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Soundrop listening rooms to shut down after Spotify kills its app platform

If you haven't fired up Spotify in a while, we have some big news for you: the service silently killed its App Finder platform for desktop in late October, and future versions of the client will remove the feature along with its library of apps. Because of that, Soundrop, a popular Spotify app, is …

US government is using planes to spy on cell phones, suck up data

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Mark Harky via Flickr CC<p>It’s the sort of thing that makes you want to hide in a cave with a tin foil hat: a new report …

New India death blamed on same antibiotics used in sterilisation camp

Any Easy Password Can Help Hackers And The Feds

Jeremy Hammond is currently serving 10 years in Manchester Federal Prison for his cyber attacks. He thinks the feds tracked him down because he used his cat's name in his password.<p>Transcript<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne, And I mean, how many times have you heard that you …

Microsoft promises a Windows 10 update for all Lumia Windows Phone 8 owners

Microsoft announced Windows 10 in September 2014, and while we know it will be released next year, we don’t know what current Windows Phone handsets …

Windows Phone

Securing your private messages with cryptography apps and services for iOS and OS X

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Credit: Maksim Kabakou<p>Sending secure messages, know also as cryptography, has been a part of our collective history for …

Information Systems

If Wearables Are Going to Grow Up, Games Might Point the Way

In tech circles, the buzz around wearable computing, already a multi-billion dollar market, has never been louder. No one wants to miss the boat if …

Wearable Tech