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Yes, Your New Car Has A 'Black Box.' Where's The Off Switch?

Most newer cars have recorders that collect data at the moment of a crash and preserve key information. The data is meant to improve safety, but it's also useful in court. The federal government now wants to make the recorders mandatory on all new cars, but privacy advocates say people should have the option of turning their cars' recorders off.
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When It Comes To Cyberwarfare, North Korea Is No Newbie

If Pyongyang is the source of a cyberattack against South Korea's computer networks, it wouldn't be the first time.
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We Have Liftoff: Apollo Rocket Engines Reportedly Pulled From Ocean Floor

Some of the most powerful U.S. rocket engines ever built have been raised from the depths off Florida. The Apollo-era motors are to be restored and put on display. Meanwhile, NASA has pulled unused copies of the same engine out of storage and fired them up as part of its program to build new heavy lift rockets.
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South Korea Eyes Pyongyang After Possible Cyberattack

South Korean officials say they suspect that Pyongyang could be the source of the outage, which affected three broadcasters and two banks.
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CEO Of Electronic Arts, World's Third-Largest Gaming Company, Resigns

John Riccitiello, whose rocky six-year tenure saw a 60 percent drop in Electronic Art's stock price, said in his resignation letter that he leaves feeling that EA "has never been in a better position as a company."
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Maker Of 3-D Printer Guns Now Has Federal Firearms License

A group advocating open-sourced 3-D printing of guns says its founder is now a federally licensed gun manufacturer and dealer. Back in February, the organization released a video displaying the success of a new magazine that holds 30 bullets for an AR-15 rifle.
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Can 'Smart Gun' Technology Help Prevent Violence?

What if a gun could only be fired by its rightful owner? What if it recognized a grip or fingerprint, or communicated with a special ring? It's been a fantasy for years, and in the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy, so-called smart gun technology is back in the spotlight.

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