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Blockchain Pumping New Life Into Old-School Companies Like IBM

Blockchain is getting bigger at Big Blue. Demand for the technology, best known for supporting bitcoin, is growing so much that it will be one of the largest users of capacity next ...

World’s Largest Water Diversion Plan Won’t Quench China’s Thirst

Autumn rains came too late to save the stunted stalks of Shu Xinguo’s corn crop, withered by a dry July growing season. "We rely on the weather for our living," said ...

Back At The Helm: Steve Jobs Returned To Work At Apple Today After The Holistic Medicine He Was Taking Kicked In

It was a sad day in Silicon Valley when Steve Jobs stepped down as Apple CEO in 2009 for health reasons. His road to recovery has been long and bumpy, but luckily this story now has ...

How Many Robots Does It Take to Fill a Grocery Order?

The U.K.'s biggest online grocer hit a milestone this year: Ocado Group Plc put together an order of 50 items, including produce, meat and dairy, in five minutes. Fulfilling ...

‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia

The Google, Apple and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks who ...

Smartphones Are Killing Americans, But Nobodys Counting

Jennifer Smith doesn’t like the term “accident.” It implies too much chance and too little culpability. A “crash” killed her mother in 2008, she ...

The White House and Equifax Agree: Social Security Numbers Should Go

The Trump administration is exploring ways to replace the use of Social Security numbers as the main method of assuring people’s identities in the wake of consumer credit agency ...

Monsanto Was Its Own Ghostwriter for Some Safety Reviews

Monsanto Co. started an agricultural revolution with its “Roundup Ready” seeds, genetically modified to resist the effects of its blockbuster herbicide called Roundup. ...

Bill Gates and Richard Branson Back Startup That Grows Clean Meat

Cargill Inc., one of the largest global agricultural companies, has joined Richard Branson, according to a statement Tuesday on the San Francisco-based startup’s website. The ...

WannaCry ‘hero’ to plead not guilty to accusation he wrote banking malware

US prosecutors claim Marcus Hutchins, hailed as accidental hero for stopping major ransomware attack, admitted to creating Kronos malware targeting banks The British security researcher ...

Hackers undermine Russia’s attempts to control the internet

Authorities have blacklisted thousands of sites for political dissent since Putins re-election in 2012 but activists have subverted the system Moscows attempt to control the internet ...

‘It’s all sextortion and revenge porn’: the woman fighting cyber abuse in Pakistan

With women in Pakistan suffering increasingly lurid and dangerous forms of onine harassment, Nighat Dad is leading the battle to make cyberspace safer After the killing of more than ...
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