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Google Meets With EU Regulators To Discuss Right To Be

Google recently revealed to European data protection authorities that it had already responded to more than half of “right to be forgotten” requests, but that revelation has not completely quelled regulators’ concerns regarding the company’s response to the ruling.

UPDATED New Online Tracking Tool Said To Be Nearly

Five percent of the world’s top 100,000 websites are using a previously undetected cookie-like online tracking mechanism that is embedded in “share” buttons – and researchers report that it is next to impossible to block using conventional computer privacy tools.

FCC Warns ISPs About Violating Transparency Rules With False

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued an advisory on Wednesday reminding Internet service providers (ISPs) that they must disclose accurate data regarding the connectivity speed for both home and mobile broadband users.

Constructal Law Used to Analyze The Evolution Of Airplanes

Analysis in the Journal of Applied Physics uses 'constructal law' to witness the evolution of airplane designs over time and predict the future of aerospace design

NPD The Number of Connected TV Devices Will Be More than

By 2017 there will be 204 million connected TV devices linked to the Internet and able to deliver apps to viewers.

A Deeper Understanding Of Graphenes Electrical Properties On

Graphene, a material that consists of a lattice of carbon atoms, one atom thick, is widely touted as being the most electrically conductive material ever studied.

Scammers Taking Advantage Of MH17 Crash With False Facebook

Fraudulent social media posts and fake accounts have been use by scammers and hackers who are attempting to take advantage of public interest in the recent Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster, as well as friends and relatives still grieving at the loss of their loved ones, various media outlets reported on Monday.

Tiny Laser Sensor Heightens Bomb Detection Sensitivity

New technology under development at the University of California, Berkeley, could soon give bomb-sniffing dogs some serious competition.

Preventing Streetlight Glare In The New World Of LED

Long hours of nighttime driving can cause eyestrain because while our vision adapts to the surrounding darkness, the sudden stabs of brightness from streetlamps can be irritating, distracting and even painful.

US Judge Backs Law Enforcement Access To Email Account

Seen as a defeat for internet privacy advocates, a US District Court judge has approved a warrant to access the entire contents of a Gmail account owned by a person being investigated for their involvement in a money laundering scheme.

New Material Can Put A Twist In Light

Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have uncovered the secret to twisting light at will. It is the latest step in the development of photonics, the faster, more compact and less carbon-hungry successor to electronics.

Wrist-Mounted Robotic Device Could Add Two Fingers To A

Researchers from the MIT have developed a wrist-mounted robotic device that could allow people to complete tasks like removing a bottle cap or twisting a screwdriver using a single hand.

Amazons Kindle Unlimited To Offer Netflix-Like Subscription

Call it Netflix for avid readers: Amazon has unveiled a new monthly subscription service that will allow members to have open access to a catalog of 600,000 Kindle e-books and “thousands” of audio books.

Microsoft CEO Announces Largest Workforce Reduction In The

Microsoft has announced that it will be cutting as many as 18,000 jobs, the largest workforce reduction in the 39-year history of the Redmond, Washington-based computer and technology giant.

FBI Report Highlights Potential Dangers Benefits Of

Like many others, the US FBI believes that driverless cars could be a “game changing” addition to the automotive industry, but an unclassified but restricted report obtained by The Guardian on Wednesday reveals they also believe that autonomous vehicles could be used as “lethal weapons.”

Science Matters Media Announces Acquisition Of redOrbitcom

Science Matters Media, LLC has announced that it recently acquired redOrbit.com from company founder Eric Ralls for an undisclosed sum.

Comcast PR Disaster Follows Simple Request To Cancel

What should have been a straightforward customer service procedure could have turned into a public relations disaster for one of America's largest cable service providers.

What Happens To Your Online Information After You Die

When thinking about the end of your life, most people think of living wills in terms of medical care, and final wills in terms of the distribution of assets. But have you considered your digital assets and who should have access to them after your death?

Time Warner Confirms That It Rejected Foxs June Takeover

Time Warner rejected an $80 billion takeover attempt by 21st Century Fox in June, but rumors persist that the Rupert Murdoch-owned conglomerate could return with a higher offer, various media outlets reported Wednesday.

Apple And IBM Team Up To Bring I-Devices To Business

Bitter rivals during the PC battles of the late 20th century, Apple and IBM have joined together to debut a series of iPhones and iPads filled with a suite of applications tailored for business customers.


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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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