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20 Home Offices with Sliding Barn Doors

A craving for elements that take us away from the increasingly mechanized and sterile modern world and usher in a hint of rustic goodness is a trend …

Netflix Introduces New Cellular Data Controls Globally

05 May 2016<p>Netflix Introduces New Cellular Data Controls Globally<p>As we have launched Netflix around the world, we have seen big differences in how …

Cellular Networks

Zaha Hadid's Most Iconic Buildings

As the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, Zaha Hadid arguably did as much as any of her forebears to pave the way for women in architecture. But even this will not be her most enduring legacy: With her sudden death Thursday morning, she leaves behind a host of landmark structures …

Aereo founder takes on ISPs with millimeter wave wireless internet

Starry aims to deliver broadband-level wireless internet to your home with tech used by the military.<p>Aereo dared to take on the broadcast industry by streaming over-the-air TV channels on the internet -- that is, until the Supreme Court ruled that its technology was illegal. Now that company's …

Net Neutrality

Big Cable’s Sledgehammer Is Coming Down

Why usage-based billing is a threat to the open internet, and what can be done to stop it<p><b>I want to talk about the sledgehammer</b> of usage-based billing.<p>…

Pro-Government Twitter Bots Try to Hush Mexican Activists

On September 26, 2014, a group of students departed the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers' College for a protest in Iguala, Mexico, about 80 miles away. They …

Smoking Gun: MPAA Emails Reveal Plan To Run Anti-Google Smear Campaign Via Today Show And WSJ

If you talk to the reporters who work for various big media companies, they insist that they have true editorial independence from the business side …

Development Of A $200 WiFi Router Geared Towards Whistleblowers Was Just Suspiciously Cancelled

In the world of whistleblowers, any packet of revealed identifying information means game over.<p>ProxyHam, a $200 WiFi router aimed at those seeking the utmost in anonymity, promised to mask users’ IP addresses and place their geographic coordinates miles away from their actual locations. Plans to …

More than 280,000 people ask Google for the right to be forgotten and request more than a MILLION pages are wiped from the search engine’s results

The massive scale of the controversial ‘right to be forgotten’ can be laid bare, after Google admitted that it has already been asked to take down …

Shock European court decision: Websites are liable for users’ comments

In a surprise decision, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg has ruled that the Estonian news site Delfi may be held responsible …

Verizon just bought Engadget and TechCrunch — can they stay independent?

VZNavigate through this mess<p>Verizon is buying AOL for $4.4 billion, and it's pretty clear that the emphasis is on mobile, video, and ad tech — AOL CEO Tim Armstrong's memo announcing the deal made that clear.<p>But there's zero mention of editorial independence in Armstrong's memo, which has to be …

Discovery of 2nd web has wide-ranging consequences for net neutrality

In the last year there’s been an increasingly passionate debate over the possibility of a two-tier internet. However, research carried out by …

Articles about 5 architects get crafty budgets build cost effective modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect and his wife roll up their sleeves and create an affordable family residence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Nantucket is an affluent zip code off the coast of Massachusetts known for its quintessentially New England …

A "Photoshop For Sound" Could Transform Restaurants and Music Halls

Restaurants have to strike a fine balance between eerily quiet and shouting-across-the-table loud. At Oakland's Oliveto, the high-tech solution is a …

San Francisco

Brunswick House / Christopher Botterill

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in the inner northern suburbs of Melbourne the home is positioned amongst an eclectic mix of …

King Fahad National Library

The National Library “King Fahad” Saudi Arabia has re-opened its doors to the public. Gerber Architekten characterizes this library by its frontage …

Modern Prefab Townhomes in West Seattle

The collaboration between Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture and Method Homes continues with Pardo’s latest prefab design. The Genessee …

A Smart Villa in Prague, Czech Republic

Jestico + Whiles designed a private villa in the heart of a village that sits close to Prague in the Czech Republic. Designed with five bedrooms for …

How Old VHS Tapes Helped Save Early Web Design

Andy Baio has kept the early net alive by digitizing long-forgotten VHS tapes.<p>Conventional wisdom has it that anything published online can never be truly erased. People petition governments for the “right to be forgotten“–to have personal information and images permanently removed from the …

Google, Wireless Industry Not Down With Marriott’s Wi-Fi Blocking Plan

History isn’t on the hotel industry’s side as it tries to convince regulators to let it block personal hotspots.<p>Microsoft and Google don’t agree on much, but they’ve presented a united front against the hotel industry, which is trying to convince government regulators to give them the option of …

FCC proposes rule change that could kickstart internet TV

Internet TV may have just gotten the break it needed. The Federal Communications Commission officially proposed a rule change today that would give any company that wants to carry television shows the ability to license them from cable and broadcast networks. That's a big deal, because networks …

Tech Time Warp of The Week: Remembering the Max Headroom Incident, One of the Creepiest Hacks Ever

Hacking into the Home Depot credit card system, the financial records at JP Morgan Chase? Child's play! Try hacking into the feed of a local Chicago …

Interior Define Wants To Sell You A Better, Customized Couch

Interior Define, a Chicago-based e-commerce company wants to build you a better, and better-designed, couch for less, and has raised $1 million in seed funding to make that happen.<p>The company, which is announcing design collaborations with the online website The Everygirl and HGTV host Alison …

How Maine Saved the Internet

Rockport, Maine, population 3,321, is trying to solve the existential dilemma of small-town America: How do you get people like Meg Weston's students …

Google Funds An Undersea Cable to Connect the US to Asia at 60 Tbps

The US and Asia will soon be connected by a trans-Pacific cable network that will carry data at — hold your breath — 60 terabits per second.<p>The …

FRAME: A House Built with Exposed Concrete to Reduce Costs

With rising construction costs and a shortage of workers and materials happening in Japan due to earthquake recovery and preparation for the 2020 …