A slightly embarrassing incident for French bank BNP Paribas.
According to France24, the bank made a version of the famous “Downfall” parody, where Hitler is shown reacting to a series of modern day setbacks (his mortgage is underwater, his iPhone antenna doesn’t work, etc.).
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/busted-french-bank-showed-parody-hitler-video-to-motivate-top-employees-2012-12#ixzz2FtWI8L3k
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s new government will present “alarming” data on its recession and unemployment to international debt inspectors this week, in a bid to renegotiate the terms of its bailout agreements.
Spokesman Simos Kedikoglou said in a television interview Tuesday that the data would demonstrate that the current austerity program was counterproductive. He did not elaborate.
Greece is relying on rescue loans from its partners in the eurozone and the International Monetary Fund to avoid bankruptcy. [...]
“At least half a dozen boxes that apparently contain cameras have been hung on utility poles in St. Lawrence County, and in at least in one case, without authorization.
The Massena Electric Department recently removed one of the boxes from a pole it owns.
The cameras, in substantial light gray boxes mounted on the sides of poles, reportedly have been spotted in Massena, Norfolk, Norwood, Raymondville, Waddington, Canton, DeKalb Junction, and in [...]
The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located in New York City at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. It has a roof height of 1,250 feet (381 meters), and with its antenna spire included, it stands a total of 1,454 ft (443.2 m) high. Its name is derived from the nickname for New York, the Empire State. It stood as the world’s tallest building for 40 years, [...]
It may sound like the plot of a modern thriller movie, but security researchers say many medical implants are vulnerable to cyber attacks that could endanger their users’ lives.
An increasing number of patients are being fitted with devices such as pacemakers and insulin pumps to manage chronic conditions.
Vulnerable: Barnaby Jack shows how he can hack the insulin pump fixed inside a mannequin using a laptop and antenna
An expert has now [...]
The app, previously praised by Apple for its clever engineering and creative design, is reported to have been rejected by Steve Jobs himself. Israeli developer, Tawkon, submitted the app on multiple occasions to the App Store, only to have repeated denials. An email from Steve Jobs gave a short, two-word explination as to why the app wouldn’t see approval, “No interest.”
The email from Tawkon CEO Gil [...]
Fears concerning the possible dangers of prolonged cell phone use won’t go away, despite numerous studies showing no conclusive link between cell phones and brain tumors or cancer.
Now new data from the National Institutes of Health suggesting that cell phone radiation boosts brain activity is poised to stir the debate even further.
Researchers used PET scans to measure brain activity in 47 participants when they had cell phones held to [...]
AFP July 2, 2010, 5:36 am
Apple is hiring antenna engineers to work on its iPhone, the latest generation of which has triggered lawsuits from buyers upset because certain grips choke signal strength.
A posting online at jobs.apple.com said the company is looking for experienced engineers “able to design antennas suitable for wireless handheld devices with excellent radiation performance.”
Apple’s iPhone 4 launched a week ago with blockbuster sales and complaints by some [...]