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Don't mind the zero-emissions Mercedes fuel-cell car behind the invisible curtain (eyes-on video)

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Mercedes wanted to make a dramatic statement about how its new B-Class F-Cell car passes through the environment without leaving a trace, so it placed it behind an invisible LED curtain. We wanted to (not?) see that for ourselves at the Paris Auto Show, so took a quick tour...
Don't mind the zero-emissions Mercedes fuel-cell car behind the invisible curtain (eyes-on video)

Youzee: Spain's streaming startup answer to Netflix

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A new streaming service has shed its beta cloak, only this one isn't made for U.S. eyes. Youzee, a Madrid-based start-up, aims to offer Spaniards the best of both pay models, offering up a monthly subscription service alongside separate à la carte pricing. According to the company's site, its...
Youzee: Spain's streaming startup answer to Netflix

Researchers create temporal cloak that can erase digital data from history

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The best way to hide something is to make it look like it never existed....
Researchers create temporal cloak that can erase digital data from history
A cloaking device from off-the-shelf superconductors and magnetic tape
Banned Reddit moderator fears 'cloak and dagger' handling of criticism

'Cloak' protects Apple devices from snooping, developed by Microsoft vets

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One of our more interesting finds at last night’s gdgt live Seattle event was a service called ‘Cloak’ that protects Mac, iPhone and iPad users from having their data intercepted when using unsecure web sites over public WiFi networks such as those in many coffee shops. It’s developed by...
'Cloak' protects Apple devices from snooping, developed by Microsoft vets
GeekWire Radio: The latest in digital security, and protecting yourself online
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The invisibility cube that uses crystals to bend light and make objects disappear

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Lately, it seems like you can't click on a handful of links on the internet without running into some kind of prototype invisibility cloak. Though this device can now be added to that list, it's more like a cube than a cloak, and something out of the ordinary -- even...
The invisibility cube that uses crystals to bend light and make objects disappear

BlackBerry 10 Screenshot Leaks Show Off Hub, Siri-Style Assistant, Twitter, Facebook And Foursquare Apps

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BlackBerry 10 is leaky like a sieve: we’ve seen what is likely the first hardware, and developer previews have shown off the UI on video over and over for a while now. In the latest breach of BB10′s absolutely sub-par cloak of secrecy, a number of screenshots have surfaced over at Thinte...
BlackBerry 10 Screenshot Leaks Show Off Hub, Siri-Style Assistant, Twitter, Facebook And Foursquare Apps

Remember invisibility cloak tech? It's useful for talking to satellites

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Intellectual Ventures' second spinoff is translating research in so-called metamaterials into cheaper and easier-to-use communications equipment for plans, ships, and eventually even your individual hot spot. [Read more]...
Remember invisibility cloak tech? It's useful for talking to satellites
"Temporal cloak" used to hide data transmitted at 12.7 Gbps

Michael Gove urged to investigate Twitter attack on former minister

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Twitter account @toryeducation, believed to be run by Gove's allies, accuses Tory Tim Loughton of lying over child protectionMichael Gove is being urged to launch an inquiry into an "extraordinary attack" on the former Tory education minister Tim Loughton on a Twitter feed that is widely believed to be run...
Michael Gove urged to investigate Twitter attack on former minister

AT&T adds Locker app to growing market of cloud storage services

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AT&T just announced its version of Dropbox, Google Drive, Cloud Drive, etc., with the introduction of AT&T Locker for both iOS and Android. The cloud storage app, as one might assume, essentially allows folks to automatically sync and save photos, videos, and other data to the cloud, and it offers...
AT&T adds Locker app to growing market of cloud storage services

Over 400 Groups, Representing 15 Million People, Demand 'New Direction' From USTR In TPP Negotiations

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We were just talking about the insanity of the latest round of TPP negotiations happening under the continued cloak of secrecy. It appears that more and more people are beginning to question why this is allowed. A letter has been sent to Congress by over 400 groups representing over 15...
Over 400 Groups, Representing 15 Million People, Demand 'New Direction' From USTR In TPP Negotiations

Myspace re-enters the social media ring with yet another rebrand

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Justin Timberlake shed his boy band image to launch a successful career. Can he help Myspace do the same thing?In its protracted battle to remain relevant, MySpace previewed a significantly rebooted version of its website on Monday.In a promo video tweeted by Myspace investor Justin Timberlake, the website showcased its...
Myspace re-enters the social media ring with yet another rebrand
Some Jerk Has Figured Out a Way to Recover Your 'Deleted' Snapchat Photos
Gov't won't even give page counts of secret PATRIOT Act documents
90 Seconds on The Verge: Microsoft Surface, iPad mini, and Boxee TV

Duke University creates 'perfect' one-directional microwave cloak, might lead to stealthier vehicles

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Most attempts at cloaking, no matter the slice of spectrum, usually leave clues as to what's there -- even microwave cloaks can spoil the surprise through reflections. At Duke University, researchers have licked some of those past problems with the first instance of a flawless microwave cloaking scheme. By...
Duke University creates 'perfect' one-directional microwave cloak, might lead to stealthier vehicles
How Georgia doxed a Russian hacker (and why it matters)

Scientists use metal and silicon to create invisibility cloak (no, you can't wear it)

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In the quest to achieve that much-desired invisibility cloak, scientists have redirected light, used heat monitoring and even gone underwater -- with varying degrees of success. The latest attempt at this optical illusion is from engineers at Stanford and the University of Pennsylvania, who have developed a device that...
Scientists use metal and silicon to create invisibility cloak (no, you can't wear it)
Nimbula, Citrix clouds vow Amazon-style computing

Burner brings 'disposable' phone numbers to Android

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Burner can cloak your Android phone with a temporary phone number that expires in a set amount of time. [Read more]...
Burner brings 'disposable' phone numbers to Android

'Thermal cloak' hides from heat

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Researchers borrow ideas from the study of Harry Potter-style "optical cloaking" to create a thermal cloak that can in principle hide objects from heat....
'Thermal cloak' hides from heat

Meet 'Cloak,' an app that keeps OS X and iOS devices safe on unsecured networks

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Remember Firesheep? A scary little app, it caused a stir when it was demonstrated that its users could abuse co-users of public WiFi networks, snagging their passwords and the like. Given how popular working in coffee shops has become with the rising prevalence of free WiFi, Firesheep made many uncomfortable. Here’s...
Meet 'Cloak,' an app that keeps OS X and iOS devices safe on unsecured networks

Plasmonic cloak makes objects invisible, but only in the microwave region of the spectrum

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Okay, so we're not up to USS Pegasus levels yet, but for the first time researchers have been able to cloak a three dimensional object. Don't start planning your first trip to the Hogwarts library restricted section just yet though, the breakthrough is only in the microwave region of...
Plasmonic cloak makes objects invisible, but only in the microwave region of the spectrum
Tor traffic disguised as Skype video calls to fool repressive governments

Anonymous hackers jailed for cyber attacks

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Two men jailed for carrying out cyber attacks, including one online assault that cost payments giant PayPal at least £3.5mTwo men have been jailed for carrying out cyber attacks with the hacking group Anonymous, including one online assault that cost the payments giant PayPal at least £3.5m.Christopher Weatherhead, who used...
Anonymous hackers jailed for cyber attacks
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