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An unknown number of Sprint customers had their personal info stolen by hackers

Hackers stole an unknown number of Sprint users’ data after breaching the Samsung.com “add a line” website, according to a letter Sprint sent to impacted customers.  “The personal information of yours that may have been viewed includes the following: phone number, device type, device ID, monthly recurring charges, subscriber ID, account number, account creation date, […]

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Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos have made their divorce official in a $38 billion settlement, making the author the third richest woman in the world

Getty Images The marriage of Amazon’s power couple, which has spanned the transformation of the company from online bookstore to massive e-commerce platform, is officially over. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife, MacKenzie Bezos, officially finalized their divorce Friday, Bloomberg reports. As a result, MacKenzie Bezos is set to gain millions of shares of […]

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The Pentagon can now identify people by measuring their heartbeats

As if facial recognition and digital fingerprinting weren’t scary enough, the Pentagon has reportedly developed a method for identifying and tracking people through their heartbeat. Heartbeats are as unique and distinctive as fingerprints, but are distinct in that they can be read from a distance. And it’s this that the Pentagon is taking advantage of, according to […]

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The grainy texture of Saturn’s rings reveals clues to their origins

This false-color image to the right shows an infrared spectral map of Saturn’s A, B and C rings, captured by Cassini’s VIMS. Infrared image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/CNRS/LPG-Nantes; Saturn image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/G. Ugarkovic New analysis of data from the Cassini mission shows that Saturn’s rings are not smooth, but rather are grainy in […]

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Thousands of Reddit users are trying to delete Google from their lives, but they're finding it impossible because Google is everywhere

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Thousands of Reddit users have joined r/deGoogle, a community dedicated to surviving on the internet without Google. The goal is to try and avoid handing any personal information over to Google, and involves avoiding services like Google search, YouTube, Gmail, and Google Docs. The exercise shows how Google has come to dominate […]