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Xbox Live users hit by phishing attacks

Xbox Live users hit by phishing attacks | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Fraudulent transactions on the accounts of users of the Xbox Live service spur Microsoft and EA Sports to address the scam.

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Android-Based Facebook Phone in the Works

Android-Based Facebook Phone in the Works | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Be warned: In 2012, your Facebook friend activity ticker could go insane -- that is, if Facebook is indeed working on an actual 'Facebook phone,' as reported Monday by AllThingsD.

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Cute Code Cards Communicate Christmas Cheers

Cute Code Cards Communicate Christmas Cheers | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The holidays are upon us, so check out these adorable, geek-infused greeting cards. They may possibly be the best and bug-free way to tell your loved ones all your base are belong to them.

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The contact lenses that help you check your emails

The contact lenses that help you check your emails | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Emails and text messages could be read on contact lenses linked to the internet, scientists believe.

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Are There Any Smartphones That Respect Privacy?

Are There Any Smartphones That Respect Privacy? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

In 2011 is there any option, other than living in a cave, to keep one's own life private while enjoying the wonders of modern smartphone apps?

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Pirate To Join European Parliament As Youngest Member

Pirate To Join European Parliament As Youngest Member | Technoculture | Scoop.it

In a few weeks Amelia Andersdotter will be the second Pirate Party member to take a seat at the European Parliament in Brussels.

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Mobile Malware Epidemic Looms

Mobile Malware Epidemic Looms | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Malware is coming to a mobile device near you -- and even Apple iPhones and iPads are not immune. Time to batten down the hatches.

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Social Media Plays Witness to Clash in Egypt's Capital

Social Media Plays Witness to Clash in Egypt's Capital | Technoculture | Scoop.it

As riot police strike back against protestors, citizens take to Twitter and Youtube to show the devastation.

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Hybrids Safer In Crashes — Except For Pedestrians

Hybrids Safer In Crashes — Except For Pedestrians | Technoculture | Scoop.it

When hybrids operate in electric-only mode, pedestrians can't hear them approaching.

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2012: Year of the Ultrabook

2012: Year of the Ultrabook | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The talk is usually all about tablets, but 2012 may be the year of the Ultrabook.

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These gorgeous photos were taken by Google Street View Cameras. Really.

These gorgeous photos were taken by Google Street View Cameras. Really. | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Looking at the photos on Aaron Hobson's site, you'd think that he has travelled the world, visiting remote and exotic locations, camera in hand, taking some pretty impressive photos along the way.

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America Edges to Brink of Armed Police Drones

America Edges to Brink of Armed Police Drones | Technoculture | Scoop.it

A county north of Houston made news in Europe at the end of October by taking delivery of a new 'weaponizable' drone, a squat remote-controlled helicopter called a ShadowHawk that can fire Tasers or beanbags at people on the ground.

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Full Disk Encryption Hard For Law Enforcement To Crack

Full Disk Encryption Hard For Law Enforcement To Crack | Technoculture | Scoop.it

If you'd rather keep your data private, take heart: disk encryption is a lot harder to break than techno-thriller movies and TV shows make it out to be, to the chagrin of some branches of law enforcement.

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What if you could collect all of the world's data into one place?

What if you could collect all of the world's data into one place? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Someone actually is trying to collect all the data in the world and use it to peer into the future. Seriously.

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HeyCrowd keeps you busy answering questions from anywhere

HeyCrowd keeps you busy answering questions from anywhere | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Taking surveys is a time-waster, and getting answers to your burning questions can help you make one decision or another. HeyCrowd is a beautifully designed app for iOS that serves both of those purposes.

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What Is Pepper Spray?

What Is Pepper Spray? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The same compounds that give habaneros their bite is the same thing that sprays out of the cans used by police.

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Batman to the rescue

Batman to the rescue | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Occupy protesters erected a 'bat signal' in New York that projected '99%' instead of the familiar bat

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The Surveillance Catalog

The Surveillance Catalog | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Documents obtained by the Wall Street Journal open a rare window into a new global market for the off-the-shelf surveillance technology that has arisen in the decade since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

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Israelis strip in support of Egypt blogger

Israelis strip in support of Egypt blogger | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Dozens of women pose for nearly nude group shot in show of solidarity for young activist who posted naked photo in protest of limited freedom of expression in her country.

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920 pencils used to create memorable stop-motion music video

920 pencils used to create memorable stop-motion music video | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The video is the work of film maker and animator Jonathan Chong, also known as Dropbear.

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Still plugging new nuclear power tech post-Fukushima

Still plugging new nuclear power tech post-Fukushima | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Despite the worst nuclear disaster in decades and other roadblocks, young nuclear power companies NuScale Power and TerraPower still see strong interest in getting alternative reactor designs built.

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Hey everybody! Microsoft's discovered social networking

Fashionably late? Orange and Facebook are already loved up.

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Two Top Indian Mobile Companies Under Investigation

India's top investigation agency has registered a case against two major Indian mobile operators and former government officials in connection with alleged irregularities in the allocation of additional 2G spectrum in January 2002, widening the scope of its investigations into alleged scams in India's telecom sector.

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Every Beatles song ever, all played at once: All Together Now

Every Beatles song ever, all played at once: All Together Now | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Ramjac, a British DJ, has produced a mashup of the whole Beatles catalogue.

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FAQ: Is Online Piracy Act Overkill?

FAQ: Is Online Piracy Act Overkill? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Some tech firms and activists fear SOPA gives content owners too much power to go after websites accused of copyright theft or sale of counterfeit goods.

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