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Unofficial Apple museum shows decades worth of gear

Apple isn't about to open a museum any time soon, but that isn't stopping fans from making one of their own. Prague's newly opened Apple Museum showcases what's billed as the "biggest" private collection of Apple gear, ranging from some of the earliest systems to models you can find in stores …

Hong Kong netizens worry copyright bill will limit freedom of expression

They are known to one another mostly by avatars or screen names. They tend to transmit their thoughts in digital memes.<p>But Wednesday night, these Hong Kong netizens took a break from hunching over their smartphones and desktops and hit the streets to express themselves the old-fashioned …

Hong Kong

The Internet Is for Humans, Not Robots

A new study finds people outnumber bots online for the first time in four years. But a closer inspection of the data reveals a more complicated picture of what's happening on the web.<p>Poor robots. The really good ones just can’t seem to keep up with the growing number of humans and bad robots on the …

Reddit is trying to solve GCHQ's crypto Christmas puzzle

Demonstrating that distributed processing works with humans, as well as idle CPUs, the denizens of Reddit's Puzzles subreddit have set out to solve a …

Costs And Risks Of UK’s Draft Surveillance Powers Probed

A U.K. parliamentary committee tasked with scrutinizing the new surveillance powers contained in the draft Investigatory Powers Bill has heard several contradictory views on the proposed legislation.<p>The latest evidence session heard by the committee included questions on the costs of implementing …

The search for the godfather of Bitcoin does not end with Craig Wright

On Tuesday, Wired and Gizmodo independently revealed Craig Steven Wright was the founder of Bitcoin, otherwise known as Satoshi Nakamoto.<p>In the story, both outlets detailed a myriad of evidence that led each to come to the same conclusion, Nakamoto and Wright were the same person. It’s that same …

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‘Random Darknet Shopper’ bot that bought ecstasy online is going on another spending spree

A laptop running a bot that makes automated purchases from the ‘darknet’ has just made its first since being released by the police for buying ecstasy online.<p>The laptop/bot combo are part of an art installation looking to explore the deep Web and all its previous purchases – with the exception of …

Darknet

New California law requires police to get warrants for online data

Backed by many tech firms and the ACLU, the privacy law hits the books but doesn't apply to federal law enforcement authorities.<p>If the police want to take a look at your email, they'll now have to get a warrant. At least in California.<p>Gov. Jerry Brown signed a privacy bill into law Thursday …

Malcolm Turnbull defends use of secret messaging apps and private email server

Opposition suggests prime minister’s use of non-government emails and mobile apps such as Wickr and Confide could be tactic to avoid legitimate scrutiny<p>Malcolm Turnbull has defended his use of non-government emails and secret messaging applications such as Wickr after the opposition suggested it …

Australia

Ahmed Mohamed's arrest shows fear of curiosity and the homemade.

On Monday, 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was arrested in Irving, Texas, for bringing a homemade clock to school to show his engineering teacher. Because …

Windows devices account for 80% of malware infections transmitted via mobile networks

Microsoft may have just a single-digit slice of the mobile market, but there's one segment of mobile that it's winning: Malware infections delivered …

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New Firefox 42 beta features enhanced protection against third-party tracking

No sooner had it released version 41 of its Firefox Web browser, Mozilla followed up with 42.0 beta, for the next version, spotlighting privacy and tracking.<p>The headliner is an experimental new feature — Tracking Protection in Private Browsing — that Mozilla wants its users to try out for Mac, …

Software

Hackers are using Imgur to launch attacks on 4chan

Hackers have somehow infiltrated cat-GIF-meme-photo-sharing site Imgur to direct overwhelming volumes of traffic at 4chan, the freewheeling forum that hosts some of the Web’s darker conversations.<p>Naturally, this problem was uncovered over at Reddit.<p>According to this thread on Reddit:<p>“When an Imgur …

Diversity, Tamales, and Hardware at the Disrupt Hackathon

We are back, friends, in San Francisco for the year’s biggest Disrupt conference.<p>The hackathon is currently in full swing, swarming with nerds, cars, technology, a Surface Pro 3, what I counted to be 897 Macbook Airs, and, of course, tamales.<p>My good friend and colleague Megan Rose Dickey and I …

Pirate Bay founder released, re-arrested, to be sent back to Sweden

On emerging from jail in Denmark, Gottfrid Svartholm, one of the founders of Pirate Bay, was arrested yet again – just hours after his release. He is …

Uber hires the Jeep Cherokee hackers

The hack of a Jeep Cherokee was the most significant car hacking story to break recently. Now the guys responsible will work for Uber.<p>Uber snatched …

The Big Picture: Google Maps hack creates crazy custom art

Cartography is as much an art as it is a science. For its part, Google Maps has been extensively designed to be as easily readable as possible -- I mean, nobody wants to decipher directions while zipping along at freeway speeds. But with a new color scheme, many of these maps can become beautiful …

EFF is building a stronger 'Do Not Track' browser setting

Despite "Do Not Track" being a standard option on Firefox, Chrome and Safari (but not Microsoft Edge), many unscrupulous advertisers are still secretly tracking the browsing habits of internet users. That's why the Electronic Frontier Foundation has teamed with Adblock, Medium, Mixpanel and …

Your smartphone and laptop battery life could endanger your privacy

Think your private browsing session is really private? A new paper shows how your smartphone or laptop's battery can be used to compromise your …

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Snowden celebrates the world’s rejection of surveillance two years after NSA leaks

'The balance of power is beginning to shift.'<p>Two years after the revelation that the National Security Agency was spying on millions of innocent citizens, Edward Snowden has declared that the "balance of power is beginning to shift." Writing in <i>The New York Times</i>, Snowden claims that a "post-terror …

Feds can charge you with obstruction of justice for clearing your browser history

In the early 2000s, former US Congressmen Paul Sarbanes (D-MD) and Michael Oxley (R-OH) crafted a bill that would put pressure on corporations to comply with federal prosecutors during investigations. It was largely a response to 2001's Enron scandal, when the energy company was able to hide …

Social media apps are tracking your location in shocking detail

Here's a look at three ways social media apps can be used to track your every move.<p>While it's pretty well known that Facebook's Messenger app uses location data, it's not so well known just how that location data can be used.<p>But thanks to a new Google Chrome extension called Marauder's Map we now …

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Hundreds of Russian Women Are Posting Selfies With Wrinkled Faces

Hundreds of Russian women are posting selfies with wrinkled faces in protest of an official who defended a 17-year-old girl’s arranged marriage to a …

FakeID: A Preview of Pratt's MID Thesis Presentation 2015

Pratt Institute Masters of Industrial Design Degree Candidates Discuss What's Next in Industrial Design<p>To look at our class of 22 Masters of …

The Apple Homepage of 1994 Was a Rainbow Wonderland

Web design has come a long, long way<p>The Internet has come a long way since the early 90s. For instance, the Apple homepage here? That was no fan page. That was Apple's actual homepage in the early Internet days, a far cry from the crisp and clean Apple.com of today. Listen, kids, things were more …

Europol Director - hackers target banks, not customers

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Banks, rather than their customers, are increasingly the main target of online thieves, Europol director Rob Wainwright said on Friday in an interview.<p>“That has been an important change,” Wainwright told Reuters after a conference on cyber security in The Hague.<p>He said the …

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