Google Announces Improvements To Balloon-Borne Wi-Fi Project
In a blog post, Google said its balloons have traveled 3 million kilometers since the start of Project Loon.
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November 21, 2014
Why Comcast Wants You To Track The Cable Guy
Comcast announced it's testing out a new feature that will allow its customers to track technicians in real time via the company's MyAccount app.
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November 21, 2014
Google Blocks Its Own Ads With New Contributor Program
Google's unveiled a crowdfunding platform dubbed Contributor, which allows people to pay for ad-free sites.
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November 20, 2014
Website Streams Thousands Of Private Webcam Feeds
A Russian website is streaming thousands of private webcam feeds, purportedly to show the importance of password protection.
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November 20, 2014
DARPA Creates The Tech You Can Only Dream Of
Curious what a rocket-dodging car would look like? How about a robotic pack mule? Or maybe a wearable robot? These are a few of DARPA's projects.
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November 20, 2014
After PS4 Fraud, Wal-Mart Changes Price-Match Policy
Using fake Amazon postings, scammers took advantage of Walmart's ad-match guarantee to nag some PS4's for less than a quarter of their retail price.
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November 20, 2014
Swedish Court To Julian Assange: No, You Still Can't Leave
While Julian Assange's latest appeal to lift his arrest warrant was rejected by a Swedish appeals court, the court also put pressure on prosecutors.
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November 20, 2014
Facebook Bus Drivers Unionize, Aiming For Better Pay
Facebook’s contracted bus drivers voted to unionize Wednesday, in a move they hope will grant them better pay and working conditions.
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November 20, 2014
You Now 'Get' No-Cost Downloads In Apple's App Store
Apple has changed its App Store wording from "Free" to "Get," as the European Commission and Federal Trade Commission seek to protect consumers.
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November 20, 2014
Firefox Boots Google As Default Search, Partners With Yahoo
Mozilla on Wednesday announced it would be replacing Google with Yahoo as Firefox's default search provider.
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November 20, 2014
Texting Is Like Adding 60 Pounds To Your Spine
According to a new study, people who slump over to text can be adding as much as 60 extra pounds to their spine and neck.
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November 19, 2014
Uber Doing Damage Control After Bout Of Bad Press
While Uber’s managed to jump around controversial incidents in the past, two reports by Buzzfeed have drug the ridesharing company into the spotlight.
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November 19, 2014
Why Senate Halted NSA Surveillance Reforms
The USA FREEDOM Act would have ended much of the NSA's surveillance activity, but it didn’t collect enough votes to proceed through the Senate.
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November 19, 2014
How To Search Through Every Public Tweet Sent Since 2006
Twitter has announced improvements to its search index that allow users to search through every public tweet sent since its inception in 2006.
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November 19, 2014
New York City To Revamp Pay Phones With Gigabit Wi-Fi
New York City plans to offer free Wi-Fi to its residents by replacing outdated pay phones with Internet hub kiosks, although some worry about privacy.
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November 18, 2014
Obamacare, Dirty Tactics And Why Uber Can't Make Friends
Whether Uber's CEO is praising Obamacare or a VP is talking about digging up dirt on journalists, the ridesharing company grabs plenty of headlines.
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November 18, 2014
Nokia Releases A Tablet, Everybody Dubs It iPad Mini Clone
Nokia announced its first tablet since selling its mobile device business to Microsoft earlier this year, and it looks like an iPad clone.
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November 18, 2014
Snapchat Could Gain A Valuable Foothold In Mobile Payments
With millions of existing users, Snapchat could be a solid competitor in the peer-to-peer money sharing business.
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November 17, 2014
Facebook Planning Site To Rival LinkedIn And Google Drive
Social network giant Facebook is reportedly working on a new website called “Facebook at Work.”
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November 17, 2014
AT&T Pulls 'Supercookie' Tracking Code After Backlash
AT&T has done away with a special code used to track individual users' internet activity on its phones after its discovery sparked anger.
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November 16, 2014
Facebook To Cull Non-Paid Ads From Newsfeed
Facebook will crack down on ad-style posts from groups, but whose interests does it really have at heart here?
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November 16, 2014
Developers Give Up On Google Glass Before It Launches
Nine app developers have dropped their projects for Google Glass, which could be a sign of a bleak future for the device.
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November 15, 2014
Why Millions Are Listening To The Podcast 'Serial'
'Serial' tells the story of a murder investigation, and addresses ethical questions of crime and entertainment along the way.
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November 15, 2014
Why Would WHO Ban A Journalist Reporting On Ebola?
The World Health Organization inadvertently copied BuzzFeed on an email about blacklisting one of the outlet's reporters. But why did it ban her?
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November 14, 2014
Government Spends Millions On Computers To Wrangle Big Data
The U.S. Department of Energy is commissioning some of computing's biggest names to create two supercomputers capable of handling Big Data demands.
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November 14, 2014
The DOJ Might Be Using Planes As Fake Cell Towers
The airborne program is said to collect incidental data from any cell phones that connect to its fake cell tower signals.
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November 14, 2014
Facebook Simplifies Policies, Continues To Collect Your Data
Facebook simplified its privacy and data policies, but the company isn't changing how much data it collects from you.
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November 14, 2014
First Solar Path Opens, Future Of Solar Roads Unclear
The first solar road is now a reality in the Netherlands, but the concept has been maligned by critics who say it's unrealistic.
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November 13, 2014
Sony's PlayStation Vue Is Like A No-Cable Version Of Cable
Sony unveiled plans for a competitor to traditional cable, the Playstation Vue app, a contract and cable box-free TV subscription for the Playstation.
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November 13, 2014
Samsung’s 3-D Camera Still Very Much A Prototype
Samsung’s Project Beyond is designed to capture 3-D panoramas for viewing on the company’s Gear VR headset.
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November 13, 2014
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