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Anonymous Hackers Take Down Child Porn Websites, Leak Users' Names

Anonymous Hackers Take Down Child Porn Websites, Leak Users' Names | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Member of the hacking group Anonymous have released the usernames of what they say are more than 1,500 members of a child-pornography file-trading website called Lolita City, and also claim to have taken more than 40 child-pornography sites offline.'

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10 cool technologies to look for in your next PC

10 cool technologies to look for in your next PC | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Impressive new technologies are revolutionizing PC performance, but should you buy now or wait for more improvements?'

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Earthquake Prediction: Could We Ever Forecast the Next Big One?

Earthquake Prediction: Could We Ever Forecast the Next Big One? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'I traveled to Japan recently with PBS NewsHour science correspondent Miles O'Brien, and helped shoot and produce a series of stories related to the March 11 disasters: earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis.'

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»Hints of New Physics Crop Up at LHC

»Hints of New Physics Crop Up at LHC | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Preliminary findings from CERN's Large Hadron Collider may have uncovered experimental evidence for physics beyond the Standard Model.'

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Scenes From a Multiverse: wicked webcomic mixes science, net.humor, high weirdness

Scenes From a Multiverse: wicked webcomic mixes science, net.humor, high weirdness | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Scenes from a Multiverse, the delightfully weird webcomic from Scott Rosenberg (creator of the transcendently bizarre Goats), is now available in book form.'

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Facebook Facing $138,000 Fine for Holding Deleted User Data

Facebook Facing $138,000 Fine for Holding Deleted User Data | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Facebook is facing an audit of its offices in Ireland, as well as a possible $138,000 fine for retaining data a user has deleted.'

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Will a hacker cause World War III?

'Patrick Lambert discusses whether he thinks World War III be caused by a rogue hacker.'

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printf("goodbye, Dennis");

printf("goodbye, Dennis"); | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Dennis Ritchie, a father of modern computing, died on October 8th, aged 70.'

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Galileo sat-nav rides into orbit

Galileo sat-nav rides into orbit | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'The first satellites for Galileo - Europe's GPS - are launched from French Guiana on a Soyuz rocket.'

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A Sneak Peek at Gmail's New Look

A Sneak Peek at Gmail's New Look | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Google is working on a dramatic makeover of Gmail--here's a sneak peek.'

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Libya: The Real U.S. Drone War

Libya: The Real U.S. Drone War | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'It took Predator drones about three weeks from the start of NATO's war against Moammar Gadhafi to arrive in the skies over Libya. Since then, they’ve been busy: from April 21 to 9 a.m. Central European Time today, the Predators have launched 145 strikes.'

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Electric DeLorean Launching in 2013

Electric DeLorean Launching in 2013 | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Marty McFly: Wait a minute, Doc. Ah... Are you telling me that you built a time machine... out of a DeLorean? Dr. Emmett Brown: The way I see it, if you’re gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?'

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Radiohead spearhead vinyl surge

Radiohead spearhead vinyl surge | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Sales of vinyl albums in 2011 have already exceeded the total sold in 2010, with Radiohead and Adele the biggest sellers, according to the Official Charts Company.'

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Golden Joysticks Winners announced

Golden Joysticks Winners announced | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Portal 2 wins Ultimate Game of the Year at the Golden Joysticks video game awards, voted for by the game-playing public.'

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Mobile Phones Pose No Cancer Risk, Survey Finds

Mobile Phones Pose No Cancer Risk, Survey Finds | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'A Danish study has concluded that there is no significant link between cancer and mobile phones.'

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Decisions ripe for automation

Decisions ripe for automation | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'How much of our decision-making can, or should, be automated? Quite a bit, it looks like.'

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Digital Subscriptions paying off for the New York Times News

Digital Subscriptions paying off for the New York Times News | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'The New York Times is one of the success stories for companies transcending the print world and making a viable profit from digital subscriptions.'

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Jeff Bezos Is Basically Lex Luthor

Jeff Bezos Is Basically Lex Luthor | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Remember that Google engineer who shit-talked his own company? He's back! And this time he's saying nice things—he's had a personal run-in with Jeff Bezos, and is here to report just how insanely smart (and insane?) he is.'

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Darpa Robots Will Turn Dead Satellites Into a Zombie Orbital Array

Darpa Robots Will Turn Dead Satellites Into a Zombie Orbital Array | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'The Tender will transfer to the GEO "graveyard" orbit and begin picking apart dead satellites, focusing on the antennas which are the largest and most expensive pieces to get into orbit.'

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'Steve Jobs swore to destroy Android'

'Steve Jobs swore to destroy Android' | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Steve Jobs was furious at what he saw as outright copying of Apple's ideas in HTC's Android phones, claims biography.'

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London's Instagram Exhibition

London's Instagram Exhibition | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Pictures taken using the iPhone app are on show at Britain's first Instagram exhibition.'

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How The New Mars Rover's Power Supply Works (This Sucker's Nuclear!)

How The New Mars Rover's Power Supply Works (This Sucker's Nuclear!) | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'There's a reason Curiosity's fancy new Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator isn't going to be installed until just days before its launch. It's radioactive, powered by a special form of plutonium dioxide that won't be rendered useless by the red planet's dust issues.'

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MIT Media Lab tour: Android and Kinect are the platforms of the future

MIT Media Lab tour: Android and Kinect are the platforms of the future | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'Today, Media Lab grads are hard at work collaborating with their teams, but also, using the collaborative platforms of today to build the tools of tomorrow. Two innovations hailed as the cheap platforms of choice are the Microsoft’s Kinect and the Android OS.'

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Lytro: A Closer Look at the First Focus-Free Camera

Lytro: A Closer Look at the First Focus-Free Camera | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'For those who want to get their hands on a camera that shoots first and focuses later, the countdown has begun.'

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Orange offers iPad to French students for 1 EUR per day

Orange offers iPad to French students for 1 EUR per day | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'France Telecom has teamed-up with France's Ministry for National Education to offer subsidized iPad 2 to university students.'

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