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Judge: Child porn suspect doesn't need to decrypt files

Earlier court order requiring a Wisconsin suspect in underage porn case to decrypt his hard drives for the FBI by the end of the day Tuesday -- or face contempt of court -- has been lifted.

By June 4, 2013

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Apple deluged by police demands to decrypt iPhones

ATF says no law enforcement agency could unlock a defendant's iPhone, but Apple can "bypass the security software" if it chooses. Apple has created a police waiting list because of high demand.

By May 10, 2013

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Hackers find security weaknesses with the Lifx smart LED

A British security firm exposed a vulnerability within this popular smart LED, prompting a quick fix.

By July 7, 2014

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Mozilla holds its nose and supports DRM video in Firefox

The open-source browser gets a proprietary Adobe software so people can watch video from sites like Netflix over the Web. Supporting it is better than losing Firefox users, Mozilla says.

By May 14, 2014

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NSA working on quantum computer to break any encryption

The spy agency is reportedly in a race to build its own quantum computer to stay ahead of others seeking to own the mother of all decryption machines.

By January 2, 2014

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MPAA joins Web standards group amid video DRM dispute

Google and Microsoft are working on a Web standard for video copy protection, but the idea has notable opponents. Now the MPAA can lend its voice directly to the controversy.

By January 8, 2014

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Wickr 2.0 makes self-destructing SMS more fun

Like a Snapchat-for-adults, Wickr 2.0 throws some fun usability features and a new interface over its unusually high encryption and deletion standards.

By December 20, 2013

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Replace Intel? Nah. Tilera chips aimed at peaceful coexistence

The new Tile-IQ effort is designed to use the company's aggressively multicore processors to try to unburden x86 servers bogged down by networking chores.

By October 16, 2013

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Papers shed light on shutdown of 'Snowden' e-mail provider

Newly unsealed court papers reveal the circumstances behind the sudden closure of the encrypted e-mail service said to have been used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

By October 2, 2013

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Ready or not, iPhone 5S pushes apps into the 64-bit future

Developers are variously enthusiastic and skeptical about the benefits of 64-bit mobile programming, but plenty expect gains from other features in the Apple A7 chip that will arrive in flagship iPhones on Friday.

By September 19, 2013