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Noninvasive Biopsies for Identifying Cancer
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:00:00 GMT
From https:
Ultrasensitive blood tests known as liquid biopsies promise to improve diagnosis and care

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


You've Done the Research: Now Share It with the World
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:00:00 GMT
From https:
Scientific American, the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and the Kavli Foundation announce a new course that teaches scientists how to write for the public

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Scientists Search a Gorge for the Secrets of Wind
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:15:00 GMT
From https:
Researchers hope to find a way to more accurately forecast wind strength

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Martin Shkreli, Who Raised Drug Prices 5,000 Percent, Heads Into Fraud Trial
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:00:00 GMT
From https:
Accusers say he lied to investors

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Most Opioid Prescriptions Are For People with Depression, Other Mood Disorders
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:00:00 GMT
From https:
The finding raises questions about how different people respond to pain

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Cash Is Falling Out of Fashion a Will It Disappear Forever?
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:45:00 GMT
From https:
Cash will likely become less popular, thanks to the high cost of using cash and the growing array of alternatives

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


The Beers and the Bees: Pollinators Provide a Different Kind of Brewer's Yeast
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:15:00 GMT
From https:
A North Carolina lab taps stinging insects for an ancient microbe to use in “bumblebeer”

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2017
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:00:00 GMT
From https:
Which 10 disruptive solutions are now poised to change the world?

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


10 Emerging Technologies to Watch
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:00:00 GMT
From https:
Innovations that are on the verge of making a difference to society

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


If Trump Won't Uphold the Paris Agreement, Will You?
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:00:00 GMT
From https:
If your answer is yes, declare your personal commitment by becoming a citizen-signer

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


World's Largest Wind Turbine Would Be Taller Than the Empire State Building
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:45:00 GMT
From https:
Massive, flexible blades would bend with storm winds like the palm trees that inspired them

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Protect funding for US earthquake early-warning system
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From feeds.nature
Donald Trumpas proposed cuts to ShakeAlert puts the west coast at risk.

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From feeds.nature
The week in science: 16a22 June 2017.

Chinaas genomics giant to make stock-market debut
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Once the world's biggest DNA sequencer for research, BGI is now looking to medical applications to boost profits.

How sea-floor sensors could save the world from natural disasters
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Geophysicists are racing to monitor underwater faults in Earthas crust so they can provide warning of the next big earthquake and tsunami.

HMS Queen Elizabeth on its maiden voyage
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:50:34 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
After nearly a decade of construction, Britainas biggest ever warship set sail for the first time today in an historic moment for the Royal Navy.


Facebook adds 4 new features to video chats in Messenger
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:43:25 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Facebook has added four new features worldwide. During video chats on Messenger, users can use animated reactions, filters, masks and effects, and screenshot any funny moments.


Canadian sniper kills an ISIS fighter from two miles away
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:42:17 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The bullet was fired from a McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle set up on a high-rise building, thought to be near Mosul in northern Iraq. It took 10 seconds to travel the 2.14 miles towards the terrorist.


Avis teams up with Google's Waymo for self-driving cars
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:37:28 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Avis is teaming up with Waymo on a self-driving car program by letting the cars park at select locations in Phoenix, AZ. The cars will also have access to maintenance services.


Rate of global sea level rise increased by 50% since 1990
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:29:42 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers led by the Ocean University of China in Qingdao, found that sea levels have risen by about 20 centimetres in the past century, and predict a steady acceleration this century.


Router hack risk 'not limited to Virgin Media'
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:00:17 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Last week, London-based security researchers SureCloud found that Virgin Media's Super Hub 2 uses short default passwords that could easily be cracked by attackers.


SNAILS have a homing instinct
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:57:20 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers from the University of Exeter carried out an experiment in a garden in Welwyn Garden City, and found that the snails all found their way home when moved.


