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SAQQARA, Egypt Egypt has announced the discovery of a private tomb belonging to a senior official from the 5th dynasty of the pharaohs, which ruled roughly 4, 400 years ago....
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In the “sextortion” case, the senders threatened to release these videos, recorded through the webcams on recipients’ computers, unless they were paid a ransom. Jason Schultz, technical researcher at Talos, stated in...
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When elders from Fort McKay near Alberta s oilsands went to their traditional picking areas, things just didn t feel right. They knew something was off. But what The First...
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There are many good reasons to  criticize  Chinese researcher He Jiankui for reportedly gene editing two human babies  — not only did his actions violate several accords within the scientific community,...
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The eighth annual list of worst passwords of the year is based on SplashData’s evaluation of more than 5 million passwords leaked on the Internet. Most of the leaked passwords evaluated...
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A newly discovered gas planet, orbiting a distant star, is approximately the size of Neptune — but it’s so close to the red dwarf it orbits that it’s literally boiling away....
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Driving an electric car EV saves money and helps the environment. But charging it is a pain — almost like back when every cellphone needed a different charger. There are a bunch of...
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Different viruses attack different types of cells. A flu virus, for example, attacks lung cells, while the HIV virus attacks immune system cells. Some viruses, known as phages, attack bacteria — and,...
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Now with some 60 million games on its platform, today Kahoot announced that this has come to pass  Disney has backed Kahoot to the tune of $15 million — working out...
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This Jan. 28, 1915 image made available by the U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command shows the USS San Diego while serving as flagship of the Pacific Fleet. U.S. Naval...
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The team behind Basis, which had called itself a “a cryptocurrency with an algorithmic central bank, ” has announced that it is shutting down the project and returning the capital it...
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The upcoming raise would bring the company’s total funding to $425 million according to Crunchbase . Niantic’s last round was raised at a $3 billion valuation. TechCrunch has reached out...
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MIT engineers have devised a way to create 3 D nanoscale objects by patterning a larger structure with a laser and then shrinking it. This image shows a complex structure prior...
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Pimcore is aimed at any channel, device, or industry that wants to manage its digital data and customer experience. While there are several such companies on the market today, Pimcore...
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Most cosmologists believe our universe is filled with strange invisible stuff that exerts a powerful gravitational force on a galactic scale. This force stops galaxies from tearing themselves apart as...
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Amongst those participating in the round are Prepaid Financial Services a European payment card issuer ; Gaël de Boissard, former Executive Board Member of Credit Suisse; Richard Balarkas, former President...
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Google will stop offering face recognition through its cloud APIs—that is, until it can come up with policies to  prevent misuses of the technology, it .  Asia specific  Significantly, the decision was...
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In mid September, self driving car company Waymo accepted the technologist and entrepreneur into its early rider program in Phoenix, Arizona. Like all riders, Richardson signed a nondisclosure agreement NDA , a legal...
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Now that practice has a dark new twist. This week,  scammers have started  emailing bomb threats  to hundreds of schools, hospitals, businesses and other public and private institutions in multiple countries,  demanding bitcoin payments in exchange...
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Of course, that device finally gave up the ghost, as all gadget eventually do. After about three or so, I eventually threw in the towel. Apple had long since discontinued...