FBI probing possible Russian hack of US newsrooms: CNN
7 hours ago
Hackers with apparent ties to Russia have conducted a series of cyber attacks on US media outlets including the New York Times, CNN reported Tuesday.
New York Times shuts down NYT Now smartphone app
Aug 18, 2016
The New York Times is shutting down its NYT Now smartphone app because the company says it hasn't lived up to its hopes in the two years since it was launched in an effort to reach a younger audience.
Professor solved time-reversal violation
Aug 17, 2016
Associate Professor Dr Joan Vaccaro, of Griffith's Centre for Quantum Dynamics, has solved an anomaly of conventional physics and shown that a mysterious effect called 'T violation' could be the origin of time evolution and ...
The cat-and-mouse game of blocking digital ads
Aug 16, 2016
If you were using Facebook on a desktop last week, you may have noticed that your ad-blocking software was being blocked. That was a move by Facebook, which said it was updating its approach to ad blocking while also expanding ...
Newspapers rethink paywalls as digital efforts sputter
Aug 11, 2016
Paywalls were supposed to help rescue newspapers from the crisis of sinking print circulation as readers shifted to getting their news online.
Aug 08, 2016
Google's Project Loon aims to provide internet access to the entire globe using a network of high-altitude balloons. Less than half the world's population and fewer than 30 per cent of people in Africa and Asia have internet ...
Boosting swimming performance with sound data
Aug 04, 2016
Since 1896, swimming has been an event in the Olympic games. Back then it was the swimmer's physical condition that was decisive in securing a win, but today it is mostly technique that determines who takes home the title ...
Ultrastrong, ultrafast and local—water induces electric fields at the surface of DNA
Aug 04, 2016
The structure and dynamics of the DNA double helix are influenced in a decisive way by the surrounding water shell. New experiments in the ultrafast time domain show that the first two water layers at the DNA surface generate ...
Time Warner invests in Hulu in win for cable cord-cutters
Aug 03, 2016
In another win for cable cord-cutters, Time Warner has become the latest media company to invest in streaming service Hulu.
Bitcoin tanks after Hong Kong exchange 'hacked'
Aug 03, 2016
A major Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange has suspended trading after $65 million in the virtual unit was reportedly stolen by hackers—sending the digital currency plunging more than 20 percent.