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Report: NSA secretly exploited devastating Heartbleed bug for years (Update: NSA denies)

News of the Heartbleed bug has brought the Web to its knees, and Bloomberg says the NSA has been exploiting it for at least two years.

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Judge humiliates Apple staffer for using cell phone during Apple-Samsung trial

“You. Ma’am. You in the front row,” the judge ordered. Seems a few too many cell phones are gumming up the courtroom’s Wi-Fi.

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Meet the new Twitter, same as the old Facebook

Twitter is snagging some of Facebook’s features, but risks losing its personality in the process.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Say cheese

One of the items in this week's roundup of new iPhone cases is all corners, while another teaches you how we Italians say cheese.

Behind the scenes of Monument Valley

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Cult of Mac has an interview with iOS game Monument Valley's creators and many, many beautiful concept sketches from the app's development.

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You Should Play: Sometimes You Die

Jump through obstacles and complete puzzles by, well, dying. But strategically.

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Amazon embraces its inner geek by buying Comixology

The book giant is now a comic book giant, with its purchase of the leading digital-comic technology company.

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App Invasion: Keep your caffeine addiction under control with Up Coffee

Jawbone's Up Coffee tells you when to put down the latte so you can go to bed on time.

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Wearables sales tripled in a year—and will grow 500 percent by 2018, study says

Research firm IDC says simple activity trackers are leading the charge, while face computers like Google Glass will face slower adoption.

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Apple says iOS, OSX and 'key web services' not affected by Heartbleed security flaw

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A company spokesperson confirmed to Re/code that none of its web services use the OpenSSL software which is at the center of the security uproar.

Hot Deals Thursday: sweet savings on a Dell XPS 11 Convertible, Lenovo Yoga 8, MS Office, and more

Today's top deals from LogicBuy include the best-yet price on a Dell XPS 11 Convertible, super cheap prices on Microsoft Office for Home or Business, a Dell accessory bundle including headphones, and even a toy helicopter.

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The Week in iOS Apps: On a Carousel

This week's roundup of iOS apps features two new apps for editing and sharing your photos. Plus updates to some of our favorite productivity apps and a chance to live in M.C. Escher's universe.

Take our mobile survey and you might win an iPad mini

IDG's annual Global Mobile Survey helps us learn more about how you use your smartphone or tablet. Fill out the survey and you could win one of three Retina iPad minis!

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Healing Heartbleed: LastPass offers automated checker, major sites admit vulnerability

As the list of major sites hit by Heartbleed grows, LastPass is helping its users figure out which accounts need password changes.

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What the Heartbleed bug really means to Mac and iOS users

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Rich Mogull and Adam Engst explain what the headline-grabbing network-security flaw is all about and what you should (and shouldn't) do about it.