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Yahoo says hackers stole info in 500 million user accounts

If a breach is confirmed , Yahoo would likely force users to change their passwords, said Linn Freedman, a privacy attorney with Robinson & Cole LLP. "It's a...


'Sully' soars over 'Blair Witch,' 'Bridget' at box office

In terms of domestic draw this weekend, it shuffled into third place behind Sully (which won the box office for the second straight week!), and Blair Witch...


Dead humpback whale found beached in Jersey Shore

Bob Schoelkopf, founder of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, said it was a young male, about 33 feet long with no visible signs of injury or...


Tesla's Safer Autopilot Update Coming Next Week

Tesla and its former business partner MobilEye have traded more angry remarks over the safety of the electric vehicle's Autopilot system. Mobileye NV said in ...


These Images Show Near-Record Low 2016 Arctic Sea Ice

The 2016 Arctic sea ice summertime minimum, reached on September 10, is 911,000 square miles below the 1981-2010 average minimum sea ice extent, shown here as a...


WatchOS 3 Breathes Some Much-Needed New Life Into the Apple Watch

Fortunately, Apple has extended some of the new aspects onto the Apple Watch via watchOS 3. The SOS mode allows the Apple Watch to display dial emergency ...


Tropical Storm Julia meanders near South Carolina, Georgia

Winds could reach as high as 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 40 to 50 miles per hour along the SC and Georgia coast this evening. Julia was forecast ...


Google Nexus 5X: What Went Wrong?

In case you didn't know, Wi-Fi Assistant is a feature that enables your phone to connect to a trusted and stable Wi-Fi network that is also open and close to yo...


Musk: SpaceX fireball probe uncovering 'complex failure'

Musk said the explosion happened "during a routine filling operation" when the engines were not running, and there was no apparent heat source. The explosion ...


PS4 Neo to be launched September 7

Rumours suggest it will be powered by 8 Jaguar Cores at 2.1GHz, which is a big improvement on the current 1.6GHz limit. Despite the fact that Sony hasn't ac...


LG Electronics seeks to revive mobile arm with new V20 smartphone

LG is also touting the V20's audio capabilities, stating that it comes with 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC. A secondary display provides a font size 50 per cen...


Happy landings: 3 space station crew members back on Earth

After spending 534 days in the space across four space stations American astronaut Jeff Williams became the USA record-holder for most time spent in orbit. NASA...


This Mercedes-Benz van will carry a fleet of delivery robots

The Vision Van's rooftop serves as a launch and landing pad for Matternet's new, Matternet M2 drones. Each drone will be able to carry approximately 5 pounds ...


Wisconsin Astronaut Williams Ending Space Mission

Williams returns to Earth with a career total of 534 days in orbit - more time than any other astronaut in U.S. history - and 14th in the world. Nasa astronau...


Obama to Create World's Largest Marine Reserve in Hawaii

This marine reserve, a sacred site for native Hawaiians, will protect more than 7,000 species and improve the resiliency of an ecosystem endangered by ocean aci...


Test Of Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Finds Progress Against Brain Plaques

Fortunately for Alzheimer's sufferers, their loved ones and caretakers, and anyone the world over that might be someday impacted by the disease, large scale cli...


Dropbox hacked: Credentials of 68 million users spilled

It has only become clear that passwords were also stolen when Motherboard were sent a collection of Dropbox email addresses and passwords, from breach not...


U.S. acknowledges 'Azad' Jammu and Kashmir, says State Department

Asked about China-Pakistan economic corridor, Swarup said it passes through India's sovereign territory under illegal occupation of Pakistan and that "India wou...


Trump backer tweets cartoon of Clinton in blackface

Prominent Trump surrogate, Pastor Mark Burns , posted a tweet today of Hillary Clinton in blackface. The use of blackface, widely seen as offensive , as w...


Steyn on fire as New Zealand teeter on the brink

On Sunday, patience paid off for South African captain Faf du Plessis as he was rewarded with three quick wickets after grinding out a century. The weather-af...


Your dog understands what you say and how you say it

While it's been known for some time that dogs respond to the tone of humans' voices, a new study shows that yes indeed, dogs can also understand some human ...


The Juno probe has completed its first Jupiter flyby

Juno had its scientific instruments up and running for this encounter, the first time it has had to do so in the almost two months it's been in orbit around Jup...


North American PCs Now Have Access To PlayStation Now

Sony also offers a three-month subscription for $44.99, and in celebration of the launch of PlayStation Now on PC, it's offering a year of access for $100 for a...


'Strong signal' stirs interest in hunt for alien life

The signal was actually picked up in May of 2015 by the RATAN-600 radio t. The signal seemingly originates from HD164595, according to the website Centau...


SETI Telescopes Are Investigating a Weird Radio Signal from a Sunlike Star

If - and it's a very big if - the signal was aimed at our solar system intentionally, or broadcast in all directions, it would "require an effort far, far bey...


Google to expand Waze carpooling service in San Francisco

Uber said that passengers in Pittsburgh will be able to summon rides in self-driving cars with the touch of a smartphone button in the next several weeks. Th...


'Final Fantasy XV' Will Present An Open World, But There's A Catch

It appears that "Final Fantasy XV" is not going to be a purely open-world game after all. Opera Omnia, players will compete in battles that incorporate the fe...


Attackers set fire to Belgian crime lab, sparking bomb scare

Attackers rammed a vehicle through the gates of Belgium's crime institute and set fire to a lab containing crime scene samples, apparently in an effort to des...


Hospital turns blind eye, as man carries wifes corpse for 10 km

In Odisha, the government had launched the " Mahaparayana " scheme in February, offering to transport boides from government hospitals free of charge. "We would...


Ford Recalls 91000 Cars Over Faulty Fuel Pumps

The next recall is also fuel related and involves the 2015 to 2016 Ford Transit with a 3.2-liter diesel engine. The Fix: Ford will notify customers to bring...