Gabriel Sirilan

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Apple designs iPhone with wraparound 3D display

Apple has patented a new iPhone design featuring a wraparound display and no buttons.<p>The display would cover the entire surface of the devices and could include two AMOLED screens one on top of the other, according to a patent filing published this week, allowing it to give "an illusion of depth …

The DDoS That Almost Broke the Internet

The <i>New York Times</i> this morning published a story about the Spamhaus DDoS attack and how CloudFlare helped mitigate it and keep the site online. The</i> …

If you send nasty private messages over Facebook, don't expect them to stay private http://bit.ly/XKZlPE Katherine Losse was one of Facebook's earliest employees and was famously Mark Zuckerberg's ghostwriter for a time. She quit in 2010 and now specializes in Facebook disenchantment. She critiqued the company and its effects on society in a 2012 memoir about the "Boy Kings of Silicon Valley" and most recently, in a scathing review of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's new book Lean In. At least one former member of the Facebook PR team is not very happy about it, and let Losse know via a private Facebook message. The message, telling Losse there is "a special place in hell for you" is now very, very public.

Could this device turn an iPad into a movie-shooting powerhouse? http://on.mash.to/11NgVJr

We've seen 3D-printed objects from clothing to prosthetic limbs to homes. But how do 3D printers actually work? We've got the answer to that question: http://on.mash.to/YFBRyO

50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know

I'm delighted to announce that my first book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>, has been given a publication date and is now available for …

Scientists develop biological transistor that can command living cells

Fully biological computers are getting closer to reality. Scientists at Stanford University today announced they have created a new type of transistor, the most basic part of a computer (and almost all other modern electronics), that is made entirely using genetic material, and works inside of …

Samsung Galaxy S4 eye-tracking smartphone unveiled

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/961000/961930_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524712062_2ca3c7d14cabca5d2a6b34f27beea6e9<p><b>Samsung has launched a smartphone which allows users to control its 5in (12.5cm) screen using only their eyes.</b><p>The Galaxy S4 follows on from last …

Rumor Has It That Microsoft's New 'Windows Blue' Will Replace Windows RT

The plan is to replace RT and/or merge RT with Microsoft's next-generation operating system, known as Windows Blue. So reports Monica Chen and Joseph Tsai at the Chinese publication, Digitimes.<p>An unnamed sourced in the PC manufacturing business told Chen and Tsai:<p>Microsoft will no longer launch …

Apple iPhone Is The Most Hacked Mobile Device By Far

This month, web security company SourceFire issued a report called "25 Years of Vulnerabilities" that charted the Critical Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) of various software and mobile devices.<p>A CVE is "the international standard for vulnerability numbering or identification" security …

FBI Wants To Spy On Your Online Chats As They Happen

Technology has moved on, and the FBI wants to be right there, snooping on the latest tech.<p>"Is this conversation unencrypted?" is going to be the new "Are you wearing a wire?"<p>Noting that communication technology has changed faster than the law, FBI general counsel Andrew Weissman said recently that …

Damaged undersea internet cable causes widespread global service disruption

A cut to the largest internet cable that connects Europe and Asia caused severe service disruption that stretched from from Africa to Pakistan.<p>Chief …

Mozilla Takes Aim At A Global Duopoly With Firefox OS And The Open Web

The giant Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona was drenched this year in orange, the official color of Firefox, the world’s second most popular Web browser. Its booth was swamped, and its harried pitchmen ran around in tangerine sneakers because this year Barcelona was a coming-out party …

A new era of GPU benchmarking: Inside the second with Nvidia’s frame capture tools

Display-level reckoning for GPUs.<p>This story was brought to you by our friends at The Tech Report. You can view the original story here.<p>We've come a …

Chinese regulator pledges to get tough on Apple warranty practices

Chinese regulators are calling for tougher protections for consumers, and Apple’s iPhone repair policies in the country are coming under its crosshairs. State press agency <i>Xinhua</i> reports that the State Administration for Industry and Commerce issued a notice to local industry and commerce …

Apple Byte - A sneak peek at parts for the iPhone 5S?

Boot up: how Samsung won, Windows Blue's cues, iPad forecasts, and more

A burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>How Samsung became the world's No.1 smartphone maker >> Businessweek<p>In …

Review: Zeiss 15mm f2.8 (Canon EF Mount)

We’ve been testing the (quite literally) recently announced Carl Zeiss 15mm f2.8 lens for a little while now. Rumors of the lens first appeared …

Apple’s Lower-Cost iPhone Could Lack a Retina Display

- Mar 28, 2013<p>A new research report by RBC Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanani cites his supply chain checks when predicting a June or July launch …

Facebook Is Going To Release Its Own Android-Based Operating System — Reports

Facebook sent out invitations for a media event next Thursday at its headquarters which read "Come see our new home on Android."<p>This immediately set off a wave of speculation about what Facebook would announce. The initial thought was that Facebook simply had a new, updated Android application.<p>But …

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How Fans Recreated Game of Thrones in a Minecraft Map the Size of LA

When I first entered the world of WesterosCraft, a Minecraft server where <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans have recreated the sprawling continent from George R. …

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Google Takes Street View Cars to Nuclear Ghost Town in Japan

Due to the tragic Great East Japan Earthquake and the tsunami and nuclear disaster that it caused, the 21,000 residents of Namie-machi, Fukushima, …

New Panasonic Sensor Tech Significantly Improves Low Light Performance

The folks at Panasonic just developed an exciting new sensor technology that could significantly improve low light performance in all types of …