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French Comic Arrested for Defending Terrorism

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:55am
A French comic has been detained for defending terrorism after posting comments on Facebook that seemed to support the Charlie Hebdo attackers.






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Instant Translation: Google Improves Speech, Photo Modes

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 4:32am
Improvements have arrived for Google's free Translate app, which, as you may guess, lets you translate both spoken and written words in an instant.






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3D Print Your Next House

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:23pm
Hoping to ward off the next housing crisis, a company called WikiHouse is trying to popularize a 3D printed house with an open-source design.






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Luxury MP3 Players Take Aim at Fans of Digital Audio

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 5:49pm
You might think that smartphones have killed the dedicated MP3 player, but some companies are doubling down on them — and doubling the price.






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Passwords Changed After CENTCOM Hack

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 2:25pm
As a result of the hack attack CENTCOM social media, the Office of the Sec. of Defense ordered that passwords be changed to 50 social media accounts.






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Why the Silk Road Trial Should Matter to Non-Criminals

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 1:42pm
While Silk Road enabled the sale of a variety of goods and services, it was also a hotbed for the sale of illegal drugs.






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SpaceX's Elon Musk Touts Seattle Satellite Operation

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 1:14pm
SpaceX's billionaire founder, Elon Musk, says his company's new Seattle engineering office will take the lead in creating next-generation satellites.






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Hands Off: Apple Patents Gesture-Tracking Tech

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 12:31pm
Apple was granted a patent on Tuesday for technology that allows its devices to read physical gestures and respond based on hand movements.






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AMBER Alerts Are Coming to Your Facebook News Feed

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 10:24am
Facebook will now push AMBER alerts to user News Feeds when children go missing in their area.






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Pro-ISIS Hackers Hit CENTCOM Twitter, YouTube

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 4:22am
Twitter and Youtube accounts for U.S Central Command were hacked by an unknown group on Monday.






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'Like' This: Can Facebook Assess Your Personality?

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 11:02pm
A computer was able to accurately assess personality using only a bit of users' Facebook activity, researchers reported Monday.






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Twitter Activity Can Help Predict TV Show's Success

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 8:39pm
Research from Nielsen shows that Twitter activity in the weeks before a show's premiere can help predict whether it's going to hit or bomb.






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It's Orange and Hard to Destroy, But What's in a Black Box?

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 6:03pm
Here's what officials expect to find inside the flight data recorder.






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Accused Silk Road Creator Ulbricht Goes to Trial

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 5:57pm
Jury selection is scheduled for Tuesday in Manhattan federal court in the case of Ross Ulbricht, who authorities say created Silk Road.






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Uber Offers Helicopters to College Championship

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 5:22pm
The College Football Championship game is hours away, and fans going to the game in Arlington, Texas, now have a way to avoid game-night traffic.






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From Smart Pacifiers and 3-D Printers: The Gizmos of CES 2015

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 4:32pm
With 2.2 million square feet of gadgets, everyone from Samsung to the Girls Scouts were showcasing the latest advancements in technology.






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U.S. Defense Official: CENTCOM Twitter Account 'Clearly' Hacked

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 1:54pm
As President Barack Obama gave a speech stressing the importance of cybersecurity, the Twitter account for CENTCOM appeared to be hacked.






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Experts Say We Better Study A.I. Before We Unleash It

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 10:27pm
A scientific think tank that champions the development of artificial intelligence is calling for more research to avoid "potential pitfalls" of the technology.






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New Ranking Calls Out Calif. for Social Media Narcissism

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 5:56pm
An analysis found that residents of California tend to be the most boastful when it comes to sharing information on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.






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Je Suis Facebook? Zuckerberg Raises Free Speech Questions

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 9:45pm
In the wake of the terrorist attacks on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, "Je Suis Charlie" has become a rallying cry in support of free speech.






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