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Bail of $30,000 set for UK cyber expert.

  • Published by : Nora Black
  • 05-Aug-2017
US prosecutors say a British computer expert has admitted to creating software that harvests bank details. But Marcus Hutchins' own lawyer says he denies six charges of creating and distributing the Kronos malware. The 23-year-old from Ilfracombe, Devon, who helped stall the WannaCry cyber-attack which hit the NHS, was arrested on Wednesday in Las Vegas. He was granted $30,000 (£23,000) bail, but will spend the weekend in prison after not being able to pay on Friday.
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Union alleges Nissan broke law in worker vote.

  • Published by : Nora Black
  • 05-Aug-2017
A UAW supporter uses a bull horn to remind eligible workers to vote for the union while standing outside an employee vehicle entrance at the Nissan vehicle assembly plant in Canton, Miss., Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Union members set up informational lines outside employee entrances at the plant and greeted all shifts of workers arriving and leaving, reminding workers to vote for the union. The vote for union representation of line workers concludes Friday evening. The United Auto Workers has filed
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USA VS NORTH KOREA,North Korea warns US.

  • Published by : Nora Black
  • 04-Aug-2017
NORTH Korea is warning that the US teeters on the 'edge of life and death' amid fears that Kim Jong-un could succeed in developing a powerful hydrogen bomb. As per the sources Harry J. Kazianis, director of defence studies at Washington-based think tank the Center for the National Interest, has warned that North Korea could soon succeed in developing a H-bomb. “We should not be surprised if the Communist dictatorship develops a hydrogen bomb – the ultimate atomic weapon – with the potenti
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The restaurateur who puts hospitality above food

  • Published by : Nora Black
  • 01-Aug-2017
Like other great success stories, Sheldon Fireman's started with a sense of ambition, an understanding of the local culture, and nothing to do on a Friday night. Hanging out in the Greenwich Village neighbourhood of New York in the 1960s, Mr Fireman - Shelly to his friends - got the idea to open an all-night cafe specialising in serving breakfast food. It would be called the Hip Bagel. "I fell in love with my idea," says Mr Fireman, who wanted to create a place that was fun to hang out and be
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Jeff Bezos: Five things you may not know about Amazon's founder

  • Published by : Nora Black
  • 01-Aug-2017
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos briefly overtook Bill Gates on Thursday to become the world's richest person, as his worth hit $91.4bn (£70bn). A sharp rise in Amazon shares meant Mr Bezos's wealth eclipsed that of the Microsoft co-founder for a time according to Forbes. But as Amazon shares fell back, Mr Gates regained the top spot. Mr Bezos, 53, owns about 17% of the shares in Amazon, but also has interests in several other businesses. Recently soaring technology stocks have fuelled huge growth
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How 'centaur teams' are speeding up drug discovery

  • Published by : Nora Black
  • 01-Aug-2017
Scientists working in tandem with artificial intelligence (AI) could slash the time it takes to develop new drugs - and, crucially, the cost - say tech companies. Developing pharmaceutical drugs is a very expensive and time-consuming business. And as AstraZeneca found out last week, disappointing drug trials can knock millions off your stock market value in a flash. So the faster we can identify promising molecules that could be turned into viable drugs, the better. This is why pharmaceutical
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