Chris Calhoun

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Raspberry Pi Western Digital PiDrive 1TB Hard Drive Kit Now Available For $80

Today Western Digital has unveiled a new 1 TB hard drive storage kit that has been specifically designed to be used with the awesome Raspberry Pi …

Internet Regulators Just Legitimized The Dark Web

The .onion domain gets official recognition, and a chance to be more secure.<p>The so-called dark web is often mistakenly believed to be just an unsanctioned space of the internet that hosts dingy, illegal websites. But in reality, it's home to websites such as Facebook, and countless whistleblower …

Privacy

Here's What 6 Doctors Really Think of Dr. Google

The doctor is in. Or online, anyway.<p>In early September, Google announced that it would be rolling out health information about 900 conditions in the …

Digital Health

This startup just raised $80 million to sell your used clothes

The startup then pivoted to swapping kid's clothing — after all, they outgrow it faster — and that got the attention of a few investors.<p>"When we launched in 2009, we were really the first company to try to tackle second hand. It was a crazy idea. Airbnb and all of these companies were using the …

Startups

Elon Musk wants to bomb Mars with nuclear weapons

When you like a planet and think that there's a distant future possibility of you moving to that planet, what do you do? Well of course, you bomb it …

What the heck is Angela Ahrendts doing at Apple?

<i>“What’s your favorite smell, and why?”</i> It’s fair to say this isn’t the question Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president for retail and online, …

Apple Store

President Obama’s new Executive Order authorizes targeted sanctions against foreign cybersecurity threats

Recent cyberattacks, the Sony Pictures one in particular, have catalyzed a renewed look at how governments and companies deal with hacking, especially from foreign countries.<p>In light of this, President Obama has today signed an Executive Order which authorizes targeted sanctions against individuals …

ESP8266: This $5 Microcontroller with Wi-Fi is now Arduino-Compatible

<i>This is the 1st part of a series of 3 posts on the new ESP8266 microcontroller</i><p>I only talk about a bare handful of new boards because most of them don’t pass my test: whether they’ll let me do something today that I couldn’t do yesterday.<p>But every once in a while a new board, or a chip, comes along …

How Big Business Is Helping Expand NSA Surveillance, Snowden Be Damned

Since November 11, 2011, with the introduction of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, American spy agencies have been pushing laws to …