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'Like' it or not: 10 things Facebook changed in 10 yearsTen years ago Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg launched “The Facebook” from his Harvard dorm. Since then, the site has gone on to redefine our lives online.

Tue, 4 Feb 2014 15:10:58 GMT

(image) Ten years ago Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg launched “The Facebook” from his Harvard dorm. Since then, the site has gone on to redefine our lives online.


Ten years ago Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg launched “The Facebook” from his Harvard dorm. Since then, the site has gone on to redefine our lives online.



Senate grills Target CFO on data breachTarget CFO John Mulligan faced a Senate judiciary committee on Tuesday to answer tough questions about last year's massive breach that involved 40 million credit cards.

Tue, 4 Feb 2014 17:04:13 GMT

(image) Target CFO John Mulligan faced a Senate judiciary committee on Tuesday to answer tough questions about last year's massive breach that involved 40 million credit cards.


Target CFO John Mulligan faced a Senate judiciary committee on Tuesday to answer tough questions about last year's massive breach that involved 40 million credit cards.



Some developers balk as Apple cracks down on apps that track user infoApple is cracking down on apps that collect certain information about its users. While that might make privacy advocates happy, developers are less than thrilled.

Tue, 4 Feb 2014 22:58:36 GMT

(image) Apple is cracking down on apps that collect certain information about its users. While that might make privacy advocates happy, developers are less than thrilled.


Apple is cracking down on apps that collect certain information about its users. While that might make privacy advocates happy, developers are less than thrilled.



Evolution debate plays out on creationism's home turfPETERSBURG, Ky. — More than a million viewers are expected to tune in online Tuesday night for the most-watched debate over evolution since the Tennessee "Monkey Trial" of 1925.

Tue, 4 Feb 2014 13:56:08 GMT

(image) PETERSBURG, Ky. — More than a million viewers are expected to tune in online Tuesday night for the most-watched debate over evolution since the Tennessee "Monkey Trial" of 1925.


PETERSBURG, Ky. — More than a million viewers are expected to tune in online Tuesday night for the most-watched debate over evolution since the Tennessee "Monkey Trial" of 1925.



FBI: Give us your malware, your worms

Wed, 5 Feb 2014 00:11:05 GMT

The FBI has put out a request for experts in the cybersecurity industry to send in all the malware they can. In a solicitation published this week on fedbizopps.gov, the intelligence agency asks for "a rollup of sharable malware" for research purposes — or so they say.



Fling high: Bumblebees can scale Mount EverestThe bumblebee has earned a reputation as an unlikely flier, but new research shows one extreme species of the bug is specially adapted to high-altitude flight, and — theoretically — can fly over the highest peak on Earth.

Wed, 5 Feb 2014 00:44:50 GMT

(image) The bumblebee has earned a reputation as an unlikely flier, but new research shows one extreme species of the bug is specially adapted to high-altitude flight, and — theoretically — can fly over the highest peak on Earth.


The bumblebee has earned a reputation as an unlikely flier, but new research shows one extreme species of the bug is specially adapted to high-altitude flight, and — theoretically — can fly over the highest peak on Earth.



Democratic lawmakers want to bring Net neutrality back to lifeDemocrats in Congress have introduced a bill that would restore Net neutrality regulations, less than a month after a court decision struck them down. "It basically says, 'Remember the court decision from a couple of weeks ago?

Tue, 4 Feb 2014 21:33:05 GMT

(image) Democrats in Congress have introduced a bill that would restore Net neutrality regulations, less than a month after a court decision struck them down. "It basically says, 'Remember the court decision from a couple of weeks ago?


Democrats in Congress have introduced a bill that would restore Net neutrality regulations, less than a month after a court decision struck them down. "It basically says, 'Remember the court decision from a couple of weeks ago?



Sexting stats: Half of adults' phones contain intimate contentSmartphone users are scandalous! A new study shows more than half of adults have sent or received ... ahem, intimate content on their mobile devices.

Tue, 4 Feb 2014 22:14:18 GMT

(image) Smartphone users are scandalous! A new study shows more than half of adults have sent or received ... ahem , intimate content on their mobile devices.


