Fábio Oliveira

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Free WiFi provider admits to making up 90 percent of its revenues

If you live in San Francisco or New York, you likely know you can connect to free WiFi in certain locations. Your cities' governments partnered with Madrid-based provider Gowex to make that happen -- the same company that has recently admitted to doctoring its accounts for the past four years. …

This Glove Makes You Beethoven

“Have you ever seen the Matrix?” Thad Starner excitedly asks me over the phone. “There’s that scene where they need to fly a helicopter and Trinity just says, “hang on” and then uploads the instructions to her brain. That’s the future of what I’m doing.”<p>What started as a wearable experiment for the …

Facebook's company trip to Africa leads to more efficient Android app

Facebook recently rolled out an update for Android devices that's supposed to speed things up for users. If that update delivered on its promise, then you've got the company's trip to Africa to thank -- that's how Facebook's engineers got a taste of how slow the app can be on low-end phones with …

Elon Musk Wants To Make A Flying Car

"Maybe we'll make a flying car, just for fun," Elon Musk told <i>The Independent</i> yesterday.<p>Explaining that he'd "thought about it quite a lot," the only …

Ferrari Asshat Gets Basically No Punishment For 7th DUI And Cop Chase

After being convicted of his seventh drunken driving charge, and leading police on a chase, AND crashing his Ferrari 360 into a house and a parked …

Crime

Physicists Turn 8MP Smartphone Camera Into a Quantum Random Number Generator

KentuckyFC writes: <i>"Random numbers are the lifeblood of many cryptographic systems and demand for them will only increase in the coming years as</i> …

Brazilian Investigators Cracking the Case of Missing One-of-a-Kind Snake

Search continues for a rare boa constrictor stolen from Brazil to breed for the reptile trade.<p>With its abundant rare species and remote locales, Brazil has long been known as an epicenter for wildlife trafficking. But that's changing, thanks to a group of dedicated investigators who are pursuing …

Fidesmo Aims To Be The Only Card You Need For Public Transit (And Eventually, Anything Else)

With all the talk about the “mobile wallet”, you might assume that smartphones will eventually handle most of your purchases, coupons, and related accounts. But Fidesmo, which just took the stage at TechCrunch’s Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield, is betting that cards still have a lot to offer.<p>The …

After Technology Destroys Capitalism

In honor of May Day, let’s think big for a moment. No, no, no. Bigger than that.<p>Consider all the furious attention paid to economic inequality of late, courtesy of Thomas Piketty and <i>Capital in the 21st Century</i>. He argues that increasing inequality is an inevitable outcome of laissez-faire …

Solar jet fuel has been created for the first time

Maybe we won't suck up all of Earth's resources and destroy our planet just yet. Scientists say that they have created solar jet fuel using just …

Samsung attempts to preempt Apple’s Healthbook launch with a health-focused event of its own in late May

Samsung has just announced a health-focused event that will take place on May 28th, just days before Apple is set to unveil its next-generation mobile and desktop operating systems at WWDC, including the expected announcement of the company’s Healthbook software.<p>We’re going to go out on a limb here …

Apple to begin notifying customers of law enforcement requests for personal information

The <i>Washington Post</i> reports that Apple is one of several tech companies planning change the way it handles government requests for customer information in the near future. According to the <i>Post</i>, Apple will begin notifying any customer whose information is requested by law enforcement later this month.<p>…

Thousands of Tons of Nazi Chemical Weapons Are Hiding in the Baltic Sea

When the Nazis surrendered their weapons at the end of World War II, the Allies got rid of them in a way that made sense in the 1940s: they dumped it …

Bill Gates & Twitter Founders Put "Meatless" Meat To the Test

assertation (1255714) writes <i>"Bill Gates and the founders of Twitter are betting millions that meat lovers will embrace a new plant-based product that</i> …

Rare Indian Burial Ground Quietly Destroyed for Million Dollar Houses

A 4,500-year-old American Indian burial ground—one of the richest and best preserved found in California in the past century—has been paved over for …

Ellen DeGeneres

"When I was younger I thought success was something different. I thought, " When I grow up, I want to be famous. I want to be a star. I want to be in …

Morning Sickness

Woman Runs Kids Over With SUV, Sues Victims for $1.35 Millon in Damages

Sharlene Simon, An Ontario woman who struck three teenagers with her SUV while speeding, killing one, is suing the dead teen, his parents, his …

Dutch lap up Wilders' hardline message

<b>In the Netherlands many polls are predicting the maverick anti-immigration politician Geert Wilders' Freedom Party (PVV) will win the European elections being held on 22 May.</b><p>And a recent race row - he told supporters a vote for the PVV would mean fewer Moroccans in the Netherlands - may have done …

Air Berlin's latest iOS app can push boarding passes to your Pebble

Still carrying a paper boarding pass when you travel? Air Berlin's got a new way to go green this Earth Day. The airline's iOS app now sports Pebble integration, letting you display boarding passes and flight information on your smartwatch. You can pull up the QR code-style pass on your wrist when …

Vince Cable plans public register of company owners

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1070000/1070735_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534485226_dbf77e08bc695eefb4028913a45ce541<p><b>Companies will be forced to list their true owners on a public register in a bid to combat tax evasion and money-laundering, Vince Cable has …

Apple's maps trump Google's as hopefuls hunt for legendary 'Loch Ness Monster'

By<p>One of the world's most enduring mysteries added another layer recently, as amateur sleuths have discovered what they claim to be the Loch Ness …

You're Not Allowed to Sue General Mills If You Like Them on Facebook

You probably don't spend a lot of time thinking about the legal implications of liking something on Facebook, but you should. General Mills quietly …

General Mills

How to Lie With Data Visualization

Data visualization is one of the most important tools we have to analyze data. But it's just as easy to mislead as it is to educate using charts and …

Data Visualization

Enterprise File-sharer Egnyte Opens London HQ To Meet Euro Security Demand

Egnyte, the Valley firm specialising in an enterprise file-sharing platform, has expanded in Europe, opening a London HQ. This will compliment its existing Amsterdam data center and design office in Poland. It aims to hire 100 new staff in London over the next 5 years.<p>The company says there is …

Meet Robin Seggelmann, the man who accidentally created Heartbleed

While much of the world was out celebrating the new year of 2012, Robin Seggelmann was writing late-night code that would lead to the worst disaster …

Information Security

Report: NSA Exploited Heartbleed For Years. NSA: No

<i>Update: An account associated with the NSA tweeted out a quick denial: “Statement: NSA was not aware of the recently identified Heartbleed vulnerability until it was made public.” So, either Bloomberg was misled, misunderstood their information, or the NSA is lying. [A caveat: The Twitter account</i> …

So you invent a wireless network using LEDs, what do you do next? Add solar panels. Boom

Ingenious Scottish boffins have invented a solar-panel-powered version of their data networking kit that uses light to shift bits wirelessly.<p>The …

Suck It, Robots: Toyota Is Giving Jobs Back to Humans

My, my, my how the tables have turned. The past few years have seen countless human jobs filled with our less-whiny robot counterparts. But it turns …

In Australia, protesting against Brendan Eich will be a CRIME

Come to Australia, Brendan Eich: our freedom-of-speech government wants to protect you against the pesky business of community outrage.<p>The outcry …

Desperate for Some Midday Shut-Eye? Google Naps Has You Covered

It happens to the best of us: You stayed up late getting down on a Tuesday night (read: re-watching True Detective and eating Seamless until 5am), …