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Obama: Social media makes us see how messy the world is

Speaking at a Democratic Party fund-raiser, the president says social media lets us see the minute details of the world's hardships.

By August 30, 2014

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The Sun Also Rises is a game that shows a different side of war

Joining the growing ranks of indie games offering more thoughtful takes on war, The Sun Also Rises hopes to show the very human impact of the Global War on Terror.

By August 7, 2014

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Oopsie! Taliban outs mailing list

It seems that someone in the Taliban is still not quite au fait with the concept of the BCC.

By November 16, 2012

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Taliban said to use Facebook to gather info on soldiers

The Australian Department of Defense says that the Taliban is creating fake Facebook profiles with photos of attractive women to lure in and acquire information from soldiers.

By September 11, 2012

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TrustyCon's RSA Conference rebels promise more to come

Government-sponsored malware, the legal implications of the US government's pro-spying defense, and a discussion of tools to fight for the future lit up the agenda at the first Trustworthy Technology Conference.

By February 27, 2014

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Hacking is NSA's 'growth area,' Times says in agency profile

Drawing on thousands of leaked documents, The New York Times and the UK's Guardian offer up lengthy looks at the beleaguered spy agency.

By November 2, 2013

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Now you're a sharpshooter: The smart rifle arrives

Hit a target at 1,000 yards? No problem. Tracking Point's computer-enabled rifles let novices shoot moving targets at extreme distances with near 100 percent accuracy. The new era of firearms is upon us.

By September 25, 2013

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Israeli military to restrict soldiers' Facebook accounts

Concerned with enemies infiltrating soldier's social media accounts, the Israel Defense Forces puts the kibosh on social networking for classified and sensitive units.

By June 5, 2013

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Prof strips, shows Hitler, 9/11 images to teach quantum mechanics

To cries of "Yay! Physics!" Columbia University Professor Emlyn Hughes creates performance art, in order to, allegedly, clear students' brains of "garbage."

By February 19, 2013

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Prince Harry: Xbox helps me shoot Afghan insurgents

Britain's not-next-in-line-to-the-throne Prince declares he's very, very good at EA's FIFA game and that his expert thumbs help make him a fine real-life warrior.

By January 22, 2013