Hacking Team hack: cybersecurity firm 'sold spying tools to oppressive regimes to let them spy on activists and journalists', hack claims

Hacking Team, an Italian set of hackers that hires out its services to governments and other organisations, has been hacked. The documents taken in the attack have been leaked online, appearing ...

18 hours ago from The Independent

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GoPro to sell smaller camera

GoPro, the sports camera maker, plans to launch its smallest camera yet.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Robot Taxis Could Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 82%

Autonomous vehicles would make cities greener and drivers less employable

14 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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Samsung forecasts profit fall as S6 sales disappoint

Samsung Electronics Co. forecast a fall in second quarter profit in a sign that sales of its much anticipated Galaxy S6 smartphones failed to meet expectations.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Microsoft Groove Is Xbox Music In New Wineskin

It looks like Microsoft have decided to shelve the Xbox Music branding where its music and video apps for Windows 10 is concerned, having given it a rebrand to call it simply as "Groove". What ...

11 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Amazon Prime Day: site to host cheap shopping event to celebrate birthday

Amazon is to run a huge day of sales on July 15 to celebrate its 20th birthday.

22 minutes ago from The Independent

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Google Could Reinvent Commuting

Google's Waze navigation app could slash commuting traffic if a carpooling service it is testing catches on.Google became an Internet giant by reinventing how we get around the Web. Now it seems ...

14 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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Instagram Is Finally Fixing Its Crummy Resolution

Instagram is a great way to share over-emojied pictures of fireworks with friends, but for years, pictures have been limited to a fairly-pathetic 640 x 640. Now that it's not 2009, and most ...

9 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Twitter launches 'Birthday' feature, helping it give people balloons and ads

Twitter wants to know people's birthday so they can let their followers know, show them a balloon animation, and give them more personalised ads.

3 hours ago from The Independent

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Samsung boosts SSD 850 Evo and 850 Pro to 2TB capacity

If you have one drive bay and have been pining for faster local storage, Samsung's latest announcement is for you. They've just added 2TB solid-state drives to its 850 Pro SSD and 850 ...

13 hours ago from Techspot

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