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Consensual phishing: How to crack your half-forgotten crypto password

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Consensual phishing: How to crack your half-forgotten crypto password

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Disney+ and Big Cable Team Up to Crack Down on Password Sharing, and Now We're Freaked Out Well, folks, I hate to rain on your streaming services parade, but those of us who are hoping to skirt a Disney+ subscription and instead leach off a buddy’s account may run into some trouble.Read more......
01:13, 08/17/2019

New Linux malware mines crypto after installing backdoor with secret master password Cybersecurity researchers have identified a new strain of Linux malware that not only mines cryptocurrency illicitly, but provides the attackers with universal access to an infected system via a “secret master password.” TrendMicro’s latest blog also...
20:39, 09/16/2019

How to change your Netflix password on desktop or mobile, even if you don't know your current password Associated Press Your Netflix password protects your account's payment information and prevents other people from watching video without your permission. You can change your Netflix password at any time via the Account settings menu on the Netflix w...
00:52, 06/08/2019

Greece in U-turn on law that criminalises non-consensual sex Government caves in after protests from rights groups and senior judicial officialsGreece’s government has rushed to revise legislation that redefines rape after unprecedented criticism from activists, human rights groups and senior judicial official...
07:39, 06/07/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrictive antiabortion bill....
08:26, 05/18/2019

Missouri GOP lawmaker apologizes for ‘consensual rape’ comment A Republican state lawmaker in Missouri is under fire for using the term “consensual rape” while defending an abortion ban proposal. “Most of them were date rapes or consensual rapes,” Missouri Rep. Barry Hovis said Friday about the sexua...
18:26, 05/18/2019

A GOP lawmaker used the phrase ‘consensual rape’ during abortion debate. He says he misspoke. Missouri state Rep. Barry Hovis, a former police lieutenant, said most of the sexual assault cases he handled in his law enforcement career were "date rapes or consensual rapes."...
22:52, 05/17/2019

'Consensual rape' and 're-implantation': the times lawmakers 'misspoke' on abortion Politicians saying ludicrous things while arguing for extreme abortion restrictions seems to be commonOn Friday Missouri became the latest state to enact extreme abortion restrictions, passing a bill that bans abortion after eight weeks. The ban prov...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow admits to infidelity, claims sex was consensual as rape trial starts Trial starts for former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II, who faces allegations of raping three women and victimizing two others.        ...
23:26, 05/20/2019

Cofense: Why it’s time for everyone to defend against phishing Employees of all levels can be harnessed to help protect their organisations from falling victim to the next big phishing attack, leading security experts have said.Speaking to TechRadar Pro this week, Aaron Higbee, CTO of Cofense, says it’s n...
21:39, 05/10/2019

Phishing is the top security threat for businesses A security service developed by the telecommunications firm Telefónica, in collaboration with McAfee and Allot, has revealed that the majority of the threats (89%) it has blocked so far are related to phishing.During the first two months in whic...
22:40, 08/13/2019

One trillion phishing emails sent every year Phishing remains one of the most useful tools in a cybercriminal's arsenal as new research from Valimail has revealed that at least 3.4bn fake emails are sent out worldwide each day.The firm's latest quarterly report, Email Fraud Landscape ...
00:13, 06/13/2019

Netflix users hit by phishing scam Netflix has issued a warning to its customers in Ireland after a number of users reported receiving an email from the company regarding their accounts.The cybercriminals behind phishing attacks are always looking for new targets and it appears that N...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Got a LinkedIn email? It's probably a phishing scam Scammers are harnessing emails from some of the world's most popular social media sites to launch phishing scams against unsuspecting users, new research has highlighted.A report from KnowBe4 found that LinkedIn has become the most popular tool ...
16:13, 07/24/2019

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign that used spoof emails from a major UK airport to try and steal customer details was revealed as one of...
19:26, 07/16/2019

Anti-Phishing Certification Test 2019 Anti-Phishing test: security products published passing the 2019 test Every year we publish the results of our phishing protection certification test. These tests evaluate the protection provided against phishing websites. These deceptive websites ca...
15:39, 06/28/2019

Phishing attack disguises itself as DocuSign document A new wave of phishing attacks, disguised as an email from DocuSign, aimed at obtaining user credentials from all major email providers has been discovered by the Cofense Phishing Defense Center.DocuSign is an electronic signature technology that is ...
03:00, 08/09/2019

Protect Yourself Against Amazon Prime Day Phishing Scams The great Amazon Prime Day is nearly upon us (Monday, July 15, midnight PT). Naturally, Amazon wants you to part with as much of your money as possible, but it isn’t the only one. According to a report from Wired, a big phishing scam called 16Shop is...
23:13, 07/12/2019

Following sanctions, Iran bombards US with phishing emails Security solutions provider FireEye has seen increased activity of state-sponsored cyber attacks from Iran following the increased geopolitical tensions with the US.Tensions between longtime rivals Iran and the US are running high after the Pentagon ...
21:13, 06/25/2019

Phishing campaign targets victims with hacked SharePoint A dangerous new phishing campaign has been uncovered that uses compromised SharePoint sites and OneNote documents to trick potential victims from the banking sector to visit their landing pages.The cybercriminals behind the campaign have chosen Micro...
07:52, 09/06/2019

Your data, stolen twice: Pirated phishing kit contains hidden backdoor A commercial phishing platform that targets Apple users has proven popular enough for other criminals to pirate, though the pirated version transmits harvested data through a hidden back channel....
23:13, 05/21/2019

No, That Email About the Apple Card Wasn't a Phishing Attempt Whenever you receive an email that’s allegedly from a company, but it’s asking you to click a link and confirm some piece of information said company should already be very familiar with, you have every right to be skeptical. In fact, you should be v...
20:26, 08/14/2019

How one romance scammer built an international phishing operation Researchers have detailed the evolution of a business email compromise scheme that is thought to have cost organisations millions - but over a decade ago, the operation had very simple beginnings....
18:13, 06/05/2019

UK students left open to university phishing attacks Many of the UK's top universities could be putting students at risk of cyberattack by failing to implement proper online security, new research has warned.Only one of the UK's top 20-ranked universities was found to have adequate protection...
12:39, 08/05/2019

Chrome exploit uses a fake address bar for phishing attacks Cyberattackers don't need to find obscure technical flaws to launch phishing attacks -- they might just need a screen capture and some clever web coding. Developer James Fisher has found a relatively simple exploit in Chrome for mobile that tak...
09:52, 04/29/2019

How to Set up a Used Mac When You Don't Know the User Name or Password We’re tackling a fun issue with geeky hand-me-downs in this week’s Tech 911. I wish I knew someone older than me—a parent, a brother, an awesome neighbor—who had laptops and smartphones and gadgets galore that they could pass my way when they were s...
22:13, 09/13/2019

World Password Day: is this the last one? It might not be the most widely celebrated international celebration, but this year’s World Password Day (today), might be the last. At least for Europe – where PSD2’s Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) requirements will help p...
12:13, 05/02/2019

The Best Password Managers Last week, we asked you to fill us in on your favorite password managers. After combing through your responses, testing out a few new ones, and getting a sense for what other popular picks may be out there, we’ve come up with a list of the five best ...
23:00, 07/05/2019

You need a password manager -- right now Who loves dealing with passwords? No one, that's who. Making them, remembering them, having to create a new one when they expire and all you want to do is log in. Then there's the dreaded breach-of-the-week, whern we find out about the late...
17:13, 08/26/2019

Hackers are now attacking Android users with advanced SMS phishing techniques Researchers have uncovered a new kind of “advanced” phishing attack targeting Android phones that can trick users into installing malicious settings on their devices that are disguised as innocuous network configuration updates. The attack, disclosed...
02:39, 09/05/2019

Google stats show how much a recovery number prevents phishing In case you haven't already set up a recovery phone number for your Google account, and enabled extra security features like multifactor authentication, the search giant is using hard data to explain why you should. Interestingly, studies (1)(2)...
06:39, 05/19/2019

US utility firms hit by state-sponsored spear-phishing attack Three US entities from the utility sector were targeted by a spear-phishing campaign which used a new malware that featured a remote access Trojan (RAT) module with the aim of giving attackers admin control of the infected systems.The new malware cal...
01:39, 08/03/2019

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
17:13, 07/01/2019

Valimail raises $45 million to thwart email phishing attacks Valimail has raised $40 million in a series C round of funding, making it the latest in a line of startups raising funds for anti-phishing software.Read More...
17:26, 06/19/2019

This strange new phishing attack uses a surprise bill to trick you into clicking Researchers uncover a campaign which uses SHTML files - commonly associated with web servers - to direct users to malicious, credential-stealing websites....
14:26, 07/18/2019

Tech news roundup: Managing IoT, new iPhones, and phishing concerns This week's stories from TechRepublic and ZDNet include AI's influence on retail, the onslaught of malicious emails, and a look at why 50% of employees aren't satisfied....
21:52, 07/24/2019

How to share your Wi-Fi password as a QR code on iOS Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Shortcuts app for iOS is a very useful way to automate your iPhone or iPad. Last week, we looked at creating a s...
15:52, 06/21/2019

Tell Us About Your Favorite Password Manager It’s time for another Hive Five! This time, we want to hear about your favorite password managers. If you don’t have one, what are you waiting for? Don’t memorize the same few, terrible passwords; you’re better than that...
21:26, 06/27/2019

Why are so many people using ‘ashley’ as a password? It is only the 797th most popular girl’s name in the UK – yet a study shows it is used as a website login more often than any other forenameName: Ashley.Age: First recorded use as a first name was in the 16th century. Before that, it was a surname; b...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Never forget another password with RememBear, now only $40 Instead of trying to keep all of those passwords in your head, enlist the aid of an app like RememBear to keep them all straight. Right now, you can get a two-year subscription to this all-purpose password manager and save $20 off the regular price, ...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Beware! Google Chrome address bar can reportedly be used to launch a phishing attack A researcher has found an exploit in the Google Chrome browser for mobile that could be used to launch phishing attacks.        ...
15:26, 04/29/2019

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The hackers allegedly sent a phishing email to UpBit users earlier this week. The email falsely claimed t...
11:39, 05/31/2019

How To Reset SBI Internet Banking Password SBI online banking: To register for online services, users can download the registration form from the SBI's internet banking website - onlinesbi.com....
12:26, 07/24/2019

The best free password manager 2019 Best practice dictates that you should use a different password for all of your online accounts, but remembering them all can be nearly impossible – particularly if you want to use strong logins that are difficult to crack. However, there is a...
03:26, 08/10/2019

Check to See if Robinhood Exposed Your Password Bad news, money-makers. The popular stock-trading app Robinhood recently sent emails to an undisclosed number of users, letting them know that the company made a bit of a boo-boo and stored their passwords on its servers in plaintext....
00:00, 07/26/2019

Google Play hosted phishing apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Malicious apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange BtcTurk are circumventing Google’s recently adopted security enhancing measures. According to researchers, the apps are accessing one-time passwords (OTPs) and SMS-based two-factor authenti...
21:39, 06/17/2019

Iranian hackers resume credential-stealing phishing attacks against universities around the world Over 60 universities in the US, the UK, Australia and more have been targeted by the Colbalt Dickens hacking group in attacks attempting to steal research and intellectual property....
19:39, 09/11/2019

Phishing attack: Students' personal information stolen in university data breach University says it has fallen victim to a "a sophisticated and malicious phishing attack" -- and students are being warned to look out for suspicious emails....
15:13, 07/23/2019

Password-exposing bug purged from LastPass extensions Still image from the long-running but currently defunct gameshow Password. (credit: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images) Developers of the LastPass password manager have patched a vulnerability that made it possible for websites to steal credentials ...
22:52, 09/16/2019

Empowering CISOs to strengthen password security While the number and severity of cyber-attacks increases year by year, it seems that companies are failing to see the lessons learned by streamlining their security policies. Weak passwords and clumsy habits are far too prevalent and businesses must ...
13:52, 04/30/2019

How to set, change, and recover a MySQL root password If you never set, forgot, or need to change your MySQL password, you're in luck. This article walks you through these steps, so you'll never be at a loss for that database root user password....
21:26, 04/28/2019

Windows 10 update will do away with password expiry policies Alongside the draft release of the configuration baseline settings for Windows 10 v1903 and Windows Server v1903, Microsoft has revealed its plan to do away with password expiration policies beginning with the Windows 10's May update.Once these ...
19:52, 04/28/2019

600,000 GPS trackers for people and pets are using 123456 as a password Enlarge (credit: Shenzhen i365 Tech) An estimated 600,000 GPS trackers for monitoring the location of kids, seniors, and pets contain vulnerabilities that open users up to a host of creepy attacks, researchers from security firm Avast have found. T...
16:39, 09/05/2019

When a Company Asks You to Reset Your Password, Should You Be Worried? We try our best to keep Lifehacker readers aware of recent data breaches and security vulnerabilities that might have compromised their data. Any good website or service should tell you what’s up, too. Sometimes, though, you get an email out of the b...
23:13, 08/23/2019

Vade raises $79 million to shield email inboxes from phishing attempts, malware, and spam Vade Secure, which is developing an email filtering stack to protect against phishing, malware, and spam, has raised $79 million in venture capital.Read More...
16:13, 06/12/2019

