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.

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Sony's e-paper FES watch turns the strap into a screen too

Sony has quietly kept its name away from the FES smartwatch, which has followed in the footsteps of the Pebble and raised big bucks from crowdfunding.

46 minutes ago from CNET

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Device cools itself in the blazing-hot Sun

Passive system works without the need for a power source

19 hours ago from Physics World

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Social networks must simplify terms, say MPs

Millions of Britons are using social networks without realising what they are sacrificing in privacy because companies such as Facebook use excessively complicated terms and conditions, MPs ...

14 hours ago from The Independent

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Germany signs no-spy deal with BlackBerry

Germany has approved BlackBerry's purchase of encryption firm Secusmart after signing a "no-spy" agreement with the Canadian smartphone maker.

46 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Uber Has Halted Operations in Nevada

After a tough couple of weeks , there's now more bad news for Uber. The Washoe County District Court has just issued a temporary injunction which stops the service from operating in Nevada.Read ...

46 minutes ago from Gizmodo

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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.

Thu 27 Nov 14 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 ...

23 hours ago from Engadget

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Assassin's Creed: Unity is in such a state Ubisoft cancels the Season Pass

Assassin’s Creed: Unity has been an unmitigated disaster for Ubisoft. What should have been a game that easily topped the charts and earned its development money back and then some, has ...

3 hours ago from Geek.com

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New app-enabled dummy lets parents hook babies up to the internet

Ever worried your baby isn't high-tech enough? Finally you can plug your babies into the internet of things with a new Bluetooth-enabled pacifier.

16 minutes ago from The Independent

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