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Snowden designed an iPhone case: Guess what it does

The NSA whistleblower is presenting a new gadget at the MIT Media Lab that'll keep your iPhone from spying on you.

By 22 July 2016


US will weigh in on Facebook case over cross-border data transfers

The US government will provide information to an Irish court in a case that questions the legality of transferring Facebook data from Europe to the US.

By 20 July 2016


Watch Dogs 2: How real are the hacks in Ubisoft's techno-thriller?

Here's how the upcoming sequel is turning our technological fears into compelling gaming.

By 23 June 2016


Eric Holder: Edward Snowden performed a 'public service'

The former US Attorney General who wanted to send whistleblower Edward Snowden to prison has tempered his view.

By 31 May 2016


Edward Snowden won't say hello to Allo

The NSA whistleblower warns against using Google's new messaging app calling it "unsafe" for not employing end-to-end encryption.

By 20 May 2016


The Snowden effect: Privacy is good for business

Tech companies didn't look so good when Edward Snowden revealed they were helping governments spy on average people. But the revelations have worked in the industry's favor.

By 3 June 2016


Twitter yanks US spy agencies' access to real-time alerts tool

It's not thrilled by the prospect of US intelligence types using a data miner to rifle through user tweets without limit, according to the Wall Street Journal.

By 10 May 2016


Snowden: FBI's claim about unlockable iPhone is 'bulls***'

The FBI is lying about its inability to hack into an iPhone used by a shooter in December's San Bernardino massacre, says the NSA whistleblower.

By 10 March 2016


Edward Snowden a 'uniquely postmodern breed of whistle-blower'

In a wide-ranging interview with author James Bamford for Wired magazine, the former NSA contractor opens up on why he became the most wanted man in the world.

By 14 August 2014


Caitlyn Jenner, Barack Obama hop on the Twitter merry-go-round

2015 saw the arrival, departure and weird return of many notables on social media for dubious reasons.

By 31 December 2015