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Computer Virus Used to Spy on Iran Nuclear Talks: Report

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 12:27pm
A computer virus was used to hack into computers in European hotels last year that were hosting talks on Iran's nuclear program.







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Apple Sending Out Google Street View-Style Cars

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 10:55am
Apple is sending out its own Street View-style vehicles.







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Facebook Earns 51 percent of Ad Revenue Overseas

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 10:32am








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Celebrity Nude Photo Hack May Be Larger Than Thought

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 3:45am
Almost 600 iCloud accounts were successfully breached in last years celebrity nude photo hack, the FBI says in court documents.







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NFL Player Who Earns $510K Moonlights as Uber Driver

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 3:35am
Defensive tackle A.J. Francis is under contract to earn $510,000 this year from the Miami Dolphins, but paychecks don't start coming until July.







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Cuttlefish Camouflage Could Inspire Artificial Skin

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 8:15pm
The shifting colors on the skin of cuttlefish and other cephalopods could lead to bio-inspired camouflage and signalling, researchers say.







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Intel Launches Fund for Minority, Women-Led Firms

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 4:57pm
Intel says the move is aimed at changing the face of Silicon Valley, which is dominated by white male executives and investors.







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Revealed: Reddit Explains the Mystery Behind 'The Button'

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 4:01pm
Social-news site Reddit launched a button with a countdown timer that quickly became an intensely debated mystery. NBC News talked to Reddit about what The Button really means.







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New Powered Legs Make Walking As Easy As Thinking

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 3:39pm
A new kind of artificial leg not only powers itself, but lets users control it just by thinking about what they want to do, researchers report.







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Microsoft Unveils Better, Cheaper Xbox Ones

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 3:38pm
If you've been holding off picking up the next generation of gaming consoles, now might be your chance to get a better deal.







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The People's History of The Button: Social Experiment or Reddit Prank?

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 3:31pm
Social-news site Reddit launched a button with a countdown timer that quickly became an intensely debated mystery. NBC News talked to Reddit about what The Button really means.







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June Smart Oven Wants You to Let It Do the Cooking

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 1:36pm
If you're too busy to keep an eye on the oven, or perhaps just love having fancy kitchen appliances, the June might be your next object of desire.







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No Phones: European Hotels Offer 'Digital Detoxes'

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 1:30pm
Can you really appreciate Big Ben's clock face with your nose buried in your iPhone?







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Watch Robots Fall Over, Again and Again and Again

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 11:54am
Some of the humanoid robots didn't seem to 'stand' a chance at this year's DARPA Robotics Challenge.







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Crooks Can Make 1,425% Profit Holding Computers Hostage

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 11:02am
A study found that cyber-criminals could see returns of 1,425 percent on a purchase of a $5,900 ransomware kit.







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A Car That Drives Itself? No Thanks, Women Say: Survey

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 10:34am
A new survey says many people, especially women, do not like the idea of their car making the decisions about steering, accelerating and braking.







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Bill Nye Boosts Future Science Guys and Girls

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 9:41am
Science-minded youngsters from kindergarteners to high-schoolers presented projects at the Exploravision competition, and Bill Nye was in attendance.







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Tech Industry to Obama: Keep Your Hands Off Encryption!

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 9:17am
Tech companies are warning Obama against imposing new policies that the companies say would weaken increasingly sophisticated encryption systems.







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Homemade 'Laser Shotgun' Lays Waste to Household Items

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 8:08pm
The military may be testing laser guns, but it's a little early to get one of your own — unless you build it yourself.







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