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In 2017, four US states generated more than 30% of their electricity from wind

Enlarge / Wind turbines on private working ranch land on August 1, 2017 near Kevin, Montana.Getty Images / William Campbell-Corbis

Key iPhone supplier is hamstrung with the debilitating WannaCry worm

A key chip supplier for iPhones, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., said the virulent WannaCry ransomware...

Pentagon tells troops: Turn off fitness tracker GPS when you head to warzones

Enlarge / A heatmap of Strava "workout" data revealed sensitive locations around the world, including some mysterious places in Syria.

Microsoft shuts down phishing sites, accuses Russia of new election meddling

Enlarge / Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during the Moscow Urban Forum 2018 on July 18, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.Getty Images | Mikhail Svetlov ...

Fire dept. rejects Verizon’s “customer support mistake” excuse for throttling

Enlarge / A West Covina firefighter pulls a hose away from a horse barn that burns as the Mendocino Complex Fire moves through the area on July 31, 2018...

Verizon throttled fire department’s “unlimited” data during Calif. wildfire

Enlarge / A firefighter battling the Medocino Complex fire on August 7, 2018 near Lodoga, California.

How to win (or at least not lose) the war on phishing? Enlist machine...

Enlarge / Coming to a device near you: Freddi Fish 666—the Phishing Apocalypse.collage by Sean Gallagher from urraheesh iStock & Humongous Entertainment ...

Amazon launches grocery pickup at Whole Foods for Prime members

A new perk is coming to Whole Foods for Amazon Prime members: grocery pickup. Amazon...

Are diesel’s days numbered? A view from a trip to BYD’s electric bus factory

Enlarge / The lines of sight in the BYD factory are all like this: a row of buses stretching to the horizon.Megan Geuss ...

Just say no: Wi-Fi-enabled appliance botnet could bring power grid to its knees

Enlarge / Reddy Kilowatt is not ready for IoT botnets. BALTIMORE—At USENIX Security Symposium here on...

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