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Australian researchers simulate a time-traveling photon

Researchers at the University of Queensland, Australia claim to have simulated the behavior of a single photon traveling back in time and interacting …

Nokia X2: Microsoft's first Android-based smartphone

Microsoft has unveiled its first Nokia-branded Android-based smartphone since the takeover of Nokia's Devices & Services business was finalized …

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Space tourism balloon aces first test, on track to begin operations in 2016

It was only last year that World View Enterprises obtained FAA approval for its audacious five-hour flight plan. And although the balloon won't …

How to stream video from Android to Amazon Fire TV with AllCast

Stream from Android to Fire TV with AllCast<p>The popular streaming app AllCast recently added support for the Fire TV and it allows you to stream your …

Google joins the virtual reality craze ... with a piece of cardboard

Virtual reality is all the rage these days. Well, that is, apart from the fact that you can't yet buy any of the most talked-about VR hardware. But …

ReWalk exoskeleton gets FDA approval for home use

Following multiple clinical studies, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the way for the ReWalk to be sold for personal use in the US. …

Creators of Siri launch next-gen Kasisto personal assistant technology for businesses

SRI International, the team behind the technology that later became Apple’s Siri voice assistant feature in iOS, today announced a new product that it says “aims to improve the consumer experience on mobile devices through intelligent conversation.” Kasisto will be a similar intelligent voice …

Google ATAP's Digital Tattoo arrives, easily unlocks the Moto X

A little over a year ago now, the then-Motorola-controlled Advanced Technologies Group took to the stage at the D11 Conference, revealing a few interesting projects including a smart pill and a tattoo, both of which were designed to make authenticating your phone a breeze — without the need for …

The Supreme Court just outlawed the future of TV

Now that Aereo has been ruled illegal, the intersection between culture and new technology is messier than ever<p>Andrew Leonard<p>June 25, 2014 4:57pm (UTC)<p>Imagine if we had no DVRs, and VCRs had never existed, because back in 1984, the Supreme Court decided that the technology that made home taping …

Mobile phone privacy upheld by US Supreme Court

Unanimous ruling by Supreme Court is victory for campaigners against intrusion<p>American law enforcement agencies have been banned from searching the contents of mobile phones without a warrant.<p>In what will be seen as a landmark decision the court has upheld the privacy of mobile phone owners – …

paint.net 4.0 is now available!

Thanks to everyone who helped out with the extensive alpha and beta releases with all the bug reports, crash log submissions, and general feedback. …

Everything Is Bullshit

We wrote a book! Priceonomics has released our first book, Everything Is Bullshit. If you’re a fan of our blog, we think you’ll like it. It’s an …

Israel is building a futuristic 'hover-monorail' that could come to the US

"Ehh, it's not for you, Tel Aviv -- it's more of a <i>Shelbyville</i> idea." We doubt a company called skyTran used Lyle Lanley's pitch, but it just announced that a futuristic train test loop will be built at the Israel Aerospace Industry (IAI) campus in Lod, Israel. SkyTran's so-called personal rapid …

Google Announces Android Auto, Promises Enabled Cars By The End Of 2014

Today in its sprawling keynote at its I/O event, Google announced Android Auto. The version of Android will be “completely voice enabled” according to the company, and will help users navigate, communicate and listen to music in their cars. The system will be “contextually aware,” Google says, and …

Police can no longer search your phone without a warrant, rules Supreme Court

Extending the Fourth Amendment, the Supreme Court ruled today that police need a warrant to access the content on your cell phone.<p>The court’s decision applies to both simplistic handsets and smartphones.<p>The unanimous ruling follows two controversial phone search cases that landed in the high court …

Here’s how you get Android TV

Google has dished up a new integrated smart TV system for your television set called Android TV – but you won’t necessarily be buying a separate …

Inside FBI's massive cybercrime bust

Computer hacker forums lit up last week as Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and police in 17 countries began knocking on doors, seizing computers and making arrests.<p>On the popular websites where cyber criminals buy and sell software kits and help each other solve problems, hackers issued …

Half of American adults hacked this year

Hackers have exposed the personal information of 110 million Americans -- roughly half of the nation's adults -- in the last 12 months alone.<p>That massive number, tallied for CNNMoney by Ponemon Institute researchers, is made even more mind-boggling by the amount of hacked accounts: up to 432 …

Your car is a giant computer - and it can be hacked

Imagine driving down the highway at 70 miles per hour, when suddenly the wheel turns hard right. You crash. And it was because someone hacked your car.<p>It's not far-fetched science fiction. It's the near-term future today's hackers are warning about.<p>Most people aren't aware their cars are already …

Hackers can 'un-brick' stolen iPhones

Two hackers have figured out a way to unlock lost Apple devices -- a boon for criminals with stolen iPhones and iPads.<p>The hackers have discovered a method for bypassing a protective feature on Apple (AAPL) devices. Lost your iPhone? No worries. Something called "Activation Lock" turns it into a …

Second Chinese military unit linked to hacking

Security researchers have accused a second Chinese military unit of carrying out cyber espionage attacks against foreign corporations.<p>CrowdStrike, a U.S security firm, detailed the allegations in a lengthy report on a People's Liberation Army unit operating in Shanghai.<p>The report comes just weeks …

Why you'll keep getting hacked

Don't like getting hacked? Sorry, you'd better get used to it.<p>Every few weeks, we learn about another data breach. It's the privacy world's version of an oil spill. A hacker breaks into a company and grabs a database of our personal details. They're sold on the black market, and the exposure puts …

Simple tips to avoid getting hacked - Jun. 13, 2014

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)<p>With all the recent news about government surveillance, corporate cybersecurity failures and large-scale hacks, the task of keeping yourself safe online can seem daunting.<p>There's probably no way to completely avoid the NSA if they've got you in their sights, but fortunately, …

Stalker: A creepy look at you, online

While you were having a latte and hunting for a Tinder date on your local coffee shop's open Wi-Fi, you were giving away your personal information.<p>Want to know how much? Stalker will tell you.<p>Stalker is a tool created by security firm Immunity Inc. to demonstrate the hazards of connecting to …

Comcast is turning your home router into a public Wi-Fi hotspot

If you're a Comcast cable customer, your home's private Wi-Fi router is being turned into a public hotspot.<p>It's potentially creepy and annoying. But the upside is Internet everywhere.<p>It's been one year since Comcast (CMCSA) started its monster project to blanket residential and commercial areas …