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What’s Really at Stake in the Apple Encryption Debate

The government has never been allowed to create a “backdoor” to encrypted devices. Now, it’s trying to force Apple to build one. By Julia Angwin The...

A New-Generation Exoskeleton Helps the Paralyzed to Walk

Until recently, being paralyzed from the waist down meant using a wheelchair to get around. And although daily life is more accessible to wheelchair...

Solar Power Keeps the Midnight Oil Burning at the University of...

By Kizito Makoye Dodoma, Tanzania - Power cuts wreak havoc on most lives, but when you have an exam the next day and you have...

Israel Exports Agricultural Know-How to Africa

By Moki Edwin Kindzeka NETIV HAASARA, ISRAEL— Israel is in a desert but manages its water to ensure adequate supplies for agriculture and home use, while...

Manufacturing Marvels Produced via One-of-a-Kind Partnership

University of Louisville named "hotbed" for additive manufacturing by Forbes Magazine A unique partnership between the University of Louisville and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) will serve...

Verizon’s Zombie Cookie Gets New Life

Verizon is merging its cellphone tracking supercookie with AOL’s ad tracking network to match users’ online habits with their offline details. By Julia Angwin and...

Solar Power Slowly Making Inroads into Mideast and Africa

  DUBAI - To the ordinary eye, it looks like an empty desert but from this spit of endless sand is rising the largest photovoltaic...

Webcam hacker spied on sex acts with BlackShades malware

By Chris Baraniuk A Leeds-based hacker used a notorious piece of malware called BlackShades to spy on people via their webcams. Investigators from the National Crime...

Young Cubans Look Forward to Greater Openness to Technology

By Ivet González HAVANA - Young people in Cuba are anxiously awaiting an acceleration of the informatisation of society, which is apparently moving ahead at...

Chinese president Xi Jinping meets US tech leaders

  Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised to strengthen protections on intellectual property and clear obstacles to investment in China, at a meeting with US...