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Top secret notes by Alan Turing's codebreakers survived 70 years in Bletchley Park's walls

The handwritten workings were used to insulate the unheated huts where chilly Turing and his colleagues raced to break enemy codes.

By February 4, 2015

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Tour Bletchley Park, Codebreaking that helped win World War II

Estimated to have taken two years off WWII, saving countless lives, the code and cipherbreaking of Bletchley Park was instrumental to the Allies' win. Here's a photo tour of this once-secret pantheon of codebreaking, and the birthplace of the modern computer.

By May 30, 2014

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Is this a clue for code-breaking scavenger hunt Cicada 3301?

The next installment in a mysterious scavenger hunt that's baffled the Internet may have been posted online.

By January 6, 2014

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Game over, man! Bill Paxton takes on Daniel Radcliffe in GTA TV show 'Game Changer'

Docudrama "Game Changer" will tell the story of the Grand Theft Auto games and the campaigners who tried to ban them.

By April 22, 2015

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Code-breaker Alan Turing to be pardoned (finally)

Vilified by the British government for his homosexuality -- a fact that many say led to his suicide -- the famous mathematician and Enigma code-breaker is now likely to receive a posthumous pardon.

By July 20, 2013

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Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be pardoned posthumously

The father of modern computing is to be granted a posthumous pardon, thanks to a backbench bill tabled for the end of October.

By July 20, 2013

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Raspberry Pi comes with free Windows 10 in CNET UK podcast 420

The microcomputer will get a special version of Microsoft software, Google and Uber hit the road and "Black Mirror" could be remade in the US.

By February 5, 2015

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Rare part for groundbreaking 1949 British computer found in US

An original piece of the EDSAC, a precursor to the first business computer, has been sent from Pennsylvania to the UK to take up residence at code-breaking site Bletchley Park.

By February 3, 2015

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Never-before-seen handwritten Turing manuscript up for auction

A 56-page notebook in which the computer scientist and mathematical genius worked on the foundations of computing will fall under the hammer in April.

By January 26, 2015

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Photo tours: USS Missouri and Pacific Aviation Museum

It was called a day that would live in infamy: December 7, 1941. Today Pearl is a busy harbor for US Navy and civilian traffic, and home to some incredible museums.

By December 4, 2014