WannaCry cousin uses your computer to mine Bitcoins

WannaCry cousin uses your computer to mine Bitcoins
WannaCry might have wreaked havoc all over the globe, but it apparently has a cousin that's been far more effective in earning money for its creators. While looking into the WannaCry attacks, security firm Proofpoint has discovered the existence of a…
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Cities Can’t Sign Treaties—But They Can Still Fight Climate Change

Cities Can’t Sign Treaties—But They Can Still Fight Climate Change

Cities Can’t Sign Treaties—But They Can Still Fight Climate Change

The Mayor of Los Angeles says his city will stay in the Paris Climate Agreement even if the US doesn’t. It sort of can’t. But then again, it already is. The post Cities Can’t Sign Treaties—But They Can Still Fight Climate Change appeared first on WIRED.
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Amazon offers UK Prime members a free, rotating e-book library

Amazon offers UK Prime members a free, rotating e-book library
While Amazon offers a variety of Prime perks for Britons, it can often take a while for some of them to make it across the Atlantic. Take, for example, Prime Reading: a "free" book subscription that launched in the US last October but is only now com…
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Gogoro and Bosch launch electric scooter-sharing service in Paris

Gogoro and Bosch launch electric scooter-sharing service in Paris
The Gogoro EV Smartscooter is headed to France. A fleet of 600 scooters will be available starting this summer for short-term rentals via Bosch's Coup Mobility service. This is the second city — Berlin being the first — that Coup and Gogoro have te…
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Lucas VonCranach and Ijad Madisch to speak at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin

Lucas VonCranach and Ijad Madisch to speak at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin
 Disrupt Berlin 2017 is coming up in December, and even though that is a ways off, we are already building out our content. We’re also here to remind you to sign up for our next 2-for-1 ticket release on our website here. We’ll send you an email with more details on how you can obtain these limited supply tickets. By signing up now, you can use this extra ticket to bring a… Read More


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