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Blackphone: privacy-obsessed smartphone aims to broaden its appeal

Privacy company Silent Circle releases the second version of its phone, created by an encryption expert and a member of Navy Seal Team Six<p>Can you hear me now? Not if you’re eavesdropping on a Blackphone. Privacy company Silent Circle has released a second version of its signature handheld, a …

This New Campaign Wants To Help Surveillance Agents Quit NSA or GCHQ

Support groups help cult and gang members break free of their former lives. Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous help addicts overcome their …

Surveillance

The Backed Pack: An open source platform, sensor & tablet

<i>Each week, our friends at Backerjack bring us updates on some of the most successful gadget crowdfunding campaigns.</i><p>Mono<p>Mono is an open source, programmable platform designed to test ideas out on. The tiny device comes equipped with a 2.2″ TFT touch display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, an accelerometer, and a …

9 Things You'll Notice After Meditating For Just 1 Minute

These days, it would seem we've been completely inundated with information about meditation and mindfulness.<p>"Start with just five minutes of …

Meditation

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

YouTube Has Paid Out Over $1 Billion To The Music Industry

Much has been said about how much or how little music streaming services actually pay artists who host music on their platform, and it seems like video streaming stalwart YouTube also had to take a lot of flak over its payouts for music videos at the Midem music industry show in Cannes this …

Microsoft CEO Search Shifts To Insider More Likely To 'Tweak' Than Transform

When Steve Ballmer announced he was stepping out as MicrosoftCEO in August, industry watchers said the world’s largest software maker needed an outsider to step in and shake things up at a company trying to transform itself into a devices and services company.<p>What a difference five months …

3-D printing artificial bone

Researchers working to design new materials that are durable, lightweight and environmentally sustainable are increasingly looking to natural …

Progress Report - RoboRoach Development

We have been hard at work to further improve the RoboRoach. Our first major enhancement is the addition of a volume control for the stimulation …

Google challenges DOJ's surveillance gag order

The search giant asks to clear its name by arguing it has the First Amendment right to reveal how many Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act orders it receives from the U.S. government.<p>Google has asked the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to lift a gag order, saying it has the …

Grasping for a Vine: Video for Instagram Will Be Sole Reveal at Facebook Event Thursday

Instagram plans to release a video product this Thursday at a press event at Facebook’s headquarters, according to multiple sources familiar with the …

Apps

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NVIDIA Project Shield Now Available To Pre-order

NVIDIA recently announced that they would be putting the NVIDIA Project Shield up for pre-order from today, the 20th of May, we it looks like the …

Nvidia

Apple’s Cook to Face Senate Questions on Taxes, Offer Reforms

Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.com<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook will testify Tuesday before the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigation, which is examining U.S. …

Tim Cook

Google Demos Linux Running on Hacked Glass

Although Google is offering a limited set of developer tools for Glass — and more are on the way — the company doesn’t want to stop hackers from …

Google Wallet

Nintendo Says 3DS-Exclusive Games Are Selling Better Than They Were Last Year

One P.S. to that IDC/App Annie report from this morning: Mobile games may be pulling in more money than those on “gaming-optimized handhelds,” but …

Retrogaming

Social Media Pose New Riddle for CIA

Effective spycraft has long called for cover — a job, family or routine that would keep a government agent from drawing undue attention. Now, that …

Social Media

Pentagon Clears iPhone and iPad for Use on Secure Networks

The U.S. Department of Defense has officially approved Apple’s iPhones and iPads for use on its networks, as expected.<p>In announcement issued Friday …

U.S. Department of Defense

QOTD: And the Buyer’s Remorse Lingers On

Look out Facebook! Hours spent participating per member dropping seriously. First really bad sign as seen by crappy MySpace years ago.<p>— Rupert …

Rupert Murdoch

Day Traders Steer Tesla Higher

For weeks, Anne-Marie Baiynd kept a close eye on shares of Tesla Motors Inc.<p>On May 9, a day after the company posted its first-ever quarterly profit, …

Stock Markets

Meta Wants to Become the Next Augmented-Reality Glasses Phenom

Just a couple years ago, nobody thought much about wearing computers on their faces. But soon there will be actual differentiation among the …

Augmented Reality

This High-Tech Backpack Is Mapping the Remotest Corners for Google

Most people know about the fleet of Google cars that go around filming streets.<p>But what about the submarines and the tricycles and the backpacks? At …

Google Wallet

April Was a Loser for Videogame Industry

April was a cruel month indeed for the videogame industry. Sales of gaming hardware, software and accessories in the U.S. for the month peaked at …

Gaming Industry

Amazon Kills Zombies, Keeps John Goodman as It Plans First Season of Web Series

Just like a regular TV network, Amazon ordered up a bunch of pilot shows this year, and will end up making a series out of some of them.<p>Unlike a TV …