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How to Reset Apple's Thunderbolt Display

Apple's Thunderbolt Display, for myriad reasons, may not display an image from your Mac, recognize USB peripherals, connect to Ethernet, or power on whatsoever.<p>In many cases, the display is not broken. Before contacting Apple, follow these troubleshooting steps to see if you can reset your …

Operating Systems

TrueCrypt is safer than previously reported, detailed analysis concludes | Ars Technica

Fraunhofer Institute gives clean bill of health to crypto tool used by millions.<p>The TrueCrypt whole-disk encryption tool used by millions of privacy …

How cities are searching for solutions among massive mounds of data

In mid-2011, New York found itself gripped by a series of horrible tragedies: Five people, including several children, had died in blazes that broke out in overcrowded, decrepit apartments that were literally disasters waiting to happen.<p>Facing pressure from firefighters who risked their lives …

Smart Cities

These are the security measures NSA spies hate the most

It's tempting to imagine that few online safeguards will stop NSA surveillance in its tracks, but that's not true. A new leak from Edward Snowden's files reveals that there's a surprising number of ways to thwart these snoops, at least as of 2012. While you may already know that the NSA sees Tor's …

What you need to know about Tor and the hackers targeting it

There are a lot of tools online that claim to offer you total privacy. But when dealing with something like Internet anonymity, it's hard to be …

Radxa: The $100 Quad-Core ARM Raspberry Pi Alternative

Many will think of the Raspberry Pi or BeagleBone Black when considering a DIY project running Linux. But if you want to do some CPU-heavy work in …

Raspberry Pi