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A White House report estimated on Friday that malicious cyber activity cost the U.S. economy between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016.
A bug in some versions of Apple Inc’s operating systems is causing iPhones to crash when a single character in Telugu, an Indian language, is sent to the device or even typed in text editor, the Verge reported on Thursday.
Hunting by people and habitation destruction by oil palm, paper, logging and mining industries helped drive a startling drop of about 50 percent in the orangutan population on the island of Borneo from 1999 to 2015, scientists said on Thursday.
Online quiz shows that have surged in popularity in China must not promote extravagance or sensationalism and should instead spread healthy, beneficial knowledge, the country’s media and publication regulator said in a notice.
“One of the great new technologies we have here at ESPN is that we can look at YOU in your house through your TV!”
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) said on Wednesday it is establishing an office to protect the nation’s power grid and other infrastructure against cyber attacks and natural disasters.
College esports competition planned for March 8-10 at UNLV in conjunction with Mountain West Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships.
They may not have the cachet of entrepreneurs, or geek chic of developers, but data protection officers are suddenly the hottest properties in technology.
Gmail is about to get dynamic. Alphabet Inc’s Google on Tuesday plans to demonstrate a software programming system that would enable emails to feature continuously updating information and greater interactivity.
Artificial intelligence could be “billions of times smarter” than humans and people may need to merge with computers to survive, a futurist told CNBC on Tuesday.
An all-female freshwater fish species called the Amazon molly that inhabits rivers and creeks along the Texas-Mexico border is living proof that sexual reproduction may be vastly over-rated.
While Alpine skiers fought high winds at the Pyeongchang Games on Monday, there were no such problems for robots competing in their own “Olympics” ski challenge.
The NASA spacecraft that gave us close-ups of Pluto has set a record for the farthest photos ever taken.
In a historic first, the Army conducted a live fire exercise with a remote-controlled ground combat vehicle armed with a .50-caliber machine gun. It plans to conduct more exercises with more heavily armed ground robots within the next couple of years.
Newly unearthed patents reveal how Google plans to spy on children and families in the home and then issue verbal instructions on how they can improve their behavior.
A recently discovered asteroid was due to zip within 39,000 thousand miles (64,000 km) of Earth on Friday, marking the second space rock to pass within the orbit of the moon this week, according to NASA scientists.
Police in China have begun using sunglasses equipped with facial recognition technology in order to locate wanted suspects.
If you’ve got stuff to sell – the Paula A. Lewis Library can help with an eBay New Seller Workshop on Friday, Feb. 23 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Scientists have succeeded for the first time in growing human eggs in a laboratory from the earliest stages in ovarian tissue all the way to full maturity – a scientific step that had previously been taken in mice.
One of the co-founders of a Russian cybersecurity firm recently gave a presentation in which she alleged that the popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin is a project of American intelligence agencies to fund their covert spying operations throughout the world.
Uber [UBER.UL] won a rare French victory on Thursday against attempts to force the ride-hailing operator to recognize its drivers as employees, a prospect that would undermine its entire business model.
Bats are the longest-lived mammals relative to body size, and a species called the greater mouse-eared bat lives especially long. Researchers now have unlocked some of this bat’s longevity secrets, with hints for fighting the effects of aging in people.
“Cheddar Man”, Britain’s oldest, nearly complete human skeleton, had dark skin, blue eyes and dark curly hair when he lived in what is now southwest England 10,000 years ago, scientists who read his DNA have discovered.
At least two Canadian forestry companies are reviewing offers by cryptocurrency miners who want to lease excess mill space in Quebec, a province where electricity prices are among the lowest in North America.
The two people who hacked ride-hailing firm Uber’s data in 2016 were in Canada and Florida at the time, a company security executive told a U.S. congressional committee on Tuesday.
A new SpaceX jumbo rocket in line to become the world’s most powerful launch vehicle in operation was set for its highly anticipated debut test flight on Tuesday from Florida, carrying a Tesla Roadster as a mock payload.
Clark County public school students swept the top spots at a regional science competition, and a team from Clark High School will represent the area at nationals in April.
Ukraine’s state-run power distributor Ukrenergo, a leading target for cyber attacks in the past two years, will invest up to $20 million in a new cyber defense system, its chief executive said on Tuesday.
THOUSANDS of planets have been detected outside of the Milky Way Galaxy for the first time in a landmark discovery by a group of esteemed astronomers.
Cirrus Logic Inc , whose chips are used in Apple’s iPhones, reported quarterly revenue and profit below estimates due to weakness in smartphone sales in late December, sending its shares down 11 percent.
If you are not a fan of spiders, you may not like the creepy little arachnid scientists found entombed in chunks of amber from northern Myanmar. Unlike its spider cousins alive today, this guy had a tail.
Digital currencies such as bitcoin demand increased oversight and may require a new federal regulatory framework, the top U.S. markets regulators will tell lawmakers at a congressional hearing on Tuesday.
Berlin-based urban farming start-up Infarm has raised $25 million to expand its indoor growing system – a soil-less technology better known for furtively growing marijuana – into major supermarket chains and restaurants across Europe.
Chinese video-streaming firm Leshi Internet Information & Technology said it has 5.62 billion yuan ($890 million) of loans and liabilities due in 2018.
For a person, slamming your head full force into a tree trunk could be enough to knock you silly. Woodpeckers do this untold thousands of times during their lives, and these birds have thrived on Earth for some 25 million years.
A handful of tweets and four days later, Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk has closed orders for his latest novelty product, after selling 20,000 flamethrowers at $500 a piece.
The Port St. Lucie Branch Library wants to empower residents to become masters of Microsoft Word with two workshops in February.
India will move to stamp out use of cryptocurrencies, which it considers illegal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday, launching a no-holds-barred attack on virtual currencies such as Bitcoin.
The Susan Broom Kilmer Branch Library offers free genealogy workshops and individual assistance to help you find the roots of your family tree with help from volunteers with the Treasure Coast Genealogical Society (TCGS).
Skywatchers across western North America set their alarms to awaken before dawn on Wednesday to see a rare type of lunar eclipse called a “Super Blue Blood Moon,” with hundreds of expected to view the phenomenon from a Los Angeles mountaintop.
Hundreds of skywatchers are expected to huddle at the Beijing Planetarium at dusk on Wednesday to witness a “super blood blue moon” – a three-part lunar phenomenon not seen since the late Qing dynasty more than 150 years ago.
South Korea has uncovered cryptocurrency crimes worth 637.5 billion won ($594.35 million), which includes illegal foreign exchange trading, a statement released by the country’s customs service said on Wednesday.
CAR company Ford is developing an Artificial Intelligence-driven police vehicle to catch law-breaking motorists.
The ice age treasures of Tule Springs are back home in Las Vegas after a decades-long detour to Southern California.
Child health groups say social media app ‘detrimental’ to development of young minds
Silicon Valley start-up Nuro said on Tuesday it raised $92 million to launch a self-driving delivery vehicle, joining automakers, shippers and a host of little-known companies developing autonomous vehicles for local commerce.
Chinese physicists are working on a laser powerful enough to rip up space – and maybe even trigger a black hole.
Scientists have unearthed in a Sahara Desert oasis in Egypt fossils of a long-necked, four-legged, school bus-sized dinosaur that lived roughly 80 million years ago, a discovery that sheds light on a mysterious time period in the history of dinosaurs in Africa.
Students ages 10 to 18 got a chance to try out a new experience during the Drone Race for Beginners event Sunday at the Henderson Multigenerational Center.