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UConn Hack Exposed Students' Credit Cards, SSNs

The University of Connecticut announced Friday in a blog post that its School of Engineering was the target of a serious breach.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:47:36 GMT
James Woods Sues Twitter User for 'Cocaine Addict' Claim

Woods is suing for defamation and invasion of privacy by false light for an "outrageous" tweet claiming he uses cocaine.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:51:28 GMT
Mind-Controlled Cursor Allows Disabled to Type With Ease

A new way of allowing paralyzed or severely injured people to control on-screen cursors taps directly into the brain and shows great promise.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:25:50 GMT
Zucker-Baby! First Family of Facebook Expecting Baby Girl

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announced that are expecting their first child, a girl, in a post on the social network.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:14:45 GMT
Car Hacking Risk Could Extend Beyond Chrysler: NTSB

The NTSB is trying to determine how many car makers received wireless components from the same company that supplied Fiat Chrysler.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:02:25 GMT
Man Finds Working iPhone After 9,300-Foot Drop From Plane

Ben Wilson tracked the device to a pasture 90 miles away, and found it in perfect working condition ... with the help of a donkey.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:46:05 GMT
Windows 10 Is On 14 Million Devices After 24 Hours

Twenty-four hours after it was released, Windows 10 is being run on more than 14 million devices.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:29:56 GMT
Two Charged in Card-Skimming Scam of Michaels Stores

Two men have been charged with taking part in a conspiracy to steal 94,000 credit and debit card numbers from customers of the arts-and-crafts chain.

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:27:10 GMT
Secret NSA Map Shows China Cyber Attacks on U.S.

A U.S. government map details more than 600 attacks on U.S. government, military and corporate targets, including Google and Lockheed Martin.

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:23:38 GMT
Scientists Create Robotic Insect That Can Jump on Water

A team of international researchers has created a robot insect that can launch itself easily from the water.

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:58:21 GMT
Facebook Shows Off Solar-Powered Internet Drone

Facebook has taken the wraps off the enormous solar-powered plane that may someday beam Internet to isolated communities.

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:34:44 GMT
FBI Struggling to Hire Cyber Experts Due to Low Pay

The FBI is struggling to attract computer scientists to its cybersecurity program mainly due to low pay, according to a Justice Department report.

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:50:19 GMT
Canon Camera Takes Color Shots in Near-Total Darkness

Every photographer has missed shots because it was dark and they couldn't get the flash ready in time. That won't be a problem with this new Canon.

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:42:51 GMT
Talking Calculators? In the 70s, We Were Amazed by Them

In this episode of Tech Rewound, we look at some of the talking technology that once wowed us.

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:31:41 GMT
Google Refuses French Order to Apply 'Forgotten' Globally

Google is appealing a French authority's order that it scrub search results worldwide when users are granted "right to be forgotten" requests.

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:56:23 GMT
Planned Parenthood Reports Second Website Attack

Planned Parenthood said electronic traffic to its websites was snarled by computer hackers on Wednesday in a second cyber attack.

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:59:05 GMT
$75K Reward to Catch Pilots Who Flew Drones Over Wildfires

Officials want to know who flew drones near several wildfires in California's San Bernardino mountains.

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:36:10 GMT
Yahoo Unveils Silent Video Messaging App Livetext

Imagine making a video call without other people being able to listen in. Yahoo is trying to make that happen with Livetext, a new app that seeks to m

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:43:54 GMT
Atomic Origami Turns Graphene Sheets Into Nanomachines

Researchers have found a new way to take advantage of the atom-thick "wonder material" graphene: use it for origami.

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:29:15 GMT
Facebook Revenue Jumps as Mobile Ad Sales Rise

Facebook reported a 9 percent fall in quarterly profit as it spent heavily to boost mobile revenue and develop products.

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:50:30 GMT
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