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DoulCi hacks iOS devices through Apple's iCloud vulnerability

Team DuolCi worked on the vulnerability for five months, and have unlocked as many as 30,000 stolen iPhones just in the past few days.

Tech May 22, 2014

Lower incidents of angina among whites in 20 years, not among blacks: Study

An analysis of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey shows that angina, a symptom of heart problems, is declining in the United States, at least in older individuals and whites. More study is needed to understand the declining incidents of angina.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 22, 2014

Scientists complete genome study of dampwood termite, compare sequence with other social insects

Scientists have finally mapped the termite genome. The new findings could lead to a deeper understand of social insects and how they evolved.

Science May 22, 2014

Climate change drawing big yawn from the public, warn scientists

Those on both sides of the climate change debate are growing weary of the issue and its media coverage, researchers say. It is reflected in Internet searches on the issue.

Science May 22, 2014

Google plans to court small, medium businesses with subsidized Wi-Fi

Google pushes cloud storage and services to businesses, woos them by banking on Hotspot 2.0 and offering highly-subsidized commercial-grade Wi-Fi.

Tech May 22, 2014

Google topples Apple as most valuable global brand. Here's why

Google has usurped Apple, the leading brand for three years in a row, according to the 2014 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand survey by Millward Brown.

Business Tech May 22, 2014

Apple takes a sniff of Weed Firm and snuffs it out

Pot-dealing app "Weed Firm" is no longer available on the Apple App Store possibly due to its “excessively objectionable and crude content,” but Weed Firm believes its expulsion was due to Apple not being able to handle its popularity.

Tech May 22, 2014

ZeniMax sues Oculus. Lawsuit has no merit, says VR headset maker

The VR battle has been taken to court. ZeniMax sues Oculus VR, accusing the virtual reality headset startup of using ZeniMax trade secrets without permission. Oculus says ZeniMax makes an unfounded claim.

Business Tech May 22, 2014

PetMatch app will help you find lookalike replacement for your dead/lost pet or a new pet from a breed of your choosing

There is a new app available on iOS that will let users snap photos and find similar pets available for adoption in their area. The app is called PetMatch and comes from Superfish.

Tech May 22, 2014

Yahoo nears acquisition of video streaming company RayV to bolster Screen

The acquisition of RayV will greatly improve Yahoo's Screen video service, which CEO Marissa Mayer is looking to build up as a competitor to Google's YouTube.

Business Tech May 22, 2014

Substance in pine bark may be potent treatment for melanoma

Leelamine, a substance that can be found in pine bark, can address current problems with existing melanoma drugs and possibly pave the way to better treatment for skin cancer. The new drug has already been tested on tumors in mice, with promising results.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 22, 2014

Oculus Rift will transform birthday parties at Chuck E. Cheese's

Chuck E. Cheese introduces Oculus Rift to transform birthday parties. Dallas customers will be the first to experience the virtual reality headset.

Business Tech May 22, 2014

GM going downhill? Automaker adds 2.42 million vehicles to record recall list

GM continues to recall vehicles, bringing the total this year to 13.5 million. That's four times as many cars sold in the U.S. annually.

Car Tech May 22, 2014

Facebook wants to know if you're a voter and your relationship status: Here's how but why?

Facebook is getting into the creepy arena with the new "Ask" search. Now you can search your friends and ask questions on their relationship status.

Tech May 22, 2014

Researchers rediscover Clarion nightsnake in Mexican island

What was once thought lost is now found again. Thanks to a team of researchers who set off to the islands off Mexico, the Clarion nightsnakes are now considered existing, after almost 80 years of eluding the scientific community.

Science May 22, 2014

Mice, other animals hop onto exercise wheel even on the wild

Running on wheels is apparently a rewarding activity that mice do regardless if they are free or in captivity. Wild mice do wheel running from one to 18 minutes.

Science May 22, 2014

Florida scuba diver fends off great white shark with just a spear

Close encounter of the great white shark kind ends well for scuba diver off Florida. The encounter is captured by the diver on a helmet cam.

Science May 22, 2014

Answer humanity's biggest problem and £10 million Longitude Prize can be yours

The Longitude Prize has been revived 300 years after it was first introduced. The organizers of the prize are hoping that it could spur the development of solutions to some of humankind's greatest problems.

Science May 22, 2014

Prepare for cluster of strong earthquakes in Bay Area, experts warn

History is bound to repeat itself soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. Only this time, California would not be revisited by another Great San Francisco earthquake. Instead, a cluster of similarly powerful earthquakes could take place.

Science May 22, 2014

Baby mammoth Lyuba arrives at Natural History Museum in London

The best specimen of mummified mammoth ever found known as Lyuba has finally arrived at the Natural History Museum in London to grace an exhibition on mammoths running until September 7.

Science May 22, 2014

T-Mobile to offer Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition

T-Mobile will soon offer its customers a new choice when it comes to the tablets in its lineup. The carrier will begin selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition in June.

Tech May 22, 2014

Some sunscreen labels have misleading information about SPF, warn Consumer Reports

Consumer reports say that some sunscreen products have misleading labels. While many of them are effective, they are often not as good as the labels indicate.

