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Surprise! The Golden Master build of iOS 11 leaked online Friday night, with users spreading links to the software on Reddit. It's full of details about the upcoming line of products being teased for the company's September 12 event, including that Apple appears poised to skip releasing a 7s line entirely and move directly to the iPhone 8.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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WikiLeaks (read: Julian Assange) has released a massive cache of alleged CIA documents related to the US agency's cyberwar efforts. The information purportedly reveals covert CIA hacking tools that can take over iPhones, Android phones, internet-connected TVs and pretty much any type of computer.

If the leaks are authentic (and there's reason to believe they are), this means the agency can snoop on any encrypted message around the world by intercepting the missive before encryption is applied. Here's everything we know so far.