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Why WeTransfer hired a disaster-obsessed experiential designer | Ars Technica

Nelly Ben-Hayoun is bringing science to the public through her online diary.<p>As an experiential designer, Nelly Ben-Hayoun's work has taken her to …

Ars Technica

Also, Facebook will now delete all call and SMS logs older than one year.<p>–<p>Is a $799 upgrade price (or $1,099 brand-new) justified for this jump in …

Women in Tech

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

How an insecure, acid-dropping hippie kid reinvented himself as a technological visionary - and changed the world<p>When I first met Steve Jobs, I …

Silicon Valley

Innovative monstrosity: Oracle makes tablet with Raspberry Pi and Java | Ars Technica

Your wish for a $367 tablet that has to be assembled has come true.<p>Pretty much every tech company makes its own tablet now, so why not Oracle, …

You can't have a private conversation over email, shuttered 'secure' service explains

"The days where it was possible for two people to have a truly private conversation over email, if they ever existed, are long over," writes the technical operations manager at Silent Circle, formerly the provider of a secure email service. Silent Circle shut down its email service earlier this …

Think your Skype messages get end-to-end encryption? Think again | Ars Technica

Ars catches Microsoft accessing links we sent in our test messages.<p>If you think the private messages you send over Skype are protected by end-to-end …

In the Programmable World, All Our Objects Will Act as One

Author: Bill Wasik. Bill Wasik Gear<p>Date of Publication: 05.14.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>In our houses, cars, and factories, we’re …

LogMeIn and ARM want to help you build the internet of things

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Rathachal Namman<p>Just a few weeks ago, my colleague Stacey Higginbotham covered an interesting Spanish …

Why Google and the Pentagon want ‘quantum computers’

The search giant and the US space agency are the latest high-profile backers of an experimental machine that could transform computing. But what do they want it for?<p>Imagine a computer that can teach your mobile phone to recognize any object it sees, or one that can instantly find optimal travel …

Who is Tech Cocktail Week's Hottest Showcasing Startup? [POLL]

<i>You know the drill</i>. The second week of every month, Tech Cocktail puts on an awesome conference called <b>Tech Cocktail Week</b> held in the emerging utopia …

Las Vegas

Brain Experiment Could Give You an Extra 20 Years

A study published in this month's <i>Nature</i> suggests that scientists have found a region of the brain that controls aging. Turn it off, they theorize, …

Are all-male panels at tech conferences a thing of the past?

A media storm blew up in the tech world earlier this year, after someone questioned the lack of women on the roster at a conference and tweeted to …

Babylon's hanging garden: ancient scripts give clue to missing wonder

The whereabouts of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world – the fabled Hanging Garden of Babylon – has been one of the great mysteries from …

Robotic cars, aeroponics, and Lego: building tomorrow's city in MIT's Media Lab

MIT's Media Lab has been cranking out innovations ever since it opened back in 1985, and now it has its sights set on developing the city of tomorrow and the technology that will power it. <i>The Financial Times</i> has taken an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at some of the projects currently being …

On the frontline of the fight against cybercrime

Inside the tightly controlled security area of Symantec's Dublin headquarters, a screen on the wall flashes up hacking hotspots as they are detected …

Ex-Googler releases big update to Disconnect, a data-blocking tool

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Sergey Nivens<p>The rise of social media means companies are collecting more and more of our personal data every time we …

Social Media

Power of Arduino and Raspberry Pi combined in $99 Android/Linux PC | Ars Technica

Arduino board uses quad-core ARM CPU for the power of "4 Raspberry Pis."<p>The Raspberry Pi is all the rage for hobbyists in search of cheap, credit …

Cisco Blog

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