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Exclusive - Secret contract tied NSA and security industry pioneer | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - As a key part of a campaign to embed encryption software that it could crack into widely used computer products, the U.S. National Security Agency arranged a secret $10 million (£6 million) contract with RSA, one of the most influential firms in the computer security …

These are the 5 best Wii U and 3DS games so far

We have chronicled the sad tale of the Wii U ever since it launched last year. Nintendo failed to get the word out, and in turn the public failed to …

Atheer and Meta Want You to Touch Your Apps in Midair

Touchscreens have become <i>so</i> 2007, the wearable computing crowd chants. The next big thing for how we interact with our technology, they say, might be …

The NSA’s rough week just got even worse

Back in August, not long after Edward Snowden began leaking details about NSA surveillance programs, President Obama created a panel to review the …

How to steal Bitcoin in three easy steps

Earlier this month, someone pulled off the largest heist in the history of Bitcoin, the virtual currency that approximates cash on the internet. The illegal drug bazaar Sheep Marketplace was plundered, either by hackers or insiders, and about $100 million worth of the currency was stolen from …

Ask a Mechanic: Replacing bearings and overhauling hubs

Why learning to fix your bike makes riding it a richer experience—and why you should never, ever carpet-tape your tire to your rim: http://ow.ly/rVchw

Ask a Mechanic: Truing wheels

Specialized Roubaix trademark legal threat may backfire as Fuji weighs in

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>BikeRadar</i><i>.</i><p>Specialized's attempt to defend the trademark "Roubaix" in Canada against a bike shop in Calgary has …

Veterans

A couple short sessions with a kettlebell each week can help you build explosive strength for cycling: http://ow.ly/rch6n

To keep your bike in top condition, remember these 10 numbers: http://ow.ly/rajrW

Bitcoin payments with a simple tap? Multi-purpose nio Card gets added functionality

A British startup called Bluenio has revealed what it claims is the world’s first Bitcoin payment smartcard – or at least it will be if no others …

Fresh details of Wiggins-Froome spat revealed in Walsh's new book

New details of the rift between Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome during the 2012 Tour de France are forthcoming in David Walsh’s new book.<p><i>Inside Team</i> …

Sagan, Rodriguez linked to Alonso’s team that will debut for 2015 season

MILAN (VN) — Formula One star Fernando Alonso wants to debut in cycling with a dream team. He will present his project on the 2014 Tour de France’s …

Tour time: 16 years on the sport’s biggest race

Tour de France press officer Philippe Sudres slammed his palm on the table inside the press room for the Grand Départ of the 1996 Tour de France: …

PulseOn, A Wearable Tech Startup Spun Out Of Nokia, Says It Has The Most Accurate Heart Monitor In The World

During Tero Mennader's five-year stint at Nokia, he worked on developing a piece of now-patented technology for incredibly accurate, "beat-to-beat" heart rate measurement.<p>Just last year, Mennader spun out the idea from Nokia to create PulseOn.<p>PulseOn is a heart rate monitor that you wear on your …

Exclusive interview with Johan Bruyneel

Apart from the occasional blog on his own website, Johan Bruyneel has been virtually invisible over the last 18 months. Wrapped up in several legal …

Cycling

Bruyneel: I'm pretty much done with cycling

Former US Postal Service team manager Johan Bruyneel has acknowledged that he is unlikely to work in cycling again, saying that he is “pretty much …

Cycling

Mogl Founder's Ambitious Plan to End Hunger with an App

Mogl today launched version 2.0 of its restaurant rewards app with a renewed focus on ending hunger in the US.<p>The app works by allowing customers to register their credit cards in order to earn 10 percent cash back when eating out. Users then select how much of their rewards they’d like to donate …

Cycling in Maui: beaches, volcanoes and silky-smooth roads

Think of Hawaii and your first thoughts are likely to be of surf breaks, grass skirts, and pineapples. And if you are planning a trip to Hawaii …

Former riders speak of threats, intimidation by Verbruggen

Although he has adamantly denied assisting in covering up doping, the Dutch press has amassed more anecdotal evidence that former UCI president Hein …

Cycling

Google building Spark, a Web-based development tool

Google likes Web apps, but one area where native software remains dominant is programming tools. A Google project called Spark that came to light Thursday could change that.<p>Spark is a Web-based IDE (integrated development environment) that runs in a browser for developers writing Chrome apps, …

Software

Before You Take Another Selfie in the Name of Personal Branding, Read This

I know. You have an image to keep up! Your public demands more information! Still, take a pause before you post.<p>The guy who sat down beside me noticed my shirt and said, "Hey, are you a cyclist?"<p>"I like to ride bikes, but I wouldn't call myself a cyclist," I said. "I'm nowhere near that …

Personal Branding

Pogoplug packages Tor for the masses with the $49 Safeplug

Tor, the top privacy tool for online activists and miscreants alike, is about to jump into the mainstream.<p>Or at least that’s what Pogoplug thinks. The hardware company, better known for its cloud storage devices, has unveiled SafePlug, a $49 box that it hopes will make it easier for more people to …

Joe Dombrowski talks about a year of hard knocks

Yahoo Will Follow Google In Encrypting Data Center Traffic, Customer Data Flow By Q1 ’14

Yahoo has announced this morning that it will make all traffic flowing between its data centers encrypted by Q1 of 2014. This follows moves by other companies like Google to do so after recent revelations about the NSA’s data gathering sparked concern and outrage.<p>Yahoo’s announcement, made by CEO …

How to become a better climber | CyclingTips

Having coached cyclists for the past 15-20 years, I can’t count the number of times I’ve been asked “how can I climb faster?”. For those embarking on …