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Researchers Discover Vulnerability Affecting Wi-Fi Security

Researchers Discover Vulnerability Affecting Wi-Fi Security

Security researchers have discovered a Wi-Fi network vulnerability that could allow attackers to steal sensitive information or spread malicious software while someone is logged into a computer or mobile device.

Viral Smartphone Game Lets Ordinary Chinese 'Clap' for Xi

Viral Smartphone Game Lets Ordinary Chinese 'Clap' for Xi

Oct 22
Ordinary young Chinese may not have paid close attention to Xi Jinping's 3½-hour speech this week, but they're happy to "applaud" the president in the newest viral phenomenon to sweep China's internet.

Study Finds Pollution is Deadlier than War, Disaster, Hunger

Study Finds Pollution is Deadlier than War, Disaster, Hunger

By Katy Daigle | Oct 22
Environmental pollution - from filthy air to contaminated water - is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is Off the Mark About Maria

By Calvin Woodward and Seth Borenstein | Oct 22
When it comes to grading hurricanes, President Donald Trump is off the mark about Maria.

EU Says Data Privacy Deal with U.S. Can Be Improved

EU Says Data Privacy Deal with U.S. Can Be Improved

Oct 22
The European Union says that the one-year-old rules governing data transfers with the U.S. are working well but that some improvements can still be made to the system to guarantee EU citizens' privacy protection.

EU Unveils Measures to Tackle Low-Tech Attacks

EU Unveils Measures to Tackle Low-Tech Attacks

Oct 21
The European Union on Wednesday unveiled new measures to help counter deadly low-tech attacks following a spate of killings in major cities by extremists driving vehicles into crowds of people.