Google is temporarily halting advertisements worldwide for addiction and rehabilitation centers, following a report last week showing it was acting as a platform for shady referral services earning huge undisclosed commissions. Read More
Following WikiLeaks’ publication earlier this week of classified documents stolen from the CIA, major technology companies, including Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and Cisco, have been scrambling to assess the risks posed to their customers by the revelations. The so-called “Vault 7” leak includes information about methods and tools the CIA crafted to hack into products produced […]
WASHINGTON – When it comes to school, many parents consider it a second home for their kids and when the students go to their classroom, parents expect a safe environment. But some believe their schools are not doing everything they can to keep their …
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have elevated levels of testosterone and its chemical relatives. They also have an increased risk of anxiety and depression. Both sons and daughters of women with PCOS have similar symptoms, so it might be transmitted through traditional genetic means. But the idea is gaining traction that it is the fetal environment—specifically, […]
Aide reckons self-destruct policy made work ‘a Mission: Impossible’ Email records on computers in Downing Street are subject to automatic deletion within three months through a system which makes it almost impossible for the public to view them under the Freedom of Information Act, former staff have disclosed to the Financial Times.…
Hedge funds have significantly increased exposure to the technology and health care sectors, highlighting an industry-wide shift is taking place, according the data in the recently released Novus Hedge Fund Ownership Report.
Apple on Tuesday issued a statement blaming the posting online of more than 100 celebrities’ photos in various stages of dishabille on a highly targeted hack attack to gain access to their usernames, passwords and answers to security questions. None of the cases investigated resulted from any breach in the company’s systems, including iCloud or […]
Chris Oakley Canada’s Royal Society (equivalent to the US’ National Academies of Science) has just completed an evaluation of the county’s safety standards for wireless devices like Wi-Fi and cellphones. The review, done at the behest of Health Canada, concludes that the existing standards appear sufficient, and there’s no clear evidence of any risks posed […]