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Instagram users are reporting the same bizarre hack

Krista, an Instagram user with more than 4,500 followers on her fitness account, noticed something strange on Saturday evening: she had been logged …

Social Media

Sylvester Stallone and Richard Mille Unveil the Ultimate Survivalist’s Watch

The RM 25-01 comes with a tourbillon, a mountable compass, a level, and a cache of water purification tablets.<p>Richard Mille has seriously beefed up …

Microsoft’s undersea data center now has a webcam with fish swimming past 27.6 petabytes of data

Any fin is possible<p>If you’ve always wanted to watch fish swim past a data center with 27.6 petabytes of storage, stop surfing around as today is your lucky day. Microsoft has taken the oppor-tuna-ty to install a webcam next to its undersea data center, offering live views of just how well the metal …

Scotland

Researchers Find Flaw WhatsApp That Could Allow Hackers to Modify And Send Fake Messages

The report of the flaw comes as the Facebook-owned is coming under increasing scrutiny as a means of spreading misinformation due to its popularity …

Government (India)

Are the health benefits of turmeric too good to be true?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alzheimer's disease. Diabetes. Arthritis. Unwanted hair growth. Baldness. Infertility. Erectile dysfunction. Hangovers. Glaucoma. Cancer.<p>If you have an ailment, there's a good chance that someone, somewhere, is studying whether turmeric can treat it. There are more than 15,000 manuscripts …

Food

Boats, donkeys and their own two feet: How kids around the world get to school

<b>(CNN) —</b> Back to school season in the United States brings droves of big yellow school buses and crammed carpool lanes, but in other parts of the world, how children commute to class can vary widely.<p>In some remote fishing communities near Zamboanga City in the Philippines, schoolchildren row donated …

Commuting

Here's What to Know About Avicenna, Great Medical Mind of the Islamic Golden Age

Astronomy, medicine, theology, physics, arithmetic, poetry — there was seemingly no discipline left untouched by the renowned polymath Avicenna, …

Google Doodle

The New, $215,000 Ferrari Portofino Will Blow Up Your Expectations

This summer has been an emotional one for Ferrari and its devotees.<p>Sergio Marchionne, the much-beloved Ferrari NV boss who boosted the brand’s value …

Carbon Fiber

Solving Everest's mounting poop problem

<b>(CNN) —</b> When climbing enthusiasts take a stab at the highest mountain in the world, thinking about their bodily waste is probably low on their list of priorities.<p>This season, porters working on Everest schlepped 28,000 pounds of human waste — the equivalent weight of two fully-grown elephants -- …

Mount Everest

From Amazon to Alibaba, Grocers' Agony Is Endless

Want to know what Amazon.com Inc. will be doing in physical retail tomorrow? Look at what is happening in China today.<p>If you’d taken this advice, you wouldn’t have been surprised when the behemoth spent $13.7 billion last year buying Whole Foods. Eighteen months earlier Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. …

eCommerce

7 Job Skills Of The Future (That AIs And Robots Can't Do Better Than Humans)

When I talk to people about AI (artificial intelligence) and the 4th industrial revolution, I often get asked what skills we should develop to prepare ourselves.<p>My answer is twofold: First, it’s important to understand the developments in AI and technology. Learn about the advancements being made …

Artificial Intelligence

Can you recover the smart grid after a cyberattack? The Department of Energy finds out

The project will investigate the consequences of attacks on energy infrastructure and how long it takes systems to recover.<p>The US Department of …

Cybersecurity

Singapore minister: Major cyberattack may be state-linked

SINGAPORE (AP) — A cyberattack that breached 1.5 million health records in Singapore has been attributed to sophisticated attackers who may be state-linked, a Cabinet minister said Monday.<p>S. Iswaran, minister for communications and information, said in Parliament that the government's detailed …

Cybersecurity

Chase now offers phone-based withdrawals at 'nearly all' ATMs

It took a long, long time, but Chase's phone-based ATM withdrawals are finally widespread. The bank has expanded its card-free access to "nearly all" of its ATMs across the US, giving you one less reason to panic if you leave your wallet at home. As before, you can get in by tapping a device with a …

FinTech

Ferrari Book Costs More Than A Camry And Comes With Epic Stand

A cheaper version without the chrome pedestal would still likely be the most expensive book in your collection.<p>The ultimate Ferrari book arrives in …

