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More than 10,000 websites are blocking Congress from accessing them in protest

Participants have embedded a small snippet of code into their websites that recognizes when a computer is attempting to access the websites from an IP address associated with Congress. Those who are flagged by the code are redirected to a protest page plastered with the words "Congress: this is a …

If NSA surveillance program ends, phone record trove will endure

The National Security Agency will mothball its mammoth archive of Americans' telephone records, isolating the computer servers where they are stored and blocking investigators' access, but will not destroy the database if its legal authority to collect the material expires on schedule this Sunday, …

Infographic: Battle for Your Living Room Begins

Blu-ray players. Streaming boxes. Game consoles. Cable boxes. Incompatible remotes. Blinking lights. Wires everywhere.<p>You don’t carry around a flip …

Apps

FCC moves to crack down on unwanted robocalls

Disrupting the lives of millions of Americans, telemarketers and scammers are routinely using technological advances to automatically dial phone numbers and circumvent the popular Do Not Call list.<p>Now a top federal regulator wants to make it easier for consumers to stop those so-called robocalls, …

The Era of Flying Robots Is Upon Us, and It’s Going to Be Very Cool (or Utterly Terrifying)

Dave Anderson has been running whale-watching tours out of Dana Point Harbor, in Southern California, for a good 20 years. Last fall, he noticed …

Architecture: Design Of The Bedrooms Are Spacious With Not Much Furniture And Minimalist Style Using Light Colored Wood Flooring The Mattresses Are Comfortable With Dark Colored Bedspread And Two Pillow Soft, Black And White, Furnished Finish

Design Of The Bedrooms Are Spacious With Not Much Furniture And Minimalist Style Using Light Colored Wood Flooring The Mattresses Are Comfortable …

Ruling puts Obama's immigration legacy in jeopardy

Latest legal blow could put final decision close to the end of his presidency<p>A series of setbacks and delays in the key legal challenge to President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration could irreparably damage his legacy on the issue, even if the Supreme Court ultimately upholds his …

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An adventurous indoor-outdoor home by the Boston practice Höweler + Yoon Architecture acts as a beacon for three generations of a...<p>For many baby boomers, "retirement" is just a long way to spell "the end." This wasn't the case for Mike and Fiona Goodchild, a...<p>Nestled among trees and apple …

This inflatable plane could explore the clouds of Venus

Northrop Grumman has a new idea for exploring Venus. Announced earlier this month, the Venus Atmospheric Maneuverability Platform (or VAMP) would let NASA skim Venus' upper atmosphere with an inflatable aircraft, deployed from space.<p>Since the craft is self-inflated, it would be light enough to stay …

How people power took on big business in the fight for net neutrality in India

At the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Jan Koum, chief executive of WhatsApp, made an announcement that would cause much unease 4,000 miles away in New Delhi. “We want to make sure people always have the ability to stay in touch with their friends and loved ones really affordably,” he …

Net Neutrality

Super-efficient solar cells can power homes in unforgiving areas

Scientists have long talked about black silicon (that is, silicon with nano-sized structures) having the potential to trump conventional solar power, and there's now some proof that this is happening. Aalto University researchers have developed black silicon solar cells that achieve a record 22.1 …

Clean Energy

Google Launches Its Own Wireless Service, Project Fi

As rumored for months, Google has just announced plans to offer its own wireless cellular service.<p><b>Here’s what we know so far:</b><p>It’s called “Project Fi”<br>• It’s for Nexus 6 owners only, at first.<br>• It’s invite only right now. You can sign up for an invite here.<br>• It’s built on top of Sprint and T-Mobile’s …

Hands On With PlayStation’s Virtual Reality Headset

Earlier this week, I had a chance to meet with PlayStation R&D senior director Richard Marks for a hands-on demo with Project Morpheus, Sony’s attempt at making a virtual reality headset.<p>I got to try two demos during my time with the headset. The first was a simple intro experience, giving you a …

Microsoft’s New Browser Will Be Called Microsoft Edge

We knew that Internet Explorer was dead.<p>We knew a successor was coming.<p>We just didn’t know the official name, beyond the “Project Spartan” placeholder.<p>Now we do: Microsoft’s new browser is called Microsoft Edge.<p>Just announced at the company’s build conference, Edge will be the primary/default …

Slideshow: The Cinder Sensing Cooker Won’t Burn Your Food To A Crisp

I’m a lucky lad. Every so often the creators of a really cool, really revolutionary cooking devices come to my house and make me food and this time it was Cinder. Think of Cinder as a George Foreman Grill that went to MIT. Designed to cook everything perfectly, the system can cook, sear, and grill …

FTC Officials Back Tesla’s Right To Sell Cars Direct To Consumers

Key officials at the FTC aren’t mincing words in a new post defending the right of manufacturers to sell directly to consumers: Part of the U.S. regulatory trade organization’s executive team detailed its wider position following the publication of a letter of comment specific to new legislation in …