Anne Vawter

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WhatsApp under fire from Justice Department over encryption

Apple has been all over the news over the past few weeks after the FBI asked the company to help it unlock an iPhone owned by one of the terrorists involved in the San Bernadino attacks.<p>The war on encryption is now heating up: The Justice Department is going after Facebook-owned messaging service …

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John Oliver Cracks The Encryption Argument On Last Week Tonight

This week <i>Last Week Tonight</i> tackles encryption, or as John Oliver calls, it, “The best way to keep people from reading your email short of making the …

Six tiny robots can pull a two-ton car

Stanford university's uBots have pulled off a feat that makes ants look like slackers. Working in concert, six of the robots managed to tow a 3,900 pound car, despite weighing just a half-ounce each -- much less than other car-towing robots. The secret, according to the team, is biomimicry. The wee …

Star Wars' John Boyega surprises sick children with toys

The Force is strong with this one.<p><i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> star John Boyega spent Friday delivering toys from the iconic film franchise, on …

Whistleblower Sues VW After Being Fired Over Data Deletion Row

A whistleblower has sued Volkswagen AG (vlkay), alleging that he was fired after trying to stop the company deleting evidence relevant to U.S. …