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Turn Your Skin into a Touch Screen

December 15th, 2014 at 2:35 pm » Comments Off

A paris-based design company is looking to take the wearable devices trend to the next level with the visualization of ‘cicret‘, a bracelet that projects the screen of your smartphone directly onto your wrist. currently in the prototype phase, the wristband remotely hooks up to a mobile device and emits the interface onto the wearer’s […]

Facebook is the most Complained about Brand

December 15th, 2014 at 12:15 pm » Comments Off

We complain 879 million times/year (and Facebook is our top target) We complain about brands an astonishing 879 million times a year on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media networks. A full 10 percent of us find something to be angry about publicly every single day.

Here are the highest paying programming languages ranked by salary

December 5th, 2014 at 3:45 pm » Comments Off

There are some languages and skill sets that are more valuable than others. One of the most lucrative industries in the U.S. is computer programming. The average salary for a computer programmer just hit an all-time high as it approaches $100,000.    

Google’s secret alliance with the NSA

December 3rd, 2014 at 8:08 am » Comments Off

Engineers at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, back in mid-December 2009, began to suspect that hackers in China had obtained access to private Gmail accounts. Those accounts included those used by Chinese human rights activists opposed to the government in Beijing.    

The big 5 internet companies doubling in three years on a trillion dollar base

December 2nd, 2014 at 1:34 pm » Comments Off

By John Batelle: From time to time I have tracked what I call the “Internet Big Five” – the key platform technology companies that are driving the Internet economy. Nearly three years ago I wrote the first of this series – The Internet Big Five. I identified Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Facebook as the “big […]

81% of Tor users can be de-anonymized by analyzing router information: Study

December 1st, 2014 at 11:15 am » Comments Off

More than 81% of Tor clients can be ‘de-anonymized’ – their originating IP addresses revealed – by exploiting the ‘Netflow’ technology that Cisco has built into its router protocols, and similar traffic analysis software running by default in the hardware of other manufacturers, according to research undertaken between 2008 and 2014.    

The Internet of Things isn’t set to unleash a deluge of data… yet

November 30th, 2014 at 8:44 am » Comments Off

The startup called Spark is building a microcontroller for connected devices. Billions of devices, from forks to jet engines, are already connected to the internet. All signs point to a huge surge in the years to come. For example, Cisco, predicts 21 billion of them in 2018, up from 13 billion in 2013. But despite those numbers, […]

Google to launch 180 low-orbit satellites that provide Internet access

November 28th, 2014 at 9:28 am » Comments Off

The billion-dollar project will complement Google’s balloons and drones. Google wants to deploy a fleet of satellites to extend internet access to areas around the world that do not have internet access. The fleet of satellites will cost Google $1 billion. Google “will start with 180 small, high-capacity satellites orbiting the earth at lower altitudes […]

Two-thirds of American consumers don’t know what a smart home is

November 26th, 2014 at 10:05 am » Comments Off

According to a new survey, two-thirds of the consumers in the U.S. with broadband are not very familiar with smart home services or products or where to buy them.    

Darkhotel tricks hotel Wi-Fi users into downloading malicious software

November 25th, 2014 at 5:56 pm » Comments Off

Business travelers beware of Darkhotel. There are a lot of reasons not to use Wi-Fi in a hotel. It’s often expensive, sluggish, and unreliable. Sometimes it seems like nobody knows the network password, and when trouble arises it’s hard to convince the front desk that there’s a problem with their network, not one with your devices. […]

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