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Smartphone ‘kill switch’ bill heads to governor’s desk

Your next phone may be required to have a built-in auto-theft mechanism -- at least if you live in California. The California Senate on Monday passed a bill that would require all Read More →

Cell phone unlocking legal again as president signs measure

You are no longer doing something criminal if you unlock your cell phone. The president on Friday signed into law a measure that reverses a ban on Read More →

Cars these days, they’re so smart — and hackable

We know, we know, just like many "smart" things, cars can be hacked. But a new report says the most hackable cars are the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, 2015 Cadillac Escalade and 2014 Toyota Prius. That's according to CNNMoney, which Read More →

And when the fat lady does sing, Google Glass will be the witness

Opera lovers, hold on to your seats — and your opera glasses. In what's being billed as a global first, a handful of singers and musicians with the opera company in Cagliari, Sardinia, will don pairs of Google Glass this Read More →

Research: Home security systems vulnerable to hackers, cyberattacks

You probably knew that hackers could break into your email account and the NSA can listen in on your calls. But did you know that your home security system may be vulnerable to a cyberattack also? Hackers can easily compromise the Read More →

Ban on cell phone unlocking close to being overturned

You may soon be able to legally unlock your cell phone again. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed a bill that would roll back a prohibition on unlocking that took effect early last year. Because the bill, formally known Read More →
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