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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

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about the Apple Watch during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Live: Smartwatch, Larger iPhones Unveiled

Apple’s larger iPhones won’t just have bigger screens. They’ll have a new, horizontal viewing mode to take advantage of the larger display.

09/09/2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Sept. 12, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Ready to Reveal Its Next Big Thing

Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses.

09/08/2014

Murdered journalist Steven Sotloff’s friend says the U.S. government did nothing to assist his family in their dealings with Islamic State militants’ demands for ransoms – including government threats and bullying over attempts to buy him out the terrorists’ demands.  (credit: Etienne de Malglaive via Getty Images)

Tech Insiders: Decentralized Firms Helped Block Spread Of Beheading Video

Tech companies drafted plans to scrub the web after a grisly video showing the beheading of an American journalist by Islamic State militants — and implemented them this week after a second killing, a Silicon Valley insider said Wednesday.

09/03/2014

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In Light of Celebrity Hacks, How to Protect Your Data

The theft of nude photographs from celebrities’ online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computing, a system used by a growing number of Americans to store personal information over the Internet.

09/02/2014

Astronomers say they’ve discovered water ice clouds on a “brown dwarf” just 7.3 light-years from Earth – the first candidate outside our own solar system to have direct evidence of water clouds.  (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle via Getty Images)

Astronomers: ‘First Evidence’ Of Water Clouds Discovered Outside Solar System

Astronomers say they’ve discovered water ice clouds on a “brown dwarf” just 7.3 light-years from Earth – the first candidate outside our own solar system to have direct evidence of water clouds.

08/26/2014

Teflon tape, molded plastic explosives and concealed handguns are all concealment tricks that a group of researchers were able to pull off on the Rapiscan Secure 1000 machines previously used at TSA checkpoints and currently used at courthouses, prisons and other government security stops. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Study: TSA Full-Body X-Ray Scanners Miss Guns, Explosives, Knives

Teflon tape, molded plastic explosives and concealed handguns are all concealment tricks that a group of researchers were able to pull off on the Rapiscan Secure 1000 machines previously used at TSA checkpoints and currently used at courthouses, prisons and other government security stops.

08/20/2014

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