PayPal Picks Up Fraud Sciences
Part of what makes the site so effective is that it isn’t content to rest on its laurels, continuing to work with ISPs and other sites to increase the security for your financial transactions. In the past that meant things like trying to work with free e-mail providers to protect users from fraudulent e-mails and phishing scams. Now PayPal has increased their online security presence with the purchase of Fraud Sciences.
X-Ray Improvements Benefit Medicine And Security
We’ve all been there. You’ve been on vacation in Hershey, Pennsylvania where you’ve purchased a huge chunk of chocolate to take home. Unfortunately, those darn x-ray machines at the airport can’t tell the difference between your chocolate and a block of C4, leading to an extended time at security as they check your baggage and put on the latex gloves to make sure you don’t have any explosives hidden anywhere else.
WTB: Clear Skies For $500,000
In recent years, increasingly long and very irritating security lines have been plaguing the regular airline traveler. Showing up for a flight two hours in advance can sometimes be cutting things too closely. Constantly changing the rules on people has done nothing to improve the waiting times or attitudes either. Someone refresh my memory - am I allowed to take a lighter on board, and does it have to be clear and in its own plastic bag?
Boeing’s 787 Has More Issues Than Britney
Boeing has been working on its newest airliner for some time now, and what started out as the story of a plane that was making its way from concept to sky in record time has changed to one of delays and missteps. From supply problems, and parts shortages, to rushing assembly of the prototype for a photo shoot, the delays keep adding up.