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North Dakota struggling to deal with radioactive fracking waste
Environmental regulators and North Dakota state officials have expressed concern that the state has failed to adequately adjust to the state’s sudden influx of crude oil output, a worry highlighted by the recent discovery of abandoned radioactive waste.

16.04.2014 01:48

​Google developing contact lens with camera, sensors
Tech giant Google has patented a smart contact lens to buttress its Google Glass product. The lenses will contain micro cameras and come with sensors embedded on the surface, all controlled by blinking.

15.04.2014 22:11

'Heartbleed' hacking spree: Canadian tax agency says hundreds of IDs stolen
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has reported that the private information of about 900 people was stolen using the Heartbleed security bug. Experts are warning that more attacks may occur.

15.04.2014 11:55

FBI facial records could contain 52 million images by next year
The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database of facial recognition records is expected to contain 52 million images by 2015, according to a new report that is likely to reinvigorate civil liberty advocates concerned about the agency’s data collection.

15.04.2014 00:34

Google buys web-beaming solar drones capable of flying for years at a time
A Google spokesperson announced Monday that the tech giant has purchased Titan Aerospace, snatching the New Mexico-based drone developers from Facebook, which has long been rumored to be interested in such an acquisition deal.

14.04.2014 20:32

Guardian, Washington Post share Pulitzer Prize for coverage of NSA surveillance
The Guardian US and the Washington Post are among the winners of a prestigious journalistic Pulitzer award. The newspapers shared the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service Reporting for coverage of NSA surveillance and whistleblower Snowden’s leaks.

14.04.2014 19:09

Navy christens most expensive stealth destroyer ever
The United States Navy has finally christened a first-of-its-kind, state-of-the-art ship that, at 610-feet-long and roughly $7 billion, is the largest and most expensive stealth destroyer ever built.

14.04.2014 14:54

India, Turkey lead in Facebook censorship, while US tops data snooping
According to Facebook’s latest transparency report, India and Turkey are the most frequent censors of the social network, blocking thousands of users’ content, while the US is the country that has requested most information about user accounts.

12.04.2014 07:55

​Misty-eyed: Nifty holographic computer interface thinks BIG with thin air
Imagine if you could interface with your computer files by tapping nothing but thin air. This is what awaits the world when the concept – a foggy, holographic environment – is unveiled at the world’s top conference on human-computer interaction.

11.04.2014 08:41

Israel launches cutting-edge satellite to spy on MidEast adversaries
Israel’s Defense Ministry has successfully launched Ofek 10, a next-generation satellite that will provide highly-targeted surveillance of specific locations – such as Iran’s nuclear sites.

10.04.2014 15:46

India plans own version of GPS by 2016
​India is steadily making impressive forays into space giving Western powers and China a run for their money.

10.04.2014 12:53

​Air Force researchers test Google Glass for combat, intelligence missions
A US Air Force research team is in the process of beta-testing Google Glass headsets for possible utilization in battlefield scenarios.

10.04.2014 02:47

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