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ATM malware available online for only $5,000

Malware which forces ATMs to hemorrhage cash has been discovered for sale on the Dark Web at an unfortunately accessible price.<p>Researchers have …

Security

A remote $43 million island facility could be a game changer for India’s solar sector

One of the major gaps in India’s renewable energy sector is getting plugged.<p>Despite the low prices and abundance of renewable energy sources, solar power still accounts for just 1.6% of the power generated in India. This is partly because of the transient nature of solar power. Since sunshine is …

Renewable Energy

Apple iOS 11.0.3 Starts Causing Problems

Here we are again. Following Apple iOS 11’s troubled launch and the rushed releases of iOS 11.0.1 (which made things worse) and iOS 11.0.2 (which did …

iOS

Microsoft claims Windows 10 ARM battery life will be a ‘game-changer’ for laptops

Microsoft first unveiled its plans for ARM-powered Windows laptops last year. The new devices will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor, and will support traditional desktop apps thanks to an emulator in Windows 10. While Qualcomm previously promised laptops before the end of the year, …

Microsoft

Bugatti and Koenisegg Beware, the Apollo IE is Coming

New life gets breathed into Gumpert<p>Between 2005 and 2012, a German supercar manufacturer called Gumpert built what is likely the most divisive of supercars, the Apollo. While its performance credentials were better than most track-based thoroughbreds, the looks were anything but desirable thanks to …

Sports Cars

5 Little Words That Will Make You a Much Better Leader

Author Simon Sinek offers a dead simple mantra to instantly level up your leadership.<p>We all know great leaders excel at articulating their vision. What's less often appreciated is that listening is an equally valuable leadership skill.<p>Why? First, because feeling truly heard is deeply empowering for …

Leadership

The Equifax Hack Has the Hallmarks of State-Sponsored Pros

In the corridors and break rooms of Equifax Inc.'s giant Atlanta headquarters, employees used to joke that their enormously successful credit …

Security

This Trader Made 295% on Cryptocurrency Derivatives

Jay Smith has little doubt the cryptocurrency market will crash.<p>The price of bitcoin has increased sixfold in the past year, despite a 25 percent …

Cryptocurrency

The most valuable data tech companies collect about you

The privacy debate tends to focus on how big companies handle "private" information like Social Security Numbers, credit histories, financial …

Machine Learning

Password-theft 0-day imperils users of High Sierra and earlier macOS versions | Ars Technica

Rogue apps can exfiltrate all plaintext passwords, no master password required.<p>There's a vulnerability in High Sierra and earlier versions of macOS …

Information Security

Master The Handstand With This Exercise You Can Do On Your Couch

Netflix and inverted chill<p>Playing around with handstands can be fun, but throwing yourself into this technical movement without properly prepping your body for its unique demands can be dangerous.<p>In the video above, former USA gymnast Dave Durante, a coach at New York’s Solace and co-owner of Power …

Fitness

Singapore Cryptocurrency Firms Facing Bank Account Closures

Singapore banks have closed accounts of several companies which specialize in providing cryptocurrency and payments services, according to two local …

Banking

New SEC Cyber Unit to Police ICOs and Other DLT 'Violations'

The SEC will target violations involving distributed ledger technology and initial coin offerings (ICOs) as part of a new effort to fight …

Bitcoin

Feeling Off? Here Are 7 Key Indicators Your Life Is Out Of Balance

If things don't feel right, they probably aren't.<p>Chances are, your life is probably out of balance.<p>Entrepreneurs especially struggle with routine. It's the nature of the lifestyle, in the sense that it encourages you to say "Yes" to anything and everything--assuming you'll figure out how to make it …

Self-improvement

Chinese government blocks WhatsApp chat service

Facebook might have to lower its billion-user tally now that its encrypted text-messaging service is reportedly no longer available in China.<p>Chinese authorities have apparently squelched another service -- Facebook's WhatsApp text-messaging service.<p>The popular app -- more than a billion people use …

Encryption

Breach at Deloitte Exposes Emails, Client Data

Intrusion may have resulted from company's failure to properly secure a key administrator account.<p>Big Four accounting giant and cybersecurity …

Security

Brands Must Look Beyond the Logo to See the Big Picture

Brands focused on looking for their logos on social media networks to get a handle on marketing return on investment may be missing the bigger …

Social Media Marketing

KITEX Announces ICO Details for its Decentralized E-commerce Platform

KITEX has set out a goal to disrupt the commerce industry by developing a truly decentralized e-commerce platform, KITEX is an open source, …

Bitcoin

Facebook re-licenses React under MIT license after developer backlash

A major barrier to the adoption of Facebook’s React front-end library has been its license. Facebook chose to use a BSD-derived license that contained some troubling terms surrounding patent litigation.<p>But this is no longer an issue, as Facebook has announced it intends to re-license React – and …

JavaScript

Apple Watch Series 3 Launches With Nightmare Cellular Connection Issues

If you received your Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE capabilities, you have likely run into some problems. Yesterday, there were complaints about …

Smartwatches

Follow these 6 savings life hacks if you want to retire early

Retiring early may seem like a dream, but with these retirement planning and savings tips, you could make that dream a reality.<p>Saving your money is …

Money

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k - Summary and Application [Part 1/2]

Russia fights extradition of alleged hacker to United States after his arrest in Spain

MADRID — Russian authorities are fighting the extradition of an alleged Russian hacker from Spain to the United States, the suspect’s lawyer said …

Security

Marks & Spencer has just launched a delivery dinner service

There’s nowhere quite like M&S Simply Food.<p>It’s the kind of place busy mums buy ready meals when they’ve left their kids in an afterschool club just …

Marks & Spencer

Some Android 8.0 Oreo users are alarmed that their alarms aren't going off since the update

Android Oreo (8.0), the latest Android update, which had arrived in Google Pixel and a few other devices, seems to be not so sweet to some of the new …

Android Oreo

CoinDash heist: Alleged Ethereum hacker gave back $3m sparking mystery about the heist

In July, a hacker stole $7m worth of Ethereum from CoinDash in less than 5 minutes during an ICO.<p>In an extremely puzzling turn of events, a hacker …

Security

The 20 photographs of the week

The Mexico earthquake, the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar and the Catalan vote of independence – the news of the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists

Cox's Bazar

Good, Bad and Ugly Side of ICOs

Our London correspondent Nick Ayton explores the darker and lighter sides of cryptocurrencies, the Blockchain and the emerging world of Initial Coin …

Bitcoin

Major cyber-attack will happen soon, warns UK's security boss

A head of the National Cybersecurity Centre predicts the most serious level of hacking will happen within years<p>A “category one” cyber-attack, the most serious tier possible, will happen “sometime in the next few years”, a director of the National Cybersecurity Centre has warned.<p>According to the …

Cybersecurity

Nest’s cheaper thermostat is better than the original

Usually when a company releases a cheaper version of its flagship product, it’s notably worse in some way in order to justify the cheaper price and to keep from cannibalizing the original, more expensive option.<p>Nest didn’t do that. Instead, the company that made the smart thermostat popular with a …

Home Automation