Smartphone users are scandalous! A new study shows more than half of adults have sent or received ... ahem, intimate content on their mobile devices.



Northern lights get too bright for the cameraPhotographer Chad Blakley has been taking pictures of the northern lights for years, but this weekend's auroral display over Sweden delivered something even he didn't expect: flashes of light so intense that they overwhelmed his camera.

Mon, 3 Feb 2014 15:42:55 GMT

(image) Photographer Chad Blakley has been taking pictures of the northern lights for years, but this weekend's auroral display over Sweden delivered something even he didn't expect: flashes of light so intense that they overwhelmed his camera.


Photographer Chad Blakley has been taking pictures of the northern lights for years, but this weekend's auroral display over Sweden delivered something even he didn't expect: flashes of light so intense that they overwhelmed his camera.



Missed a call? 'One-ring' cell phone scam could cost you moneyIf you pick up your phone and see a missed call from a number you don't recognize, you may want think twice about calling back. You could be a potential victim of the growing "one-ring phone scam," which the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warned consumers about last week.

Mon, 3 Feb 2014 17:37:33 GMT

(image) If you pick up your phone and see a missed call from a number you don't recognize, you may want think twice about calling back. You could be a potential victim of the growing "one-ring phone scam," which the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warned consumers about last week.


If you pick up your phone and see a missed call from a number you don't recognize, you may want think twice about calling back. You could be a potential victim of the growing "one-ring phone scam," which the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warned consumers about last week.



Rings and swirls: Photo shows off Saturn's polar vortexAn amazing new photo of Saturn's north pole puts the planet's odd hexagon-shaped jet stream and dazzling rings on display. NASA's Cassini spacecraft exploring Saturn and its moons snapped the photo — which NASA released Monday (Feb.

Tue, 4 Feb 2014 21:21:26 GMT

(image) An amazing new photo of Saturn's north pole puts the planet's odd hexagon-shaped jet stream and dazzling rings on display. NASA's Cassini spacecraft exploring Saturn and its moons snapped the photo — which NASA released Monday (Feb.


An amazing new photo of Saturn's north pole puts the planet's odd hexagon-shaped jet stream and dazzling rings on display. NASA's Cassini spacecraft exploring Saturn and its moons snapped the photo — which NASA released Monday (Feb.



Famous China fossil site was 'animal Pompeii' of the Cretaceous A fossil site in China that has given up thousands of stunningly well-preserved specimens to paleontologists since the 1920s was the Pompeii of the early Cretaceous. Millions of years ago, birds, dinosaurs and small mammals that lived in this north-eastern region of China were caught off guard by eruptions from nearby volcanoes.

Tue, 4 Feb 2014 16:14:05 GMT

(image) A fossil site in China that has given up thousands of stunningly well-preserved specimens to paleontologists since the 1920s was the Pompeii of the early Cretaceous. Millions of years ago, birds, dinosaurs and small mammals that lived in this north-eastern region of China were caught off guard by eruptions from nearby volcanoes.


A fossil site in China that has given up thousands of stunningly well-preserved specimens to paleontologists since the 1920s was the Pompeii of the early Cretaceous. Millions of years ago, birds, dinosaurs and small mammals that lived in this north-eastern region of China were caught off guard by eruptions from nearby volcanoes.



White House announces its first Maker Faire The White House is embracing technology, students and great photo-ops by holding its first Maker Faire. Maker Faire, which describes itself as "part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new," attracted 165,000 people to its two main events in San Mateo, Calif., and New York City in 2012.

Mon, 3 Feb 2014 23:12:13 GMT

(image) The White House is embracing technology, students and great photo-ops by holding its first Maker Faire. Maker Faire, which describes itself as "part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new," attracted 165,000 people to its two main events in San Mateo, Calif., and New York City in 2012.


The White House is embracing technology, students and great photo-ops by holding its first Maker Faire. Maker Faire, which describes itself as "part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new," attracted 165,000 people to its two main events in San Mateo, Calif., and New York City in 2012.