Technology

Israel's Mossad Sets Up Fund to Acquire New Spy Techniques

Israel's Mossad intelligence agency has set up an investment fund to help development of new cloak-and-dagger know-how and is offering grants of up to 2 million shekels (about $570,000) per project to bring in new ideas. A...

New Ransomware Outbreak Hits Targets Worldwide

Malicious exploit utilizes same leaked NSA exploit used in WannaCry outbreak

Jewish Groups Condemn Dyke March’s LGBT Jewish Flag Ban

Several Jewish groups and leaders, including the Anti-Defamation League, have condemned the Chicago Dyke March's ban of attendees who carried Jewish LGBT pride flags.

Virtual Reality Is the Future of Shopping

 Online shopping is on the rise—it’s fast and ships directly to your doorstep, sometimes overnight. But with online shopping, you miss the experience of going into a store and picking up items. Enter virtual reality shopping,...

Google’s $2.7 Billion Fine: What It Means and What Happens Next

The European Commission on Tuesday rocked Google with a massive fine for violating antitrust laws. The EC’s $2.7 billion penalty, which also requires Google to change how it displays its search results, means the company’s long...

Facebook reaches 2 billion monthly users, Zuckerberg says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the milestone Tuesday in a short post.

Facebook now has 2 billion monthly users

Facebook was creeping up on 2 billion in March, when the social network revealed it had 1.94 billion monthly active users, up 300 million from the previous year.

Screenshots are about to get so much better in iOS 11

Managing screenshots on your iPhone is about to get a whole lot easier. One of the biggest changes Apple introduced with iOS 11 is the ability to quickly edit and share your screenshots as soon as you take them, without having to...

What CIA Secret Cyber Weapons Have to Do With Recent Mass Cyber Attacks

Cyber security experts registered a new Trojan virus in addition to the Petya ransomware that was used to attack computers in a number of Russian and Ukrainian companies on Monday night. In an interview with Radio Sputnik, cyber...

Nice! Thanks! Love it! Gmail’s auto-reply is perfect for the lazy emailer

Google’s mail app now offers a range of AI-generated responses. Is modern life about to devolve into one long Turing test? No thanks!Confusing times at Google. The company has announced it will stop automatically scanning users...

Ukraine is Ground Zero in a New Global Malware Attack

The quick infection of nearly 300,000 computers worldwide is reportedly due to two software exploits released in April by the hacking group called the Shadow Brokers.

Global Cyberattack: What We Know and Don’t Know

Here’s what we know and don’t know so far about the new ransomware attack hitting governments and companies around the world.

US pharma giant Merck breached in massive cyber attack

A massive cyber attack that spread across the globe Tuesday has impacted American pharmaceutical giant Merck (NYSE:MRK), the company said via Twitter.

Modified Proton-M Carrier Rocket to Be First Launched in 2019

The first launch of the new modification of the Proton-M carrier rocket will be conducted in 2019, the press service of Russia's Roscosmos State Space Corporation said Tuesday.

Facebook to delete 66K 'hate speech' posts per week in crackdown

Facebook will hire an additional 3,000 people to its community operations team to aid in efforts to review posts that could violate the network’s standards.