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Apple store using sniffers to combat B.O.?

A report says the Apple store in Santa Monica, Calif., has such problems with bad smells that is has sensors to activate ventilation systems. Is this an isolated issue?

By February 1, 2014


Police now 'see' through walls and know if you're home

Technically Incorrect: The Range-R is a piece of military equipment that police are using now to check if there's someone in a building.

By January 20, 2015


Biometric scanner code spotted in latest iOS 7 beta

Code sniffer identifies code that suggests Apple plans to add fingerprint recognition to the home button.

By July 29, 2013


Apple said to use Samsung components on A7 chip

A deeper look at iOS 7 code reveals that at least some Samsung components may be used for Apple's new A7 processor, sources tell 9to5Mac.

By July 31, 2013


Man accused of selling golf-ball finders as bomb detectors

A British businessman allegedly charged 27,000 pounds (around $41,000) for devices that weren't quite what he said they were. Government organizations bought them.

By March 23, 2013


HP sued over security flaw in printers

New Yorker sues HP after researchers show how they can compromise an HP printer, steal data, and make it overheat via a remote update feature.

By December 8, 2011


Lucky Supermarkets credit card scam getting worse

The supermarket chain has previously said that about 80 people were affected, but a spokeswoman tells CNET that number is now much higher.

By December 7, 2011


The 404 956: Where the files are IN the computer? (podcast)

Not-so-smart Andy sits in the guest seat today and tells us about the most-shared stories on Facebook this year, remote hackers setting printers on fire, and the future of airport security.

By November 30, 2011


What does Carrier IQ do on my phone--and should I care? (FAQ)

Programmer says the software violates mobile-user privacy, but Carrier IQ and some security experts say the threat is overblown.

By December 1, 2011


Researchers to detail hole in Web encryption

A widely used standard for securing browser communications has a problem that could let attackers steal authentication credentials, researchers say.

By September 20, 2011