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New Orleans Police

A police officer working overtime at a construction site was gunned down while in a New Orleans police car, officials have reported. The name of the officer has not been released. The officer was working for the Housing Authority of New Orleans, a police department that is independent of the
Privacy

It isn’t just the big attacks on privacy like SOPA that get Google’s attention. The technology giant has its eyes on the government on small changes such as the proposed Rule 41 search and seizure change, for which public debate ended yesterday. There is a little confusion about what it
Apple patents new eye-tracking technology to combat the Troxler Effect

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple a patent today, one that the company first filed for back in April of 2012. According to AppleInsider, the patent details a new kind of eye-tracking technology that would allow user to control their computer, smartphone, or tablet without actually
This simple hacking tool reminds us how important secure passwords are

Internet companies and security groups would be hard pressed to make people more aware of how dangerous it is to use easy-to-guess passwords such as “12345678” or “password,” and yet numerous people still do this. The “it won’t happen to me” mentality is probably the biggest reason for this, but
BitTorrent may have a way for Sony to release The Interview

These past few weeks have been an absolute nightmare for Sony Pictures thanks to the recent hack by the group known as the Guardians of Peace (GOP), which the FBI claims is from North Korea. Not only has the company been slammed for its blatant disregard of cybersecurity, which put
Sony Pictures hackers offer to withhold employee information

In what is probably the most unexpected twist in the recent Sony Pictures hack, the hacking group has actually decided to be somewhat courteous and withhold personal information if the affected employees ask them to keep it out of the public eye. Sony Pictures employees need only write in and
The US Navy has developed a silent underwater drone

The United States Navy has completed the testing of an experimental unmanned submarine vehicle that mimics the appearance and movement of a Bluefin tuna at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek in Virginia on Thursday, one of a handful of new creations that have been brought forth by the Navy’s Rapid
The FIDO Alliance takes its first step towards killing the password

The FIDO Alliance is a consortium of companies from the information technology, internet, and financial services industries, whose members range from Google to Samsung, that’s seeking to change the nature of online authentication by working together to “develop specifications that define an open, scalable, interoperable set of protocols and mechanisms,”
Pizza Hut's new menu can take your order subconsciously

Doesn’t it suck when you’re looking at a menu and can’t decide what you want to eat? Wouldn’t it be so much easier if there was some kind of system that was able to determine what you’re most likely to enjoy? Well, thanks to eye-tracking technology, a new menu at
California judge allows iMessage lawsuit against Apple to proceed

A mere two days after releasing a tool which allows users to de-register their phone numbers from iMessage, a California judge has ruled that Apple will face a United States federal lawsuit over the issue, according to a report from Reuters, on the grounds that the company failed to make