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GPS signals jammed: Russia blamed for faulty navigation system

IN recent weeks, NATO conducted its largest military exercises in decades in the frigid waters and icy mountains of Norway. But something odd happened. The GPS signals guiding ships, aircraft, tanks, trucks and troops started to fail. Civilian airliners, cars, trucks, cargo ships and smart phones operating in and around …

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California fire deaths rises to 25

The total number of people known to have died in the California wildfire has increased to 25. More than a dozen bodies, most of which were found severely burned in their cars and houses, were discovered by authorities combing through the wreckage three days after the outbreak of the fire. …

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Home assistant smart speaker recordings demanded by court

NEW Hampshire detectives hope to have the ultimate witness at their fingertips when it comes to cracking a double-murder case: an Amazon Echo smart speaker. They’re sold as being the ultimate digital home assistant. They’re there to entertain you. To answer questions. To control your electronics. But are internet-enabled smart …

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Ebola virus outbreak amid Congo civil war

Ebola has killed 201 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo since an outbreak started two months ago in the country’s war-torn east. “No other epidemic in the world has been as complex as the one we are currently experiencing,” Health Minister Dr Oly Ilunga Kalenga said. This is Congo’s …

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