Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.

Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.

What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?

An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,

Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,

Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12

Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,

Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.

NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.

Google Backs Off Default Encryption on New Android Lollilop Devices

An anonymous reader writes: Although Google announced in September 2014 that Android 5.0 Lollipop would require full-disk encryption by default in new cell phones, Ars Technica has found otherwise in recently-released 2nd-gen Moto E and Galaxy S6. It turns out,

How a Kickstarter Project Can Massively Exceed Its Funding Goals and Still Fail

An anonymous reader writes: In November, 2013, a Kickstarter project for a software-defined camera trigger scored £290,386 (~$450,000) in funding after asking for a mere £50,000. After almost a year of delays, they've now announced the project is dead.

Games Workshop At 40: How They Brought D&D To Britain

An anonymous reader writes: Following on the fortieth anniversary of Dungeons & Dragons last year, another formative influence on modern gaming is celebrating its fortieth birthday: Games Workshop. Playing at the World covers the story of how the founders,

Astronomers Find an Old-Looking Galaxy In the Early Universe

schwit1 tips news that a team of astronomers has studied one of the most distant galaxies ever observed and found puzzling results. The light we're seeing from this galaxy comes from roughly 700 million years after the Big Bang, so on the cosmic scale, it's quite young.

网络支付监管加码 让支付企业惊出一身冷汗

暂停网络虚拟信用卡、二维码支付之后,央行拟对支付机构网络支付业务进行更强力监管的消息,让支付企业惊出一身冷汗。

This DIY Device Turns Your Table Into a Psychedelic Music Maker

It's not so simple to become an electronic musician. The equipment is expensive. There's not a good how-to book. It's sometimes a little unclear what exactly electronic music is. That's why the Contact musical interface is so intriguing. Read more...    

华为总部服务器曾遭美国国安局入侵

纽约时报消息,爱德华·斯诺登(Edward Snowden)曝光的最新文件显示,美国国家安全局曾入侵了华为总部的服务器,获取了华为路由器和交换机相关工作的信息,并监控着华为高管的通信。

监管风波不断,第30期获奖作者名单

最近,经常有读者问,你们需要什么题材的文章?我的文章和已发表的很相似,为啥不发我的呢?其实,虎嗅君对题材方向的要求还是很宽松的,主要是看内容是否符合我们的定位。

Samsung NX3000: A Little Cheaper, a Little Simpler, But Mostly the Same

With the new NX3000, Samsung's hoping to lure price-conscious beginners. The entry level interchangeable-lens camera swaps out the huge 3.7-inch touchscreen interface of the old NX2000 for a smaller, 3-inch (non-touch) LCD and a traditional button interface. Read more...

黑客干扰对冲基金的高频交易

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence的全球产品总监Paul Henninger透露,身份未知的黑客在八周时间内干扰了一家大型对冲基金的高频交易。他没有透露对冲基金的名字,宣称攻击显示了有组织犯罪行为的所有特征。

白色版锤子手机顺电脉上手体验

老罗演讲中发布的白色版锤子手机真机在顺电脉已有展示,赫兹论也是第一时间在上海静安寺的顺电体验了白色版真机。 具体请观看视频:

The 'American Dream' Was Coined in 1931

Today the phrase "the American Dream" is a staple of political campaigns, book titles, and economic discussions. Everybody's heard it, but nobody knows quite how to define it. It's a phrase that feels as old as the country itself. But the American Dream wasn't invented in 1776.

大浪淘沙,始见真金 -- 贺北交所金马甲邮币交易平台上线一周年

北京2015年3月18日电 /美通社/ -- 2014年3月18日,北交所金马甲邮币交易平台正式上线交易,将传统文化收藏与网络交易方式有机整合起来。

博泽在华荣获多项质量大奖

-- 国际机电一体化专家博泽荣获由中国多家整车厂颁发的六个“2014年度优秀供应商”奖。

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