Is King Harold buried underneath a Hertfordshire church?
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:41:12 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Harold Godwinson, who is famously depicted in the Bayeaux Tapestry taking an arrow in the eye from William the Conqueror's army, is long believed to have been buried at Waltham Abbey, Essex.


Does YOUR handwriting mark you as a 'Great Briton'?
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:25:17 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
A study conducted by a leading handwriting analyst at the Slough-based British Institute of Graphologists analysedA the handwriting of 10 of Britain's best ever minds.


Laser creates light a BILLION times brighter than the sun
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:10:07 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln fired an ultra high-intensity laser known as 'Diocles' at electrons suspended in helium.


Extinction event wiped out a THIRD of marine animals
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:07:29 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers at the University of Zurich and the Naturkunde Museum in Berlin have shown that a mass extinction event took place in the oceans around two million years ago.


Having a smartphone within arm's reach reduces brainpower
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:40:50 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The researchers, from the University of Texas at Austin, say that smartphones act as a 'brain drain' because part of our brain is always thinking about our device.


'Britain's X-Files' reveal UFO was spotted above Skegness
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:31:27 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The RAF were 'overruled at the highest level' and told to ignore the strange bright lights - which flashed over Skegness in 1996 - despite the fact several witnesses also spotted it (stock image).


Amazon may use robots in Whole Foods warehouses
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:24:31 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Experts told Bloomberg that Seattle-based Amazon sees the most immediate opportunities to reduce costs in the Whole Foods distribution centres.


Britain's biggest warship set to sail under Forth Bridge
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:19:45 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Before it can start policing the seas the APS3.1billion aircraft carrier must squeeze under a set of bridges as it makes its way out of dock at Rosyth and into the North Sea in a ten-hour operation.


Blasts of solar plasma on a collision course with Earth
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:07:42 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers from the University of Reading found that coronal mass ejections are cloud like structures that are influenced by solar winds, which makes them much harder to predict.


Insect-zapping 'photon fence' uses lasers to fry pests
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:52:46 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The fence, developed by Seattle-based Intellectual Ventures Lab, generates a 30-Watt wall of near-infrared light that can target specific species of insect and cook them in less than 25 milliseconds.


Facebook celebrates 20 years publication of Harry Potter
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:34:57 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
In a nod to the 20th anniversary of JK Rowling's book about the world-famous wizard, the social media site is jazzing up posts about the landmark book for users around the world.


Russia launches a rocket carrying a mysterious satellite
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:11:44 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Russia launched a modified version of its Soyuz rocket, with a mysterious satellite on board from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome on the edge of the Russian Arctic on Friday evening.


EU to slap Google with record fine this week, sources say
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:58:03 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The EU will impose a massive penalty against Google that would break the previous record of 1.06 billion euros set in 2009 against Intel, the US chipmaker, sources claim.


Builder discovers a 13th century SWORD in a bog in PolandA
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:07:47 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The sword, which is believed to date back to the late 13th or mid-14th century, was discovered by a builder in the Polish town of HrubieszA3w.


Anonymous claims NASA on verge of announcing alien life
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:55:56 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The video, released Tuesday on an unofficial YouTube channel claiming to be affiliated with Anonymous, repeats the text of three articles from the conspiracy website Ancient-Code.com.


SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:51:08 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off through low-lying fog at 1:25 p.m. PDT from Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Los Angeles.


Winston Churchill papers reveal plans for Channel Tunnel
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:50:42 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The note, signed and printed by Churchill, considers the possibility of a tunnel between Britain and France, but included emergency measures to be taken if the French became an enemy.


Decorated snail shell found in an Iraqi cave from 36,000BC
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:19:37 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The snail shell plaque was found by an international research team, led by Liverpool John Moores University, in the Shanidar Cave in northern Iraq.


Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:36:52 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Facebook is targeting global audiences from ages 13 to 34, with a focus on the 17 to 30 range. It is expected to release episodes in a traditional way, instead of dropping a season in one go.


