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Project Loon: Google's quest to bring internet to the world with a fleet of balloons

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Project Loon: Google's quest to bring internet to the world with a fleet of balloons<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>For many, internet access is a vital resource. However, vast, rural swaths of the world have no broadband internet access. One of …

15 common Android problems and how to fix them

5 Things To Know About Siri And Google Now's Growing Intelligence

<b>This is a guest post from Lawrence Flynn, the CEO of Artificial Solution, a software firm that develops natural language processing (NLP) services and was established in Stockholm, Sweden in 2001. Flynn joined Artificial Solutions in May 2010 to step in as CEO, replacing co-founder and board</b> …

Snapchat lets everyone contribute to a shared World Cup photo album

Snapchat's first Our Story collaborative photo experiment was strictly an opt-in affair where you had to add a user to see it at all. However, the ephemeral image service is now trying something much more ambitious: it's giving <i>every</i> user access to Brazil Final Live, a group photo album that lets …

5 online privacy tips from an ex-FBI agent

If anyone knows about cyber surveillance, it's Mary Galligan.<p>Until recently, she led the cyber and special operations team at the FBI's New York office -- the agency's largest surveillance operation. That included catching hackers like the infamous "Sabu" and using him to hunt down other …

Corporate colonisation of cyberspace | Business & Economy

I love the fact that every time I buy a bottle of Fairy Liquid, I am helping overthrow a dictator somewhere around the world. Proctor & Gamble, the company behind Fairy, is one of the biggest advertisers on Facebook, helping to generate the $10bn a year of advertising revenue that keeps the social …

Instagram is brands' best bet for consumer engagement

Given the steady stream of Instagram posts generated by the fashion set, which reaches a fever pitch during Fashion Week and Coachella, it's fairly …

Why you'll keep getting hacked

Don't like getting hacked? Sorry, you'd better get used to it.<p>Every few weeks, we learn about another data breach. It's the privacy world's version of an oil spill. A hacker breaks into a company and grabs a database of our personal details. They're sold on the black market, and the exposure puts …

Simple tips to avoid getting hacked - Jun. 13, 2014

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)<p>With all the recent news about government surveillance, corporate cybersecurity failures and large-scale hacks, the task of keeping yourself safe online can seem daunting.<p>There's probably no way to completely avoid the NSA if they've got you in their sights, but fortunately, …

Stalker: A creepy look at you, online

While you were having a latte and hunting for a Tinder date on your local coffee shop's open Wi-Fi, you were giving away your personal information.<p>Want to know how much? Stalker will tell you.<p>Stalker is a tool created by security firm Immunity Inc. to demonstrate the hazards of connecting to …

Who gets caught in the NSA's net?

Cops can access your connected home data

Your lights are off and your doors are locked, but if you've got a "smart home" system, you may be offering cops a window into your house.<p>Smart home technology is the latest craze among big tech and telecom companies, which are rolling out products that allow people to remotely control things like …

The Fourier transform lets you have your cake and understand it

Teasing apart the ingredients of a jumble helps scientists to study complex things that change over time or space<p>If there's a mathematical idea that applies itself to almost everything in everyday life but is almost unknown outside the scientific world, the Fourier transform has to be the most …