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Big bug found in SSL called Logjam, here's what you can do

It seems like we just got over the Heartbleed vulnerability, but there’s another major flaw with SSL called “logjam” that affects a number of fundamental Web protocols.<p>The bug affects an algorithm called the “Diffie-Hellman key exchange” which allows protocols such as HTTPS, SSH, IPsec, SMTPS to …

Review: Curves and 'self-healing' in super-premium phones

NEW YORK (AP) — For those not satisfied with just a premium phone, Samsung and LG are offering two models best described as the Lamborghinis of …

Phones

Call of Duty increases risk of Alzheimer's disease

University of Montreal study finds video game players navigate the screen using a key area of the brain<p>Millions of boys could be at increased risk of Alzheimer's disease and other mental illnesses in later life through playing action video games such as <b>Call of Duty</b> or <b>Assassin's Creed</b>, according to …

The Air Force's Secret Space Plane Will Launch Tomorrow

And it’s testing out its new Darth Vader-style engines<p>Tomorrow, the Air Force is scheduled to send its secret space plane back into orbit for undisclosed purposes. The two X-37Bs--unmanned, shuttle-like craft--have already spent over three and a half years in orbit. The Air Force, despite “air” in …

Are you using the hidden triple-click shortcut on the iPhone?

When I triple-click my iPhone home button, the colors on the screen invert. Check it out:<p>This dazzling trick is one of several functions that can be assigned to the iOS accessibility shortcut (see: Settings / General / Accessibility / Accessibility Shortcut).<p>Along with Invert Colors, other options …

Accessibility

Inside The New Stealth Arsenal

A top secret class of autonomous drones is changing the way war is waged<p>On May 2, 2011, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)—locked in a steady, predawn orbit above a residential compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan—transmitted live video of an unfolding military raid to a laptop in the White House …

Osama Bin Laden

Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers

No, that's not a barcode you're looking at -- instead, it's the likely future of computing. Stanford University researchers have developed an optical link that uses silicon strips to bend light at right angles, which future processors will likely need to transmit data at super-fast speeds. The key, …

CANCEL THANKSGIVING: The Most Important OPEC Meeting In Years Is Happening On Thursday

But there's something way more important happening in Austria: OPEC is meeting.<p>And with crashing oil prices threatening the budgets of the oil-producing nations, this will be one of the most important OPEC meeting in years.<p>OPEC, or the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, is an …

Oil

AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. troops in Afghanistan may once again engage Taliban fighters, not just al-Qaida terrorists, under new guidelines quietly …

Report: ISIS Takes Control of a Libyan City

Militants loyal to the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) are now in control of a Libyan city of near the Egyptian border, according to a …

Philae lander sends back first ever image from comet

The European Space Agency’s Philae lander has sent back the first ever image from the surface of a comet.<p>The picture shows the cracked, bumpy surface in monochrome, with one of Philae’s three legs in the bottom left of the frame. It is not yet clear whether the leg in the image is actually touching …

Iraq's premier shakes up his military

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister on Wednesday ordered his first major shakeup of his military since taking office three months ago, relieving 26 …

Six banks fined more than $4 billion in currency probe

Six banks have agreed to pay $4.33 billion in fines to global regulators to resolve allegations that they attempted to manipulate foreign exchange rates.<p>Citibank (C), HSBC (HSBC), JPMorgan Chase (JPM), RBS (RBS)and UBS (UBS) will collectively pay $1.4 billion to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading …

Obama, Chinese president agree to landmark climate deal

Reflecting the urgency and scale scientists have called for to cope with climate change, the U.S. and Chinese presidents laid out ambitious new targets Wednesday to cut pollution in a deal that negotiators hope will inspire similarly dramatic commitments from other countries.<p>At a news conference in …

Climate

This Is The Onyx, A Real-Time Wearable Communicator Inspired By 'Star Trek'

The company finally unveiled its first hardware product on Wednesday. It's called Onyx.<p>Jesse Robbins, cofounder and CEO of OnBeep, dropped by Business Insider's offices in New York City last week to give us the first-ever demo of the Onyx, which he says was inspired by the real-time communicators …

Star Trek

Interstellar: the truth about wormholes

Christopher Nolan's new film, Interstellar, sees astronauts leaping across galaxies via a 'wormhole'. Could it one day be possible?<p>The universe wasn't designed to make life easy for science-fiction writers. Nowhere is this more obvious than if you are trying to write a grand space opera.<p>You know …

David Einhorn Added Amazon To His Infamous 'Bubble Basket' Of Stocks

The "Bubble Basket" is a collection of tech stocks that Einhorn believes are overvalued. He announced that Greenlight had created the basket at a conference in May.<p>"We added to our exposure of "Bubble Basket" shorts, AMZN's recent disappointment is notable in that for years, the story has been that …

Profit

Experimental Particle Accelerator Boosts Electrons On A Wave

Surf's up at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California.<p>The SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory's linear accelerator cuts through the grass and trees just west of Stanford University in California, running for two miles, its path clearly visible from the air. Now, in a lab on the same …

Physics