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Electronics-sniffing dog found thumb drive with ex-Subway pitchman's porn stash

Technically Incorrect: Jared Fogle, who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges, had his porn collection discovered by a dog whose nose can differentiate between a thumb drive and an iPad.

By August 29, 2015

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How Hitman's new AI outsmarted me

A more active world and endless emergent possibilities might make the next Hitman the toughest yet.

By February 9, 2016

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Microsoft sniffed blogger's Hotmail account to trace leak

The company's legal department determined that it had the right to go through a private e-mail account, citing a leak of proprietary Microsoft code.

By March 20, 2014

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Bacteria-sniffing wand could help prevent foodborne illnesses

Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.

By October 22, 2013

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Next in Apple's crosshairs? Free music streaming at Spotify

A report says Apple's latest tactic to catch up in the streaming-music race is pushing labels to cut off free listening options at rivals like Spotify, which has the Department of Justice sniffing around.

By May 4, 2015

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London tosses out Wi-Fi-sniffing 'smart bins'

The rubbish receptacles were all about serving up targeted ads -- a trick that required them to track phone data of passersby.

By August 12, 2013

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The scent of a comet: Rotten eggs and pee

The Rosetta spacecraft's mass spectrometers have been sniffing out the various aromas of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

By October 26, 2014

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Laws on Wi-Fi sniffing still up in the air, say specialists

Legal and tech specialists debate whether open Wi-Fi networks should be fair game for sniffing, but they agree that the law is currently unclear on the issue.

By July 28, 2012

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Should you let your lover spy on your iPhone messages?

There's little worse than leaving your iPhone unattended and wondering if your significant other is sniffing around it. There is, apparently, a way to find out. But where do you draw the line between love and privacy?

By September 5, 2013

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Something April fishy in Google Nose odor search engine

Want a bouquet of wet dog or chardonnay? Google Nose has a database of millions of smells for the sniffing. If only today weren't April Fools' Day.

By April 1, 2013