In light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data

The circulation of nude photographs stolen from celebrities' online accounts has raised questions about the security of storing information over the Internet.

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Home Depot possible hacking victim

US home improvement chain Home Depot said Tuesday it was investigating a possible attempt to hack its computer systems that may have targeted customer data.

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Neanderthal 'art' created 40,000 years ago found in Gibraltar cave

Neanderthals, long assumed to be simple, early forms of human beings, whose looks characterise them as brutish creatures, have shown signs of being more considered and creative than the species ...

16 hours ago from The Independent

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FBI investigates 4Chan for posting hacked nude celebrity photos

For years, its infamous "random" message board has featured a stream of graphic images of sex and violence, but it has taken the posting of private photographs allegedly purloined from around ...

8 hours ago from The Independent

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Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations

Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing ...

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Scientists create renewable fossil fuel alternative using bacteria

The development is a step towards commercial production of a source of fuel that could one day provide an alternative to fossil fuels.

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Sony's next phone accessory could turn your phone into a DSLR

Sony has had some success with its line of mirrorless cameras using the E-mount lens system for both casual and more serious photographers. However, the QX10 and QX100 add-on lenses for smartphones ...

5 hours ago from Geek.com

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Reddit launches official AMA app for mobile

The question and answer sessions known as AMAs ('Ask Me Anything') hosted by link-sharing site Reddit have long been recognized as a stand-out feature, attracting everyone from Hollywood stars ...

15 hours ago from The Independent

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Sonos Kills The Bridge And Goes Almost Totally Wireless

 Wireless speaker company Sonos has updated its entire streaming system to allow for nearly wireless speaker connectivity. Until today, the only way to connect an entire home to the same ...

7 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Zoologger: Cockatoos learn to make and use a tool

After a lone Goffin cockatoo figured out how to make and use a simple tool, others have learned the same trick by watching him

2 hours ago from Newscientist

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