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Open Up the Source Code to Lock Down Your Data

Meaningful security is more than an app or an OS. It's a mindset. Linux security tools by themselves will not make you or anyone more secure. Security requires trade-offs in convenience, so the t..

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Critics Love HomePod’s Sound but Rap Its Smarts

Critics have begun weighing in on Apple's HomePod smart speaker, and they're loving the device's sound but don't have much affection for its smarts. The HomePod's sound outcla..

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Leak of Stale iOS Source Code Could Trigger Fresh Problems

Apple lawyers have sent a copyright violation notice to Github, following the publication of leaked iOS 9 source code on the site. Though iOS 9 is a dated version of the company's mobile operatin..

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New MIT Project to Probe Mysteries of Human Intelligence

MIT last week launched the MIT Intelligence Quest, an initiative to find out how human intelligence works, in engineering terms, and how a deeper grasp of human intelligence can be applied to building..

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With 4K HDR, Olympics May Be More Colorful Than Ever

The parade of Olympic athletes entering Pyeongchang, South Korea, could be quite colorful for a few reasons. Athletes from North and South Korea will enter together for the first time in more than a d..

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Apple AirPods Started Smoking And Exploded In Florida Gym

A man from Tampa, Florida reported that one of his Apple AirPods started billowing out white smoke while he was working out in a gym. The wireless earbud eventually exploded, though fortunately, he wa..

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Maxwell Eyes Bitcoin Smart Contracts After Blockstream

After leaving the startup he co-founded, Greg Maxwell is focusing his energy on developing more efficient and more private bitcoin smart contracts.

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A sneak peek at Disney’s streaming service lineup

A new report offers a few more details as to what Disney has in store for its upcoming Netflix rival. The company last August had announced plans to debut its own streaming service in 2019 with conten..

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Blockchain Technology Officially Enters the Oil and Gas Industry

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Oil and gas companies can rejoice, as Ethereum-powered blockchain technology is officially being adopte..

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Critical Oracle Micros POS Flaw Affects Over 300,000 Payment Systems

Oracle has released a security patch update to address a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability that affects its MICROS point-of-sale (POS) business solutions for the hospitality industry.

The f..