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Recently discovered Cryptojacking Scripts may have infected thousands of computers
Malicious Cryptojacking Scripts have been discovered in11 open-source code libraries of Ruby, a widely-used programming language. According to a repor.
Aug 23, 2019 23:59 UTC Computing Read More

Teen with measles visited Disneyland, Universal Studios, Santa Monica Pier
A teenager from New Zealand visited Los Angeles and Orange counties this month and made a trip to Disneyland while she was sick with measles, potentially…
Aug 23, 2019 23:59 UTC Health Read More

iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro factory dummy models appear in hands-on video
According to BGR, the factory schematics for Apple's upcoming iPhone models, likely called the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, were stolen…
Aug 23, 2019 23:59 UTC Technology Read More

Vape lung has claimed its first victim, and the CDC is investigating
A person has died from what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speculate is a vaping-related condition. Nearly 200 other cases of varying…
Aug 23, 2019 23:57 UTC Health Read More

VMworld: Look at Acquisitions for Virtualization's Cloud Play
When the doors swing open at San Francisco's Moscone Center next week to welcome attendees to this year's VMworld conference, host company VMware will…
Aug 23, 2019 23:40 UTC Business Read More

Popeyes released a chicken sandwich, and it's causing total chaos at this Phoenix location
The Popeyes chicken sandwich is taking over the internet. But at this Phoenix restaurant, it's also causing chaos.
Aug 23, 2019 23:38 UTC Business Read More

Countries with Healthiest Packaged Foods Have High Obesity Rates
Packaged foods are processed in such a way they can sit and wait — and sit and wait a little more — for a consumer to purchase them without losing their flavors…
Aug 23, 2019 23:35 UTC Nutrition Read More

Erika Zak, mom who inspired millions in her fight to get a liver, dies at 39
Erika Zak, the mother who inspired millions through her resilience to fight for a liver transplant, died early Friday during surgery, her husband, Scott Powers, told…
Aug 23, 2019 23:28 UTC Health Read More

3rd human case of EEE confirmed in Massachusetts this year
BOSTON (AP) — Public health officials say a third human case of the potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus eastern equine encephalitis has been confirmed in…
Aug 23, 2019 23:12 UTC Health Read More

Shooting star lights up western sky in Washington and British Columbia
SPOKANE, Wash. — This is only the second time in my life that I've seen a meteor flash this bright in the night sky. And I was in the right place, at the right time,…
Aug 23, 2019 23:09 UTC Science Read More

Google tells workers to cool it on politics at work
Alphabet Inc.'s Google has issued "community guidelines" that discourage employees from debating politics in the workplace, an about-face from its...
Aug 23, 2019 23:05 UTC Business Read More

Carriers, state AGs pledge to combat billions of unwanted robocalls
NEW YORK (AP) — Major phone companies have pledged to do more to fight robocalls plaguing Americans, the country's state attorneys general say.
Aug 23, 2019 22:57 UTC Business Read More

House Financial Services Committee Will Continue Libra Review
Representative Maxine Waters, chair of the United States House of Representatives' Financial Services Committee, says the committee will continue to review…
Aug 23, 2019 22:56 UTC Business Read More

Densification of Cloud, Network Drives Edge Computing
In today's cloud computing era, the premise is that computing is cheap enough that enterprises can consume IT as a *service*.
Aug 23, 2019 22:51 UTC Computing Read More

A Dietitian Breaks Down the Many Benefits of Eating a Low-Carb Diet
It can seem like there are new diets popping up in your news feed every day, but because of its many benefits, the low-carb diet is probably here to stay. Yes,
Aug 23, 2019 22:50 UTC Nutrition Read More

Virtual reality helping people lose weight and exercise more
(NBC News) Virtual reality is helping people lose weight and exercise more. VirZoom is a stationary bike sensor that works with an Oculus virtual reality headset.
Aug 23, 2019 22:48 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

VMware: "We Bought Carbon Black for $2.1B!" Analysts: "Oh... Why?"
The deal VMware unveiled this week to buy cybersecurity firm Carbon Black triggered a heaping share of skepticism. “I'm having a hard time with the Carbon.
Aug 23, 2019 22:47 UTC Business Read More

Mental Health Roundtable
Florida ranks 43rd in the nation for access to mental health care. It also spends nearly $2.2 million a day to house an estimated 35000 inmates who suffer from…
Aug 23, 2019 22:45 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Dow Jones Dips After Trump Hikes China Tariffs; Apple, AMD, Tesla, Nike Edge Lower
President Trump hiked China tariffs late Friday, as the China trade war spirals. The Dow Jones, Apple, AMD, Tesla, Nike dipped late after diving Friday.
Aug 23, 2019 22:42 UTC Business Read More

New Zealand 'simplified' asthma inhaler combo treatment reduces attacks, study shows
Researchers have found a way of treating asthma that reduces the chance of an attack by a third. Dr Richard Beasley co-authored the Medical Research Institute…
Aug 23, 2019 22:34 UTC Health Read More

Senior at Kingsley-Pierson School implements new Mental Heath program
Students carry a lot when they walk through the doors of their school: their bookbag, textbooks, and for some, anxiety and worries. Kianna Hackett is a senior at…
Aug 23, 2019 22:33 UTC Mental-Health Read More

CNN, MSNBC condemn Trump's 'flippant comment' about Moulton withdrawal hitting stock market
CNN and MSNBC had strong reactions Friday to President Trump's tweet placing blame for the massive drop in the stock market on Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass.
Aug 23, 2019 22:29 UTC Markets Read More

First vaper reported dead after mysterious lung disease
The first person has died after being hospitalized from what appears to be an unknown lung illness linked to vaping, according to the CDC.
Aug 23, 2019 22:23 UTC Health Read More

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