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Washington state sues Uber over data breach cover-up

If that penalty were applied to each of the affected drivers in Washington, it would total almost $22 million in penalties. Under Washington law, the breach o...


Archaelogists find Roman origins of Jesus' tomb in Jerusalem

It is the first time such testing has been carried out at the site, located at what is now the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, and encased in a shr...


Mystery of the Yeti revealed

Or three different bears , to be precise: the Asian black, the Tibetan brown and Himalayan brown. The remaining sample, a tooth from the Reinhold Messner Mo...


Subaru Ascent Holds 7 or 8 Passengers

It produces 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque, and will help the Ascent tug on up to 5,000 pounds of whatever you want to tow. "ORCRP007390-topic.html...


Jaguar XE SV Project 8 resets Nurburgring lap record

Production is limited to 300 units for sale worldwide, priced from US$187,500. Fundamental to the performance of the most track-focused vehicle SVO has ever p...


ASUS Launches Zenfone Max Plus (M1) Smartphone 18:9 Display

It sports a large 5.7-inch display with full HD+ (1080 x 2160 pixels) resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. But, unlike the Pegasus 4S device, this Zenfone Max P...


Canadian man accused in Yahoo hack pleads guilty in American court

Karim Baratov, a Canadian man implicated in the hack of hundreds of millions of Yahoo accounts, waived his right to an extradition hearing Friday and will surre...


HDMI Forum Releases New HDMI 2.1 Specification Which Supports Higher Resolutions

The latest HDMI specification supports a range of higher resolutions, including 8K/60, 4K/120 and higher resolutions up to 10K. It also means that high-resoluti...


Waymo's self-driving cars rack up 4 million miles on public roads

While 4 million public miles is an impressive accomplishment for Waymo , the more telling figure is how fast that number is increasing. That 4 million miles ...


Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD): Examining the Technicals

Its down 0.47, from 1.75 in 2017Q1. The Earnings Yield Five Year average for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . The funds in our partner's database now have: 543.78...


Analytical Preview of NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

Hanson McClain Inc. now owns 881 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock valued at $127,000 after buying an additional 99 shares during the last quarter. ...


Vacancy rate hovers below 1 per cent in Victoria

In its 2017 Rental Market Report, the federal agency said the vacancy rate for purpose-built rentals in Canadian cities with at least 10,000 people fell to thre...


2017's Only Supermoon Is Happening This Weekend. Here's How to See it

The only supermoon of 2017 is coming to a night sky near you. If you somehow manage to miss this supermoon or forget about it, don't worry: January has two ...


Thanks To Black Friday, Amazon's Jeff Bezos Is Number One

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates saw his net worth climb to a dizzying US$89.4 billion but was relegated to being the second most affluent person on the planet. ...


Alan Pardew to be appointed West Bromwich Albion manager this week

West Brom will check on the fitness of Chris Brunt ahead of the visit of Newcastle . In a corresponding midweek fixture against Swansea City around this tim...


Bungie Cancels Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Stream To Address Fan Anger

We hear you when you tell us about all of the new shiny toys, but it's not enough, and I'm pretty sure that has been felt within Bungie by the ever daily decr...


MacOS High Sierra has an embarrassing bug that gives anyone Admin access

It's hard to overstate how bad this security flaw is. What makes this flaw so risky is people are reporting it also allows for full keychain access and any ...


Russian Astronaut Says Extraterrestrial Bacteria Found On International Space Station

But, that all may change soon as a Russian cosmonaut has found signs of living bacteria on the International Space Station . Scientists took swabs particularly...


Tardy flyer slaps Air India staffer, gets slapped back

The woman had booked the 5am Delhi-Ahmedabad Air India flight 019 but reached the boarding gate just as it had closed. 20 a.m., failing to comply with the requi...


These 'Origami' Robot Muscles Can Lift 1000x Their Own Weight

That's the equivalent of a duck lifting a auto (and no, its ducklings are not trapped underneath). The senior author, Daniela Rus, Professor of Electrical Eng...