Science & Technology News Science & Technology News from en 60 The hackers are coming... to Las Vegas Black Hat, the annual hacking convention, is about to get underway Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:47:00 -0500 SciTech - Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest had been disciplined in 2014 incident The Texas trooper who arrested a black Chicago-area area woman after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop had been cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:07:00 -0500 Home - Chicago Tribune Mark Zuckerberg announces wife's pregnancy on Facebook The Facebook founder also opened up about the challenges he and his wife, Priscilla, faced conceiving a child Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:56:18 -0500's%20pregnancy%20on%20Facebook SciTech - Hastert dumps last $10,000 from PAC into legal defense fund Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has closed out his political action committee, giving $10,000 to his legal defense fund, according to federal election records. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:55:23 -0500$10,000%20from%20PAC%20into%20legal%20defense%20fund Home - Chicago Tribune Dangerous runways at O'Hare? Some doubt city's claims Chicago aviation authorities have failed to produce convincing evidence that keeping open all the diagonal runways at O'Hare International Airport would increase the risk of planes colliding, residents protesting the city's new noise-mitigation proposals said Friday. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:50:00 -0500'Hare%3F%20Some%20doubt%20city's%20claims Home - Chicago Tribune GoPro Spherical Gives You Eyes All Over Look around---there's video everywhere. The post GoPro Spherical Gives You Eyes All Over appeared first on WIRED. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:46:22 -0500 WIRED The latest Google Maps update lets you customize your map like never before If you’ve updated Google Maps on your Android device recently, you might have noticed a new feature that Google added to its mobile app. You can now edit the names of locations on the map, save them to your personal Google account and search for them the next time you’re out and ... Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:45:26 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News The first trailer for Zoolander 2 was briefly posted to YouTube before being pulled (update) Forget Star Wars — the world's most anticipated sequel is unquestionably Zoolander 2. And the first trailer is here. Sure, most of the trailer is some weird science-themed graphics with a narration by Stephen Hawking (we assume), but before long Ben Stiller's making the Blue Steel face and everything is all ... Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:39:49 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News 7 Hawaii Telescope Protesters Arrested for Defying New Rule 7 Hawaii telescope protesters arrested over new rule limiting access to mountain deemed sacred Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:39:46 -0500 ABC News: Technology Texting while strolling makes you walk funny, study confirms The good news: walking texters did a fine job adapting their movements to avoid mishaps. The bad news: the rest of the world was stuck behind them and late to an appointment. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:34:10 -0500,%20study%20confirms Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News US exploring ways to strike back against China hacking, says New York Times Last month, millions of current and former US government employees had their personal information stolen in a hack believed to have originated from China — and the US may finally respond with more than words. According to a new report from The New York Times, President Obama has decided to retaliate against China, ... Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:29:15 -0500,%20says%20New%20York%20Times Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Researchers Warn of Bogus Emails Offering Windows 10 Security experts warn of bogus emails containing malware disguised as Microsoft's new program Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:29:13 -0500 ABC News: Technology Widow of slain Loop CEO sues gunman's estate The wife of a Loop CEO who was fatally shot by an employee last summer has filed a lawsuit against the gunman's estate. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:29:00 -0500's%20estate Home - Chicago Tribune Researchers warn of bogus emails offering Windows 10 Some hackers are exploiting Microsoft's offer of free upgrades to its new Windows 10 operating system. Security researchers are warning about a wave of bogus spam emails with malicious attachments, labeled ... Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:28:30 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Watch: The only alarm you won’t be able to snooze Having trouble waking up in the morning? There are countless alarm apps that will make sure you wake up on time for work… provided, of course, that you don’t keep hitting snooze and then dozing off again. There is, however, an alternative: A High Voltage Ejector Bed that was created by ... Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:00:50 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News