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'Rogue Scientists' Could Exploit Gene Editing Technology, Experts Warn 152 comments
Apple And AT&T Sued For Infringement Over iPhone Haptic Patents 38 comments
US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Has Died 620 comments
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Sci-Hub, a Site With Open and Pirated Scientific Papers 136 comments
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Ransomware Hits UK Website, Defaces Homepage 16 comments
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Smartphones May Soon Provide Earthquake Warnings 62 comments
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US Copyright Law Forces Wikimedia To Remove the Diary of Anne Frank 170 comments
French Court Rules That Facebook Can Now Be Sued in France 134 comments
Fresh Wayland Experiences With Weston, GNOME, KDE and Enlightenment 115 comments
UK GHCQ Is Allowed To Hack 70 comments
Scientists Say Goodbye to Philae Comet Lander 67 comments
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Pwn2Own 2016 Won't Attack Firefox (Because It's Too Easy) 272 comments
Dallas Buyers Club LLC Abandons Fight Against Australian Pirates 37 comments
Senate Passes Bill Making Internet Tax Ban Permanent 95 comments
Google Settles Decade-Long Tax Dispute In UK 69 comments
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The Way VCs Think About Open Source: Mostly Wrong 94 comments
IBM Bequeaths the Express Framework To the Node.js Foundation 47 comments
US Encryption Ban Would Only Send the Market Overseas 154 comments
Researchers Discover a Cheap Method of Breaking Bitcoin Wallet Passwords 94 comments
Amazon Restores Some Heft To Helvetica For Kindle E-Ink Readers 85 comments
Engineers Devise a Way To Harvest Wind Energy From Trees 74 comments
SCO vs. IBM Battle Over Linux May Finally Be Over 225 comments
LibreOffice 5.1 Officially Released 187 comments
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First Steps Towards Network Transparency For Wayland 151 comments
Carly Is Out 577 comments
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DjangoCon 2016 To Be Held In Philadelphia In July 19 comments
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Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Update History Site To Share Update Release Notes 56 comments
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Uborne Children's Books Release For Free Computer Books From the '80s 119 comments
FBI Gripes "We Can't Read Everyone's Secrets" 172 comments
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LIGO Will Make Gravitational Waves Announcement on Thursday 120 comments
President Obama Unveils $19 Billion Plan To Overhaul U.S. Cybersecurity 185 comments
Australia Cuts 110 Climate Scientist Jobs: "The Science is Settled." 555 comments
Wired To Block Ad-Blocking Users, Offer Subscription 667 comments
An Advanced Math Education Revolution Is Underway In the U.S. 218 comments
Hackers Leak List of FBI Employees 128 comments
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China Just Made a Major Breakthrough In Nuclear Fusion Research 337 comments
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Sen. Blumenthal Demands Lifting of IT 'Gag' Order 220 comments
GitHub Open Sources Their Internal Testing Tool 62 comments
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Metel Hackers Roll Back ATM Transactions, Steal Millions 72 comments
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India Blocks Facebook's Free Basics Internet Service 133 comments
Adblock Plus Maker Seeks Deal With Ad Industry Players 356 comments
Firefox Adopts a 6-8 Week Variable Release Schedule 249 comments
Massive Layoffs Hit University of Copenhagen 173 comments
Drag-and-Drop "CS" Tutorials: the Emperor's New Code? 158 comments
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GitHub Is Undergoing a Full-Blown Overhaul As Execs and Employees Depart 273 comments
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The Pirate Bay Now Let You Stream Movies and TV, Not Just Download 125 comments
Bitcoin Capitalist Opens Bounty For New Block Cipher 72 comments
