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Hackers charged with stealing Xbox, ‘Call of Duty,’ and US Army secrets worth over $100 million

Four hackers have been jointly charged with conspiracies to commit computer fraud, copyright infringement, wire fraud, mail fraud, identity theft, and theft of trade secrets. Individually, they have been charged with counts of aggravated identity theft, unauthorized computer access, copyright infringement, and wire fraud.

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks : Remembering Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall, the USPS’ long-overdue rebrand, smartphones charged by sound and more in our weekly look at the web

Link About It: This Week's Picks


1. Robin Williams: 1951-2014 This week the world tragically lost one of popular culture’s most beloved icons, actor and comedian Robin Williams. An outpour of articles have emerged, offering insights on his inimitable legacy and recent mental health, as well as a few…

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Charged: High-Tech Summer Essentials: Five smart new products that will help you beat the heat and get the most out of summer

Charged: High-Tech Summer Essentials


Whether your summer plans have you headed overseas for a safari or only as far as the backyard, smart tech is getting more clever and more seasonally conscious. From air conditioners that know when you’re on your way home and can be operated by smartphones to speakers that can hold…

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Charged: Smart LEDs for the Home: From apps for mood lighting to bulbs that help you sleep, five bright ideas that are as innovative as they are illuminating

Charged: Smart LEDs for the Home


Bright ideas are coming from every design sector, as engineers, artists and scientists join industrial designers in creating the technologies and products that will define the future of light. Today, it’s inherently progressive industries like LEDs…

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Charged Video: Aerosyn-Lex Meštrović: The graphic designer, calligrapher and fine artist combines his talents to create visually stunning “living” paintings

Charged Video: Aerosyn-Lex Meštrović


With an extensive background in calligraphy and graphic design, New York City–based artist Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic elegantly meshes the two visual forms…

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Charged: Moving Art Forward with Bryce Wolkowitz: An interview with the owner and curator of the NYC gallery at the forefront of digital art

Charged: Moving Art Forward with Bryce Wolkowitz


Slightly obscured by the glare of the gallery’s impossibly tall and tinted windows, the lines of Robert Currie’s wiry, site-specific installation stretch toward the entrance of Bryce Wolkowitz…

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Charged: Cory Arcangel’s Art and Apparel : An interview with the artist who teamed up with the computer club to discover rare Andy Warhol digital works

Charged: Cory Arcangel's Art and Apparel


by Michael Slenske In the early 2000s, Buffalo-born artist Cory Arcangel hacked the Hogan’s Alley video game and replaced the Nintendo gunslingers with silhouettes of Andy Warhol, Colonel Sanders, Flavor Flav and the Pope for…

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Charged: Five Next-Gen Digital Cameras: A GIF-camera, an HD drone, a camera machined from a single block of aluminum and more

Charged: Five Next-Gen Digital Cameras


Since the first widely available digital cameras hit the market in the early ’90s, the technical leaps made in the field of digital photography have been exponential. Today smartphones house cameras with sensors that dwarf those…

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Charged: The Future of Cadillac Design : Our interview with the American luxury brand’s Director of Exterior Design, Bob Boniface

Charged: The Future of Cadillac Design


At some point in the last decade, Cadillac made a conscious decision to not be all things to all people. By sharpening silhouettes, narrowing lines and hardening angles, the cars developed an entirely new personality, one meant to attract a more design-conscious customer that’d otherwise be seen sitting in a…

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Charged: Indie Wearable Tech Brands: Alternative innovations in the ever-expanding industry from tot-trackers to headphones

Charged: Indie Wearable Tech Brands


As companies like Nike, Google, and Apple rush to be at the forefront of wearable technology, a group of startups and tech incubators are making a strong case for why consumers may need to look elsewhere…

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