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Chinese government hackers are coming for your cloud. Heres how to stop them

Putter Panda is coming for the data in your cloud.<p>Panda is thought to be a hacker working for Chinese signals intelligence. More specifically, China’s People Liberation Army, 3rd Department, 12th Bureau, Unit 61486. Panda and the unit was unmasked by ‘Net intelligence outfit Crowdstrike on …

Beats goes after runners, gym goers with new Bluetooth ear buds

Headphone maker Beats Electronics is launching a $200 pair of wireless ear buds that the company says would survive six days of sweaty, hour-long workouts without needing a recharge.<p>Athletes are already among the most prominent users of the earmuff-like, single-side-cord Beats headphones. It's hard …

The Lenovo K920 makes your phone look puny

Unless you sport something like the Xperia Z Ultra or the Ascend Mate2 (which just launched in the US for $299), there’s a good chance your current phone will look entirely inadequate when put aside Lenovo’s newest beast, the K920.<p>Also known as the Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro, the K920 is a 6-inch hunk of …

Hope you like tobacky! Microsoft grows its data center site in Virginia

Microsoft’s got a cloud business to expand.<p>The tech giant has decided to grow its data center footprint in Mecklenburg County, Va., shelling out more than $346 million in the process, according to a statement yesterday from the office of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe.<p>Fun Virginia fact: Mecklenburg …

High-speed maglev toys are coming in 2015

Takara Tomy promised us that maglev technology would make its way to playsets next year, when we spoke at this year's Tokyo Toy Show. It had two very different toys on hand, one a train that the company claims can reach up to 600 KPH (relative to its scale, at least). To our untrained eyes, all we …

Expanding its reach, Mozilla touts Firefox OS apps running on Android

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Mozilla<p>Earlier this week, Mozilla talked about hardware with its expected $25 Firefox OS phone by year-end for India …

Parrot MiniDrones get US pricing, August release date

In case you missed it back at CES 2014, Parrot unveiled a new MiniDrone line to go along with its larger AR.Drone models such as the upcoming BeBop .<p>The Rolling Spider (pictured above) and Jumping Sumo (seen below) are the first two in the line and will be available by the end of August.<p>A …

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New Samsung Tablets Use Size and Screens to Take On iPads

Samsung has trotted out another round of tablets: The 8.4- and 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S line looks to take on the 7.9- and 9.7-inch iPads by offering …

Google set to launch a health-tracking platform called Google Fit

Not to be left behind by Apple, Google could soon launch its own health-tracking platform for mobile devices. <i>Forbes</i> reports that the search giant is working on a new service, tentatively called Google Fit, which will pull in data from third-party fitness wearables and health apps and combine them …

Boulder lost out on Google Fiber because of Colorado’s anti-municipal broadband laws

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>The city of Boulder, Colorado has 100 miles of fiber optic cable it would like to see become part of a gigabit broadband …

Glympse grabs $12M to take real-time location sharing tech to the next level

Location sharing startup Glympse raised a fresh $12 million round of funding, the company announced today.<p>Glympse produces real-time location tracking/sharing technology that’s been integrated into cars, commercial airplanes, messaging applications, wearable gadgets, and more. For example, …