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Australia Victorian drivers save $19 MILLION in fines after computer virus broke speed cameras for three weeks

About 70,000 motorists avoided being slammed with hefty fines after a computer virus broke road cameras across Victoria for three weeks. More

US & Canada World's nicest dog politely requests owner's attention by repeatedly tapping her computer

A Shar Pei dog named Ava has gone viral for tapping her owner's computer. The sweet video displays the pup tapping her owner's computer in their Dallas, Texas home, hoping for attention. More

Sports Germany win World Cup... according to computers

What happens when a global investment bank gets its computers to run 10,000 virtual tournaments to guesstimate who is going to bring home the World Cup? Germany win again ... "The likelihood of a... More

UK Addictive computer game Fortnite named as one of the biggest tools in a parent’s arsenal

Instead of grounding, taking sweets away and removing the television, almost two thirds of mums now threaten a complete ban on the game Fortnite if their children misbehave More

Science & Environment Intel to supply carmaker with eight MILLION self-driving computers - but won't say which one

Intel-owned Mobileye will supply eight million cars at a European automaker with its self-driving technologies. Terms of the deal and the identity of the automaker were not revealed. More

Science & Environment Computer expert Marcus Hutchins charged in US with creating malware

Marcus Hutchins, pictured outside court in Wisconsin, USA, has been charged with six counts of creating and distributing malware known as Kronos. The 23-year-old from Devon denies charges. More

US & Canada Lie-detecting computers equipped with artificial intelligence could be future of border security

The system, known as the Automated Virtual Agent for Truth Assessment in Real Time, uses eye-detection software along with an array of sensors to pick up on physiological signs of lying. More

Politics Ukraine computer involved in Tennessee elections attack

Investigators found evidence of a "malicious intrusion" into a Tennessee county's elections website from a computer in Ukraine during a concerted cyberattack, which likely caused the site to crash... More

Entertainment & Arts Review: 50 Violins, 50 Computer Chips, a Secular Prayer

Tristan Perich’s sublime “Drift Multiply” shared the program at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine with Lesley Flanigan’s “Subtonalities.” More

Entertainment & Arts Review: 50 Violins, 50 Computer Chips, a Secular Prayer

Tristan Perich’s sublime “Drift Multiply” shared the program at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine with Lesley Flanigan’s “Subtonalities.” More

Technology High school computer hack changes grades, top-10-student ranking in limbo

A high school in Alabama is in a tough spot after grades were hacked, leaving the academic standing of students in question. More

Technology Why A.I. and Cryptocurrency Are Making One Type of Computer Chip Scarce

A microprocessor once found mostly in machines used for computer games turns out to have a role in both artificial intelligence systems and the mining of digital currencies. More

Technology Trilobites: How the Father of Computer Science Decoded Nature’s Mysterious Patterns

In research shortly before his death in 1954, Alan Turing used mathematics to explore how forms emerge, yielding insights that are now being applied to problems like desalination. More

Australia How to keep a hacker out of your computer

In the wake of the meltdown at TSB and data harvesting from Facebook, we look at how safe our data is and what we can do to protect ourselves from scams and fraudsters. More

UK Cambridge Analytica is closing operations after Facebook data scandal as employees 'urged to turn in their computers'

SCL Group and its Cambridge Analytica consultancy, at the center of this year's Facebook privacy row, are believed to be closing More

US & Canada Computer game obsessed boy admits to stabbing student in Moscow

Alexey Maximov knifed Daria Evdokimova, 21, a dozen times soon after she had withdrawn money from a cash machine in Moscow. Police later found him calmly playing a video game. More

Australia Telstra scammer wiped out a Victorian pensioner's life savings after taking control of his computer 

Craig Kroker lost $8,000 collectively after a fraudster convinced him to spend $2,000 on iTunes vouchers before they hacked into his computer and stole thousands more. More

Science & Environment NASA Glenn Hosts First Computer Science Day For Youth To Explore STEM Careers

NASA’s Glenn Research Center will host its first Computer Science Day on Friday, April 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lewis Field at 21000 Brookpark Road in Cleveland for middle schoolers to explore... More