ProtonMail brings anti-phishing ‘link confirmation’ to emails, fingerprint unlocking to Android Encrypted email app ProtonMail has finally brought fingerprint unlocking to Android, and is also introducing a new anti-phishing feature to all apps.Read More...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Fernando Corbató, a Father of Your Computer (and Your Password), Dies at 93 In a breakthrough in the 1960s, he showed that computers could be used interactively with quick results, and also made secure from others’ using them....
00:26, 07/13/2019

Teen gets life in prison for killing sister over Wi-Fi password A Georgia teen who choked his sister to death during a squabble over the family’s Wi-Fi password has been sentenced to life behind bars, a judge ruled. Kevon Lamar Watkins, who was just 16 at the time of the fatal February 2018 attack on his 19-year-...
18:13, 08/05/2019

Computer password inventor Fernando Corbato dies at 93 Computer security just lost one of its founders. Fernando "Corby" Corbato, credited with inventing the computer password, has died at the age of 93. The MIT researcher devised the concept of password-protected user accounts when establishing his Co...
22:39, 07/13/2019

NordVPN adds password manager to security suite As part of its ongoing efforts to protect its users security, NordVPN has announced that it is creating a new generation password manager called NordPass.NordPass will boast a full range of features to help ensure that passwords are as secure as poss...
21:13, 06/25/2019

Avira honeypot discovers the most insecure password combination While searching for new smart device threats an Avira honeypot has discovered a password even more insecure than “admin” or “12345”.“The most commonly used credential is blank, which means that the attackers just en...
08:26, 09/20/2019

Sky customers told to change password following possible data breach Sky customers have been told to change their passwords immediately, raising fears that the company may have been hit by a data breach.The company has sent out emails to customers across the UK urging them to reset their passwords as part of a "securi...
16:13, 07/24/2019

Microsoft says mandatory password changing is “ancient and obsolete” (credit: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images) Microsoft is finally catching on to a maxim that security experts have almost universally accepted for years: periodic password changes are likely to do more harm than good. In a largely overlooked post p...
01:00, 06/04/2019

The FIDO Alliance wants to bring password-less security to IoT devices The FIDO Alliance's mission is to reduce our reliance on passwords, so it doesn't come as a surprise that it's working to remove password use from internet of things devices. In fact, it's hoping to strengthen IoT security altoget...
10:39, 06/27/2019

Microsoft stops asking you to change your Windows 10 password every 60 days Microsoft has finally removed its 60-day password expiration policy from its Windows 10 security baseline, claiming there are better ways to keep users secure. This means organizations using Windows 10 won’t have to force their users to change passwo...
14:52, 06/03/2019

Google’s new password security upgrade might work best on the Pixel 4 Google has a brand new security feature that every Android user out there should be using, as long as they operate devices with built-in fingerprint sensors running at least Android 7. But what’s exciting is that the feature will really shine o...
04:00, 08/14/2019

Slack password reset coming to thousands of users Slack is set to reset password for thousands of users as it looks to respond to a data breach.The popular messaging app has confirmed it will reset the passwords of users it believes could be affected by a historical data breach.Around one percent of...
17:26, 07/18/2019

Windows 10 preview tests password-free sign-ins Microsoft is taking its disdain for passwords to a new level. It just released a Windows 10 preview for Fast ring Insiders that gives you the option to make all accounts on a particular device "passwordless" when logging into the operating system. Fl...
05:52, 07/11/2019

Major rise in password-stealing malware detected The number of users targeted by password-stealing malware jumped from 600,000 in the first half of 2018 to over 940,000 during the same period in 2019 according to new research from Kaspersky.Password Stealing Ware (PSW) is a malicious type of softwa...
18:13, 07/23/2019

RIP Fernando “Corby” Corbató, inventor of the password (1926-2019) Last Friday, legendary MIT computer scientist Fernando “Corby” Corbató passed away at his home in Newton, Massachusetts. He was 93. The Oakland-born researcher was responsible for several pivotal advances in the computer science space, most notably t...
20:52, 07/13/2019

Over half a million active GPS trackers have ‘123456’ as default password Researchers have found serious security vulnerabilities in over 600,000 GPS trackers available for sale on Amazon and other online retail merchants that may have exposed user data, including the exact real-time GPS coordinates. Czech cybersecurity fi...
14:39, 09/06/2019

Password1, Password2, Password3 no more: Microsoft drops password expiration rec For many years, Microsoft has published a security baseline configuration: a set of system policies that are a reasonable default for a typical organization. This configuration may be sufficient for some companies, and it represents a good starting p...
12:52, 05/02/2019

Man busted using password-breaking software to hack women’s accounts A man gained unauthorized access to more than 100 women’s Facebook, iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail accounts — all of which were password-protected — using password breaking software....
21:39, 07/12/2019

Man uses password breaking software to hack women's online accounts A man gained unauthorized access to more than 100 women’s digital accounts, all of which were password protected, according to a statement this week from Assistant U.S. Attorney Melissa M. Marangola....
15:52, 07/12/2019

Mozilla launches new desktop password manager, Firefox Lockwise Mozilla has released a free password manager, Firefox Lockwise, to make it easier to manage your website logins. The launch follows the release of Lockbox – a similar tool for mobile devicesLockwise isn't yet built into Firefox; instead i...
16:00, 06/04/2019

StockX forced password resets after 'suspicious activity' alert For all the sneakerheads and hypebeasts out there, if you received an email from StockX asking you to reset your password, then it was probably authentic. The online marketplace told Engadget in a statement that it was "recently alerted to suspicious...
07:13, 08/02/2019

Instagram will make it easier to recover your password if your account is ever hacked Whether they’re attempting to steal your Instagram account to sell it back to you for Bitcoin, or whether they have different plans with it, hackers are more and more interested in gaining access to Instagram properties. A process of recovering...
14:52, 06/17/2019

Apple’s AirDrop and password sharing features can leak iPhone numbers Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Apple makes it easy for people to locate lost iPhones, share Wi-Fi passwords, and use AirDrop to send files to other nearby devices. A recently published report demonstrates how snoops can capitalize on these f...
20:00, 08/01/2019

Windows 10 update pushes Microsoft closer to a password-free future With its Windows 10 May 2019 update, Microsoft is getting one step closer to eliminating passwords. The company's Windows Hello has earned its FIDO2 certification -- an industry standard that deems Windows Hello a secure authenticator. Now, user...
18:13, 05/09/2019

Mozilla's Tweaking Firefox's Password Manager to Tell You When Saved Logins Have Been Stolen You can’t spend hours combing through archives of breached data to see if your login credentials were leaked, so Mozilla’s rebranded in-browser password manager, Lockwise, will soon notify users if their saved usernames or passwords were exposed in a...
23:13, 07/17/2019

Password Stealing Malware Attacks Rise 60 Percent in H1 2019: Kaspersky The use of malware designed to harvest consumers digital data, known as password stealers, grew 60 percent in the first half of 2019, affecting a large number of users in India, showed data from......
17:26, 07/25/2019

Popular PDF software developer suffers major data breach – reset your password now Foxit Software, the company behind PDF reader Foxit Reader and PDF editor PhantomPDF, is forcing users to reset their password after it suffered a data breach.The software developer has not revealed a great deal about the nature of the security incid...
15:39, 09/03/2019

| S15: So which SA sides crack the knockouts? Beating the Hurricanes in Jo’burg would make the Lions hard to stop as best finishers of the strictly SA-based sides in Super Rugby, writes Rob Houwing....
13:39, 06/05/2019

Pay with crypto at Whole Foods, Gamestop and other retailers It's been difficult to spend cryptocurrencies at retail due to the technical and regulatory headaches associated with it, but that might not be an issue at some stores in the near future. Flexa has launched a payment network and a companion iOS...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Why does my iPhone screen crack so easily and what should I do now? Repair shops offer generally cheaper options than Apple, unless you have iPhone XS Max. Most stores won't repair the Max because parts are too pricey        ...
20:26, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Facebook plans its own crypto currency NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency. (all times local): ___ 8:40 a.m. Facebook is unveiling plans to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services...
15:26, 06/18/2019

Why Facebook Chose Stablecoins as Its Path to Crypto When Facebook Inc. developed Libra, its planned digital currency, it decided to focus on one version of the crypto world known as stablecoins. They’re not the biggest or best-known players in the field pioneered by Bitcoin. But to the broad range of ...
19:26, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Crypto Plan Borrows From China The Chinese precedents suggest the social-media giant needs to focus less on crypto engineering and more on improving the use case for its new currency....
15:13, 06/19/2019

‘Crypto-Twitter’ is explaining Bitcoin in 280 characters or less Self-professed cypherpunk Jameson Lopp has set the cryptocurrency community a seemingly impossible task: efficiently explain Bitcoin in less than 280 characters. A global, neutral payment network that allows anyone on earth to transact a huge or tiny...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook's new crypto platform could rival Apple Pay Back in 2018, Bloomberg revealed that Facebook was developing a cryptocurrency backed by the US dollar that users can transfer to each other via WhatsApp. According to a new report by The Wall Street Journal, though, Facebook has bigger plans for its...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Police to crack down on impaired driving through Labor Day WASHINGTON (AP) — About 30,000 police officers will be out on the roads around the country through the Labor Day weekend to crack down on impaired driving. It’s an annual effort, but this year poses potential risks to immigrants who fear gettin...
02:00, 08/15/2019

Everton must make use of favourable start to crack top six "Everton finished eighth during Marco Silva\u0027s first season in charge, but a strong ending and summer of transfer business has left fans optimistic of breaking into the top six, writes Ben Grounds."...
17:26, 08/06/2019

Crack the code behind creating engaging content with this $11 course Have you ever heard of a marketing funnel? While it serves a different principle than the funnels you have in your kitchen or garage, its purpose is basically the same. It’s all about the simple steps can turn a complete stranger into a valued custom...
21:39, 06/13/2019

This baby talking to his dad will crack you up — and warm your heart Father-son bonding doesn’t have to involve words — babbling will do. Deztin and Shanieke Pryor, of Clarksville, Tenn., are the proud parents of baby Kingston, who loves a good conversation. Only thing is, he can’t talk yet. But that...
21:13, 06/06/2019

Crack Open a Cold 'Un, Face the Consequences A Japanese teenager is in trouble for selling some very bad beer online, but the offense has nothing to do with hawking inferior goods or even underage drinking....
19:26, 07/15/2019

UBS looks to Sumitomo Mitsui tie-up to crack Japanese wealth UBS signed a joint venture deal with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust on Friday, aiming to crack a Japanese wealth management market where it has struggled to grow over the last 15 years....
11:13, 06/08/2019

For the Last Time, Stop Calling Food 'Crack' Earlier this year, Christini Tosi changed the name of “Crack Pie” to “Milk Bar Pie,” explaining that the name “fell short” of Milk Bar’s mission “to spread joy and inspire celebration.” It wasn’t exactly an apology, and it wasn’t clear if Tosi really...
00:26, 09/20/2019

Instagram is attempting to crack down on misinformation about vaccines Instagram is trying to prevent misinformation about vaccinations spreading on the app by blocking hashtags that include "verifiably false" information...
14:39, 05/10/2019

Apple could brick its own devices to crack down on shoplifting Given the cost of Apple products these days, it's no surprise that brick-and-mortar Apple Stores are still grappling with the issue of theft. When someone wanders out with an iPhone in the pocket of their hoodie, and isn't caught on camera,...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Sorry, It Looks Like a Researcher Didn’t Just Crack the Voynich Manuscript After All A university in the United Kingdom is backpedaling after publishing an article claiming that one of their scientists helped crack the famously-undecipherable Voynich manuscript, according to a statement.Read more......
17:13, 05/17/2019

Bitcoin whale moves $468 million crypto-fortune for less than $400 A cryptocurrency whale has moved a groin-thumping Bitcoin fortune worth $468.5 million — and they paid just a few hundred bucks for the pleasure. ...
18:00, 07/29/2019

"Welcome To The Party": Winklevoss Twins To Zuckerberg On Crypto Plan The Winklevoss twins, one of the earliest proponents of crypto -- and bitcoin, in particular -- are speaking out for the first time since Zuckerberg's Facebook announced plans to launch a digital......
11:39, 07/11/2019

France to approve first crypto-issuers as new rules loom France's financial watchdog is poised to approve a first tranche of cryptocurrency-related companies under new rules on digital coins, some of the first such regulations to be launched by a major economy....
14:00, 07/16/2019

Bitcoin falls below $10,000 after Facebook grilled on crypto plans Bitcoin fell 8% on Tuesday, breaching $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
20:26, 07/16/2019

Fed to hold Facebook's crypto coin to 'high' bar: Powell The U.S. Federal Reserve is looking carefully at Facebook's planned cryptocurrency Libra, and will hold it to high standards regarding protecting consumers and regulation, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday....
22:52, 06/25/2019

Web advertising 5 times more profitable than crypto-jacking, research says When cryptocurrencies were soaring in value in late 2017 to early 2018, crypto-jacking was all the rage with opportunistic hackers. Thankfully, it’s not been quite as popular in recent times, and recent findings might make it even less so. New academ...
14:13, 08/08/2019

