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NASA creates eye-popping 160-megapixel image of our two nearest galaxies (video)

NASA is determined to bring the final frontier closer than ever -- or at least a small, photographic slice of it. Using NASA's Swift satellite, astrophysicists at Goddard Space Flight Center and Pennsylvania State University were able to create a stunningly detailed survey of the two galaxies …

CISPA vote means companies can't promise to protect privacy

Google, Facebook, Twitter, and other Internet companies and e-mail providers will be prohibited from making legally binding promises to protect your privacy, thanks to a vote this afternoon in the U.S. House of Representatives.<p>By a 5-8 vote, the House Rules committee rejected a bipartisan fix to …

CISPA Is Dead, Long Live CISPA

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After stirring up trouble for months, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) died …

Even After Hacks And Bombings, Privacy Advocates Have Big Week In Congress

In light of the AP’s high-profile Twitter hacking and a vicious domestic bombing, Americans have not let fear derail privacy legislation. Just this week, the Senate advanced an anti-email snooping law and the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is reportedly on its …

Google bans Glass from shareholder meeting

In an ironic twist, Google has decided to ban Glass from their annual shareholders meeting. Like so many bars and other establishments ahead of them, Google fears Glass may be a bit too invasive. If they were hoping to avoid controversy in Mountain View with regard to Glass, they failed.<p>To be fair, …

Android News

On the Hunt for the NSA Wiretapping Leaker

In the wake of a pair of eye-opening reports on the government's domestic phone and internet monitoring programs, officials are turning their …

Mad Catz announces Project Mojo Android gaming console, will go on sale later this year

The Ouya console may not have been all that everyone had hoped for, but that's not stopping other companies from getting in on the game: peripheral designer Mad Catz has its own Android-based gaming console it's calling Project Mojo. Aesthetically, it's a small black slab with an HDMI output and …

Who’s Telling The Truth About PRISM? Computer Security Expert Gene Spafford Weighs In [TCTV]

Between the reports this week about that the U.S. National Security Agency has been mining personal user data from some of the world’s biggest Internet players through a project called ‘PRISM’, to the government’s defense of wide scale data collection for security reasons, and finally the outright …

Was a subway terror plot really foiled by the PRISM surveillance program?

President Obama addressed the US government's controversial domestic surveillance programs on Friday, justifying them in part because of his assessment that "they helped us prevent terrorist attacks," but without mentioning any specific incidents to back up that claim. Now, <i>Reuters</i> and <i>The New York</i> …

Doublespeak Denials Of PRISM Hid The Truth About Participation

“Direct Access” didn’t mean no access. “Back door” didn’t mean no door. “Only in accordance with the law” didn’t mean PRISM is illegal. And you didn’t need to have heard of a codename to have participated. Larry, Zuck, you didn’t spell out your denials of the NSA’s data spying program in plain …

Facebook and Google insist they did not know of Prism surveillance program

America's tech giants continued to deny any knowledge of a giant government surveillance programme called Prism, even as president Barack Obama …

Behold the NSA’s Dark Star: the Utah Data Center

It’s the ultimate machine of the Paranoid State. Clive Irving on the Orwellian data center rising in Utah.<p>Remember the Stasi, the secret police who …

Incredible Interactive iOS Mockup In CSS

We’re not sure exactly what iOS 7 will look like yet (though we’ll know Monday) but all signs are pointing to something that’s a lot different than what’s come before. To tide you over until then, we’ve got a pretty neat little toy for you to play with.<p>The mockup of an iPhone ‘5S’ running a …

Report: Tech companies didn’t allow feds “direct access” to their servers, but they agreed to help

Several major internet companies may not have given the federal government “direct access” to their servers to facilitate snooping for personal data, …