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Spotify announced on Wednesday it would be giving people using mobile devices free access to millions of songs. The music streaming service opened up its services to anyone using an iOS or Android tablet or smartphone free of charge.
A new technology could not only be useful in the gaming industry, but it could also provide a better fall detection system for the elderly. The new system allows for highly accurate, 3D motion tracking.
According to reports this week, United States law enforcement agencies have submitted more than a million requests per year for data to American mobile carriers since 2010.
Just over a week before the DARPA Robotics Challenge trials begin, NASA has unveiled its entry – a six-foot tall, humanoid robot named Valkyrie.
During his final weeks as New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg announced that Harlem will be getting the largest free public Wi-Fi network in the US.
The US Patent and Trademark Office awarded 34 new patents for Apple Inc. this week, including one of particular interest: a patent covering “curved touch sensors.”
It sounds like science fiction, but it may soon be science fact, thanks to the AllSeen Alliance, a new consortium of technology leaders announced today by The Linux Foundation.
Facebook is delving into deep learning with the hire of NYU professor Yann LeCun as director of the new AI Group lab at the social networking company. Facebook and New York University's Center for Data Science will work cooperatively on research in data science, machine learning and AI.
On Monday, Reuters reported that Chinese hackers likely had eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries in advance of last September’s G20 summit, which was held in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The Chinese government is funding research projects in an attempt to create the world’s first invisibility cloak.
The end is near, at least for those wanting to stick with Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system. Microsoft has announced that it has already discontinued the distribution of retail of copies of Windows 7.
Video sharing app Snapchat has filed a restraining order against alleged company co-founder Frank Reginald Brown.
The NSA, as well as its UK counterpart agency GCHQ, have been discovered lurking in online games.
The nonprofit Code.org launched its Hour of Code campaign on Monday, which seeks to teach 5 million students in 33,000 classrooms across the world at least one hour of computer science this week.
A new study finds that embarrassing Facebook posts can cause far more than merely a chuckle, with some people feeling anguish and anxiety months after their awkward post.
Thirteen members of the hacking collective Anonymous have pleaded guilty to the December 2010 cyber attacks on PayPal.
Heyday is the new lifestyle iOS app that does your journaling for you - and keeps it private.
For some Facebook posts, the "Like" button shows support, but doesn’t express the right tone for certain updates. At Facebook's Compassion Research Day, Facebook engineer Dan Muriello said the company is considering a "Sympathize" button.
J. Edgar Hoover, founding director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, was notorious for the files he kept on individuals. The information contained within those files was gathered long before today’s digital era, but Hoover would likely be envious of the Bureau’s latest techniques to gather the dirt.
Typically rivals, eight of the largest tech companies in the US have found common ground in the call for changes to federal surveillance laws and greater transparency about the government’s data collection practices.
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