9 days until the crypto industry must verify the identity of anyone sending $1,000 or more In just nine days, new rules by the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) will force cryptocurrency businesses in roughly 200 countries to verify the identities of anyone sending or receiving more than $1,000 worth of digital assets,...
15:26, 06/12/2019

Apple just added crypto support to iPhone, and we nearly missed it Apple’s press event on Monday was filled with announcements, most of them on the software side of things, as the iPhone maker showed us some of the main features of its upcoming operating systems updates. Apple also launched a brand new Mac Pro...
06:13, 06/07/2019

UK markets watchdog proposes retail ban on crypto derivatives Britain's markets watchdog is proposing banning the sale of derivatives based on crypto-assets to retail consumers due to what it considers the prevalence of market abuses....
12:26, 07/03/2019

Former BitConnect India chief on the run after promoting another crypto-scam India‘s authorities have uncovered more cryptocurrency scams connected to the alleged head of BitConnect Asia, Divyesh Darji, Times of India reports. Police claim Darji had also been marketing another dubious cryptocurrency-related investment, “Regal...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Lack of Banking Options a Big Problem for Crypto Businesses Cryptocurrency companies shunned by banks often turn to shadowy middlemen for payment processing and other services. One of those companies is at the center of the mystery surrounding Bitfinex’s missing customer funds....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Crypto is coming: get ready to spend Facebook’s money The social network is likely to release details of its cryptocurrency this week: and it won’t be much like BitcoinFirst it had your friends, then it had your pictures, then it had your diary. Now, in the latest effort to entwine its systems still fur...
08:52, 06/16/2019

Boxing champ Pacquiao launches his own crypto tokens Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao launched his very own cryptocurrency on Sunday at a free concert in Manila, where he serenaded more than 2,000 fans to drum up interest in the product....
19:00, 09/01/2019

Researchers use Rowhammer bit flips to steal 2048-bit crypto key Enlarge / A DDR3 DIMM with error-correcting code from Samsung. ECC is no longer an absolute defense against Rowhammer attacks. (credit: Samsung) The Rowhammer exploit that lets unprivileged attackers corrupt or change data stored in vulnerable memo...
22:13, 06/11/2019

AMD's revenues plunge 23% from crypto crash, could PS5 and Stadia save the day? Computer processor manufacturer AMD did not have a great start to the financial year, and cryptocurrency may be to blame.AMD has just published its First Quarter 2019 Financial Results, with revenue hitting $1.27 billion and an operating income of $3...
11:52, 05/01/2019

A Programmer Solved a 20-Year-Old Forgotten Crypto Puzzle A self-taught coder dedicated a CPU core to performing continuous computations for three years to crack the puzzle, beating a competing team by mere days....
01:52, 04/30/2019

Overstock says it will loosen restrictions on bizarre crypto-dividend Overstock said Wednesday it will loosen a bizarre tangle of restrictions on a blockchain-based dividend that critics said was concocted by ex-chief Patrick Byrne to stymie short sellers. Shares of the discount furniture site have been on a roller-coa...
18:52, 09/18/2019

Venture-Capital Stalwart Fights Crypto Crackdown Andreessen Horowitz, a venture-capital firm known for early investments in companies including Facebook, is putting up a fight against Washington’s cryptocurrency crackdown...
17:52, 09/01/2019

5-year-old brings crack cocaine to preschool: police PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia police are investigating after a 5-year-old boy brought about two dozen vials of crack cocaine into a preschool at a Roman Catholic church. Police say the boy told a teacher’s aide at St. Cyprian Children’s Center that the...
00:52, 05/16/2019

Research Confirms That ‘Black Don’t Crack’—and the Secret Is in Our Bones Something strange has been happening lately; every time I’m out with my mother, without fail, someone asks in earnest if we are sisters....
00:13, 06/13/2019

Google’s taking another crack at building a social network After shutting down failed Google+ in April, the big G is giving this social network thing another go. It’s currently trialing Shoelace, a hyperlocal network for people who want to find others to join them in activities like sports and attending show...
10:00, 07/11/2019

LI dad busted after taking daughter to park, trying to sell crack A father on Long Island was arrested after taking his daughter to the playground on Wednesday afternoon — to sell crack. Chaleek Williams, 25, was cuffed in front of his 2-year-old child at about 4 p.m. for allegedly trying to sell the drug out...
13:26, 05/23/2019

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is to...
05:13, 05/25/2019

Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law Tired of seeing Senegal's seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use....
06:26, 07/30/2019

Love Island USA: are Americans ready to crack on with the remake? The sun-and-sex ratings hit has made its way across the Atlantic with a fancier villa, a cast of toned singletons and a less-than-compelled audienceThere’s something oddly poetic and strangely redundant about a stateside spin on ITV2’s feverishly com...
09:26, 07/12/2019

How Walter Mosley wound up writing about crack for ‘Snowfall’ Walter Mosley was already a bestselling novelist whose Easy Rawlins mysteries became movies (“Devil in a Blue Dress”) when director John Singleton called him to brainstorm with his co-creator Eric Amadio. Singleton wanted to do a TV series about the ...
04:26, 07/27/2019

Avengers: Endgame on Pace to Crack $300 Million Weekend in US Avengers: Endgame hauled in a record $60 million at US and Canadian box offices on Thursday night, and Disney "cautiously" predicted $300 million weekend debut....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Facebook to crack down on extremism by training AI with police videos Facebook will work with law enforcement agencies to train its artificial intelligence systems to detect videos of violent events as part of its ongoing battle against extremism on the platform....
10:13, 09/18/2019

Google now wants to crack down on cookies to convince you it cares about privacy On the heels of Google’s announcement that an awesome new privacy tool is coming that users can rely on to auto-delete their location history, now we’re getting word of a new dashboard-like tool that’s also coming to the company&rsq...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Lying prisoners: New laws crack down on jailhouse informants FILE – In this file photo, Innocence Project lawyer Vanessa Potkin, left, hugs Alfred Swinton in Superior Court in Hartford, Conn. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP, Pool, File) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A movement to put jailhouse informants u...
08:39, 09/15/2019

Amazon promises to crack down on toxic school supplies Amazon has agreed to enforce more stringent rules nationwide when it comes to selling children's school supplies and jewelry after an investigation by the Washington Attorney General's Office. The probe has discovered dozens of children...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Mathematicians crack elusive puzzle involving the number 42 Can we write any number as the sum of three cubes? It’s a puzzle that has perplexed mathematicians for centuries. Now we have finally have an answer for 42...
07:52, 09/07/2019

Copenhagen police crack down on drunk and stoned scootering Twenty-eight arrested for riding electric scooters after using alcohol or cannabisPolice in Copenhagen have arrested 28 people for riding electric scooters under the influence of cannabis and alcohol.During the weekend 24 people were caught riding th...
01:39, 07/09/2019

Police: 5-year-old brings crack cocaine to preschool Philadelphia police are investigating after a 5-year-old boy brought about two dozen vials of crack cocaine into a preschool at a Roman Catholic church....
18:00, 05/15/2019

UK drafts collaborative plan to crack down on cryptocurrency crime The UK government is seeking to crack down on the use of crypto assets for money laundering or other illicit activities. To do so, the government has published the Economic Crime Plan, agreed between the Chancellor Philip Hammond, Home Secretary Saji...
18:52, 07/15/2019

Swimming: FINA need to crack down on 'drug cheat' Sun - Fraser Chinese swimmer Sun Yang is a "drug cheat" who should not be competing at the world championships and governing body FINA need to "get off their backsides" to protect clean athletes, Australian swimming great Dawn Fraser has said....
11:39, 07/24/2019

China vows to crack down on Hong Kong protesters ​China on Tuesday warned the criminals they claim are behind weeks-long protests in Hong Kong not to “play with fire” and ​vowed to crack down on the ​organizers, signaling that Beijing has no intention of giving in to their demands. “We ...
19:26, 08/06/2019

Patreon continues to crack down on NSFW content creators Earlier this month, crowdfunding site Patreon cracked down on its NSFW content policy. The site banned erotic accounts where hypnosis “is used as a coercion mechanic for nonconsensual” sexual interaction because of alleged pressure from its payment p...
11:39, 06/27/2019

Facebook to help French police crack down on hate speech Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first.       ...
19:39, 06/26/2019

Crack Spotted On Air India Plane After It Lands In US With 225 Onboard A crack was found in an Air India flight which landed in San Francisco, US, today after arriving from New Delhi. The flight was carrying 225 passengers....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Long Island lawmaker wants to crack down on drunk boating A Long Island state lawmaker is targeting drunk boating by making it a felony offense to drive while intoxicated with kids on board. Another proposal also would revoke an offender’s license to drive a car for boating while intoxicated convictio...
23:52, 08/05/2019

CIOs Crack Open the 'Black Box' of Tech Productivity Chief information officers are using tools to get a bird’s-eye view of their organizations’ productivity in an effort to cut costs, generate revenue and improve efficiency....
09:39, 06/04/2019

First crack in Ineos armor as Thomas loses time Defending champion Geraint Thomas lost five seconds to Ineos team mate Egan Bernal in the Tour de France's third-stage finish on Monday as early questions were raised over the British team's leadership....
19:13, 07/08/2019

Raptors take second crack at title in Warriors' Oakland farewell OAKLAND, Calif. - - The Toronto Raptors hope to celebrate the closing of Oracle Arena with a party of international magnitude when they take a second shot at the championship Thursday night in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warrior...
06:52, 06/13/2019

Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
02:52, 07/17/2019

Ex-Overstock CEO planned crypto dividend to thwart short sellers When Patrick Byrne vacated the helm of Overstock last month, he left a nasty surprise for short sellers. Brokers at JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley in recent days have been helping short sellers roll back a bizarre plan by Overstock’s controversial ex-CE...
06:13, 09/18/2019

Lawmakers circle the airport while crypto innovators move offshore While the U.S. continues to stumble over how to regulate cryptocurrencies, innovators aren't waiting around. They're moving their businesses overseas.Read More...
12:00, 08/11/2019

Bitcoin's November Crash: Bringing Clarity to the Crypto King The next time you have a family gathering, if you want to bring a loud dinner table discussion to a screeching silence, ask if anyone can explain how cryptocurrencies work....
15:39, 05/01/2019

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given ...
17:52, 06/18/2019

New tokens thrive in crypto market but sales raise questions Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) have been the latest darlings in raising funds for cryptocurrency projects, but intensifying regulatory scrutiny and investors' concern about the viability of the companies raising capital are flashing red flags....
23:13, 06/20/2019

Explainer: Initial exchange offerings flourish in crypto market Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) are currently the most popular fundraising trend in the cryptocurrency industry, which has seen poster child bitcoin surge more than 150% in 2019. As the name suggests, initial exchange offerings are conducted over c...
20:39, 06/20/2019

Binance continues crusade for crypto world domination with new dev platform Just days after announcing its digital asset lending platform, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges Binance has announced the launch of another new platform, this time targeted at blockchain developers. In a blog post yesterday, Binanc...
18:39, 08/30/2019

Crypto Promoter Makes Speedy Recovery After Being Too Ill to Meet Buffett The abrupt postponement of the lunch between Warren Buffett and Justin Sun, a Chinese citizen who paid $4.6 million in a charity auction for the opportunity, sparked speculation on Chinese social media about the reasons for the crypto entrepreneur’s ...
17:13, 07/24/2019

UK regulator wants crypto-derivatives ban to protect ‘ill-suited’ retail investors The UK‘s Financial Conduct Authority has proposed a ban on cryptocurrency-related investment products to protect retail investors. In an announcement released earlier today, the FCA said that cryptocurrency-based derivatives and exchange traded notes...
15:13, 07/03/2019

Crypto Promoter Wins Bidding War for Lunch With Warren Buffett Blockchain entrepreneur and cryptocurrency promoter Justin Sun won the charity auction to have lunch with billionaire investor and bitcoin skeptic Warren Buffett....
01:52, 06/04/2019

Alleged 'Snake Oil' Crypto Firm Sues Over Boos at Black Hat The paper being presented suggested that the two researchers had a method to quickly find large semiprime numbers and essentially break RSA-2048 and any other semiprime-based encryption....
18:39, 08/24/2019

Firefox 69 blocks cookies and crypto-mining tracking by default After announcing new security efforts in June, Mozilla is now rolling out the features for all Firefox users on Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. By partnering with Disconnect, Firefox will now block third-party cookies; it can also block crypto-miner...
05:39, 09/04/2019

Crypto Briefing launches Simetri research for cryptocurrency investors  Crypto Briefing, an independent cryptocurrency review and news platform, is launching a subscription service dubbed Simetri for crypto investors.Read More...
21:00, 07/09/2019

IRS warns crypto holders: dodge tax and we'll hand out stiff punishments Service sending out warning letters to more than 10,000 peopleIRS chief: ‘Taxpayers should take these letters very seriously’Watch out, crypto-heads – the taxman cometh. The Internal Revenue Service has begun mailing more than 10,000 letters to crypt...
09:13, 07/27/2019

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial stability watchdog said....
13:26, 05/31/2019

Alleged “snake oil” crypto company sues over boos at Black Hat Enlarge / Things got weird during a sponsored talk at this year's Black Hat USA conference. Now it's spawning a lawsuit. (credit: Getty Images) One of the strangest moments at the Black Hat USA security conference in Las Vegas this month has now be...
19:13, 08/23/2019

