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Spotting hacks automatically, before the hackers do

8 hours ago from Physorg

In early 2018, cybersecurity researchers discovered two security flaws they said were present in almost every high-end processor made and used by major companies. Known ominously as Spectre and Meltdown,...

Watch: Johnny Manziel makes AAF debut

8 hours ago from UPI

Former CFL and NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel made his AAF debut during the Memphis Express' win against the Birmingham Iron.

Boeing awarded $4.1B for missile defense system development

8 hours ago from UPI

Boeing has been awarded $4.1 billion for development of a boost vehicle, software support equipment and testing of components of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system.

More efficient satellite launch platform on the horizon

8 hours ago from Physorg

An efficient and cost-effective satellite launch platform could soon be a reality in Australia thanks to a world first engine that's being developed by University of Sydney combustion experts.

Georgia Tech DT Brandon Adams dead at 21

8 hours ago from UPI

Georgia Tech defensive tackle Brandon Adams has died at 21 years old.

Crude oil starts week lower, continuing pause after 2019 high

8 hours ago from UPI

Crude oil prices appeared headed lower for a third session early Monday in what analysts suggested could be a sentiment-driven pause before new gains.

Apple expected to announce new streaming service

8 hours ago from UPI

Apple is expected to announce a new video-streaming service Monday to compete with Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime.

Watch: UCF postgame video shows March Madness heartbreak

8 hours ago from UPI

The University of Center Florida posted a postgame video from its locker room, following its exit from the NCAA tournament, showing the team's heartbreak.

Facebook has shut down accounts spreading fake news, but is it accountable?

9 hours ago from Physorg

Since late last year, Facebook has been actively shutting down accounts responsible for spreading hoaxes in some countries, especially those holding general elections.

Nikki Bella announces WWE retirement on 'Total Bellas' Season 4 finale

9 hours ago from UPI

Nikki Bella announced on the Season 4 finale of "Total Bellas" that she is retiring from in-ring action in WWE.

Jet Airways founder quits board; pilots threaten to quit if not paid

9 hours ago from UPI

The founder of struggling Indian carrier Jet Airways stepped down from the board of directors Monday as the airline tries to arrange funding from lenders.

Open source software helps researchers extract key insights from huge sensor datasets

9 hours ago from Physorg

Professor Andreas Schütze and his team of experts in measurement and sensor technology at Saarland University have released a free data processing tool called simply Dave—is a MATLAB toolbox that...

South Korea elderly live in poverty in a land of riches

9 hours ago from UPI

South Korea is a rich country and an OECD member state -- but it also has one of the most anemic social safety nets among developed economies.

Frankfurt flights reduced by air traffic control IT glitch

10 hours ago from Physorg

Scores of flights to and from Germany's biggest airport Frankfurt were scrapped Monday because of a software problem affecting the national air traffic control service.

Calls for Theresa May to resign heighten as possible 'no deal' Brexit draws near

10 hours ago from UPI

In another cliffhanger week for Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May is being pressured Monday to step down in exchange for votes for her plan to exit the European Union...

Turkish currency rebounds after Erdogan warns banks not to hedge against the Lira

10 hours ago from UPI

Turkish currency bounced back Monday after experiencing the worst drop since it crashed in 2018, positive news with the March 31 election looming ahead.

U.S. Midwest flooding cost estimated at more than $3B

10 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Friday that recent flooding in the state has caused an estimated $1.6 billion US in damage, pushing the total costs from the devastating Midwest flooding...

Asian stocks fall after bad economic news in Europe and U.S.

11 hours ago from UPI

Asian stock markets plummeted Monday, stoking fears that an economic slowdown could be coming and that the Federal Reserve would stop raising interest rates.

Musician Scott Walker, Walker Brothers member, dead at 76

11 hours ago from UPI

Scott Walker, an influential musician and former member of The Walker Brothers, has died at the age of 76.

How 3D-Printing Could Break into the Building Industry

11 hours ago from Scientific American

Imagine a single trained operator making a bridge, home or barracks -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Several webpages from Elections Canada and MPs lack basic data protections, expert says

11 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Several Elections Canada webpages and personal websites from MPs don't have the basic encryption necessary to stop your information from being hacked as it's sent from point A to point B. 

Apple extravaganza could reveal details on new streaming service

11 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Apple remains tight-lipped about its anticipated streaming service, but a major announcement Monday is expected to include details on the company's new platform.

Polish dailies print blank front page in EU copyright appeal

12 hours ago from Physorg

Major Polish newspapers printed blank front pages on Monday in an appeal to the European Parliament to adopt controversial copyright reforms that have pitted traditional media firms against internet giants.

Germany works to fix air traffic control software glitch

12 hours ago from Physorg

Germany's air traffic control agency says a software issue that has caused disruption for several days won't be resolved until at least midweek.

New type of mobile tracking link shoppers' physical movements, buying choices

14 hours ago from Physorg

Improvements in the precision of mobile technologies make it possible for advertisers to go beyond using static location and contextual information about consumers to increase the effectiveness of mobile advertising...

Uber to buy Mideast rival Careem: report

15 hours ago from Physorg

Uber is set to buy its Middle Eastern rival Careem for $3.1 billion, financial news agency Bloomberg reported Sunday.

Long-awaited video service expected from Apple on Monday

15 hours ago from Physorg

Apple is expected to announce Monday that it's launching a video service that could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern launches major inquiry into Christchurch attack

17 hours ago from UPI

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Monday that there will be a Royal Commission Inquiry into the nation's security agencies.