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Robotic petting zoo replaces furry animals with inquisitive plastic tentacles

The residents of Minimaforms' <i>Petting Zoo</i> aren't goats or calves, but clusters of plastic tubes that dangle from a bracket placed in a ceiling. But just like the fluffier residents of a real petting zoo, the "pets" featured in this installation react to human contact, craning their tubular bodies …

World's Fastest Computer Will Operate Like a Human Brain

A large group of scientists and researchers is working to develop the fastest computer known to man that would operate much like the human brain.<p>The …

Meet One Of The Hackers Who Cracked Apple’s Touch ID

By Michael Grothaus3 minute Read<p>Last week a group of hackers at the Chaos Computer Club in Berlin announced they had already bypassed the Touch ID, …

American and British spy agencies targeted Tor network with minimal success

Considering the NSA and Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) have been trying to thwart encryption on the internet, it comes as no surprise that the two have spent significant resources trying to crack the Tor network. Tor, as some of you may know, is designed to keep a person's identity, …

Eric Schmidt says Android is more secure than the iPhone, is he right?

During a question-and-answer session at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Google’s executive chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt declared that Android is more secure than the iPhone (i.e. iOS). The audience of technologists laughed, which probably wasn’t the reaction Schmidt was looking for, and when …

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Watch out AT&T: Verizon’s new LTE network monster stirs in NYC

AT&T’s(s t) LTE service has been beating Verizon’s 4G network soundly in performance tests — as any Ma Bell marketing exec will tell you if given …

Netflix teams up with Sony Pictures on new drama from Damages creators

Netflix (S NFLX) announced its next big original content play Monday: The video service has struck a deal with Sony Pictures for an original drama …

6 actors who should be cast in “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Who will replace Charlie Hunnam in “Fifty Shades of Grey?” Hopefully one of these people<p>Prachi Gupta<p>October 14, 2013 11:30pm (UTC)<p>Charlie Hunnam has unexpectedly backed out from soft-porn epic "Fifty Shades of Grey," leaving the role of E.L. James's titular BDSM master up for grabs. The film …

Police Dog Fills Out Witness Report Like A Champ

"Good boy, good boy, Peach."

This Baby Elephant Being Reunited With His Dad Is The Cutest Thing You’ll See Today

This will put your family reunion to shame.

The Real-Life Cady Heron Who Grew Up In Africa Was The Coolest Kid Alive

Growing up in the African bush, Tippi Benjamine Okanti Degré napped with lions, rode elephants, and was generally all-around awesome.