watch: Krauthammer Just Dropped Stunning Prediction About The Future Of Jeff Sessions

Advertisement - story continues below<p>Fox News commentator Charles Krauthammer said Thursday evening that President Donald Trump’s recent comments …

Donald Trump

Intel lets you stick an AI brain into your USB port

Want to give your PC an IQ boost? Intel's $80 Movidius Neural Compute Stick lets you plug some computing brains into your laptop's USB port.<p>The device, geared for tinkerers and programmers, can crank out 100 billion mathematical calculations per second while consuming a paltry 1 watt of power. …

Machine Perception

Elon Musk just got permission to build a hyperloop from New York City to D.C.

The hyperloop may be coming a lot sooner than any of us expected.<p>Elon Musk tweeted Thursday that he received verbal government approval to build a …

Autos

Report claims LG will be exclusive battery supplier for next year’s ‘iPhone 9’

Even though we are still well in the midst of iPhone 8 rumor season, a new report from The Korea Economic Daily flashes forward a year to the so-called ‘iPhone 9.’ The report claims that Apple has reached an agreement with LG Chemical for it to be the sole provider of the iPhone 9’s battery.<p>Apple …

Apple

The Most Swoon-Worthy Cast Photos From San Diego Comic-Con

<i>Kingsman</i>, <i>Shadowhunters</i>, <i>Legion</i>, and more!<p>Posted on July 21, 2017, 02:12 GMT<p><i>Kingsman: The Golden Circle</i><p>Corina Marie for BuzzFeed News<p>Halle Berry, Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Channing Tatum, Pedro Pascal, and Jeff Bridges.<p><i>Shadowhunters</i><p>Corina Marie for BuzzFeed News<p>Isaiah Mustafa, Dominic Sherwood, …

Cosplay

Climate change could transform one of Africa's driest regions into a wet one

Climate change is often connected to heat waves and hot temperatures. But researchers recently found very different weather patterns could arise in a …

Climate Change

MIT’s new app uses AI to look at food and tell you the recipe

If you’ve been following HBO’s hilarious <i>Silicon Valley</i> sitcom, then you’ll instantly giggle when you see MIT’s new food app in action. One of the …

Food

It Took 17 Years, but Tech Stocks Have Finally Recovered From the Dotcom Crash

Yet is another bubble emerging?<p>At long last, tech stocks have finally recovered all the losses they suffered during the bursting of the dotcom bubble …

Stocks

Netflix speeds on Verizon Wireless appear to be capped for some customers

Netflix says it’s not responsible for the arbitrary speed cap<p>With net neutrality fresh on the minds of many in the United States, it seems that the data speeds at which Verizon Wireless customers can stream Netflix videos have quietly been capped in some instances. A tipster directed <i>The Verge</i> to …

Net Neutrality

Microsoft beats Q4 estimates with strong cloud growth | ZDNet

Azure revenue was up 97 percent compared to a year earlier, helping to drive growth in Microsoft's intelligent cloud business segment.<p>Microsoft …

Microsoft

Turkey earthquake triggers 'small tsunami'

<b>A small tsunami has been reported on the Turkish coast following a strong earthquake, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre says.</b><p>The 6.7-magnitude quake hit 12km (seven miles) south of the Turkish city of Bodrum, in the Aegean Sea, with a depth of 10km, the agency said.<p>There have been no …

Refugees

Can Trump Find a Better Deal Than the U.S. Air Base in Qatar?

President Donald Trump recently boasted that he could shutter a critical U.S. air base in the tiny Gulf kingdom of Qatar, and “ten countries” in the …

Middle East

Turkey and Greece hit by strong earthquake: two dead and 100 injured – latest

Live updates as 6.7 magnitude quake strikes between resorts of Bodrum and Kos<p>Earthquake in Turkey and Greece leaves at least two dead in Kos

Earthquakes

The US Military ‘Liberated’ Mosul—by Destroying It

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest …

War

Trump's Nafta Wish List Offers No Quick Fix, Canada Envoy Says - Bloomberg

Negotiators will be hard-pressed to wrap up talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement anytime soon considering the Trump administration’s list …

United States

The Difficult Calculus Of Giving Guns To Non-State Militias

The Pentagon insists that arming Kurdish fighters–as President Trump ordered in May–is essential to beating ISIS. But do the benefits outweigh the risks?<p>In May, U.S. President Donald Trump authorized a plan to arm the YPG, a Kurdish militia in Syria. A month later, the YPG and their Arab partners …

U.S. Department of Defense

Here’s why China built that military base in Africa

China’s military made international news in early July when it announced the opening of its first overseas military base in Djibouti, a small country in the Horn of Africa. China says the base is simply a logistics building, poised to protect the country’s interests in the Gulf of Aden and Arabian …

War

A small German city finds it's not easy welcoming hundreds of Syrian refugees

I met Christa Schmidt over dinner with the Daas family, refugees from Palmyra, Syria, who are now living in Traunreut, Germany.<p>The Daases have been in Traunreut for almost six months, but the 76-year-old German tutor is the only German person in town whom they feel a personal connection with. With …

Refugees

The embargo of Qatar is hurting foreign workers more than Qatari citizens

When Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates led the imposition of a political and economic blockade on Qatar last month, there were immediate, far-reaching consequences: Flights were canceled and rerouted, Qatari citizens were expelled from other Arab states of the Persian Gulf, shipping routes …

Persian Gulf

Indonesia goes after Islamists - finally

Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has been criticized for giving too much room to Islamists in Indonesia, but it seems the president is finally taking a decisive …

Indonesia

Missing members of Burundi robotics team spotted crossing into Canada

Two members of an African robotics team who were reported missing from an international robotics competition in Washington, D.C. were spotted …

Africa

Trump at odds with his national security team over pro-Russia moves

The <i>Washington Post</i> reported yesterday that Donald Trump is scrapping “the CIA’s covert program to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels battling the …

Russia

Chinese state media: ‘Rising Hindu nationalism could lead to war, has hijacked Indo-China policy’

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>Doklam standoff: The Sikkim section has a special historical background and this is the only defined boundary …

Nationalism

The sheer scale of Italy's debt threatens global GDP

LONDON — The debt Italy owes to the rest of Europe — 25% of its GDP — is so bad that a default would "shatter" the country, cripple Europe with unpaid debts, and wipe 0.4% off global GDP, according to Oxford Economics analyst Taha Saei.<p>"If the Eurozone’s fourth largest economy were forced to leave …

Italy

Indian chicken farms found to breed drug-resistant superbugs

India’s rapidly expanding poultry industry has become a breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant superbugs that pose one of humanity’s most serious …

Agriculture

Trump might've found a loophole to rewrite trade agreements without anyone's permission

Last summer at the Camp Kotok economics retreat, I met a man who has done business with The Trump Organization and with Trump himself.<p>He said Trump scrupulously followed the law in all their deals. He also added Trump would often insert innocent-looking contract clauses that later harmed the other …

Economics