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EXPERT: Internet For Our Kids To Be 'Fundamentally Less Awesome'

"I am gravely doubtful that our kids and grandkids are going to have an Internet and cyber space that is fundamentally as awesome as the one that we had," he said. "It's probably going to be less free, less secure, and less resilient than the one that we had."<p>Through a combination of espionage and …

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Adobe Releases Lightroom 5 Beta, Free To Use Until June 30

- Apr 15, 2013<p>The next version of Lightroom is coming soon. Adobe announced today that it was releasing a free beta of Lightroom 5, which will be …

How Exercise And Other Activities Beat Back Dementia

The numbers are pretty grim: More than half of all 85-year-olds suffer some form of dementia.<p>But here's the good news: Brain researchers say there are ways to boost brain power and stave off problems in memory and thinking.<p>In other words, brain decline is not necessarily an inevitable part of …

Digital Drills: The Monster Machines that Mine Bitcoin

Bitcoin! It's everywhere right now. Its value is dropping, spiking, dropping again. More and more new converts are hopping in, buying a few coins and …

Sports News & Articles – Scores, Pictures, Videos - ABC News

Don’t talk about it, be about it. That’s what @Mobil1 is doing on their #Go20K Road Trip. Check us hanging in L.A.… https://t.co/o1wLQlPoEn<p>4 minutes …

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Explosions at Boston Marathon Kill 3 — Now, a 'Potential Terrorist Investigation'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The FBI has taken over "a potential terrorist investigation," FBI special agent in charge Richard …

Coachella 2013: Phoenix Bring Out R. Kelly for Triumphant Headlining Set

Phoenix pulled off a major Coachella surprise on Saturday, but it wasn’t the Daft Punk cameo that festival-goers had been buzzing over: About …

Coachella Festival: days two and three - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/music/gallery/2013/apr/15/coachella-festival-day-one<p>720<p>Grimes, Janelle Monae and the Wu-Tang clan were among those who …

Coachella festival 2013 day three: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nick Cave, Grimes – review

When veterans talk about Coachella, there are two things that keep them going back: the music, obviously, but the weather, too. Having never been to …

US budget has NASA planning to capture an asteroid, USAF reviving DSCOVR (video)

Many have lamented the seeming decline of the US space program. While we're not expecting an immediate return to the halcyon days, the President's proposed federal budget for fiscal 2014 could see some renewed ambition. NASA's slice of the pie includes a plan that would improve detection of …

WSJ: Microsoft's next generation of Surface tablets includes a 7-inch version

Wonder what a Nexus 7 / Kindle Fire / iPad Mini fighter from Microsoft would look like? You may find out soon, as the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> has just posted a "breaking news" alert that it's heard Microsoft is developing a new lineup of Surface tablets (which it's confirmed before) including a 7-inch …

Hacker claims he can remotely hijack airplanes using an Android app

Hugo Teso, a security consultant who also happens to be a trained commercial pilot, says he's developed an Android app that can make an airliner "dance to his tune" by attacking its flight management systems. The hack was demoed at this year's Hack In The Box conference in Amsterdam, where Teso …

Nokia outs firmware for Lumia 620, 820 and 920 for better touch, camera action

Owners of Nokia's Lumia 620, 820 and 920 are getting some firmware joy as the Swedish Finnish firm just released a new update for the Windows Phone 8 handsets. It'll bring improved auto screen brightness / touch screen functionality, camera fixes, enhanced Bluetooth headset functionality and …

Nokia patent application outs Surface-esque 'apparatus cover with keyboard'

Apparently Nokia's interested in Microsoft's tablet cover <i>slash</i> keyboard market, filing a patent application today with the US Patent and Trade Organization for an "apparatus cover with keyboard." The description is what gives us that distinctly Surface feeling, which calls the "apparatus" a "cover" …

Google's Inactive Account Manager secures your digital existence after you kick the bucket

If you're worried about what will happen to your mounds of digital data when you pass away, Google has just announced a feature for keeping said libraries secure. The outfit's Inactive Account Manager allows users to set time out periods of three, six, nine or 12 months for inactivity before …

Afternoon Wrap: April 11, 2013

Stocks advanced today with the Dow and S&P 500 climbing to record highs, on the heels on a report that showed a larger-than-expected drop in weekly jobless claims. The number of Americans filing first-time unemployment benefits dropped 42,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 346,000, according to …

Risk On, Baby! Record High Stocks Stoke Investor Demand

Once upon a time, three-and-a-half long weeks ago, there was fear that the world was unraveling, the markets were set to crash, the tiny euro zone …

Google Glass Explorer Edition to Ship This Month

Google Glass, those futuristic, Internet-connected glasses that show digital information right in front of your eyes, is almost ready for the …

Choosing a Smartphone: It’s Not Just About Who Makes It

Apple (AAPL) may be able to rely on a loyal iPhone fan base, but as the number of smartphone users grows, Samsung will be the main beneficiary in …

Steve Case: Don’t Look at Immigration as a ‘Problem’

As Internet pioneers go, Steve Case, the co-founder of America Online, tends to keep a lower profile than most. “I’m willing to be out front, …