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Hackers Offered Cash to Crack iPhone Fingerprint Security

Hackers Offered Cash to Crack iPhone Fingerprint Security

Friday, September 20, 2013 10:41

Hackers are gearing up for Friday's iPhone 5S release with a contest to crack the device's first-ever fingerprint scanner, a high-tech feature that Apple Inc says makes users' data more secure. [caption id="attachment_32327" align="alignright" width="315"] iPhone ...

New iPhone Expected as Apple Asks Media to September 10 Event

New iPhone Expected as Apple Asks Media to September 10 Event

Thursday, September 5, 2013 11:57

Apple Inc on Tuesday sent official invitations to a September 10 event at which it is expected to unveil the latest version of the iPhone, possibly in colors other than its trademark black and white. [caption id="attachment_32064" align="alignnone" width="640"] iPhone[/caption]...

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Archaeologists Use Drones in Peru to Map and Protect Sites

Archaeologists Use Drones in Peru to Map and Protect Sites

Monday, August 26, 2013 11:37

In Peru, home to the spectacular Inca city of Machu Picchu and thousands of ancient ruins, archaeologists are turning to drones to speed up sluggish survey work and protect sites from squatters, builders and miners. [caption id="attachment_31882" align="alignright" width="322"]...

Spy Bins Raise Privacy Fears in London

Spy Bins Raise Privacy Fears in London

Thursday, August 22, 2013 11:06

A rubbish bin may not be what it appears on the streets of London. In May tech firm Renew fitted a dozen bins with a device that detects nearby smartphones and collects data from them. A firm called Renew bought the bomb-proof recycling bins ahead of last year's ...

Facebook launching Project to Make Internet More Affordable

Facebook launching Project to Make Internet More Affordable

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 12:19

Facebook Inc's Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has enlisted Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Qualcomm Inc and four other companies for a project aimed at bringing Internet access to people around the world who can't afford it, mirroring efforts by Google Inc and others. [caption id="attachment_31749" align="alignright" width="315"]...

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Pakistan Set to Break Indian Record of Planting Highest no of Saplings in One Day

Pakistan Set to Break Indian Record of Planting Highest no of Saplings in One Day

Saturday, June 22, 2013 11:15

Pakistan is set to break Indian record of planting highest number of saplings in one day, as it has embarked on an ambitious plan of planting more than seven lacs of saplings at Kharochan in the coastal area on Saturday here, News reported. [caption id="attachment_31471" align="alignnone" width="468"]...

Iranian Gmail Users Targeted in Pre Election Hacking Campaign

Iranian Gmail Users Targeted in Pre Election Hacking Campaign

Thursday, June 13, 2013 10:18

Tens of thousands of Gmail accounts belonging to Iranian users have been targeted in an extensive hacking campaign in the weeks leading up to the country's closely watched presidential elections on Friday, Google Inc said on Wednesday. [caption id="attachment_31255" align="alignright" width="270"]...

Smartphone Life Shakes up Website World

Smartphone Life Shakes up Website World

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 10:44

Internet giants from Google and Facebook to Yahoo and Zynga are scrambling to adapt to an online world where people reach for smartphones or tablets instead of traditional computers. [caption id="attachment_31233" align="alignright" width="270"] Smartphones[/caption] Social games pioneer Zynga, which ...

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Woman Discovers Online Friend is Actually Ex Husband

Woman Discovers Online Friend is Actually Ex Husband

Monday, June 10, 2013 10:29

A divorced Minnesota woman discovered that the man she'd been communicating with online for almost a year was actually her ex-husband, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. The woman has since filed stalking charges. [caption id="attachment_31201" align="alignnone" width="581"] Woman ...

Pakistan-India-China Nukes Increased by 10 Warheads last Year (Think Tank)

Pakistan-India-China Nukes Increased by 10 Warheads last Year (Think Tank)

Monday, June 3, 2013 9:50

Three of the world's nuclear powers -- China, India and Pakistan -- have increased their arsenals over the past year, while the other five have cut their strength or kept it stable, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said Monday....

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