The Terrible Consequences of Australia’s Uber-Bushfires

Australia’s apocalyptic bushfires earlier this year weren’t just unprecedented in their scale and ferocity—they weren’t even supposed to be possible yet. Over the past 20 years, the average percentage of Australia’s “temperate broadleaf and mixed” forests—lots of eucalyptus, basically—that burned each year was 1 percent. During the 2019-2020 fire season, that figure was 21 percent,…

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Microsoft’s Smith talked with House antitrust committee: report

The CEOs of major technology companies will be quizzed on Capitol Hill next week  by a House antitrust subcommittee.Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Apple’s Tim Cook, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai will appear July 27.GET FOX BUSINESS ON THE GO BY CLICKING HEREThe committee has reportedly already talked with another tech executive ahead of the…

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How to Know If You’ve Been Hacked—and What to Do About It

Everyone is vulnerable to the threat of cybercriminals or hackers getting access to your information, but the threats aren’t equal for everyone. WIRED UKThis story originally appeared on WIRED UK.The average person will likely face fewer sophisticated threats than, say, a senior politician, activist, or CEO. High-profile figures may be targeted with phishing emails that…

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