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Information Technology

AT&T captures users' internet browsing habits to personalize ads
New revelations show that AT&T’s gigabit internet service is rerouting user web browsing history to an in-house scanning platform, all in order to deliver personalized ads of websites visited by the user to their email boxes – and even to their homes.

27.03.2015 22:49

NASA aims to pluck boulder off asteroid & bring it to moon (VIDEOS)
In order to test Earth defense techniques and abilities needed for a future trip to Mars, NASA has detailed a plan to rip off a chunk of an asteroid, deliver it into a stable orbit around the moon, and send astronauts to study it and collect samples.

27.03.2015 21:07

iDonate: Apple CEO to give away multimillion fortune to charity
Apple’s Chief Executive Tim Cook will be joining a number of other high-profile CEOs in donating his fortune to various charities.

27.03.2015 04:10

Security agencies get access to 2 yrs of Australians’ phone, internet records
A law forcing Australian phone and internet companies to keep records for two years has been passed by both houses of parliament. The new legislation will allow security agencies access to this data, who say it’s necessary for anti-terrorism measures.

26.03.2015 14:09

​New Apple patent could let you track friends in real time
A new patent filed by Apple is looking to greatly expand the location sharing capabilities of the company's devices by allowing users to track the movements of others in real-time.

25.03.2015 23:51

New texting app allows users to ‘un-send’ messages, guarantees privacy
A new server-less mobile app has been developed as an answer to “text regret.” It enables users to delete unwanted messages while maintaining privacy with advanced encryption algorithms.

25.03.2015 20:22

​‘Cyber Armageddon’? Worried NY Fed unveils infosec big hitters
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has assembled a team of cybersecurity experts to protect the institution’s digital infrastructure in the face of concerns that a colossal hack could cause grave fiscal damage.

25.03.2015 15:47

World’s top tech companies ask Congress to tighten NSA spying laws
Global technology giants like Google and Microsoft have teamed up with civil liberties groups to get Congress to change the country’s spying laws. Tech companies say they’re potentially losing billions in sales following Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations.

25.03.2015 14:59

​Google's open door: Firm's execs average 1 meeting a week at White House - report
Google executives have met with White House officials an average of once a week since US President Barack Obama took office in 2009, according to a new report.

25.03.2015 13:59

False flags & cyber wars: New Snowden leaks reveal Canada spy agency’s ‘deception toolbox’
Top secret documents from Edward Snowden’s cache have revealed Canada’s ambition to become a big player in the world of electronic spying. The leak comes just as the country plans to vote on a law that would give its cyber agencies more powers.

23.03.2015 22:45

US news website accuses Google of censorship over photos of Abu Ghraib, dead Ukrainians (GRAPHIC)
Non-interventionist news portal Antiwar.com has accused Google of using “authoritarian” tactics and being “an arm of the US State Dept.,” after it stopped providing adverts on several of its stories, which the tech giant says violate its policy.

22.03.2015 16:44

Tesla updates software to roll out driverless cars in three months
Seeing a Tesla is about to get a lot more wild, as the company is preparing to install its self-driving software in the Model S fleet. The autopilot feature will only work on highways... as the technology may not yet be legal in the US.

20.03.2015 19:46