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Anti-Virus Firm BitDefender Admits Breach, Hacker Claims Stolen Passwords Are Unencrypted

A portion of customer data from much-respected anti-virus firm BitDefender has leaked online and, according to the hacker who took the data and tried to extort the firm, usernames and passwords were not encrypted.<p>The perpetrator told FORBES all the data he stole was unencrypted. Usernames and …

NASA spots nearest rocky super-Earth at just 21 light-years away

The universe is getting just a little bit smaller now that scientists have confirmed the existence of the closest known rocky exoplanet to Earth. HD 219134b is located 21 light-years away, NASA announced Thursday. If Earth were the star of its own sitcom, then HD 219134b would be the weird neighbor …

Get Ready For A New Apple TV In September

The new Apple TV is headed to market along with an App Store of its own. Next step: that long-in-the-offing subscription internet-TV service.<p>In March of this year, BuzzFeed News told you that Apple had a new Apple TV in the pipeline and planned to unveil it in June at its annual Word Wide …

The next Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch will be easier to navigate with new bezel

Rumors have been circulating about Samsung’s next smartwatch for weeks, but it looks like we know a bit more about one key detail.<p>Samsung reportedly …

This App Shows How Climate Change Is Affecting the World Around You

You’ve heard about what climate change is doing the arctic and to the sea levels around the world. But sometimes it can be hard to understand what’s …

Climate Change

Malaysian officials say they are close to solving riddle of MH370

A year-long investigation that has baffled aviation experts and spawned of conspiracy theories could be solved as debris confirmed as Boeing 777 jet parts<p>Malaysian officials said they are finally close to "solving the mystery" of MH370 as it was confirmed that plane debris found on the remote …

Windows 10 now running on over 14 million devices

Microsoft's brand-new Windows 10 operating system is now running on millions of computers and tablets around the world.<p>Windows 10 is now running on over 14 million devices, Microsoft announced in a blog post on Thursday. According to Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Windows and the Devices …

Windows 10