Sci-tech

Ever footage shows narwhals using their tusks to hunt

Behaviour captured for the first time on camera shows narwhals using the long tusks protruding from their heads to stun Arctic cod by hitting them, using jagged...


NIO EP9 electric vehicle claims new Nurburgring lap record

In October 2016, the prototype Nio EP9 electric supercar went round the Nordschleife of the Nurburgring, in typically damp and slippery late-autumn conditions, ...


North Korea reports on South Korea's presidential election after two-day delay

Unlike his predecessor, he has advocated talks with the North, even asserting that he was willing to travel to Pyongyang for the sake of peace. President Moon...


Ottawa wins Game 1 in overtime in Pittsburgh

Bobby Ryan's productive playoff continues; Anderson, Fleury, Pageau, Malkin and more in Scott Cullen's Statistically Speaking. The Pittsburgh Penguins host t...


GALLERY: Ireland cricket team lose out to New Zealand

O'Brien's first ODI century came off 125 balls, with nine fours and five sixes, but the only batsmen to stay with him were Andrew Balbirnie (36) in a third-wick...


After the B.C. election here's what Canadians are asking Google

Christy Clark told reporters on Tuesday that she'd met with the lieutenant-governor and been asked to continue on as Wednesday, and that Prime Minister Justin T...


Microsoft Ransomware Patch For WanaCrypt Released

Chinese media are reporting that the global "ransomware" virus attacked many university networks in China. Now that this " WannaCry " malware is out there, th...


North Korea says missile test aimed at testing carrying large nuclear warhead

The launch came five days after South Koreans went to the polls to elect a new president who favors dialogue with North Korea. The missile took off from the...


Pyongyang unveils satellite photos of Thaad in S.Korea

South Korea's new president launched global efforts to defuse tensions over North Korea's weapons development yesterday, urging both dialogue and sanctions wh...


How a perfect storm allowed a global ransomware attack to happen

Microsoft users with Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 should use Windows Defender, while those with Windows 7 and Windows Vista should use Microsoft Security Essentia...


Determined the best-selling smartphones in the world

Looking at the most popular smartphone models, Apple's iPhone 7 lineup is followed by the China's OPPO R9s, the Samsung Galaxy J3 and the Galaxy J5. There is ...


Aust firms back to work after cyber attack

When CNNTech first reported the Microsoft vulnerabilities leaked in April, Hickey said they were the "most damaging" he'd seen in several years, and warned th...


Hot Performer of the day: InterCloud Systems, Inc. (ICLD)

One of the important differences between earnings-per-share growth rates and net-income growth rates is that the former reflects the dilution that occurs from n...


Safety group says truck guard rails could prevent deaths

The IIHS tested two systems. In the [Airflow] test, the underride guard bent but didn't allow the auto to go underneath the trailer, so the car's airbags an...


Moon, Trump agree to maintain close cooperation over NK nuke threats

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke to Moon Jae-in, who has taken over as President of South Korea , and invited him to visit India soon. This will mark...


Manhunt underway for hackers behind global WannaCry Ransomware cyberattack

First, there was a highly risky security hole in Microsoft Windows, which became known after hackers leaked tools that were apparently created by the U.S. "They...


Cyber threat could hit more people today

But she stressed that attack had affected organisations in scores of countries. At least one Australian business has fallen victim to the ransomware attack ...


Pokemon Sun and Moon Offers Free Mega Stones to Players

It has so much character - I really hope we don't have to wait too long for a followup or even a third version. To be able to have the four Mega Stones, playe...


President Moon due to name special envoys to US China, Japan, Russia

Still, Moon stressed that the matter shouldn't remain a sticking point for the two nations to pursue "future-oriented relations", Yoon said in a separate briefi...


How to avoid a cyber attack

It spread cyber chaos worldwide, hitting Britain's hospital network, Germany's railway and scores of companies and government agencies. They say staff are wor...


Apple iPhone 8 'frequent' leaks are hurting sales: CEO Tim Cook

Apple's figures are so-called "sell-in" figures for the iPhone , which show how many phones the company sells to retailers, and not "sell-through" figures, wh...


SpaceX launches Falcon 9 on secret, classified mission

Nine minutes after takeoff, the rocket's main section touched down on a landing pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, just south of NASA's spaceport. Elon ...


WannaCry: CERT-In issues alert against global ransomware attack

Europol said Saturday that the attack was of an "unprecedented level and requires worldwide investigation". Some ransomware that encrypts files ups the stakes...


London security researcher warns of another global cyber-attack on Monday

Hospitals, companies, universities and governments across almost 100 countries were hounded by a cyberattack that locked computers and demanded ransom. The pat...


Global 'ransomware' attack slows; hackers hit hospitals for cash

Hackers used a Microsoft Windows flaw -- the leaked flaw was once secretly used as a cyber weapon by the U.S. National Security Agency . "Unlike most oth...


UK Conservatives have 18 point lead over Labour: Comres poll

The draft revealed plans to renationalise some rail and energy companies, scrap university tuition fees, and put in place big increases in spending on health an...


Massive ransomware attack hits countries around the globe

NHS Digital, the technology arm of NHS, said it is working closely with the National Cyber Security Centre, the Department of Health and NHS England to support ...


Microsoft previews new features

More importantly, it has Windows Ink support to write on photos and videos easily. Continuing the theme is another new feature that Microsoft showcased for ...


Cyber attack: Two Indonesian hospitals, German rail operator affected

A work stoppage was also reported at Renault's facility in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, which produces the Renault Twingo and Clio small cars. Production remained su...


Microsoft planning more versatile Windows 10

At Build on Thursday, Terry Myerson, executive vice president of the Windows and Devices Group, said Apple's iTunes will come to the Windows Store by the en...


Nissan plant hit by cyber-attack

Then came word that networks around the world were under attack Friday. A day after a massive ransomeware attack hit almost 100 countries, including India, te...


Trump Suggests He Could Handle Press Briefings Instead Of Sean Spicer

In a column posted earlier this weekend, Salon's Danielle Ryan makes an interesting case that all the overlapping and contradictory explanations for Trump's rec...


North Korean missile 'no danger' to Russia: defence ministry

Over in Beijing, delegates from Seoul attending the Belt and Road Forum condemned Pyongyang's missile launch during a brief meeting on the sidelines of the even...


Eurovision winner arrives home to Portugal

The singer maintained her composure and continued her song as security dragged him off the stage. "And I hope it will encourage people to bring different thin...


Gve in the spirit of Anna Jarvis, the mother of Mother's Day

The moments were caught on film and made into a video that captures the children's appreciation and affection for their mothers . Perhaps it makes you think of...