Security vulnerabilities found in U.S. visa database: ABC News

Cyber security experts have found vulnerabilities in a U.S. State Department system that could have allowed hackers to alter visa applications or steal data from the more than half-billion records on file, ABC News reported, citing sources familiar wit...

Israel's high tech boom threatened by shallow labor pool

TEL AVIV In the high tech hub of Tel Aviv, where companies have been responsible for ground-breaking advances like the USB stick, Or Offer never thought it would be hard to find workers for his fast-growing Internet data firm SimilarWeb.But an alarming...

UW researchers working on novel nuclear fusion technique

Sustainable nuclear fusion has long been a dream for most scientists and energy experts alike. Clean, abundant, and economical, there have been many attempts to make it workable. Now, researchers at the University of Washington have stepped up their exist...

Branson's Virgin Galactic unveils new passenger spaceship

MOJAVE, Calif. Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic venture unveiled a new passenger spacecraft on Friday, nearly 16 months after a fatal accident destroyed its sister ship during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert.The rollout of the gleaming...

Start-Ups Take On Challenge of Nuclear Fusion

A group of start-ups is promising a new and virtually unlimited source of power, one that produces none of the gases scientists say contribute to global warming. The only problem? A way to harness the energy source, nuclear fusion — the reaction that g...

Sharp liabilities list covered worst-case scenarios: source

TOKYO Sharp Corp's list of liabilities that prompted Taiwan's Foxconn to suspend signing a takeover deal was an unverified study of worst-case scenario risks, rather than liabilities requiring disclosure, a source briefed on the matter said. The lis...

Starboard takes steps toward proxy fight with Yahoo: Bloomberg

Starboard Value LP is taking initial steps toward a potential proxy fight with Yahoo Inc, indicating that the activist investor is not satisfied with Yahoo's efforts to streamline its business, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter....

Microsoft, Google agree to drop complaints against each other

Microsoft Corp and Alphabet Inc's Google have reached a deal to withdraw all the regulatory complaints against each other, the companies told Reuters."Microsoft has agreed to withdraw its regulatory complaints against Google, reflecting our changing le...

Facebook stumbles again with 'Safety Check' after Lahore blast

Facebook Inc apologized to users on the other side of the world from Sunday's suicide bombing in Pakistan who received computer-addressed notices asking if they were safe.Facebook users as far away as New York and Virginia showed notifications they re...

Nuclear power plants vulnerable to cyberattacks

The threat of a cyberattack against nuclear power plants has been growing, according to a report. Nuclear facilities are struggling to respond to a host of new vulnerabilities. Operators of nuclear power plants around the world are struggling to respond ...