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Data Privacy Matters

Why Data Privacy Matters Even More in an IoT World

Privacy is paramount, but as we further approach an IoT future, the lines of privacy and integration are blurring. Despite their page on data protection, Google repeatedly comes under fire every year for privacy breaches....
Reactions of Tech Companies on FCC's Vote to Repeal Net Neutrality

Tech Leaders and Politicians React to FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal

The vote to repeal net neutrality has been made, creating havoc within the online community and tech world. On Thursday, the Republican-controlled FCC finally cast the vote to repeal net neutrality, a move that sent...
1.4 Billion User Credentials Found on the Dark Web

1.4 Billion Unencrypted User Credentials Found on the Dark Web

Security experts found a huge database containing over a billion unencrypted user credentials on the dark web. Just last week, a massive 41-gigabyte file was found by security researchers from the California-based identity threat intelligence company,...
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Instant Gratification Loops and how Facebook was Designed to get you

Think about how much time you spend on social media every day. Now think about how many times you made purchases from sidebar ads. Attention spans are shorter. The need for “payoffs” is higher. But...
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3 Reasons why the FCC is Investing $2b to Bring Broadband to Rural America

Despite supporting the retraction of net neutrality, the FCC is investing in broadband access for rural America. Just think of your life pre-internet: Minesweeper, Jules Verne, and wall ball were great. But remember the first...
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The Upside Down is Real: Stranger Things Season 2 is a Multiverse Theory

Pocket universes. Alternate dimensions. Multiverses. Parallel planes. The Upside Down. If you haven't seen Stranger Things Season 1, this article might have more info than you're looking for. Stranger Things wasn’t the first sci-fi story...
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Appliance Smart or Appliance spy? 4 Ways Everyday Devices can Detect Lies

Your phone or 4K TV might soon give away your most precious secrets--make sure you know how to keep things to yourself. Many humans consider themselves pretty good at telling a lie from the...
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Roku Wants to Transition from Devices to Services. What’s the Problem?

Roku Inc., a leader of the streaming devices market, has launched a free streaming channel, and gone public with its first IPO. Roku Inc. has proposed its platform as an alternative to traditional and more...
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Brainwave, the Latest in a Surge of Deep Learning Acceleration Platforms

Many tech giants looking to stay ahead of the AI curve are creating different kinds of platforms to boost AI tech and the startups that create them. In comes Microsoft Brainwave. As a result of...
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How Machine Learning can put an end to Video Buffering

Everyone hates watching their YouTube video buffer. We've been there with you, languishing in impatience. Everyone also knows that machine learning is the basis for developing an artificial intelligence driven future right out of science...