Greg Johnson

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Monkey found in Ikea wearing sheepskin coat needs new home

The sanctuary looking after Darwin the monkey, whose picture went viral after he was found in an Ikea store, is asking for $500,000 in donations to move him to a better home<p>A monkey who gained worldwide fame after being found inside an Ikea store wearing a sheepskin coat needs a new home, and his …

The Internet Is Getting Too Big, And It's Becoming A Problem For Some Service Providers

Recent reports suggest the system that routers use to share the map of the internet with one another has grown too large for some older routers to handle — which could result in poor connectivity.<p>The problem is, older routers can only process a certain number of routes contained in this internet …

The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …

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Google gives its DIY smartphone, Ara, a developers’ bible

Get ready for the module ecosystem.<p>Today, Google released a Module Developers Kit (MDK) in advance of next week’s first Ara Developers Conference. This is the first detailed look at the do-it-yourself smartphones’ containers of features, the modules.<p>Last week, a video posted online showed the …

​Staples is launching an in-store 3D printing service

First it sold select 3D printers in stores, then it sold print-by-mail services in Europe -- now Staples is offering US customers a chance to print objects on-demand and on-site. The company's launch event is focusing on the fun side of 3D printing, serving up action figures and personalized …

5 rules for using the Internet after ‘Heartbleed’

You know the lock icon that pops up next to URLs to tell you a website will keep your information safe? It turns out it has actually left your …

Here's What The Heartbleed Bug Looks Like In Action

The reason this bug is so scary is because it's a flaw in a very popular bit of software that is supposed to protect sensitive information, like passwords and credit cards.<p>The flaw is in software called OpenSSL. OpenSSL encrypts data as it flows across the Internet. You type your password into your …

Malaysia Airlines MH370: Australian prime minister confident signals are from missing plane's black box

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott insists signals captured by listening device buoy have led search teams to the correct area, but warned those signals are fading<p>Tony Abbott, Australia’s Prime Minister, says he is “very confident” the black box from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has been …