News Daily: Life expectancy, Weinstein convicted and floods warning

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign up here Impact of austerity “If health has stopped improving, that means society has stopped improving.” That’s the verdict of Prof Sir Michael Marmot, one of the country’s leading experts on health inequalities, as he publishes a worrying report today….

OpenSSH with FIDO2 and Trezor

On Valentine’s day, the OpenSSH team prepared a nice present for all of us; the new 8.2 release. This release is important because it brings the first-class support for hardware tokens via the libfido2 library. We’ve been in touch with OpenSSH developers Damien Miller and Markus Friedl and libfido2 developer…

Assange Put Lives at Risk, U.S. Argues as Extradition Hearing Begins

LONDON—Julian Assange put lives in danger when he published a decade ago thousands of classified documents related to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, a lawyer representing the U.S. government said at the opening day of a court hearing to determine whether the WikiLeaks founder should be extradited to the U.S….

How to Use the awk Command on Linux

Fatmawati Achmad Zaenuri/Shutterstock On Linux, awk is a command-line text manipulation dynamo, as well as a powerful scripting language. Here’s an introduction to some of its coolest features. How awk Got Its Name The awk command was named using the initials of the three people who wrote the original version in 1977: Alfred Aho,…

Coronavirus: Rapid spread raises fears of global pandemic

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDrone captures massive queue for masks in South Korea’s Daegu city Fears are growing that the coronavirus outbreak could become a pandemic as new cases are reported around the world. Most infections are in China but other countries including South Korea, Italy…

Coronavirus Spreads Outside China as Officials’ Worries Mount

HONG KONG—New cases of coronavirus flared outside China, adding to global health officials’ worries about the spread of the disease in dangerous new pockets of infection. Iran’s health ministry on Sunday confirmed the eighth coronavirus-related death in the country, out of a total of 43 confirmed cases. The ministry said…