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Election 2016 teaser - A hacker pulls back the curtain on United States election data

If the election is hacked, we may never know

At particular risk are touch-screen voting machines that have no paper trails. If those are hacked or a hack is even suspected, it will be difficult to prove—and impossible to reconstruct the real tally.

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Hacked voter registration systems: a recipe for election chaos

How do you disrupt an election? Hacking a voter registration database could very well do just that.

Election 2016 teaser - Electronic voting, Republican and Democrat

One election-system vendor uses developers in Serbia

But even an all-U.S. team is no guarantee of security.

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This robot vacuum cleaner plays J-Pop, because this is Japan

Two of Japan's biggest obsessions have collided on the Sharp booth at this year's Ceatec electronics show, where the company is displaying a robot vacuum cleaner that blasts J-Pop songs while it sweeps.

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Japan gears up for 8K TV broadcasting

If you've bought a 4K television and are disappointed at the lack of content, this might not ease your frustration: Japan has is fast on the way to 8K TV broadcasting with a full service due in the next four years.


US tech giants say they didn't do Yahoo-style email spying

Reports of a secret Yahoo program to search through customers' incoming emails has spurred other tech companies to deny ever receiving a similar request from the U.S. government.

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Five questions about taking Google's new phones to work

Google unveiled a massive strategic shift on Tuesday, announcing that it is officially getting into the business of designing and releasing its own smartphones. Here are the five key questions about using the new Pixel phones for business.

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Hands on with Google Home: Your Google universe in a home-appliance wrapper

Beware, Amazon. You now have serious competition in the always-aware WiFi speaker game.

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8 times Google savagely burned Apple during the Pixel announcement

Google wasn’t afraid to play a little dirty during its big fall hardware event on Tuesday.

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Hands-on with Pixel, the most Googley Android phone ever

Has Google improved its build quality? Sure. But the headline stories for the Pixel phones are Google Assistant and a better camera experience.

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Google's Nexus is dead

It's official: Google's Nexus device lineup is no more, usurped by premium Pixel hardware.

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Google Store purges hardware, including Nexus phones, Nvidia's Shield TV, and more

RIP Nexus? The Google Store today gave the ax to several big-name devices, including the Nexus Phones and Nvidia's Shield TV.

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Google's new Pixel phone includes a dedicated adapter to transfer data from older phones

The Pixel's new Quick Switch Adapter provides a quick and easy way to move data from an older iPhone or Android device to your new Pixel phone.

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WikiLeaks plans to dump more sensitive files on US election

WikiLeaks is promising to release secret documents relating to the U.S. election, at a time when questions are already arising over whether Russian hackers are feeding the site information.

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New insulin pump flaws highlights security risks from medical devices

Medical device manufacturer Animas warns diabetic patients who use its OneTouch Ping insulin pumps about security issues that could allow hackers to take over the devices and deliver unauthorized doses of insulin.