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The Jolla Tablet wants your help to revolutionize multitasking

The ranks of iPad mini competitors are swelling in number today with Jolla's announcement of its new Tablet, a crowdfunding project aiming to bring the small startup's Sailfish OS to a bigger form factor. Having introduced the original Jolla smartphone a year ago, the small Finnish startup has been …

Can This Connected Toy Inspire The Next Generation Of Makers?

Don’t doubt the commitment of MIT graduate and Dynepic co-founder Krissa Watry. She used to work for the U.S. Airforce as a chief engineer designing and building aerospace hardware and helping launch satellites. But working on kit destined for space was a just stepping stone on the road to her real …

This strange-looking ‘Impossible’ electric bike can be easily folded into a backpack

“Impossible” is the name of a new electric bike Kickstarter project started by Impossible Technology that has almost doubled its target goal, with 41 …

I Had An Interesting Conversation With Mark Cuban About The Future Of The Internet

On Thursday, Mark Cuban compared the net neutrality debate to the government regulation railroads faced about 100 years ago.<p>After those comments, I had an email exchange with Cuban about his opposition to President Barack Obama's recent proposal that the internet be regulated just like a utility …

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The internet of things isn’t producing a data deluge … yet

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>There are already billions of devices — from forks to jet engines — connected to the internet, and all signs point to a huge …

Big Businesses Are Racing To Adopt The Internet Of Things, Creating A Massive New Enterprise Device Market

But the IoT is actually much more important to the enterprise sector.<p>IoT devices and software can offer businesses huge benefits, including better security, more effective monitoring of machinery and equipment, efficiency, energy management, and more.<p>In a new IoT report from BI Intelligence, we …

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Google’s secret NSA alliance: The terrifying deals between Silicon Valley and the security state

Inside the high-level, complicated deals — and the rise of a virtually unchecked surveillance power<p>In mid-December 2009, engineers at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, began to suspect that hackers in China had obtained access to private Gmail accounts, including those used by …

Congress will probably fail to pass NSA reform, in pursuit of perfection — and Presidential politics

Congress has yet to enact any surveillance reform — more than a year after Edward Snowden revealed the National Security Agency’s mass spying program. As the new Congress convenes for 2015, it appears that the familiar squabbles will prevent meaningful reform yet again.<p>The biggest hope for reform …

For $29, this wearable has ‘no display, no lights, no gimmicks’ — but it could be indispensible

Bob Olodort spent years working as a consulting designer for Samsung, in the years before the iPhone turned the phone industry upside down.<p>Four times a year, he’d visit Samsung headquarters in South Korea to present a handful of elegant, innovative phone designs that he had created, each one …

Squarespace buys Dropbox-powered site builder Brace to expand its developer tools

Squarespace is acquiring the team behind Brace, a minimalistic website building service powered by Dropbox and Amazon’s cloud, the companies announced today.<p>With this deal, Squarespace plans to bolster its “developer workflow” and eventually convince more third-party developers to use its flagship …

Man Stores Bitcoins in His Hands With NFC Chips

The world's most realistic Master Hand Amiibo?<p>A Dutch man has implanted two near-field communication chips in his hands to store his Bitcoin …

Anonymous takes over Ku Klux Klan's Twitter account

Internet activists respond to KKK taunts in row over Ferguson protests by taking over group’s official account on Twitter<p>The internet activist group Anonymous has responded to Twitter taunts from the Ku Klux Klan by taking over its US Twitter account.<p>The Twitter spat began after the KKK allegedly …