Orders to submit WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning to harsh and allegedly illegal treatment in prison apparently came from a three-star general, according to a new court filing from Manning’s defense attorney.
A remarkable 32-page theater program from Metropolis’ 1927 debut has surfaced at a well-known rare book shop in London, which scanned it and shared some pages with Wired.
The United States and Israel are responsible for developing the sophisticated espionage rootkit known as Flame, according to a news report, which says it was part of the same ‘Olympic Games’ project that produced Stuxnet.
On Columbus Day weekend, hundreds of puzzle solvers converged on the MIT campus to tackle the annual mystery hunt, designed by the previous year’s winning team, Codex Alimentarius. Alex Calhoun, one of the members of Team Codex, recounts the process of designing puzzles for such a large audience.
NASA was one of the primary driving forces behind OpenStack, an effort to provide an open source alternative to Amazon’s widely popular cloud services. But as OpenStack takes off in other places, the space agency is turning away from the open source platform — and into the arms of Amazon.
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Virgin Atlantic begins offering cellphone coverage on transatlantic flights. The pricey, and somewhat limited, service will use items found in space and in the homes of outlying carrier customers to help passengers call in sick to work while flying to London.
Want to build a web service that sells for a cool billion dollars? Instagram’s developers have some advice for you: choose your tools wisely.