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New ?Google? for the Dark Web Makes Buying Dope and Guns Easy


The dark web just got a little less dark with the launch of a new search engine that lets you easily find illicit drugs and other contraband online

The 10 Most Massively Popular Smartphones You?ve Never Heard Of

Wired Top Stories

Look beyond the U.S. and you’ll find a panoply of unfamiliar smartphones being turned out by gigantic corporations you’ve never heard of, and often incorporating features you’ve never dreamed of. These are the smartphones of the world. Meet them now for the first time.


Out in the Open: Inside the Operating System Edward Snowden Used to Evade the NSA

Wired Top Stories

When NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden first emailed Glenn Greenwald, he insisted on using email encryption software called PGP for all communications. But this month, we learned that Snowden used another technology to keep his communications out of the NSA’s prying eyes. It’s called Tails. And naturally, nobody knows exactly who created it

Photographer Dives Into the Strange, Subversive World of Bitcoin

Wired Top Stories

A photo project about bitcoin is a terrible idea, because there?s so little to see. But Megan Miller makes it work.


Google acquires Titan Aerospace, manufacturer of solar-powered drones that Facebook was interested in

The Next Web by Josh Ong

Google today announced the acquisition of Titan Aerospace, the creator of high-altitude drones that could bring Internet access to remote locations, as noted by The Wall Street Journal. The vehicles are expected to reach atmospheric heights, run on solar power, and fly continuously for years at a time. Earlier reports had suggested that Facebook was interested in buying Titan Aerospace, but it decided to pick up rival drone-maker Ascenta instead. Google told the Journal that the Titan Aerospace team will collaborate with the balloon-powered Internet access efforts from Project Loon to solve the global connectivity issue. The drones could also

There Will Be More Blood

Slate Articles by David Auerbach

The Heartbleed bug affects everyone save the most tech-illiterate doomsday preppers. It?s a severe security flaw so widespread that Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Netflix, Wikipedia, and countless other sites have all fallen prey to it for the past two years. While those sites are busy patching their systems and checking for breaches, and while you are changing your passwords,

FBI Plans to Have 52 Million Photos in its NGI Face Recognition Database by Next Year Updates by Jen Lynch and Jennifer Lynch New documents released by the FBI show that the Bureau is well on its way toward its goal of a fully operational face recognition database by this summer.

EFF received these records in response to our Freedom of Information Actlawsuit for information on Next Generation Identification (NGI)?the FBI?s massive biometric database that may hold records on as much as one third of the U.S. population. The facial recognition component of this database poses real threats to privacy for all Americans.


Heartbleed Exposes a Problem With Open Source, But It’s Not What You Think

Mashable! by Christina Warren

Titan Aerospace: Targeted By Facebook, Acquired By Google

All Facebook by David Cohen

It?s Time to Encrypt the Entire Internet

Wired Top Stories

The Heartbleed bug crushed our faith in the secure web, but a world without the encryption software that Heartbleed exploited would be even worse. In fact, it’s time for the web to take a good hard look at a new idea: encryption everywhere


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