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Even encrypted medical record databases leak information

A new study from Microsoft researchers warns that many types of databases used for electronic medical records are vulnerable to leaking information despite the use of encryption.

Panasonic adopts OLED tech to build its new flagship 4K TV

The 65-inch TX-65CZ950 is the first 4K TV to gain the coveted THX certification.

Panasonic Nubo security cam uses 4G and battery power to work anywhere

Is it a Nest Cam killer? The Nubo is packed with features, and even gives you security vision when you're on the road, and without a WiFi connection.

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Mozilla releases first public Firefox for iOS preview

Mozilla hopes to have its version of Firefox for iOS devices out by the end of the year as part of its push to grow its share of mobile traffic.

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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Amazon snaps up Elemental to boost video on AWS

Amazon will acquire Elemental Technologies in a bid to enrich the video capabilities of its AWS cloud service, the company announced Thursday.

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Ex-Tesla engineer could face prison for hacking former manager's email, FBI says

A former Tesla engineer could face five years in prison for allegedly accessing his former manager's email and pilfering employee evaluations that he shared with other workers.

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Microsoft will release its hackathon help tool to the world

Microsoft is planning to bring its internal tool for running hackathons to the public next year, starting by allowing a few select colleges to test drive it at their own events.

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DOJ tightens policies on use of simulated cells for surveillance

The U.S. Department of Justice has issued new guidelines on the use of a cellular surveillance technology called stingrays.

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Secure your fortress with the Internet of Things

Here's how bringing the Internet of Things into your home can help you keep danger at bay.

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Samsung will start shipping its new Gear S2 smartwatches in October

Samsung revealed that its new round Gear S2 smartwatches will start shipping in October, but has not revealed what they will cost.

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Some Uber trip info is publicly accessible through Google

On Thursday, a site-specific search on Google for trip.uber.com produced dozens of links to Uber rides that have been completed and cancelled, in countries around the world including the U.S., England, Russia, France and Mexico.

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Privacy disclosures in kid apps are better, but still need work, says U.S. FTC

Mobile applications aimed at children are doing a better job in recent years of disclosing their privacy practices, but many apps still lack basic information, according to a U.S. Federal Trade Commission survey.

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IBM, ARM collaborate on refining Internet of Things deployment

IBM's Internet of Things platform can now work with IoT processors designed by ARM, thanks to a new partnership between the two companies.

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Hands on: The LG G Pad II 10.1 is a pretty big, regular tablet

Nothing special to see here, though it does have stereo speakers.

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Catalyst shows off a waterproof Apple Watch case at IFA

But is this even needed, since tests have shown the Apple Watch performing better than its waterproof rating even without a case?

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T-Mobile launches video calling, starting first with the newest Samsung phones

Just as it did with 'advanced messaging,' T-Mobile is attempting to push enhanced features ahead of other carriers.