90 email accounts compromised in Parliament cyber attack
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:02:39 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
A foreign state is thought to be responsible for the 'brute force' assault on the secure computer system with senior Whitehall sources warning it is 'inevitable' that information has been stolen.


Exclusive look at McLaren's space-age road-car simulator
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:38:29 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
These are the first images of the new simulator that McLaren will sell to other car makers so they can develop their own road cars. Rob Hull tested out the carmaker's technology first hand.


Insomnia is in your genes, not all in your head
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 03:00:44 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
A study has identified seven genes that put people at increased risk of developing sleeplessness - a whole new approach that gives new hope to those who have sleep problems.


How To Get Your Cat To Stop Meowing At Your Door At Night
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:00:00 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
Cats are great. They're awesome cuddlers and are cute as heck. But sometimes they're also jerks. Like when they step all over your face in the middle of the night. So, you close your bedroom door and they meow and scratch until you let them back in. Here's how to get them to stop so you can get some sleep. More A>>


Wanting To Be Happy Can Make You Unhappy; Here's What To Do Instead
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:00:00 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
A recent study in Depression and Anxiety found that social pressure to be happy can lead to increased levels of depression. More A>>


In Defence Of Fan Fiction And The 'Mary Sue'
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:00:34 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
Ever wondered what Harry Potter would do if he wasnat the Chosen One, and just worked in a coffee shop? Or if Iris West was the one struck by lightning instead of her fiancA(c)? Or maybe Luke Skywalker decided to take after his mother and solve problems diplomatically, while his more emotional sister took up her fatheras lightsaber? Then try the world of fan-fiction - an online community fanbase that is built on this idea of what-ifs. More A>>


Briefly: Love Hacks, NSW Police Vs Apple Fans, Surface Laptop Review
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:30:06 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including. Apple fanboys are getting trolled by the NSW Police Force, how Shadow Of The Colossus was released unfinished, the 8 most attractive qualities people look for in a partner. More A>>


KFC Is Doing A 2000km Chicken Run To Central Australia In A Giant Food Truck
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:00:19 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
A sleepy industrial park in the inner west of Sydney is a world away from remote Birdsville, Queensland and the 100 or so locals who call it home. about 2-3 dayas drive with the sun in your eyes. But this is where the voyage begins, as finishing touches are made to KFCas full-blown original recipe big rig. Dubbed aThe Colonela, itas ridiculous and over the top. Thereas a slide on the side. A festival within a festival headed to the Big Red Bash -- the worldas most remote music festival that sees Birdsvilleas population grow to over 7000. All in the shadow of a giant red sand dune on the edge of the Simpson desert. More A>>


The New Taxes Affecting Your Wallet From July 2017
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:30:07 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
The end of financial year (EOFY) is almost upon us. For many, this means a nice little return on the taxes you paid over the previous year. Unfortunately, it also means a slew of approved Federal taxes will be taking affect from July 1 2017. Here are the tax changes, policy tweaks and new levies that will be affecting your wallet from next month -- for better and worse. More A>>


All The Best MoviesA Coming To And Leaving US Netflix In July 2017
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:00:00 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
Still suffering from the winter blues? Netflix is here to help you warm up and/or chill with a roster of sizzling new movies and TV shows. Unfortunately, there are also some impending departures that you'll need to binge watch before they disappear from the service next month. Here's the full list. More A>>


Microsoft and US Courts Fight Over Access To Data Held Overseas
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:30:21 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
For the last four years, Microsoft has been fighting a battle with the US courts over the right for law enforcement to access data held in servers that are outside their physical jurisdiction. The battle concerns the email account of someone involved in a drug trafficking investigation. The US Government argues that they have jurisdiction as the data can be accessed by the click of a mouse from within the USA. Microsoft says that since the data is in Dublin, Ireland the US government lacks jurisdiction. More A>>


How To Get Smoke Smell Out Of Your Apartment
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
Just because your apartment wasn't the one on fire, doesn't mean you don't need to do a ton of cleaning afterwards. Here's what you can do to minimise the odour. More A>>


