Technology

South Korea mulling ways to curb craze for bitcoins

Dec 8, 2017

South Korea mulling ways to curb craze for bitcoins

Wildfire destroys mobile homes in California retirement park

Dec 8, 2017

A brush fire driven by gusty winds that have plagued Southern California all week exploded rapidly Thursday and destroyed dozens of trailer homes in a retirement community north of San Diego

The Latest: County says hackers tried another attack

Dec 8, 2017

A North Carolina county says hackers have tried new attacks on its computer systems after it refused to pay them a ransom for frozen data

New Jersey advances bill that would bar drunken drone flying

Dec 8, 2017

New Jersey lawmakers have passed legislation that would make it illegal to operate a drone while drunk

After cyberattack, much of county's business done on paper

Dec 7, 2017

North Carolina's largest metro area was discovering Thursday just how hard it is to conduct business without county computers that handle a wide range of transactions, a day after local leaders refused to pay hackers who froze their system

Bitcoin soars then falls back; banks raise risk concerns

Dec 7, 2017

Bitcoin surges but then falls sharply; banks raise concern about risk ahead of the debut of bitcoin futures next week

Ohio awards $10M to boost opioid, addiction breakthroughs

Dec 7, 2017

Ohio has awarded $10 million in grants to six companies and a university to support scientific breakthroughs that address the national opioid epidemic

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 breaks a 4-day losing streak

Dec 7, 2017

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, breaking a four-day losing streak for the Standard & Poor's 500 index.

New Jersey eyes cutting in horse tracks on internet gambling

Dec 7, 2017

New Jersey lawmakers want to give the state's horse racing tracks a piece of the action on internet gambling

1st state opts out of broadband public safety network

Dec 7, 2017

New Hampshire is the first state to say it will opt out of the nationwide public safety communications system known as FirstNet

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
+27

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
+6

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
+9

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
+7

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH