So: a few items of likely interest to SF and Nonsense readers ...
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(*) If you own -- or would aspire to own -- a Tesla electric sports car.
You're diligent about malware defenses and regular updates on your computers and router, even your tablet and phone -- and you're still at risk. From PC World, see "Researchers find new point-of-sale malware called BlackPOS."
While we're on the topic of network break-ins, via Computerworld see that "One in five data breaches are the result of cyberespionage, Verizon says." The same report says that 95% of cyber attacks originate in China. (If you don't remember my opinion of that "behavior," see "Of hacks and Higgs.")
Scientists examine nothing, find something." And by examining the nothing -- i.e., vacuum -- at the quantum-foam level, perhaps they will ascertain why the speed of light is what it is.
Any of you interested in news of the life sciences? Coupling tech (in this case 3-D printing) with biologic reporting, we have (from Science World Report), "3D Printing with Embryonic Stem Cells Paves Way for Artificial Organs."
I won't say that's all the news that's fit to reprint, but it's a start. And my slightly relieved "clippings" folder thanks us both.