In what's believed to be the first of its kind system, Amazon.com will use the waste heat from a data center to provide much of the heat in its high-rise campus under construction in downtown Seattle.
Internet provider AT&T has expanded its portfolio with a rather unusual patent. While most ISPs prefer to limit the amount of BitTorrent traffic on their networks, AT&T has patented a technology that can keep torrents alive, even if there are no seeders available in the current swarm.
It should come as no surprise that most mobile apps run some sort of analytics on user behaviour. But in the case of Facebook, the social network’s Messenger app for iOS apparently tracks quite a bit more than most users likely realize.
An archive containing nearly 5 million Gmail addresses and plain text passwords was posted Tuesday on an online forum, but the data is old and likely sourced from multiple data breaches according to one security firm. A user with the online alias “tvskit” posted the archive file on a Bitcoin security forum called btcsec.com and claimed that over 60 percent of credentials found inside are valid.
The patient had a malignant tumor on his spinal cord and was subjected to extensive surgery at Peking University Third Hospital (PUTH). In order to prevent the cancer from spreading, it was necessary to remove second vertebra and replace it with an implant. As a result, doctors used a 3D printed piece, which made the 12 year old boy the first person to receive a vertebral implant created on a 3D printer.