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At Super Bowl, detecting threats is like finding a needle in a haystack

Haystax's cloud-based tools are helping New York and New Jersey security officials navigate massive amounts of data in order to find any possible threat. Just a few years ago, this would have been impossible.

By January 27, 2014

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Google unveils Gmail alternative: 'Inbox'

Google revitalized webmail in 2004 when it debuted Gmail, and now it's trying to do it again with a new take on the old Web stalwart, called Inbox.

By October 22, 2014

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10 years of XPrizes: Fixing the world one competition at a time

It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.

By October 3, 2014

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Police-boosted parental control app is a privacy mess, says report

So-called Internet safety software ComputerCop, often given to families for free by their local police departments, puts children and personal data at risk, a new report alleges.

By October 1, 2014

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Hundreds of floating robots could soon surveil the oceans

A deal between Boeing and Liquid Robotics, worth hundreds of millions of dollars, means fleets of seafaring robots will augment existing military aircraft and ships in monitoring the seas.

By September 23, 2014

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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Evidence of the Big Bang found in a cosmic 'double rainbow'

You should probably read this. It's only potentially one of the most important revelations in physics since Einstein's days.

By March 17, 2014

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Astronomers track down oldest known star in the universe

Scientists pull a needle out of a haystack and identify a star that dates back to shortly after the Big Bang.

By February 10, 2014

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NSA siphoning less phone data than thought -- but perhaps not for long, say reports

Two new reports say the agency's warrantless, bulk phone-records program has been sweeping up less metadata than popularly believed -- but that the government and the NSA still want it all.

By February 7, 2014

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Can the Seattle Seahawks' '12th Man' be a 747? Boeing says yes

To celebrate the Seahawks' appearance in this Sunday's Super Bowl, the aviation giant has painted one of its 747-8 freighters in the NFL team's livery.

By January 29, 2014