When it comes to cybercrime, retailers are two steps behind the hackers
WASHINGTON — The massive cyberattack on Target last year unleashed efforts to protect consumers from crooks swiping credit card data from in-store transactions. But as retailers and regulators scramble to develop a solution, hackers have already moved on.Continued ...
Put art in your cart at Amazon
So, you’re ready to replace that poster from the Montreal Jazz Fest but hate the idea of going into a gallery hawking “the next Andy Warhol”? Jeff Bezos has the answer: Amazon Art.Continued ...
Big-bang theory gets a big boost
In the beginning, the universe got very big very fast, transforming itself in a fraction of an instant from something almost infinitesimally small to something imponderably vast, a cosmos so huge that no one will ever be able to see it all.Continued ...
Progress on gender gap in wages has stalled
Progress in closing the gender gap in wages has stalled — but not for the reasons you might think.Continued ...
Florida fighting a losing battle against invasive species
Only in Florida can a search for one invasive monster lead to the discovery of another.Continued ...
It’s one man vs. mouse (and rat) in the subway system
WASHINGTON — Bob Chialastri explains, “You’ve basically got two types of rodents,” meaning two types in the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority subway, where Chialastri, a practitioner of the pest-control arts, spends many hours peering at floors and poking in crevices.Continued ...
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- When it comes to cybercrime, retailers are two steps behind the hackers