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Somebody Hacked Starbucks' WiFi To Mine Cryptocurrencies

As the values of the largest cryptocurrencies have multiplied this year, so too have reports of digital-currency miners stealing resources to amplify the profitability of their operations. In Venezuela, where electricity is heavily subsidized...Show More Summary

Drive-By Cryptocurrency Miners Get More Persistent

There have been plenty of stories recently about websites, often connected to content piracy and other dodgy activities, running background software that harnesses your computer's resources to mine cryptocurrency wile you're on their site. Show More Summary

This robot miner will soon be exploiting resources humans can't reach

Mining may be the proverbial canary in the coal mine for the spread of automation in industries like construction.

Your town has lost its economic reason for being

  How many times has your town lost its economic reason for being? Think back to the reason your town was founded. Did it start with farming or transportation? Maybe it was minerals or other natural resources. No matter what it was, I’m willing to bet that it’s not the prime driver in your town […]

Research highlights ethical sourcing of materials for modern technology

(University of Exeter) Researchers from the Camborne School of Mines have identified methods to predict the environmental and social cost of resourcing new deposits of rare earth minerals used in the production of mobile phones, wind turbines and electric vehicles.

Android security: Coin miners show up in apps and sites to wear out your CPU

Expect to see more miners silently chewing up CPU resources through your browser.

M.I.A. Beer Co. Brews Alcoholic Seltzer Water

Miami breweries have long dedicated their resources to making some of the best craft beer in the state, but the tap list at M.I.A. Beer Co. also includes HRD WTR, an alcoholic mineral water. Alcoholic seltzer waters aren't new. They've been around since at least 2013, according to tastingtable.com, although...

Team GR's Dr. Jared Skowron On A Simple Autism Treatment - Magnificent Magnesium

NOTE We suggest you bookmark the Generation Rescue blog as a great resource. Team GR: Magnesium is a essential mineral we keep in our supplement cabinet. How critical is it for individuals with autism? We brought in one of our...

South Africa commits to shale gas despite adverse court ruling

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's mineral resources minister said on Thursday the government remains committed to shale gas exploration despite a court order revoking fracking regulations that pushes back plans to award the first exploration licenses by 2019.

Mineral content of soils key to physical and chemical behavior

(American Society of Agronomy) Many aspects of the physical and chemical behavior of soils are directly related to the minerals present. The "Soil Mineralogy" symposium at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL, will explore several current topics.

New map of Arctic geology published

At first glance, it might seem there’s little more to the Arctic than frozen tundra, ice and seawater, but the top of the world is home to some unique geology and an impressive array of mineral resources. A new project led by the Geological Survey of Norway (GSN) has compiled all existing geologic data about the Circum-Arctic region into a book, database and interactive map.

How to stop sites from ‘borrowing’ your CPU to mine cryptocurrency

Over the weekend, torrent portal The Pirate Bay was caught running a cryptocurrency miner on its website, queitly hijacking visitors’ computing resources to stack Monero coins, TorrentFreak reported. The Pirate Bay has since confessed...Show More Summary

The Pirate Bay Website Runs a Cryptocurrency Miner

A few hours ago a cryptocurrency miner appeared on The Pirate Bay website, using the computer resources of visitors to mine Monero coins. The operators of The Pirate Bay haven't commented on the issue so it remains unclear why the miner...Show More Summary

Ice mined on Mars could provide water for humans exploring space

As humans spread out across the Earth, the locations of new colonies were driven by the accessibility of resources: not only food and water, but also arable land, forests and minerals.

Australian facility aims to produce 50,000 metric tons of building material from CO2 by 2020

Mineral Carbonation International wants to transform Carbon dioxide emissions into useful building materials. The Australian firm just unveiled a pilot plant at the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources that will attempt to mimic, but speed up, the weathering process by which rainfall produces rocks.[...]

Trump looks to loot Afghanistan mineral wealth for US profit

Rachel Maddow shows that what was previously guessed at or darkly assumed about Donald Trump's intentions toward Afghanistan's mineral resources has been...

Trump laments inability to exploit Afghanistan mineral resources

Courtney Kube, NBC News national security and military reporter, talks with Joy-Ann Reid about Donald Trump's frustration at the inability of the US to...

Philippines' Duterte warns miners: 'I will tax you to death'

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he wanted to stop exporting mineral resources and might close the mining sector completely and tax miners "to death" if damage to the environment persisted.

Philippines' Duterte wants to put a stop to mineral exportation

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he wants all mineral resources extracted from the country to be processed domestically and, if possible, to stop exporting such commodities.

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