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Physicists are building an NSA-proof internet
The next generation web — far more secure than today’s — is on the way. Here’s how it works.
800 emoticons and 'black smiley face' ain't one
An African company has just created the first black emoticons. How else can emoji diversify?
Hey monks, meet crowdsourcing
Franciscan monks take to the internet to try and raise funds to restore a room St. Francis himself stayed in.
Powerland Shanghai: A green tower for Red China
Red China’s turning green, thanks to a new state-of-the-art tower.
How Russia could strangle the US space program
If you use a cellphone, have a GPS system in your car, or get cash from ATMs, you should be worried.
China says this debris could be Malaysia flight 370
Chinese satellites have picked up new possible plane wreckage in the southern Indian Ocean.
Turkish president says on Twitter that social media bans are unacceptable
Courts blocked access to Twitter after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's defiant vow, on the campaign trail on Thursday.
These countries are among the biggest 'enemies of the internet,' according to a new report
The United States and United Kingdom made it onto the list for the first time.
Berlin the world's first city with its own domain name
An estimated 50 cities worldwide are preparing to launch their own domain names, but .berlin is the first.
The world wide web is 25. Here are 25 of its most memorable moments
Happy birthday, global hypertext system! This is your life.
'Atomic peace mission' has spawned an arsenal-in-waiting
Japan’s appetite for nuclear power seems quixotic for a nation devastated by its dark side.
5 of the most SXSW things happening at SXSW so far
If the 80,000-volt taser drone doesn't kill you, try out the real-life Mario Kart course.
Would he do it all again? Speaking at SXSW, Snowden says 'absolutely'
'I took an oath to support and defend the Constitution,' said NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. 'And I saw the Constitution was being violated on a massive scale.'
9 hot Indian innovators that Silicon Valley could buy next
An Indian startup shopping list for Google, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft.
Bhutan goes from no TV to all about electric cars
The tiny kingdom, famously the last country to get television, signed a deal with Nissan on Friday to import a fleet of battery-powered cars.
Global hackers hit Venezuelan government, servers 'falling like dominoes'
After three were killed during protests in Caracas last week, Anonymous and a bevy of other hackers are turning Venezuelan government websites into their personal playgrounds.
Driving into the ocean and 8 other spectacular fails as GPS turns 25
The Global Positioning System may have changed the way we drive, but not always in a good way.
True love means you give me your password, according to the Pew Research Center
Now you know what to get your sweetie for Valentine's Day. It quick and cheap and must include at least one numeral and one capital letter.
Anonymous apparently just leaked personal data of Singaporean gov't workers
Individuals associated with the Anonymous collective are retaliating for the arrest of individuals allegedly involved in 2013 hacks of government websites.
Happy 10th anniversary, Facebook! Here are 7 things we really don't like about you
The biggest Facebook pet peeve? Hint: It has to do with oversharing.
Drilling for water on the moon possible within 5 years, Canadian company says
Drilling for water on the moon within five years possible, say developers of space drill, who predict resulting economic space race.
This is what people on the internet think about the place where you live
The world according to Google is a pretty simple place.
Tech companies and Justice Dept. make a deal on data requests
Tech companies like Apple and Microsoft can now publicly report in broad terms some types of consumer data requests the government asks of them. And Apple just did.
The NSA engages in industrial espionage: Snowden on ARD TV
Snowden told the German public broadcaster that the NSA is "engaged in economic spying," according to text released before the interview's full airing on Sunday.
The Seattle Seahawks hacked CNN last night
Or so it suddenly seemed on Twitter.
Big Brother strikes again: Ukraine protesters get creepy text message
In another sign that the machines are taking over, Ukrainians near the site of protester clashes with police received a creepy text message from the government.
Indian hustle: How fraudsters prey on would-be US tech workers
The huge demand for just 65,000 H1-B visas means hefty profits for con-artists.
South Korea's Robot Land: theme park or training ground for robot armies?
Robot Land will feature a 364-foot statue of Taekwon V. Because apparently Japan's Gundam wasn't tall enough.
Indian minister's wife died 'unnatural' death, autopsy shows
In one of her last tweets, Shashi Tharoor's wife wrote: "Whatever is destined to happen will happen, will go smiling."
Microsoft is prepared to hand over Skype users' data to Russia
As Moscow introduces legislation to boost counterterrorism before the Winter Olympics.
India successfully launches cutting-edge cryogenic rocket
The cost of the program has attracted criticism as the government struggles to tackle poverty and child malnutrition.