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A major flaw in Apple software for mobile devices could allow hackers to intercept email and other communications that are meant to be encrypted, the company said Friday.
Someone at Harvard has been misusing the university's powerful computing resources for nefarious purposes: mining the joke "Dogecoin" cryptocurrency.
The online retailer is reportedly preparing to launch a Web TV box that would compete with Apple TV and Roku’s line of products.
Don’t believe hysterical Facebook posts that claim the app, which lets children to play with a virtual cat, is a front for pedophiles.
Finally, LinkedIn users will be able to block exes, spammers and unwanted social climbers from messaging them and checking out their profile.
Thomas Edison has one. So does Alexander Graham Bell. In 2015, Apple founder Steve Jobs could have his own U.S. postage stamp too.A list of approved subjects for future stamps has been obtained by the Washington Post, and it looks like Jobs made the cut.
T-Mobile is allowing people who participate in its $10-a-month Jump program to upgrade their phones anytime, eliminating the previous limit of two upgrades a year.
It looks like Samsung will unveil the successor to its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone next week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.Yes, like an action movie blockbuster, the next Galaxy phone officially has its own teaser trailer, titled “Samsung Unpacked.
Another user of the Silk Road online black marketplace has discovered that the service is not quite as anonymous or foolproof as he thought. Charged with drug trafficking, unlicensed gun theft and counterfeiting, Sheldon Kennedy could be facing 20 years.
When the United States faces off against Canada in the men’s ice hockey semifinal at the Winter Olympics on Friday, only the most committed fans will be cheering in a sports bar.
Amazon is getting ready to launch a Web TV box that would compete with Apple TV and Roku’s products.
The bright lights seen above are hundreds of thousands of computer controlled mirrors focusing Mojave Desert sunlight onto boilers on top of three 459-foot towers. The focused solar energy heats up water to produce steam that powers turbines providing power to California homes.
If you noticed a few glitches Thursday with Google's Drive, Docs, and other cloud-based productivity services, you weren't the only one.The official Google Apps uptime tracker showed that a limited outage began at approximately 2 p.m.
Google is tapping big brains around the world to try to enable our devices to see and understand surroundings the way humans do, in an effort it calls Project Tango.
When WhatsApp, the mobile messaging app, was sold to Facebook for $16 billion on Wednesday, most, if not all, of its 55 employees were suddenly on track to become newly minted millionaires.
It looks like Google Fiber, which promises data transfer speeds that are 100 times faster than the average Internet connection, is looking to expand in a big way.
Before there was "Halo" or "Call of Duty," there was "Wolfenstein 3D," the first-person shooter that introduced a generation of gamers to gratuitous violence in 1992.