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Facebook’s Use of Facial-Recognition Tool Draws Privacy Ire
When you are identified in a picture on Facebook, biometric software remembers your face so it can be “tagged” in other photographs.
Facebook Inc. says this enhances the user experience. But privacy advocates say the company’s technology -- which was s
Conquest Knight XV mashes security, flash into extreme vehicle
Handmade in Toronto, this rare armoured truck is turning heads everywhere it goes thanks to a bold exterior and fully customizable interior that is highly sought after by wealthy collectors who can afford a car that guzzles 34 litres per 100 kilometres.
Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It
I was driving 70 mph on the edge of downtown St. Louis when the exploit began to take hold. Though I hadn’t touched the dashboard, the vents in the Jeep Cherokee started blasting cold air at the maximum setting, chilling the sweat on my back through the i
Giant mecha robots from Japan, US will meet in epic battle
Fresh from its defeat in women’s World Cup soccer, Japan wants to take on the U.S. once again—in giant robot combat.
Suidobashi Heavy Industry has agreed to a challenge from Boston-based MegaBots that would involve titanic armored robots developed by e
Cyberattack takes down CSIS website
The Canadian Security Intelligence Service’s website was temporarily down Monday night following a second cyberattack on federal government sites in less than two weeks.
'Leap Second' Clocks In On June 30
If you're one of those people who just can't find the time to fit everything you want to do into a day, then mark June 30 on your calendar. On that Tuesday you'll have a little extra time on your hands because, at precisely 23:59:59 GMT, the world's clock
Major work to ready the LHC experiments for Run 2 | CERN
Next week, the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will be back in action, taking data for the accelerator's second run. The detectors were shut down two years ago for; maintenance and refurbishment in preparation for collisions at the higher e
AdBlock Plus mobile browser could devastate publishers
Ad blocking companies are moving into the mobile market, which could devastate websites dependent on ad revenue. Experts say there's a simple solution, however: make less annoying ads, and people won't need ad blockers.
Brain-Controlled Bionic Legs Are Finally Here
For a full decade, Gudmundar Olaffson was unable to move his right ankle. That's because it wasn't there. Olafsson's amputated lower leg was the delayed casualty of an accident from his childhood in Iceland, when he was hit by an oil truck. “I lived in pa
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