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Motherboard:
UK police arrest teen hacker thought to be Cracka, who is allegedly behind CIA and FBI breaches   —  Teen Allegedly Behind CIA, FBI Breaches: 'They're Trying to Ruin My Life.'  —  The months-long series of hacks and pranks by a group of alleged teenage hackers on the US government …
Feb 12, 2016, 10:00 AMIn context
Justin Lynch / Motherboard:
The tragedy of Ethiopia's internet: an instrument of surveillance, and only 3.7% have access   —  The Tragedy of Ethiopia's Internet  —  Nafkot Nega thinks journalists are terrorists.  When I visited him and his mother, Serkalem Fassil, at their tiny apartment in the outskirts of Washington …
Feb 8, 2016, 4:55 AMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Tech Firms Are Unclear on New UK Surveillance Laws, Warns Government Committee   —  The wording of the UK's proposed surveillance law is so vague that tech companies have little idea what data it would require them to store, a new government report has said.  Companies are also concerned …
Feb 1, 2016, 8:25 AMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Metadata can be scraped from your messages even when you use PGP encryption   —  Ever since the Snowden revelations, more and more people have been educating themselves on how to use encryption.  One of the first programs people might turn to is Pretty Good Privacy, or PGP …
Jan 29, 2016, 10:15 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Chrome will flag unencrypted websites as insecure, displaying a red “x” over a padlock in the URL bar   —  Google Will Soon Shame All Websites That Are Unencrypted  —  Google wants everything on the web to be travelling over a secure channel.  That's why in the future …
Jan 28, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Matthew Braga / Motherboard:
The story behind f.lux, an app that adjusts the color of computer displays to emit less blue light at night   —  The Story Behind f.lux, the Night Owl's Color-Shifting Sleep App of Choice  —  In 2005, Lorna Herf left her job at Google and took up painting.
Jan 24, 2016, 8:30 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Child Porn Sting Goes Global: FBI Hacked Computers in Denmark, Greece, Chile   —  In early 2015, the FBI carried out an unprecedented hacking campaign, deploying malware on at least one thousand computers that had been used to visit a certain child pornography site.
Jan 23, 2016, 11:45 AMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Facebook Android app update lets you connect through Tor via the Tor Project's Orbot app   —  Facebook Android App Update Makes It Easier to Connect Through Tor  —  Facebook, a company based on publicly sharing details about yourself, continues to make it easier for users to maintain some privacy when they visit the site.
Jan 19, 2016, 1:30 PMIn context
Sarah Jeong / Motherboard:
From impersonation and spammers to Gamergate: how Twitter's rules evolved from the tension between its free-speech ethos and business reality   —  The History of Twitter's Rules  —  “Because of these principles, we do not actively monitor and will not censor user content, except in limited circumstances described below.”
Jan 18, 2016, 12:00 PMIn context
Sarah Jeong / Motherboard:
Ross Ulbricht appeals Silk Road ruling; court brief focuses on corrupt agents, omits mention of seizure of Icelandic servers and theory that FBI hacked servers   —  Ross Ulbricht Appeals Silk Road Conviction, Omits Theory That FBI Hacked Servers  —  The biggest and weirdest question left …
Jan 15, 2016, 2:30 PMIn context

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How StaffPad and Microsoft Surface are empowering creativity in music  —  By age 6, Garrett Weyenberg was composing full, intricate songs, sometimes scooting his entire body along the piano to play multiple octaves.
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