How To Choose (And Cook) The Perfect Beef Steak [Infographic]
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 04:30:25 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
In my humble opinion, a perfectly cooked steak is the finest meal there is. This remains true even if you're vegetarian. Sorry. Unfortunately, the "perfectly cooked" part is easier said than done, especially when it comes to thicker or oddly shaped cuts. If your steak always comes out too tough or unevenly cooked, this infographic can help -- it provides pointers for nine popular cuts of steak, from beef rump to filet mignon. More A>>


Instantly Receive All The Pics Friends Take At Your Wedding (Or Any Other Event) With This App
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 04:00:00 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
Sure, event photographers are great, but what about all those pictures your wedding and party guests are taking on their smartphones? Tracking down all those great images can be a huge pain after the event, but it doesn't have to be. If you get your guests to download this app first, you'll get all their photos instantly, and everyone can still snap pictures using the regular camera app on their iPhone or Android device. More A>>


Ask LH: How Can I Stop My Laptop From Burning My Thighs?
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 03:30:00 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
Dear Lifehacker, My laptop is hotter than the surface of the sun. No, seriously. It's a tad old, but I'm not ready to get rid of it yet. Unfortunately I can't use it without feeling like it's going solar on my thighs. Is this something I should be worried about, and how can I fix it? More A>>


Your Political Beliefs Make You Bad At Maths
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 03:00:00 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
According to a 2013 Yale study, when facts seem to contradict your political opinions, your brain will work so hard to protect your beliefs that you'll do worse at maths. And surprisingly, the effect is stronger on people who are usually good at maths. More A>>


Amazon Has Local Retailers Racing To The Bottom (And That's Very Bad For Business)
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 02:30:05 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
If you were in any doubt about the level of business acumen possessed by the leaders of many of Australia's largest retailers then the last week or so will have confirmed your expectations. Despite what many retailers think, Amazon's big advantage is not price - it's service. But events of the last week seem to have confirmed that Australian retailers are clueless when it comes to reacting to a changing market. More A>>


The Best Game Deals From Steam's 2017 'Summer' Sale [Updated]
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 02:15:14 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
It's the time of year that every PC gamer either loves or dreads (depending on the size of their bank balance.) Yup. the Steam 'Summer' Sale is back! The first round of Steam sales have already gone up and there are some killer deals to be had - you can score up to 90 per cent off. Let's take a look at the highlights! More A>>


Grilled Pineapple Wrapped In Prosciutto Is Your New Go-To Appetiser
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 02:00:00 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
When it comes to non-meats, pineapple is my absolute favourite thing to grill in this entire world. The caramelised, almost brulA(c)ed sugars and smoky flavours are magnificent in a cocktail, and the charred fruit makes a superlative burger or pizza topping. (That's right, pineapple on pizza is good; haters to the left.) More A>>


Deals: This Stress Relief App Uses Machine Learning To Chill You Out
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 01:45:37 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
Our world moves at a breakneck pace, making it easy to feel overwhelmed and stressed out. That's why it's important to find time to take care of yourself -- even if you only have a few minutes here and there. Thankfully, Aura's meditation teachers and therapists had our busy schedules in mind when making Aura Premium, a science-backed mindfulness tool to help you give anxiety the boot. More A>>


You Need To Try Freeview's New Netflix-Style Catch Up TV App
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 01:30:27 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
More and more Australian homes are shunning free-to-air TV, which is understandable considering the drivel pumped out by the commercial networks and their general contempt for viewers. Even so broadcast television is still a mainstay in many lounge rooms, with FreeviewPlus making it easier to find those hidden gems. Its streaming video service has undergone a Netflix-style makeover, making it easier to find something decent to watch on free-to-air television. Here are our first impressions. More A>>


