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WikiLeaks' CIA hacking claims: How worried should you be?

WikiLeaks has set off an avalanche of alarming headlines with its publication of purported CIA documents.<p>Allegations that the U.S. agency has hacked into smartphones, laptops, and internet-connected TVs to spy on people around the world are enough to make anyone paranoid.<p>But security experts are …

Security

Escalating the Risky Fight with Russia

<i>Investigative reporter Robert Parry broke many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. You can buy his latest</i> …

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

How To Smoke Cigars

From early days Bond to Schwarzenegger at his prime, there’s no denying that cigars have played a significant role in the modern gentlemen’s …

Cigars

Here's How Much a StingRay Cell Phone Surveillance Tool Costs

It's a rare look into the pricing and packaging of the cellphone surveillance tech.<p>Rochester Police Department in New York responded to our Cell Site Simulator Census with a rare look into the pricing and packaging of the cellphone surveillance tech: a completely unredacted quote list of Harris …

Surveillance

Climate change in pictures: photographs from around the world show droughts, floods and melting ice

An exhibition of photographs showing the effects of climate change around the world is currently on display at the United Nations climate summit in …

Feds Concerned About Risk of Violence as Election Day Nears

Trump supporters held up Clinton "target practice" posters at a rally in Florida Monday, with a bulls-eye framing her face.<p>Two days earlier in Virginia Beach, one Trump backer hoisted a plastic Hillary Clinton head on a stick, while others waved target signs. And several weeks ago, two armed Trump …

Government

The top 10 gold producing mines in the world

This year, global production is expected to level out as project development budgets were slashed during the three-year gold bear market. But with gold prices rebounding, miners are in a good position to be much more profitable.<p>Below, explore and discover the world's top 10 gold producing mines.

Top 10

Newly Elected Philippine President Urges Public to Kill Drug Dealers

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president-elect has encouraged the public to help him in his war against crime, urging citizens with guns to shoot and kill drug dealers who resist arrest and fight back in their neighborhoods.<p>In a nationally televised speech late Saturday, Rodrigo Duterte …

Raspberry Pi Zero is a tiny computer that costs only $5

When Raspberry Pi first arrived in 2012, it was revolutionary not because of its computing power — although, for a credit card-sized PC, it was …