World’s last wilderness may vanish

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World’s last wilderness may vanish The world’s last wilderness areas are rapidly disappearing, with explicit international conservation targets critically needed, according to University of Queensland-led research. The international team recently mapped intact ocean ecosystems, complementing a 2016 project charting remaining terrestrial wilderness….

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US targets individual Russians in fight against election interference

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US targets individual Russians in fight against election interference AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews The US isn’t limited to fighting election interference campaigns on its own soil. The New York Times has learned that Cyber Command is conducting the country’s first known overseas operation…

TiVo targets cord-cutters (again) with the Bolt OTA

TiVo targets cord-cutters (again) with the Bolt OTA

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TiVo targets cord-cutters (again) with the Bolt OTA What happens when you take TiVo’s latest Bolt Vox DVR, remove the cable functionality, but keep just about everything else? You’ve got the new Bolt OTA, the replacement for the Roamio OTA box, which…

Amazon’s new Echo lineup targets Google, Apple and Sonos

Amazon’s new Echo lineup targets Google, Apple and Sonos

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Amazon’s new Echo lineup targets Google, Apple and Sonos It wouldn’t be an Amazon event without a slew of new Echo devices, and this time is no different. The company announced not one, not two, but seven new Echo products today at…

Samsung targets the iPad with its new $330 Galaxy tablet     – CNET

Samsung targets the iPad with its new $330 Galaxy tablet – CNET

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Samsung targets the iPad with its new $330 Galaxy tablet – CNET With a slightly larger display and way more storage capacity, the Tab A 10.5 offers an alternative to Apple’s entry-level tablet. Continue reading . . . Justin Jaffe {authorlink} https://www.cnet.com/g00/3_c-6bbb.hsjy.htr_/c-6RTWJUMJZX77x24myyux78x3ax2fx2fbbb.hsjy.htrx2fwx78x78x2fwjanjbx78x2f_$/$/$/$?i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

China targets gaming to save children’s eyesight

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China targets gaming to save children’s eyesight China’s education ministry has revealed a plan to protect kids’ and teens’ eyesight, with measures including regulating the number of online games and new releases, and limiting gaming time. As part of the plan, which…

Epic uses a free ‘Fortnite’ dance to encourage two-factor authentication

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Epic uses a free ‘Fortnite’ dance to encourage two-factor authentication As Fortnite’s popularity has grown, player’s accounts have become targets for attackers who want to steal access and run up fake charges. One way to combat this is by enabling two-factor authentication…

Brokers’ Cryptocurrency Deals Are Focus of SEC Review

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Brokers’ Cryptocurrency Deals Are Focus of SEC Review , Brokers’ Cryptocurrency Deals Are Focus of SEC Review  Bloomberg Cryptocurrency deals receive increased scrutiny by SEC  InvestmentNews Time to Worry? SEC Latest Probe Targets Cryptocurrency Brokerage Firms  Finance Magnates Full coverage , Continue reading . ….

How Cryptojacking Can Corrupt the Internet of Things

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How Cryptojacking Can Corrupt the Internet of Things, IoT devices often have weak security, making them prime targets for criminals looking to score digital cash — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com , Continue reading . . . Larry Greenemeier, , http://rss.sciam.com/sciam/technology, Scientific American:…

How Oropouche virus replicates in human cells

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How Oropouche virus replicates in human cells, Results point to potential targets worth exploring in effort to halt infection by the emerging virus, which is transmitted by the C. paraensis midge. Oropouche’s strategy of ‘hijacking’ the Golgi complex in order to replicate…

Phishing scam targets iPhone users with a fake call to ‘Apple Care’

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Phishing scam targets iPhone users with a fake call to ‘Apple Care’, As more and more people use their mobile devices for everyday computing tasks, it makes sense that there would be more attacks. The latest phishing attempt, discovered over at Ars…

Mueller reportedly targets Trump’s tweets in obstruction probe

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Mueller reportedly targets Trump’s tweets in obstruction probe , It looks like Donald Trump’s tweets are getting him into trouble yet again. The New York Times reports today that special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into the president’s tweets and statements about…

Xiaomi targets Europe with two cheap Android One phones

Xiaomi targets Europe with two cheap Android One phones

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Xiaomi targets Europe with two cheap Android One phones, Remember Android One? Google launched the program in 2014 as a way to improve cheap, low-end Android phones. These days, though, that responsibility has passed to Android Go — a new version of…

Cryptocurrency Markets Are Juicy Targets for Hackers: Timeline

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Cryptocurrency Markets Are Juicy Targets for Hackers: Timeline, Cryptocurrency Markets Are Juicy Targets for Hackers: Timeline  Bloomberg Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Bithumb Loses More Than $30 Million in Hack  Wall Street Journal South Korea’s Bithumb loses $31.5m in cryptocurrency heist  The Guardian Full coverage , Continue…

US targets Chinese tech with a 25 percent tariff

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US targets Chinese tech with a 25 percent tariff, Donald Trump has slapped a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods, significantly ramping up trade tensions between the nations. The tariff applies to “industrially significant” goods in sectors like…