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Apple says celebrity photo breach targeted, not due to its systems

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By Edwin Chan SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc said on Tuesday the online posting of intimate photos of Hollywood celebrities were targeted attacks on their iCloud accounts and that none of the cases it investigated had resulted from a direct breach of its systems. Apple's...(more) 



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Could your next car run on E.coli?

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Scientists at Imperial College London have found a way to use the gut bacteria E.coli - often behind attacks of diarrhoea - to help generate propane gas. 

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Apple provides key new details on the massive iCloud hack of nude celebrity pics

a shared story    1 hour 35 minutes ago
Apple is needless to say not very happy that some hackers figured out how to swipe a trove of nude celebrity pictures that were uploaded onto iCloud but the company is insisting that the problem has nothing to do with iCloud’s overall security. FROM EARLIER: Claimed...(more) 



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Apple 'outraged' as it admits iCloud security questions WERE to blame for leaked celebrity pictures

a shared story    1 hour 35 minutes ago
The firm said it was 'outraged' by the attacks, and said it they were caused by 'a very targeted attack on user names, passwords and security questions'. 



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US court hears debate in NSA phone records case

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A federal appeals court has expressed concern about the government's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records. The judges are questioning whether it could be extended to bank and credit ... 



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Dog Spacesuit Among Artist's Soviet Space Artifacts for Auction

a shared story    2 hours 35 minutes ago
A German artist who once painted the side of a Russian rocket is auctioning his Soviet space relic collection, including examples of his own space art, a piece of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's Vostok space capsule and a 'dog space suit.' 



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Celebrity lawyer: Avoid using iCloud, smartphones

a shared story    3 hours 35 minutes ago
A leading celebrity lawyer has advised his clients not to use smartphones and the iCloud after intimate photos of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and female entertainers and models were posted online following an apparent mass hacking. Martin Garbus, a New York trial lawyer who over the...(more) 



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Dead clever! Scientists astounded by ants forming insect 'daisy chains' to haul the body of a millipede to their nest

a shared story    3 hours 35 minutes ago
The video footage shows a species of ants called Leptogenys making a chain to transport the heavy insect burden, somewhere in south east Asia. 



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Last call at Atlantic City's Revel: a few bettors, $5 bottles, state cops

a shared story    4 hours 35 minutes ago
By Daniel Kelley ATLANTIC CITY N.J. (Reuters) - Shortly before sunrise on Tuesday, Morgan Capezzera reclined on the roulette table at the Revel Casino in her bikini and snapped a selfie before the Atlantic City gambling hall shut its doors for good. "I love Revel," said...(more) 



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Quiz to see if YOU are less computer literate than a 5-year-old?

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EXCLUSIVE: A UK-wide survey has revealed that a quarter of parents would struggle to complete tasks expected of five-year-olds under the new curriculum. 



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$48 worth of awesome paid iPhone apps that are free right now (8 apps total)

a shared story    5 hours 35 minutes ago
BGR celebrated Labor Day this year by bringing you $55 worth of great paid iPhone and iPad apps that were free for a limited time. In fact, a few of the apps we shared on Monday are still free if you hurry. With each new day...(more) 



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'Global warming has been on pause for 19 years': Study reveals Earth's temperature has remained almost CONSTANT since 1995

a shared story    5 hours 35 minutes ago
Professor Ross McKitrick from the University of Guelph in Canada studied land and ocean temperatures since 1850. He compared this to satellite data from 1979. Illustrated. 



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