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Cybercrime Front Lines: Interpol Training Police to Fight Crime on Dark Web

As cybercrime becomes a growing problem for law enforcement bodies around the world, Interpol is training police officers in the methods criminals use to avoid detection in the hidden parts of the Internet.<p>On Friday, Interpol's Cyber Research Lab completed its first-ever training program on the …

Apple Denies Reports That It Is Working On Wireless Service

Maybe not selling consumers the whole package<p><i>Update: As of August 4, Apple uncharacteristically responded to the claims that it was testing a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service. However, Apple's MVNO patent still stands, and the Apple SIM (which provides a similar service) continues to</i> …

Who killed hitchBOT? Video purports to show hitchhiking robot's demise

Robot's last companion claims to have found footage of its Philadelphia attack<p>It's a murder mystery up there with the best of them. Who would take it upon themselves to destroy an innocent hitchhiking robot, which had safely made its way across Canada, Germany and the Netherlands, just two weeks …

Robotics

OS X flaw leaves Macs vulnerable to attacks, no password required

The latest version of OS X contains a serious flaw that hackers can use to attack your computer without ever needing your password. The issue is around a hidden document -- Sudoers -- which is effectively a list of permissions as to which pieces of software are allowed to mess around with your …

OS X

Coming Soon: An 11-Foot Robot That Transforms Into a 40-Mph Car

Optimus sublime<p>Standing tall, the big blue robot reaches 11 feet and can scoot at nearly 20 mph. But when it morphs into a car, it can carry two passengers and move at nearly 40 mph. Say hello to the real life transformer under development in Japan.<p>Project J-Deite, by Brave Robotics and Asratec …

Robotics

Liquid-Cooled Cable Could Speed Up Tesla Supercharging Even More (Video Added!)

When it comes to fast-charging options for electric-car drivers, Tesla's Supercharger stations are already among the quickest.<p>The company's network …

See a $10,000 Apple Watch Edition smashed by magnets and still not entirely dead

TechRax is a YouTuber with a penchant for destroying expensive gadgets, particularly ones with an Apple logo. We last heard from him when he smashed a normal Apple Watch Sport. Now he’s taken it up a gear.<p>In the video above, he appears to crush a $10,000 Apple Watch Edition in a pair of neodymium …

Apple will have human editors running its News service

The big pitch for Beats 1 is that, rather than leaving the finding of new music to algorithms, humans will actively seek out and curate fresh tunes for our ears. Now we've learned that Apple will do the same thing for its Flipboard-style news aggregation service for iOS 9. <i>9to5Mac</i> has unearthed a …

iOS

3 mistakes Microsoft should avoid when launching Windows 10

Windows 10 is slated to launch this summer, and I can’t help but think how big a chance this is for Microsoft to draw in new followers.<p>If it plays its cards right, the company can also win over pirates and attract more gamers into the fold. Here are three mistakes Microsoft should avoid when …

Google Self-Driving Car Chief Wants Tech on the Market Within Five Years

And Chris Urmson has a very personal reason: His 11-year-old son will be able to legally drive at that point.<p>Google has been making enough progress with its self-driving cars that it believes it could be ready for broad-scale use within five years.<p>Chris Urmson, the head of the Google project, also …

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The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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The Tech That Will Change Your Life in 2015

Gadgets and Ideas With the Best Chance of Making an Impact … and What You Can Do to Prepare for Them<p>By<p>Geoffrey A. Fowler and<p>Geoffrey A. Fowler<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Joanna Stern<p>Joanna Stern<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@JoannaStern<p>JoannaStern<p>joanna.stern@wsj.com<p>This was a year of big …

Windows 10

Google could be about to destroy the language barrier

An update to Google's mobile apps will convert your phone into a universal translater that can take your voice and convert it into recognisable audio in 80 languages, allowing you to have a natural conversation with somone even if you can't speak their language<p>Google will launch a live translation …

Language Learning

Mobile malware jumped 75 percent in 2014: Report

Mobile threats are soaring and are getting even creepier.<p>In the U.S. mobile malware rates jumped 75 percent in 2014 from 2013, according to a report …

Wireless Charging Looks to Go Mainstream in 2015

As the largest consumer electronics show in the world, CES often gives us a hint of the technologies we can look forward to in the near future, based on the products that are shown off at the show. In 2013 and 2014, there was a heavy focus on wearables, and this year's emphasis on home automation …

Report: Apple Watch to start at $500 in stainless steel, thousands for gold model

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Tom Krazit/Gigaom<p>When Apple introduced its Apple Watch in September, the company said there would be three editions …

Got an iPad and this app? You’ve got a second Mac screen

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: via Duet Display<p>Ever since the iPad first came out, people have wanted to use their Apple tablets as a second …

New USB spec brings faster data speeds and reversible plugs, but you’ll need new adapters

• Kevin C. Tofel<br>• 4 years ago<br>• Tags: USB<p>View Live Version of This Article<p>USB cables in the near future will be easier to use, and they’ll also let you …

A Beginner’s Guide to Animated Custom Segues in iOS 8

When the fifth version of iOS (iOS 5) was released to the public, it introduced a brand new, revolutionary approach to the way the interface of an …

Bitcoin value plummets below $200

The value of bitcoin has fallen below $200 (£131) for the first time since 2013 as the cryptocurrency continues to slump. Since the start of the year …