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Massive Federal Data Breach Affects 7% of Americans

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management announced Thursday that a massive data breach—one that targeted its security clearance system—compromised the …

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US hacking breach hit more than 21 million people

Obama administration says scale of cyber attack far bigger than first admitted<p>Information on more than 21 million people – five times the original estimate – was exposed in a huge data breach, Washington has admitted.<p>The scale of the of the attack, which senior administration officials have linked …

Clever Superhero Bookends "Save" Books from Falling

Everyone needs a hero in their life. For books, it's the <i>Book & Hero</i> and the <i>Supershelf</i>, a clever bookend and floating shelf that each makes it look like books are being “saved” by a superhero. These whimsical metal creations are the handiwork of Israel-based design studio Artori Design.<p>Each bookend …

Drill-Powered Walking Beast Is A Slow-Moving Cyberpunk Nightmare

Half man, half slowly dying robot horse<p>The humble electric hand drill, staple of workbenches everywhere, is more than just a simple tool for carving holes into walls. Put to other uses, it’s a powerful engine, capable of driving all sorts of contraptions. Like this weird drill-powered walking …

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Iran lashes out at Western powers in nuclear talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry said meanwhile as a 13th day of talks went late into the night that he was prepared to walk away if "tough decisions" are not made soon.<p>"We see certain changes in the positions particularly just last night ... on a lot of issues unfortunately," a senior Iranian …

Facebook is making it easier to declutter your News Feed

Unfollowing all those old high school friends just got a lot easier<p>Facebook's News Feed is unquestionably one of the most important parts of the site — it's the first thing you see when you visit, and the quality of that experience probably dictates to a large degree how useful you find Facebook in …

Microsoft Releases Office 2016 For Mac

A few months ago, Microsoft launched a preview of Office 2016 for Mac and now it has officially launched to the public today. The last major Office release for Mac was Office 2011. Office 2016 — which includes a new version of Word, Excel and PowerPoint — is available in 139 countries and 16 …

Day 1 of 2015 Comic-Con

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