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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 Mar. 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 Nov. 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 Aug. 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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Remember invisibility cloak tech? It's useful for talking to satellites

Intellectual Ventures' second spinoff is translating research in so-called metamaterials into cheaper and easier-to-use communications equipment for plans, ships, and eventually even your individual hot spot.

By Aug. 21, 2012

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Cloak yourself on open Wi-Fi hotspots

Worried about using an open Wi-Fi hotspot? You should be. Thankfully, Cloak can help.

By Apr. 11, 2012

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Cloak your Wi-Fi access

Mar. 29, 2012

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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 Mar. 27, 2012

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Mercedes-Benz cloaks an F-Cell (video)

Covered in LED-embedded mats and outfitted with cameras, an "invisible" fuel cell vehicle toured the streets of Germany to spread the gospel about Mercedes-Benz's hydrogen-powered car.

By Mar. 4, 2012

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'Invisibility' cloak could dampen blow from earthquakes

Researchers say giant rubber cylinders coated with special wave-scattering materials could act as a "seismic waveguide" and dissipate the punch from earthquakes.

By Feb. 15, 2012