Tech & Science
This Week's Edition
‘Smart’ Keyboard Can ID You by How You Type
It also harnesses energy from your typing motions.
ACLU: Plan to Expand FBI Search Powers May Compromise Cybersecurity
With little congressional involvement, the Justice Department is changing the rules about how law enforcement obtains warrants.
White House Computers Hacked By Russian Government, Officials Say
Executive office networks face a barrage of attacks that are believed to be government-sponsored
1976 Apple-1 Computer Sells for Record $905,000 at NYC Auction
A Bonhams auction of science objects put items like an Apple-1 computer, a Manhattan Project viewing window and a letter by Charles Darwin on the block
Apple Is Monitoring Your Searches
But there is a way to opt out.
Computer-Generated 10-Year-Old Girl Leads to Conviction of Online Predator
“Sweetie” sting reveals tens of thousands of men looking for underage girls to perform sexual acts on a webcam
Drag Queens Receive Apology From Facebook
Site’s apology leaves real-name policy in place and fails to mention others affected
Why Is It Called Windows 10 When There Was No Windows 9?
Microsoft’s new operating system name leaves some confused
Thinking Through the Turing Test
A computer program tricked a third of people into thinking it was an English-challenged person, but that’s not the same as thinking
Watch Out, Watson. You've Got Competition
Computers aren't just getting smarter, they are getting better at figuring out how to be smarter.