CORRECTED-Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law Tired of seeing Senegal's seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use....
22:26, 07/30/2019

Hudson solid, Cardinals crack Keller in 6-0 rout of Royals Cardinals rookie Dakota Hudson tossed six innings of five-hit ball, Royals counterpart Brad Keller allowed a no-hit bid to crumble in spectacular fashion, and St. Louis went on to beat Kansas City 6-0 on Wednesday night      ...
08:52, 08/15/2019

China pressuring corporations to crack down on Hong Kong protesters A major airline company is investigating “rumors circulating online” that employees are drafting a letter supporting the Hong Kong protests as China pressures business leaders to help stifle the political crisis....
02:00, 08/20/2019

Tanzania politician says he wants to launch database of married men to crack down on cheating The governor of Tanzania's largest city wants to create a database that tracks married men in the East African region in order to crack down on infidelity and "humiliating" women, he said this week....
09:39, 08/16/2019

Apparently, Facebook Had to Crack Down On Major Pro-Trump Advertiser. But That's Not the Weird Bit... Facebook banned the second-largest supplier of pro-Trump ads on its platform, the Epoch Times, after the group tried to sneak thousands of ads past its review system, according to an NBC report Thursday.Read more......
09:39, 08/23/2019

Take-Two Sends Investigators To YouTuber’s House To Crack Down On Borderlands 3 Leaks After two weeks of no uploads, a notable Borderlands personality on YouTube returned to the platform yesterday with a video explaining his absence. He said that the game’s publisher Take-Two Interactive hit his channel with several copyright strikes ...
03:26, 08/08/2019

U.S. state legal chiefs, telecom firms set to crack down on robocalls Attorneys general from 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will announce on Thursday they are joining forces with major telecommunications providers, including AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Comcast Corp, Sprint Corp and T-Mobile Us In...
19:26, 08/22/2019

It Could Crack 120 Degrees in Death Valley as Extreme Heat Roasts Much of the U.S. Death Valley is no stranger to scorching temperatures, but the heat gripping the park and surrounding area still stands out for its intensity and scope. The park is expected to see temperatures climb as high as 120 degrees Fahrenheit this week thanks...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Italians try to crack Leonardo da Vinci DNA code with lock of hair Hair tagged as polymath’s in US collection to be tested against remains in French graveTwo Italian experts are set to perform a DNA test on a lock of hair that they say might have belonged to Leonardo da Vinci.The hair strand was found in a private c...
14:39, 05/01/2019

USA emerge as World Cup favorites as hosts France crack under pressure The US are two wins away from repeating as World Cup champions after a night where head coach Jill Ellis pushed all the right buttonsMegan Rapinoe hoped that it would be “a total shitshow circus” and Friday’s quarter-final between the US and France d...
17:13, 06/29/2019

Dems hope Pelosi’s resistance to impeachment will crack in June For the House’s growing impeachment caucus, June is shaping up to be the most critical month to make their case to a reluctant Speaker Nancy Pelosi.A month packed with subpoena fights, hearings on obstruction of justice and legal battles over Trump’s...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Massive crack from California earthquake becomes bizarre tourist attraction Curious tourists have traveled for miles to check out the damage from the California earthquake, with many taking selfies. Some people even stuck body parts in the crack to see how deep it goes....
21:26, 07/10/2019

Facebook, YouTube Crack Down on Bogus Cancer Treatment Claims Facebook and YouTube are being flooded with scientifically dubious and potentially harmful information about alternative cancer treatments, which sometimes gets viewed millions of times, a Wall Street Journal examination found....
17:26, 07/02/2019

Scientists crack secret of dragonfish’s deadly ‘invisible’ teeth A deep-sea fish can hide its enormous, jutting teeth from prey because its chompers are virtually invisible — until it’s too late. What’s the dragonfish’s secret? The teeth are transparent, and now scientists have discovered how the fish accomplished...
21:13, 06/06/2019

Crack addict tried killing man in London after listening to ‘West End Girls’ In a near-deadly case of life imitating art, lawyers for a schizophrenic crack addict say he traveled to the West End of London — after listening to the Pet Shop Boys song “West End Girls” — and tried killing a man because he ...
03:13, 06/20/2019

Unrelenting Knicks heckles briefly crack Kevin Durant The Knicks buzz is following Kevin Durant everywhere. As Durant’s Warriors lost Game 4 to the Rockets 112-108 in Houston on Monday to even their best-of-seven series – moving him two losses closer to free agency this summer – one relentless Rockets ...
09:00, 05/07/2019

La Liga Fined €250,000 For Spying On App Users To Crack Down On Illegal Streams Spain’s La Liga was fined €250,000 today by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, one year after admitting that its mobile app was spying on some users’ phones in an attempt to find out if they were watching games on illegal feeds....
02:26, 06/12/2019

Trump Announces Tariffs on All Mexican Imports to Crack Down on Migrants (WASHINGTON) — In a surprise announcement that could compromise a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge o...
03:52, 05/31/2019

MTA hiring consultant to crack down on payroll amid overtime fiasco The MTA will hire an outside consultant to review of its payroll systems amid outrage over extraordinary overtime bills filed by some employees at the Long Island Rail Road....
05:00, 05/23/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' on pace to crack $300 million in U.S. and Canada opening Marvel superhero spectacle "Avengers: Endgame" hauled in a record $60 million at U.S. and Canadian box offices on Thursday night, and distributor Walt Disney Co "cautiously" predicted an unprecedented $300 million weekend debut....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Police crack down on resurgent gilets jaunes protesters in Paris Dozens arrested and more than 30 Métro stations closed as yellow vests take advantage of climate marchesDemonstrators from the so-called Black Bloc anarchist group infiltrated a peaceful climate change march in Paris on Saturday, smashing shop and bu...
18:39, 09/21/2019

Chinese police crack down on bitcoin miners over $3m of stolen electricity Police in eastern city of Zhenjiang confiscate almost 4,000 of bitcoin mining devicesPolice in eastern China have cracked down on a ring of illicit bitcoin miners who stole nearly $3m (£2.4m) worth of electricity to generate the digital currency, pro...
20:39, 07/12/2019

Researchers helped French police dismantle a crypto-mining botnet It seems like every week there's news of a new piece of malware being used to steal user data or to take control of devices. For once, though, there's some good news in the war on intrusive software: A botnet which was spreading crypto-mini...
18:39, 09/02/2019

Rapid bitcoin rally cheers crypto market investors, others wary Bitcoin hit its highest level in 10 months on Tuesday, raising hopes among cryptocurrency enthusiasts of greater mainstream acceptance as an escalating U.S.-China trade war roiled global markets, but others urged investor caution....
20:00, 05/14/2019

A Crypto Miner Cuts Costs and Rides Bitcoin's Price Rise Hut 8 Mining, a Canadian firm that deals in bitcoin, has returned to profitability, offering a unique look at the impact of the recent rally in the cryptocurrency....
22:39, 08/28/2019

Alleged “snake oil” crypto company sues over boos at Black Hat [Updated] Enlarge / Things got weird during a sponsored talk at this year's Black Hat USA conference. Now it's spawning a lawsuit. (credit: Getty Images) One of the strangest moments at the Black Hat USA security conference in Las Vegas this month has now be...
08:52, 08/24/2019

'Facebook is already too big and too powerful': Senate to dig into Libra, the tech giant's new crypto project (FB) The US Senate Banking Committee plans to hold a hearing on Facebook's newly-announced Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16th, Reuters reports. On Tuesday, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the ranking member of the committee, responded to the announc...
14:00, 06/20/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin now holds 70% of the total crypto market share’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Kierkegaard used to say: Money ma...
11:26, 08/21/2019

Coinbase’s crypto debit card launches in 6 more EU countries, despite user problems Following its launch in the UK in April, Coinbase is rolling out its cryptocurrency debit card to more European countries, despite users reporting numerous problems. The cryptocurrency exchange will be launching its Coinbase Card in six more European...
13:26, 06/12/2019

Bitcoin Tops $9,000 as Crypto Rally Trounces Stocks, Bonds, Gold and Oil The price of bitcoin rose above $9,000 to a 13-month high, extending a rebound that has made cryptocurrencies far outperform traditional asset classes this year....
12:39, 06/17/2019

Apple Card won't support jailbroken iPhones, bans crypto and gambling With the Apple Card set to arrive later this month in the US, details have begun to surface which reveal a number of restrictions for using the Cupertino company's new credit card.Posted publicly on the website of investment bank Goldman Sachs, ...
07:26, 08/05/2019

Swiss data watchdog awaits details on Facebook crypto plan Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tuesday, noting it wants more details to help define its oversight role over the U.S. social media ...
03:13, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
22:26, 07/16/2019

1 million crypto-jacking attempts blocked daily, despite Coinhive’s demise The cryptocurrency mining script Coinhive may have shut down earlier this year, but crypto-jackers are still active across the internet. Many devices originally infected with Coinhive are also still trying to illicitly mine cryptocurrency. According ...
20:13, 05/02/2019

One of the World's Largest Crypto Exchanges, Binance, Hacked to the Tune of $40 Million Cryptocurrency trading hub Binance, one of the world’s largest, has confirmed it lost about 7,000 Bitcoins (around $40 million) to hackers after its so-called “hot wallet,” i.e. one connected to the internet and used to process transactions, was brea...
07:13, 05/08/2019

HTC Exodus 1s Crypto-Smartphone With Bitcoin Full Node Support Announced HTC has announced that it is bringing another crypto-smartphone in the form of Exodus 1s. The phone will retail in between $250 (roughly Rs. 17,500) and $300 (roughly Rs. 21,000)....
13:39, 05/15/2019

Crypto Promoter Justin Sun Postpones Charity Lunch With Warren Buffett Cryptocurrency investor Justin Sun, who paid a record $4.6 million in a charity auction to have lunch with Warren Buffett, abruptly postponed his meeting with the billionaire investor this week citing a health condition....
15:00, 07/23/2019

Jaguar Land Rover wants you to hand over your driving data and will give you crypto Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about a new program from Jaguar/Land Rover that awards drivers cryptocurrency if they share information.        ...
20:26, 04/29/2019

Swiss privacy office wants details on Facebook's Libra crypto project Switzerland's privacy watchdog said on Tuesday it has yet to receive a reply to a July 17 letter seeking details about Facebook's Swiss-based Libra cryptocurrency project, adding it needs the information to determine its oversight role....
18:26, 07/23/2019

Dutch central bank has new rules for crypto, says it’s ‘vulnerable to financial crime’ The Dutch central bank has today announced it must begin supervising cryptocurrency companies (including wallet providers) under the fifth European anti-money laundering directive, which came into effect in July. Firms that offer services to exchange...
16:39, 09/03/2019

Justice Dept. sues crypto exchange for laundering ransom funds The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against a cryptocurrency exchange and one of its owners, saying they laundered ransom funds collected through cyberattacks and other illicit activity....
12:52, 08/02/2019

$840,000 Bitcoin ransom plot foiled, kidnapped crypto traders rescued Police in India have rescued three people, including two cryptocurrency traders, that were held to ransom for two weeks to the sum of 80 Bitcoin ($840,000). At 2.30am on Sunday, a man with a pistol was spotted outside Shankara Residency in Bhankrota....
18:52, 07/15/2019

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
18:00, 07/04/2019

DNA evidence helps cops crack 1983 Florida rape case Florida authorities used DNA evidence to find the man they say raped a woman more than three decades ago. Timothy Norris, 60, was identified in connection with the break-in rape 36 years ago at a home in Coral Springs, police said Friday. The victim ...
02:28, 08/19/2019

Govt urged to crack down on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players rack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold to children, according to a damning new report....
20:39, 09/12/2019

Trump administration moves to crack down on illegal immigrants in public housing The Trump administration on Friday moved forward with a proposed rule to make it harder for illegal immigrants to use public housing -- the latest crackdown by the administration on immigrants seeking to use public assistance....
22:13, 05/11/2019

Irmim Shamim Is First Gujjar Woman From J&K's Rajouri To Crack AIIMS Exam Irmim Shamim became the first Gujjar woman in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district to qualify for All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after she cleared the MBBS entrance exam in June....
09:13, 08/26/2019

Philadelphia 5-year-old brings 22 bags of crack cocaine to school, police say A Philadelphia father is under investigation this week after police say his five-year-old son brought dozens of bags of crack cocaine to his preschool....
18:00, 05/15/2019

U.S.-backed forces crack down on Islamic State fighters in Syria's Deir al Zor U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said on Wednesday they had begun a campaign against "terrorists" linked to Islamic State in a strategic town in the oil rich eastern province of Deir al Zor that residents and witnesses say has been at the center of pro...
03:39, 05/16/2019

Senators ask Jeff Bezos to crack down on thousands of unsafe products on Amazon Three Senate Democrats sent a letter to Amazon urging the company to do something about the thousands of unsafe or banned products listed on the e-commerce site....
02:13, 08/30/2019

Irmim Shamim, 1st Gujjar Woman From J&K To Crack AIIMS Exam, Felicitated Irmim Shamim, the first Gujjar woman in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district to qualify for All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), was felicitated by Army at an event on Monday....
09:13, 09/03/2019

Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content....
23:26, 05/21/2019

Crack Cocaine Makes a Paris Neighborhood ‘Hell’ for Users and Residents Five squalid acres at the edge of the city are home to France’s largest open-air crack market — an “apocalyptic situation,” the local police chief says....
09:52, 08/18/2019

Scarlett Johansson takes another crack at explaining why any actor should be able to play any role Yesterday, some comments from an interview that Scarlett Johansson gave to As If magazine came out, resurrecting a few controversies that she’s been involved with in the last couple years—specifically her role as the traditionally Asian character Maj...
20:13, 07/14/2019

Researchers crack open Facebook campaign that pushed malware for years Enlarge / Artist's impression of wireless hackers in your computer. (credit: TimeStopper/Getty Images) Researchers have exposed a network of Facebook accounts that used Libya-themed news and topics to push malware to tens of thousands of people ove...
08:26, 07/02/2019

Investigators crack cold case murder of South Dakota woman The murder of a pharmacist who was raped and strangled in her home in a South Dakota city more than half a century ago has been solved with the use of DNA technology and genealogy databases, police said....
19:13, 06/18/2019

California looks to crack down on vaccine exemptions amid national measles outbreak Amid a national measles outbreak, California lawmakers are weighing new legislation aimed at cracking down on vaccination exemptions.        ...
12:39, 06/20/2019

Shaq and Skechers are taking on a tough-to-crack basketball shoe market The NBA’s famous big man is back to selling affordable kids' shoes, this time with a new partner who has international ties.       ...
16:13, 08/08/2019

Hamas shifts tactics in bitcoin fundraising, highlighting crypto risks: research The armed wing of Hamas is using increasingly complex methods of raising funds via bitcoin, researchers say, highlighting the difficulties regulators face in tracking cryptocurrency financing of outfits designated by some as terrorist groups....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Bitcoin wallets aren’t addresses — a secret guide for embarrassed crypto noobs Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. If you own any cryptocurrency, the chances are you’ve had to use an address, or a wallet, or both. It’s c...
15:52, 06/21/2019

Investigators Say Late Owner of QuadrigaCX Crypto Exchange Siphoned Client Holdings The late founder of catastrophically failed Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX (QCX) “took most of the money entrusted to him by clients and spent much of it on himself and his wife,” the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a report release...
08:52, 06/25/2019

Facebook crypto plans turn up heat on EU banks over real-time payments The euro zone could have an instant payments system shared by all banks in the bloc by the end of 2020, finance industry officials said, as lenders face more competition from the likes of Facebook and other tech firms....
18:13, 06/26/2019

Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook's crypto project Bitcoin dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project until concerns ranging from privacy to money-laundering were addressed....
11:00, 07/11/2019

Dutch central bank to regulate crypto firms from January 10, orders them to register The Dutch central bank announced on Tuesday it would begin regulating companies that offer crypto-currency services beginning on Jan. 10 and said they must register to remain in business....
11:39, 09/03/2019

UK’s ‘most deprived’ village builds tidal energy crypto miners to reconnect with technology It’s often said that machines will perform upwards of 40 percent of the world’s jobs by 2035 — but one artist is out to prove that automated technologies can bring positive change too, and he’s using DIY cryptocurrency miners to do it. Jaywick, a sle...
21:13, 08/29/2019

Advisors down on crypto but give cannabis stocks and passive investing a thumbs up: survey The advisor survey from the Financial Planning Association reveals advisors are upbeat about the economy, still like passive investing and are interested in cannabis-related holdings but remain skeptical about cryptocurrencies....
15:26, 06/06/2019

Jaguar Land Rover offers car owners crypto to share their driving data Jaguar Land Rover drivers may soon be able to earn cryptocurrency for allowing their cars to transmit data about traffic, potholes and other metrics to the car maker and interested parties....
15:26, 04/29/2019

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete facts about Facebook‘s Libra (formally known as GlobalCoin) have been made public so far. Reports indi...
21:39, 06/17/2019

Blockchain consulting firm allegedly extorted crypto start-up with threats to hijack its ICO A New York-based blockchain consulting firm allegedly extorted a Seattle-based crypto start-up with threats to hijack its initial coin offering, in a case announced Wednesday by the Eastern District of New York prosecutor....
22:39, 09/18/2019

Canada’s Revenue Agency is now curious about defunct crypto exchange QuadrigaCX’s tax returns Canada’s Revenue Agency is now looking into the corporate tax returns submitted by QuadrigaCX, the troubled cryptocurrency which collapsed earlier this year, taking approximately $134 million of users’ funds with it. That’s according to the trustee o...
20:39, 09/17/2019

Warren Buffett charity lunch in limbo after crypto promoter issues apology Chinese cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun issued a lengthy public apology on Thursday for the manner in which he promoted his $4.57 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett, raising questions over whether the event will go ahead....
10:39, 07/25/2019

Hackers steal over $40 million worth of bitcoin from one of the world's-largest crypto exchanges Binance warned that "hackers may still control certain user accounts and may use those to influence prices" but said it would cover the incident "in full," meaning users' funds would not be affected....
06:39, 05/08/2019

Members of Facebook's 'Crypto Mafia' Reportedly Getting Cold Feet About Libra Currency At least two of the 28 entities that have signed on for Facebook’s planned Libra currency are now getting nervous about the project, according to a new report from the Financial Times. And Facebook is just as worried about being the only company curr...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Inspired By Super 30, Odisha Tea-Seller Helps Poor Students Crack NEET A noble initiative in Odisha akin to famed Super 30 experiment of the mathematician Anand Kumar, is giving wings to wards of humble vegetable sellers, fishermen and marginal farmers to crack the NEET......
14:39, 09/12/2019

Trump told staff to crack down on forecasters who contradicted his claim that Dorian may hit Alabama The order to disavow a National Weather Service tweet contradicting President Trump's claim that Hurricane Dorian could hit Alabama came from the White House....
04:13, 09/12/2019

Trump administration's aim to crack down on food-stamp 'loophole' deepens ideological clash A proposed rule change for the food-stamp program, outlined this past week by the Agriculture Department, has highlighted the ideological clash between President Trump’s attempts to tighten government entitlement programs and efforts in some states t...
03:00, 07/29/2019

Revealed: Satellite images show huge crack caused by California quake The impact of Southern California's strongest earthquake in 20 years has been revealed after satellite images showed how a huge crack emerged in the Earth's surface....
17:52, 07/09/2019

Senators call on DHS to crack down on cocoa imports made with forced child labor U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan today calling on him to crack down on imported cocoa produced with forced child labor. The senators cited an investigation by ...
21:52, 07/16/2019

'We have a problem': Top Navy SEAL tells commanders to crack down on disciplinary and ethics issues The head of the Navy's SEAL Teams sent a letter to his commanders telling them "We have a problem" in bold type following reports of disciplinary problems across the elite force....
10:52, 08/02/2019

Manhattan DA helps deported crack dealer get green card in exchange for testimony Manhattan prosecutors are helping an admitted crack cocaine dealer and illegal immigrant deported in 2007 get a green card to live in the US in exchange for ear-witness testimony in a slay case. Roberto Jose Carvajal had been booted back to his nativ...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Mysterious Inscription Baffles French Village, Prize Offered to Crack the Code A recently discovered engraving is baffling local people in the small village in north-west France. The locals have made various attempts to decipher the inscription and have enlisted the help of many local experts to no avail. Now they are offering ...
21:39, 05/11/2019

Twitter and Facebook crack down on accounts linked to Chinese campaign against Hong Kong Company also suspends thousands of accounts as it reports ‘state-backed information operation’Twitter has removed nearly 1,000 accounts and suspended thousands of others tied to a campaign by the Chinese government against protesters in Hong Kong, th...
09:39, 08/20/2019

Making sense of chaos? Algos scour social media for clues to crypto moves After months of relative calm in cryptocurrency markets, bitcoin exploded back into life in April with its sharpest price jump in over a year - but few people could convincingly explain why....
10:00, 07/17/2019

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms.       ...
21:13, 06/18/2019

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market players from Asia to New York said....
20:00, 08/14/2019

‘Full-time #crypto trader’ gets 20 months in prison for selling stolen data for Bitcoin A UK man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison and fined more than £400,000 ($486,000) for selling stolen personal data on the dark web for Bitcoin. Authorities caught Elliot Gunton (19), who pleaded guilty, after they discovered a laptop contain...
21:39, 08/16/2019

CORRECTED-Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook's crypto project Bitcoin dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project until concerns ranging from privacy to money-laundering were addressed....
20:52, 07/11/2019

Vicious malware threatens to turn search engine into crypto-mining zombie botnet Enterprise search engine Elasticsearch is under threat of being turned into a sophisticated cryptocurrency mining botnet to be used in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro describes a new malware strain that la...
17:00, 07/23/2019

NYPD offers record $111,500 reward to crack Robert Bolden’s cold-case murder The NYPD wants to make sure this cop killer gets caught – no matter how long it takes. The department is offering a record $111,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the coward who gunned down off-duty Brooklyn cop Robert Bolden at Dunn...
23:52, 07/17/2019

Bloody knife possibly linked to Jennifer Dulos case traded for crack: report A Hartford man claims he found a knife and bloody pillow near trash cans where evidence in the Jennifer Dulos case was recovered — but traded the weapon for a $5 piece of crack, according to a new report. The man, who was not identified because he co...
17:00, 08/03/2019

Mexico vows crack down on human traffickers, aims to finish border guard reinforcement Mexico will fully deploy National Guard forces on its southern border with Guatemala this week and vowed to crack down on human traffickers after nearly 800 people were found in transport containers headed for the U.S. border, officials said on Monda...
19:26, 06/17/2019

How an early Biden crime bill created the sentencing disparity for crack and cocaine trafficking The 1986 law including the “100-1” provision passed with overwhelming support. Biden later disavowed the measure, which came to be viewed as one of the most racially slanted federal sentencing policies....
01:52, 07/29/2019

Cornel West says Biden needs to get off 'symbolic crack pipe' or black voters will head to Trump Harvard University Professor Cornel West said Tuesday that former Vice President Joe Biden “needs to get off his symbolic crack pipe” or he’ll lose black voters to President Trump in the 2020 election....
09:52, 05/29/2019

Facebook's crypto project echoes board member Peter Thiel's original vision for PayPal If Facebook succeeds in scaling its blockchain payments project to its more than 2 billion users, the company will deliver on Peter Thiel's original vision of online payments....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Crypto bulls hail Facebook's reported move into digital assets as a key moment in tech history Facebook's reported move into cryptocurrency could amount to the biggest catalyst for digital assets in their decade-long history, some crypto investors say....
22:13, 06/17/2019

Founder of crypto exchange Quadriga moved users’ funds to personal accounts: Ernst & Young Gerald Cotten, who died in December, transferred customers' money to his own accounts and likely traded fake currency deposits for real cryptocurrency, a recent report found....
00:26, 06/21/2019

Celebrate Wild Kingdom’s Jim Fowler by watching Johnny Carson crack jokes about his animal friends Jim Fowler, the zoologist best known for hosting wildlife documentary series Wild Kingdom, died Wednesday at age 89. He was also, as the YouTube channel that archives Johnny Carson-era Tonight Show segments knows, very good at bringing animals onto a...
23:52, 05/10/2019

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost to bust ghosts/crack jokes for Amazon's Truth Seekers It’s been a long time since Simon Pegg and Nick Frost teamed up for a proper genre parody, and while they’re not quite working with Edgar Wright on another Cornetto movie, they are going to be making a show about ghosts for Amazon Prime. This comes f...
08:39, 08/06/2019

Chuck E. Cheese compares 'fake currency' bitcoin to prize tokens, setting up a Twitter feud between the mascot and furious crypto fans Susan Montgomery/Shutterstock Chuck E. Cheese — the mascot of arcade and pizza chain Chuck E. Cheese's — compared bitcoin to the chain's prize tokens. On Tuesday, Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover tweeted: "Chuck E Cheese tokens are cool ...
05:13, 07/04/2019

'Time AI' Crypto Company Sues Black Hat After People Laughed at Its 'Time AI' Tech The creator of a curious encryption technology was heckled on stage during a bizarre presentation at the recent Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, and now the company has filed suit against the conference organizers for allowing them to be r...
22:52, 08/26/2019

Apex Legends Season 2 Release Update: New Legends Crypto and Rosie teased by Respawn It looks like Apex Legends Season 2 could be getting not just Wattson, but also Crypto and Rosie coming soon, too - here's what we know about the upcoming roster of Legends....
08:26, 06/18/2019

Shop licence in doubt after raid finds canisters of 'hippy crack' in newsagent A newsagent accused of keeping 255 laughing gas canisters in a safe to sell as a psychoactive drug to customers faces being stripped of its alcohol licence in a council crackdown on so-called "hippy crack"....
16:26, 09/17/2019

'Game of Thrones': Fans crack Starbucks jokes after coffee cup spotted in feast scene You didn't need to be a three-eyed raven to spot the decidedly non-medieval, paper Starbucks coffee cup during the post-battle feast scene in Sunday's post-battle episode, "The Last Starks."        ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

