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3 hrs ago | Preston Citizen

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid has warned internet search engine...

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid says there could be a new law if web firms do not crack down on pirate sites Culture Secretary Sajid Javid has warned internet search engine companies legislation could be introduced if they do not make "real progress" in clamping down on links to pirate websites.

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Related Topix: Internet, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

7 hrs ago | USA Today

Report: Apple fixes bug exposing nude celeb photos

Apple has fixed a bug that might have enabled hackers to gain access to iCloud accounts - and leak nude photos of celebrities - according to a tech report Monday.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, iCloud, Find My iPhone, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Twitter

11 hrs ago | CNN

Lawrence targeted in nude photo scandal

In a major breach of privacy, a hacker leaked a series of pictures allegedly showing Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities in the nude.

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Related Topix: Silver Linings Playbook, Computer Security, Jennifer Lawrence, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Jennifer Lawrence leaked nude photos: Apple iCloud password hack...

Tech experts are now saying weak passwords gave hackers the chance to access private pictures thanks to a software glitch Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities whose private pictures were leaked online may have had their Apple's iCloud passwords stolen by hacking software.

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Related Topix: iCloud, Computer Security, GitHub, Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Google Drive, iPhone App

14 hrs ago | Warrington Guardian

Jennifer Lawrence is one of the celebrities to be targeted by a hacker

The hacker broke into the stars' iCloud accounts and published the photos on image website 4Chan, in what is thought to be the biggest celebrity hacking scandal ever.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

14 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure

In this photo taken Friday May 9, 2014, Jack Ma, founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, speaks to newly weds employees of the company during a group wedding held 102 couples in Hangzhou in east China's Zhejiang province.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, World News, China, Asia, Internet, Baidu

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Yahoo!

Celebs exposed in huge nude photo leak

Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande, Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunst and Aussie model Teresa Palmer are among a slew of celebrities whose nude photos have been leaked online.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

San Jose Mercury News

Livermore: Suspect arrested in party shooting

Livermore police on Sunday arrested a man suspected of shooting into a residence in the 200 block of South Q Street shortly after midnight Saturday and wounding five partygoers, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Livermore, CA

ABC News 4 Charleston

World's first 'smart' cruise ship features robot bartenders, virtual balconies and more

HP issued a voluntary recall, explaining that a recently discovered overheating issue made the cords a "fire and burn hazard."

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Related Topix: Robots, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

USA Today

Robot toy invasion: Tech fuels the latest toys

Forget dollhouses, footballs and jigsaw puzzles - kids today want tech in their toys.

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Related Topix: Robots, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

NewsFactor

iWatch Watch: What Will Apple Debut?

There are still more questions than answers when it comes to details about the smart watch Apple seems poised to debut on September 9. In fact, nobody seems completely sure that it will be a smartwatch at all.

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Related Topix: Watches, Apple, Startups, iPhone, Ipad

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Star

SRNL turns microwaves to law enforcement tool

The Savannah River National Lab, or SRNL, is looking to assist law enforcement through the modification of a tandem microwave, an invention fabricated from two commercial microwave ovens.

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Related Topix: Inventions

ComputerWorld

Backoff malware infections are more widespread than thought

The number of businesses hit by the data-stealing Backoff malware may be substantially more than the 1,000 or so companies estimated by federal officials, according to security vendor Kaspersky Labs.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

SFGate

A Startup Is Tackling One Of The Biggest Problems With Wearable Devices - Battery Life

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: CPU, Business News

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Your Week in Viral Videos: Little girl in awe of space shuttle

Millions of people were inspired by the space shuttle, and it continues to do that, even though it hasn't flown in more than three years.

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Related Topix: NASA, Space

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Space Shuttle Discovery First Launched 30 Years Ago

Saturday marks 30 years since Space Shuttle Discovery's first launch. Discovery, the third space shuttle to join NASA's fleet, left for its first mission on Aug. 30, 1984, to deploy three communication satellites.

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Related Topix: Space, NASA

KRVN-AM Lexington

Whiskey Particles Stored on ISS Headed for Earth

A Scottish distillery that enlisted the help of astronauts to develop whiskey particles on the International Space Station is now preparing for touchdown.

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Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Space, NASA

Lancashire Telegraph

Tributes for Blackburn poet who died after realising lifelong dream

Bill Austin, of Bute Road, Shadsworth, overcame arthritis to publish 'If You Don't Like Poetry Read This' with the help of his neighbour Amanda Chinery.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Inventions

Fri Aug 29, 2014

InformationWeek

Re: How do you kill it?

But the law doesn't spell that out so Google, for example, could implement it in a variety of ways.

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Related Topix: iCloud, Find My iPhone, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Silicon Alley Insider

Police Officer Will Not Be Charged In Killing Of Napster Executive

Los Angeles sheriff's deputy Andrew Wood will not be charged for fatally running over former Napster COO Milton Olin Jr. in his patrol car while the officer was typing a message into his computer.

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Related Topix: Startups, Napster, Calabasas, CA, P2P

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