Financial Advisers Disrupted By AI 71 comments
The Performance of Ubuntu Linux Over the Past 10 Years 110 comments
Amazon's Thin Helvetica Syndrome: Font Anorexia vs. Kindle Readability 156 comments
CFQ In Linux Gets BFQ Characteristics 65 comments
UK Wants Authority To Serve Warrants In U.S. 144 comments
In Japan, a Battle Brewing Over the Right To Record 4k and 8k Broadcasts 105 comments
K-12 CS Framework Draft: Kids Taught To 'Protect Original Ideas' In Early Grades 132 comments
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Firefox 44 Deletes Fine-Grained Cookie Management 427 comments
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Patent Troll VirnetX Awarded $626M In Damages From Apple 134 comments
Julian Assange May Surrender To British Police On Friday 327 comments
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MIT Inches Closer To ARC Reactor Despite Losing Federal Funding 182 comments
Elon Musk Cancels Stewart Alsop's Tesla Order Over Complaints About Launch Event 339 comments
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John Cleese Warns Campus Political Correctness Leading Towards 1984 668 comments
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Journalist Claims Secret US Flight 'To Capture Snowden' Overflew Scottish Airspace 198 comments
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How Uber Profits Even When Its Drivers Aren't Earning Money 180 comments
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The Feds' Freeway Font Flip-Flop 182 comments
How To Build a TimesMachine 41 comments
U.K. Researcher Receives Permission To Edit Genes In Human Embryos 64 comments
Price Dispute Means 800k Customers Lose TV Channels In Sweden 164 comments
Big Satellite Systems, Simulated On Your Desktop 44 comments
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U.S. Forces Viewed Encrypted Israeli Drone Feeds 49 comments
Linux Kernel 2.6.32 LTS Reaches End of Life In February 2016 116 comments
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Arnnon Geshuri, Newest Wikimedia Trustee, Forced To Resign 104 comments
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iTunes Radio Is Now "Apple Music" (and You Need a Subscription) 105 comments
Canadian Government Lobbies Europe To Pass CETA 69 comments
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Intel Gets Called Out Again For Their M.I.A. 3.0 X.Org Driver 110 comments
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A Crowdfunding Site To Help Pay Patients' Medical Bills 285 comments
GitHub Service Outage 117 comments
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Israel's Electric Grid Targeted By Malware, Energy Minister Says 37 comments
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AMD: It's Time To Open Up the GPU 152 comments
The Telecommunications Ball Is Now In Cuba's Court 59 comments
Firefox 44 Arrives With Push Notifications 182 comments
Filmmaker Forces Censors To Watch 10-Hour Movie of Paint Drying 255 comments
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NSA Wants To Dump the Phone Records It Gathered Over 14 Years 56 comments
Tech Salaries Had Biggest Year-Over-Year Leap In 2015 125 comments
OpenWrt Turns a $14 Card Reader Into the Smallest Wireless AP 43 comments
Marvin Minsky, Pioneer In Artificial Intelligence, Dies at 88 76 comments
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Why 6 Republican Senators Think You Don't Need Faster Broadband 522 comments
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Wikipedia Editors Revolt, Vote "No Confidence" In Newest Board Member 186 comments
US Regulators Find Serious Deficiencies At Theranos Lab 66 comments
YouTube and the Modern Mad Scientist 223 comments
Apple Court Testimony Reveals Why It Refuses To Unlock iPhones For Police 231 comments
Microsoft Releases Its Deep Learning Toolkit On GitHub 53 comments
Hollywood Turning Against Digital Effects 232 comments
2016's First Batch of Anti-Science Education Bills Arrive In Oklahoma 510 comments
The Clock Is Ticking For the US To Relinquish Control of ICANN 183 comments
SaxoBank Predicts Universal Basic Income For Europe 412 comments
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Ransomware Hits Three Indian Banks, Causes Millions In Damages 76 comments
