Science / Technology News http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=rss/tech.xml News on Science / Technology continually updated from thousands of sources around the net. en-us 240 Copyright 2017, Topix Topix http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page= //static.topixcdn.com/pics/topix_homepage_logo2.png Profile of Jumia, Africa's biggest e-commerce platform, which... http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/profile-of-jumia-africas-biggest-e-commerce-platform-which?fromrss=1 Cisco's Talos cyber intelligence unit says 500K+ routers in dozens of countries have been infected by Russia-linked malware and could be used to attack Ukraine - - Cisco Systems Inc on Wednesday warned that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices The FBI used a court order to seize a key server in the Russia-linked VPN Filter botnet, stopping its ability to reactivate when an infected router is rebooted - FBI agents armed with a court order have seized control of a key server in the Kremlin's global botnet of 500,000 hacked routers, The Daily Beast has learned.

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Techmeme Thu, 24 May 2018 19:40:41 GMT 180524T2H270 0
Space station accepts special delivery from Virginia http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/space-station-accepts-special-delivery-from-virginia?fromrss=1 A commercial cargo ship arrived at the orbiting lab three days after launching from Wallops Island. Orbital ATK shipped the goods for NASA in a Cygnus capsule, which is named after the swan constellation.

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Truro Daily News Thu, 24 May 2018 14:52:18 GMT 180524NLA6VB 0
New U.S. weather satellite suffers cooling problem http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/new-u-s-weather-satellite-suffers-cooling-problem?fromrss=1 America's newest weather satellite, launched less than three months ago, has a serious cooling problem that could affect the quality of its pictures. The trouble is with the GOES-17 satellite's premier instrument for taking images of hurricanes, wildfires, volcanic eruptions and other natural calamities, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Wednesday.

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The Japan Times Thu, 24 May 2018 10:07:05 GMT 180524AUDDFU 0
FBI may have disrupted major cyberattack on Ukraine http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/fbi-may-have-disrupted-major-cyberattack-on-ukraine?fromrss=1 The FBI has put a spoke in the wheel of a major Russian hacking operation potentially aimed at causing havoc in Ukraine, evidence pieced together from researchers, Ukrainian officials and U.S. court documents indicates. On Wednesday, network technology company Cisco Systems and antivirus company Symantec warned that a half-million routers had been compromised in a possible effort to lay the groundwork for a cyber-sabotage operation against targets in Ukraine.

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WBAY-TV Green Bay Thu, 24 May 2018 05:30:53 GMT 180523V02HOC 1
Charity urges shorter - contemplation window' to boost stem cell transplants http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/charity-urges-shorter-contemplation-window-to-boost-stem-cell-transplants?fromrss=1 People wait for more than a year to give blood or stem cells after making an initial decision to donate, a poll suggests. The Anthony Nolan charity said there is a 15-month "contemplation window" from the moment people first consider donation to when they finally sign up.

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Western Telegraph Thu, 24 May 2018 00:53:02 GMT 180523N4V73H 0
First black female astronaut in space offers advice to young girls http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/first-black-female-astronaut-in-space-offers-advice-to-young-girls?fromrss=1 Dr. Mae Jemison, the first black woman in outer space, fell in love with science at an early age. Decades later, she's encouraging girls of all ages and backgrounds to engage in STEM education and is shedding insight on how to overcome obstacles.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage Wed, 23 May 2018 20:06:30 GMT 180523HOHO8R 0
Plastic straws are polluting our oceans. Here are some alternatives http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/plastic-straws-are-polluting-our-oceans-here-are-some-alternatives?fromrss=1 The war on plastic straws is growing as more companies like McDonald's face pressure to find sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives that won't pollute our oceans, litter our beaches or wind up harming animals. It is estimated that more than 500 million single-use plastic straws are used and thrown away every day in the U.S. alone as Americans use them at an average rate of 1.6 straws per person per day, according to the National Park Service .

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WCNC-TV Charlotte Wed, 23 May 2018 15:23:33 GMT 180523TN76H9 0
Shopify shares slip after Adobe Systems buys e-commerce rival Magento http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/shopify-shares-slip-after-adobe-systems-buys-e-commerce-rival-magento?fromrss=1 Shopify shares slipped by more than six per cent in today after its rival Magento Commerce was bought by Adobe Systems. The e-commerce company's stock fell by as much as 6.47 per cent to $177 in Toronto in morning trading, a day after the U.S. software giant announced the acquisition.

