Tarun Wadhwa

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Google’s Encryption Efforts Are Paying Off In Wake Of Snowden Leaks

Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said the company has evidence that its efforts to improve encryption in the wake of Edward Snowden leaks have worked. His remarks at BoxDev, Box’s yearly developer conference, come as law enforcement officials are criticizing encryption efforts for slowing …

Privacy

California Takes Serious Look at 'Toilet to Tap' Tech

As the California drought worsens, some communities such as Orange County, San Diego and the Silicon Valley are expanding water recycling programs, and support for "toilet to tap" programs appears to be growing from a once-squeamish public.<p>"Because a lot of communities are running out of water, …

San Diego

Indian startups are pulling out of Facebook's Internet.org to protect net neutrality

A groundswell of concern over providing certain apps free of charge<p>This morning Cleartrip, an Indian startup focused on travel, pulled out of Internet.org, the charity spearheaded by Facebook to help spread internet access to parts of the world where many people lack connectivity. Three other …

Net Neutrality

Solar Powered Air Conditioning Unit.

Introduction: Solar Powered Air Conditioning Unit.<p>Most people would like to have their homes cooled by the strength of sunlight which ironically …

Clean Energy

Online Privacy As Human Right? Internet Advocacy Group Pushes For New Standards

The Global Commission on Internet Governance, a digital security advocacy group, met in the Hague early this morning to hammer home a citizens-first agenda for Internet privacy, pushing nations to pledge to uphold global standards of privacy and security.<p>The commission’s nine-part pledge echoes …

Privacy

Could black boxes for cars improve road safety?

Most of us have probably heard about black boxes, particularly when they relate to airplane crashes. But what about black boxes for cars?Originally, …

Putting Technology in Its Place - MIT Technology Review

Kentaro Toyama calls himself “a recovering technoholic”—someone who once was “addicted to a technological way of solving problems.” Five years in …

Health Care

Cow Milk Without the Cow Is Coming to Change Food Forever

Counter Culture Labs takes its name pretty literally. It is a bio lab, for sure, complete with pipettes, carboys, microscopes, and flasks. But it is …

The entrepreneur behind the schoolbag that transforms into a light at night

Brought to you by: The Anzisha Prize<p><b>When South African childhood friends and later entrepreneurs Thato Kgatlhanye and Rea Ngwane finished high</b> …

Entrepreneurship

Why Zapping the Brain Helps Parkinson’s Patients - MIT Technology Review

Sending pulses of electricity through the brain via implanted electrodes—a procedure known as deep brain stimulation—can relieve the symptoms of …

The Brain

To the point

AROUND one in ten Americans is a trypanophobe, stricken with a dread of needles. Some may have inherited a tendency to faint when jabbed; others …

Medicine

Robochef gets cooking

SOME people relish putting on an apron and cooking dinner. Others, though, find cookery a black art best delegated to a domestic helpmeet, a …

Kitchens

4 tech companies trying to fight California's drought

NAPA, Calif. – Cakebread Cellars makes wine the old-fashioned way, employing experts to use their eyes, nose and palate to produce coveted Napa Valley nectar.<p>But at the root of such success is water, which in California is fast becoming as precious as a rare Cabernet Sauvignon. That's why behind …

Water