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A decade after mapping the genome, scientists scramble for more imaging data to unravel its mysteries

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: The Cancer Genome Atlas<p>When the human genome was first sequenced over a decade ago, it was widely hailed as one of the …

Is A Simulated Brain Conscious?

Scott Aaronson's answer has implications for C-3PO, the universe and the odds that you are a Boltzmann Brain.<p>Imagine standing in an open field with a bucket of water balloons and a couple of friends. You've decided to play a game called "Mind." Each of you has your own set of rules. Maybe Molly …

Singularity

'Canvas fingerprinting' has a new enemy, and its name is Ghostery

Just two weeks after news broke about a new, seemingly unstoppable method for tracking consumers online, we’ve heard about a way of stopping it.<p>Canvas fingerprinting is a new method for tracking your every move on desktop and mobile devices as you hop from site to site. It is hard to block, resides …

A Guide to High Quality Social Media Sharing: What, When and How to Share

The currency of social media is the share.<p>We all want to be the go-to person with the latest news, the most intriguing viral content, or the best hidden gems followers wouldn't have found otherwise.<p>Some people just have a knack for finding and crafting the perfect share. The rest of us have to work …

Russia passes law requiring online personal data to be stored inside its borders

A new law passed by Russian parliament today requires that internet companies store the personal data of Russian users inside the country's borders, a move that could make it easier for government officials to keep tabs on citizens. Members of parliament have defended the bill as a measure to …

5 Methods and 15 Tools To Find Your Audience

<i>Alex Manthei is the Community Manager at mention, a media monitoring app that lets you monitor, react, collaborate and analyze your online presence. This article was co-written with Shannon Byrne, mention’s content and PR Manager.</i><p>No matter what you do in life, chances are good you’re reliant on …

Online students can't help being sociable

<b>It was a revolution moving higher education from bricks to clicks… and now it's started to go back to bricks again.</b><p>Online university providers, which offered people the chance to study from home, are turning full circle by creating a network of learning centres where students can meet and study …

Higher Education

Google Chief Legal officer 'shocked' at Snowden revelations

David Drummond, Google's Chief Legal officer reveals he was "shocked, surprised and outraged" by Edward Snowden's revelations that the NSA hacked the company's data.<p>Speaking exclusively to the BBC's Mishal Husain, Mr Drummond said: "I think that the government certainly needs to reform its …

Surveillance

Job offers flood in for Brazilian who found Facebook bug

<b>A Brazilian who discovered a bug which could have allowed hackers access to users' personal data on Facebook says he has been inundated with job offers.</b><p>Reginaldo Silva, a computer engineer, contacted Facebook after discovering the vulnerability last year.<p>The company awarded him $33,500 (£20,000), …

Personal Data

VyprVPN provider starts using proprietary Chameleon protocol for anonymity

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock/deepspacedave<p>Virtual private network (VPN) provider Golden Frog says it has come up with a new …

British government reportedly tracking YouTube and Facebook data without permission

While the NSA has been busy scouring the <i>Angry Birds</i> leaderboards, newly leaked documents report that its British counterpart -- the GCHQ -- has been monitoring the flow of social media in real-time. The General Communications Headquarters can apparently keep track of YouTube traffic, which links …

How 'leaky' smartphone apps are sending your data to the NSA

Security experts explain how the NSA and GCHQ may be harvesting data from smartphone apps like Angry Birds<p>Reports have emerged that "leaky" smartphone apps are transmitting users' private information across the internet to government spy agencies including the US National Security Agency (NSA) and …

Apprenda brings Java support, better policy embrace, to the masses

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Apprenda<p>Apprenda, which last year promised to add Java support to its .Net-focused Platform-as-a-Service, is now …

The Structure Data awards: Honoring the best data startups of 2013

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Data is taking over the world, which makes for an exciting time to be covering information technology. Almost every new company …

This nifty database shows how apps suck up your data plan

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Digital Storm<p>Apps actually come at a greater cost than the price tag on the app store: drains to battery life and data …

This is how Android phones get updated (infographic)

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: HTC<p>Ever wonder why it seems to take most phones forever to receive a new version of Android(s goog)? It turns out the …

Ask A VC: Accel’s Ping Li On The Impact Of Data-Driven Software and More

In this week’s episode of Ask A VC, Accel Partners’ Partner Ping Li joined me in the studio to talk about big data companies, enterprise IPOs and more.<p>Li, who focuses on early-stage growth software and data-center investments for Accel and is also responsible for the firm’s Big Data Fund, talked …

What The Data Says About How We Spent Christmas Morning

The kids woke up, the parents got called out of bed and for a few hours, shockingly, it looks like the family put down their mobiles on Christmas morning, according to data from Mixpanel, a mobile and web analytics company.<p>Welcome to the data-driven Christmas. A day that can be tracked in detail by …

The Chief Data Officer: An executive whose time has come

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / semisatch<p>I often ask people whether they know what Netflix, Harrah’s, Amazon and Wal-Mart have in …

RSA’s Deal With The NSA Reflects A General Mistrust

Here’s how it works when a big company believes that its power is in its girth: They enter this bizarre world that leads them to believe that what comes from their PR organs is enough to float their troubles away. It’s all about denial and avoiding any potential shareholder backlash. And so we come …

Facebook’s Cutesy Annual Report To Partners Reveals First Country-By-Country Mobile Stats

TechCrunch has obtained never before published metrics showing Facebook’s international growth. Facebook sent some partners a playfully illustrated eMagazine called The Annual, but I’ve acquired a copy from a source and the stats inside are serious business. The report divulges user counts for some …

Marco Polo Is A Simple App For Sharing Your Location With Selected Friends

A smartphone app called Marco Polo aims to make it easier for users to find and meet up with their friends.<p>The basic mechanic of the app is pretty straightforward, and is indeed reminiscent of the children’s game Marco Polo. Instead of text messaging back-and-forth with your friends to find out …

AllCast for Android leaves beta, streams media to your Apple TV, Roku or Xbox (video)

Worried that you won't get to watch your favorite videos while visiting family this holiday? Don't be: After a brief beta phase, ClockworkMod's Koushik Dutta has released a completed version of AllCast for Android. The polished app lets you stream both local and cloud-based media to relatively …

#gunfire: can Twitter really help cops find crime?

'This is what the NSA is doing but on a smaller scale.'<p>In January 2012, the Federal Bureau of Investigation made an open request to "industry" for a "social media alert, mapping, and analysis application" with the "flexibility to change search parameters and geo-locate the search based on breaking …

The Government Wants Gigabit Wi-Fi All For Itself

This was the topic of conversation in yesterday’s hearing by the U.S. House Energy Subcommittee on Communications and Technology: Can the federal …

Google Now's voice commands brought together in a useful infographic

When Google Now first arrived with Android 4.1, many folks referred to it as the Google alternative to SIRI. In reality, Google Now is much more than just a simple digital assistant, levering the full power of the web and Google’s services to provide an experience that is worlds above the …

Android News

True & Co raises $4M to grow its online bra shopping experience

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Anyone that’s bought a bra knows that bra shopping totally sucks. That’s why startup True & Co has been innovating the online …

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Amazon Snaps Up Online Math Instruction Company TenMarks To Help It Make Education Apps

Amazon has announced plans to snap up online education company TenMarks. The company offers an online math curriculum currently, and Amazon VP of Kindle Dave Limp says that together, “Amazon and TenMarks intend to develop rich educational content and applications, across multiple platforms, that we …