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3D Mars video traces Mark Watney's path from 'The Martian'

What would it be like to see Mars firsthand if you were scrambling across it to survive? See for yourself, in 3D, even.

By October 5, 2015


iMessage spam deluge traced to knock-offs in China

Text message spam is best ignored, but when a security researcher followed a trail of deception laid out on Apple's iMessage he became the proud owner of cheap designer accessories from China.

By October 24, 2014


Ancient amber-entombed flea may hold bubonic plague secrets

Fossilized bacteria trapped with a flea from millions of years ago could have something to tell us about the history of the much-feared Black Death.

By September 30, 2015


GM issues fix for OnStar hack

Just last week Chrysler recalled 1.4 million vehicles after hackers revealed a software bug. Now, a new hack exposes a vulnerability in GM vehicles equipped with OnStar. Users of the iOS RemoteLink app are encouraged to update ASAP.

By July 30, 2015


Trace the past with NY Public Library's Open Access Maps Project

GPS can't quite capture the beauty of historical maps. Thanks to the Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division at the New York Public Library, 20,000 high-res maps are now available for download.

By April 7, 2014


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


Tracing the origins of the Macintosh

The next generation of Apple computers was already under way in 1979 when a visit to Xerox PARC changed Steve Jobs -- and Apple -- forever.

By January 21, 2014


Lexus risks next-generation RX SUV model with new styling

Lexus' styling has gone off the deep end with sharp angles and an aggressive aesthetic, and it looks like the next generation of its popular RX SUV will similarly upgrade its look during next week's New York auto show.

By March 23, 2015


Smartphone-maker OnePlus hints at a gaming device

Is the Chinese handset maker prepping a standalone gaming product, or is it just another accessory for its One smartphone?

By March 19, 2015


Sony Pictures hack has cost the company only $15 million so far

In announcing earnings delayed by the crippling hack, parent company Sony says it expects its bill for fixing the damage and tracing hackers will be far less than predicted.

By February 4, 2015