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This impressive tool uses big data to predict your future...
The Next Web | 2016-11-18 16:53 UTC
Internet users leave combined data trail of over 2.5 billion gigabytes a day. That’s a staggering amount of information, and it’s information that can tell us a lot about our futures. Predictive World is a tool combining big data, demographic information
By ceres on 2016-11-18 18:08 UTC
Do Cellphones Cause Brain Cancer, or Not?...
The Atlantic | 2017-07-20 14:24 UTC
Senator John McCains glioblastoma diagnosis revives a longstanding debate over the safety of wireless technology.
By viper1 on 2017-07-20 15:54 UTC
The GhostCtrl Android malware can silently record your audio and steal sensitive data...
neowin.net | 2017-07-19 15:20 UTC
A new form of Android malware has recently been discovered by Trend Micro, which can not only steal sensitive data from a device, but can also record audio and video without the victim's knowledge.
By viper1 on 2017-07-19 15:20 UTC
How Microsoft brought SQL Server to Linux...
TechCrunch | 2017-07-17 16:00 UTC
Back in 2016, when Microsoft announced that SQL Server would soon run on Linux, the news came as a majorsurprise to users and pundits alike. Over the course..
By ceres on 2017-07-17 17:13 UTC
Watch what you say when talking to Alexa developers could be listening...
Digital Trends | 2017-07-14 15:17 UTC
Amazon is considering a major policy change that would allow Alexa developers to see raw transcripts of users' transcripts with the virtual assistant. The move would be geared toward keeping Alexa competitive with other assistants. The post Watch what you
By viper1 on 2017-07-14 16:37 UTC
New-Age Technology Supplanting Tradition: Volvo To Go All-In On Electric In 2 Years...
kapitall.com | 2017-07-14 00:08 UTC
Combustion engines may become a thing of the past, as the action on the auto front shifts from Detroit to Silicon Valley.
Going by the emphasis on electric cars, their fuel economy and environmental friendliness, it is no wonder that Swedish automaker Volvo, owned by Chinese automobile company
By hadingrh on 2017-07-14 00:08 UTC
Radiohead Secretly Hid an Old Computer Program in the Anniversary Edition of OK Computer...
gizmodo.com | 2017-07-13 15:51 UTC
Ancient is a very relative term when talking about computer history. By the looks of it, however, Radiohead hid a computer program on the tape that comes with the 20th anniversary edition of OK Computer, and making it work feels like time travel. Thats because youll need an 80s-era, 8-bit British
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-07-13 15:51 UTC
China Orders Telecom Companies To Shut People Off From Global Internet...
The Libertarian Republic | 2017-07-13 14:54 UTC
Chinas government has reportedly directed telecommunications companies to block their usersfrom accessinga secure internet network.
By viper1 on 2017-07-13 15:28 UTC
EVGA Has A Mining-Focused Graphics Card, Too...
Tom's Hardware | 2017-07-12 19:30 UTC
The company hasn't revealed many details about the card, known only by its 06G-P4-5162-RB part number, but it has shared preliminary specs for the otherwise mysterious device.
By rjx32 on 2017-07-12 19:44 UTC
Internet Day of Action: Why net neutrality must survive (and what you can do to help)...
The Inquirer | 2017-07-12 07:52 UTC
Standing for the future of the internet
By kynast on 2017-07-12 15:14 UTC
AT&T Takes a Break From Decade-Long Effort to Dismantle Net Neutrality to Express Its Support for Net Neutrality...
Gizmodo | 2017-07-11 20:50 UTC
In a remarkable display of bullshit, AT&T announced today that its joining tomorrows net neutrality protesta Day of Action when a collection of tech companies will throw their weight behind an effort to block Trumps FCC from rewriting the 2015 rules that
By kynast on 2017-07-12 15:13 UTC
iPhone 8 problems are reportedly causing panic inside Apple...
BGR | 2017-07-12 13:17 UTC
Over the weekend, word surfaced that the wireless charging accessory said to accompany the iPhone 8 might be subject to a slight delay. In a new bombshell report that seemingly corroborates this, F
By ceres on 2017-07-12 14:16 UTC
Microsoft Unveils Plan To Deliver Broadband To 2 Million, NAB Immediately Craps All Over The Announcement...
Techdirt | 2017-07-12 13:24 UTC
Since 2004 we've talked about the effort to take unlicensed spectrum, previously used by TV stations, and make a new wireless broadband delivery alternative. Dubbed "white spaces" (or occasionally and misleadingly "super WiFi") the technology has the pote
By ceres on 2017-07-12 14:15 UTC
Samsung Galaxy S8 Fails to Bring the iPhone to Its Knees...
Softpedia | 2017-07-08 06:52 UTC
Samsung has long been described as the Apple killer and every single model the company launched was considered an iPhone rival, though history has shown the devices manufactured by the South Korean firm had little to no impact on sales of its Cupertino-ba
By ceres on 2017-07-08 15:02 UTC
Windows 10 Build 16237 Released with Improved Browser, Task Manager...
Softpedia | 2017-07-08 06:09 UTC
Microsoft has rolled out Windows 10 build 16237 for Windows insiders in the Fast ring, again shipping a long series of improvements ahead of the public launch of the Fall Creators Update in September. Microsoft Edge browser is one of the apps getting sub
By ceres on 2017-07-08 15:02 UTC
Top 10 best VPN browser extensions...
TechRadar | 2017-07-08 09:30 UTC
Weve got you covered with the best in privacy protection for both Chrome and Firefox.
By ceres on 2017-07-08 15:01 UTC
Dropping Zip Bombs on Vulnerability Scanners...
Hackaday | 2017-07-08 14:00 UTC
If you've ever looked at the server logs of a computer that lives full-time on the Internet, you know it's a rough world out there. You'll see hundreds of attempts per day to break in to your one rand...
By ceres on 2017-07-08 15:00 UTC
Linux is not as safe as you think...
BetaNews | 2017-07-05 19:50 UTC
There is anotion by many people that Linux-based operating systems are impervious to malware and are 100 percent safe. While operating systems that use thatkernel are rather secure, they are certainly not impenetrable. In fact, users are arguably less saf
By aphrodite on 2017-07-06 02:52 UTC
Here's how much we watch Netflix compared to every other major streaming service...
TechRadar | 2017-07-05 23:30 UTC
Netflix holds the lion's share of streaming time, but one service has it beat elsewhere.
By aphrodite on 2017-07-06 02:50 UTC
Netflix is totally destroying Hulu, Amazon, and YouTube in battle for screen time...
Mashable | 2017-07-05 23:40 UTC
A new comScore report shows Netflix is beating Hulu, YouTube, and Amazon when it comes to streaming.
By aphrodite on 2017-07-06 02:49 UTC
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