Why I'm a Defender of YouTube 138 comments
Edward Snowden Is Tired of Being Bombarded By Suitors 225 comments
Privacy Ombudsman Could Handle EU Complaints About US Surveillance 44 comments
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Open-Source Ransomware Abused For the Second Time In Real-Life Infections 100 comments
China Likely Cut GHG Emissions In 2015 143 comments
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How Have Large Donations Affected Education Policy In New York City? 37 comments
Psychic Dogs and Enlisted Men: the Military's Research Into ESP 49 comments
Google Agrees To Pay 130M UK Pounds (~ $185M) In Back Taxes 87 comments
FBI "Took Over World's Biggest Child Porn Website" 301 comments
Google Launches Free Course On Deep Learning 16 comments
Surprising Support Among Americans For Purchasing Smart Guns 464 comments
Mainstream Scientists Cashing In On Climate Wagers 252 comments
Netflix's Doomed Battle Against VPNs Begins 159 comments
GNU Emacs Now Has Native Support For GTK Widgets 133 comments
Stephen Wolfram: No Need To Teach With 'Toy Programming Languages' Like Scratch 214 comments
At How Much Risk Is the US's Critical Infrastructure? 162 comments
Google Paid $1 Billion To Keep Search On iPhone 77 comments
Cyber-Scammers Steal €50 Million From Austrian Airplane Manufacturer 39 comments
MIT To Offer Internet of Things Training For Professionals 63 comments
California Bill Would Require Phone Crypto Backdoors 251 comments
An Ancient, Brutal Massacre May Be the Earliest Evidence of War 151 comments
Developers Frustrated with GitHub Prod For Changes In Bug Reports, Transparency 99 comments
Linux Foundation Quietly Drops Community Representation 129 comments
Bank Consortium Successfully Tests Bitcoin Tech 47 comments
Big Brother Is Coming To UK Universities 75 comments
10 People Arrested In the Netherlands For Bitcoin Laundering 44 comments
High-Tech Attack Alert For 2016 Super Bowl 60 comments
The Story Behind National Reconnaissance Office's Octopus Logo 133 comments
Open-Source GPU Used For Research 28 comments
Overfishing Responsible For Declining Fish Population 212 comments
10-Year-Old Muslim Boy Probed For 'Terrorist House' Spelling Error 315 comments
Estimating Damages From the VW Emissions Scandal 109 comments
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Report: First Ubuntu Tablet To Be Unveiled At MWC 2016 63 comments
UK Voice Crypto Standard Built For Key Escrow, Mass Surveillance 66 comments
How OpenGL Graphics Card Performance Has Evolved Over 10 Years 115 comments
Hawking Says Scientific Progress Is Major Source of New Threats To Humanity 235 comments
The Heavily Redacted World of the FBI's Tracking Technology Unit 53 comments
Microsoft To Release Educational Version of Minecraft 57 comments
Trump Says He'd Make Apple Build Computers In the US 875 comments
Pakistan Lifts 3-Year Ban On YouTube, Allows Local Version 36 comments
Opel Dealers Accused of Modyfing the Software of Polluting Cars 147 comments
Diary of Anne Frank Subject To Copyright Dispute 150 comments
A Small Secret Airstrip In Africa Is the Future of America's Way of War 139 comments
What's In a Tool? a Case For Made In the USA 329 comments
Interviews: Ask David Peterson About Inventing Languages 87 comments
Remix OS in Violation of GPL and Apache Licenses 180 comments
Clinton Hints At Tech Industry Compromise Over Encryption 345 comments
Police Department Charging TV News Network $36,000 For Body Cam Footage 186 comments
AT&T Chooses Ubuntu Linux Instead of Microsoft Windows 167 comments
Baidu Releases Open Source Artificial Intelligence Code 34 comments
The President Wants Every Student To Learn CS. How Would That Work? 317 comments
Fedora Linux Might Drop Incremental Upgrades 91 comments
Open Source Could Help Bring Vulkan To More AMD GPUs 38 comments
Apple May Owe $8 Billion To the EU After Tax Ruling 148 comments
The FBI Feared Communist Infiltration of EPCOT 112 comments
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Cryptsy Bitcoin Trader Robbed, Blames Backdoor In the Code of a Wallet 90 comments
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