Sunday, August 20, 2017

John Niedbala

John Niedbala
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John Niedbala is the Editor-in-Chief and writer for Fanvive. When he's not working, you'll likely find him on the tennis court or trying a new local restaurant.
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Disney Research demonstrates an ‘ubiquitous wireless’ charging room

Wireless charging of phones today consists of setting it on a charging pad or dock. While this is technically wireless, it still keeps you tethered...

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A Russian hacking group that has previously been linked to attacks on the Dutch ministry, NATO, and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) have also been linked...
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Kansas City’s Smart City provides a glimpse of a future with IoT

In December of 2015 the U.S Department of Transportation issued the Smart City Challenge to any mid size city in America. The challenge was for...
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Facebook adds hardware support for Two Factor Authentication

A post Snowden era has put the spotlight on how vulnerable online services can be. Many companies including Google and the New York Times have already...
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“Vanilla” drone breaks nonstop flight records

At New Mexico State University’s Unmanned Air Systems Flight Test Center the Vanilla Aircraft VA001 UAV drone took off for a record breaking flight. Vanilla,...
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The Turf Tank ION autonomous robot comes to a sports field near you

Autonomous technology made a huge splash last year as companies like Uber and nuTonomy tested their vehicles on the streets of major cities. Other...
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Department of Labor files lawsuit against Google for compensation data

Earlier this month the US Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against Google because of their failure to submit information as part of a...

New breathalyzer finds the “breathprint” of 17 diseases

Soon doctors could be using a newly developed breathalyzer to check patients for 17 diseases using only your breath. Researchers have discovered a way to detect...
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AT&T Call Protect aims to curb nuisance calls

Tis the season for spammers and fraudsters to start calling again. The FTC has notices on how to spot fake charities or what to do if...
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Former Uber employee alleges God View is still up and running

Samuel Spangenberg, former employe of Uber, alleges in court documents that Uber employees are able to track anyone using a real-time "aerial" program called God View....

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America’s total solar eclipse is fast approaching on August 21st and you still haven't bought your eclipse glasses. Don't panic, there's still time for...
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The man who invented password rules regrets it

Hate having to change your password every 90 days? Forgot again which special character went where and which letter was supposed to be capitalized?...
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India launches a solar-paneled train to help fight air pollution

India’s legendary railway network lays out over 41,000 miles of track winding through everything from jungles to deserts to mountainsides as it reaches into...