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Apple and Google users could have been spied on for a decade because of 'FREAK' security flaw

A huge security flaw in Apple and Google devices left phone and computer users vulnerable to hacking when they went to supposedly secure websites, according to researchers.

Wed 4 Mar 15 from The Independent

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So This Baby Weasel Decided to Hitch a Ride on a Flying Woodpecker's Back

The battle for survival just got airborne

Mon 2 Mar 15 from TIME

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Facebook artificial intelligence team serves up 20 tasks

In August last year, Daniela Hernandez wrote in Wired about Yann LeCun, director of AI Research at Facebook. His interests include machine learning, audio, video, image, and text understanding, ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Watchdog: Air traffic control system is a hacking risk

The nation's system for guiding planes and other aircraft is at "increased and unnecessary risk" of being hacked, according to a report by government watchdog released Monday.

Mon 2 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Why you might get more than you bargained for playing 'beer pong'

When the conversation fades and the food runs out, exuberant partygoers might turn to drinking games for their postprandial entertainment. But, be warned the ever-popular sport of "beer pong" ...

23 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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AVG's magic glasses make you invisible to facial recognition software

We've all become used to facial recognition technology helping us to tag our friends in photos online. There may be times, however, that you don't want to be recognized like this. With that ...

Mon 2 Mar 15 from Gizmag

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Light Field takes VR to the next level and lets you look around in 3D

Ever since I experienced a live 3D virtual reality broadcast for the first time, I've been giving demos of the technology to anyone who will sit still long enough for me to put a Gear VR on ...

Mon 2 Mar 15 from Engadget

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Shooting Challenge: Time

This weekend, we'll begin daylight savings time. Next week, we'll get another peek at the Apple Watch. Time is on the mind. And so for this week's Shooting Challenge, photograph this largely ...

19 hours ago from Gizmodo

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