OnePlus 5 Review: A Very Good Android iPhone Ripoff
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 01:00:03 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
The OnePlus employees seemed a little annoyed when I asked how they felt about people comparing its new device to an iPhone. Sure, both phones feature dual camera designs. Yes, the OnePlus 5 has curves that look a lot like an Apple product. Ugh, fine, it's a really good phone, too. What's the big deal? More A>>


Travel Hacker: The Savvy Way To Avoid The Stress Of Your Pre-Flight Journey
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:45:06 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
Holidays and flights are really fun experiences. But even the most relaxed of us can get a little stressed when it comes to flight logistics and making sure that we have everything we need. More A>>


Windows 10 S Is Not Ransomware-Proof
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:30:33 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
One of the bold claims made by Microsoft is that Windows 10 S will be impervious to all known forms of ransomware. This is because only apps that have been curated and distributed through the Windows Store can be run. However, it seems that Microsoft's claim forgot one little thing - macros. But we can learn from this. More A>>


How To Ask For A Pay Rise In Australia
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:20 +1000
From feeds.lifehacker.com
Asking for a pay rise is easier said than done for many employees. Building negotiating power is crucial to success - and it obviously helps to have skills that are in high demand. If it's been ages since you last received a pay bump, here are some practical tips to consider. More A>>


SpaceX completes launch and landing double bill
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:30:42 GMT
From bbc.co
The US rocket company makes two launches in just over 24 hours.

How the birth of the iPhone changed the world forever
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
It controls us. Look around any bus, restaurant or public space. Look into any sitting room, or through the windows of stopped cars at traffic lights.

Facebook to take on Netflix with own original TV shows
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:41:08 +0100
From independent.ie
Facebook is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted, TV-quality shows, with an aim of launching original programming by late summer, according to reports in the Wall Street Journal.

UK start-up bank to commence European push starting in Ireland
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:09:39 +0100
From independent.ie
Starling Bank, a financial startup, which lends money to consumers via smartphones, has said that it is to target expansion in the EU, despite concerns regarding the future of cross-border banking following Brexit.

Is Universal Basic Income a Solution to Tech Unemployment?
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:10:14 +0000
From https:
This spring, the Canadian province of Ontario announced that about 4,000 of its citizens will receive money as part of their ano strings attacheda basic income experiment. The goal is to explore how universal basic income can improve both the lives of the individuals receiving it and the nation at large. This isnat the first [...]


New Implants Could Treat Type 2 Diabetes Without Needles
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:06:48 +0000
From https:
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Minding type 2 diabetes at home is a laborious process involving time and calorie management, and sometimes needles. But it might not be all needles much longer.

The post New Implants Could Treat Type 2 Diabetes Without Needles appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Building Gaming Keyboard 2.0: Bigger, Better, Oranger
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:00:21 +0000
From https:
orangefinal

The last time I built a gaming board, I tried to keep it a little on the conservative side. This time, I wanted to go all-out and build something visually striking without ending up with a neon stealth fighter.

The post Building Gaming Keyboard 2.0: Bigger, Better, Oranger appeared first on ExtremeTech.



ET Deals: Save 86% on the Complete MATLAB Mastery Bundle
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:45:32 +0000
From https:
MATLAB

Data is useless if you can't properly use it, right? If you want to learn the skills necessary to visualize and analyze data in your field using MATLAB, you can learn how to best tackle the task at hand for just $27.

The post ET Deals: Save 86% on the Complete MATLAB Mastery Bundle appeared first on ExtremeTech.



IBM, US Air Force Are Building a Neuromorphic Supercomputer
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:02:28 +0000
From https:
truenorth head

IBM and the US Air Force are teaming up to build a massive supercomputer. The new system should be capable of processing data more like the human brain does, while simultaneously pairing that capability with more conventional CPUs.

The post IBM, US Air Force Are Building a Neuromorphic Supercomputer appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Major Hyper-Threading Flaw Destabilizes Intel Kaby Lake, Skylake CPUs
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:27:45 +0000
From https:
528188-intel-kaby-lake-processor-7th-generation-chip

A recent flaw discovered in Intel's Hyper-Threading can cause system instabilities or crashes. Debian recommends disabling HT until appropriate UEFI updates are available (and the flaw can affect all operating systems, including Windows).

