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How a trivial cell phone hack is ruining lives

July 13th, 2019 at 3:24 am » Comments Off

On a Tuesday night in May, Sean Coonce was reading the news in bed when his phone dropped service. He chalked it up to tech being tech and went to sleep. When he woke up, his Gmail account had been stolen and by Wednesday evening he was out $100,000. “This is still very raw (I […]



The Dark Forest Theory of the Internet

June 1st, 2019 at 4:05 pm » Comments Off

This is also what the internet is becoming: a dark forest In his sci-fi trilogy The Three Body Problem, author Liu Cixin presents the dark forest theory of the universe. When we look out into space, the theory goes, we’re struck by its silence. It seems like we’re the only ones here. After all, if […]



Japan plans for 10 billion 5G devices by adding 14-digit phone numbers

May 23rd, 2019 at 12:40 am » Comments Off

Increased data bandwidth might be the best-known advantage of 5G cellular technology, but new 5G networks will also support billions of newly connected devices, ranging from cars to internet of things sensors — each with their own telephone number. With its 5G rollout just around the corner, Japan is preparing for a surge in demand […]



What is Web 3.0 ?

May 20th, 2019 at 12:05 pm » Comments Off

Have You Been Wondering What Web 3.0 Is? If you’ve been hanging out with techie friends at a conference lately, you’ve probably heard the term “Web 3.0.” And if you haven’t yet, you probably will soon. But if it’s one of those questions you’re a little ashamed to ask, don’t be. Not many people know […]



This map showing the fastest and slowest internet speeds in the US could predict the path of a Silicon Valley startup exodus

May 4th, 2019 at 12:23 am » Comments Off

With an average internet speed of 65.02 Mbps, Maryland has the best environment for multi-person streaming and gaming. This map by HighSpeedInternet.com shows the states with the fastest and slowest internet connections across the United States.



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