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2 hrs ago | Hack a day

Arduino-based LED Wedding Lights

Each item held a Neopixel ring and an Arduino microprocessor with a wireless module that could be individually addressed over a 'mini-network.'


Related Topix: Wedding, Bluetooth, Wireless, Science / Technology

6 hrs ago | Emmy Advanced Media

A New Flaw in Wireless Routers Makes Hacking Them Easier Than Ever

A researcher has refined an attack on wireless routers with poorly implemented versions of the Wi-Fi Protected Setup that allows someone to quickly gain access to a router's network.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Wireless

10 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Farm at Prophetstown suspends some operations

The joy of conference calls is that you can do them from anywhere with a phone line or an internet connection--no more being chained to boardrooms or flying across the country to attend meetings.


Related Topix: Prophetstown, IL, Microsoft, Startups, Google, Search Engines, Marketing

13 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Why Google Wants to Map Your Body With Its Baseline Study

While that information included search histories, maps, and cloud-based software in the past, the search giant recently launched a new Google X project to better understand the human body.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Genetics, Medicine

17 hrs ago | USA Today

Robot toy invasion: Tech fuels the latest toys

Forget dollhouses, footballs and jigsaw puzzles - kids today want tech in their toys.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Wireless, Bluetooth

20 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

How to check your Internet connection

Q. I think my Internet connection is down, but I'm not sure. How can I tell that it's not just me? A. I suspect a great many Time Warner Cable subscribers were asking variations of this question Wednesday How to check your Internet connection Q. I think my Internet connection is down, but I'm not sure.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Computers, Google, Startups, WebMD, Search Engines

Yesterday | Suria

Indian start-up launches shoes that show...

"Wizard of Oz" heroine Dorothy only had to click her ruby red slippers together and they would spirit her home to Kansas.


Related Topix: India, World News, Wireless, Marketing

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Free internet abounds

While the internet is not to be thought of as a basic human necessity, such as water, there are some who feel that internet connectivity should be a basic human right.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Social Software, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

The Wichita Eagle

Smartphone kill switch mandate raises privacy, civil liberty concerns

Megan Boken was chatting with her mom on her new iPhone on August 18, 2012, when a thief shot her dead on the street in St. Louis, Mo.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Wireless, Privacy

Google accord with Harvard tie fails judge's smell test

Google's settlement of a privacy lawsuit probably won't win approval because it includes a donation to an Internet research center at Harvard University and to other schools that attorneys who brought the case attended, a judge said.


Related Topix: Widevine Technologies, Search Engines, Harvard University, Startups, Stanford University


Tech Week: Uber's Tricks, JPMorgan Hacked & A Desk Microwave

Each weekend, we look back on the tech week that was, which includes original content from NPR and the stories worth noting from across the Internet.


Related Topix: Search Engines

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Wall Street Rebounds from Thursday Losses, Google Testing Drone Delivery

After a day of losses, Wall Street returned to its form from the beginning of the week, with all three major indices posting gains and the S&P 500 posting a record close.


Related Topix: Search Engines

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Why a Former Letter Carrier Says Drones Will Never Replace Postal Workers

Google, Amazon and Domino's Pizza are big fans. The FAA is feeling it out. But one person clearly not a part of "Team Drone" is Matty Rose, a 70-year-old Vietnam veteran and retired mail carrier.


Related Topix: Search Engines, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, The Postal Service, Indie

Northwest Florida Daily News

Two charged in connection with large scale theft ring

Two Chicago men arrested in Destin on Aug. 25 are believed to be part of a large scale theft ring, authorities say.


Related Topix: Destin, FL, Okaloosa County, FL, Retail, Target, Wireless

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Mozilla presses forward with new revenue plan, debuts ads in Firefox preview

Mozilla has added small advertisements to the new tab page of Firefox's roughest-edged build, the channel dubbed "Nightly" because it is updated each evening.


Related Topix: Mozilla, Search Engines


We Braved The Flying Trapeze To See Why Google's Sergey Brin Loves It So Much

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, WebMD, Search Engines, Sergey Brin


Women venture capitalists underperform men, say Harvard academics

Women venture capitalists underperform their male counterparts by some 15 percent, according to a new Harvard University study, but the performance differences have narrowed over time and in firms that employ more than a single female venture partner.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, University of Texas at Austin

Wall Street Journal

China's Internet Wants to Be in Pictures

It also plans to first make five of its originally produced online shows into big-screen films.


Related Topix: Search Engines, Baidu, Internet, Science / Technology, Alibaba


Baidu, Tencent help Chinese shopping malls take on Alibaba

Baidu and Tencent are teaming up with a Chinese shopping mall operator in a joint venture that could steal business away from local e-commerce giant Alibaba Group.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Tencent, Search Engines, Baidu, Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Top Things to Consider as You Prepare for the Transition to 802.11ac Gigabit

This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.


Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi


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