The crypto marketing war — a story about guerilla marketing When I first joined the blockchain space as a PR guy a few years ago, my focus was almost entirely centered on press coverage on high profile business publications. Sure thing, most of my clients simply would not buy anything but Forbes, Business Ins...
10:26, 05/09/2019

Gears of War Fans Who Love Multiplayer Are Going to Love Gears 5 I’m looking for answers in the frozen landscape near Mount Kadar when the ice storm hits. It’s cold this far north, and sometimes the sky drops hail the size of a van. As I make my way through the snowy wastes, running and dodging the gia...
00:52, 09/19/2019

The Five Best Price Tracking Tools Figuring out the best time to buy something requires constant watch over ever-fluctuating online prices, and some knowledge of how prices have changed in the past. Luckily, you don’t have to figure it all out yourself—there are great tools to help yo...
00:53, 09/19/2019

Dozens charged in Texas health care fraud scheme, prosecutors say Federal prosecutors in Texas announced Wednesday that 58 people had been charged in connection with assorted health care fraud schemes revolving around the illegal distribution of more than six million opioid pills....
01:26, 09/19/2019

Fed pumps more cash as key rate breaks above target The Federal Reserve injected another $75 billion into the U.S. banking system on Wednesday, restoring a measure of order after a bout of extreme volatility inside the bank funding market drove the central bank's benchmark interest rate above its targ...
01:26, 09/19/2019

Tropical moisture possible early next week! TUCSON – Another quiet day for most with some isolated activity for higher elevations to the south and east of Tucson. We could get some tropical moisture by the end of the weekend upping our chance for rain! Today: Warm with tons of sunshine....
01:26, 09/19/2019

Rep. Joe Kennedy to Announce Challenge of Sen. Markey in Massachusetts Primary BOSTON — Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, a scion of one of America’s most storied political families, is set to announce he will challenge U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in the state’s Democratic primary in 2020. A person with kno...
02:13, 09/19/2019

Investor keeps making bank selling Soho townhouses Real estate investor and former tech investor Arthur Becker’s savvy $20 million stake in architect Cary Tamarkin’s 10 Sullivan St. keeps paying off. In 2016, Becker (who was married to Vera Wang from 1989 to 2012) traded that stake in the...
02:13, 09/19/2019

The Latest: Defiant Israel PM seeks to lead ruling coalition Israel’s prime minister says he will seek to lead a ruling coalition with his religious and nationalist allies, despite falling short of a parliamentary majority in Tuesday’s elections...
02:13, 09/19/2019

HBO Max will revive 'The Boondocks' for a two-season run HBO Max is bringing back animated series The Boondocks for two more seasons next year. The 24 planned episodes, along with the previous 55, will be available on WarnerMedia's streaming service in fall 2020....
03:13, 09/19/2019

Cuomo signs law making it easier to prosecute rape cases Joined by Academy Award-winning actresses Mira Sorvino and Julianne Moore, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that extends the time period to bring criminal and civil cases for rape and other sex crimes. Prosecutions could be brought for ra...
03:13, 09/19/2019

Watch: Tourist slaps gum on sign from double-decker bus in Manhattan The confectionery vandal was seen slyly reaching up and adding a new piece to the mess of old chewy candy on the sign outside City Hall along Broadway at Park Place as the open-roof TopView coach drove slowly below....
03:13, 09/19/2019

Al Sharpton flubs Cokie Roberts’ name in failed tribute tweet "Saddened to hear of the passing of legendary journalist Cookie Roberts. Here is a Easter Sunday special we did in 2011. May she Rest in Peace", Sharpton said in a since-deleted Tuesday tweet....
03:13, 09/19/2019

Facebook to train AI with police bodycam footage to combat extremism Facebook will work with law enforcement agencies to train its artificial intelligence systems to detect videos of violent events as part of its ongoing battle against extremism on the platform....
03:13, 09/19/2019

Mars orbiter captures crazy photo of planet’s North Pole The Mars we’ve often seen in photos from rovers and orbiters is dry, dusty and barren, but there are parts of the planet that, when viewed separately, could trick you into thinking you’re looking at a totally foreign alien land. The latest snap...
03:13, 09/19/2019

AT&T Considering Split With DirecTV AT&T is exploring parting with its DirecTV unit, people familiar with the matter said, a move that would mark a mark a sharp course correction in strategy for the phone giant....
04:00, 09/19/2019

Pennsylvania joins states opposed to merger of T-Mobile, Sprint Pennsylvania is joining more than a dozen states that have filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping T-Mobile US's $26 billion purchase of Sprint, New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a statement on Wednesday....
04:00, 09/19/2019

SickKids highlights crowded ICU conditions amid massive redevelopment project A partnership between SickKids and Airbnb saw a conference room converted into a four-bed room. It was meant to show what it's like to give care currently within its ICU....
04:00, 09/19/2019

PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Sept 19 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:26, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Parts shortage leads GM to lay off 1,200 temporarily in Canada The strike against General Motors Co's U.S. operations has led to a parts shortage, the automaker said on Wednesday, and as a result it announced the temporary lay-offs of 1,200 workers at its Oshawa assembly plant in Canada....
04:26, 09/19/2019

Shay Mitchell Leaves Her Boyfriend on Read While Celebrating Her Baby Shower With Strippers Big mom energy! Shay Mitchell is ready to welcome her first child... but first, she had to have a bomb baby shower. "I know I said that I wasn't gonna have a baby shower......
04:26, 09/19/2019

Who needs qubits? Factoring algorithm run on a probabilistic computer Enlarge / The correct answer is a matter of probabilities, so some related wrong answers also appear with some frequency. The phenomenal success of our integrated circuits managed to obscure an awkward fact: they're not always the best way to solv...
04:26, 09/19/2019

Are Only Black American Descendants of US Slaves Deserving of Reparations? With the nation’s renewed focus on whether or how to compensate black Americans for the evils of generations of chattel slavery in the U.S. and its systemically racist aftermath, some have questioned who should qualify for reparations should such rep...
05:13, 09/19/2019

Anyway, Here's Justin Trudeau Wearing Brownface Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was photographed wearing brownface at a gala at his place of employment in 2001. Trudeau was 29 at the time and working as a teacher at a private school, according to a report from TIME Magazine published Wednes...
05:13, 09/19/2019

New Mexico Gov. New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is unveiling a plan to make college tuition free for in-state residents today, the New York Times reports. If passed by the legislature, it’ll join New York’s Excelsior Scholarship as one of the most progressive...
05:13, 09/19/2019

UN summits to urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a “driver for meaningful, positive change”, according to the man at the helm of the Organiz...
05:13, 09/19/2019

Mitsubishi Has Another Weird Hybrid SUV Concept On The Way Mitsubishi might be on the small side when it comes to automakers as a whole, but it dreams big—well, maybe “big” isn’t the word. Its dreams are weird, and in a world that often needs more weird, maybe that is a big deal. The newest iteration of tha...
05:14, 09/19/2019

How Did Drones Take Out 5 Percent Of The World's Oil Supply? On September 14, some as-yet officially unknown perpetrators launched a complex attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. The attack was apparently carried out by drones, cruise missiles, or both. It cut Saudi Arabia’s oil exports by half, a big deal c...
05:14, 09/19/2019

‘Breaking Bad’ fans: You’ll only have three days to catch the movie in theaters Breaking Bad fans who’ve been looking forward to the Netflix movie that will serve as a sequel to the fantastic AMC series probably don’t need to be reminded that the October 11 premiere date is drawing closer. That’s when El Camino...
05:16, 09/19/2019

Fed cuts rates, facing global risks and pressure from Trump The Federal Reserve lowered its interest rate target by a quarter percentage point Wednesday, its second consecutive rate cut, in an effort to keep the economic expansion running despite signs of weakening global growth and domestic fears about Presi...
05:39, 09/19/2019

No, the Great American Bread Machine isn't dying The most recent census report on U.S. household income contained some fundamental good news that should be celebrated. Stated in constant 2018 dollars and including all forms of income, the shares of wealth heading toward high-income, middle-income, ...
05:39, 09/19/2019

Trump announces elimination of California auto emissions authority President Trump announced Wednesday that his administration will eliminate California's authority to set greenhouse gas emissions limits for passenger cars stricter than federal regulations....
05:39, 09/19/2019

Tap water contaminants linked with 100,000 cancer cases, US study finds Most of the risk is from naturally occurring arsenic, the byproducts of chemicals used to disinfect water and contaminantsContaminated tap water causes 100,000 cancer cases in the US over a lifetime, according to a new study from scientists with the ...
07:13, 09/19/2019

Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei Approved Saudi Attack: Report Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approved last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure, CBS News reported on Wednesday, citing an unnamed US official....
07:39, 09/19/2019

Mark Zuckerberg To Meet US Senators Months After His Testimony Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg was expected in Washington Thursday for private talks with policymakers as the leading social network faces a myriad of regulatory and legal issues....
07:39, 09/19/2019

NYPD cop who ‘provided security’ for El Chapo’s wife busted for dealing cocaine An NYPD officer who provided security for the wife of El Chapo was busted for dealing cocaine and acting as security for other dealers in Queens, sources said Wednesday. Officer Ishmael Bailey, 36, escorted the wife of the notorious drug kingpin, Emm...
07:39, 09/19/2019

"Exceptional" Angel Di Maria Stars As PSG Tear Apart Sorry Real Madrid Angel Di Maria scored twice against his former club as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Real Madrid 3-0 to get off to the perfect start in the UEFA Champions League....
08:13, 09/19/2019

"Should Have Known Better": Justin Trudeau Sorry For Wearing 'Brownface' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday for wearing brownface and blackface after a yearbook picture surfaced showing him at an Arabian Nights-themed party in 2001, embroiling the......
08:39, 09/19/2019

The Rise and Demise of the Seleucid Empire The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic state that existed between the 4th and 1st centuries BC. It was established by Seleucus I Nicator ...
09:00, 09/19/2019

Body Snatchers, the Cemetery Entrepreneurs of the 18th and 19th Centuries Anatomists of the 18th and 19th centuries faced a dreadful predicament in that they lacked what would today be called ‘educational aids’.  They needed cadavers to dissect.   ...
09:00, 09/19/2019

Obama says presidents should avoid social media in apparent Trump jab Former president also said TV should be avoided: ‘Those are two things I’d advise, if you’re a good president, not to do’Barack Obama appeared to take a swipe at Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying he would “advise, if you’re president” to avoid social...
09:26, 09/19/2019

Tom Hiddleston: why his Broadway play has one very satisfied customer A female audience member is reported to have had an orgasm during a saucy scene in Betrayal. The ultimate endorsement – or highly inappropriate behaviour?Name: Tom Hiddleston.Age: 38. Continue reading......
09:26, 09/19/2019

Welcome to Orcland: Lord of the Rings to film in New Zealand Amazon has announced it will film its upcoming television series “The Lord of the Rings” in New Zealand, marking a return of the orcs, elves and hobbits to the country they became synonymous with over the course of six movies directed by Peter Jackso...
09:52, 09/19/2019

Beijing's new mega-airport ready to open China is poised to open a new mega-airport to the south of Beijing ahead of the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic. Find out what Beijing Daxing International Airport is all about....
10:26, 09/19/2019

Prada relegates fashion in favour of clothes Decision to serve the season without a big splash showed in the finish and finer detailingIf fashion is currently getting a bad rap for being trend-led and disposable, Miuccia Prada – the ridiculously influential fashion designer responsible for the ...
10:52, 09/19/2019

Pennsylvania man allegedly used drone to drop explosives on ex-girlfriend’s home A Pennsylvania man has been accused of using a drone to drop explosive devices on his ex-girlfriend’s home. Jason Muzzicato, 43, of Washington Township, was arrested back in June after he was linked to a series of nighttime explosions in March, The M...
10:52, 09/19/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg fires back against critics who say she should have retired under Obama Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fired back on Wednesday against critics who say the liberal justice should have retired while President Barack Obama was in office....
10:52, 09/19/2019

Here’s Who Will Win—And Who Should—at the 2019 Emmys The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards are upon us, and with them the time-honored tradition of guessing what the Television Academy will deem the past year’s greatest contributions to the medium of television. If you’re placing bets, I urge you ...
11:13, 09/19/2019

Justin Trudeau Admits to Also Wearing Blackface Makeup in High School Following TIME Report Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday night for wearing brownface at a 2001 “Arabian Nights”-themed party—less than two hours after TIME published a previously unreported yearbook photo from the event at the pr...
11:40, 09/19/2019

Dozens of Designers Work in Shifts to Create Hong Kong Protest Art. Here Are Some Examples of Their Work When he heard that people in Hong Kong were forming a human chain to call for democracy on Aug. 23, a local designer who goes by the name Phesti borrowed from the imagery of local subway signs to create a logo of figures holding hands. Underneath, in...
11:40, 09/19/2019

Booking.com 'still duping consumers' despite regulator demands Booking.com is "continuing to mislead consumers" with false claims about the availability of hotel rooms months after regulators demanded the website improve its standards, according to a report....
11:40, 09/19/2019

Indonesia to push back palm replanting target beyond 2025 Indonesia could take at least 12 years to complete a program of replanting palm-growing areas after a farm ministry official said it was revising down annual targets, due to difficulties smallholders faced in proving they were eligible for the scheme...
11:40, 09/19/2019

