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Browsers are supposed to keep passwords and other sensitive data safe, but a technical flaw in a widely used padlock security technology allows hackers to grab the information anyway.
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Image of Iceberg B-31 in Antarctica''s Pine Island Glacier made on Nov. 13, 2013 from the NASA Earth Observatory, using Landsat 8 data from the USGS Earth Explorer.
11 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise
Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock for the first time in nine years.
12 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Erno Rubik, right, the inventor of Rubik's Cube, talks with speedcuber Anthony Brooks on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Liberty Science Center's newest exhibit, "Beyond Rubik's Cube," opening on Saturday.
17 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength.
21 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Organizers of the New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge say two high school students from Albuquerque have taken the top prize at this year's competition.
Probiotic pioneer Yakult's little bottles are to feature in a 6-year, gravity-free study at the International Space Station .
Deadly space rocks big enough to destroy a city hit the Earth much more often than thought - perhaps as often as once a century, according to new calculations by a non-profit group devoted to preventing Space rocks big enough to destroy a city hit the Earth much more often than thought, according to an estimate by a private group devoted to ... (more)
The Dow was up by 100 points for much of the trading session, but finished with a 65 point gain.
An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day earlier, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections said.
Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can side with broadcasters in a copyright challenge to an Internet startup company without threatening the burgeoning world of cloud computing.
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Thomas Larson's first product is a lens with 15 times magnification, which could be used by coin and stamp collectors, for example.
Taka Torimoto of Atlanta uses his phone to make purchases at fast food restaurants and other places that accept alternate methods of payments from cash and credit cards.
In a blog post laced with profanities , Fab Inc. founder and Chief Executive Jason Goldberg bluntly acknowledges the challenges the company faces, but says he is working to figure out what the company is in order to turn it around.
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That's what David Kennedy did. He's a security researcher and "ethical hacker," and remembers only one: It unlocks a password vault, an encrypted database that stores dozens of his other passwords.