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Mar 09 18:46

The US will see an amazing total solar eclipse in 2017

If images of this week's solar eclipse whetted your appetite for the real thing and you live in the U.S., you don't have long to wait. In August 2017, a total solar eclipse will be seen in a path that crosses the entire country -- the first time in almost 100 years that this has happened.

Mar 09 18:34

FOIA Request Results In Details Of Administration's War On FOIA Reform

Do you like irony? Documents obtained by the Freedom of the Press Foundation (and shared with Jason Leopold of Vice) through an FOIA request show how the Obama administration and various agencies worked together to dismantle FOIA reform efforts. "Presumption of openness," my [REDACTED].

Mar 09 18:29

Daily Deal: Kaleido Torch Flashlight

Keep the darkness at bay with the $29.99 Kaleido Torch Flashlight. This handy little gadget can serve as a flashlight or nightlight depending on what you need. It runs on 3 AAA batteries and is made of durable aluminum. Stash it in your desk or stand it on your night stand so it's ready whenever you need it.

Mar 09 18:27

Mizuho Bank speeds international securities transactions using blockchain

Japan's Mizuho Bank is considering using blockchain technology to speed the cross-border transfer of financial instruments.
It has just concluded a three-month trial of the technology with Japanese IT company Fujitsu.

Mar 09 18:12

How Linux Mint is preventing future hacks and increasing security

Linux Mint users were exposed to a troubling vulnerability in February, when the Linux Mint website was hacked and distributed malware-infested ISOs for a day. The forum user database was also stolen.