MOVES-Just Group names David Richardson as group CEO British specialist pension provider Just Group Plc on Thursday appointed interim group chief executive officer David Richardson for the role, effective immediately....
12:39, 09/19/2019

Arcimoto is finally shipping its three-wheeled EV to customers After more than a decade of working on its "Fun Utility Vehicle," or FUV, Arcimoto is finally shipping the three-wheeled EVs to customers. The company announced today that it's entered production mode, which means you could see the FUV cruising ...
12:39, 09/19/2019

How To Transfer PF Balance With Previous Employer To New Employer Employees' Provident Fund Organization or EPFO, the nodal agency that monitors Employees' Provident Fund contributions, allows the subscriber - or employees of an organisation of 20 or more......
13:00, 09/19/2019

Why It’s Another Bad Year for Indonesia Forest Fires An annual nuisance, stinging smoke from massive wildfires is blanketing parts of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore this year on a greater than usual scale. Most of the blazes result from illegal slash-and-burn methods used to clear farmland for cash ...
13:00, 09/19/2019

Renewable energy is costing less than fossil fuels, says Michael Milken The world is moving away from carbon-based energy not just for the environment, but also because it makes sense economically, said Michael Milken, chairman of the Milken Institute....
13:01, 09/19/2019

The World Is ‘Grossly’ Unprepared for the Next Major Pandemic, Watchdog Finds A report compiled by an independent group of experts claims that governments and NGOs are woefully unprepared for the next big pandemic, while subsequently warning of a “very real threat” for a global-scale pandemic to kill 50 million to 80 million p...
13:26, 09/19/2019

Bank Reserves: What Are They and Why a Shortage Is Roiling a Key Interest Rate Bank reserves are normally obscure, even to bankers and professional investors. But this week they have hit the news when a shortage of them caused a key measure of borrowing costs—known as the overnight repo rate—to spike....
13:26, 09/19/2019

More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work It's still legal in most states to ban natural hair styles like braids or dreadlocks. But several state legislators -- and a coalition of civil rights groups -- are trying to change that...
13:26, 09/19/2019

Boris Johnson’s Brexit Gamble Might Take the U.K. Back to Square One Newly selected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stormed into 10 Downing Street this past summer vowing to do the impossible: secure a better deal from Brussels than the one offered to his predecessor Theresa May. Johnson threatened to pull the U....
13:26, 09/19/2019

Turns out smartphones aren't making millennials grow horns after all Demonizing smartphones and millennials is a favorite past time among certain segments of the population, and earlier this year there was an excellent opportunity for both when a science journal published a dubious article claiming that using smartpho...
13:26, 09/19/2019

'It's our future that's at stake': US students plan to skip school Friday to fight climate 'emergency' Tens of thousands of high school students in cities nationwide plan to skip class Friday to attend Global Climate Strike marches.        ...
14:13, 09/19/2019

Brexit: Parliament could remain suspended even if court finds against PM, government suggests - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the final day of the supreme court hearing to determine if Boris Johnson’s five-week suspension of parliament was lawful 1.02pm BST And here is an extract from Sir John Ma...
14:13, 09/19/2019

Janet Napolitano to step down as University of California president in 2020 University of California President Janet Napolitano, who oversaw historic expansions of the 10-campus system and championed immigrant students, but whose management structure faced criticism and embarrassing scrutiny, said Wednesday she will step dow...
14:13, 09/19/2019

Netanyahu, Like His Foe, Calls for Unity Government, but Conflicts Remain The prime minister called on his rival, Benny Gantz, to meet right away, in a dramatic bid to remain in power. His opponents say it may just be posturing....
14:39, 09/19/2019

Trump's Attacks on the Homeless Are Getting More and More Unhinged President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on both homeless people and the state of California on Wednesday. He told reporters that homeless people in San Francisco are polluting the ocean with used needles. He also said that the Environmental Prot...
14:39, 09/19/2019

Dog Saves Family By Alerting Them To Fire, Dies In Blaze A Jack Russell Terrier, Zippy, started barking as the fire alarm went off shortly when a fire broke out in the attic of Butler family house, located in Bradenton in Florida....
15:13, 09/19/2019

BSP MLAs In Madhya Pradesh Assure Mayawati They Will "Remain" With Party The two Bahujan Samaj Party or BSP MLAs in Madhya Pradesh have said that they will remain in the party, an assertion that came after all six legislators of Mayawati's party joined the ruling Congress......
15:39, 09/19/2019

France and Germany to cooperate on 'sovereign data infrastructure': minister Germany and France intend to pool efforts to create a "sovereign data infrastructure" for Europe so that the continent's data can be stored and processed at home rather than in the United States or China, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said....
15:39, 09/19/2019

Ryanair expects to be flying Boeing 737 MAX by February-March 2020 Ryanair thinks February or the start of March is the most realistic timetable for it to start flying the grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, CEO Michael O'Leary said on Thursday....
15:39, 09/19/2019

Harry Kane doesn't know why Tottenham keep making the same mistakes Harry Kane is demanding more maturity from Tottenham and cannot understand why they continue to make the same mistakes as they did in Mauricio Pochettino's first season in charge after they threw away a two-goal lead at Olympiacos....
15:39, 09/19/2019

33 new drivers a day have their licences revoked News 19 Sep, 2019 Nearly 12,000 motorists with under two years of experience had their licences revoked under the New Drivers Act in 2018...
15:39, 09/19/2019

Ilhan Omar urges Twitter to take down Trump's false tweet Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) today called on Twitter to take action against President Donald Trump’s account and remove a tweet in which he shared a false claim that Omar had “partied” on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.“They have a re...
16:00, 09/19/2019

This may not be the end of Eli Manning Eli Manning stood in front of his locker like he has just about every Wednesday during his 16-year career, answering questions with the same poise and team-first attitude he has displayed since joining the Giants in 2004. Except this was a very diffe...
16:00, 09/19/2019

CC Sabathia’s touching moment in likely Yankee Stadium goodbye It was a standing ovation to remember, for a player who will never be forgotten. CC Sabathia started his 306th game in a Yankees uniform Wednesday night against the Angels, and you could hear the generations of appreciation roaring throughout Yankee ...
16:00, 09/19/2019

Brute robbed elderly widow of money for late husband’s tombstone: cops An 89-year-old widow was robbed of money she’d been saving to buy her late husband’s tombstone in a violent attack at her Manhattan apartment, police said Thursday. A brute had followed the elderly victim to her home on East 10th Street n...
16:26, 09/19/2019

Huawei's Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro Pack Big Cams and Blazing 5G Support Now that Apple has announced its latest batch of iPhones, it’s time for Huawei to hit back with some high-end phones of its own, the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro. Read more......
16:53, 09/19/2019

Total War Saga: Troy will debut in 2020 Sega Europe confirmed leaked news that Total War Saga: Troy is Creative Assembly‘s next Total War game coming in 2020. After the debut of Total War: Three Kingdoms, the team is due to launch a smaller Total War game, as the Saga series has come...
17:13, 09/19/2019

Houston Texans' Kenny Stills receives praise for 'patriotism' after meeting with police chief Houston Texans wide receiver Kenny Stills received high praise from Houston police Chief Art Acevedo on Tuesday after the two met to discuss policing within the community....
17:13, 09/19/2019

Carl Yastrzemski throws out first pitch to Giants outfielder grandson Mike Yastrzemski Fans at Fenway Park got to witness a special moment Wednesday night before the Boston Red Sox took on the San Francisco Giants in their series finale....
17:13, 09/19/2019

A Madden tournament shooting survivor tried to move on. Then he found a bullet in his leg. In an attempt to heal his mind, Jacob Mitich has not picked up his game controller since being shot in Jacksonville, but news cycles filled with mass shootings keep dredging up the pain....
17:13, 09/19/2019

Zarco: KTM “ripped out my heart” by dropping him from MotoGP ride Ousted KTM MotoGP rider Johann Zarco says it felt like his "heart was ripped out" by the Austrian manufacturer's decision to drop him with immediate effect this week...
17:39, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Airbnb plans public listing in 2020 Home rentals giant Airbnb said it plans to list on stock exchanges in 2020, making it one of the most high-profile market debuts next year. (https://bit.ly/2mqasWw)...
17:39, 09/19/2019

33 inches of rain: Hundreds rescued from 'life threatening' floods as Imelda drenches Texas First responders were overwhelmed by 911 calls for high water rescues as Tropical Depression Imelda drenched Winnie and Beaumont, Texas with rain        ...
17:39, 09/19/2019

Kobe Bryant isn't surprised by Nike's support of former NFL player Kaepernick NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant said he's not surprised by Nike's support of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has been blackballed by the league following his public protest of police brutality against African Americans....
18:13, 09/19/2019

Gretchen Carlson talks 'surreal' onscreen portrayals, 'moments of protest' at Fox News Gretchen Carlson can't quite believe how life has turned out, which includes screen portrayals by Naomi Watts and Nicole Kidman.        ...
18:13, 09/19/2019

EPA pushes national fuel economy standard in face off with California The Trump administration has announced plans to create a national vehicle emissions standard. The new "One National Program Rule" would allow the federal government to set uniform fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards. The move, anno...
18:39, 09/19/2019

Watch Huawei's Mate 30 event right here After all those Huawei product photos leaked over the past weeks, the company might have no surprises left in store for its Mate 30 event in Munich, Germany. Still, you can confirm all the rumored information that came out yourself by watching a live...
18:39, 09/19/2019

Antonio Banderas says ex-wife Melanie Griffith is 'one of my best friends' During an interview with Vulture, Antonio Banderas, 59, gushed about ex-wife Melanie Griffith, 62, who he was married to from 1996 to 2015.        ...
18:40, 09/19/2019

'I love it here, but it's still a business': Mookie Betts' future looms large in Boston Boston's title defense is over and its front office is in flux. And with their biggest star approaching his walk year, the Red Sox have a ton of work to do this winter and beyond....
18:40, 09/19/2019

Cardinals-Cubs with a division title on the line: Breaking down the high-stakes showdown It doesn't get much better than two of baseball's bitter rivals squaring off with a playoff spot up for grabs. We look at the matchup from both sides....
18:40, 09/19/2019

Racing lines: Why you should watch Rapid Response Dr Olvey saved Alex Zanardi’s life when he lost both legs in 2001 New documentary is a revealing foray into the dark world of motorsport medical professionals “I didn’t know then how little I knew,” says Dr Steve Olvey when reflecting on his early...
19:13, 09/19/2019

Opinion: Ineos Grenadier is more convincing now than ever Building a credible Land Rover rival with zero experience won't be easy, but Ineos has the ingredients to make it work When Sir Jim Ratcliffe first discussed his own line of simpler-than-the-Defender 4x4s in earnest, the idea that a company with no ...
19:13, 09/19/2019

Look inside the flagship Apple Fifth Avenue store before it reopens Here's a look inside Apple's flagship Fifth Avenue store, known as the "cube," in New York. It reopens on Friday after being closed since 2017 for renovations....
19:13, 09/19/2019

Volkswagen Golf gains three plush run-out editions News 19 Sep, 2019 VW has launched Match Edition, GT Edition and R-Line Edition versions of the current Golf, ahead of the Mk8 model’s arrival next year...
19:39, 09/19/2019

Max Mara channels secret service chic at Milan fashion week Also, Fendi goes back to the 70s with crochet and terry towelling, while Missoni injects retro fun News that the next 007 is reportedly female has reached Max Mara HQ in Milan. At the Italian brand’s spring/summer 2020 show on Thursday, espionage chi...
19:39, 09/19/2019

Home flippers see lowest returns in 8 years as costs rise It's getting harder to be a home flipper. As easy as it might seem on reality television shows, the math is now trickier, thanks to a housing market loaded with roadblocks....
20:00, 09/19/2019

UN climate summit: Scientists’ messages to world leaders Greta Thunberg has urged the US Congress to "listen to the scientists". Here's what climate scientists have to say ahead of next week's UN climate summit...
20:00, 09/19/2019

Justin Trudeau Shown in 3 Separate Instances Wearing Black and Brownface Makeup Over the past 12 hours, three separate images revealed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a penchant for wearing black and brownface from the time he was a teenager and well into adulthood....
20:00, 09/19/2019

Belgian F-16 crew ejects, one dangles on power line until saved A Belgian F-16 pilot left dangling by parachute from power lines and his crewmate have survived a crash in western France. They had ejected when their jet’s wing clipped a rural house. No one ended up hurt....
20:26, 09/19/2019

Marina Abramovic in Belgrade: A long-awaited homecoming With her retrospective show "The Cleaner" having its symbolic climax in the city where her career began, the celebrated performance artist is exhibiting in her hometown for the first time in nearly 50 years....
20:26, 09/19/2019

Project Miroslava reveals web of organized crime and political corruption behind journalist's murder Project Miroslava reveals new background on a murdered Mexican journalist's investigations into corruption and organized crime — and sends the message that even if a journalist is killed, these stories will not die. ...
20:26, 09/19/2019

Trump adviser says tariffs could go to 50% or 100% if China doesn't agree to deal Michael Pillsbury, an outsider adviser to the White House on China policy, said that President Trump would likely escalate the trade war if no deal is reached, including by dramatically raising existing tariffs....
20:26, 09/19/2019