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Cape Breton Post Wed, 23 May 2018 10:29:29 GMT 180523QAG6EV 0
How Santa Fe shooting victim's tragic death is bringing her family an unexpected 'blessing' http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/how-santa-fe-shooting-victims-tragic-death-is-bringing-her-family-an-unexpected-blessing?fromrss=1 Cynthia Tisdale, an art room teacher's aide and loving wife and mother, was among the 10 students and staff gunned down inside Santa Fe High School in Texas on Friday. As her loved ones mourn the shocking loss, her high-profile death has provided one blessing for the family.

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WBAL-AM Baltimore Wed, 23 May 2018 05:50:34 GMT 18052294V9MN 0
I was a GPS addict, so I tried driving without phone directions to reawaken my 'inner compass' http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/i-was-a-gps-addict-so-i-tried-driving-without-phone-directions-to-reawaken-my-inner-compass?fromrss=1 For several years now I've worried that I've lost my inner compass, that I've become a GPS addict. That's why I said no to the navigation option on my new car a year ago.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville Wed, 23 May 2018 01:12:44 GMT 1805220CDPP0 0
Watch live: SpaceX set to launch satellite-laden rocket Tuesday in Santa Barbara County http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/watch-live-spacex-set-to-launch-satellite-laden-rocket-tuesday-in-santa-barbara-county?fromrss=1 Hawthorne-based SpaceX will attempt to launch a rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base today, with the rocket carrying communications satellites and a pair of science-research orbiters. A pair of NASA GRACE-FO satellites are on top of this stack, with five Iridium Next satellites below it before they were all loaded onto a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that is slated for launch Tuesday, May 22, 2018, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County.

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San Gabriel Valley Tribune Tue, 22 May 2018 20:22:30 GMT 18052297NV32 0
Republican Senate candidates support strict abortion bans http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/republican-senate-candidates-support-strict-abortion-bans?fromrss=1 Republicans running for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin support banning abortion with no exceptions and new restrictions on stem cell research, based on their answers to a candidate survey that won them a perfect rating from the group Pro-Life Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that both Kevin Nicholson and state Sen. Leah Vukmir told the group they also support a federal "personhood" law that critics say would criminalize certain forms of birth control.

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WIZM-AM La Crosse Tue, 22 May 2018 15:44:38 GMT 180522GLPUAB 0
Experts: China far side lunar mission potentially historic http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/experts-china-far-side-lunar-mission-potentially-historic?fromrss=1 In this photo provided by China's official Xinhua News Agency, a Long March-4C rocket carrying a relay satellite, named Queqiao , is launched from southwest China's Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Monday, May 21, 2018. China has launched a relay satellite as part of a groundbreaking program to land a probe on the far side of the moon this year.

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WOGY-AM Pittston Tue, 22 May 2018 10:47:34 GMT 180522SMS037 0
Sony invests in image sensors, acquires more of EMI Music http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/sony-invests-in-image-sensors-acquires-more-of-emi-music?fromrss=1 Sony also plans to buy for $2.3 billion a 60 percent stake in EMI Music Publishing, from Mubadala Investment Co. EMI has under its wing classics such as the Motown catalog and Queen, and contemporary artists like Kanye West, Alicia Keys and Pharrell Williams.

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WRAL.com Tue, 22 May 2018 06:02:56 GMT 180521ED7D4R 0
Ticket prices draining your wallet? 7 ways to save on that concert experience http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/ticket-prices-draining-your-wallet-7-ways-to-save-on-that-concert-experience?fromrss=1 A standing-room-only pit ticket to one of Taylor Swift's June concerts at Soldier Field in Chicago could cost you $895. Some would say that's a high price to pay to see songs from Reputation performed live.

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KBMT Tue, 22 May 2018 01:28:50 GMT 1805215B0EKI 0
Asteroid is first known 'permanent resident' from outside our solar system http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/asteroid-is-first-known-permanent-resident-from-outside-our-solar-system?fromrss=1 The solar system's first known "resident" that came from interstellar space - an asteroid orbiting backward around Jupiter - has been discovered. The planets and most other objects in our solar system travel around the sun in the same direction.

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News Herald Mon, 21 May 2018 20:47:22 GMT 180521H80P2B 0
Jupiter's backward-flying asteroid from another star system http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=tech/2018/05/jupiters-backward-flying-asteroid-from-another-star-system?fromrss=1 This April 3, 2017 file image made available by NASA shows the planet Jupiter when it was at a distance of about 668 million kilometers from Earth. On Monday, May 21, 2018, scientists reported that an asteroid sharing Jupiter's orbit, but in reverse, actually hails from a neighboring star system.

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Norwalk Citizen News Mon, 21 May 2018 16:01:50 GMT 1805218CJHN2 0