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Elk Kloner

Rich Skrenta claims to have written the world's first computer virus--on an Apple. In 1982 Skrenta coded what he called "Elk Cloner," a virus that spread via floppy disks in the days before computers had hard drives, or for that matter, any security measures. The virus infected thousands of …

Your iPhone being watched by the NSA? You’ll now get an alert - appPicker

Apple and some other technology companies have changed their policies so that if law enforcement requests personal information on a consumer, that …

Virtual garden planner connects gardeners and grows community

By its very nature, gardening is a down-to-earth endeavor, and one which requires you to get offline, get out in the sun, and get your hands in the …

Scientists confirm existence of elusive 117th element

After four years of painstaking research, the discovery of the periodic table's 117th element has been confirmed. Element 117, otherwise known as ununseptium, was originally discovered back in 2010 by a group of American and Russian physicists with the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR). …

Jury Finds Samsung Guilty Of Infringing Apple's Patents, Awards $119.6 Million

A verdict in the Apple-Samsung patent trial was reached on Friday, with a federal jury finding the South Korean company guilty of infringing several …