Copper Smelting Shows Edomites Could Have Rivalled Israelites In the Hebrew Bible, the Edomites were the descendants of Jacob's brother Esau, but did an ancient Egyptian invasion trigger technological innovations within this biblical kingdom? ...
20:52, 09/19/2019

Accessorize Any Apple Watch With a $7 Sport Band, In the Color Of Your Choice One of the nice things about Apple Watches is that whether you bought an original model years ago, or have a Series 5 arriving tomorrow, the same bands will fit on all of them....
20:52, 09/19/2019

How Google Fi's Unlimited Plan Stacks Up to AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Google’s mobile service, Google Fi, finally has an unlimited data plan. Though the previous sliding-scale “Flexible plan” that defined Fi’s service still remains available, the new unlimited plan offers a more traditional pricing structure, reduced ...
20:52, 09/19/2019

The Fastest Way to Warm a Chilly Dinner Plate Serving hot food on a cold plate can be a little sad, particularly if that food is prone to cooling off quickly (looking at you, eggs). A lot of fancy restaurants have fancy plate warmers to help elevate your eating experience, but it’s unlikely you ...
20:52, 09/19/2019

Can You Call Dibs on Overhead Space on a Flight? Earlier this week, we explained why you should never swap seats on a flight to make room for another passenger—but what about overhead space for their carry-on?...
20:52, 09/19/2019

The return of the Champions League – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Philippe Auclair discuss action in the Champions League group stage as three of the four English teams stumbled, plus a rugby XV of current and former playersWe discuss the return of the Champions L...
20:52, 09/19/2019

The number of vaping-related illnesses increased to 530, CDC says There have been 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury related to e-cigarettes as of September 17, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. That's 150 more than had been reported on September 11. There have been cases...
21:26, 09/19/2019

Azharuddin Set To Contest For Hyderabad Cricket Association President Mohammad Azharuddin's nomination was rejected in 2017, but after a span of two years he has once again applied for the post of Hyderabad Cricket Association president....
22:13, 09/19/2019

Bajrang, Ravi Lose In World Championships Semis, Grab Olympic Quotas Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya entered the World Wrestling Championships semi-finals and became the second and third Indian wrestlers, after Vinesh Phogat, to claim quotas for the Tokyo Olympics 2020....
22:13, 09/19/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Steady After Fed Moves to Stabilize Markets U.S. government bond prices held steady after the Federal Reserve added $75 billion to the financial system to stabilize short-term money markets in its third such operation this week....
22:39, 09/19/2019

Apple Arcade Is Mobile Gaming Without All The Bullshit Entering into the busiest video game season of the year, we didn’t exactly need Apple Arcade, nor did we really want it, given Apple’s mediocre stewardship of video games for the past decade. What a shock, then, that Apple Arcade is one of the best g...
22:39, 09/19/2019

Feeling blue: US woman treated by doctors after blood turned navy Woman, 25, diagnosed with methemoglobinemiaDoctors say numbing agent for toothache to blameIt turns out that “feeling blue” is not a figure of speech after all.A 25-year-old woman has given new meaning to the expression after she turned up at a Rhode...
22:39, 09/19/2019

'It has created a sense of hostility': how Kaws made the art world pay attention With 2.4m Instagram followers, a $14.8m sale and brawls for his T-shirts in Uniqlo, is the artist dismissed as ‘conceptually bankrupt’ more than just a pop culture craze?In a baseball cap and jeans, Brian Donnelly has the chilled-out vibe of a season...
22:39, 09/19/2019

Pete Buttigieg proposes public option, says it could 'naturally' lead to 'Medicare-for-all' Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg unveiled a "Medicare for all who want it" plan that would offer a government-backed option for consumers alongside price controls geared toward protecting people who maintain their private plans....
23:13, 09/19/2019

After Resisting, McConnell and Senate G.O.P. Back Election Security Funding Stung by the “Moscow Mitch” moniker, Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, threw his weight behind an infusion of $250 million for states to bolster election security....
23:13, 09/19/2019

U.S. House approves stopgap funding bill to avoid government shutdown The U.S. House of Representatives approved a stopgap government funding bill on Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown by maintaining current spending levels through Nov. 21....
23:39, 09/19/2019

Tesla Model 3, Audi e-tron get top marks in crash tests The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released crash test results for several electric vehicles. Tesla picked up its first Top Safety Pick award for its Model 3 which earned “good” ratings in all six crash tests. The Audi e-tron, ano...
23:39, 09/19/2019

Max Mara's spring/ summer 2020 show devised a wardrobe for a female 007 This was a collection designed to provide its wearer with an armour against everyday life, whether she's battling her commute or kicking ass in the boardroom....
23:39, 09/19/2019

China Detains Former U.S. Air Force Pilot Flying for FedEx Chinese authorities have detained a FedEx pilot in the city of Guangzhou, elevating pressure on the company, which is already in Beijing’s crosshairs amid a U.S.-China trade war....
00:00, 09/20/2019

Watch: Atletico ties Juventus on 90th minute header in Champions League Hector Herrera headed in a 90th minute equalizer for Atletico Madrid to secure a 2-2 draw against Juventus in a Group D Champions League match in Madrid....
00:00, 09/20/2019

Please Stop Sending This Man Dick Pics I start this blog with a humble request to you, dear reader: Whatever you do, please do not, I REPEAT DO NOT, send Republican congressional candidate Joey Saladino a picture of a penis....
00:26, 09/20/2019

French court rules Steam games must be able to be resold In a court decision that could fundamentally change how Steam operates, European Union consumers have won the right to resell their Steam titles through Valve's digital marketplace. French website Next Inpact reports the Paris Court of First Ins...
00:52, 09/20/2019

Xilinx CFO Lorenzo Flores to step down Chipmaker Xilinx Inc said on Thursday Chief Financial Officer Lorenzo Flores is stepping down, sending the company's shares down nearly 4% in extended trading....
00:52, 09/20/2019

Michelin-starred chef Peter Fiori launches Coutts bank's first ever cookbook A Michelin-starred chef last night launched Coutts bank's first ever cookbook, with recipes including ingredients grown from its very own rooftop garden....
00:52, 09/20/2019

UK will not be bound by 'artificial' Brexit deadline proposed by Finnish PM, government warns Boris Johnson will not be bound by the "artificial deadline" proposed by the Finnish prime minister to produce formal written proposals to resolve the Brexit deadlock, the Government has said....
00:52, 09/20/2019

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch Pakistani troops violated ceasefire on Thursday night and resorted to firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in two sectors of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an Army official said....
00:52, 09/20/2019

There's Nothing More Predictable Than Mike Leach Suddenly Having Dumb Thoughts About Homeless People College football coaches tend to be graded on a steep and extremely generous curve when it comes to their personalities. How well they do or don’t do their jobs is easy enough to assess, because it creates a binary win/loss record that reflects the s...
01:13, 09/20/2019

FIFA Releases Meaningless Statement Condemning Iran's Ban On Women In Soccer Stadiums An Iranian woman recently died from from self-inflicted burns after she was arrested for trying to attend a soccer match in the country, and her death has brought renewed scrutiny to Iran’s law that bans women from entering soccer stadiums. FIFA, an ...
01:13, 09/20/2019

Privacy advocates worry that consumer license plate readers are creating a nosier neighborhood watch License plate scanners were once a law enforcement tool. Now, private citizens have access to this powerful surveillance technology through new starts ups like Flock Safety. But privacy advocates say the implications around the consumer use of licens...
01:39, 09/20/2019

Media companies pull e-cigarette ads from airwaves Major media companies are removing advertisements for e-cigarette companies from their airwaves as concerns over mysterious lung illnesses that appear to be tied to vaping continue to mount....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Visits Lawmakers To Discuss Tech Industry Regulation (WASHINGTON) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited lawmakers Thursday to discuss potential regulation of the tech industry, particularly when it comes to the collection of users’ personal data on their platforms. Zuckerberg is discussing...
03:26, 09/20/2019

Opinion: USA TODAY investigation shows NFL still falling short on domestic violence USA TODAY investigation found coaches with red flags for abuse, but the NFL says its teams are responsible for vetting their hires.       ...
04:26, 09/20/2019

Florida police: No Antonio Brown sexual assault investigation until accuser files formal complaint Police in Hollywood, Florida, say Antonio Brown's accuser will need to file a formal complaint for the Patriots WR to be investigated.       ...
04:26, 09/20/2019

The First-Generation Toyota Prius Deserves To Be "Reimagined" I remember when the first-generation Prius was launched here in 2000. It was unlike anything else available at the time, from a stylistic, technological, and sociological standpoint. It was an economy-focused penalty box of a subcompact, but the gree...
04:26, 09/20/2019

U.S. Navy: Yes, Those UFO Videos Uploaded By Blink-182's Former Frontman Are Real Between December 2017 and March 2018, To The Stars Academy of Arts & Sciences—a foundation headed by Tom Delonge of Blink-182 fame that’s dedicated to investigating alien life—posted some strange videos of UFOs captured by the military. And, acco...
04:26, 09/20/2019

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Is About To Be Tested On October 23, an arbitrator will sit down in Uber’s New York office and hear arguments in a case that could determine the ride-hail giant’s future. It is not about the employment status of a single driver, but rather the very legality of Surge Prici...
04:26, 09/20/2019

Blackface has a long history in Canada — here’s a look While blackface minstrelsy is believed to have originated in the United States, it was also a popular form of entertainment in Canada in the 19th and early 20th century....
05:26, 09/20/2019

Ben Carson warned of 'hairy men' in transphobic comments – report Staffers tell Washington Post the housing secretary raised fears about men infiltrating women’s homeless shelters during meetingBen Carson, Donald Trump’s secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Hud), made a transphobic comment this week during a...
05:26, 09/20/2019

New Zealand insect named after hobbit Frodo Baggins from Lord of the Rings The newly classified species Psylla Frodobaggins is found on the South Island, where the Tolkein movies were filmedNew Zealand researchers have named an insect after JRR Tolkein’s famous hobbit character Frodo Baggins. Like the famous literary charac...
05:26, 09/20/2019

Saudi owner of English soccer team defends ‘really good’ bin Laden family The owner of a soccer team in England’s top division defended the bin Laden family and suggested that he would be open to doing business with them in the future. Saudi Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad recently took full ownership of Sheffield United ...
06:26, 09/20/2019

Ex-Facebook engineer takes to YouTube to mock the culture and joke about how he was fired Patrick Shyu, a former tech lead at Google, has posted a series of videos making fun of Facebook, where he worked as a software engineer until last month....
07:13, 09/20/2019

U.S. Charges Ed Buck With Drug Crime in Gemmel Moore’s Death The authorities outlined a disturbing pattern in which they say that Mr. Buck traded drugs and money for sexual favors. They said there were at least 11 victims....
07:14, 09/20/2019

U.S. Speaker Pelosi unveils drug price plan, Trump welcomes it U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, proposed legislation on Thursday to let the federal government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs, drawing praise from Republican President Donald Trump, who urged a bipartisan solution....
07:39, 09/20/2019

E-sniffer predicts non-responders to lung cancer immunotherapy An electronic "nose" that detects chemicals in the breath of lung cancer patients may help distinguish between those who will and will not respond to immunotherapy, a new study suggests....
08:26, 09/20/2019

Rodriguez posts 18th win as Red Sox down Giants Left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez earned his career-best 18th win, and his teammates rocked San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner on Thursday afternoon, allowing the host Boston Red Sox to salvage one win in the three-game interleague series with a ...
08:52, 09/20/2019

Haas stick with known quantity Grosjean for 2020 The Haas Formula One team decided to retain Romain Grosjean for 2020 rather than opt for Nico Hulkenberg because the Frenchman was a known quantity, team boss Guenther Steiner said on Thursday....
08:52, 09/20/2019

Sandy Hook parents release harrowing school shooting advert Families of children killed in the Sandy Hook mass shooting have released a chilling video showing pupils using back to school "essentials" to save them from a gunman....
08:52, 09/20/2019

Rugby World Cup points 2019: The top try scorers from this year's RWC While winning the Webb Ellis trophy is the ultimate goal for all 20 teams competing at the Rugby World Cup, some of the planet's top finishers will also be looking to outdo each other by finishing first in the list of try scorers....
09:26, 09/20/2019

Marathon talks as German gov’t haggles over climate policy The German government is scrambling to agree a package of measures for tackling global warming, as protesters prepare to stage rallies across the country demanding decisive action against climate change...
09:27, 09/20/2019

| Climate protests | Greek migrants evicted: WATCH the top world news videos for today Fridays for Future: Climate protest in Thailand | Greek police evict migrants from Athens squats; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
09:27, 09/20/2019

5 hidden benefits of an essential oil diffuser Everyone's raving about essential oil diffusers but what do they actually do? Here's 5 hidden benefits from using an essential oil diffuser.       ...
09:52, 09/20/2019

Darrell Issa accuses Menendez of trying to nix his nomination to lead trade agency Former GOP Rep. Darrell Issa on Thursday accused Sen. Robert Menendez of trying to smear him to sink his nomination to be the next director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. At a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, Menendez told Iss...
10:26, 09/20/2019