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Paul Graham Proves Sexism in Tech Is Still a Problem

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Once again, Y Combinator cofounder Paul Graham's mouth has landed him in hot water. The loose-lipped …

In Pakistan, Thousands Protest Against U.S. Drone Strikes

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Pakistan to protest U.S. drone strikes inside their country.<p>Reporting from Islamabad, NPR's Philip Reeves reports protesters blocked an important road used to carry supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan. Philip filed this report for our Newscast …

Autodesk Partners with Circuits.io to Create Free Electronics Design Tool

Autodesk today expanded its suite of free 3D tools by partnering with Circuits.io to launch an electronics design tool: 123D Circuits.<p>The program allows users to create virtual breadboard-based designs to build and experiment with circuits. A virtual Arduino board can be added to the design, and …

Senators Announce Bill That Ends NSA Phone Records Collection

Four U.S. Senators — Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Mark Udall (D-Colo.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Rand Paul (R-Ky) — introduced legislation that would end the NSA's bulk collection of Americans' phone records.<p>"It will amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to end dragnet domestic …

Databricks raises $14M from Andreessen Horowitz, wants to take on MapReduce with Spark

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Dabarti CGI<p>A team of professors that has created the in-memory Spark and Shark platforms for analyzing …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Want to see the impact of Google Fiber? Look to Comcast

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Comcast<p>Comcast(s cmsca) has connected almost a quarter of a million households (220,000) to its internet essentials …

Oracle's Larry Ellison calls Google 'absolutely evil,' says NSA surveillance is 'essential'

Even before it aired in its entirety earlier today, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's rare interview with Charlie Rose for CBS This Morning already caused quite the stir last night, with early clips revealing Ellison's prediction that Apple would suffer without Steve Jobs in charge. But those were far …

Pirate Bay releases 'PirateBrowser' to sail round censorship, mark ten years on the ocean wave

The Pirate Bay may be many things, but one that it is not, is a pushover. It's moved location, received continuous heat from various courts, and, of course, done some time. But still, it doesn't give up. The latest effort is a browser designed to help you access the torrent site in locations where …

iOS 7 Will Immunize iPhones From Bogus Charger Attacks

Ars Technica<p>Apple has patched an obscure vulnerability in its iOS operating system that could have allowed a malicious hacker to install malware on …

3D printing is as bad for your lungs as using a stove

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Most consumer 3D printers are designed to be portable and open, meaning the user can plunk one down on their desk and reach …

Nourishmat: Growing Your Own Food Just Got Super Easy

Do you love the idea of growing your own vegetables and herbs but are slightly intimidated by the idea? Well, I do and I am. Luckily things just got …

Infographic: The History of Tech, Charted As A London Tube Map

What does programming have to do with the spinning jenny? Let History Mesh show you.<p>Everyone knows the old saw that “no technology exists in a vacuum.” Less clear to our linear-narrative-obsessed culture is the fact that no technology was <i>invented</i> in one, either. The strands that connect the dots of …

Solar Energy Storage About To Take Off In Germany and California

Visitors to last week’s Intersolar North America conference in San Francisco could not help but notice the presence of a benign invader: energy storage vendors. Half the second-floor exhibition space at the Moscone West convention hall had been rented by energy storage companies.<p>According to Markus …

3D printing will explode in 2014, thanks to the expiration of key patents

Here’s what’s holding back 3D printing, the technology that’s supposed to revolutionize manufacturing and countless other industries: patents. In February 2014, key patents that currently prevent competition in the market for the most advanced and functional 3D printers will expire, says Duann …

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One Small Step For Man, One Giant Lunar Park For The U.S.?

Can astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's "giant leap for mankind" be permanently preserved? Two House Democrats want to do just that: They proposed a bill to create a national historic park for the Apollo 11 mission — on the moon. The legislation would designate a park on the moon to honor …

Private Company To Put A Telescope On The Moon

Lunar citizen science by 2016!<p>Private space exploration is coming to the Moon, and soon. The world's first mission to the Moon's sunny South Pole will put a private telescope on a the lunar peak Malapert Mountain as early as 2015.<p>Moon Express, a private 'lunar commerce' startup, and the …

Snowden Wants to Keep the NSA 'Blueprint' Private

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>According to journalist Glenn Greenwald, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has the equivalent of …

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US military blocks entire Guardian website for troops stationed abroad

The US military has blocked access to the Guardian’s website for troops in the Middle East and south Asia, after disclosures about widespread US …

Reverse Innovation in Tech Startups: The Story of Capillary Technologies

At its core, reverse innovation describes solutions adopted first in poorer, emerging nations that subsequently—and disruptively—find a market in richer, developed nations. But can reverse innovation be relevant in the world of high-technology? The very definition of “high-technology” hints at …

Secret warrant used to access WikiLeaks volunteer's Gmail account

Newly revealed court documents from the Justice department's investigation of WikiLeaks show that the government issued a secret search warrant to Google in order to access all of the email belonging to Herbert Snorrason. He had "helped managed WikiLeaks' secure chat room in 2010," <i>Wired</i> reports, …

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NSA surveillance is an attack on American citizens, says Noam Chomsky

The actions of the US government in spying on its and other countries' citizens have been sharply criticised by Noam Chomsky, the prominent political …

FBI's Robert Mueller: Drones Are In Use In America

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director Robert Mueller revealed Wednesday that the bureau uses drones to conduct surveillance on U.S. soil.<p>Asked by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) if the FBI was following in the footsteps of the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms in pursuing …

IRS to pay $70M in employee bonuses, senator says

The Internal Revenue Service is about to pay $70 million in employee bonuses despite an Obama administration directive to cancel discretionary bonuses because of automatic spending cuts enacted this year, according to a GOP senator.<p>Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa says his office has learned that the …

Escape from PRISM: how Twitter defies government data-sharing

The company has a reputation for fighting back against government information requests. But how long can it hold out?<p>When the list of prominent internet companies participating in a semi-secret government surveillance program called PRISM leaked, most of the world’s massive tech firms were not on …