Hackers are attacking the electric grid

And computer scientists are trying to stop them. Hacking the grid. Sinelab Last September, news broke that hackers had laid siege to the U.S. power grid, probing deep into dozens of energy firms, looking for weaknesses to exploit. The Department of Homeland Security issued a threat warning about an ongoing stream of malware attacks that could… Please follow and like us:

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FRANCE – UK – Macron to ask Britain to pay up to save Calais border deal

French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday where he is expected to ask the UK to take in more refugees from the Calais area and increase its funding for securing the border. Macron and May will discuss Brexit and Le Touquet accord, a 2003 agreement that effectively allowed Britain… Please follow and like us:

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Self-Driving Cars: We the people will be the test-dummies

WASHINGTON, January 15, 2018: After facing terrorism, possibilities of North Korean aggression, computer hackers taking over our city grids, cyber-bullying, sexual harassment and numerous serious health concerns, one not-so-widely-understood concern for all Americans should be the eventual arrival of self-driving cars. History of fun The automobile industry has a long history of providing fun and exciting… Please follow and like us:

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Straightening of curve at derailment site near Seattle had not been state priority

SEATTLE — The curve where Amtrak Cascades 501 derailed Dec. 18, killing three people, was identified years ago as an obstacle to Washington state’s dream of creating high-speed rail. The corridor between Lakewood and Nisqually “includes unsuitable sharp curvature,” said the state’s long-range plan, written in 2006. “A new connection, largely on structure because of differences… Please follow and like us:

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Pakistan Examines Chinese Proposal to Replace Dollar with Yuan

Officials in Pakistan say a Chinese proposal to replace the U.S. dollar with yuan for bilateral trade is under consideration. Beijing has already committed to investing around $60 billion in the country by 2030 under a long-term plan of development cooperation with Islamabad, known as the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, or CPEC. Bilateral trade between the… Please follow and like us:

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Asset management firms see windfall from B&R Initiative

China’s Belt and Road Initiative will create new opportunities for the asset management industry in the Asia-Pacific region in the next few years, a new industry report said. Asset management practitioners should take advantage of the huge opportunities for infrastructure construction in the countries and regions that are related to the initiative, said Ba Shusong, chief… Please follow and like us:

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Asian markets on course for broad gains after volatile week

Asian markets rallied on Friday, bringing a volatile week to a positive end as tech firms extended their rebound while investors tracked advances on Wall Street following reports Donald Trump is planning to unveil a big-spending public works plan. Global equities have struggled this week, hit by profit-taking, fears over the progress of a probe into… Please follow and like us:

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The Future Fund and its contribution to Australia’s economic status

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia, November 30, 2017 – Australia’s Future Fund is a government-owned investment fund of Australia. The fund’s capital revenue emanates from the excess financial plan invested by the government of Australia. The Fund currently possesses nearly $60 billion of property, as stated by the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute. In the year 2006, the government… Please follow and like us:

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OPEC Decides Nigeria’s Oil Output Today

The Organisation of the petroleum exporting Countries (OPEC) will today debate on whether to cap oil output from Nigeria and Libya, which have so far been excluded from supply curbs due to falling production amid unrest. Two sources with knowledge of the matter told LEADERSHIP that the 14-member OPEC will meet today to decide whether to… Please follow and like us:

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3 final CEE countries align with Belt, Road Initiative

Estonia, Lithuania and Slovenia sign as Li meets with leaders China has signed memorandums of understanding with Estonia, Lithuania and Slovenia to promote the Belt and Road Initiative, signaling that all 16 Central and Eastern European countries have agreed to align with the initiative. Last November, Latvia signed such a document during the fifth China-CEEC leader’s… Please follow and like us:

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Summary Results Of APEC Member Meeting In Vietnam

THE 25TH APEC ECONOMIC LEADERS’ MEETING Da Nang, Viet Nam 11 November 2017 Da Nang Declaration Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future We, the Leaders of APEC, gathered in Da Nang, Viet Nam under the theme Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future, determined to take bolder and sustained collective actions to inject new dynamism… Please follow and like us:

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China-Russia economic ties enhanced by trade and big projects

Editor’s Note: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev wrapped up his three-day China trip on Nov 2 with nearly 20 deals in investment, energy and space exploration and agreed with Premier Li to advance pragmatic cooperation between the two countries. With current Sino-Russian relations in the best period of history, Medvedev said Russia is willing to enhance… Please follow and like us:

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Dangerous ‘Cyberstorm’ Is Spreading Across the U.S., Expert Warns

What do we do when we discover a storm brewing in the Atlantic that becomes a tropical depression that is heading toward the East Coast? We prepare. Cybersecurity experts have been tracking just such a storm that has been brewing in cyberspace for the past several weeks and they expect it to hit a million organizations… Please follow and like us:

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You may soon have to pay $70 to visit these 17 national parks

The National Park Service is considering fee increases at some of the most popular national parks to generate revenue for improvements that it says are badly needed. This new proposal would establish peak-season entrance fees at 17 national parks. RELATED: Clark’s secret to finding the cheapest flights possible National Park Service proposes fee increases at 17… Please follow and like us:

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Hackers Could Take Down the Internet With Botnet

Hackers have compromised the security of more than a million internet-connected devices and transformed them into a massive botnet that could take down the internet, researchers have warned. Security researchers at the cybersecurity firm Check Point published details of the new botnet, warning that it continues to recruit devices at a “far greater pace” than the… Please follow and like us:

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