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​What is Heartbleed, anyway?

If you're an IT professional, gadget blogger or token geek in your circle of friends, chances are, you've been hounded relentlessly over the past couple of days about "this Heartbleed thing."<p>"Do I need to update my antivirus?"<p>"Can I login to my bank account now?"<p>"Google already fixed it, …

Oscar – how one developer wants to change game design forever

Josh Long has big ambitions. He is making a game to prove to the world that his way of making games is better than the way the industry has made games for years. He wants players to demand complexity, and he thinks he can give it to them. He wants everyone to make better games, especially AAA …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

Snowden: Big revelations to come, reporting them is not a crime

Edward Snowden made a surprise appearance on the TED stage in Vancouver today, by Beam telepresence robot from "somewhere in Russia".<p>Snowden, in his …

This is how Android phones get updated (infographic)

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: HTC<p>Ever wonder why it seems to take most phones forever to receive a new version of Android(s goog)? It turns out the …

2013 Mac Pro review: Apple's new desktop boasts dramatic redesign, dramatic performance - http://trib.al/hdyaRA2

'The internet mystery that has the world baffled' For the past two years, a mysterious online organisation has been setting the world's finest code-breakers a series of seemingly unsolveable problems. But to what end? Welcome to the world of Cicada 3301... http://fw.to/2zIWJkg

NSA leaker Edward Snowden has revealed that the NSA collects communications metadata from Americans. Coincidentally, MIT Media Lab released a tool this month that allows people to analyze their own email metadata to see what it reveals about them. http://bit.ly/12mNahF

Notable SSD market players: Fusion-io, Violin Memory and — wait for it — Google

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Violin Memory<p>Strapping young flash storage startups ate some of the incumbents’ lunch last year, according to new …

Bluebox reveals Android security hole, may affect 99 percent of devices

Researchers at Bluebox Security have revealed a disturbing flaw in Android's security model, which the group claims may affect up to 99 percent of Android devices in existence. According to Bluebox, this vulnerability has existed since Android 1.6 (Donut), which gives malicious app developers the …

The Science Of Car Hacking

Hacked cars are unlikely to be an assassin's weapon of choice.<p>The notion that hackers could assassinate people in an instant is a favorite among conspiracy theories. The latest example: After the young journalist Michael Hastings died in a car crash last month, conspiracy theorists speculated that …

And America's Unhealthiest Restaurant Meal Is…

A nutritional health lobbying group finds that the actual nutrition facts for some restaurant meals are much worse than the restaurant reports.<p>Like a tale-telling fisherman, fast-seafood restaurant Long John Silver's may have exaggerated the size—and nutritional value—of its fish.<p>The lobbying group …

A monument at the Institute of Cytology and Genetics to all lab rats used for DNA research (via)

A monument at the Institute of Cytology and Genetics to all lab rats used for DNA research (via)

Bolivia leader's jet diverted 'amid Snowden suspicions'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/991000/991621_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524712658_f0d056e197fff623c229ded1a0552ee9<p><b>Bolivian President Evo Morales's plane had to be diverted to Austria amid suspicion that US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was on board, the</b> …

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Laser Nanosensor Can Detect Bacteria In Minutes

This tiny device could eventually measure tumor cells, too.<p>A new matchbox-sized nanosensor can scan for the presence of bacteria and tell if an antibiotic is effective within a few minutes, rather than the days or weeks that conventional testing methods require.<p>Researchers at EPFL, the Swiss …

Oldest Rockfish Caught Off the Coast of Alaska

The oldest rockfish–believed to be around 200 years old–was caught off waters in Alaska.<p>Seattle resident Henry Liebman caught the fish, Troy Tydingco …

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Commercial Quantum Computer Actually Works, According To New Testing

Spooky stuff is really happening in the world's first commercially available quantum processor.<p>Since the Canadian company D-Wave began selling so-called quantum processors, experts have debated whether they're truly quantum. Now, according to an analysis by academic physicists they really do show …

Ohio Criminalizes "Traps" in Cars, We Explore Vehicle Hidden Compartments – Feature

The state-of-the-art stash spot is the 110-cubic-inch storage bin behind the new Chevy Impala’s LCD screen. Note: not real weed.<p>In the war on drugs, the daily grind of law enforcement is enough to make even Sisyphus feel fortunate; at least the guy knew what his boulder would look like each …

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2014 Volkswagen GTD First Drive: GTI + TDI = A Lot to Like

It’s hard to determine which Volkswagen products enjoy fiercer loyalty—performance models like the GTI and Jetta GLI or the efficient TDI diesels. The performance and economy subsets are diametrically opposed, but equally well executed by the German car brand. The GTI is a regular on our 10Best …

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Noble M600 Track Test | Top Gear

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

2013 Honda Civic Si First Test

A (Re)freshing Start<p>Honda‘s early update to the ninth-generation Civic — performed just a year into its production — gives the car an opportunity to start anew. Along with the rest of the lineup , the enthusiast-favorite Si receives a number of improvements and standard features.<p>As in all 2013 …

2014 Ford Fiesta 1.6L Sedan / Hatchback

Building on an excellent foundation with slightly less excellent technology.<p>Not long ago, folks probably would have laughed you unconscious if you told them Ford would paste an Aston Martin grille on a subcompact. Today, with Ford design getting ever more attractive—borrowed supercar styling cues …

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Loeb Shatters Pikes Peak Record

It reads best in French: <i>Sébastien Loeb et la 208 T16 Pikes Peak atomisent le record de Pikes Peak!</i> We’ll even grant the team an exclamation point, they’ve earned it. The gist of that reads Loeb atomized the Pikes Peak record, and it’d be hard to argue against such wording. Loeb and his gorgeous 208 …

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