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Teen falls to his death while taking an extreme selfie, report says

Technically Incorrect: In Russia, a so-called daredevil teen tries to take a picture while hanging from a rope off the side of a building. The rope snaps.

By October 5, 2015


Data breach hits roughly 15M T-Mobile customers, applicants

A hack of Experian, the company that handles credit checks for the wireless carrier, results in the loss of T-Mobile customers' Social Security numbers, birth dates and names.

By October 1, 2015


India's Modi, in Facebook talk, pushes Internet as key way to govern

In a question-and-answer session at Facebook's headquarters, Indian prime minister discusses governing through social media and expanding Internet access.

By September 27, 2015


South Korea's government hit with 114,000 cyberattacks in 5 years

Almost none of the attacks showed a North Korean IP address, although it's not difficult for hackers to hide their origin.

By September 20, 2015


Indian government accuses Google of unfair and uncompetitive practices

India's business watchdog has filed a report that calls the legitimacy of Google's search results into question, raising similar complaints to the US' FTC and European Union's EC in years past.

By August 31, 2015


Rare shark caught off Scottish coast won't win any beauty pageants

Scientists catch an unusual shark that looks like a cross between a blobfish and an electric eel. No wonder the poor species doesn't go out in public much.

By October 2, 2015


Over 800 porn sites banned in India following government crackdown

According to reports, the Indian government is blocking access to the pornographic sites, though actually stopping Indians from accessing pornography may prove impossible.

By August 3, 2015


Project Apollo Archive posts thousands of Apollo space mission photos online

Each Apollo astronaut was equipped with a specially modified Hasselblad camera, resulting in thousands of iconic space images that are now collated in one place.

By October 5, 2015


Twitter's cultural clout crosses borders

While the microblogging service trails Facebook in usage and revenue, Twitter's impact on society can't be matched.

By October 6, 2015


Why this government data breach is worse than other hacks

The latest cyberattack on the US federal government goes deeper than a typical hack. Also: Samsung may unveil the next Galaxy Note sooner than usual, and clues point to new iPods next week.

By July 10, 2015