John Elkann

Here's What Really Goes Down at a Clothing-Optional "Erotic" Couples Resort

• Popsugar<br>• Love & Sex<br>• Personal Essay<p>What Happens at a Sex Resort<p>Here's What Really Goes Down at a Clothing-Optional "Erotic" Couples Resort<p>Shares<p>My …

Riviera Maya

Supply Chain Attacks Increase As Cybercriminals Focus On Exploiting Weak Links

Companies of all sizes and spanning all industries are aware of the security risks that are out there. They understand security best practices and invest heavily in the tools and processes necessary to protect data and network resources from exploits and malicious code.<p>Granted, there are plenty of …

Cybersecurity

Is Financialization A Double-Edged Sword For Bitcoin And Cryptocurrencies?

<i>This is the second of a three-part series exploring the building rivalry between cryptocurrencies and Wall Street. The first part is here.</i><p>A parallel financial system is forming outside the incumbent financial system, and institutional investors are “financializing” it as they enter. The new system …

Cryptocurrency

SamSam Ransomware Hackers Rake in $5.9 Million

Sophos came to the $5.9 million figure by identifying which Bitcoin addresses the hackers had been using to receive the ransom payments. In total, …

Ransomware

Privacy Revolution: How Blockchain Is Reshaping Our Economy

The internet has provided an unparalleled means of communicating with people all over the world. There are more than 60 billion messages sent per day on WhatsApp and Facebook messenger combined as well as 269 billion emails sent on a daily basis. However, these platforms have slowly become …

Blockchain

Prisoners 'Hack' $225,000 in Credits From Digital System – But the Victim Is the One Under Fire

Earlier this month, Idaho prison officials discovered that 364 prison inmates had exploited a vulnerability in tightly controlled tablets provided by …

Mobile Devices

The Things That Women Notice About Men First

It's important for any man to have a strong male role model as they mature into the years and grapple with the toils of courtship. We're not saying …

Men's Fashion

Who Owns Which Car Brands?

The auto industry has a very confusing family tree. The past decade has seen partnerships, sales, separations, bankruptcies, and entire divisions …

General Motors

Here’s the difference between blockchain and distributed ledger technology

Blockchain is being explored by a wider and wider audience everyday, and traditional centralized bodies like banks and governments are starting to take interest into what the tech can do for them.<p>But there is a new term that is starting to crop up more frequently in the cryptocurrency space: …

Blockchain

How To Develop More Emotionally Intelligent Employees

In the quest to develop leaders who will foster a culture of equity and inclusion in the workplace, a critical factor to assess is emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence (EI) is defined as our ability to recognize our emotions as well as the emotions of other people. Individuals who are …

Emotional Intelligence

Horny Researchers Reveal How Porn Stars Stack Up Against Reality

Have you ever wondered how you would stack up against a porn star? Not, like, literally up against them; in terms of physique, sexual preferences and …

United States

10 Ways Mobile Payments Can Change Customer Interactions

Consumers regularly carry their smartphones wherever they go, so having the option of using their devices to make payments adds one potential way of making lives simpler. This idea is gaining popularity: Worldwide global mobile payment revenue is expected to reach $930 billion in 2018, according to …

Customer Experience

Rare footage shows how the Queen's butlers navigate Buckingham Palace's winding corridors

Ever wondered how the Queen's staff wind their way around through vast halls and countless corridors of Buckingham Palace?<p>Well, now you can see exactly what it's like, thanks to rare footage shared by the official Royal Family Twitter account.<p>In the video, you can see the route from the kitchens to …

Buckingham Palace

Vibrio Bacteria Death Shows Why You Should Beware Of Raw Oysters

The world may be an oyster, but you may want to make sure that you cook it first. As the recent death of a 71-year-old man showed, there are real risks of eating raw oysters. Here is a WTSP News report of the death:<p>The oysters apparently were tainted with <i>Vibrio vulnificus</i>, which is considered a …

Oysters

These are the 25 brands that millennials love the most

For the past decade, experts have been trying to decipher the shopping habits of millennials.<p>These budget-conscious, sustainability-driven consumers have different priorities than the previous generation, which has created a big shift in brand marketing.<p>Market research firm Morning Consult recently …

Home Depot