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cloak

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Use Cloak to avoid social-network frenemies in real life

The iPhone application, which bills itself as an antisocial network, alerts you when flagged Instagram and Foursquare "friends" are close by.

By March 19, 2014

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Netflix cloaks itself in Marvel superheroes

The online video site has cut a deal with Marvel parent Disney for a number of series based on Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, and other super-powered characters.

By November 7, 2013

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Court rules that IP cloaking to access blocked sites violates law

In a case between Craigslist and data harvester 3Taps, a federal judge rules that changing an IP address or using a proxy server to access a blocked Web site violates the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

By August 19, 2013

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3D-print your own invisibility cloak, kind of

Engineers at Duke University have used 3D printing to create an object that can shield against detection from microwave beams.

By May 7, 2013

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Signal-jamming coat hides your devices from prying eyes

This isn't the first time a garment has promised to protect our privacy, but to an Austrian design team's credit, this one looks a lot cozier.

By June 17, 2014

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Build a Bridge to make real-world friends

Mobile app Bridge is a friend finder with a tweak, focusing on what you like to do rather than what you say.

By June 1, 2014

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Anonymous isn't synonymous with ominous

[commentary] Just because a site or app lets you post anonymously doesn't mean it's dangerous. There are lots of good uses for these services.

By April 14, 2014

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Instagram test locates you without Foursquare

Want to "name this location" in Instagram? Some users will find a list of places provided by Facebook in lieu of the one currently provided by a local search competitor.

By March 25, 2014

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The 404 1,449: Where we run for the border (podcast)

Taco Bell taps techies to market its new breakfast menu, a new app helps you dodge awkward run-ins with frenemies, robots creep their way into newsrooms, and a new gadget guaranteed to sanitize public transportation!

By March 20, 2014

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Heat shield is new type of 'invisibility cloak'

French researchers say special coatings can isolate objects from heat or concentrate heat, similar to how waves are diffused for cloaking.

By March 27, 2012