Friday, December 9, 2016

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What would you do if you could redesign a whole city using whatever technology you wanted? That lofty question is exactly what Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs spent the last year exploring and they’ve just released a blueprint for some of...
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FTC publishes best practices on securing your IoT devices

Just a few months ago the world witnessed a new online threat capable of taking down internet giants like Twitter and Netflix. The source...
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Nestlé discovers a new “groundbreaking” all natural sugar

Scientists at Nestlé have discovered a new sugar crystal. In a press release, Nestlé announced that this discovery will allow them to reduce the amount of sugar in their...
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Another lawsuit piles onto Theranos’s woes

Already bogged down under a series of lawsuits and federal investigations, medical startup Theranos just got hit with a new suit last week. This...

The Great Barrier Reef just went through the biggest die-off in history

Coral reefs have been in trouble for a while now but some years are definitely worse than others. Unfortunately, the ARC Centre of Excellence...
Facial ID using iPad

Your face is all you need to enter the Chinese tourist town Wuzhen

Visitors at one tourist destination in China no longer need to carry around tickets, stamps, or IDs to get into the park. Just their...

WWF reports that global wildlife populations are dropping

From elephants to frogs to freshwater fish, a new report by the World Wildlife Fund says animals around the globe are in danger of...

Netflix’s Black Mirror ads target users of ad blockers

Netflix's recent ad campaign has jumped in the middle of a seemingly never-ending cat and mouse game between online advertisers and ad blockers. The targeted ads...

Comcast will soon bring data caps to most of the US

Heavy internet users with Comcast subscriptions take heed because your days of unlimited data are numbered. Starting November 1st, Comcast will start imposing a...