It's saliva! A new ultra-thin battery is powered by spit

Innovative researchers from Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed the next step in microbial fuel cells: a paper-like battery thats activated by saliva.

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Washington State University warns 1 million about stolen hard drive containing personal data

Washington State University sent letters earlier this month to 1 million people warning them they could be at risk of identity theft after a hard drive was in a locked safe that was stolen more than a month go.

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Broader Scope of Russian Election Cyberattacks Revealed


Federal and state officials have confirmed that cyberattacks against state voting systems during the 2016 election were more widespread than previously disclosed to the public, but they said the heightened activity did not impact final vote tallies. The confirmations follow Tuesday’s Bloomberg report, citing three unnamed sources, that attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election were much greater than previously disclosed to the public. Still, officials pushed back on the revelation that 39 states were “hit” by Russian attackers.

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Telegram app reportedly involved as ISIS claims responsibility for Manchester attack

Hours after a deadly attack in Manchester that killed 22 people, the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) claimed responsibility, posting a statement about it.

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Casinos and lottery could go online in Pennsylvania

Gambling and playing the lottery could be more accessible for Pennsylvania residents if the state passes proposals for an online expansion.

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How ISIS is turning commercial drones into weapons in the battle for Mosul

Elite Iraqi units clearing Mosul from Islamic State occupation face aerial bombardment from modified ISIS drones every day.

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German Justice Minister says his country must do more to fight fake news

Germany’s Justice Minister Heiko Maas insisted that German judges and state prosecutors ought to lay down the law on fake news spread via social media networks (like Facebook), and that it needed to happen immediately.

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How Ohio State University harnessed tech to alert students of campus attack

Ohio State University’s Buckeye Alert system warned students of a campus attacker within minutes of the car and knife attack unfolding Monday morning.

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Nazi hunters build virtual reality Auschwitz to help prosecute war criminals

Bavaria’s State Criminal Office will use the reconstruction to challenge people charged with war crimes who deny having witnessed atrocities at the camp.

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Nazi hunters build virtual reality Auschwitz to help prosecute war criminals

Bavaria’s State Criminal Office will use the reconstruction to challenge people charged with war crimes who deny having witnessed atrocities at the camp.

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New York DMV's facial recognition enhancements have led to more than 100 arrests since January

After New York State made enhancements to how its DMV combats identity theft and fraud in January, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week that the changes have since led to more than 100 arrests and 900 open cases.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/29/new-york-dmvs-facial-recognition-enhancements-have-led-to-more-than-100-arrests-since-january.html

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UK's government hackers target Islamic State group in string of cyberattacks

British cyberintelligence forces have managed to effectively block Islamic State communications for an extended period of time, making it much harder for the terrorist group to coordinate itself.

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Volkswagen Agrees to Fix or Buy Back Dirty Diesel Cars


Volkswagen has reached an agreement with federal and state authorities to repair or replace about 500,000 diesel cars in the U.S., according to court documents released Thursday. The cars were equipped with software designed to deceive emissions tests. Under the agreement, announced Thursday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, Volkswagen will pay back an undetermined amount of money to owners of the affected vehicles. Volkswagen confirmed that an agreement in principle had been reached.

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California Assembly considers bill to mandate encryption backdoors

Article Image A bill introduced in the California State Assembly earlier this year would require companies that build smartphones and mobile operating systems to build backdoors in their products and fine any company that does not comply.

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