Science & Technology

US and China accuse each other of cyber warfare

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Security experts in the United States claim that a 12-story office building outside of Shanghai is the headquarters of a sophisticated hacking unit within the Chinese military established to attack computer networks in America and elsewhere. According to a report published Tuesday morning by a Northern Virginia-based information security company, an elusive …

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Leading Geneticist: Human intelligence is slowly declining

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Would you be surprised to hear that the human race is slowly becoming dumber, and dumber? Despite our advancements over the last tens or even hundreds of years, some ‘experts’ believe that humans are losing cognitive capabilities and becoming more emotionally unstable. One Stanford University researcher and geneticist, Dr. Gerald …

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Google Play apps violate customer privacy terms in design “flaw”

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App developer Dan Nolan discovered that the Google Play apps were sending purchaser names, addresses and email information to the creator without his initiation – appearing to be more of a conscious intention rather than a design flaw. Nolan explained: “Let me make this crystal clear, every App purchase you make on …

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UK deploys toy-sized spy drones in Afghanistan

British troops in Afghanistan are now using 10-centimeter-long 16-gram spy helicopters to survey Taliban firing spots. The UK Defense Ministry plans to buy 160 of the drones under a contract worth more than $31 million. The remote-controlled PD-100 PRS aircraft, dubbed the Black Hornet, is produced by Norwegian designer Prox …

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Man claims to have not eaten or drank in 70 years

Prahlad Jani 70 years no food or water

An 82-year-old man in India is claiming to have not had anything to eat or drink since 1940 — and doctors from the Indian military are allegedly studying him to learn his secret. The man, Prahlad Jani, is being observed in a Gurjarat hospital. Jani claims to be a breatharian …

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Google faces UK class action over secret iPhone tracking

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Google is embroiled in its biggest privacy battle yet in the UK over reportedly tracking users’ online habits. At least 10 UK citizens began legal action with dozens more lining up. According to media estimates up to 10 million Britons could join in. Google is accused of evading security settings …

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