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Internet's inventor: Regulate Big Tech platforms

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, says the fact that the internet is controlled by a handful of dominant companies likely …

Internet

The man who created the world wide web wants to regulate the tech giants making billions from his invention

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the world wide web, said in his annual letter that large technology companies may require more regulation.<p>"The responsibility — and sometimes burden — of making these decisions falls on companies that have been built to maximise profit more than to maximise …

Native Scientists create highly transparent solar cells for windows that generate electricity

UCLA Native American researchers have developed a new transparent solar cell that is an advance toward giving windows in homes and other buildings …

Three Ways The World’s Power Mix Is About To Change

• <i>Published:</i> June 25th, 2015<p>Big changes are afoot for the energy sector in the next 25 years. Coal and gas are headed out and solar and wind are …

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless review: A top-notch on-ear headphone cuts the cord -- but raises the price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Bowers and Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones have excellent build quality and deliver rich, well-balanced sound for Bluetooth headphones (they perform even better in wired mode). The earpads are removable, and a cable is included for wired listening along with a nice carrying case. The …

Audiophile

Largest Asteroid Might Contain More Fresh Water than Earth

The largest known asteroid could contain more fresh water than Earth and looks like our planet in other ways, according to a new study that further …

Astronomy

Olloclip’s new modular case turns your iPhone into a mini photography studio

A company that got started on Kickstarter returns for a new product<p>In the last few years, Olloclip has become the GoPro of clip-on lenses for your phone. You can find the company's products in so many places — even in Apple stores — that it's hard to remember that Olloclip got its start on …

Nanogenerators Will Let Car Tires Pull Electricity From The Ground

Reinventing the wheel<p>It’s becoming clear: electric cars are the future. Between electric mainstays like Tesla and legacy car manufacturers like Ford and Chevrolet, the auto industry is racing towards making truly viable electric cars. Now, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are …

University of Wisconsin

NSA to resume mass surveillance for another 6 months

Following a ruling from the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Monday, the National Security Agency (NSA) is set to resume its bulk data collection program, which allows it to store and analyze data about American citizens’ phone calls.<p>The Freedom Act — signed on June 1 after section 215 …

Surveillance