The post Major Hyper-Threading Flaw Destabilizes Intel Kaby Lake, Skylake CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Google set to face record EU antitrust fine as soon as Tuesday: sources
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:32:41 -0400
From feeds.reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators are likely to impose a record fine on Alphabet unit Google over its shopping service as soon as Tuesday, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday, concluding one of three cases against the company.


Social media giants step up joint fight against extremist content
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:33:15 -0400
From feeds.reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Social media giants Facebook, Google's YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft said on Monday they were forming a global working group to combine their efforts to remove terrorist content from their platforms.


Alphabet partners with Avis to manage self-driving car fleet
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:49:00 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Alphabet Inc, signed an agreement with Avis Budget Group Inc under which the U.S. car rental firm will manage its fleet of autonomous vehicles, the companies said on Monday.


Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: WSJ
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:55:35 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted, TV-quality shows, with an aim of launching original programing by late summer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.


Western Digital objects to SK Hynix participation in Toshiba chip unit sale
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:20:09 -0400
From feeds.reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Western Digital Corp has told Toshiba Corp that it will not agree to a sale of the Japanese conglomerate's prized memory chip unit to a preferred bidding consortium that includes rival chipmaker SK Hynix Inc .


EU court seen ruling on Intel antitrust case next year: judge
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:08:48 -0400
From feeds.reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's top court is likely to rule on Intel's appeal against a record 1.06 billion euro ($1.19 billion) EU antitrust fine next year, an EU judge said on Monday, a case that may affect companies such as Google and Qualcomm in the EU's crosshairs.


Russia, upping pressure on Telegram app, says it was used to plot bombing
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:29:03 -0400
From feeds.reuters
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's FSB security service said on Monday that terrorists had used the Telegram messaging app to carry out a deadly suicide bombing on Russian soil, increasing pressure on the app days after the authorities accused it of breaking data laws.


China, Canada vow not to conduct cyber attacks on private sector
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:48:36 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - China and Canada have signed an agreement vowing not to conduct state-sponsored cyber attacks against each other aimed at stealing trade secrets or other confidential business information.


Short of IT workers at home, Israeli startups recruit elsewhere
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:39:43 -0400
From feeds.reuters
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - When Alexey Chalimov founded software design firm Eastern Peak in Israel four years ago he knew he would not find the developers he needed at home.


Seoul Semi says new 'Sun-like' LEDs could generate $400 million in sales by 2021
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:15:56 -0400
From feeds.reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Leading LED maker Seoul Semiconductor announced a new technology which it says minimizes the blue-light spike emitted by regular LEDs that is commonly blamed for sleep disturbances and other health problems.


U.S. solar demand could drop 66 percent if trade case succeeds: report
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:37:52 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - The U.S. solar industry would see two-thirds of expected demand dry up over the next five years if a trade case aimed at propping up the domestic panel manufacturing industry is successful, a new report said on Monday.


Firefighters battle flames near Spanish lynx wildlife reserve
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:22:37 -0400
From feeds.reuters
MADRID (Reuters) - Firefighters battled on Monday to control a forest fire near the Donana wildlife reserve in southern Spain that forced the evacuation of 2,000 people and the removal of endangered Iberian lynx from a breeding center on Sunday.


Global sea level rise accelerates since 1990, study shows
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:07:47 -0400
From feeds.reuters
OSLO (Reuters) - The rise in global sea levels has accelerated since the 1990s amid rising temperatures, with a thaw of Greenland's ice sheet pouring ever more water into the oceans, scientists said on Monday.


Hurricane Dora forms off Mexico's Pacific coast
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:20:09 -0400
From feeds.reuters
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Dora formed off the western coast of Mexico in the Pacific Ocean on Monday, but it was expected to slow and remain offshore, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.


