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Apple 'actively investigating' iCloud link to celeb photo leak

Company's online storage service said to be source of a large cache of private nude celebrity images.

By September 1, 2014

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IBM's TrueNorth processor mimics the human brain

Big Blue's cognitive computing chip could enable wide-ranging applications that take advantage of massive performance while using no more power than a hearing aid.

By August 7, 2014

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​Microsoft flips switch on new webmail encryption

Following a Google report about Web-based email that raised questions about Microsoft's encryption efforts, Microsoft unveils major encryption milestones, including the use of TLS.

By July 1, 2014

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Snapchat hack spams users with smoothie photos

Members of the photo-sharing site say they're getting spam pictures of fruit smoothies. What's behind this juicy story?

By February 12, 2014

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Most popular passwords still terrible

Using data from a keylogging attack that compromised 2 million email and social networking accounts, Spiderlabs has revealed that the top 10 most popular passwords are also the most stupid.

By December 5, 2013

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One man's broken iPhone is another man's art

Twice Used, a project launched by a smartphone repair specialist, wants to make modern household products out of our stories of "clumsiness and everlasting remorse."

By November 15, 2013

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Jane Austen game is a proper MMORPG

Forget swords and sorcery. Ever, Jane invites MMO players into the treacherous waters of England's Regency Period.

By November 1, 2013

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How secure is the deadbolt in the Kwikset Kevo smart lock?

Experts and amateurs alike allege that Kwikset SmartKey locks are flawed and unsafe. What does this mean for the Kevo?

By October 29, 2013

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3D-printed button-bashing robot guesses phone PINs

A hacker robot takes the brute force approach to guessing smartphone PINs by just punching in numbers until it hits the right combination.

By July 24, 2013

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NSA 'secret backdoor' paved way to U.S. phone, e-mail snooping

Revelations in new document leaked by Edward Snowden appear to be at odds with privacy assurances from President Obama and other officials.

By August 9, 2013