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A cyberattack similar to previous hacker intrusions from China penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government's leading security clearance contractor, before the company noticed, officials and others familiar with an FBI investigation and related official inquiries told The Associated Press. (credit: Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

US Security Contractors Didn’t Notice Hacker Breach For Months

A cyberattack similar to previous hacker intrusions from China penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government’s leading security clearance contractor, before the company noticed, officials and others familiar with an FBI investigation and related official inquiries told The Associated Press.

11/03/2014

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U.S. Agency Warns Car Owners to Get Air Bags Fixed

U.S. safety regulators are warning owners of more than 4.7 million vehicles that have been recalled for air bag problems to get them repaired immediately.

10/20/2014

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Lockheed Martin Claims Breakthrough In Nuclear Fusion Technology

The defense contractor promises nuclear fusion generators would be much smaller, about the size of a semi-truck.

10/16/2014

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CBS Offers Digital Subscription Service To Consumers

CBS announced the launch of CBS All Access, a new digital subscription video on demand live streaming service for the CBS Television Network.

10/16/2014

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Facebook Creates ‘Safety Check’ Tool for Disasters

Facebook Inc. is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural disasters.

10/16/2014

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More Than 65 Million Voiceprints Collected By Government, Corporate Databases

Over the telephone, in jail and online, a new digital bounty is being harvested: the human voice.

10/13/2014

Twitter’s CEO says that ISIS militants have used personal death threats against him and the company’s staff in response to the shutting down of the Islamic State’s accounts. (Photo Credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Twitter CEO: ISIS Has Threatened Employees With Death Threats For Blocking Accounts

Twitter’s CEO says that ISIS militants have used personal death threats against him and the company’s staff in response to the shutting down of the Islamic State’s accounts.

10/10/2014

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Your Hands-Free Car System May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

“Hands-free” is not necessarily synonymous with “risk-free,” according to two new studies from the AAA Foundation and the University of Utah.

10/07/2014

A new DIY project from Defense Distributed enables a PC-connected milling machine to rapidly self-assemble AR-15 semi-automatic rifles – and this “Ghost Runner” is untraceable. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Machine Allows People To Create Homemade, Untraceable AR-15 Rifles

A new DIY project from Defense Distributed enables a PC-connected milling machine to rapidly self-assemble AR-15 semi-automatic rifles – and this “Ghost Runner” is untraceable.

10/02/2014

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New iPhones Run Into Software, Bending Complaints

Apple’s newest iPhones ran into some glitches Wednesday after users complained that a new software update blocked their calls, and a video circulated to suggest that the larger of the two new models is vulnerable to bending.

09/24/2014

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