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1 hr 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

1 hr 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

NewsOK.com

Professor awarded supercomputer grant

A University of Central Oklahoma professor of engineering and physics has been awarded a $304,745 research grant from the National Science Foundation to fund a cluster supercomputer.

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Related Topix: High Performance Computing, University of Central Oklahoma

KTVN Reno

Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

Broke and down on his luck, Billy Joe Hurley turned to the only way he knew how to make a living: poaching ginseng.

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Related Topix: Inventions

The Fresno Bee

Chinese e-commerce rivals challenge Alibaba

The three companies said they will integrate online and offline selling, with e-commerce services in Wanda's 107 shopping malls, as well as its hotels and resorts.

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Related Topix: Internet, Alibaba, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Baidu

The London Free Press

Google tests airborne drones to deliver goods

SAN FRANCISCO Google Inc is developing airborne drones capable of flying on their own and delivering anything from candy to medicine, the Internet company said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Amazon, Internet

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