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Tornado Swarms Are Now Upon Us

Twisters are arriving more frequently in large "clusters," say NOAA scientists.

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Geospatial Agency Goes Unclassified for Ebola Effort

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The online Ebola tools the agency is offering NGOs provide much more dynamic capabilities than those previously deployed by the agency.

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10 Crazy Devices the Secret Service Could Use to Put the Kibosh on Fence Jumping

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Terminator-like "RoBo," modeled after first dog Bo, should replace human agents.

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More Federal Employees Are Teleworking More Often

The uptick is slight but steady, survey of feds shows.

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Hackers Seize Terminally Ill Newborn’s Tribute Page, Take From Staples’ Till and Avenge Snapchat Archivist

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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Gawkers at Two Hospitals Peek into Rob Ford’s Patient Records

Cancer-stricken Toronto mayor says he hopes the premier investigates the privacy breach.

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Big Data Might Have Stopped Ebola in Its Tracks

Computational epidemiologists were among the those who foresaw the crisis to come.

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How These 11 Geeks Will Make the Internet More Secure

Half a year on from Heartbleed, what’s changed?

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The Queen Is Now Tweeting

The official account had been building up to the tweet throughout the day, highlighting the 88-year-old monarch’s past technological milestones.

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Infographic: Are We Prepared for Major Cyberattacks?

Large-scale cyberattacks could do serious damage.

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Tech Companies Spend Big on Midterm Elections

Google's campaign spending has grown fortyfold in the past eight years.

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US Turns to 3-D Printing for Key Technology Behind Rocket Launches

The Pentagon could field an alternative to the Russian-made RD-180 rocket engine faster, but the technology is unproven.

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Will This Google App Really Reinvent Email?

Google’s Inbox is not an email app. It is a personal assistant, a tool for reminders, and a way to quickly scan incoming information all in one.

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