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Iran's Revolutionary Guard Targets 450 Social Media Users

Aug 24
The cyber-arm of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard says it has summoned, detained and warned some 450 administrators of social media groups in recent weeks.

France, Germany Want Encrypted App Makers to Help Stop IS

Aug 24
France and Germany pushed Tuesday for Europe-wide rules requiring the makers of encrypted messaging apps such as Telegram to help governments monitor communications among suspected extremists.

AT&T to Provide Cellphone Roaming and Other Services in Cuba

Aug 23
AT&T has reached a deal for enhanced roaming and other cellphone services for wireless customers visiting Cuba.

'Mr. Robot' Mobile Game Launches As Phony Messaging App

Aug 23
A fake messaging app inspired by the USA Network hacker drama was released Wednesday for mobile devices.

Yearlong Mars Simulation Nears End on Mauna Loa

Aug 23
Six scientists are close to wrapping up a year of near isolation in a Mars simulation on a Hawaii mountain.

Gigantic Aircraft Takes Historic Flight

Aug 23
The world's longest aircraft took flight this past week in England.

Barbra Streisand Called Apple CEO to Fix Siri's Pronunciation of Her Name

Aug 22
This might be the most Barbra Streisand thing ever.

NBC Learning About Changed Viewer Habits

By David Bauder | Aug 22
For future Olympics, NBC says it will look at how some of its tech-savvy customers are programming the games themselves for advice on putting together its own broadcasts.

Study Finds Ancient Iceman Wore Hat Made of Bear Skin

Aug 22
Scientists say Oetzi the Iceman wore clothes made of brown bear pelt and roe deer when he died in the Alps 5,300 years ago.

Twitter Unveils Features to Filter Tweets, Notifications

Aug 21
Twitter has announced two new settings that will allow users to control what they see in their feeds and what notifications they receive.

Android Makers Really Want to Make Their Phones Eye-Catching

By Anick Jesdanun | Aug 20
It's getting rarer for phone launches to generate excitement these days - especially in the Android world, where all models use the same underlying Google software.

Powell Told Clinton of His Use of A Private Email at State

By Michael Biesecker | Aug 19
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell says he sent Hillary Clinton a memo touting his use of a personal email account after she took over as the nation's top diplomat in 2009.

Zika Researchers Seeking Volunteers Willing to be Infected

By Lauran Neergaard | Aug 19
Wanted: Volunteers willing to be infected with the Zika virus for science. It may sound bizarre, but researchers are planning just such a study to help speed development of much-needed Zika vaccines.

Stalking, Scientology and Sex: Gawker's Biggest Moments

By Mae Anderson | Aug 19
Here are some of the biggest - and most notorious - stories during Gawker's nearly 14-year tenure.

Railroads Show Little Progress on Key Safety Technology

By Joan Lowy | Aug 19
Many commuter and freight railroads have made little progress installing safety technology designed to prevent deadly collisions and derailments despite a mandate from Congress.

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