Microsoft Sues the US Government for an Exploitation of the Gag Orders

There was a time when offices were imagined as a desk overflowing with papers and documents that contained public and private information about the company. Every single piece of data was filed and kept in cabinets which were considered to be the place you could find everything you needed to know about the company. Thankfully, things evolved and technology very conveniently helped us achieve the clean-desk policy which meant no more papers lying around the office giving people the chance ...

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President Obama Responds Positively For an Open Market for Set Top Boxes

President Obama has created a wave of mixed feeling in the world of cable companies and cable users as he announced his support for the ‘Unlock the Box’ initiative. In February, the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) had voted for the initiative that aims at loosening the grip of cable companies on the set top boxes that their users get to use. President Obama support for the users who would like to have greater control on the ways in which they ...

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Technology Addiction – Who is Doing This to Us?

There was a time when light was a symbol of enlightenment and self-realization but that has quickly changed. Now when we talk about light in darkness, it is usually the light of your smartphone lighting up for a new notification. You’d get up weary eyed to the sound of that ding and check what just came up in your virtual social world that has quite ironically made you unsocial. And now that you have checked that notification, you decide to ...

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Flyboard Air Gives Sport Enthusiasts a New Ride to Look Forward To in 2017

When Frank Zapata introduced flyboarding in 2012, he made an awe-inspiring breakthrough which made the world watch open-mouthed as people used those water jet hover boards as an extreme sport and for some thrilling adventure. Knowing the thirst of Zapata Racing to continuously innovate and bring stuff for us that augments our adventure-spirits to a whole new level, I am not sure if we are surprised to see a video floating on the internet where a Flyboard Air is being ...

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The Transformation of Thought into Movement Helps a Paralyzed Man Use his Limbs Again

Ian Burkhart had almost given up hope when in 2010 he dived into a wave in shallow water and lost the use of his hands with only some movement in the arm. But two years ago, when scientists in Ohio helped him control his hands right wrist and hand with his thoughts, Burkhart could hope for a better future once again.

Burkhart was equipped with a system which helped him use his hands and control their movement through his thoughts. It ...

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The Smarttress Lets You Spy on Your Partner in an Incredibly Devious Way

We have been getting creative with surveys for a long time now. Every now and then a weird survey comes up that has some equally weird repercussions in the society. While we can talk about lots of surveys, the one that is the focal point of our attention today is a survey conducted by French Institute of Public Opinion and dating site Gleeden. According to the survey, the Spanish are the most unfaithful in the world. This survey became the ...

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Are Your Ready To Delete Bad Memories?

A Team of Researchers have a Pill That Makes Them Go Away

“But the memories that hang heaviest are the easiest to recall. They hold in their creases the ability to change one’s life, organically, forever. Even when you shake them out, they’ve left permanent wrinkles in the fabric of your soul.”

― Julie Gregory, Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen by Proxy Childhood

Gregory explains the pain of a bad memory quite adeptly, and just as much as we would want these ...

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Over 100 Google Apps Affected By a Trojan

Android.Spy.277.origin is the name given to a Trojan that was recently added to the virus database of Russian Security firm Doctor Web. It is a Trojan that collects or put more aptly ‘steals’ information from users and delivers advertisements. The Trojan is being distributed through counterfeit versions of popular Android apps. The 104 apps that have the Trojan are available for download through the Google App Store.

These apps that contain the Trojan claim to offer services like photo-editing, wallpapers ...

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Trello – Organize, Manage and Complete Your Tasks More Systematically with Trello

Post-it notes are so synonymous to reminders that every time I simple see one I am reminded of a task I have to do. But that is just me, and I know that post-its are used as reminders by loads of other people with busy schedules, back-to-back meetings and time-crunched lifestyles. They became so popular that when apps became commonplace, these vibrant little post-its found their way into the brains of quite a few developers who beautifully crafted apps for ...

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Rightscorp “Next Generation Technology”: Scalable Copyright

Rightscorp published its results for the year 2015 this week. The company recorded a net loss of $3.43m, a notable rise from the $2.85m loss recorded in 2014.

 

The company has very few clients and need to expand its copyrights. In United States the Internet service providers are not very fond of copyright trolls like Rightscorp. They target valuable customers who at times erroneously conclude that their provider has been spying on them. The problem is when Rightscorp demands compensation, ...

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