All The News You Missed Overnight: Skype Down, Apple Malware, And Tesla’s Powerwall Battery

All The News You Missed Overnight: Skype Down, Apple Malware, And Tesla’s Powerwall Battery

Technology is filled with all kinds of rumours and speculation — real and fabricated. All The News You Missed Overnight collects all those whispers into one place to deliver your morning buzz.

Skype Is Still Working To Restore Service To Some
Skype has been working to get its service back up and running for many users since about 4 AM Eastern Time. Most of those impacted by the network issue are having difficulty logging in on mobile and desktop apps.

Apple Is Cleaning The App Store Of Its First Major Malware Attack
Apple cleaned the App Store of apps containing malware today, having discovered a long con that saw developers using infected software tools, inadvertently turning their legit apps into data-collection tools for hackers.

Awful Tourists Turned Away Nesting Sea Turtles In Costa Rica
Hundreds of thousands of olive ridley sea turtles came ashore on Ostional Beach to lay their eggs, but thousands of tourists were already there — doing nearly everything you’re not supposed to do around a threatened species attempting to reproduce.

Australian Scientist Wins Ig Nobel Prize For Uncooking His Breakfast
Last week, the Ig Nobel Awards were held in a night that celebrates interesting discoveries made on the sillier side of science. The Prize for Chemistry was taken out by an Australian local, who discovered how to unboil an egg.

Australia Gets Tesla’s Powerwall Battery Later This Year
Tesla’s much-talked-about Powerwall — the battery that can power your entire house — will be available in the Australian market from late this year. Tesla, the company best known for its Model S electric sedan, is launching Tesla Energy in Australia.

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