Hacking, Russia, loom large during first presidential debate

Cybersecurity took center stage during Monday’s first presidential debate as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clashed on keeping America’s networks safe.

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Samsung Catches a Small Break in Midst of Note 7 Battery Pummeling


Samsung stock recovered slightly on Tuesday from the nosedive it took Monday, after U.S. regulators urged consumers to stop using and turn in more than 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. Shares closed 4.2 percent higher on Tuesday, erasing some of Monday’s $14 billion loss in market value. The Federal Aviation Administration’s alert came in response to a small number of incident reports of the Galaxy Note 7’s lithium ion batteries catching fire, either in transit or while charging on board planes.

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FAA warns passengers not to use Samsung smartphone after reports of devices catching fire

U.S. aviation safety officials took the extraordinary step late Thursday of warning airline passengers not to turn on or charge a new-model Samsung smartphone during flights following numerous reports of the devices catching fire.

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Man builds 100mpg engine using 200-year-old technology

Josh “Mac” MacDowell of San Antonia Texas had a brilliant idea. He took a 200-year old Stirling engine and added some 21st-century technology to it. The result is a Hybrid electric car so efficient that you never have to stop to recharge.

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Solar-powered airplane lands in Pennsylvania

A solar-powered airplane has landed in Pennsylvania, about 17 hours after it took off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright.

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Oculus Riles Users Over Piracy Block That Fails Anyway


It took a hacker just a day to come up with a workaround for the platform update Oculus released last week, which blocked users from running the company’s games on rival virtual reality systems. Version 1.4 of the Oculus App blocked a hack from LibreVR called “Revive” that allowed users to play Oculus games on rival systems, including the HTC Vive and Valve. A day later, the Revive developer found a way to work around the digital rights management included in the Oculus patch. “I still do not support piracy,” said the developer.

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Twitter hopes changing its 140-character limit will Make Twitter Great Again

Twitter has been fighting for relevancy over the last few years: Snapchat took away its tweens, Facebook took away the argumentative uncles, and Twitter is mostly left with political statements and Kanye’s tweetstorms.

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3 ways to speed up your computer's startup time

Remember those old tube TVs that took minutes to warm up after you turned on the power? How about dial-up modems that took half a minute to connect to the Internet? In the age of fast-booting TVs and always-connected Internet, you probably don’t miss the waiting.

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Bernie Sanders bemoans Apple's overseas supply chain, tax avoidance strategy

Article Image In a recent interview, candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination Bernie Sanders took issue with Apple’s reliance on Chinese manufacturing partners, a position voiced earlier in the campaign cycle by Republican demagogue Donald Trump.

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Inside the first-ever Special Ops Urban Assault competition

Ultra-elite Special Operations teams took part in the first-ever U.S. Army Special Operations Command International Urban Assault Challenge last week.

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This week on AI: DOJ drops court order, Apple ships iPhone SE & 9.7" iPad Pro, iOS 9.3.1 fixes critical Web link bug

Article Image Apple’s confrontation with the U.S. government over encryption took a major twist, thanks to the Justice Department officially withdrawing its court order. Later in the week, Apple shipped the iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and fixed a critical bug via iOS 9.3.1.

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Microsoft attempt at artificial intelligence becomes Hitler-loving, misogynistic PR disaster

Article Image It took only 24 hours for a Microsoft artificial intelligence project to turn from a typical tweeting teenage girl into a hate spewing, offensive public relations debacle, thanks to coordinated attacks on the learning software.

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DJI unveils Phantom 4 drone with obstacle avoidance, new Apple partnership

Article Image Chinese drone maker DJI on Tuesday took the covers off its its latest camera drone, a $1,399 aerial photography platform that comes with a faster top speed, longer flight duration, and a new obstacle avoidance system to make piloting easier.

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Former NSA director opposes iOS backdoor, but leans towards FBI in iPhone unlock debate

Article Image On Monday, a former director of the U.S. National Security Agency — Michael Hayden — took a middleground stance on the Apple/FBI encryption debate, supporting the FBI in the short term while opposing a universal backdoor in devices.

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Cook et al Dig In Heels in iPhone Encryption Battle


CEO Tim Cook on Tuesday took Apple’s battle with the FBI directly to the public, penning an open letter in defense of the company’s resistance to a court order mandating it to create a way to access data in the iPhone used by the San Bernardino terrorists. A federal magistrate issued the order because the high level of encryption built into the device had impeded the FBI’s investigation. Cook called for a public discussion of the issues surrounding Apple’s objections to the demand.

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Tim Cook & Jony Ive talk fashion, future of Apple in Vogue interview

Article Image Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook and lead designer Jony Ive took fashion magazine Vogue on a tour of their upcoming “spaceship” Campus 2, and explained how the Apple Watch is the realization of a long-term goal for the company.

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