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The business challenges and benefits of identity and access management

This article can also be found in the Premium Editorial Download: Computer Weekly: The most influential people in UK IT 2014:<p>As organisations turn to …

Luna Washing Ball Cleans Your Clothes from Laundry Basket

<b>Luna Washing Ball</b> transforms your laundry basket into a washing machine, well, that’s the dream, more space and less effort to fabric care. It’s a …

American Doctor With Ebola 'Slightly Improved'

The latest American doctor to be infected with Ebola in West Africa is "slightly improved," his wife said after visiting him in a Nebraska hospital …

Disease

See-through cells to turn windows into solar panels

A film that lets in light when placed over windows, but also generates solar power, has been developed by a team of chemical engineers.<p>The …

Wrap Your Head Around This One: Potentially Immortal Bacteria That Eat Electricity and Could Become Living Batteries

One of the stranger (and little known) facts of nature is that our living cells are electric, or can carry electricity. Every thought, feeling and …

Atoms

Green news roundup: solar Apple, London air and threats to pangolins

The week's top environment news stories and green events<p>• If you're not already receiving this roundup, sign up here to get the briefing delivered to your inbox<p>Environment news<p>• Delaying climate action will carry heavy economic cost, White House warned<br>• Increase diesel taxes to fight pollution, say …

Half Dome Hikers Evacuated By Helicopter As Wildfire Rages In Yosemite National Park

Hikers were evacuated by helicopter from Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome on Sunday as a wildfire raged in nearby Little Yosemite Valley.<p>Photos on social media and webcam images from The Yosemite Conservancy showed the towering granite landmark with smoke and flames from the 400-acre …

U.S. Border Patrol Apprehending Fewer Central Americans

The number of Central American children and families being apprehended at the U.S.-Mexican border has dropped dramatically in recent months, according to the U.S. Border Patrol. There has been a 60 percent decline in apprehensions of minors since the record numbers making the illegal trek earlier …

Earth's new address: 'Solar System, Milky Way, Laniakea'

Analysis of galaxies shows local supercluster to be 100 times larger than previously thought.<p>The supercluster of galaxies that includes the Milky Way …

Universe

Tropical storm Norbert weaker, but still lashing Mexico coast

The storm had surged to a category three hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale but by Sunday had lost much of its punch and was downgraded to a tropical storm, packing top sustained winds of 60 miles (95 kilometers) per hour, said the US National Hurricane Center.<p>Norbert was expected to mostly …

Weather

Libya accuses Sudan of arming rebels

Libya has intercepted a Sudanese military plane loaded with ammunition in its airspace, and declared Sudan's military attache persona non grata, amid growing accusations Khartoum was supporting Islamist rebels in the country.<p>Libya's newly elected government accused Sudan on Sunday of breaching its …

Neighborhoods, cities contending with abandoned properties, 'zombie homes' from housing crisis

They are called "zombie homes" and neighborhoods have good reason to fear them.<p>New York has an estimated 15,000 of them — homes that have been abandoned by their owners, usually with foreclosures looming but before lenders are in control of the properties.<p>The houses fall into disrepair, become …

10 Digital Health Trends for the Next 20 Years

The Digital Health Revolution is upon us. Here are the ten trends that will impact each and everyone of us in the coming years to help us live healthier, stronger and smarter lives, for longer.

Unidentified Respiratory Virus Likely to Hit Kids Across Country

A respiratory illness that has already sickened more than a thousand children in 10 states is likely to become a nationwide problem, doctors say.<p>The …

Kroger looking to hire 20,000 permanent employees

Kroger Co. on Friday said it is looking to hire 20,000 permanent employees for its growing chain of supermarkets.<p>The Cincinnati company--one of the …

Employment

Aid Group: Sierra Leone Ebola Lockdown Won’t Halt Virus

Doctors Without Borders said Saturday that Sierra Leone’s proposed countrywide three-day “lockdown” will not help stop the spread of Ebola and could …

Disease

India prepares for shining return of gold demand

Festival season is kicking off in India – a period in which gold sales traditionally spike in the world’s largest consumer market for the precious …

India

Is NATO Ally Turkey Tacitly Fueling the ISIS War Machine?

Jihadis transit Turkey to get into the ranks of ISIS, and the Turks buy millions of dollars worth of diesel fuel that the murderers of Foley and …

U.S. Air Force: Swear to God—or Get Out

In a new, unexplained shift, the Air Force is compelling its troops to use the phrase ‘so help me God’ in their oaths or be discharged.<p>For years, …

Are European Rescuers Enticing Migrants to Their Deaths?

As Italy searches for a new approach to the refugee crisis, private philanthropists are trying to take up the slack—and the migrants keep drowning by …