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Scammers using Paul Walker ‘death video’ to exploit Facebook users for their personal info

Facebook scammers are spreading a fake Paul Walker car crash video, preying on Facebook users' morbid curiosity to snag personal information. This is just another example of how scam artists use our obsession with celebrity culture against…
Computing

Samsung debuts world’s first 1 terabyte mSATA solid-state drive

The more time passes, the smaller consumer electronics get. There's just no getting around that fact. With that in mind, get a load of Samsung's latest announcement: the world's first 1TB mSATA SSD.
Cool Tech

Alpinestars’ Tech Air motorcycling suit senses crash, deploys airbags within milliseconds

Alpinestars, maker of motorcycling racing suits, has developed an airbag technology that can detect a crash within milliseconds, inflating airbags to protect the rider. The suit uses sensors and a microprocessor to monitor a rider.
Social Media

Want to make money? Study says Instagram beats Twitter, Facebook in brand engagement

Why Instagram is best for brands: According to a new study, businesses looking to maximize their branding return of investment should favor the photo-sharing platform over other social networks like Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.
Web

Google, Microsoft, Apple, and more launch ‘Reform Government Surveillance’ campaign

After months of NSA leaks, a coalition of eight major U.S. technology companies, led by Google and Microsoft, launched a public campaign to overhaul the scope and oversight of government surveillance.
Computing

Anonymous hackers plead guilty to 2010 PayPal hack

WikiLeaks releases documents, PayPal suspends their account and Anonymous in turn attacks PayPal in a retaliatory move. The next part of the story? Those hackers just plead guilty to the attacks. Read more here.
Gaming

Xbox Live, ‘World of Warcraft’ targeted by CIA, NSA counterterrorist investigations

Xbox Live, World of Warcraft, and Second Life have all been targeted by counterterrorism groups in the United States and United Kingdom for active surveillance.
Mobile

Samsung launches the Galaxy J, a metal-look mashup of the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3

Samsung has launched the Galaxy J, a new smartphone which takes the power of the Galaxy Note 3 and puts it inside a Galaxy S4-sized device. Interestingly, it may give us clues to the design and style of Samsung's big 2014 products too.
Gaming

‘No Man’s Sky’ wows VGX viewers with its randomized universe

Joe Danger developer Hello Games steals the blockbuster thunder at Spike TV's annual video game awards show with the reveal of No Man's Sky, a procedurally generated open-galaxy space exploration game.
Computing

Hour of Code event encourages students to learn programming, with help from tech giants

In an effort to get more students interested in computer programming, code.org, backed by a number of tech and Web giants, this week launches its Hour of Code initiative, running as part of Computer Science Education Week.
Features

How do you build the world’s finest iPad case? As fast as you can

When you’re sprinting after a company like Apple, there’s no time to catch your breath. Here’s how Grove builds the world’s classiest iPhone and iPad cases from wood in record time, thanks to a crazy workshop, a team of hands-on…
Mobile

Unknown LG device leaked as possible new Nexus 8 tablet

An LG device with the model number V510 has been leaked before, but the latest gossip has suggested it's going to go on sale under the Nexus name, which could mean it's the rumored Nexus 8.