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Flexible electronics could draw their energy from graphene supercapacitors

Imagine if your phone was always awake and processing data. How long would the battery last? Three hours? One hour? The next generation of …

Two Weeks Later, Here's What Users Think of the iPhone 6 Plus

When Apple unveiled not one, but two new iPhone 6 devices — the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus — the question of which iPhone 6 to …

FPS1000: The low cost, high speed slow-mo camera

Just about anything fast or destructive becomes infinitely more fascinating in slow motion. The high speed physics of violence, for example, are at …

Who's monitoring the dark web?

Cyber crime expert Brian Krebs noticed an underground shop's credit card dump online before Home Depot was aware of being hacked.

Welcome to the Age of Hacks

Why are we all getting hacked? It's simple economics.<p>Criminals want our data. Yes, even yours. It's more valuable than you think.<p>Celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton are a special case. Hackers target them for nude photos, because their private lives are prized treasure for creeps.<p>For …

Tim Cook didn't address Apple's real privacy problem

Tim Cook is deflecting the conversation with his new statement about privacy.<p>Apple (AAPL) was all over the news earlier this month following the theft of celebrities' nude photos from their iCloud accounts. Though iCloud itself wasn't hacked, Apple's two-factor authentication -- a second, temporary …

7 safety tips from hackers

It's easy to get hacked. And yes, it can happen to you.<p>Follow this advice from actual hackers, and you'll be a lot safer online.<p><b>1. Turn off your phone's Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.</b> Hackers are religious about this. Keeping these features "on" all the time makes it easy for strangers to slip into your …

Apple Siri is more dangerous for drivers than using handheld phone

Road safety charity Brake calls on Government to ban hands-free devices in cars after Apple's Siri voice system performed poorly in study<p>Using <b>Apple</b>'s Siri voice system while driving is far more dangerous than talking on a handheld phone, a new study has revealed.<p>Researchers found that using Siri, …

Interview with a DDoS troll: Meet 'the Gods of the Internet'

"We decided to take action because, if we had the capability to stop corporate greed and we did nothing, that in itself is a crime."<p>Incognito<p>"Children do not know what is best for them. We are basically the Gods of the Internet, we know what is best for them."<p>Incognito

Dylan Thomas’s Wales

In October 2014 the literary world celebrates the 100th birthday of the late <b>Dylan Thomas</b>.<p>Few places meant more to the Welsh poet than <b>Swansea</b>, on Wales’s southwest coast. “This sea-town was my world,” he wrote of the “ugly lovely” place where he grew up and wrote the majority of his life’s</b> …

Palestinian Media Agency

One month after the end of the conflict, Gazans are starting to rebuild their lives. How can NGOs support them? Photograph: Khalil Hamra/AP<p>The recent …

The 3 most useful skills to teach at a hackathon

I spent last weekend mentoring participants in PennApps, a hackathon organized by undergraduate students at UPenn. I enjoyed the experience of mentoring, and had an especially great time pretending to know a lot about hardware.<p>While working with various teams, I noticed a pattern: although I was …

Israeli library's manuscripts tell unique stories

JERUSALEM (AP) — These are treasures that Israel doesn't allow anyone to check out of its national library.<p>Kafka's Hebrew vocabulary notebook. The …