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Running the Heartbleed Code to See Exactly How it Works

By now, you've read all about Heartbleed—but what, exactly, does it look like in action? Thankfully some nerdy brave computer scientists have run it, so you don't have to. Read More >>

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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is Now Available

The latest version of Ubuntu—14.04 LTS or Trusty Tahr to its friends—is now available, with support for touchscreens and super hi-res displays. Go download it now free Read More >>

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This is the World's Fastest MicroSD Card (for Now)

It's easy enough to find ultra-fast SD cards—if you've got the cash—but super speedy microSD cards are harder to come by. No longer: Toshiba has just launched the world's fastest, and it should breathe life into your compact mirrorless camera. Read More >>

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Nokia Pulls the Lumia 2520 Tablet From Stores

As if owning one wasn't bad enough, Nokia has suspended the sale of its Lumia 2520 tablet due to electric shock risk. (It's actually the charger which is dangerous.) Read More >>

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Samsung Galaxy Owners Now Have a Custom Kindle Store With Free Stuff

Got a Samsung Galaxy device? You're in for a treat: Amazon is building a custom Kindle store for you and your device—and it comes with perks. Read More >>

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This Google App Lets You Control Your Computer From Your Phone

Remote desktops are nothing new, but Google has now released a slick app that makes the process a pleasure rather than wildly frustrating. The new software will let you control your Mac or PC from any Android device. Read More >>

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Bloomberg: iOS 8 Will Have Shazam's Song Identification Built In

Can't name that tune? No worry: Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is partnering with Shazam to embed song identification software right into its forthcoming iOS 8. Read More >>

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Is Moore's Law Dying?

Moore's Law—the observation that the number of transistors on integrated circuits doubles approximately every two years—had held true for 40 years. But can engineers keep up that rate of progress? Read More >>

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10 Amazing Discoveries That Remain Unexplained by Science

Science is our route to understanding the world around us—but sometimes, even the sharpest minds need a while to explain the weirdest discoveries. Read More >>

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10-Gigabit Wi-Fi is Promised by 2015

Think your 802.11ac Wi-Fi is fast? Think again: Quantenna Communications has announced that it's working on a chipset due 2015 that will supports speeds of up to a staggering 10 Gbps. Read More >>

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Was This the World's First Emoticon?

The emoticon might be older than we thought. This passage of text, which includes a cheeky smiley, is taken from Robert Herrick's 1648 poem To Fortune—and it might be the first ever use of an emoticon. Read More >>

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How to Check if Your Android Device Could be Hacked via Heartbleed

Heartbleed is causing heartache on hundreds of servers all over the internet, but security researchers have also warned that the bug could allow direct hacks of Android, too. Here's how to check if your device is at risk. Read More >>

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Try the Super-Secure USB Drive OS That Edward Snowden Insists on Using

We all know that Edward Snowden insists on secure email, but he's also very picky about his operating systems, too. In fact, he uses a free, super-secure version of Linux—called Tails—that fits on a USB stick and can be used on any computer without leaving a trace. Read More >>

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Microsoft Online is Headed for the Chrome Web Store

Microsoft's Office Online—the free, web-based version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote—is headed for the Chrome Web Store as a series of apps. Read More >>

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Can You Create a Perfectly Silent Space?

Imagine a place with no noise whatsoever: no sound, no light, no radio—hell, no Wi-Fi. How on Earth would you go about creating it? Read More >>

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This Stellar Sperm is Swimming Through Space

This bright blue sperm, in fact a swirling mass of dust and gas, doesn't need an egg to impregnate: it's producing baby stars all by itself. Read More >>

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