Fewer Grants For Young Researchers Causing Brain Drain In Academia

BarbaraHudson writes: Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels has written about the decline of research grants to younger researchers. "For more than a generation, grants for young scientists have declined.

Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.

What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?

An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,

Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,

Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12

Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,

Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.

NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.

Forget Stuxnet: Banking Trojans Attacking Power Plants

New submitter PLAR writes: Everyone's worried about the next Stuxnet sabotaging the power grid, but a security researcher says there's been a spike in traditional banking Trojan attacks against plant floor networks. The malware poses as legitimate ICS/SCADA software updates from Siemens,

CES 2015: WakaWaka Sheds Light On Technology, Profit, and Philanthropy (Video)

Camille van Gestel and co-founder Maurits Groen started solar-centric manufacturer WakaWaka with an explicit aim other than making money, though he's certainly not opposed to making some along the way. So it's not a non-profit, but van Gestel calls WakaWaka,

Glitch In OS X Search Can Expose Private Details of Apple Mail Users

itwbennett (1594911) writes "The potential privacy risk in Apple's OS X Yosemite, first reported by German tech news site Heise and confirmed by IDG News Service, appears when people use the Spotlight Search feature, which also indexes emails received with the Apple Mail email client.

OKCoin Raises $10 Million To Become China's Largest Bitcoin Exchange

edibobb writes "Despite recent cryptocurrency crackdowns by the Chinese government, OKCoin announced a round of $10 million funding by three prominent venture capital firms and other investors. OKCoin is supposed to be the largest bitcoin exchange in China. From the article: 'Back in November 2013,

Twitter暂时放弃私信加密计划

尽管加密不一定能够完全阻止监听,但一定能够增加监听成本,进而使得政府不得不缩小监听目标的范围。“加密的确会起作 […]

不同的众筹模式,该如何避开相关的法律风险?

众筹作为互联网金融的一种类型,与其他互联网金融模式相比,其法律风险最为突出和明显,因此从某种程度讲,众筹的最大风险就是法律风险。那么,如何避开这些可能存在的法律风险呢?

更快更勁!Tesla Model S 改裝電動跑車 Saleen FourSixteen

Saleen 在改車界可說是享負盛名,無論任何車款經其改裝後,都只會變得更快更勁。最近他們就看上了 Tesla 的 Model S 電動跑車,並將之改裝成 Saleen FourSixteen,比起原版本擁有更高性能。以下有更多資料:The post 更快更勁!

公司多报了利润是怎么一回事?一般是因为什么原因?

情况比较复杂,我就说一些我业务中看到的几种情况。

心理咨询的来访者怎样消除由于对咨询师缺乏了解而产生的不安全感?

多谢Calimero 的邀请!我喜欢看到来访者谈及咨询,以及对咨询关系的看法,这对咨询师理解来访者的真实内心很有实际帮助。让我们来聊一聊吧。

从Google Play看移动应用的三个创新趋势

德国宣布将于 2022 年前关闭国内所有核电站,如何看待这一现象?

德国弃核三年过去后再来看这个问题还是比较有趣的。在我看来,宣布放弃核能更多是政治家们向公众让步的行为,而非从技术与经济角度做出的理性选择。

Couple cancel their Cuba honeymoon and go to Dismaland instead

LONDON — Three weeks in the Caribbean might sound like the perfect honeymoon, but one couple decided to ditch that idea in favour of a trip to Dismaland.Simon and Rachelle Christie-Irwin from Gateshead were planning to fly to Cuba on Saturday,

NASA称风洞测试证实回旋镖机翼设计可行性

来自NASA两个不同航空中心的科研人员联合研究发现,一种老式且已经停止使用的机翼设计可能会在未来帮助飞机带来更加高效的飞行。

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