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Cops Could Force Open Your iPhone X Using FaceID, ACLU Warns

Civil-rights group warns that cops will likely be able to force you to unlock your $999 phone and expose all of your secrets unless you switch off …

In A Case That Is 'Almost Impossible,' Girl Dies Of Malaria In Italy

A 4-year-old girl has died of malaria in Italy, where the disease is thought to have been wiped out. Troubled health officials are looking for answers.<p>The girl was taken to the hospital Saturday in her Alpine hometown of Trento after she developed a high fever, according to the Italian newspaper,</i> …

Top House Intelligence Committee member: Trump is being 'dishonest' about Russia ties

Rep. Adam Schiff, ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, told CNN on Sunday that President Donald Trump is misleading investigators and the public about his ties to Russia.<p>Schiff made the remarks when CNN's Dana Bash asked him about recent revelations that Trump's longtime lawyer and …

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We might have just explained that weird ‘alien megastructure’ star (and it will dim again in 2021)

Alien-hunters trained massive telescopes on a mysterious star this month after it started ‘dimming’ again – hinting that something is passing in …

Seaweed-based water pouch aims to end the need for plastic bottles - ExtremeTech

By on April 13, 2017 at 1:57 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Plastic bottles make it easy to …

America can end its war on drugs. Here's how. - Vox

Decades into the war on drugs, the world doesn't have much to show for it. The US is now in the middle of an opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic that has killed tens of thousands each year, despite tough-on-crime policies enforced under the drug war. Mexico has suffered from tens of thousands of …

EU court backs 'right to be forgotten': Google must amend results on request

The top European court has backed the "right to be forgotten" and said Google must delete "inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant" data from its results when a member of the public requests it.<p>The test case privacy ruling by the European Union's court of justice against Google Spain was …

Yes, the president’s speech was political — and for good reason

<b>President Barack Obama speaks at a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Aug. 28, 2013. (AP/Evan Vucci)</b><p>Obama’s March on Washington speech was a potent reminder that progressive goals are inherently political<p>Brian Beutler<p>August 28, 2013 9:03pm (UTC)<p>If you listened …

PRISM splits the Red from the Blue

It has recently been reported that the NSA has a classified electronic surveillance system called PRISM, that has been systematically and wholesale …

ISPs to include porn filters as default in the UK by 2014

New and existing customers will have to opt out of filtering program.<p>Parental filters for pornographic content will come as a default setting for all …

Anonymous infiltrates PRISM, intercepts Obama’s Skype

INTERNET — Anonymous hackers claimed to have infiltrated PRISM’s network infrastructure after gaining access to the graphical user interface which …

NSA spying flap extends to contents of U.S. phone calls

The National Security Agency has acknowledged in a new classified briefing that it does not need court authorization to listen to domestic phone calls, a participant in the briefing said.<p>Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a New York Democrat, disclosed on Thursday that during a secret briefing to members of …

Defeat Hackers with Biomimicry

From denial of service attacks to server crashes to day-long disruptions of Google Drive, almost all organizations are familiar with threats to their information security. Given that digital information is more central than ever, it’s worrisome that the history of data security is littered with …

NSA Prism program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others

The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top …