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#PanamaPapers breaks the Internet with revelations of global corruption

A year-long investigation by global journalists has revealed how a shady network of rich and powerful world leaders use offshore tax havens to hide …

GCHQ open-sources its spy software

GCHQ has open-sourced its first project on GitHub, a mass-scale graph database called Gaffer that’s written in Java.<p>This move has prompted a whole load of soul-searching in the hacker community as individuals debate whether they should use it or not.<p>Some have applauded the agency for opening up its …

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Wearable Technology: The Coming Revolution in Healthcare

The year 2014 may well go down as the year of wearable technology. The impact of wearables is already being felt in education, communication, navigating, and entertainment; but perhaps the greatest potential lies in healthcare. Wearable technology has started to revolutionize healthcare by …

Providing Clean Water Through The Pages Of A Book

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>DDB New York and WATERisLIFE have teamed up to produce a very special book, The Drinkable Book, that could potentially …

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Who Is at Fault When a Driverless Car Gets in an Accident?

It may seem odd, but we already have the laws we need for dealing with this inevitable situation.<p>These are boom times for driverless car research. Google, the major automakers, and government agencies both in the U.S. and abroad are spending millions of dollars to support the development of …

Scientific Study Shows Meditators Collapsing Quantum Systems At A Distance

I'm in!<p>Numerous scientists over many years have studied the role of consciousness and how it can directly influence our physical material world, and …

Smarter, Faster Wi-Fi, Courtesy of the US Air Force

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>The US Air Force is joining forces, so to speak, with computer scientists at the University of Buffalo for a project …

This high-tech bicycle has proximity sensors that detect cars in your blind spot

There’s definitely no shortage of high-tech gadgetry you can attach to your bike these days — everything from proximity-activated bike locks, to …

Dutch Glow-In-The-Dark Roads Don’t Glow So Well

A pilot project for a futuristic method of illuminating roadways in the Netherlands shows that we still have a ways to go before “smart highways” are feasible.<p>The glow-in-the-dark roads envisioned by Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde and civil engineers at Heijmans Infrastructure have been in pilot …

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Visualizing Zero: How to Show Something with Nothing

In its most revealing form, data visualization makes the “invisible” visible. It enables people to move beyond just <i>looking</i> at data towards actually <i>seeing</i> the shapes and magnitudes of its physical properties to inform and enlighten.<p>Discernibility is a prominent guiding decision: making the size of …

Smart Pills That Track Your Health From the Inside

In our latest Mobile Minute video, we take a look at the next phase of wearable technology including smart contact lenses, implantable sensors, and …

Mobile Security: Actions Speak Louder than Words

<b>Mobile security is a top concern for IT and business leaders. This guest authored blog series with</b> <b>Dimension Data</b> <b>explores how organizational leaders can work together to mitigate concern and implement clearly defined policies to achieve mobility goals. We are pleased to introduce our guest author</b> …

Win or Lose, Aereo Is About to Make History

Let's get ready to rumble.<p>In less than 24 hours, Aereo, the streaming television startup that has caused broadcasters fits, will fight for its life …

Rufus Cuff wants to dominate the wearable market and your forearm

We told you to put on your disappointment pants for the Galaxy Gear 2, but for the Rufus Cuff we suggest rolling up your absurdity sleeves. Seriously, given its three-inch screen you might just have to. This wearable boasts a built-in mic, a camera, a speaker, web browser, voice control, GPS and …

Brains, robots, and their evolution — San Francisco Bay Guardian Archive 1966–2014

rebecca@sfbg.com<p>The Bay Area is fully engaged with the technology industry, triggering political flare-ups over Google Glass, tech buses, and larger …

Next Attenborough documentary being filmed for Oculus Rift

Immersing yourself in a new world may become more of a reality.<p>David Attenborough's next production, <i>Conquest of the Skies</i>, is set to come not only to …

This onesie turns you into a walking WiFi hotspot

Forget carrying a separate hotspot router to have a local network wherever you go -- what if <i>you</i> were the hotspot? Fashion designer Borre Akkersdijk has come very, very close to making that vision a reality with his experimental BB.Suit. The goofy-looking cotton onesie is knitted using a special 3D …

Control your lights by flipping a cube

How are you going to control all those connected things in your house? A new German startup is crowdsourcing funds to make control as easy as turning over a small cube.<p>Called m!Qbe and pronounced em-cube, the product from Blue Asterisk UG is targeted initially at controlling Philips Hue connected …

Why the Future Belongs to Google -- Part II

If you have read the first part of this series, I have written about the strengths and foibles of two enormous tech giants -- Apple and Microsoft. In the final part of this series, I am turning my attention to another giant and delving deep into the big G.<p><b>Big as a Galaxy</b><p>They're responsible for a …

Enlightened Spaces - MIT Technology Review

Imagine a painting by Mark Rothko transformed into a movie. In a space behind a glass panel, fuzzy clouds of color slowly morph from one …

Canary Smart Home Security Shows Off Its Smartphone App For The First Time

Canary has had a big year. After smashing through its Indiegogo campaign goal and picking up an extra $10 million in VC funding, the company is nearly ready to ship its home security product.<p>Due to a couple of hurdles, Canary units won’t arrive until “this summer,” but to tide us over, the team has …

The Future of Beauty

Ever dreamed of getting your workout by popping a pill, melting your muffin top painlessly, or growing back the thick, shiny locks you had as a child? Miracles do happen.<p>If someone told you 20 years ago that women would be on waiting lists to have botulinum toxin injected in their face, chances are …

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Philip Evans: How data will transform business

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Researchers Finally Show How Mindfulness and Your Thoughts Can Induce Specific Molecular Changes To Your Genes

Michael Forrester, <i>Prevent Disease</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>With evidence growing that training the mind or inducing specific modes of consciousness can have …

Looks Can Be Convincing: To Get Promoted, Just Appear Competent

If you’re confident enough, new research suggests, people will think you’re right.<p>In a perfect–or at least more rational world–the most qualified people would rise fastest. But new research suggests that just appearing to be competent is as important to getting ahead.<p>How so? Think about why …

MIT Wristband Could Make AC Obsolete

Here's a scary statistic: In 2007, 87 percent of households in the U.S. used air conditioning, compared to just 11 percent of households in Brazil …

The Army Is Testing Cutting Edge, Halo-Like Helmets

The U.S. Army is no stranger to enticing new recruits with video games, so it doesn’t come as much surprise that the Army is testing a new helmet …

How to Make Freelancing Work for You

In 2020, millennials will have a stronghold on the economy as they inch their way up to 46% of the workforce. And, unlike generations of the past, …