Technology

Yahoo Issues New Warning of Malicious Activity to Users

Yahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016. It’s the latest development in the internet company’s investigation of a mega-breach that exposed 1…

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India Launches More Than 100 Satellites Into Orbit

India’s space agency said it successfully launched more than 100 foreign nano satellites into orbit Wednesday aboard a single rocket. The Indian Space Research Organization said the nano satellites —…

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Nano News: BGUSAT Launch Set for Wednesday

BGUSAT, Israeli academia’s first nanosatellite, is ready for its launching into space on Wednesday, to conduct Ben-Gurion University of the Negev scientific missions. It’s the result of a five-year joint…

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FOCUS: How Google Chromebooks Conquered Schools

The Google Chromebook, a type of stripped-down laptop, isn’t a practical mobile device for many people – mostly because it basically turns into an expensive paperweight whenever it can’t find…

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New Google Chromebooks Cross Lap

Samsung is releasing two new “premium” Google Chromebooks that offer hardware and software improvements not available on most standard models. They borrow many features from Samsung’s tablets, including a touch…

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Appeals Court OKs NYC Salt-Warning Rule for Restaurants

New York City’s pioneering requirement for chain restaurants to flag salty items on their menus is both legal and beneficial, an appeals court said Friday, rejecting a restaurant-industry challenge to…

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Trying to Solve the Alzheimer’s Puzzle

Despite a 99 percent failure rate and another major setback recently, Alzheimer’s researchers are plowing ahead with hundreds of experiments — and a boost in federal money — to try…

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Breakthrough SMA Drug Gets First Hospital Tryout

Israel is pioneering a “breakthrough experimental drug” against spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), The Jerusalem Post reported on Wednesday. Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center’s Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital hailed the new treatment…

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