Wednesday, October 13, 2021
An enormous solar flare is expected to hit Earth today, potentially affecting power grids and generating an aurora in northern latitudes.The coronal mass ejection originates from the Sun, which is caused by a huge burst of electrically conducting plasma.An alert published by the US National Oceanic...
Personal information from roughly 1.5 billion worldwide Facebook users was allegedly put up for sale following a recent leak.A member of a known forum for hackers claimed to be in possession of the information in late September and offered...
Google are 'creating God' claims a former employee who watched developers put robotic arms to action.Mo Gawdat admits the artificial intelligence he saw being built during his time at Google, was "really scary".The former chief business officer who joined the tech giant in 2007,...
A new paper from an assistant professor at the University of California, Irvine details the potential effects that a solar superstorm could have on our heavily internet-reliant world. The conclusion? A particularly strong solar storm could have devastating effects on undersea...
The U.S. Navy has successfully invented a special electronic device that is designed to stop people from talking. A form of non-lethal weapon, the new electronic device effectively repeats a speaker's own voice back at them, and only them,...
In 1994 — before most Americans had an email address or Internet access or even a personal computer — Philip Agre foresaw that computers would one day facilitate the mass collection of data on everything in society.That process would...
Fleets began the Large Scale Exercise on Tuesday and the drills across 17 time zones will continue until August 16.Forces will participate in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and the exercises are designed to show the US' "readiness" for...
In a highly unusual move, one of the U.S. Air Force’s E-4B Nightwatch aircraft, also known as National Airborne Operations Centers, or NAOCs, touched down today at Tonopah Test Range Airport (TTR), one of the most famous secretive aircraft operating locations in...
A solar flare detected on Tuesday, July 20, has cast a rogue cloud of charged particles towards our planet. Although not aimed directly at Earth, the "explosion's debris" is forecast to trigger a minor solar storm in the magnetosphere...
Downdetector also flagged issues with Fidelity, USAA, UPS, Home Depot, Southwest Airlines, Costco, and Amazon's websites from around midday on Thursday afternoon.Agencies affected include: Steam Newegg, LastPass, Charles Schwab, Akamai Ally, Discover, Draftkings, the McDonald's app, Expedia, Concur, Google, JP Morgan Chase,...

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