Hackers force message on websites via US firm

A U.S. firm that helps connect more than 700 companies with customers through social media says a Syrian group hacked the company's web address to upload a message to other websites.

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Device cools itself in the blazing-hot Sun

Passive system works without the need for a power source

3 hours ago from Physics World

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Twitter is watching how you use your phone but it can be stopped

Twitter updated its mobile apps to monitor the other software that users have installed, but provided an easy way out of the change for those worried about it.

13 hours ago from The Independent

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Say goodbye to (most of) those arcane symbols on your gadgets

Like the lower back tattoo you got in college, everyone's been hoping that those mandated symbols on the bottom of your gadgets will just go away. Thankfully, the E-Label act has now been signed ...

6 hours ago from Engadget

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Amazon offloading Fire Phone stock with $199 off-contract price

Amazon isn't exactly setting the world on fire with its Fire Phone. We didn't think the "gimmicky and overpriced phone" was worth picking up in our review, and the company is doing away with ...

21 hours ago from Gizmag

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EU Parliament votes to break up Google

The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the break-up of Google Thursday in a largely symbolic vote that nevertheless cast another blow in the four-year standoff between Brussels and ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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EU wants Google 'right to be forgotten' deletions to apply everywhere

EU regulators want the controversial 'right to be forgotten' ruling, which allows people to have pages about themselves scrubbed from the search engine, to be applied across the internet, including ...

Wed 26 Nov 14 from The Independent

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Tech Deals: Pre-Black Friday edition

Now that Black Friday is a bona fide thing, you’ve really got to be strategic. As the official starter for the holiday shopping season, Black Friday and the days to come are expected ...

3 hours ago from Techspot

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GoPro is reportedly making camera-equipped drones

It's not enough to simply strap an action camera on your helmet these days; now that you can mount a camera on a drone or get one built-in, aerial sports footage is the way to go. And GoPro ...

21 hours ago from Engadget

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Polish 'vampire' burials weren't just for outsiders

Six individuals in 19th century Poland believed to be at risk of becoming vampires weren't mysterious outsiders - they were locals singled out for another reason

Wed 26 Nov 14 from Newscientist

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