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Google exposes 'Poodle' flaw in Web encryption standard

Three Google security engineers uncover a major vulnerability in the older -- but still supported -- Web encryption standard SSL 3.0. Experts say fixing it is impossible and upgrading will be difficult.

By 15 October 2014

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The season you're born in affects your moodiness, study says

Hungarian research suggests that those born in the summer are moodier adults than those born in the winter.

By 20 October 2014

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Experience the true existential madness of automated customer service

You've made those calls. You've pressed 2 for Spanish. And you've waited till eternity. This new video exists to tell you that you aren't alone.

By 19 October 2014

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Could robots aid in the Ebola fight?

The White House will co-host a November workshop exploring the use of robots to help minimize human contact with the fast-spreading virus.

By 21 October 2014

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Tickets issued due to red-light cameras are illegal, says Florida court

An appeals court decides that in Florida, private companies that operate red-light cameras have no right to send out tickets.

By 22 October 2014

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Apple triples down on security by 'hiring' Stephen Colbert

In an amusing attempt to show just how seriously it takes security, Apple reveals comedian Stephen Colbert to be its new security czar. Was it just slightly tone deaf?

By 17 October 2014

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Flying on the Blue Angels' 'Fat Albert Airlines' at SF's Fleet Week

At the annual military extravaganza in San Francisco, CNET flies the friendly skies in the Blue Angels' support craft, a C-130 named Fat Albert. The plane may be chubby, but it gives an intense ride.

By 12 October 2014

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Cop cracks woman's iPad passcode to rescue her after crash

After a driver's OnStar alert system reportedly gives inaccurate locations for a crash, the local police department's tech geek thinks fast, breaks into the driver's iPad at her home and finds her via an Apple app.

By 16 October 2014

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Virtual reality and the silver screen: A match made in heaven

Oculus is developing software for watching movies, and it's one of the best VR experiences out there.

By 13 October 2014

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Want your kids to do better in school? Send them outside

At a time when we spend more of our time indoors, a new study suggests that kids regularly exposed to nature do better on standardized tests.

By 17 October 2014