Why Mazda did so well and Volvo so poorly in Consumer Reports survey

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Buick,Mazda,Volvo,Car Buying,Infotainment Buick saw the biggest drop of 29 brands. Continue reading Why Mazda did so well and Volvo so poorly in Consumer Reports survey Why Mazda did so well and Volvo so poorly in Consumer Reports survey originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:15:00 […]

Figure skating’s culture encourages skaters to eat poorly to keep off weight, and it remains a big problem

Matthew Stockman/Getty Poor diets and eating disorders have afflicted figure skating over the years. Many skaters feel pressure from coaches, judges, and themselves to be thinner, leading to some poor and unhealthy diets. U.S. figure skater Adam Rippon is one of several figure skaters trying to promote healthier diets that could still help figure skaters […]

The Internet Is Enabling a New Kind of Poorly Paid Hell

Technology has helped rid the American economy of many of the routine, physical, low-paid jobs that characterized the workplace of the last century. Gone are the women who sewed garments for pennies, the men who dug canals by hand, the children who sorted through coal. Today, more and more jobs are done at a computer, […]

Rash of in-the-wild attacks permanently destroys poorly secured IoT devices

Enlarge (credit: Guinnog) Researchers have uncovered a rash of ongoing attacks designed to damage routers and other Internet-connected appliances so badly that they become effectively inoperable. PDoS attack bots (short for “permanent denial-of-service”) scan the Internet for Linux-based routers, bridges, or similar Internet-connected devices that require only factory-default passwords to grant remote administrator access. Once the […]