Monthly Archives: May 2015
A woman who inadvertently donated an Apple I computer (sold in auction for $200K) has one-half the proceeds awaiting her!
A man was reportedly given a ticket for using their iWatch while driving (which may be a first) and the second wearable-tech related fine (Google Glass being the other).
With the deadline looming, the potential for clause in the ‘Patriot Act’ allowing Telecommunications firms to collect unlimited data on end-users is set to expire… the question is whether or not it will be temporary or permanent?
According to the UN, Office of the High Commission for Human Rights, report, encryption is the key to free speech… which in the post-Snowden-era probably does not sync with the NSA’s perspective(s)…
According to a high-level defector, Bureau 121 is an elite, North Korea hacker organization (reportedly based in China) capable of not just taking infrastructure down but of even killing people… arguably, Bradbury and/or Orwell could not make this stuff up!
A German court’s ruling in favor of AdBlock Plus (a plug-in that blocks ads on websites such as Facebook, YouTube, etc.) is a reminder that privacy still matters as does fighting for it!
Hong Kong’s DNA-based, anti-litter campaign just took an Orwellian-turn… (Source) Quartz: qz.com/409720
L’Oreal and a bio-engineering firm are partnering to create a 3-D skin printing start-up…