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Hackers Can Remotely Record and Listen Calls from Your Samsung Galaxy Phones

If you own a <b>Samsung Galaxy Phone</b> – <b>S6, S6 Edge</b> or <b>Note 4</b>, in particular – there are chances that a skilled hacker could remotely intercept your voice …

These earbuds custom-fit to your ears in 60 seconds

Revols wants to use Kickstarter to upend the custom-molded earphone business<p>Earbuds are one of those technologies that still come loaded with annoyances. Cheap ones are almost always bad, with a terrible fit and atrocious sound. Expensive ones offer better sound quality, but often times they can …

Behold As This Amazing Graphene Folds Itself And Walks

All it takes is a wee blast of heat or light to make it go.<p>Like a robotic inchworm, this flat strip of material reels up and scoots along a lab bench all by itself, turning corners when needed. With other origami-like tricks, the same material rapidly folds itself into a minuscule box, grabs …

Israel Is Already Selling Kamikaze Micro-Drones That Will Change Modern Warfare

The Hero-30 weighs less than 7 pounds, but can carry a one-pound warhead.<p>The tiny drone launches from its pneumatic carrying tube, extends its wings, and zooms at speed up to 115 mph, driven by an electric propeller. But the 7-lb. Hero 30 can also cruise at slow speeds, loitering over an area. A …

How to Squeeze More Life From Your Aging Laptop

Cheap cures for common ailments<p>Looking to squeeze another year out of your aging portable? The common ailments below can be cured for $150 or less. …

Need a secure password? Ask this 11-year-old girl

With cyber attacks and data theft on the rise, it’s becoming increasingly important for people to use strong passwords that aren’t easy for hackers and computers to guess.<p>Sixth-grader Mira Modi can help you with that: she uses Diceware, a proven methodology to generate long passwords you can commit …

Convicting the Silk Road founder won't stop the booming digital drug trade | Mike Power

Whether or not Ross Ulbricht is found guilty of a crime, what should be on trial is our irrational drug policy<p>Americans love a good courthouse drama: justice and restitution; order after chaos; good vs evil.<p>The US government has found its alleged criminal mastermind to try for the creation of Silk …

Silicon Valley history

Alan Kay says that computing is pop culture -- "pop culture holds a disdain for history". The below are my favorite books and articles about the …

Here's How The World's Most Advanced Missile-Defense System Works

With its unmatched precision, the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) can equalize tensions around the world with its mobility and strategic battery-unit placement: In April 2013, the Pentagon deployed a THAAD battery to Guam in order to deter North Korean provocations and further defend …

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David Cameron’s internet surveillance plans rival Syria, Russia and Iran | Cory Doctorow

Internet,Technology,David Cameron,Politics,UK news,Counter-terrorism policy,UK security and counter-terrorism,Surveillance,World news,Technology sector,Business<p>Cameron says there should be no means of communication that ‘we cannot read’. Let’s examine what that actually means<p>What David Cameron …

Charlie Hebdo's new cover is a crying Prophet Mohammed

Less than a week after gunmen murdered 12 people at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, the satirical magazine has released the cover of its latest issue. It features a drawing of the Prophet Muhammed shedding a tear and holding a sign with the words “Je suis Charlie” (“I am Charlie”), a slogan …

A man named Doom helped create the first atomic bomb and we spoke to him

We first learned about Mr. Doom thanks to a tweet from nuclear historian Alex Wellerstein, who found a document signed by "L.G. Doom," and concluded that Doctor Doom helped the US become a nuclear power.<p>Like <i>Verge</i> reporter Arielle Duhaime-Ross, who became obsessed with a mystery woman at Los Alamos …

Radical violence and radical rudeness | Malay Mail

JANUARY 12 — Last week’s attack on <i>Charlie Hebdo</i>. Shocking. A dozen dead over a cartoon.<p>The tragedy of the attacks is that neither radically violent …

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Tells Of 2010 Pakistan Death Threat

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has revealed that he received a death threat from a Pakistani extremist in 2010.<p>Reacting to the tragedies in Paris …

Hezbollah Chief: Islamic Extremists Like ISIS And Al Qaeda Are The 'Biggest Threat To Islam'

Hassan Nasrallah, leader of Shia group Hezbollah, reportedly said on Friday that Islamic extremists had caused more damage to the religion than …

Boko Haram escapee: ‘I kept stepping on dead bodies’

Yanaye Grema hid for three days between a wall and his neighbours’ house, as Boko Haram fighters ransacked his home town of Baga on the shore of Lake Chad in Nigeria’s far northeast.<p>The 38-year-old fisherman already knew the attack was serious: he joined civilian vigilantes to defend the town but …

Mercedes Unveils Self-Driving, Pollution-Free Car At CES 2015

Just outside the Cosmopolitan hotel, where beads of shimmering glass stretch for several stories over blackjack gamblers and women nonchalantly dance …

Yemen 'suicide bomber' kills 30 and injures 50 near police academy

At least 30 people died and more than 50 were killed by a suicide bomber driving a vehicle full of explosives near a police academy in the heart of …

Zabosu Wants To Turn You Into A Remote-Controlled Human

You guys remember the movie <i>Avatar</i>? Where our fearless protagonist would hop into a tanning booth-type machine and then suddenly his Avatar was running through Pandora, exploring a whole new world?<p>There’s currently a project on Kickstarter that looks to bring a similar experience to planet Earth. …

This Is Why We Don’t Have Google X Hoverboards Yet

Yes, Google X tried to design a hoverboard.<p>If <i>Back to the Future</i> has taught us anything, it’s that hoverboards are amazing, and it is one of 2014’s inexcusable tragedies that they are not yet real.<p>Which isn’t to say that some very smart people haven’t tried to build them. In this month’s inside look …

My week with the new Google Play Edition HTC One

Choice without compromise<p>I like things pure. I don't put sugar in my coffee, there are no bumper stickers on my car, and I typically don't put a case on any smartphone I own. Google's special Google Play Edition smartphones have always appealed to me: I can get the best hardware in the Android …

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

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Trail Tested: Uvex Sportstyle 202 Race Vario

Smith Optics, Oakley, and other sunglass manufacturers have done a great job recently building excellent shades with interchangeable lens options. It’s a best-of-both-worlds argument, with the ability to swap myriad tints and finishes depending on the conditions.<p>The alternative, of course, is a …

7 Incognito Wearables You'd Never Guess Were Gadgets

Incognito Wearables You'd Never Guess Were Gadgets<p>1. The Dash Headphones<p>2. Cuff<p>3. Ring<p>4. The D-Shirt<p>5. Smarter Socks<p>6. Smart Diapers<p>7. Google Glucose …

Cortana vs. Siri: Battle of the Virtual Assistants

With Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft is taking on Siri, Apple's chatty assistant in the iPhone. In Microsoft's corner is Cortana, a brand-new virtual …

'Wearable eyes' take all the work out of having emotions

Ever seen one of those funny novelty spectacles with eyes drawn on them? Dr. Hirotaka Osawa from Tsukuba University in Japan has designed a high-tech version of those called AgencyGlass, and they have eyes that actually <i>move</i>. The digital eyes blink when you nod or shake your head, look up when you …