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As Paris reels, investigators piece together the attackers' stories

At 9:20 p.m. Friday, an explosion cracked through the raucous din of a soccer game at the Stade de France.<p>Outside, a terrorist with a suicide belt filled with shrapnel lay dead, and the mortally wounded passerby near him became the first victim of a coordinated act of terrorism that would be the …

Google Is Designing a New System to Make Your Email More Secure

For anyone who missed a recent technical conference in Japan dedicated to “Internet measurement,” here’s some good news that came out of the …

Google Announces Cellular Support For Android Wear Watches

It won’t exactly come as a shock to those involved in the world of Android wearable devices, but Google has today announced that Android Wear will be …

Meet the Guy Who Sells Star Wars Heels for $300

Dan Sullivan talks about his customers, his craziest designs, and how exactly he incorporated a flashing lightsaber and Darth Vader sound effects into a pair of shoes.<p>Describing the shoes Dan Sullivan designs as "eccentric" would be to do him a disservice. his shoes look like they were designed by …

T-Mobile announces Binge On, a free video streaming service that doesn't use up your data

John Legere took the stage at today’s Uncarrier X event Los Angeles to announce its plan to change the way each of us consume video on our mobile devices. Well, each of us that are T-Mobile subscribers anyway.<p>The announcement had a heavy video focus and featured the arrival of a new feature that …

The Supreme Court Just Made Police Shootings a Messier Problem

By undermining the Fourth Amendment.<p>It was the opinion of the sage of Archey Road, Martin Dooley, that <i>"No matther whether th' constitution follows h' flag or not, th' Supreme Coort follows th' election returns."</i> This clearly is still true, but it's also clear that the present Supreme Court doesn't …

This smartwatch keyboard could be a QWERTY killer

As the smartwatch market grows, so will the range of apps for them. Keyboards, for instance, are still developing – smartwatches’ small screens make …

Headphones

T-Mobile Will Let Customers Stream HBO, Netflix and ESPN Without Racking Up Data Charges

John Legere knows how to get attention.<p>T-Mobile will allow some subscribers to stream video from 24 popular services without burning through their data caps.<p>The nation’s third-largest wireless carrier is looking to gain competitive advantage over rivals Sprint, AT&T and Verizon by giving its …

Policing for Profit Visualized: How Big Is Civil Forfeiture?

Policing

NSA ordered to stop collecting phone records in largely symbolic ruling

A federal judge ruled today that the National Security Agency (NSA) must cease collecting the phone records of California attorney J.J. Little and others at his legal practice.<p>The victory follows the growing sentiment that NSA data collection methods violate constitutionally-protected freedoms to …

Federal judge orders NSA to halt phone surveillance program

A federal judge has ruled against the NSA’s controversial collection of Americans’ phone records. The program was set to expire by the end of the …

What If Mexico Legalizes Marijuana?

A Supreme Court ruling signals it’s possible. But pot is the least of Mexico’s problems.<p>Members of the pot club that won the right to grow and use marijuana in Mexico through a historic Supreme Court ruling on November 4 have no intention of ever lighting up a joint.<p>The group, the Society for …

Cannabis

Police union threatens 'surprise' for Quentin Tarantino

Citizens of the World's Two Biggest Carbon Polluting Nations Say "Meh" to Climate Change

A report from the Pew Research Centersays concern about climate change among Chinese citizens has plummeted in the past five years. Cool, cool—China …

Mexico court ruling opens door to recreational pot use

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that growing, possessing and smoking marijuana for recreation is legal under the right to …

Four People Just Became The First — And Only — Mexicans Allowed To Grow Weed

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — A small group of Mexicans are permitted to grow and smoke their own marijuana for the first time, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, cracking the door open to widespread legalization in the country.<p>The four people who brought the case to the Supreme Court are, for now, the …

Mexico City

‘Intrusive’ and ‘secretive’: ACLU obtains government docs on Stingray surveillance

The ACLU has acquired the Justice Department’s guidelines on the use of Stingray technology, showing the surveillance tools are capable of tracking …

The phablet of smartwatches is shipping next year

The phablet was a monstrosity until everyone had one — can the phablet of the smartwatch world pull off the same transformation? The short answer is "No, not right now," but that doesn't mean people aren't trying. The latest company to have a go at reinventing the Pip-Boy is Rufus Labs, which has …

Wearable Tech

Apple May Have To Stop Selling iPhone In The UK If Surveillance Law Passes

I know, that headline is quite the starting point, but stay with me here, there’s some possibility in this. First, here’s the tweet from Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales which inspired me to write this:<p>Here’s the deal. The UK government is trying to pass legislation that will prevent anyone from using …

Selling

Court Says Threatening to Arrest for Recording Police Violates First Amendment

A District Court in California recently said that the act of threatening to arrest a person solely for recording police officers is a clear violation …

City Politics

In 2012, Ross Ulbricht Apparently Asked for Help Recovering 40,000 Lost Bitcoins

And it worked!<p>While Ross Ulbricht, convicted creator of the drug marketplace Silk Road, starts his sentence, internet sleuths are still digging through the blockchain, looking for other stories to tell around the site's history.<p>Now, a pair of investigators may have discovered a previously unknown …

Police backlash puts pressure on Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'

NEW YORK (AP) — Calls by police groups to boycott Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight" are putting pressure on one of December's most anticipated …

T-Mobile announces new 4G LTE CellSpot, offering LTE signal from Wi-Fi wherever you want it

John Legere took to Twitter in a surprisingly short and subdued Tweetstorm just a short while ago to announce a new move the ‘Uncarrier’ is making this week. Ahead of its Uncarrier X event, T-Mo’s extraverted chief announced that the wireless carrier is now offering a personal 4G LTE CellSpot to …

4G LTE

Rand Paul To Young People: Treat Free College Like Somebody's Offering You Heroin

Rand Paul says young people should treat offers of free college like heroin.<p>The Republican presidential candidate and Kentucky senator made the comments on Friday to Iowa radio host Jeff Angelo, arguing that America's youth should think about "what is free and what is a drug, an addicting drug like …

Rand Paul

Here’s how to get a new iPad for $0 down on T-Mobile

If you’ve been weighing the pros and cons of splurging on a new iPad, T-Mobile now has one more pro to add to your list. Through its Jump on Demand program, customers can get a 16GB iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 4 for $0 down. The iPad Air 2 will cost $26 per month after that and the iPad mini 4 will …

Apple

T-Mobile is still turning the mobile world on its head, smashing all rival carriers

T-Mobile released its third-quarter earnings report on Tuesday and despite some investor angst about missing its EPS consensus estimate, it’s clear …

T-Mobile

The Impact of Data in the Oil and Gas Industry

Worldwide demand for oil and gas is growing; it’s expected to reach over 94 million barrels per day by the end of 2015.1 In response, most companies in the oil and gas industry plan to invest the same amount or more in digital technologies now and in the future.2 Digital technologies can help …