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Hilton hotels hit by cyber attack

US hotel chain Hilton revealed Tuesday that hackers infected some of its point-of-sale computer systems with malware crafted to steal credit card information.

dateNov 25, 2015 in Security
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New open-access data on paleofloods

Whether extreme river floods are becoming more frequent and/or severe in a warming world remains under debate, partly because instrumental measurements of river discharge are too restricted in length to detect shifts from ...

dateNov 24, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Preventing famine with mobile phones

With a mobile data collection app and satellite data, scientists will be able to predict whether a certain region is vulnerable to food shortages and malnutrition. The method has now been tested in the Central African Republic.

dateNov 19, 2015 in Engineering
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