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New Snowden leaks show NSA collected the private data of tens of thousands of Americans

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Thomas Leuthard<p>It’s been a number of months since there were any new revelations based on the massive trove …

10 Facts About Jeddah Tower, the Soon-To-Be Tallest Building in the World

<i>Updated May 17th, 2017</i><p>Construction has been delayed on the soon-to-be-tallest building in the world, Jeddah Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Originally slated to open next year, it is now projected for completion in 2019, according to Global Construction News.<p>Once complete, the building will stand at …

Hey carriers, hands off my smartphone’s feature set

We tend to get a little fussy over carrier bloat, or the pre-installed applications that may come on a number of carrier-specific Android or Windows …

Google creates at-home Glass trial program for undecided shoppers

Rumors have been knocking around for a while now suggesting that Google intends to get into the retail business and set itself up some storefronts. …

Why didn’t I put CyanogenMod 11 on my Nexus 5 sooner?

The Nexus 5 was unveiled on October 31st of last year, and offered for sale through Google’s Play Store the same day. In those several months I’ve …

I Was Assaulted For Wearing Google Glass In The Wrong Part Of San Francisco

A colleague and I had just finished covering a march in protest of a Google employee who had recently evicted several tenants after buying and moving into a home in the area.<p>After more than an hour spent working on the story in a coffee shop, I arranged my laptop, camera, and notes in my backpack. …

Google Glass

How We Hacked Google's Production Server and Got Paid $10K

<i>Fredrik Almroth and Mathias Karlsson are the co-founders of Detectify. This post originally appeared on the Detectify blog.</i><p>To stay on top on the latest security alerts, we often spend time on bug bounties and CTF’s. When we were discussing the challenge for the weekend, Mathias got an interesting …

Gear & Gadgets

The pocket-sized printer that moves across pages

If you’ve spent any time on Kickstarter you’ll know it’s home to a wide range of innovative ideas and prototype products hoping to make the leap from …

Gear & Gadgets

Power Vault: Keep Power Locked Away Until You Need It [Deals]

<b>The Power Vault</b> features a polished design and reinforced protective case power-packed with an unparalleled rechargeable 10,000mAh battery. The dual USB ports allow for any two devices (smartphone, tablet, USB-­connected devices) to be rapidly charged within minutes, all the while allowing you to …

Wearables set for explosive growth, study shows

Although wearable device shipment volumes will reach just 19 million units in 2014, that figure will grow to 111.9 million in 2018, according to IDC research.<p>The wearable technology space might be in its early adopter phase right now, but according to new data from research firm IDC, the mainstream …

Wearable Tech