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Hacker Warns Radioactivity Sensors Can Be Spoofed Or Disabled

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 9:29pm
A security researcher exposes software flaws that could prevent detection of radioactive leaks or aid in smuggling radioactive material.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

Lipizzan Malware Could Take Over Android Devices Until Google Shut It Down

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 8:44pm
A new, targeted malware called Lipizzan could completely take over an Android device until Android Security shut it down
Categories: Open Source, Technology

The Tech Skills Gap Will Test Foxconn's New Wisconsin Factory

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 6:41pm
Three thousand new manufacturing jobs in America is great news, if people are trained to do the work.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

The Entomologist Giving Bugs Their Close Up

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 5:23pm
Alex Wild wants to teach you — and everyone else — how to be a bug photographer.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

Startups' Cryptocurrency Fundraising Loophole Gets a Regulatory Reality Check

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 5:19pm
Raising money for your company by selling crypto coins just got more complicated—that’s a good thing
Categories: Open Source, Technology

A New Toolkit Hopes to Fix the SS7 Flaws That Plague Cell networks

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 4:37pm
Carriers have ignored flaws in SS7 that allow hackers easy access to telecoms. A new set of open-source tools hopes to jumpstart a fix.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

Our Minds Have Been Hijacked by Our Phones. Tristan Harris Wants to Rescue Them

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 4:31pm
The founder of a nonprofit aimed at stopping tech companies from “hijacking our minds” says internet users must rise up and reclaim their humanity.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

Rep. Blake Farenthold's Early '90s Internet Message Board Posts Show a Whole New Side

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:59am
The dueling Congressman had some strong opinions about telecom and nudity.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

Hollywood’s VR Fantasy Was Everywhere at Comic-Con—With a Catch

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:00am
Virtual reality grabbed plenty of attention at Comic-Con this year, but only rarely did it live up to its promise.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

Meizu Pro 7: When One Screen Isn't Enough, Try Meizu's Two-Screen Phone

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:00am
The Chinese phone manufacturer's unorthodox solution to screen addiction: add another screen.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

How They Make Those Squishy Air Pillows Inside Amazon Boxes

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:00am
Call them pillows of love.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

How 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' Perfected the Podcasting Long Game

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 9:00am
Throughout its 500 episodes, the comedy podcast has revolutionized not just the medium, but our expectations of it.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

Anti-Drone Tools Tested: From Shotguns To Superdrones

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 8:00am
From anti-drone shotgun shells to a drone-snagging megadrone, security researchers put the drone defense arsenal to the test.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

Inside Dodge’s Face-Warpingly Fast Demon Dragster

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 8:00am
How to build a production car so speedy, it's been banned by the National Hot Rod Association.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

The Tricked-Out Research Planes That Fly Through Wildfires

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 7:00am
The best way to test the gases created by wildfires is to fly a plane directly above the conflagration.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

Shred the Trails All Day Long With E-Mountain Bikes from Specialized and Riese & Müller

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 7:00am
These electric rides aren’t for lazy days on the trail.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

Repealing Net Neutrality is Easy. Replacing It Will Be Hard

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 7:00am
The next fight over the future of the open internet will fall to the U.S. Congress.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

Luxembourg's New Law Lets Space Miners Keep Their Plunder

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 7:00am
On August 1, Luxembourg plans to adopt a new law that gives empyrean mining companies the rights to whatever they pull from asteroids.
Categories: Open Source, Technology

Grasping Robots Compete to Rule Amazon’s Warehouses

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 7:00am
A warehouse-themed automated rodeo has robots auditioning to work in Amazon’s fulfillment centers
Categories: Open Source, Technology

The Camera Drone Company That Fell to Earth

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 7:00am
With two young founders and a much-hyped product, Lily Robotics promised that its camera drone would transform photography. Then it came crashing down.
Categories: Open Source, Technology