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These DARPA Darlings Just Raised $20M To Build A Super-Powered Google For The Internet Of Things

As an analyst for the CIA, Tim Junio spent three years keeping tabs on the United States’ adversaries, watching their digital attacks on the networks and electrical grids that kept the country going. In 2014, he was consulting for DARPA, the Department of Defense’s research arm, when he helped …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Like iOS 8, Android L will reportedly make it harder for cops to access what’s on your phone

When Apple made its big privacy push on Thursday, it struck me as a great move that was likely to spur rivals to try compete with the iPhone maker …

Apple event preview: New iPads, iMacs; yes, but Apple TV could shine in the spotlight

This Thursday, Apple is holding its next press event for products and announcements. I’ll be there in Cupertino live blogging the news as it happens, …

The many ways Apple could seize control from the carriers with its new SIM card

When Apple launched the iPad Air 2 with its new programmable SIM card on Thursday, I suggested Apple had all the tools necessary to become a global …

iPad Air 2 contains the first Apple SIM, letting you flip flop between carriers

At its iPad launch event Thursday, Apple made a big deal about the 20 LTE bands and super-fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi available in the new Air 2. But there …

Apple’s largest iMac desktop gets a retina display for the first time

Apple announces new hardware when it releases a new operating system to the public, and to coincide with OS X Yosemite — which is available for free …

Apple debuts the iPad Air 2 with a fingerprint scanner and better camera and processor

Apple updated its iPad line in an event at its campus on Thursday. Say hello to the iPad Air 2.<p>The iPad Air 2 sports a very similar design to the …

The iPad Air 2 is packing a blazing fast chip with three (yes, three) cores

Apple has said that the A8X processor powering the new iPad Air 2 is more powerful than the A8 processor in the iPhone 6, but hasn’t provided other …

Review roundup: iPad Air 2 is powerful and appealing, but iPad mini 3 is meh

Pre-orders for the new Apple iPad Air 2, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini 3 are arriving later this week and the first wave of reviews is already in. As …

First impressions of the iPad Air 2 from a current iPad Air owner

If you want the latest and greatest tablet Apple has to offer, you can now find the iPad Air 2 available on store shelves. Apple debuted the new …

Apple to sapphire supplier: “Put on your big boy pants and accept the agreement”

Since GT Advanced Technologies declared bankruptcy in early October, the vast majority of documents detailing its deal with Apple to supply sapphire …

Apple must answer for missing text messages, judge rules

A California woman, Adrienne Moore, who says she lost “countless” text messages after she switched from Apple’s iPhone to a Samsung Galaxy S5, can …

Running out of room on your iOS 8 device? How to manage local storage versus the cloud

Unlike the dramatic increases in hard drive storage required during the personal computer era, modern-day mobile devices are dependent more on …

Jury finds Apple didn’t harm consumers by adding DRM to iTunes

On Tuesday, an eight-person jury in Oakland resolved a class action suit by finding that Apple is not liable for harming consumers, bringing a nearly …

My year of the iPad: The wrap-up review

Earlier this year, I wrote about how I expected 2014 to be the Year of the iPad for me. In the article, I focused on two main things: music-making …

Report: Apple’s new MacBook Air will have a single next-gen USB port

The Apple Watch isn’t the only new product expected out of Cupertino in 2015. Apple’s also been preparing a new 12-inch MacBook Air, and according to …

MacBook Air

New Chrome for iOS looks nicer, supports Handoff

Apple iPhone and iPad owners are probably pretty happy with how most iOS apps look on their devices, but perhaps a second look at Chrome for iOS is …

Material Design

Apple reduces the amount of storage iOS updates require

Apple started pushing a iOS update to iPhones and iPads on Tuesday. It’s a small bump to version 8.1.3, so it won’t completely revamp your phone. …

Standardized Testing

Whistle Blowers tell of Mars Moon bases Alien Human combined Hybrid Space Program

Milton William "Bill" Cooper (May 6, 1943 – November 6, 2001) was an American conspiracy theorist, radio broadcaster, and author best known for his …

Looks like police in Chicago have a tricked out surveillance truck equipped with cell site simulators, a.k.a. Stingrays, that force nearby phones to send data to cops instead of to phone company cell towers. Did those cops get a warrant for that? Your tax dollars at work: Spying on people just because they demand that the government’s agents stop killing black people. UPDATE: Anonymous has released a video featuring what appear to be Chicago police radio transmissions revealing police wiretapping of organizers’ phones at the protests last night the day after Thanksgiving, perhaps using a stingray. The transmissions pointing to real-time wiretapping involve the local DHS-funded spy ‘fusion’ center. Watch here https://privacysos.org/node/1609#update

Looks like police in Chicago have a tricked out surveillance truck equipped with cell site simulators, a.k.a. Stingrays, that force nearby phones to …

Surveillance

10 Steps To Conquering Information Overload

We’ve all heard the phrase “information overload.”<p>It reminds us of tweets, texts, emails, the endless stream of interesting articles on Facebook, those viral videos we can’t help but click on, the numerous phone photos and videos we take, Secret posts, fleeting Snapchat photos and more.<p>But actually …

The US Marshals are scanning millions of American phones with fly-by cell towers

Federal agencies have a new way to find people. According to a new report from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, the US Marshals service has been scooping up Americans' cell phone information by planting fake cell tower devices on board small airplanes. The device, known as an IMSI catcher, sorts through the …

I almost killed someone with a drone

I flew the Phantom a couple of times the first day without incident. There was a lot of wind, and I didn’t feel comfortable taking it above 100 feet. I’ve flown the unit much higher than that before, but in much nicer weather. I was also having some trouble with the GPS lock. The light would go …