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HP launches free service to secure mobile, Web apps

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HP says it now has a free service called "Fortify My App" that lets anyone building mobile or Web applications upload code to the Fortify software-as-a-service and get a limited analysis about whether the code has specific vulnerabilities or design flaws. HPHow HP Fortify on Demand works The free...
HP launches free service to secure mobile, Web apps

Video test: Does the Linkase for iPhone 5 really boost Wi-Fi signals?

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Last month, I wrote about an interesting iPhone 5 case called the Linkase. And by interesting, I mean it claims to something that most cases can’t: Boost your iPhone’s Wi-Fi signal strength by up to 50 percent. It’s made by a company in Taiwan called Abosolute Technology. The case has...
Video test: Does the Linkase for iPhone 5 really boost Wi-Fi signals?

Sun Power: Solar Chargers That Light Up Your Gadgets

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Gadgets like smartphones and gaming devices help us stay connected and entertained on the go, but keeping their batteries charged can be challenging when you aren’t near an electrical outlet. Portable solar chargers are one solution for keeping your gadgets juiced, especially if you plan on spending an extended amount...
Sun Power: Solar Chargers That Light Up Your Gadgets

The iPhone Has Passed a Key Security Threshold

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Does society really want extremely private mobile devices if they make life easier for criminals? Apple's newly toughened standards sharpen the focus on that question. Less than a month after Apple first shipped the iPhone in June 2007, a group called Independent Security Evaluators documented deep security design flaws in...
The iPhone Has Passed a Key Security Threshold
Seven vulnerabilities found through Mega's security bounty program
HTC One X users report iPhone 4-like ‘death grip’ for Wi-Fi
A look back at BMW's 40-year history with electric cars
"Download this gun": 3D-printed semi-automatic fires over 600 rounds
Nokia uses 'Smartphone beta' website to take shots at mobile competitors
How big is your baby? Doctors use design to uncover insights in children's health

Foxconn workers reportedly strike over iPhone 5 quality control rules, say handset design is flawed

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It was reported on Friday that three to four thousand Foxconn workers at the company's Zhengzhou factory went on strike over a rise in quality control demands for the iPhone 5, with the employees saying the new demands are difficult to meet given the handset's design flaws....
Foxconn workers reportedly strike over iPhone 5 quality control rules, say handset design is flawed

As promised, Kim Dotcom starts payouts for Mega vulnerability reward program: Seven bugs fixed in first week

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If you’re a hacker or a security researcher, this is a reminder that you don’t have to take on Google’s or Mozilla’s software to get paid for finding a bug. In its first week, the Mega vulnerability reward program has already confirmed and fixed seven bugs, showing that Dotcom really...
As promised, Kim Dotcom starts payouts for Mega vulnerability reward program: Seven bugs fixed in first week

First in flight: Maryland professor's robot bird good enough to fool the real thing

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Satyandra Gupta apparently loves birds so much he decided to build one. His skills as a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Maryland probably didn’t hurt in his quest, and this week he announced the Robo Raven is now a reality. The robotic avian can dive and roll...
First in flight: Maryland professor's robot bird good enough to fool the real thing

Can We Harness the Internet to Collaboratively Write Better Laws?

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A new platform called Madison seeks to bring more voices to the table, but a few design flaws mar the whole effort.There is no question that the reviled anti-piracy bills, known as SOPA and PIPA, were terrible. The ways in which they were terrible have been explained across the Internet....
Can We Harness the Internet to Collaboratively Write Better Laws?

Review: JArchitect analyzes Java code, revealing structures, dependencies, and design flaws

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Once you get past "Hello World," code can become very complex. Programmers in business environments must often deal with code written by dozens of developers over a span of many years, often with shifting standards for design and documentation. Even a simple bug fix or enhancement can involve tracing...
Review: JArchitect analyzes Java code, revealing structures, dependencies, and design flaws

DailyDirt: Beating The Odds

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Everyone knows that the odds always favor the house, but every once in a while, someone figures out a way to beat the system. Here are just a few examples of clever folks who have succeeded and earned some significant winnings. There are a lot of guys named Don Johnson...
DailyDirt: Beating The Odds
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