Germany demands costly recall of 12 million diesel cars: sources
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:13:13 -0400
From feeds.reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Transport Ministry is pushing carmakers to update the engine management software in up to 12 million diesel vehicles in the country, people familiar with the talks told Reuters on Monday.


Private U.S. property insurers have highest first quarter catastrophe losses since 1994 quake
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:08:08 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - Private U.S. property casualty insurers suffered $7.3 billion in catastrophe losses during the 2017 first quarter, the worst such quarter since the 1994 earthquake in Northridge, California, a data company and trade group said on Monday.


Ten percent of fish caught in oceans get dumped: study
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:46:08 -0400
From feeds.reuters
OSLO (Reuters) - Fishing fleets dump about 10 percent of the fish they catch back into the ocean in an "enormous waste" of low-value fish despite some progress in limiting discards in recent years, scientists said on Monday.


French PM says no repealing bee-harming pesticide ban
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:46:05 -0400
From feeds.reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - France's government will not repeal a planned ban of bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides, the prime minister's office said on Monday after the country's farm minister said it should not be applied.


Villagers begin to mourn dead after deadly China landslide
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:43:02 -0400
From feeds.reuters
XINMO, China (Reuters) - Villagers in China visited what used to be their relatives' homes on Monday to mourn loved ones lost when a landslide swept down a mountain, with little hope of finding anyone alive after more than 48 hours of fruitless searching.


Tropical Storm Dora expected to become hurricane on Monday: NHC
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:24:50 -0400
From feeds.reuters
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Dora, located off the western coast of Mexico in the Pacific Ocean, is strengthening quickly and is expected to become a hurricane on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Sunday.


Nintendo Just Announced a Super Nintendo Classic Edition
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:38:21 +0000
From feedproxy.google
And it comes with an unreleased Star Fox sequel


Review: Amazonas New Echo Fixes the Originalas Biggest Shortcoming
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:00:48 +0000
From feedproxy.google
It fixes the original Echo's biggest shortcomings


NASA eyes close-up mission to Uranus, Neptune
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:00:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
New NASA mission ideas would study the gassy environments of Uranus and Neptune, two planets on the edge of the solar system that spacecraft have visited only once .


Craziest storm-chaser photos of tornado season
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:00:15 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
During tornado season, storm-chasing weather scientists get up close and personal with twisters


Humpback whale breaches super-close to boat
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:22:51 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
A peaceful fishing day got turned on its head after surprise whale visit


Almanac: Oceanographer Jacques Cousteau
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:46:33 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
On June 25, 1997, the great ocean explorer and advocate Jacques Costeau died at the age of 87. Jane Pauley reports on his life of adventure and innovation that inspired boundless fascination with the wonders of the sea. (For more information visit the Cousteau Society.)


Happy 10th birthday, iPhone
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:00:43 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
In June 2007 Apple released the very first iPhone - an iPod, phone and Internet connection all in one, operated via touchscreen and as futuristic-looking as a sci-fi gizmo. The earliest iPhone didn't have all the features or apps it has today, but it was revolutionary nonetheless. David Pogue, of Yahoo Tech, who was one of the very first journalists to play with the iPhone before its release, reports on the history of the personal device that changed the world.


The iPhone's indelible mark on our culture
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:47:03 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Thursday will mark 10 years since Apple released the first iPhone. The device changed the way we use the internet, shop, learn, take pictures and the way we communicate with each other. With more than a billion sold, it's become part of our culture. Anthony Mason reports.


Super NES Classic finally shows up - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:37:45 +0000
From feedproxy.google
After NES Classic Edition came and went, a mini version of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System will roll out Sept. 29 for $79.99 with 21 games.


Waymo taps Avis Budget Group to manage self-driving minivans - Roadshow
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:19:11 +0000
From feedproxy.google
No, that doesn't mean you can rent a self-driving Pacifica when you land at an airport on vacation.


