Stories about Sci-tech

May 16 2017

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

The ransomware is called " Wannacry " and locks up your computer and forces you to pay the hackers to get all your stuff back - probably making you want to cry in the p...

May 10 2017

Amazon adds video calling with Echo Show

The product, which now also dons a touch screen, appears to be only available to customers in the States for now. The Echo Show is equipped with all the same feature...

May 09 2017

Appeals court to weigh challenge to revised Trump travel ban

President Donald Trump has nominated Minnesota Supreme Court Associate Justice David Stras to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey ...

May 05 2017

Gmail For Android Now Adds Phishing Protection Features

Google are working hard and have already managed to shut down some of the phishing pages used by the attackers, but nobody is safe just yet. They include a button wh...

May 03 2017

Titans reportedly looking to trade out of top five

As the draft results started popping up on my phone, I was as surprised as anyone. "I think there's some that are just investigative, just trying to see if anything is ...

Apr 27 2017

Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 may go on sale in June

Typically the Exynos models of Samsung's flagships don't see much development because the device doesn't have anything open sourced, but that's not the case this time a...

Apr 26 2017

Samsung to update software over 'red screen' smartphone

But can the Mi 6 really beat the Galaxy S8? So far the Galaxy S8 has been met with positive reviews and high praises, and it looks like Samsung might not be wasting any...

Apr 26 2017

New US duties on softwood lumber become focal point of BC election

Trump wants American farmers to no longer be shut out from the Canadian market. "They will probably lead to more trade barriers and barriers that are poorly vetted", wr...

Apr 21 2017

Microsoft's target: Two Windows 10 feature updates per year

Build 15014 included a power management slider that appeared when you clicked the battery icon in the system notification area. Well after the March 2017 Windows update ...

Mar 31 2017

GOP Humiliation: Trumpcare Didn't Even Have Majority Support Among Trump Voters

DesJarlais said he's not anxious about Trump's Twitter account. Sixty-two percent of Americans turned thumbs down on Trump's handling of health care during the initial we...

Mar 29 2017

President Trump signs order rolling back environmental efforts

Environmental groups heaped scorn on Trump's order , arguing it was risky and went against the broader global trend toward cleaner energy technologies. He said that the...

Mar 23 2017

Parker County March for Meals 5k on Saturday

But a lot of the tone of the coverage has suggested that the entire Meals on Wheels program hinged directly federal funding. People who actually have the ability to go sh...

Mar 22 2017

New travel rule requires laptops to be checked on certain international flights

The attempted downing of an airliner in Somalia past year was linked to a laptop device, and some media reports have claimed that the new security precautions are an ...

Mar 22 2017

7 features to look forward to in Android O

This allows users to continue watching a video while executing a totally different task. Now, in Android O , users can do two of these things at once. For the time being...

Mar 21 2017

Sweet 16 berth has Gamecocks thinking big

Of course, the political aspect of the site changing from Greensboro, North Carolina, to Greenville - HB2 - is well known by now, and it again became a major talking po...

Mar 18 2017

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate Target for Third Time Since 2006

She wrote that means the FOMC didn't raise the rate as high as expected and will tolerate some overshooting of inflation. The Bank of Japan left its policy unchanged as...

Mar 16 2017

Trump Signs Bill to Cut Budget for 180 Federal Agencies

Trump's plan is already coming under attack from Democrats. "If Republicans insist on inserting poison pill riders ... they will be shutting down the government and del...

Mar 15 2017

Watch Wake Forest vs Kansas State Online

That means that unlike Wake Forest , which runs it fast and isn't great on D, KSU presents a challenge to the Bearcats akin to playing against themselves. The Shockers a...

Mar 14 2017

Spring forward: 2017 daylight saving time begins on Sunday

National Geographic documents some some interesting facts about Daylight Saving Time in an article titled Daylight Saving Time : When Does It Begin? The change happe...

Mar 04 2017

We need solution for health care

It's clear why this law was one of President Obama's crowning achievements. GOP leaders are insisting that Trump is with them. But Republican lawmakers remain unable ...