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Demographics of the Top 7 Social Networks [Infographic]

There are 2.8 billion people on social media (that's 37% of the world's population!), and knowing who's doing what on which social platforms can be …

New indoor tracking tech could stalk your every move

Would you feel comfortable being tracked every time you walked into a shopping mall, casino or airport? New technology could make it possible for …

IBM Watson Data Analysis Service Revealed

IBM Watson Analytics cloud service aims to simplify data-driven decision making. Can cognitive computing get around decades-old complications?<p>IBM …

Onion Pi turns Raspberry Pi into Tor proxy and wireless access point

"Foil the NSA and Prism with a Tor proxy," Raspberry Pi Foundation says.<p>The do-it-yourselfers at Adafruit have provided step-by-step instructions for …

Amazon reportedly taking its grocery delivery service to LA, SF in 2013, 20 more markets in 2014

According to Reuters, Amazon is ready to expand its AmazonFresh grocery delivery service to Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area in 2013, and, provided that those tests go well, 20 new markets in 2014. It won’t be alone in the Bay Area, where local firm Instacart has been quickly growing its …

WiSee prototype detects gestures from the next room using only Wi-Fi

Researchers at the University of Washington have successfully created a prototype of a system that uses Wi-Fi — and only Wi-Fi — to detect gestures. Called "WiSee," the system cleverly measures the Doppler shifts created by human movement on regular Wi-Fi signals. That means that the system doesn't …

Computer visionary says he knows who invented Bitcoin

The inventor of Bitcoin has been shrouded in a mystery so complete, it's baffled even core developers for the virtual currency. Who is Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym for the person or group of people who came up with the original idea for the electronic cash system in 2008?<p>After contributing …

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Netflix Surpasses HBO in U.S. Subscribers – Variety

Netflix reported 29.17 million domestic subscribers in the first quarter of 2013, surpassing HBO for the first time.<p>Netflix, which ended 2012 with …

The Tech That Helped Take Down Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev

The second suspect in the brutal Boston Marathon bombings has been apprehended, after five days of uncertainty and fear. And while all credit for …

Turn a Printed Page Into a Touchscreen With This Brilliant Concept

Realizing that the oft-promised 'paperless office' may never actually come to fruition, researchers at Fujitsu are working on a backup plan that …

Do Not Touch - Celebrate the nearing end of the humble computer cursor / @StudioMoniker

So If The PC Is Dying, What Happens With Microsoft Next?

Is the death of the PC imminent and if so what does it mean for the key players? The “death of the PC” debate began with Dell‘s SEC filings, where the company at the heart of the PC business declared that PC decline is a way of life, and an IDC report that showed a 14% decline in shipments, year …

'F.A.T. GOLD': five years of internet thug life and hijacked pop culture

"Release early, often, and with rap music” is the motto of the Free Art & Technology Lab, aka F.A.T., an internet-based collective of culture-jamming jokesters that has been mashing memes, art, and activism online since 2007. And it does a pretty decent job describing what they do.<p>On display at the …

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<b>Stay tuned to SXSW News and this page for information on SXSW 2019 registration, application periods, and more coming in Summer 2018.</b><p>Featuring a …

Keyfob senses car accidents and alerts emergency services

12 Apr 2013<p>If sensors can be placed onto motorcycle helmets to alert loved ones in the event of a crash, then it seems like the logical next step is …

Social Search Optimization on Five Major Social Networks (Part 2: Twitter, Pinterest, Google+)

<i>Part 1</i> <i>of this two-part article series discussed social search optimization on Facebook and YouTube. On tap this week: Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+.</i><p>…

Turning Big Data Into Smart Data: 5 Lessons For Marketers From The Obama Campaign

Joe Rospars, founding partner of Blue State Digital, talks about how marketers should not be seeking more data, but better relationships.<p>If nature abhors a vacuum, the business world adores a buzzword. And for the past few years, data–specifically big data–has been among the most buzzy. That’s been …

CuteUino, a Stackable and Tiny Arduino

Fran Blanche’s CuteUino Arduino spinoff is just 20mm (0.78″) square, and can have other modules stacked on top like a USB interface board. Also check out her Fretboard Shredcam project. [via Embedded Projects]

The government could soon be using an iPhone to check your identity

Identity verification specialist AOptix is offering an iPhone-based biometric identification system aimed at government customers.<p>While there are existing solutions out there, the AOptix one is unusually comprehensive: it can recognise your face, iris, voice and fingerprints. The system – intended …

Twitter's war on the multimillion-dollar fake follower business

Demand for higher follower counts has helped turn the trading of Twitter accounts into a multi-million dollar business. A new report from The <i>New York Times</i> details research by two Italian security researchers who spent several months looking into the big players that offer customers fake followers, …

Chrome will officially leave WebKit for Blink in 10 weeks

Google has given the first indication as to when it will release its first Blink-enabled builds of its Chrome browser, confirming that it will enable its new rendering engine in Chrome 28. Answering questions submitted by the Chrome developer community in a Q&A video panel, Chrome developer …

A Different Approach To Foiling Hackers? Let Them In, Then Lie To Them.

Most systems administrators describe the task of network security as something like defending a castle. Kristin Heckman talks about fighting hackers in terms that sound more like a job as a Walmart greeter.<p>“We want to provide these individuals with an enjoyable experience,” she says of the …

Watch this: Google explains how to create Glass experiences

Google is taking the mystery out of writing services for Glass. Today, the company posted its SXSW presentation on the topic (video below), in which senior developer advocate Timothy Jordan walks us through a high-level overview of the Mirror API, the interface that developers will use to get their …