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The Federal Government Can Legally Read Your Emails After 180 Days

Did you know that’s it’s perfectly legal for the federal government to read any of your emails that are over six months old?<p>Most people don’t. It’s the result of a bit of ambiguous wording in a communications law from 1986: a time when few people had even heard of email. Known as the “180-day” …

North Korea blames U.S. for Internet outages, calls Obama a 'monkey'

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea called U.S. President Barack Obama a “monkey” and blamed Washington on Saturday for Internet outages it has experienced during a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of the film studio Sony Pictures.<p>A hand is silhouetted in front of a computer screen …

Galaxy S5 official covers up for preorder in the UK, and they are not cheap

Samsung showed off accessories for the new Galaxy S5 last week at MWC, but now we have some prices to associate with the pretty pictures.<p>UK-based accessories retailer MobileFun put up for preorder cases and covers for the Galaxy S5, leaking at the same time the first press shots of these …

Samsung snags patent for new pressure sensitive touchscreens

Looking to simplify the electronics and reduce costs of pressure sensitive touchscreens, Samsung has a patent in the works for what they call “Touch Display Apparatus Sensing Touch Force.”<p>The general idea is pretty simple, current pressure sensing touchscreens require the installation of additional …

Janus Friis’ Next Act Is A Hardware Startup Called Aether, And A “Thinking” Music Player Called Cone

Janus Friis made his name founding a series of disruptive software startups such as Skype, Rdio, Joost and (much earlier) KaZaA — some more successful than others.<p>Now the Danish entrepreneur is moving into new territory: a hardware startup called Aether (formerly known by its in-stealth working …

Aether's $399 Cone is a speaker that knows exactly what you want to hear next

It's a Saturday night and you're cooking dinner before some friends come over. You hit a button on the speaker in your kitchen and it starts playing Daft Punk. You didn't ask for Daft Punk, and the music isn't coming from your phone, computer, or any other device that's in your house; your speaker …

Snapdragon 800 vs Snapdragon 801

Hardware wise, the launches of the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 have been a little bit difficult to judge. First there was some confusion over which Snapdragon chip would actually ship in the Galaxy S5, then the octo-core version appeared, and now we’re left trying to tell exactly how much …

Galaxy S5, Gear 2, and Gear Fit shown off in official presentation videos

You’ve probably seen them in a ton of hands-on videos already (including some very nice ones from our Josh Vergara), but if you still can’t get enough of the new Galaxy S5 and its accompanying wearables, Samsung has got you covered.<p>These two videos published today do a nice job of explaining the …