World population likely to peak by 2070
World population will likely peak at around 9.4 billion around 2070 and then decline to around 9 billion by 2100, according to new population projections from IIASA researchers, published in a new book, World Population and ...
Russian man: not guilty to new hacking charges
(AP)—The lawyer for a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. businesses told a judge that he is not guilty of new charges filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Kmart becomes latest retailer hit by data theft
Sears Holdings Corp. said Friday that a data breach at its Kmart stores that started last month may have compromised some customers' credit and debit cards.
A surprisingly long-lived excited state in a neutron-rich nucleus
The stability of an atomic nucleus strongly depends on the number of protons and neutrons it contains. Some nuclei can, in principle, live forever, whereas others last only a fraction of a second before decaying ...
Dairy Queen latest to suffer customer card hack
Ice cream and fast food chain Dairy Queen is the latest retailer to reveal a hack of its customer data.
Son of Russian lawmaker faces new hacking charges
A Russian national arrested this year by US officials was indicted on additional hacking charges, alleging he led a scheme to steal some two million credit card numbers, officials said.
US states probe JPMorgan data theft
US states are investigating a cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase that stole customer information, it emerged Friday, a day after the big bank revealed the massive scope of the breach .
Hackers hit bank. Is your money safe anywhere?
Hackers stole personal information from millions of JPMorgan Chase customers this summer, in one of the biggest breaches of a financial company.
Research shows the behaviour of business leaders could be directly linked to their experiences in childhood
What makes a great leader? Effectiveness? Experience? Volcanoes? It might seem unlikely, but new research from a team of academics, including Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance ...
76M households hit by JPMorgan data breach (Update 3)
A huge cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase & Co. this summer compromised customer information for about 76 million households and 7 million small businesses, the bank said Thursday.
Kimberley survey nets plenty of crocs
Parks and Wildlife officers have conducted a capture and release survey of freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnsoni) with Bunuba Rangers at Winjanna Gorge National Park in the West Kimberley in preparation ...
Another card system hack at Supervalu, Albertsons (Update)
Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.
'Honeybee' robots replicate swarm behaviour
Computer scientists have created a low-cost, autonomous micro-robot which in large numbers can replicate the behaviour of swarming honeybees