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computer securityMicrosoft and Kaspersky comment on newest ransomeware attack

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Microsoft has commented on the newest ransomeware attack. The attack is effecting airlines, banks, and utilities across Europe. “Our initial analysis found that the ransomware uses multiple techniques to spread, including one which was addressed by a security update previously …

computer securityAdylkuzz cyberattack dwarfs WannaCry

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Another large-scale, stealthy cyberattack is underway on a scale that could dwarf last week’s assault on computers worldwide, a global cybersecurity firm told AFP on Wednesday. The new attack targets the same vulnerabilities the WannaCry ransomware worm exploited but, rather …

appleGraphene-Based Neural Probes Probe Brain Activity in High Resolution

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Measuring brain activity with precision is essential to developing further understanding of diseases such as epilepsy and disorders that affect brain function and motor control. Neural probes with high spatial resolution are needed for both recording and stimulating specific functional …

darpaChina activating J-20 stealth fighters now in advance of South Korea getting 40 F-35s in 2018

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China’s state media reports that that the fifth-generation J-20 stealth fighter has been put into active military service and this is two years earlier than previously expected. China’s military has not confirmed this. Military insiders said the appearance of J-20s …

diseaseResearch suggests blackhole or wormhole tidal forces would not spaghettify the body

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Some researchers believe a singularity can be removed from a black hole (have no event horizon) and this would be a wormhole. They modelled observers (objects like a chair, a scientist, and a spacecraft ) as an aggregation of points …

diseaseDARPA Haptic touch Supports Improved Robotic and Prosthetic Interfaces

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Pressure—the physical quantity of an experience of touch—is a fundamental dimension of human perception, conveying to the brain not just that the skin is in contact with something, but also how intense the contact is. That awareness is what enables …

diseaseDirector of Fifth Element has a new SciFi movie

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is an upcoming 2017 English-language French science fiction action film produced, written and directed by Luc Besson. The film is based on the French science fiction comics series Valérian and Laureline, written …

asiaChina pushing for 50% faster train technology for world export and adaption for any rail network and all geographic conditions

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China is designing its next generation of trains that can carry passengers at a top speed of 500 kilometers (310 miles) an hour and cargo at 250km/h, with wheels that can adjust to fit different track gauges used around the …

diseaseIncreasing GDP per person explains a significant part of life satisfaction or happiness and longer and healthier lives

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A few days ago Nextbigfuture noted that China’s one belt one road plan is to spend 9% of China’s GDP over decades to build out the ports, airports, rail, factories and cities of countries in Asia and Africa and Europe …

crisprWho gets raped and killed matters a lot when comparing youth gang violence and terrorism

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Some make the argument that statistically the level of deaths and rapes from terrorism and muslim migrants is less than overall gun violence and comparable to youth gang violence. The difference is related to the location and crime levels experienced …