Yasser Almrgamy

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Android Simplelocker ransomware encrypts SD card files

<b>A security firm says it has found the first confirmed case of ransomware that encrypts files held by Android devices.</b><p>Eset reports that the Trojan - called Simplelocker - targets SD cards slotted into tablets and handsets, electronically scrambling certain types of files on them before demanding …

Matthew McConaughey Presents Sandra Bullock with “Decade of Hotness” Prize

<b>Sandra Bullock</b> had the best response to receiving one of Spike TV’s Guys Choice Awards last night. They “honored” her with a “Decade of Hotness” prize to which Bullock responded, “What decade? I have several under my belt.” The presenters of the award were a trio of Bullock’s former on-screen …

Intruder Breaks Into Sandra Bullock's Home While She Was Inside

After celebrating her win at Saturday’s Spike TV Guys’ Choice Awards, Sandra Bullock had a less light-hearted encounter when she arrived at her Los …

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Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Amazon Kindle Update

Inside Flipboard / June 4, 2014<p>Now that the latest Kindle Fire HDX tablet is out, Amazon fans can make magazines on Flipboard and curate articles …

Making artificial vision look more natural

In laboratory tests, researchers have used electrical stimulation of retinal cells to produce the same patterns of activity that occur when the …

Has science solved the mystery of the hiccup? Don't hold your breath

It happens in the blink of an eye: your breathing muscles contract, your vocal cords clamp shut and out comes that unmistakable sound: "hic".<p>We all get hiccups from time to time. So do cats, rats and human foetuses. Perhaps you ate too quickly, got too excited or drank something carbonated. Or you …

'Life: Magnified' Shows Off the Wonders of the Cell

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Planet-Hunting SPHERE Detector Snaps First Images

A new instrument designed to give scientists a direct look at nearby alien worlds has seen its "first light" in Chile, astronomers announced Wednesday.<p>Called SPHERE (for Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch), the new alien planet detection tool was mounted on the European Southern …

Painting the light fantastic: Photos show eerie hybrid art form

Some painters use oils. Others use pastels or charcoal. And still others use light. That's right, light.<p>Janne Parviainen from Helsinki, Finland, is one such artist. With experience in both photography and painting, he uses long camera exposures and a variety of lights to create images that straddle …

G7 holds off from further Russia sanctions

Leaders of the G7 group of industrial nations have limited themselves to warning Russia of another round of sanctions as they urged President Vladimir Putin to stop destabilising Ukraine.<p>On the first day of the group's summit in Brussels on Wednesday, the bloc said that Putin must pull Russian …

Stuart Franklin: how I photographed Tiananmen Square and 'tank man'

At the start, Tiananmen Square had the atmosphere of a festival. Most people couldn't see the hunger strikers – they saw the crowds marching with banners and music being played. Lots of things were surprising about the events in Tiananamen Square, even the demonstration itself. It's pretty rare in …