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Haven is the Edward Snowden app that turns our smartphone into a complete surveillance...

The person responsible for the leaks with which we discovered the terrifying spy and mass monitoring systems of the NSA and other intelligence agencies has been working on solutions that help protect us from...

Mobile phone without battery exists and works

Having a phone without a battery, which does not need to be charged at all, seems more like a fantasy than a reality. But a group of engineers from the University of Washington have...

Traffic jams: how they happen

Driving can be absolutely joyous, and on other occasions, it can be stress inducing and downright maddening. Getting stuck in a traffic jam is one of those things associated with day-to-day living, and for...

The FBI and Europol dismantle the largest black market on the Internet

The AlphaBay portal had more than 40,000 vendors offering drugs, weapons, malicious software and personal data The United States, in a joint police operation coordinated with Europol, announces the dismantling of AlphaBay, considered the largest...

Speech recognition software outperforms pro texters

Smartphone speech recognition software is not only three times faster than human typists, but also more accurate, say researchers. The software often gets a bad rap. Most users find the nascent technology to be frustratingly...

iTunes vs Spotify

Ever since Apple re-launched its flagship music service Apple Music in 2015, numerous analysts have predicted that they are poised to knock Spotify off the top spot in music streaming. But which one is...

Your All-in-One Guide to Miniature Circuit Breakers and Their Uses

Despite the fact that the miniature circuit breaker is one of the most used protection devices in the world, very few people understand exactly what it is, or what it’s used for. Most industrial,...

Pay Per Click Advertising Is the Quickest Way to Reach Out to New Clients

The power of the Internet is truly remarkable. In the old days, marketers bought ads on television, radio or newspapers and prayed that their message reached the right people. Today, that strategy is turned...

North Korea blocks SIM cards to avoid contact with the outside world

North Korea is blocking SIM cards to prevent its citizens from contacting overseas countries, according to testimony from North Koreans collected by the Daily NK website. Authorities have blocked a number of roaming services and...

Machine learning responds to the need for speed and precision in outlier detection

Even though it seems that data is driving everything nowadays, humans are still behind the wheel. Raw data neither interprets itself nor provides its own context. In all our talk about “data-driven decisions”, in...
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