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Michigan Meteor Could Have Been Worse

The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky put on quite a show but as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a flash in the pan. There are much bigger asteroids careening through our solar system. Scientists …

Hackers Have Stolen About 14% of Big Digital Currencies

Digital currencies and the software developed to track them have become attractive targets for cybercriminals while also creating a lucrative new market for computer-security firms. In less than a decade, hackers have stolen $1.2 billion worth of Bitcoin and rival …

Worst Global Weather Threat Isn’t Hurricanes

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration this week released its list of climate events that have had the greatest economic impact on the U.S. from 1980 to 2017. At $306 billion, last year’s sustained costs due to weather disasters was …

Malaysia Says it Will Pay Firm up to $70M if it Can Find Missing Jet

Malaysia’s government said Wednesday it will pay U.S. company Ocean Infinity up to $70 million if it can find the wreckage or black boxes of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within three months, in a renewed bid to solve the plane’s …

Intel CEO Says Fixes Coming for Serious Chip Security Flaws

Intel has big plans to steer toward new business in self-driving cars, virtual reality and other cutting-edge technologies. But first it has to pull out of a skid caused by a serious security flaw in its processor chips, which undergird …

Business News: One Call/Broadspire, ACIC, AmWINS Group Inc.

One Call Announces New Amputee Offering With Broadspire One Call Care Management, a national provider of workers’ compensation care management services, and Broadspire, a division of Crawford & Company and global third-party administrator, announced a partnership to develop a customized …

CES Roundup: Robocar of the Future May Take Longer Than You Think

Carmakers and tech companies have fallen over one another in recent weeks to show the strides they’ve made with self-driving cars. At CES – usually a stage for bragging about futuristic bona fides – top executives are instead tamping down …

Takata Adds 3.3M Airbag Inflators to Massive Recall

Japanese airbag maker Takata is recalling an additional 3.3 million faulty airbag inflators as it expands the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. The latest recalls cover frontal air bags in certain 2009, 2010 and 2013 vehicles made Honda, Toyota, …

Hyundai, Aurora Plans to Release Autonomous Cars by 2021

Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday it will begin selling its first self-driving vehicles by 2021 in partnership with U.S. based self-driving technology startup Aurora Innovation Inc. Within in three years, Hyundai and Aurora will bring autonomous vehicles to markets that …

McAfee Labs: 5 Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2018

The evolution of ransomware from traditional to new applications, the cybersecurity implications of serverless apps, the consumer privacy implications of corporations monitoring consumers in their own homes, long-term implications of corporations gathering children’s user-generated content, and the emergence of a …

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