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Hackers Using Law Enforcement Tools to Access iCloud Backups Unprotected by Two-Factor Authentication

Earlier today, Apple issued a press release stating that an iCloud/Find My iPhone breach had not been responsible for the leak of several private celebrity photos over the weekend, instead pointing towards a "very targeted attack on user names, passwords, and security questions" hackers used to …

Asus Makes Its ZenWatch Android Wear Smartwatch Official

Asus has revealed its first Android Wear smartwatch, as we originally reported it would back at Google I/O in June. The Asus ZenWatch offers a slightly different take on the design of an Android Wearable, and features some pre-loaded software and gesture controls that also set it apart from similar …

FCC takes aim at local laws that limit broadband, but faces states’ rights pushback from Republicans

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images<p>The cable industry and telcos regularly pour money into lobbying campaigns that aim to persuade …

What NATO Is Doing To Improve Cyber Defence

Cyberspace is increasingly becoming a battlefield where hackers from different nations fight in order to gain geopolitical advantages. The kind of menace might vary, from direct attacks on critical infrastructures, to more subtle operations to steal industrial and military secrets, but there’s no …

Oculus VR Has Hired Jason Rubin, A Naughty Dog Co-Founder, To Lead First-Party Game Development

Oculus VR today confirmed that it has hired Jason Rubin to lead first-party game development. This comes less than a week after the company announced that it has poached Jason Holtman from Valve to lead the creation of a platform for selling virtual-reality experiences.<p>Best known for his work as …

Nokia Unveils Impressive Foldable Displays

Nokia has demoed its new folding display technology at an academic conference in San Diego last week.<p>At the Society for Information Display (SID) 2014 conference, Nokia showed off two types of high-resolution OLED folding displays that hinted at a possible future flexible handset.<p>The first display …

Your Internet security relies on a few volunteers

Last week's Heartbleed Internet bug revealed a startling fact. The software protecting banks, email, social media and government is maintained by only a few people.<p>They're all volunteers. And only one does it as a full-time job.<p>Their labor of love is OpenSSL, a free program that secures a lot of …

Public Wi-Fi is mostly safe from Heartbleed

The Heartbleed Internet bug is still haunting websites worldwide, but it looks like public Wi-Fi is pretty safe.<p>That doesn't mean you should start banking on an open network -- that's still dangerous. However, you can connect your laptop or smartphone at most coffee shops, hotels and airports …

Snowden: 'I was trained as a spy' - CNN Video

How to sidestep Microsoft, Google and do a dual Windows 8.1-Android tablet

Asus figures out a way to get around objections from Microsoft and Google and do a hybrid that runs Windows-8.1 and Android.<p>If at first you don't succeed. Asus is taking another crack at dual-OS device. And this time it probably found a way to get around objections from Microsoft and Google.<p>First, …

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Computer program fools humans, allegedly passes Turing test

A team in Russia claims its chatbot managed to dupe more than 30 percent of human interrogators into believing it's human. Are they to be believed?<p>It wasn't Siri, nor a souped-up Scarlett Johansson.<p>However, it seems that artificial intelligence may have gone even further toward a time when it will …

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Snowden Deserves the Medal of Freedom, Not Prosecution

As a whistleblower, Snowden supplied appalling proof of how our own government has used the so-called Patriot Act to infringed on our freedom.<p>As …

REVIEW: Samsung's Latest Galaxy Phone Is Built Like A Tank

Samsung's answer to those everyday problems is the Galaxy S5 Active, a new smartphone that takes the company's flagship Galaxy S5 phone and wraps it in a sturdy shell built to withstand drops, dings, spills, and scratches. It's also water resistant and dustproof, meaning you can dunk it in shallow …

No more cracked smartphone screens, claims maker of transparent electrode

Polymer scientists at the University of Akron have developed a layer of transparent electrodes that is flexible, durable and, although unconfirmed, more efficient than modern touchscreen technology. If all you want are the CliffsNotes: this technology could eliminate the shattering of screens on …

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