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How the NSA nearly destroyed the internet

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and the other tech titans have had to fight for their lives against their own government. An exclusive look inside their …

CES 2014: Surviving the vehicle tech of the future

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1041000/1041890_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518125459_ce5275bb56ad1ee47c506da90326f3a6<p><b>Writing about technology must be one of the safest trades it is possible to pursue.</b><p>Until today.<p>I'm about to confront the future head on. I'm …

Toshiba cares not for 4K, has an ultra-wide 5K TV ready for CES

4K? Pah, Toshiba's already working on something, you know, <i>one better</i>. One of our eagle-eyed readers sent in this picture of a "5K" extra-wide UHD TV on the show floor. Of course, like LG's 5K model, this is really just a 4K TV with a thousand extra pixels tacked on at the edges, but the plain …

Google Glass prescription frames said to start at $99

Rochester Optical is said to debut its prescription frames for the wearable tech in less than two weeks, and apparently they'll come in an array of styles.<p>Wearing<p>Google Glasscould be an issue for users that don't have 20/20 vision, but it's looking like this problem is being handled. Rochester …

Tim Draper Wants To Split California Into Pieces And Turn Silicon Valley Into Its Own State

TechCrunch has learned about noted technology investor Tim Draper’s plan to split California into six separate states, including a Northern California slice appropriately named “Silicon Valley.”<p>Draper shared his vision with TechCrunch tonight. He says he’s submitting a polished version to the …

Intel planning future 18-core processor: report

Intel is reportedly planning an 18-core version of its next-generation server and workstation processors, and is also working on ultra-low-Wattage …

Computer Hardware

Obad was the nastiest piece of Android malware discovered in 2013

In a recent end of year summary published by antivirus company Kaspersky Labs, the firm officially named Obad as its Villain of the Year 2013.<p>Obad was discovered during the summer and it was quickly recognized as a sophisticated piece of malware. The technical name for the Trojan is …

Kaspersky Lab

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Everything you need to know about the YouTube copyright crisis and why you should care

At the center of this week's confusing thicket of news and outrage surrounding YouTube video game copyright sweep is a very simple issue.<p>It's about freedom-of expression and the ability of critics, commentators and journalists to speak to large numbers of people without fear of reprisals or …

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

Time Machines: NASA goes virtual at CES

<i>Welcome to Time Machines, where we offer up a selection of mechanical oddities, milestone gadgets and unique inventions to test out your tech-history skills. In the weeks leading up to the biggest gadget show on Earth, we'll be offering a special look at relics from CES' past.</i><p>Our willingness to …

Edward Snowden, The Dark Prophet

To avoid surveillance, the first four Americans to visit Edward Snowden in Moscow carried no cell phones or laptops. They flew coach on Delta from …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

Meet Leo, The Lightweight New Way To Send Self-Destructing Messages

There are a number of ephemeral messaging apps out there (some might say too many), all of which are trying to give their users the ability to send self-destructing text messages or photos or videos, or some combination of the three. But those apps aren’t always intuitive, and that sometimes leads …

The Deltaprintr 3D Printer Nearly Sells Out On Kickstarter In Less Than A Week

What do you do when your school can’t afford a 3D printer? If you’re Shai Schechter and Andrey Kovalev you build one yourself. Their printer, called Deltaprintr, has just launched on Kickstarter and the pair has already hit $102,000 out of a $195,000 goal. Their goal is to create an inexpensive, …

A gorgeous, colorful look at the cellphone signals we never see

Invisible signals are all around us, and now we can finally see what we've been missing. Data visualization artist Nickolay Lamm created psychedelic images of the cellphone signals that live in the air, but are invisible to us.<p>At first glance, the visualizations look like tiny mountains illuminated …

Homeless 'Journeyman Hacker' Launches Eco-Friendly Mobile App

Leo Grand, by his own admission, didn't know the first thing about computer programming four months ago. The 37-year-old man was living on the …

NSA said to use Google cookies to track surveillance targets

Same bits of code used by advertisers to track consumer behavior is used to help locate targets for government hacking and surveillance, the Washington Post reports.<p>The same Web browser cookies used to track consumers on the Internet are being used by the National Security Agency to track …

Dark Matter May Have Already Been Found, Researchers Say

The mysterious dark matter that makes up most of the matter in the universe may already have been detected with superconducting circuits, researchers say.<p>Dark matter is currently one of the greatest mysteries in the cosmos — an invisible substance thought to make up five-sixths of all matter in the …

NSA reportedly leveraging Google cookies and leaked mobile location data to identify hacking targets

You know those cookies web services use to track your history and serve up personalized ads? It appears that the government is using them too. The National Security Agency is apparently leveraging a Google-specific cookie to tap into the computers of suspicious users, according to presentation …