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US looks to allow EU citizens to sue over data privacy

Proposed legislation would open the door for those in Europe to sue in the US over the release of personal data.

By June 25, 2014

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The 404 1,486: Where we enlist citizen superheroes (podcast)

An app that enlists the help of CPR-certified citizens to help in local emergencies, proof that the Supreme Court knows squat about technology, the Tesla museum will soon become reality, what we can learn from putting an Oculus Rift on a chicken, and more!

By May 15, 2014

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The 404 1,486: Where we enlist citizen superheroes

An app that enlists the help of CPR-certified citizens to help in local emergencies, proof that the Supreme Court knows squat about technology, the Tesla museum will soon become reality, what we can learn from putting an Oculus Rift on a chicken, and more!

By May 15, 2014

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Turkish citizens fight back against Twitter ban

The Turkish prime minister may have ordered the tap turned off, but citizens are still sneaking their tweets into the Twittersphere.

By March 21, 2014

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NASA asks citizen scientists to become ‘asteroid hunters’

In an effort to avoid a potential apocalypse, the space agency is holding a contest to get people to help it discover deadly asteroids.

By March 10, 2014

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Ukraine texts citizens: Hey, we see you're in a mass disturbance

During the protests in Kiev, the Ukrainian government uses phone technology to identify those anywhere near the antigovernment marches.

By January 22, 2014

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Man repels bear by wielding old computer

Apparently bears in Russia aren't too fond of outdated technology, which is fortunate for a man who met one while salvaging metal from a scrap heap.

By October 21, 2014

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UK citizens' data pilfered under US-run Prism program

Brits may have had our personal info plundered along with US citizens, thanks to GCHQ's involvement in Prism.

By June 9, 2013

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Photo-sharing site Twitpic to shut down after all

After announcing it had found a mystery buyer, the company again announces its plan to shut down at the end of the month.

By October 16, 2014

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Meerkats and otters and tortoises, oh my!

London Zoo is live streaming its meerkats, otters and Galapagos tortoises as a test of a new wireless technology known as white space.

By October 13, 2014