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High-Tech Bee Backpacks Could Help Track Hive Collapse

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 3:01pm
The world's honeybee population is faced with threats both natural and man-made, leading to a catastrophic collapse in population. In order to underst









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Watchdog: U.S. Ambassador Kennedy Used Private Email

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 2:01pm
Senior staff at the U.S. Embassy to Japan, including Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, have used personal email accounts for official business.









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Student Pleads Guilty to Making Android Spy App

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 1:20pm
Morgan Culbertson has admitted to developing and selling malicious software that allowed others to remotely control Google Android smartphones.









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Russia Cancels Short-Lived Wikipedia Ban

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 10:29am
Russia on Tuesday canceled a ban on the Russian-language Wikipedia, which barely lasted a few hours and caused a storm among Russian online users.









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Train Gunman's Facebook Featured 'Terrorist Content'

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 9:53am
Facebook shut the account of French train attack suspect Ayoub El-Khazzani for "terrorist content" within hours of the shooting, the social media giant said.









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Train Gunman's Facebook Featured 'Terrorist Content'

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 9:53am
Facebook shut the account of French train attack suspect Ayoub El-Khazzani for "terrorist content" within hours of the shooting, the social media giant said.









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Madden Kicks Off the Video Game Holiday Season

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 9:22am
On Aug. 25, EA will release 'Madden NFL 16,' the 27th installment in the long-running series—marking the beginning of the rush of holiday titles.









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Unliked: Man Faces Jail After Facebook-Spam Guilty Plea

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 1:58am
Sanford Wallace, 47, of Las Vegas, faces a $250,000 fine and up to three years in prison.









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Watch Sony's New Aerosense Drone Take Flight

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 7:14pm
A new drone from a Sony partnership takes off and flies very capably in a video posted over the weekend.









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Start Me Up! Microsoft's Windows 95 Turns 20

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 5:58pm
Twenty years ago today, Microsoft launched a new version of its desktop operating system — Windows 95, of course.









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Ashley Madison Offers Reward for Info on Hackers

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 4:49pm
The company behind adultery website Ashley Madison offered a reward for information leading to the arrest of the hackers.









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Rutgers Hires Cybersecurity Firms After Hacks

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 4:34pm
Rutgers has hired cybersecurity firms to protect its computer networks after they were hacked at least four times during the past school year









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'Million Mile Light' Harvests Power as You Run

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 2:29pm
Out running at night? Every step you take will light up this light, which is powered by the motion of your body.









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Ashley Madison Hack Sends Shivers Through Porn Sites

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 9:23am
Larry Flynt, a defender of free speech and sexual freedom if there ever was one, has this advice for anyone worried by the hack of infidelity site Ash









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Apple to Replace Some iPhone 6 Plus Cameras

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 9:07am
Apple is offering to replace a limited number of iPhone 6 Plus phones due to faulty back cameras that take blurry photos.









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Inside Stephen Hawking's Voice Software

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 2:42pm
The technology that's given an artificial voice to renowned physicist Stephen Hawking could soon be helping others with disabilities.









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What Is the Dark Web?

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 8:23am
Find out what the so-called dark web is and how it operates.









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Apple Says You Should Believe Dr. Dre's Apology

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 2:31am
Apple said it supports Dr. Dre after the rapper apologized "to the women I've hurt" via a statement to The New York Times.









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A Computer or Bach? Program Fools Even Music Experts

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 7:20pm
A Yale computer scientist has developed a program that creates music close enough to Bach's that people have trouble telling the two apart.









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Wove Smartwatch's Flexible Display Bends Around Your Wrist

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 2:41pm
The Wove Band is an upcoming smartwatch with a display that flexes with the band, letting it wrap itself around your wrist.









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