Anthony Orttel

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Switching To Gmail May Leave Reporters' Sources At Risk

In the digital world, almost everything you do to communicate leaves a trace. Often, emails are stored on servers even after they're deleted. Phone calls create logs detailing which numbers connected, when and for how long. Your mobile phone can create a record of where you are.<p>If you're a …

Apple Needs To Regain Command Of Smartphone Buzz

It has been well documented that Android has captured about 80% of the smartphone market while Apple’s share has dropped to 14% per Gartner’s June quarter survey down from 21% in the December quarter and 18% in the March quarter. Microsoft’s Windows came in third place for the first time displacing …

Exclusive: The Syrian Electronic Army Hacked The Washington Post Through Backdoor Phishing

By using a link-referral service called Outbrain, the Syrian Electronic Army dove into the Washington Post.<p>Today, the <i>Washington Post</i> (newly owned by Amazon's Jeff Bezos) posted a brief note admitting that certain pages on the Post's website had been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. The Syrian …

New Awesome Mammal In The Raccoon Family Found In South America

It's been right under our noses for years, and we never noticed it.<p>We don't discover new mammals very often, let alone new mammals in well-known families like Procyonidae (which includes the raccoons, coatis, and ringtails). So we are <i>very</i> pleased to introduce you all to the newest member of the …

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Human Emotion 7.3: Psychophysiology III (Specificity and Coherence)

Miracle material: the graphene revolution

The race is on to harness the potential of graphene, a substance that is harder than diamond, yet incredibly flexible, and the world’s best conductor of electricity.<p>Kostya Novoselov tends to wear an air of slight distraction. But when a problem or topic of conversation sparks his curiosity, his …

Nature's Showcase: Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks

Picture yourself surrounded by dramatic waterfalls and age-old forests. Stunning vistas abound. This is a world that seems untouched by mankind… …

National Parks

Snake Surgery

Open season on drones? Town split over licenses to hunt unmanned aircraft

Deputy Danny Norris of the Mesa County Sheriff's Office in Colorado, launching a Falcon drone off his shoulder during a test run. It is illegal to damage the property of the sheriff's office — and that would include shooting down its drones.<p>A town called Deer Trail, located an hour east of Denver, …

Drones

Montana Man 'Panhandling' to Buy Other Hunters Wolf Tags

A Montana man with a cardboard sign in hand is turning heads at the end of an interstate ramp. Using a panhandler's approach, the man hopes to raise …