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Zingbox Identifies New Trend in Cyber Attacks Targeting Connected Medical IoT Devices — and the Patients That Use Them

Zingbox, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 7:02am

including radiology, X-ray and other imaging systems — to gain valuable insights. These insights are then used to refine the attacks, increasing the chance of successful hack.

Italian budget 'to include basic income' pledge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 6:41am

Italy's economy minister says the first budget of the new Italian government will include a basic income scheme sought by one of the governing parties, the 5-Star Movement.

Migrant killed after Morocco's navy fires on boat

Amira El Masaiti, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 6:35am

A migrant has been killed after Morocco's navy opened fire on a boat carrying her and more than two dozen others, a human rights group said Wednesday.

China announces tariff cut but no action on US complaints

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 6:28am

China announced more tariff cuts Wednesday on construction machinery and other goods but no action on U.S. complaints about its technology policy that are fueling an escalating trade battle.

Zinc-air batteries provide power in remote areas

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 6:16am

Remote villages in Africa and Asia are receiving electricity using a little-known type of technology: zinc-air batteries.

Amazon pushes Whole Foods grocery delivery to new cities

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 5:33am

Amazon continues to expand delivery from its Whole Foods grocery stores, announcing new service in 10 cities while broadening delivery areas where it's already operating.

Russian lawmakers vote to back controversial pension bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 5:23am

The lower house of the Russian parliament has given its preliminary approval for a controversial bill that raises the eligibility ages for pensions, which has caused an outrage in Russian society.

Ferry services halted across Greece amid high winds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 5:20am

High winds, some exceeding 100 kilometers per hour (62 miles per hour), in parts of Greece have prompted authorities to halt ferry services between the mainland and the islands.

School board to give $18K to ex-head accused of racist rant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 5:12am

A Georgia school board has voted to give $18,000 to a former superintendent accused of using racist language and discriminating against a black employee.

How much? Greek state owed huge amount of uncollected taxes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 4:49am

The Greek government is owed so much in tax arrears from households and companies that it could pay off more than half its massive public debts if it collected it all.

Startups shook up the sleepy razor market. What's next?

Alexandra Olson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 4:16am

What do you hate shopping for? Toothpaste? Diaper rash cream? Sunscreen? The guys who founded Harry's shaving club spend a lot time thinking about this question.

Startups shook up the sleepy razor market. What's next?

Alexandra Olson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 4:16am

What do you hate shopping for? Toothpaste? Sunscreen? The guys who founded Harry's shaving club want to know.

UK Labour leader aims to shift focus from Brexit to economy

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 3:57am

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn rallied his Labour Party on Wednesday, calling for a clampdown on unfettered capitalism and a huge investment in public services as he tried to refocus attention on domestic policies after an annual conference dominated by Brexit.

The Latest: Markets cautious ahead of Fed rate decision

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 2:57am

The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local):

Fed poised to raise rates for third time this year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 2:51am

The Federal Reserve is set Wednesday to raise interest rates for a third time this year and possibly modify the likely direction of rates in the months ahead.

Daimler CEO Zetsche to step down early, succeeded by insider

David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 2:39am

Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche, who unwound a troubled merger with Chrysler Corporation and led the German automaker to a string of record profits, will next year hand off to Ola Kallenius, a longtime insider who heads vehicle development for the Mercedes-Benz brand.

Developers say Mountain Valley Pipeline to now cost $4.6B

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 2:26am

Developers of a natural gas pipeline set to run through West Virginia and Virginia say the project's cost has risen from $3.7 billion to $4.6 billion.

Anita Hill: Kavanaugh hearing isn't a referendum on #MeToo

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 2:19am

with no FBI investigation and no witness testimony — is destined to be unfair, just as she and many others felt the Thomas hearing was.

In Paris, Airbnb blamed for all kinds of ills

John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 2:14am

The first paying guests to the ground-floor studio flat newly posted on Airbnb were innocuous enough: A family, come to experience the joys of Paris, like many millions of others.