In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled this morning that police need warrants to search cellphones of people they arrest. Before this ruling,..
Insane garage mad scientist Colin Furze promised three absurd X-Men themed projects by the end of the month — and man, has he delivered. First came his..
Ice fishermen on Lake Waconia in Minnesota were pleasantly surprised when a Wisconsin brewery, Lakemaid, flew a twelve-pack of their frothy suds over the icy..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=r4TIkhm2tWc This is a pretty obvious movie tie-in, but it’s still pretty cool: Google has..
Photo: Peter Earl McCollough/WIRED While investigating a hosting company known for sheltering child porn last year the FBI incidentally seized the entire e
Earlier this year, researchers say, someone mysteriously hijacked internet traffic headed to government agencies, corporate offices and other recipients in the U.S. and elsewhere and redirected it to Belarus and Iceland, before sending it on its way to its legitimate destinations. They did so repeatedly over several months. But luckily someone did notice.
After years of clinging to life, Dish Network has announced it will pull the plug on its remaining 300 Blockbuster Video brick-and-mortar locations by early..
In another episode of “Sticking It To The Man Through Lego” we present a spider that manually clicks through the pages of a Kindle book and then signals a computer to take a picture of the e-ink screen, perform some OCR, and spit out a completely DRM-free copy of the text. In short, it&#..
QL • September 3, 2013 7:37 AM. “As we have advanced technologically as a society, we have reduced many of the risks that have been with us for millennia.” Maybe, but don’t discount the value of fear to garner additional power, and the resultant creation of a market for the perception of fear.
It was only a matter of time before we heard that the NSA had managed to thwart much of the encryption that protects communications conducted over the phone and internet, but new revelations show the extent to which the agency, and Britain’s GCHQ, have gone to systematically undermine encryption, including backdoors, stolen keys and covert efforts to undermine encryption standards.