Tag: US

Peanut Allergies Becoming More Prevalent: Here's What You Can Do About It

A new study found that the number of children born with a peanut allergy has increased in the past decades. In 2008, one in 70 children has peanut allergy compared to one in 250 back in 1997.

Public Health October 29, 2018

US Nuclear Weapons Test Details Declassified: Footage Published Online

The United States has declassified the footage of the nuclear weapons tests it conducted from 1945 to 1962 by publishing many videos online. It will be giving the new generation an opportunity to see the energy flashes and frightening clouds.

Energy March 19, 2017

FCC Says 34 Million Americans Lack Average Fixed Broadband Access

'A persistent urban-rural digital divide has left 39 percent of the rural population without access to fixed broadband,' stated a progress report issued by the FCC, which was published on Friday, Jan. 8. 'By comparison, only four percent living in urban areas lack access.'

Internet January 8, 2016

Welcome Back The Lincoln Continental: Classic Sedan Aims To Boost Presence In US And China

The Lincoln Continental, the classic luxury sedan, is set to make a comeback. A prototype of the vehicle will be displayed at the New York Auto Show from April 3 to April 12 and is expected to be released in 2016.

FUTURE TECH March 30, 2015

Hyundai Recalls Genesis Luxury Sedan Due To Gear Selector Problem

Hyundai is recalling nearly 26,000 of its Genesis luxury sedans in both the U.S. and Canada as the rear lamp of the vehicles may be affected by a possible water leak. The leak could lead to issues such as delay in swapping from one gear to the other.

FUTURE TECH March 7, 2015

Hackers Steal $1 Billion From Up To 100 Banks: How Did Cybercriminals Do It?

Cybercriminals have made off with at least $300 million, more likely closer to $1 billion, from over 100 banks and financial institutions in 30 nations since 2013. Alarmingly, the hackers in question continue to remain active per a Kaspersky Lab report.

Business February 16, 2015

North Korea Internet Goes Dark in Wake of US Retaliation Promise

Slowing to a crawl and then reporting no network activity, North Korea's Internet access has been rocked Monday by what appears to be a massive distributed denial of service attack. The Internet blackout comes a day after President Barack Obama promised proportional retaliation for the attacks on Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Internet December 22, 2014

Operation Cleaver is Bigger Threat than Previously Thought, FBI Warns US Businesses

Law enforcement has seen enough of Operation Cleaver's work to conclude that large businesses need to stay vigilant against cyberattacks launched by the group. Operation Cleaver is poised to take on organizations tied to the infrastructure of the U.S. and other countries.

Internet December 15, 2014

Xiaomi Looking to Enter the US Market with Mi5 Splash at CES 2015

Xiaomi plans to bring its low-cost, high-caliber mobile devices to the U.S., according to reports. The Chinese manufacturer of mobile devices is expected to debut its $325 flagship handset at CES 2015 in Las Vegas.

Business December 8, 2014

Darkhotel hackers target traveling executives on motel Wi-Fi networks

Known as Darkhotel, a ring of hackers is targeting business executives and political leaders via hotel Wi-Fi networks. The attacks have been going on for years and are increasing in frequency.

Business Tech November 10, 2014

Is the cost of fighting climate change low? US, EU and UN say yes in leaked handbook

A new leaked document from the UN shows that the organization is trying to emphasize the relatively low costs of switching to energy sources with lower carbon dioxide emissions. The document is slated to be published November 2.

Energy October 21, 2014

Google Hangouts boasts free voice, video chat thanks to Voice merger

Google's voice and video calling now hang out at the same location. The Android version of Hangouts includes two ways to get the same services.

Apps/Software September 10, 2014

Virginia is home to the fastest Internet in the country. Are you surprised?

The fastest Internet speed in the country can be found in Virginia. The state managed to hold on to this distinction in spite of a drop in connection speeds over the past quarter.

Internet August 9, 2014

U.S. Air Force sending satellites into space for 'neighborhood watch'

The U.S. Air Force is launching three satellites to build its space awareness program.

Space July 24, 2014

High pot use making U.S. high, UN report says

According to the new UN World Drug report, marijuana use in the U.S. has increased over the past five years, probably as the result of decriminalization and legalization of pot.

Life June 29, 2014

Condoleeza Rice as Dropbox board member: Why people are worried?

Dropbox has taken Condoleeza Rice on its board, and critics said it's like adding insult to injury and is cause for much worry. Find out why.

Business April 10, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 gets 'Reactivation Lock' and 'Find My Mobile' anti-theft features

What do people do when someone steals their smartphones? Samsung introduced new anti-theft features for the Galaxy S5? No, it is not a built-in tacer gun.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 7, 2014

US, France team up for 2016 Mars mission

NASA and CNES are collaborating on a new mission to Mars, which will launch in March 2016.

Space February 11, 2014

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