Kids' headphones promise protection, often don't deliver

If you’re on the hunt for children’s headphones—so-called because they limit the volume of sound that they emit to protect children’s ears—experts are issuing a stern warning: They’re not necessarily safe, even if they purport to be.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/12/kids-headphones-promise-protection-often-dont-deliver.html

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Wireless warning: How New York used smartphones in hunt for bombing suspect

The smartphone alert sent to New Yorkers during the hunt for bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami has thrust wireless warning systems into the spotlight.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/20/wireless-warning-how-new-york-used-smartphones-in-hunt-for-bombing-suspect.html

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New Yorkers get smartphone alert in hunt for bombing suspect

An alert was sent to smartphones across the New York City area Monday in the hunt for Ahmad Khan Rahami, the suspect in this weekend’s bombings in Manhattan and New Jersey.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/19/new-yorkers-get-smartphone-alert-in-hunt-for-bombing-suspect.html

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ISIS parks its cash in Bitcoin, experts say

Just days after the hacker group Anonymous pledged to hunt down Islamic State members and launch cyberattacks against their accounts, a separate group of techies claims it has identified a key funding avenue for the terror network – bitcoin accounts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/25/isis-parks-its-cash-in-bitcoin-experts-say.html

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Google finds serious flaws in Android code Samsung added to Galaxy S6 Edge

Article Image Google’s bug hunt to identify software flaws in Android has revealed 11 exploitable flaws in Samsung’s software included on its high end Galaxy S6 Edge flagship, including “a substantial number of high-severity issues,” within just a week of looking.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4b35ff9d/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C110C0A30Cgoogle0Efinds0Eserious0Eflaws0Ein0Eandroid0Ecode0Esamsung0Eadded0Eto0Egalaxy0Es60Eedge/story01.htm

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Prison break manhunt taps tech to track fugitives

As the hunt for two escaped murderers in upstate New York continues, law enforcement officials are using an array of technologies to track down the elusive fugitives.

While light towers that illuminate tracts of forest, thermal imaging, and motion sensors are all being used in the search, police predict that old-fashioned tips and shoe leather will play the biggest role in finding Richard Matt and David Sweat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/18/prison-break-manhunt-taps-tech-to-track-fugitives/

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