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October 19, 2017 10:30 PM Poor bear the brunt of 9m pollution-linked deaths a year

‘Lancet’ findings: Most detailed review of pollution impact on global health ever compiled Pollution is blamed for up to nine million deaths each year worldwide, disproportionately affecting people living in some of the world’s poorest countries, according to a global investigation. The findings, published in The Lancet, include the most in-depth and detailed 100

October 19, 2017 1:15 PM China’s economic growth slows slightly, here is why

China's economic growth slowed slightly as expected in the third quarter as the government's efforts to rein in the property market and debt risks tempered activity in the world's second-largest economy. China’s economic growth slowed slightly as expected in the third quarter as the government’s efforts to rein in the property market and debt risks tempered 141

October 19, 2017 1:43 AM WhatsApp Location Sharing Feature Helps You Track Friends In Real-time

WhatsApp users can now share their live location with others even when the app is not actively used. Until now, users could share their location with friends and family, but that was mainly a static, one-time share. In a blog post, WhatsApp says the feature can be used to organize a meeting with friends, and also keep loved ones posted about their whereabouts 68

October 17, 2017 11:00 AM Volvo Cars' Polestar 1 is a discreet 600-hp hybrid supercoupe

Volvo's performance arm's first standalone model is a carbon-bodied ripper with industry-leading electric range. Volvo's revitalization efforts since it was purchased by China's Geely in 2010 have proven to be nothing short of remarkable. Its product-led transformation over the last few years has been both sweeping and convincing, yet few could have predicted 399

October 16, 2017 11:36 PM Spotlight: Scientists' dream comes true with detection of gravitational waves from merging neutron stars

Image made by Caltech and NASA shows the UV/IR/Radio discovery of neutron star merger in NGC 4993. Scientists announced Monday that they have for the first time detected the ripples in space and time known as gravitational waves as well as light from a spectacular collision of two neutron stars. (Xinhua/Robert Hurt of Caltech, Mansi Kasliwal of Caltech 104

October 16, 2017 4:55 PM Here is every patch for KRACK Wi-Fi attack available right now

Vendors are reacting swiftly to an exploit which lets attackers eavesdrop on your network traffic. Monday morning was not a great time to be an IT admin, with the public release of a bug which allowed WPA2 security to be broken. As reported previously by ZDNet, the bug, dubbed "KRACK" -- which stands for Key Reinstallation Attack -- is at heart a fundamental 97

October 16, 2017 1:56 PM Chinese runaway space station will crash to Earth within months, expert warns

The 8.5-ton Tiangong-1, or “Heavenly Palace”, satellite is now out of control and is doomed to plunge into the atmosphere, a top academic has warned. (Credit: Kin Cheung/AP) A Chinese space station will crash into Earth in a matter of months - and it could kill anyone who is standing beneath. The 8.5-ton Tiangong-1, or “Heavenly Palace”, satellite is now out of control 80

October 16, 2017 8:40 AM WPA2 security flaw puts almost every Wi-Fi device at risk of hijack, eavesdropping

Security experts have said the bug is a total breakdown of the WPA2 security protocol. A security protocol at the heart of most modern Wi-Fi devices, including computers, phones, and routers, has been broken, putting almost every wireless-enabled device at risk of attack. The bug, known as "KRACK" for Key Reinstallation Attack, exposes a fundamental 442

October 16, 2017 4:00 AM Regional drug barons invade Botswana

He said that most common drugs smuggled into the country are marijuana, crack, methcathinone popularly known as cat, madaena, and cocaine to mention a few. He said that some Batswana have found a niche in selling drugs because they have been arresting them with high numbers ever since the BPS started their recent raids. Lesetedi said that they are currently 66

October 16, 2017 3:56 AM Microsoft builds epic tree house office space for employees

THE biggest tech companies on the planet seem to be competing for who can build the coolest offices — and we have a new favourite. And Microsoft has arguably outdone them all by building every kid’s dream tree house. The new office facility for Microsoft staff is an elaborate treetop meeting space at its corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington 105