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Hackers claim to hold 7 million Dropbox passwords

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:54pm
Dropbox denies it has been compromised as hackers leak hundreds of passwords online and threaten to release more
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Has man dragged Earth into the Anthropocene age?

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:45am
"Never in its 4.6 billion-year-old history has the Earth been so affected by one species as it is being affected now"
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Hurricane Gonzalo forms in Caribbean

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:15pm
The storm's 75-mph winds are hitting the island of Antigua and are on course for the U.S. and British Virgin Islands
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Sections of Bay Area overdue for earthquakes

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:31pm
Which areas are most vulnerable? New study names four parts of Northern California at risk
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NASA snaps Jack-o'-lantern on the face of the sun

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:29pm
It may be a bit early to celebrate Halloween, but NASA gets into the spirit with this spooky photo of the sun
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Millions of voiceprints being collected

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 3:00pm
Will voice biometrics replace fingerprints and passwords to ID people by sound?
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Photo-sharing app protects pics from screenshots

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 2:15pm
New photo-sharing app called Yovo uses a common optical illusion to make your snaps a lot harder for the receiver to screenshot
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NASA plans missions to mine water on the moon

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 2:09pm
The space agency is developing two separate missions to learn how to exploit stores of water on the lunar surface
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Yelp continues to battle extortion claims by businesses

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:17pm
Online review site accused repeatedly of raising or dropping ratings depending on whether businesses advertised with them
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Secret military space plane could land this week

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:16pm
After orbiting the Earth for almost two years, the mysterious mini-shuttle is reportedly heading home
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Teen trying to make an out-of-this-world dream a reality

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:31am
13-year-old Alyssa Carson has been planning voyage to Mars since age 3 and isn't showing any signs of letting up
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Could "Copenhagen Wheel" reinvent the urban commute?

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 9:11pm
Assaf Biderman has developed a bike wheel that turns an ordinary bicycle into a motorized hybrid that responds to a rider's pedaling
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Kmart joins list of retailers hit by data theft

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 2:18pm
Breach at Kmart stores may have compromised some customers' credit, debit cards
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​Kennewick Man, an ambassador from the past

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:22am
Scientific study of a 9,000-year-old skeleton found in Wash. State is rewriting our understanding of ancient man
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​Walter Isaacson on the traits of "Innovators"

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 7:58pm
​In his new book the author writes about the "hackers​, geniuses and geeks" responsible for creating computers and the Internet
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Thousands of people ask to disappear from Google

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 6:31pm
Google is swamped with requests from Europeans trying to take advantage of their "right to be forgotten"
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Nielsen admits to errors in TV measurement

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 6:03pm
The company says it discovered errors in TV viewing measurement incorrectly showed people were watching the wrong network
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Flight attendants fight use of electronics during takeoff and landing

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 5:36pm
Flight attendants union battles FAA in court over rule change letting passengers use phones and other devices during takeoff and landing
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Can ​Microsoft's bad gender "karma" be fixed?

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 2:47pm
The tech world may not have the same pay gap as other fields, but it's worse on other fronts
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At least 100,000 Snapchat photos hacked: Report

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 2:39pm
Snapchat says its servers were not breached, but a third-party app may have been compromised, exposing users' photos
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