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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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A five-pack of beer apps to find great new brews

Calling all hop heads, lager hounds and ale wives: put down that pint (just for a moment) and pick up your phone to discover new beers and keep track of your favorites.

By February 17, 2015

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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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Strange 'double blob' atop Martian atmosphere puzzles scientists

Long fingerlike tendrils poked out from the part of the Red Planet known as the "Martian limb" and astronomers are scratching their heads over the cause.

By February 17, 2015

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Man drives while using cell phone, headphones and laptop

Technically Incorrect: A Scottish cyclist captures a driver using seemingly every gadget possible to make driving more dangerous. He posts his video to YouTube.

By February 9, 2015