• Iranian genius mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani dies aged 40
Iranian genius mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani dies aged 40

She earned a doctoral degree from Harvard University in 2004 and became full professor of mathematics in 2008 at Stanford at a very young age of 31. Before her death from breast cancer which had spread to her bones, Mirzakhani was a professor at Stanford University, has worked at Princeton before securing a professorship at Stanford in 2008.

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  • 14M Verizon customer records found on publicly available server
14M Verizon customer records found on publicly available server

Nice Systems says that the exposed data was "part of a system demo" with no further elaboration. The security firm said the files were discovered on an unprotected Amazon Web Services (AWS) database on 8 June but that the issue was not fully resolved until weeks later, on 22 June 2017.

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  • ATF: Explosion was domestic terrorism or a terrible prank
ATF: Explosion was domestic terrorism or a terrible prank

There was no one in the building at the time and no one was injured. The blast took place around 10.30pm local time (4.30pm GMT) in Bixby, which lies around 15 miles to the south of Tulsa. Investigators have reportedly indicated such a designation can not occur until a suspect or a motive becomes known. They believe it may have been a pipe bomb ...

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  • Oculus Rift Desperately Vies For Attention With $399 Summer Deal
Oculus Rift Desperately Vies For Attention With $399 Summer Deal

The deal is part of the " Summer of Rift " promotion Oculus is running, which also has a lot of games discounted. When the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive originally hit the market a year ago, HTC's more expensive headset had a big edge thanks to its ability to deliver room-scale VR experiences that let you freely walk around virtual environme...

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  • Charlie Gard's future should be decided by doctors, Boris Johnson says
Charlie Gard's future should be decided by doctors, Boris Johnson says

That was because Charlie was being treated at a hospital, Great Ormond Street in London, "which has huge expertise in mitochondrial disease". While Charlie's life support was to be disconnected on June 30, Connie Yates announced on Facebook that the hospital authorities had agreed to allow the parents to have a little more time with their son.

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  • Munster: Apple Glasses will be bigger than the iPhone
Munster: Apple Glasses will be bigger than the iPhone

June 19, 2009: Apple iPhone 3GS goes on sale. Even though the phone was not much different than its predecessor, it still did not stop Apple fans from buying it. This 4-inch device was introduced for the hit 5S design, which people considered to be the flawless iPhone design. Consequently, the firm believes incredibly successful new servic...

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  • Blast from the past - Patch Tuesday updates for Windows XP
Blast from the past - Patch Tuesday updates for Windows XP

This week, Microsoft announced an urgent security patch for Windows XP and Windows Vista and urged customers running those versions of its operating system, as well as more recent versions to update their software in order to prevent cyber attacks.

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  • Number of people using Facebook reaches 2 billion
Number of people using Facebook reaches 2 billion

Facebook is also funding academic research on extremism, but did not specify how much it's contributing. Facebook hit the 1 billion user milestone back in October 2012, so its user base doubled in the past five years. Over the past decade, Facebook's mission has been to make the world more open and connected. It'll also react when a user...

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  • Canada's Trudeau say United States timber duties will cost 'thousands' of jobs
Canada's Trudeau say United States timber duties will cost 'thousands' of jobs

Canada has denied that it subsidizes the lumber industry because producers must pay market prices for wood. The duties, which will range from 4.59 to 7.72 percent, are being applied to Canfor, Resolute, Tolko and West Fraser. "We will continue our determined efforts to maintain a dialogue with our American counterparts to encourage them to rescin...

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  • E3 2017: Microsoft isn't making a profit on the Xbox One X
E3 2017: Microsoft isn't making a profit on the Xbox One X

According to Spencer the new console will feature better textures, smoother frame rates and faster load times. It was launched in November of that year with 104 Xbox 360 games supported to begin with. The Xbox Backwards Compatibility for the Xbox One will drop later this year - but it will NOT be as extensive as Xbox 360 backwards compatibility ...

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  • How to Watch the 2017 BET Awards
How to Watch the 2017 BET Awards

Following this year's Oscars Best Picture debacle, Jones said she's steeling herself for possible mistakes she might make onstage. As for the performances, Bruno Mars , DJ Khaled , Big Sean , A$AP Rocky, Lil Wayne , Mary J. Chance the Rapper and Migos are up for four nominations as wel, and a full list of the 2017 BET Awards nominees is a...

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  • Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show
Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show

The nearby Wright-Patterson Air Force Base dispatched a rescue crew to the scene. A Thunderbird F-16D Fighting Falcon jet flipped over on the runway while taxiing, and two people were reported trapped in the plane. A military jet in the Air Force Thunderbird demonstration squadron apparently practicing for an upcoming OH air show has been involve...

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  • Public Protector to oppose Zuma's review on State of Capture report
Public Protector to oppose Zuma's review on State of Capture report

Mkhwebane released the Ciex report, along with three other reports on various spheres of government, on Monday during a press briefing. "The allegation whether the South African government improperly failed to implement the CIEX report ...

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  • Apple allows users to tip content creators
Apple allows users to tip content creators

Now it categorizes games and apps into their own sections. Buried on the third line in a paragraph of text in small font, iOS casually tells me that laying my finger on the home button means I agree to start a $100 subscription. And this isn't just happening with security related keywords. "I was one Touch ID away from a $400 A MONTH subscripti...

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  • Project Cars 2 Will Be Here In September
Project Cars 2 Will Be Here In September

We're really excited about Gran Turismo Sport, and hope it will come out this year, but it's not the only racing sim that should be on your radar. Find the latest trailer just above. With 9 motorsport disciplines to choose from, a racing career has never been more rewarding or challenging. Drivers can begin their motorsport career in grassroots s...

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  • OECD predicts fastest global growth in six years
OECD predicts fastest global growth in six years

Russian Federation will also turn the corner reaching 1.5 per cent growth in 2017 and 2 per cent in 2018. OECD chief economist Catherine Mann said, however, that "policymakers can not be complacent". This article is for general information purposes only. Leveraged trading is high risk and not suitable for all. Those measures include purchases...

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  • Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track
Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

Failure to step up action against global warming would be "disastrous", California Governor Jerry Brown warned on Tuesday as he seeks to fill the United States leadership vacuum on climate change. If our federal government will not participate in solving climate issues, I urge all citizens to support their local and state governments to continue to...

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  • WWDC 2017: Apple announces all-new iMac all-in-one desktop range
WWDC 2017: Apple announces all-new iMac all-in-one desktop range

The new iMac Pro . The 21.5-inch 4K models deliver up to three times faster performance and the 27-inch 5K models are up to 50 percent faster. The iMac Pro is also not short on ports, with it sent to feature four Thunderbolt 3.0 ports and a 10GB Ethernet port, all to aid rapid data transfer and connectivity.

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  • Microsoft to pay users if they search with Bing
Microsoft to pay users if they search with Bing

Microsoft is clearly getting desperate to shore up the number of users adopting its Bing search engine, and is now offering United Kingdom users points in return for searches made on the platform which can be traded in for music, movies and more.

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  • Olivia Newton-John's daughter breaks silence on star's cancer battle
Olivia Newton-John's daughter breaks silence on star's cancer battle

Olivia Newton-John opens the Olivia Newton John Cancer & Wellness Centre at Austin Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. But while the news that she has a recurrent tumor is not "good", cancer experts interviewed by People say that her form of cancer is treatable - though not curable - with new drugs and other therapies that can make "a differen...

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