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Federal Bureau of Investigation warns hackers are targeting state voter records

Voter registration databases from both IL and Arizona were targeted in the hacks, according to the report . The Aug. 18 alert does not specify the states involved, but Isikoff said that sources familiar with the attacks reported that IL and Arizon...

Australia plan for vote on gay marriage hits stumbling block

The Nick Xenophon Team, which supports marriage equality, said its three senators would not support legislation to authorize the plebiscite, which would effectively become a 160 million Australian dollar ($120 million) opinion poll without legal weig...

Apple: No More Home Button in 2017?

For sure, Apple's next iPhone has a big competition ahead with its rival Samsung . Those chips can also store e-money, see, and the technology can process payments in 0.1 seconds - much faster than the time it takes for Apple Pay to approve and proc...

Singapore rolls out the world's first fleet of self-driving taxis

For now, nuTonomy officials told Phys.org they are starting small with a fleet of six cars on the road. Singaporean newbie NuTonomy has this week launched what is believed to be the world's first self-driving taxi service, beginning with a tria...

Canon reveals 5D Mark IV

In addition to 4K M-JPEG, the 5D Mk IV supports MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 MP4 and.MOV 1080p recording at up to 59.94 fps and.MOV 720p recording at up to 119.9 fps. Alongside the 5D Mark IV , Canon has also updated two of its more versatile L lenses, with t...

Cleanup of 1M dead fish completed in Keansburg

Officials say the raking of the beach stopped around mid-afternoon due to high tide coming in, but the majority of the fish were picked up. As of Wednesday he said they had filled a 30-yard dumpster with the fish. Hoff hopes they will be gone by th...

Tiger taken from 'world's worst zoo' arrives in South Africa

REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa Crates containing animals are carried to be taken out of Gaza by Four Paws International, at a zoo in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. "There were more than 100 animals housed at the zoo in the years after its 2007...

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Protecting Your Vision During Upcoming Solar Eclipse

NASA Planetary Science Director Jim Green says that students should experience the eclipse, with the right precautions in place. The general public will be able to visit Ralph...

Twitter now has a totality emoji to celebrate the solar eclipse

Click play to watch the Do's and Don't for the upcoming solar eclipse . Some retailers have pairs remaining, but if you don't happen to find a pair, you can safely make an ecli...

Local libraries giving out free eclipse glasses

Florida is not in this path of totality, but everyone in North America, South America and parts of Europe will get to see a partial solar eclipse . On the day of the event, St. ...

4 apps that will make Solar Eclipse 2017 epic

Free , 1:30 p.m., MIT Kresge Oval , 77 Mass. There will be little to no cloud coverage. There's a new scam in Illinois.counterfeit solar eclipse glasses that are being sold to...

Jaguar E-Pace: Designed to Cross Over

Jaguar claims that the new chassis hardware developed for the E-Pace maximises its interior space while also providing the strong foundations for the vehicle's all-surface dynamic ...

11 ways iOS11 is better than previous version

It's seen as a maintenance release. At the same time, iOS 11 lays ground work for the future, in that it "opens up to unbelievable possibilities for augmented reality in games a...

Kirby is coming to Nintendo Switch

Based on what we've seen so far, Super Mario Odyssey is one of the oddest titles yet. Who knows what this means for future Nintendo games , if they are kid-proofing all thei...

Apple Announce ARKit, An Augmented Reality App Platform

Settle down, iPhone lovers - these, unfortunately, aren't new iPhones . The feature, called "Do Not Disturb While Driving", will be part of Apple's iOS 11, a new version of th...

Apple unveils voice-activated, connected home speaker

Will you be interesting in buying the new HomePod for your home? Despite Amazon's dominance, the smart speaker market is still considered a worthwhile investment due to its...

Apple Gets into WiFi Speakers with HomePod

Analysts say Apple has been slow to improve its Siri virtual assistant and launch a smart speaker, after Amazon launched its Echo in 2014. Apple says that the speaker can...

Special Reports

Can't resist texting while driving? Apple wants to make you stop

It will cost $349 and is expected to be Amazon Echo and Google Home's competitor. Apple's AR software is capable of running on any iPhone or iPad that at least has an A...

New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

On its website, Apple describes it simply as getting an immersive listening experience no matter where HomePod is placed. Apple is also updating the operating software fo...

SpaceX launches Dragon spacecraft to resupply ISS

SpaceX launches Dragon spacecraft to resupply ISS

SpaceX plans to return the actual rocket, called Falcon 9, back to Cape Canaveral after it detaches from the capsule ( Dragon ). More than 2,000 kilograms of that is scientific ha...

Apple's Siri speaker to be an audiophile-pleasing smart home hub

Sources say Apple employees have been testing the speaker in their homes for several months. There have been rumors about Apple making a smart speaker. Regarding the manufa...

Sony Stops Manufacturing PS3 in Japan

Sony Stops Manufacturing PS3 in Japan

Sony recently released a new System Software Update for the PlayStation 4 that was meant to bring new icons and more stability, however, it appears to have destabilized som...

Ariana Grande says she will hold benefit concert in Manchester

Grande was playing her sixth European date on her Dangerous Woman tour when a suicide bomber attacked concert-goers as they were leaving her concert at Manchester Arena , kill...

Icy reception to Trump budget from fellow Republicans

The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by almost one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing ...

Destiny 2's PC Launch May Be a Later Date

Destiny had a ton of hype in 2014. This will be the first game developed by a separate studio to arrive for Battle.net, which has only offered Blizzard-developed games until now. ...

WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

Zimbabwe is one of the countries targeted by the massive cyber-attack called WannaCry ransomware which has hit computers in 104 countries including the Russian Federation , the UK,...