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Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Elcomsoft Phone Password Breaker, a law enforcement tool popular on hacker forums, downloads full iCloud backups given stolen credentials   —  The Police Tool That Pervs Use to Steal Nude Pics From Apple's iCloud  —  As nude celebrity photos spilled onto the web over the weekend …
Sep 2, 2014, 8:15 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Drug Market ‘Agora’ Replaces the Silk Road as King of the Dark Net   —  For two and a half years, the Dread Pirate Roberts and his Silk Road black market ruled the Dark Web.  But last year's FBI's takedown of that narcotics smorgasbord opened the underground trade to competitors.
Sep 2, 2014, 7:05 PMIn context
Klint Finley / Wired:
Tox, a secure, open-source P2P messaging system first conceived on 4chan, aspires to become a Skype alternative   —  Out in the Open: Hackers Build a Skype That's Not Controlled by Microsoft  —  The web forum 4chan is known mostly as a place to share juvenile and, to put it mildly, politically incorrect images.
Sep 2, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Second Bitcoin user Hal Finney dies at 58 after battle with ALS, has body cryonically frozen   —  Bitcoin's Earliest Adopter Is Cryonically Freezing His Body To See The Future  —  Some bitcoin enthusiasts have used their cryptocurrency to travel the world.  Others have spent it on a trip to space.
Aug 30, 2014, 11:15 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Behind Todd Park's new Silicon Valley-based mission to attract talent to reboot Federal IT, as he departs US CTO role   —  America's Tech Guru Steps Down—But He's Not Done Rebooting the Government  —  Todd Park (third from left) with members of his digital team (from left): Haley Van Dyck …
Aug 28, 2014, 3:20 PMIn context
Christina Bonnington / Wired:
Our Sources Say the Next iPhone Will Include NFC Mobile Payments   —  Platforms like Google Wallet, Isis, and Square have been around for years, while Apple has remained curiously silent on the mobile payments front.  Well not anymore.  —  The company's next iPhone will feature its own payment platform …
Aug 28, 2014, 9:35 AMIn context
Cliff Kuang / Wired:
Instagram releases Hyperlapse iOS app for creating fast, smooth time-lapse videos   —  Hyperlapse, Instagram's New App, Is Like a $15,000 Video Setup in Your Hand  —  Today, Instagram is lifting the veil on Hyperlapse, the company's first-ever app outside of Instagram itself.
Aug 26, 2014, 11:40 AMIn context
Robert McMillan / Wired:
White House recruits techies like Mikey Dickerson by dropping suit requirement; still issues BlackBerries   —  The White House Gives Up on Making Coders Dress Like Adults  —  The U.S. Government wants to hire more people like Mikey Dickerson.  He's the former Google engineer …
Aug 24, 2014, 10:35 AMIn context
Kevin Poulsen / Wired:
Secret has closed 42 security holes reported through its bug bounty program, which began in February   —  Your Anonymous Posts to Secret Aren't Anonymous After All  —  White hat hacker Ben Caudill is halfway through his sandwich when he casually reaches over to his iPhone, swipes the screen a few times, then holds it up to me.
Aug 22, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Zoosk debuts Photo Verification on iOS to confirm authenticity of profile photos   —  This Dating Site Is Teaching the Internet an Important Lesson About Anonymity  —  Online dating site Zoosk is rolling out a new feature that lets users verify the authenticity of profile pictures.
Aug 22, 2014, 12:25 AMIn context

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Intel:
Intel Unveils 8-Core Processor Gaming Monster at PAX  —  Intel just announced its first 8 core, 16 thread gaming monster — otherwise known as the Intel® Core™ i7-5960X processor Extreme Edition desktop processor …
VMware:
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