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NOT SO LONG ago, the internet represented a force for subversion, and WIRED’s list of the most dangerous people on the internet mostly consisted of rebellious individuals using the online world’s disruptive potential to take on the world’s power structures. But as the internet has entered...
Last Thursday, after weeks of criticism over its role in the proliferation of falsehoods and propaganda during the presidential election, Facebook announced its plan to combat “hoaxes” and “fake news.” The company promised to test new tools that would allow users to report misinformation, a...
Despite some inherent technological advantages and unique assets, Google struggled for several years to lure big businesses and partners to the Google Cloud Platform. But 2016 was the year in which the Mountain View, California-based subsidiary of Alphabet established itself as an enterprise pl...
If you're a younger person who thinks older people are more likely to get scammed online than you are, your dodgy prince awaits. A recent Better Business Bureau study found 69 per cent of online scam victims are under 45 — and millennials are more likely to get conned than baby boomers. "Despite t...
Hillary Clinton has won the popular vote by more than 2.86 million ballots, the final tally in the US presidential election has revealed. According to the Cook Political Report, the Democrat beat the President-elect by 2,864,974 -more than five times the margin garnered by A...
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It's been hard to miss all the ink and pixels declaring 2016 the year of humanity's discontent. That judgment's tough to deny in the realm of geopolitics, given awful conflicts in places like Syria, acts of terror worldwide and contentious elections in the UK and US. But the world went on, and so di...
Mozilla has once again taken a vow to fight for internet user’s privacy and net neutrality. The company unveiled it 2015 annual report Thursday, which stated that the company will continue to protect, and fight for online user’s privacy and rights. It stated that they have strong beliefs in...
 A new study by researchers from the Centre for Systems Neuroscience at the University of Leicester, in collaboration with the University of California Los Angeles, has helped to untangle 'the memory web' by shedding light on how neurons in memory-related areas provide a long-term coding of ass...
Dr Irengbam Mohendra Singh Technological breakthrough is always fun as everyone gets his or her deserts in due course, like Eastern Indian Railways are coming to Manipur by 2020 after 149 years, while driverless cars will be on the global market by 2020. Self-driving computerised cars with artificia...
Viral videos are great for marketing because they are cheaper than other marketing methods, they are sharable, you have control over the message and its delivery, and their entertainment value makes them more memorable. If you have been making great videos and you still have a problem making them go...
One of the keys to building credibility with search engines is to keep creating fresh content. But not every website owner has time to create the quantity of quality content favored by search engines or like-minded thought leaders. Here are ideas to speed up the content-generating process without sa...
Job fair is a highly-competitive place. You got to put your best foot forward in order to land in the job of your dreams, and if you just recently got out of college, then it would be a lot tougher fight since you need to “dress to impress” to land that very first job.   According...
An unlikely recent discovery has taken Richard Attenborough's feeble amber-encased mosquito and raised you a whole dinosaur tail, complete with soft tissue and feathers.  The tiny tail of a 99 million-year-old dinosaur has been found preserved in an amber fossil, according to a Thursday report ...
Unless you’ve had your head in the sand or like to waste time, you know meetings suck up a tremendous amount of valuable time. You’ve also read lots of advice that is supposed to help. You’ve probably even tried some of that advice. And you are not alone. So why is it that meetings are still w...
Have you ever heard anyone complain a meeting was too short?   (Neither have I.)  Ever been frustrated at a meeting by rambling chitchat chewing up time while work remains undone… or by stragglers routinely wandering in 10 minutes late?  In the spirit of brevity and produc...
OULOUSE, France — Before talking about the future of search, one of Google’s top researchers wants you to understand just how dramatically search has changed in the past two years. Speaking at the Futurapolis conference in Toulouse, Behshad Behzadi, director of search innovation a...
Even though Apple has long been one of the most successful, profitable and closely-observed tech companies on the planet, it’s absolutely dumbfounding how often armchair pundits and analysts manage to get everything wrong about the company. In a dynamic that still defies explanation, Apple’s suc...
While most hackers are benign hobbyists, some hackers do inflict terrible widespread damage and cause financial and emotional hurt. Victimized companies lose millions in repair and restitution costs; victimized individuals lose their jobs, their bank accounts, and even their relationships. So what a...
Facebook is teaming up with some of its biggest tech industry counterparts in order to combat the spread of extremist content on the web. On Monday, the company announced that along with Twitter, Microsoft, and YouTube it will begin contributing to a shared database devoted to “violent terror...
Those who elected Trump want to undo progress and harm black and brown people. Who cares what's in their hearts? One of my best friends teaches English at a community college located in one of the Rust Belt-like towns along the Connecticut River, where good-paying industrial jobs long ago vanished ...
THE OBAMA WHITE House has had to reckon with cybersecurity like no other presidential administration in history, from China’s 2009 hack of Google, to the Office of Personnel Management breach, to the rise of botnets built from dangerously insecure “internet-of-things” devic...
  • Tuesday, 06 December 2016 11:24
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With nothing more than a standard Web browser, cybercriminals can find personal, private information all over the public Internet. It isn't just legitimate services - from genealogy sites to public records and social media - that can be mined and exploited for nefarious purposes. Openly malicious cr...
And all the other Apple news this week. As the holiday season kicked off this week, some of Apple’s internal plans might have stepped out from the shadows. Over the last several days, rumors have been swirling that Apple is hard at work on next year’s innovations. Those reports suggest...
It’s not even 2017 yet, and it seems that Apple and Samsung will launch two of the most impressive smartphones of the coming year. Both the iPhone 8 and Galaxy S8 are going to feature brand new designs, as Apple and Samsung are working on all-glass devices that are supposed to support similar feat...
One of the major causes of business failure is poor money management and/or inadequate financing. In fact, according to the NYTimes poor accounting is one of the top 5 reasons small businesses go belly up. It’s easy to overlook something when you’re trying to keep track of expenses, se...
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