Jorge Vasquez

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Everything Is Distributed

In September 2007, Jean Bookout, 76, was driving her Toyota Camry down an unfamiliar road in Oklahoma, with her friend Barbara Schwarz seated next to her on the passenger side. Suddenly, the Camry began to accelerate on its own. Bookout tried hitting the brakes, applying the emergency brake, but …

'Tile,' The Gadget That Makes Sure You Never Lose Anything Ever Again, Is Now On Sale To The Public

Imagine tapping into a large group of strangers to help you track down a stolen bike.<p>After months of hype, a company called Tile has this week started shipping a device that can help you do just that. (You can buy Tiles here.)<p>Just attach the $25 device to an object, and your smartphone will find it …

House passes NSA reform bill limiting collection of phone data

Despite last-minute criticism from privacy advocates, a bipartisan coalition in the House on Thursday easily approved a National Security Agency reform bill that aims to curb the government's bulk collection of Americans' phone call records.<p>The House voted 303-121 to send the proposed USAFreedom …

U.S. Deploys Troops in Search for Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

The U.S. has deployed 80 American troops to Chad to assist in the search for more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the militant group Boko …

Apple North America sales head leaves, to be replaced by Japan chief

The head of Apple's North America sales, Zane Rowe, will be replaced by the current head of sales in Japan and Korea, according to Apple.<p>Speaking to Reuters in an interview published on Thursday, Apple confirmed that Rowe would be leaving Apple and be replaced by Doug Beck. The Apple spokesperson …