Watch Ford's autonomous Fusion navigate a 'city' with ease - Roadshow
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:15:05 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The video takes place at Mcity, a fake city built exclusively for testing self-driving cars.


Go ahead, stare at the surface of the star Betelgeuse - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:15:39 +0000
From feedproxy.google
A new ALMA telescope image of the massive star Betelgeuse lets you safely gaze upon its blazing-hot surface.


Amazon may be gunning to take on Google Translate - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:42:02 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Thanks to Amazon, a giant web of online companies could start offering language translation to rival Google Translate, according to a report.


Takata files for bankruptcy after fatality-ridden airbag scandal - Roadshow
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:23:40 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Cost-cutting by any means necessary isn't always the smartest decision.


Anki's adorable toy robot Cozmo is back, and programmable - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:00:03 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Anki Cozmo gets the programmable upgrades it should have had all along with Cozmo Code Lab.


Pandora CEO Tim Westergren reportedly will step down - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:25:24 +0000
From feedproxy.google
This time, no encore? Pandora's co-founder and CEO is planning to step down from his second stint at the helm of the music-streaming company, according to a report.


'War for the Planet of the Apes' is ape-solutely astonishing - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:01:26 +0000
From feedproxy.google
It's gorilla warfare for Andy Serkis and friends in a jaw-dropping marriage of eye-popping effects and spellbinding performances (no spoilers).


Ohio government sites hacked with pro-Islamic State message - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:36:19 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The sites were defaced with a message threatening President Donald Trump.


We review our original iPhone review - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:20:57 +0000
From feedproxy.google
A decade after we tested the first iPhone, CNET annotates our review to see what we liked, what we hated and how the phone has changed.


Get a Canon EOS Rebel T6 dSLR kit for $344 - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:55:12 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Your phone's camera may be good, but it's nowhere near this good. This top-rated model would normally run you at least $100 more. Plus: a speaker that fits in your pocket and plays FM radio.


Harry Potter gets a Facebook Easter egg with this easy spell - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:54:29 +0000
From feedproxy.google
No wand required -- just type the magic words.


'Game of Thrones' author says spinoffs are 'moving forward' - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:35:52 +0000
From feedproxy.google
George R.R. Martin isn't revealing much, but "Thrones" fans will take any tidbits we can get about the mysterious new shows.


Australia pushes for weaker encryption at 'Five Eyes' meeting - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 04:24:11 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Australia says tech companies should be "thwarting" messaging encryption to stop terrorists, and it's pushing US companies in particular.


SpaceX doubleheader is a home run - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:56:18 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Elon Musk's private space company proves it can handle the pressure of rapid launches, which is key to its pitch of sending more people to space.


'Flawless': 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' earning social media raves - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:06:10 +0000
From feedproxy.google
With great power comes great reviews: Lucky folks who received an early peek at the film are praising it as one of Spidey's best.


Czech company hosts Facebook bikini contest to choose interns - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:06:31 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Commentary: Power conglomerate CEZ seems to think making potential interns wear bikinis and hard hats is cultural enrichment.


What it will take for cybersecurity to become common sense - CNET
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:29:20 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Changing your password needs to become like washing your hands after using the bathroom -- a habit. Weare a long way off from that.


Waymo taps Avis Budget Group to manage self-driving minivans - Roadshow
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:19:11 +0000
From feedproxy.google
No, that doesn't mean you can rent a self-driving Pacifica when you land at an airport on vacation.


Watch Ford's autonomous Fusion navigate a 'city' with ease - Roadshow
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:15:05 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The video takes place at Mcity, a fake city built exclusively for testing self-driving cars.


Takata files for bankruptcy after fatality-ridden airbag scandal - Roadshow
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:23:40 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Cost-cutting by any means necessary isn't always the smartest decision.


2018 BMW X3 Release Date, Price and Specs - Roadshow
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:12:14 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The X3 gains its first M Performance model, as well as a bevy of tech updates including gesture control.