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September 3rd, 2015 at 11:53 am

How much are you worth to these tech giants?

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Internet tech companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, Amazon, Yelp, and Twitter only exist because you, the user, patronize them. HowMuch.net has broken down what one person using the services of these companies is worth to that company.

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September 3rd, 2015 at 11:35 am

Police in China arrest 15,000 people for Internet crimes

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The Chinese government has begun to tighten controls on the internet as the police announced in August the arrests of about 15,000 people for crimes that “jeopardized Internet security.”

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August 20th, 2015 at 5:45 pm

Security researchers create a drone to find hackable devices

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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.

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August 17th, 2015 at 5:54 pm

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

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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.

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August 14th, 2015 at 7:09 pm

Has digital technology created a new labor movement?

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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 part of the economy, with Uber and other “on-demand economy” companies creating both new opportunities and new perils for workers. Workers’ rights are struggling to keep pace with technological progress.

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August 13th, 2015 at 4:09 pm

U.S. gas stations under attack by hackers

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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.

 

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August 5th, 2015 at 9:17 pm

Microsoft’s chatbot in China has millions of loyal followers

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Microsoft’s Chinese-language chatbot has captured the attention and affection of millions of people who message it regularly.   Continue Reading »

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August 5th, 2015 at 9:14 pm

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

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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.   Continue Reading »

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August 3rd, 2015 at 7:58 pm

Nine popular websites that are still blocked in China

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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.

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July 31st, 2015 at 9:42 am

The Internet Of Sound is here

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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.

 

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