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Security researchers create a drone to find hackable devices

August 20th, 2015 at 5:45 pm » Comments Off

Security researchers have created a flying drone capable of sniffing out devices connecting to the internet has been created by security researchers. Praetorian, a security firm, created the drone using a custom-made tracking tool.



Samsung hopes to provide affordable 5G Internet using low Earth orbit satellites

August 17th, 2015 at 5:54 pm » Comments Off

Thanks to a proposal by Samsung, the Internet might soon become a lot more accessible by lending the world an extra zetabyte of bandwidth every month. The proposal describes a system requiring the deployment of 4,600 Low Earth Orbit satellites, abbreviated LEO.



Has digital technology created a new labor movement?

August 14th, 2015 at 7:09 pm » Comments Off

The labor movement  in the U.S. is finally starting to go online. It was born from the shifting economic environment created by the Industrial Revolution—and we are, once again, at a technological turning point: this time, change is driven across transistors rather than by steam engines. Labor issues are as much in flux as any […]



Hacking for a cause is today’s growing trend in cyber security

August 13th, 2015 at 5:08 pm » Comments Off

What is the overriding theme that all of the following data-breach headlines have in common from the past year? The Sony Pictures hack: Everything we know so far; Anonymous hackers release emails ordering bear cubs be killed; Hackers threaten to release names from adultery website; How Latest Snowden Leak Is Headache for White House; How DID hackers steal celebrities’ private […]



U.S. gas stations under attack by hackers

August 13th, 2015 at 4:09 pm » Comments Off

Trend Micro researchers Kyle Wilhoit and Stephen Hilt decided to take a closer look at gas station monitoring systems after one was hacked earlier this hear. They set up fake internet-connected systems called “GasPots” — honeypots that mimic the real ones — in several countries to track hackers’ movements.  



Facebook’s plan to bring the world internet access with a solar-powered drone

August 5th, 2015 at 9:14 pm » Comments Off

Facebook has built an actual plane.  The 140-foot, solar-powered, unmanned Aquila will serve as a flying Internet hub that will provide Wi-Fi access to parts of the world where connectivity is lacking.  



Nine popular websites that are still blocked in China

August 3rd, 2015 at 7:58 pm » Comments Off

There’s a good chance the Great Firewall of China will shut you down if you don’t comply with the Chinese government’s regulations in censoring politically sensitive information.



Google Search will now tell you when a restaurant or store is too busy

August 3rd, 2015 at 7:52 pm » Comments Off

Google’s new search feature shows users when local restaurants are booked up and what stores have the most foot traffic. The Google Search tweak is rolling out today on mobile for some users, and shows graphs—presumably based on geolocation from smartphones—indicating when a given venue is busiest during the day.



The Internet Of Sound is here

July 31st, 2015 at 9:42 am » Comments Off

Birds communicate by singing. And now it’s the turn of the machines. A new crop of businesses are now creating what’s referred to as the Internet of Sound.  



Researchers develop a better, faster Tor

July 30th, 2015 at 8:27 pm » Comments Off

Tor is the world’s largest and most well-known “onion router” network. Tor offers a degree of anonymity that has made it a popular tool of journalists, dissidents, and everyday Internet users who are trying to avoid government or corporate censorship (as well as Internet drug lords and child pornographers). But one thing that it doesn’t […]



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