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Silk Road 2.0 statement promises 'a brand new era for hidden services'

A new statement claiming to be from the founder of Silk Road 2.0 arrived on both Silk Road forums and Pastebin today, detailing the new Tor-powered security procedures that owners say will keep users entirely anonymous. "This overhaul marks the dawn of a brand new era for hidden services," the …

Google updates Glass with calendar search and customized directions

Now that anyone (well, anyone with an invitation) with a spare $1,500 can get their very own Google Glass, the folks in Mountain View have thoughtfully released a software update for the famous wearable. We're frankly surprised Glass owners weren't able to do this before, but you can now look up …

Meet Context, The New Photo Texting App All The Cool Kids Are Using

There are a number of apps out there seeking to displace SMS as the primary mode of communications between mobile users — there’s MessageMe, Line, WeChat, WhatsApp and others. And, of course, there’s Snapchat, which has built a big, booming following around photo messaging. Well, there’s another …

Over 150 million breached records from Adobe hack have surfaced online

Things aren't getting much better for Adobe after the company endured a major security breach last month. If you believe the Sophos Naked Security blog, things may be far worse than originally thought. Adobe's initial estimate was that information on nearly 3 million user accounts was compromised …

The Mission Of Microsoft And Bing Is The Evolution of Search

When people think of modern day search they think of Google, which is a bit of a problem if you are competing against Mountain View’s search technology. At the very least, Microsoft have a known name in Bing but as Stefan Weitz, Senior Director of Search at Microsoft told me last week when we sat …

Samsung and Intel's budding Android competitor won't come to Smart TVs anytime soon

Looking forward to a unified ecosystem of Tizen-based devices? Hold your breath: the fledgling Android-competitor's roll out isn't picking up any steam. Speaking at the Smart TV Global Summit this week, Samsung's Kim Hyun-seok played down the OS' television rollout. "We've seen much progress in the …

Google Is Banning All Chrome Add-Ons That Don't Come From Its Chrome Web Store

Unsanctioned add-ons will be banned beginning in January.<p>Add-ons, which are also called extensions, are little apps that add extra functions to the browser. For instance, they can let you post stuff from the Web to your social media accounts or create to-do lists, etc.<p>Sometimes a cloud service will …

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Even Google Isn't Sure What Their Barges Are For

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In addition to the company's statement, the <i>San Francisco Chronicle</i> got its hands on the proposal …

Google Security Engineers Take To Plus To Blast NSA

Google’s official response to a Washington Post report last month that the NSA was taking advantage of links in its and Yahoo’s data centers where data traveled unencrypted to intercept that data was one of tempered anger. “We are outraged at the lengths to which the government seems to have gone …

'Anonymous' hacks Singapore Prime Minister's website

<b>Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's official website has been hacked by people claiming to be members of the hacking group Anonymous.</b><p>The attack comes a day after Mr Lee said he would track down the group.<p>He made the comments after a person claiming to be part of the group posted an online …

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Here are five especially neat things the Xbox One can do

The Xbox One that you snag on November 22nd (or thereafter) does some pretty neat stuff besides just playing video games: live TV, NFL fantasy league and voice commands for <i>everything</i>. But that's all bigger-picture stuff. Some of the coolest things that the Xbox One does are in the details, many of …

Microsoft announces Xbox One entertainment app lineup

Yesterday Sony announced what entertainment-centric apps would be featured on the PlayStation 4 at launch, and now it's time for the Xbox One to get the same treatment. Microsoft has detailed the different TV, video service, and streaming apps that will be available on the console for each of the …

Nokia's 6-inch Lumia 1520 launches on November 22nd alongside Xbox One

Microsoft mistakenly kicked off pre-orders for Nokia’s Lumia 1520 earlier this week with a promise of a November 15th release, but the 6-inch handset is actually arriving on November 22nd. Both AT&T and Microsoft are now accepting pre-orders for the Lumia 1520 with a release set for the same day as …

Gogo Text & Talk lets you send texts and make calls in-flight, using your own phone number (hands-on)

It's not as if in-flight calling is a novel idea: Numerous airlines have given it a shot, and the US government has emphatically put the kibosh on it. Until now, however, making voice calls from 30,000 feet has often required that airlines retrofit their aircraft with additional equipment -- a …

iPad explodes in Vodafone store, forces customers to evacuate -- report

An iPad that was demoed at a Vodafone store in Australia burst into flames, according to a report.<p>A Vodafone store in Canberra, Australia was running an iPad demo model that caused a "burst of flames" earlier this week, according to a Vodafone spokesperson, speaking to News.com.au in an interview …

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C.I.A. is said to pay AT&T for call data

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You can be 007 as Ready SIM launches data-only plan to access the mobile Internet anonymously

If you value your privacy on mobile devices, Roam Mobility has a product called Ready SIM for you. The Vancouver, Canada-based company has launched a new data-only plan that enables people to use the mobile Internet via a 4G data network without revealing their identity.<p>Ready SIM has built a system …

Limited edition Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod to ship in December

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Tired of waiting for the latest Android(s goog) updates to make their way to your phone? You can always buy a Nexus. But soon …

Somehow, Pebble is making a better smartwatch than gadget giants like Samsung and Sony

Samsung is a multibillion company with 425,000 employees and a massive supply chain. Pebble is 40-strong and fueled by $10 million in Kickstarter money.<p>So you might be surprised at which one is making the better smartwatch.<p>On Wednesday, Pebble unveiled the latest steps in its effort to take over …

Oppo’s First Cyanogen-Modded Smartphone Will Launch In December

As much as I love stock Android sometimes you just need something <i>different</i>, and that’s essentially been the guiding mission of the folks over at Cyanogen Inc.<p>They’ve made plenty of strides with their customized version of Android over the past few months, but now they’re on the verge of a big …

BlackBerry reportedly refused to break up company despite interest from Apple, Microsoft

Back when BlackBerry was still on the market, some expected that the struggling company would ultimately be broken up and "sold for parts." But according to Reuters, BlackBerry's board roundly rejected this possibility, despite interest from several major competitors. Google, Microsoft, and even …

Facepalm: new program lands facial recognition software in cops' hands

'This pilot program is putting metadata to use in the field in real time.'<p>When San Diego police detain criminal suspects, they don’t only rely on Q&As to extract information about the person in cuffs. Using new facial recognition technology, San Diego police can now match field images with about …

YouTube Founder Says What We're All Thinking About Google+

Stop trying to make Google+ happen. It's not going to happen.<p>Google's perpetual insistence upon shoving its social network down everyone's throats has finally reached a boiling point. YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim came out of the woodwork to post his first comment in eight years on the …

Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

After 30 years, lost 'Steve Jobs Time Capsule' finally recovered

Buried, and lost, in an Aspen field in 1983, the 13-foot-long tube contained, among other things, the mouse from Jobs' Lisa computer. Now, thanks to the TV show "Diggers," it's been found.<p>We can assume that Steve Jobs' 30-year-old mouse is in good condition. But what about the six pack of beer?<p>In …

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10 Fresh Fonts for 2013

Looking for a fresh font for summer that is staying with the latest print and web design trends for 2013? We've gone through an hand selected some of …

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Customizable phones like the proposed Phonebloks system could have replaceable battery, camera, processor, antenna modules so that a smartphone could be upgraded as technology changes, or repaired easily if something breaks. http://cbc.sh/21nVfOl The CBC's Dan Misener looks at why the smartphone's future may be modular.