Expert helped Los Angeles police hack Apple iPhone: court records

LOS ANGELES A cellphone expert overrode the lock function on an Apple iPhone to help Los Angeles police in a homicide investigation around the time U.S. authorities were battling the company to open other phones in criminal cases, court records showed ...

Diving into Visual Studio 2015 (Day #1) : Code Assistance

In this series, I’ll cover how development with Visual Studio 2015 can increase your productivity and enable you to write cleaner and more optimized code.Download PDF_Article.zip - 1.2 MBIntroductionI have always been a great admirer of Visual Studio ID...

Monkey mariners made monumental migration 21 million years ago

WASHINGTON Monkeys resembling today's capuchins accomplished the astonishing feat of crossing at least 100 miles (160 km) of open ocean 21 million years ago to get from South America to North America eons before the two continents joined together.Scien...

Protobuf Performance Comparison and Points to Consider When Deciding If It’s Right For You

What is Protobuf?Developed by Google for object serialization, its an open source library, and available for multiple languages. It’s a fast buffer which does the object serialization, you can consider it the same as XML but faster, smaller, and finally...

Economic Report Finds That Nuclear Power Plants Contribute Nearly $2.5 Billion to New York’s GDP and Avoid 26 Million Tons of Carbon Dioxide Emissions

NEW YORK, Sep 14, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- New York’s four nuclear energy plants contribute approximately $2.47 billion to the state’s gross domestic product (GDP), in addition to other economic and societal benefits, according to a new study conducted...

Obama Threatens China with Nuclear Weapons.

Last Friday, National Security Council senior Asian affairs director Evan Medeiros said John Kerry and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter would meet their Japanese counterparts in New York on Monday. They’d “announce some historic changes to the way US-...

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...

Europe launches satellite to help track global warming

FRANKFURT Europe launched a satellite on Tuesday that will help predict weather phenomena such as El Nino and track the progress of global warming as part of the multibillion-euro Copernicus Earth observation project.The Sentinel-3A satellite, part of ...

Facebook pays $10,000 to 10-year-old Instagram hacker

HELSINKI Social media giant Facebook (FB.O) has paid a $10,000 reward to a 10-year-old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its picture sharing app Instagram.Jani, whose last name was not released for privacy reasons, is the youngest ever recipient of F...

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...