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The Week in Review: When Tech Took Over

Inside Flipboard / June 14, 2013<p>Apple’s annual developer conference, WWDC, caught much of the tech community’s attention early this week. The tech …

How the Other Half Lives: Photographs of NYC’s Underbelly in the 1890s

Jacob A. Riis arrived in New York in 1870. As the economy slowed, the Danish American photographer found himself among the many other immigrants in …

Apple follows Facebook's lead and reveals US surveillance requests

Apple has joined rivals including Facebook, Google and Twitter in calling on the US government to allow it to publish more details of the secret …

Obama's Approval Rating Plummets, With A Stunning Drop Among Young People

A full breakdown of the poll can be downloaded here (.pdf) but the key datapoints are as follows:<p>General job approval is down from 53% in May to 45% now.<br>• Approval on the economy is down 2 points, to 42%.<br>• On foreign affairs, Obama has fallen 5 points to 44%.<br>• On illegal immigration, Obama's disapproval …

Illegal Immigration

Sony SmartWatch goes open-source, looking for more innovation

After releasing the first true smartwatch from a major manufacturer, Sony shows its pioneering skin again by making the project fully open-source. Hoping to attract extra attention and possibly more innovative ideas from independent developers, Sony has granted them opened access.<p>Running on pure …

How To Become Invisible To The NSA's Domestic Spying Program

According to the original report that brought PRISM to public attention, the nine companies that "participate knowingly" with the NSA are Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, and Apple.<p>Zhong's approach is to replace your workflow with open-source tools that aren't …

Spying

Apple Provides Official PRISM Statement

Like almost all other major internet companies, Apple has finally come out and made an official statement regarding its involvement, or lack …