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GoDaddy changing security policy after infamous social engineering attack on @N

Naoki Hiroshima’s scary tale of losing his single-character Twitter handle has captivated the internet over the last few days. First, we heard the story of how Naoki was held ransom for the rare handle, then GoDaddy admitted it was partially responsible for giving out details that lead to the …

Step Into the Void Above the French Alps

High up in the French Alps, on the top terrace of the Aiguille du Midi mountain peak, sits a new five-sided glass structure called the Chamonix Skywalk. The installation was inspired by the Grand Canyon's glass skywalk, but it takes the concept to the next level. Instead of looking out over a …

Microstock Library 123RF.com Is a One-Stop Shop for Royalty-Free Images

<i>Content Sponsored by 123RF.com</i><p>Considering the easy availability of images out there these days, it's nice to have a reliable and legal resource for …

Web Design

Revolutionary Paper Computer Would Be Your Future Flexible Smartphones and Tablets

Getting ready to revolutionize the interactive computing world is the latest interactive paper. This small sheet of paper computer lets the user bend …

The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next

It may raise hackles to think that U.S. intelligence officials might be monitoring your telephone and Internet communications, but for most of us it’s only the marketers who are really interested in our everyday online activities. And with many billions of dollars at stake, companies are …

High-rise Escape

It is a situation that you never want to get stuck in, but should the need arise, then hopefully this Fire Alarm and Escape Box for High-rise …

Shelter Awareness

The Life-Light is a unique directional system that includes inflatable balloons integrated on streetlights. During an emergency situation, the …

Ring Clock : Futuristic, Eco-Friendly, and Playful Ring that Displays The Time

<b>Ring Clock</b> is precious project of Gusztav Szikszai that took 2 years from the initial design picture to prototype. The first this project was posted …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

Bad week for the internet: UK and North Korea take big steps to purge the past

It’s not quite book-burning, but it’s not much better. Two countries this week undertook a digital auto-da-fé of sorts, making outrageous decisions …

One chart that shows how you pay for free apps with your privacy

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has a hefty new report out this week looking at the app economy. The report’s authors studied what privacy permissions are requested by the most popular Android apps in the Google Play store.<p>Of the 134 permissions that any app can …

Apps

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …

Associated Press News

North Korea Deports US Tourist and War Vet

Associated Press News

Scary smart! Clever crocodiles, alligators use sticks to lure prey

As if crocodiles and alligators weren't terrifying enough, scientists have discovered that these ancient, sharp-toothed beasts are incredibly cunning. So clever that they use lures to trap and gobble unsuspecting birds.<p>The discovery in two crocodilian species — mugger crocodiles and American …

2014 is the year of the internet of things—no, seriously, we mean it this time

<i>The first in a series.</i><p>It’s fair to say that more people have heard of the “internet of things” than have experienced it. There is breathless press coverage of the phenomenon—always patiently re-explained by tech pundits as the trend by which all of our most mundane possessions will become …

Pinstriped for Mac Hides Personal Items to Help Give Killer Presentations

Pinstriped is a custom interface that sits over the top of OS X on your Mac to hide your personal content, with the aim of helping you to look more professional during a presentation.<p>If you often find yourself giving presentations at work, or even live on stage at an event like TNW’s conferences, …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …