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The Internet of Intelligent Things: Google, Samsung, Microsoft, and the new battlefront

Roughly every ten years there's a shift to a new computing paradigm. The computer hardware and process optimization of the 80's gave way to the …

Former BlackRock fund manager receives 12 month sentence for insider dealing

A former fund manager at the world’s biggest investment firm has been sentenced to a year in prison for insider trading, in a case that stretched to Switzerland and Panama and involved secret mobile phones.<p>Mark Lyttleton, 45, who used to work at BlackRock, appeared at Southwark Crown Court today, …

How Astronomers Found Our Cosmic Address

Imagine visiting a far distant galaxy and addressing a postcard to your loved ones back home. You might begin with your house on your street in your …

You Can Now Delete Yourself From the Internet, and Here's How

Mass email unsubscribe incoming.<p>What with all the intrusive web surveillance measures going through Parliament, it's enough to question whether the internet life is really worth it. Thankfully, if you want to tap out, there's now a solution.<p>Developers in Sweden have created a website that can help …

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Get an HD antenna for $9 today, and never pay for TV again

Did someone say free television?<p>With the 1byone amplified HDTV antenna, you can get free access to cable and local channels. Today, you can save up …

Internet of Things isn’t fun anymore: IoT’s growing faster than the ability to defend it

The recent DDoS attack was a wake-up call for the IoT, which will get a whole lot bigger this holiday season<p><i>This article was originally published by Scientific American.</i><p>With this year’s approaching holiday gift season, the rapidly growing “Internet of Things” or IoT — which was exploited to help …

How smartphone light affects your brain and body

There's something incredibly powerful about the blue lights that the designers of our smartphone, tablet, and laptop screens have been able to create. The lights in these screens glow so bright that we can see them even during a sunny day. At night, they're bright enough that they've been compared …

Strange messages coming from the stars are ‘probably’ from aliens, scientists say

Scientists have heard hugely unusual messages from deep in space that they think are coming from aliens.<p>A new analysis of strange modulations in a …

Today we carry technology. Tomorrow we’ll wear it

Before fashion existed, humans wore clothes to prevent themselves from freezing to death on cold winter nights, burning to death in the hot sun, or …

Uber and Volvo put $300M into building self-driving cars ready for sale by 2021

Part of the arrangement that will bring self-driving Uber on-demand vehicles to Pittsburgh roads by the end of this year will also help Volvo bring its own self-driving cars, for use as either personal vehicles or as autonomous taxis, to market by 2021, according to the WSJ. The two companies are …

Scientists Asked Millennials to Explain Drunk Sex vs. Stoned Sex

There are obviously some pretty big differences.<p>If you were to compare the lazy haze of a weed-fueled hookup to the more frantic flashes of boozy sex, would you have a preference? A new study out of New York University suggest most people would.<p>The study itself was limited in size—only 24 …

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Obama's Science Advisor Holdren Says There's Intelligent Life Out There

He took to Facebook Live to discuss the president's legacy as an advocate of science.<p>John P. Holdren, the President’s top science advisor, took to …

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

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