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The beginners guide to breaking website security with nothing more than a Pineapple

You know how security people get all uppity about SSL this and SSL that? Stuff like posting creds over HTTPS isn’t enough, you have to load login …

Syria: John Kerry says Russia talks 'constructive’

John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, has said talks with Russia on the Syrian crisis are “constructive” after he and Sergei Lavrov agreed to set a date for a UN peace conference before the end of the month.<p>Speaking after a joint session with Mr Lavrov and Lakhdar Brahimi, the UN Special Envoy, Mr …

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Google accelerates encryption project

Google has kicked into high gear a plan to encrypt data sent between its data centers, in the wake of the National Security Agency spying scandal.<p>The Washington Post reports that Google's plan was devised last year, but was put on the front burner to help safeguard the company's reputation in the …

Early Samsung Smartwatch Reviewers Are Not Impressed

The early reviews are in, and few seem thrilled with the Galaxy Gear, the so-called smartwatch that the South Korean electronics giant Samsung announced this week.<p>The Galaxy Gear syncs with your Samsung Galaxy smartphone -- only one model for now, which we'll get to later -- and allows you to make …

GetGlue for iPhone's redesigned TV guide adds VOD and streaming video listings

GetGlue is continuously massaging its socially connected app for TV watchers, and the latest update reflects some of the ways TV viewership is changing. Like Foursquare's recent changes, after an initial focus on check-ins and sharing, the new updates are all about helping users figure out what …

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Robbie Keane: Loss will kill Irish hopes

Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane believes his nation's World Cup dream will die if Sweden win at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Friday …

Mesut Ozil Gives First Arsenal Interview Since His Transfer from Real Madrid

Arsenal signing Mesut Ozil arrived from Real Madrid at the transfer window deadline, breaking the club's record fee in the process.<p>His signing represented a notable coup for Arsene Wenger and the Gunners. After years of criticism for their perceived reticence to spend in the transfer market, …

Unseen pictures to feature in David Bailey show at National Portrait Gallery

David Bailey is to take over most of the National Portrait Gallery's ground floor next year when he exhibits more than 250 photographs that span from some of the defining images of the swinging sixties to travelling in the Naga Hills of India.<p>The gallery announced on Thursday details of what is one …

Buster Posey Injury: Updates on Giants Catcher's Finger, Potential Return Date

What was initially thought to be merely a bruised finger for San Francisco Giants star Buster Posey has just took a turn for the worse, as manager Bruce Bochy confirmed X-rays showed his catcher suffered a fracture to his right ring finger.<p>According to Andrew Baggarly of Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, …

T-Mobile to launch Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Gear on October 2nd

If your carrier preference is tinged magenta, you'll be able to get Samsung's latest hardware combo October 2nd. The Galaxy Note 3 will cost $199 down plus $21 a month for 24 months on T-Mobile's Simple Choice plan, while the Galaxy Gear smartwatch carries its standard price of $299. Pre-orders …

Dell To Expand Number of Stores Selling Ubuntu Laptops in China

Ubuntu Dell Laptops in China<p><b>Dell are to more than double the number of its Chinese retail stores stocking Ubuntu-loaded laptops, Canonical has</b> …