While most of us have been busy thinking about net neutrality, guess what Google has been doing. The leading search engine has decided to change the criteria it uses for ranking content on the internet, so that content will no longer be ranked by pop
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The promise of quantum computing is computers powerful enough to break the encryption techniques we now use to protect the world's data.
It's inevitable that the kids of Generation Z will be the most naturally tech-literate generation yet, but that won't happen through osmosis.
If you have wondered how many cows your hand in marriage is worth, a new app may provide you with some important information?"and more importantly, can you command More Cow (wedding) Bell.
THE internet is stuffed with garbage. Anti-vaccination websites make the front page of Google, and fact-free "news" stories spread like wildfire.
The US patent system is a mess. One way to fix it is to abolish software patents.
A few moments ago a reader was having difficulty with an ad on my blog.
Computer may soon decide if some receive healthcare
Sometimes, a posted video is the only clue to the whereabouts of a missing person, or a terrorist group.
Face detection software has slowly crept into mainstream use, from Facebook photo tagging to Android phone unlocking, but new research looks set to move the technology on significantly.
The U.S. National Security Agency has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives made by Western Digital, Seagate, Toshiba and other top manufacturers, giving the agency the means to eavesdrop on the majority of the world's compu
Over the weekend, it was reported that the NSA was scrambling to get ready for a new "leak" about their operations, which was uncovered by a "non-US" cybersecurity company.
Software reverse engineering, the art of pulling programs apart to figure out how they work, is what makes it possible for sophisticated hackers to scour code for exploitable bugs.
America desperately needs to have a national discussion on Technocracy and all its implications. That's why I am organizing the first-ever National Town Hall on Technocracy for Sunday, March 1, 2015 @ 12:00pm, and you are invited to attend.
Last week, Google announced that its Youtube service would default to using HTML5 video instead of Flash.
In designing and prototyping electronic circuit boards there is no quick or simple way to produce results.
The world's smartest and richest tech companies posted their quarterly earnings this week, and if you had to draw one lesson from the results, it's this: mobile matters--more than anything.
With US politics swimming in so much corporate money that it's pretty much an oligarchy, it can be hard to keep track of which particular set of lobbyists is trying to milk more cash out of health care, fossil fuels, and other very important issues f
Good riddance, buffering screen--hello, standard web video experience
Google may be dominant in the battle of the search engines, but its ever-evolving page rank algorithm and straightforward list of results don't always get you the information you want – especially when you're not sure precisely what keywords to use
Sometimes it's the subtle, not the spectacular, that captures the imagination
The ad industry's big day may be just around the corner--that's Super Bowl Sunday, for those who actually tune in for the game and not the commercials--but today, one major advertiser is hard at work on a much less traditional, and potentially
We've seen a number of smart tables from Ideum before, but the Duet brings something a little new, integrating both Windows 8 and Android computers into a single unit.
Self-Driving "Fully Automated" Vehicles on German Autobahn; Supply Chain Math; Uber and Khan Academy.
Swiss scientists have created the first semiconductor laser consisting solely of elements of main group IV (the carbon group) on the periodic table.
Years before the first astronauts set foot on Mars, scientists will already be there" virtually.
For the first time ever, Microsoft HoloLens seamlessly blends high-definition holograms with your real world. Holograms will improve the way you do things every day, and enable you to do things you've never done before.
It's the end of October, when the days have already grown short in Redmond, Washington, and gray sheets of rain are just beginning to let up. In several months, Microsoft will unveil its most ambitious undertaking in years, a head-mounted holograph
... directly beneath them, tucked away in the basement, there is a lab so confidential that even most employees have never heard of it.