Life May 22, 2014

Urine is not sterile as previously thought...ummm, so what?

Bacteria found in so-called "sterile" urine could help identify urinary tract problems, researchers say. Women with overactive bladders could especially benefit, they say.

Science May 22, 2014

Does mobile phone use impact brain development of children? Huge study launched in the UK

Study will track British schoolchildren to see if cellphone use impacts mental development and will follow them for 2 years.

Tech May 22, 2014

Mars rover Curiosity may have unwittingly transported microbes to Red Planet

Analysis results of "scrubbing" of Curiosity rover before its launch suggests some germs may have hitchhiked to the Red Planet. Test shows many of them could survive the harsh condition of the cosmic trip.

Science May 22, 2014

US voters biased against overweight or obese politicians? Possibly, suggests new study

Overweight candidates for office may be the subject of bias from voters, based on new research.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 22, 2014

Minnesota says no to germ killer chemical triclosan in antibacterial soap: Will other states follow?

Triclosan, a popular antibacterial agent found in soaps, detergents and more, has been banned in Minnesota. What are the questions about this controversial chemical?

Healthy Living/Wellness May 21, 2014

Fanged Lancetfish found in North Carolina is a cannibalistic, ambush predator, scientists say

Lancetfish are cannibals, able to ambush their prey in an instant. What other cannibals live under the water?

Science May 21, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini (SM-G800H) shows up in GFXBench revealing specs

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini has popped up in the GFXBench database detailing the unannounced smartphone's specs, including its 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display.

Tech May 21, 2014

Google Doodle commemorates fossil collector Mary Anning's 215th birthday

A non-interactive Google Doodle of Mary Anning commemorated the 215th birthday of the popular British fossil collector. She is credited with finding many Jurassic-era skeletons.

Tech May 21, 2014

Reunion after 16 years: Colorado river overcomes stubborn sandbar to meet Gulf of California

The Colorado River is once again connected to the Gulf of California. Here's how it happened.

Science May 21, 2014

Netflix expands operations to Germany, France, four other countries in Europe

Netflix reaches more European countries. Customers can sign-up in these countries to get an alert when the service starts later this year.

Tech May 21, 2014

Google+ Stories and Movies auto generate an online diary for you

Google+ wants to help you organize your photos and videos for you with two new features that can create an online scrapbook filled with your best photos and a highlight reel of your videos.

Tech May 21, 2014

World's smallest and fastest nanomotor created by UT-Austin scientists will blow you away

A newly developed nanomotor can spin as fast as a jet engine and can run for 15 hours. The technology could be used to deliver drugs directly to human cells, researchers say.

Science May 21, 2014

MRSA, E. coli thrive in airplanes, says new study

Disease causing bacteria such as the MRSA, which causes about 19,000 deaths in the U.S. per year, and E.coli, known to cause bloody diarrhea and hemolytic uremic syndrome, can survive in airplane cabins for days posing possible risks for transmission.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 21, 2014

New meteor shower peaks May 23-24. See 1,000 shooting stars per hour.

Astronomers expect that a new meteor shower will peak this weekend. Stargazers are in for a treat and up to 1,000 meteors are expected to light up the night sky.

Science May 21, 2014

New York keeps climbing on list of healthiest states for seniors to live in, reaches 15th

Empire State on the rise every year since 2006 when it was ranked the 28th healthiest state for seniors.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 21, 2014

Gold Samsung Galaxy S5 available in the U.S. May 30

Samsung has announced that the gold Galaxy S5 will be offered by AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and U.S. Cellular starting on May 30.

Tech May 21, 2014

LG confirms LG G3 full spec list and more in leaked slides

A leaked slide presentation from LG has made its way online and gives the full details of the G3's specs and features ahead of its May 27 press event.

Tech May 21, 2014

Nearly 70% of Americans infected with HPV virus, new research reveals

Research teams said most viral infections are likely harmless but they recommend a doctor assessment and vaccination.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 21, 2014

Yikes! Google seems to think ads everywhere is the future...even on thermostats, fridges, glasses and watches

Letter from Google to Securities and Exchange Commission outlines a plan to place ads on items such as refrigerators, car dashboards and even thermostats in the not-too-distant future.

Tech May 21, 2014

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5 Active shown off in leaked video (Video)

The rumored Samsung Galaxy S5 Active has been given a hands-on video demo that reveals the smartphone's specs and its AT&T branding.

Tech May 21, 2014

Safest states to grow old in? North beats South...again, this time in senior health care

The not-for-profit United Health Foundation released its 2014 "America's Health Rankings Senior Report" and the northern states come out on top.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 21, 2014

DuckDuckGo quacks a new look and still keeps users anonymous

Anonymous search engine DuckDuckGo gets a major makeover, now has features that can rival Google and Bing.

Tech May 21, 2014

Hackers attack U.S. public utility, compromises control of systems: Homeland Security

Homeland Security says a public utility has been breached due to an antiquated password mechanism that hackers can easily break into using simple brute force.

Tech May 21, 2014

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