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Voiceprints being harvested by the millions

LONDON (AP) — Over the telephone, in jail and online, a new digital bounty is being harvested: the human voice.<p>Businesses and governments around the …

Steve Jobs, Larry Page And Rush Limbaugh Walk Into A Bar: A Look At The Future of Truth

This is a tale of memory, truth, technology, and, well, the future of humanity—but it starts in high school.<p>If you went to high school in America, there is a pretty good chance you learned to write essays using the dreaded five paragraph method. For those who don’t remember, the structure is this: …

These Guys Raised $7 Million To Create A Calendar App That Thinks For You

The app is a hybrid between a calendar and to-do list, but Timeful is really about creating better habits.<p>"We're fanatical about time," Yoav Shoham, one of the three founders of Timeful, told Business Insider. "Time might be a little cliche, but we really believe time is the most precious resource …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

Thiago Valverde

An attacker in a privileged network position, such as an ISP or the owner of a malicious hotspot, can cause an HTTPS request to be repeated by …

How Dogecoin changed my perspective on cryptocurrency • Steve Klabnik

But really, that’s the issue, right? Everyone agrees that dollars are worth something, and we trade them all the time. They’re really easy to trade. …

A look into the mind-bending Google Glass of 2029

How far-fetched is it, really, to go from today's Google Glass to nanobots communicating between your brain and a Google cloud that is indistinguishable from a human?<p>When Google Glass made its first public appearance on April 4, 2012, it signaled the beginning of a new era of computing. Consider …

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