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HP issued a voluntary recall, explaining that a recently discovered overheating issue made the cords a “fire and burn hazard.”
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To celebrate the 15th birthday of its Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA has published four previously unreleased images of supernova remnants.
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The city of Oakland, CA is poised to decriminalize pinball this week after an eight-decade ban on the arcade staple that labeled them as gambling machines.
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TV sits at the very top of the list of favorite summertime activities, more popular than such tried and true sunny-weather rituals such as “going outside” and “playing sports.”
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Skip the cologne and upgrade the old man’s tech-cred this year with these Father’s Day gifts ideas.
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The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over the U.S. states of Alabama, Georgia, and Florida, issued a ruling that essentially requires law enforcement agencies to obtain warrants before tracking the location of cell phones.
The NSA is claiming that its systems are so complex that it cannot prevent the destruction of evidence that may be damaging to its case in a lawsuit against privacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).
Facebook and Twitter are getting into the World Cup spirit with dedicated pages for the grand event. More>>
The Secret Service, a law enforcement organization tasked with protecting the president from bullets and crazy people, may have the social skills of Sheldon Cooper. The agency appears to have a hard time recognizing sarcasm and is looking to science to help with its shortcomings.
Google added 12 World Cup stadiums in Google Maps Street View. Not only can you check out high-res panoramic imagery of the venues, you can also view the iconic painted streets – a Brazilian World Cup tradition – and hundreds of new images of interesting landmarks and locales across Brazil. More>>
Leaked rumors correctly guessed Apple would continue to change its desktop operating system with interface ideas inspired by iOS. This was a cause for concern, because what works on mobile often doesn’t work on the desktop, as Windows 8 so aptly demonstrated. More>>
A coalition led by Reddit, Imgur, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Amnesty International are participating in an online protest called “Reset the Net” that aims to make it harder for the NSA and other local or foreign government agencies to conduct mass surveillance over the Internet.
If there’s one thing Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) makes clear, it’s that Apple loves the programmers who make software for iOS and OS X. But at the same time, Apple isn’t above pulling the rug out from under its own developers. More>>
The National Security Agency (NSA) has ramped up its collection of digital facial images in the past four years, according to The New York Times, which cites documents from 2011 leaked by Edward Snowden.
Google has launched an online form allowing Europe-based Web users to request the removal of search engine results that link to sites containing information about them.
Building off the success of the Reading Rainbow iPad application that launched two years ago, Levar Burton launched a Kickstarter campaign earlier today that will bring the application to the Web as well.
Those who over-share on Facebook may be dissatisfied with real life.
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Microsoft has revealed the Surface Pro 3 tablet at an event in New York, despite reports saying we’d be introduced to the Surface Mini.
Time for another password change, folks – at least, if you’re an eBay user.
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Today’s FCC vote pushed forward a proposal that could effectively reshape the Internet.
Around 1 billion smartphones were sold across the world in 2013.
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You might think the latest moves by the FCC spell the end of net neutrality but, if Level Communications 3 is right, it’s been dead for some time.
Provided by Amazon has just rolled out #AmazonCart, which lets users add items to their cart by including a hashtag in a tweet.
The Nokia Lumia 520 is one of the most affordable Windows Phones available, but it may be a bargain now that we’ve learned it stopped a bullet from possibly killing a Brazilian military officer.
Tech companies such as Apple, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and Microsoft reportedly plan to inform more people about government and law enforcement requests for their data, including emails, and other online activity.
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Two cases in the Supreme Court may determine whether the police can search your phone without a warrant.
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Microsoft has been alerted to a serious security flaw in versions 6 through 11 of its Internet Explorer Web browser. The good news is it’s promising to roll out a fix for users soon; but the bad news is if you’re still using XP, you’ll get no fix, leaving your machine vulnerable to attack.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will be distributing a proposal tomorrow that allows broadband Internet providers the ability to provide preferential speed treatment to content providers that pay for that privilege.
Amazon and HBO have struck a deal to give Prime Instant Video subscribers free access to some of the premium network’s definitively classic series, including old favorites like The Sopranos and The Wire.
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Android users may be more susceptible to the Heartbleed Bug than previously thought.
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Following a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the FBI has just released new documents that show the Bureau is making steady progress on its facial recognition database. More>>
In the early morning of April 15, the sky will host a rare type of lunar eclipse – one in which the moon will have a crimson coloration.
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In the clearest indication yet that Google is close to a full-blown commercial launch of its face-based computer, the company has announced that Glass will go on sale next week – for one day only.
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A serious vulnerability in the OpenSSL Internet encryption protocol known as the Heartbleed bug has potentially left the information of most Internet users vulnerable to hackers.
Microsoft’s famously successful (and still popular) Windows XP is now well over a decade old. After April 8th, 2014 there will be no new security updates and no new patches. Here's what you need to know.
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