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Would You Trust An Algorithm to Pick Your Lunch Date?

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 6:30pm
Lunchback, a Swedish start-up, is hoping to pair interested users for lunch — but people will have to put faith in an algorithm to make the match.
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How to Stop WhatsApp Sharing Your Info With Facebook

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 4:42pm
WhatsApp plans to start sharing user's phone numbers and when they last used the app with its parent company Facebook.
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Mice Hitch a Ride Home on SpaceX Dragon

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 2:26pm
SpaceX's Dragon made its grand return to Earth this morning.
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Apple Fixes Security Flaw After Major Texting Hack

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 11:54am
Once infected, the phone could become a digital spy, capable of employing the iPhone's camera and microphone to snoop.
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How Trump Spent $8.4 Million to Play Digital Catch-up

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 6:59am
The Republican nominee's failure to turn his massive online support base into a robust fundraising tool is a missed opportunity.
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WhatsApp to Share User Data With Facebook

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 5:16pm
The company announced that it was updating its terms of service and privacy policy for the first time in four years.
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Amazon Launches a Research Hub For Car Buyers

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 5:05pm
Amazon is offering up car advice with the launch of a new research portal, however the retailer won't be acting as a virtual dealership.
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Where the Candidates Stand on Space Exploration

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 4:30pm
If we're going to send the first humans to Mars in the early 2030s, the next U.S. President will need to be a strong supporter of space exploration.
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Fix Terrorism on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Say Lawmakers

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 7:19am
Social media firms including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are "consciously failing" to stop their sites from being used to promote ter
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World's Largest Aircraft Nose Dives in 2nd Test Flight

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 7:09am
The hybrid of blimp, helicopter and airplane is designed to stay aloft for days at a time.
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Singapore Tries Out World's First Self-Driving Taxis

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 6:52am
Singapore is taking the next step in the move towards self-driving vehicles with the world's first public trial of self-driving taxis.
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Scammers Targeting Bank Followers on Instagram

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 7:57pm
A new report details how scammers are targeting bank followers on Instagram in the hope of luring them into handing over money for fake investments.
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'SNL' Star Leslie Jones' Personal Site Offline After Hacking

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 5:48pm
Leslie Jones' personal website has been taken offline after it appeared hackers posted her driver's license and passport and explicit photos of the actress-comedienne.
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New Planet Is 'Right Next Door'

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 5:26pm
One side's too hot and one side's too cold, but this new planet would have a glowy orange sky and it's right next door.
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Why Apple Might Ditch the iPhone Headphone Jack

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 4:51pm
If the speculation holds true, the next iPhone may be too skinny for the traditional headphone jack.
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The Essential Steps to Guard Against Hacking

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 1:59pm
Cybercrime has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S. and abroad, meaning digital security is more important than ever.
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New York Times Says Hackers Targeted Moscow Bureau

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 7:48am
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and other U.S. security agencies were investigating cyber breaches targeting reporters at the Times.
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Fitbit Cleared of Stealing Jawbone's Trade Secrets

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 6:32am
Fitbit did not steal rival Jawbone's trade secrets, a trade judge ruled on Tuesday, dashing Jawbone's hopes of securing a ban against Fitbit.
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Missing Spacecraft Phones Home but Faces Uncertain Future

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 7:00pm
After performing a reset command on STEREO-B on Oct. 1, 2014, NASA lost contact with the spacecraft. That changed Sunday.
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Forget Gold: Tokyo Medals Could Be Made From Old Phones

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 4:20pm
Japan is considering tapping into its mine of old consumer electronics to create Olympic medals made from the country's e-waste.
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