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Rumour: HTC Has A One M9 And A One M9 Plus In The Works
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While HTC has only let us know that they will be present with a flagship smartphone at the Mobile World Congress this year, leaks do tell us a lot more. While the HTC One M9 (Hima) seems to have been leaked out already, leaker @upleaks mentions that HTC will have two other smartphones to show […]

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WikiLeaks SHOCKED that Google blabbed its data to the feds
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Leaking personal information is supposed to be OUR JOB, say whistleblowers WikiLeaks is demanding answers from Google after learning that the company handed user information to the FBI and didn’t acknowledge the incident for more than two years.…

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Spies track mobile users with BADASS tracker (yes, that’s what they call it)
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As Ars has previously reported, documents passed to journalists by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have shown that the NSA and its British counterpart agency, the GCHQ, have exploited privacy “leaks” in mobile applications (including Rovio’s Angry Birds) to track individuals of interest. A new document recently published by Der Spiegel provides further […]

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How We Come to Know Ourselves In the Age of the Quantified Self
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My grandmother recently had a pacemaker implanted. Major surgery and its aftermath are frightening at any age, but for a 93-year-old and her family it is a particularly scary tightrope to walk. Had her recovery been filmed for a montage in a family drama, there would have been reassuring doctors and smiling nurses with encouraging […]

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Samsung’s Round Orbis Smartwatch Features Leak Out
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Samsung’s smartwatches business does not seem to be all that successful as of today. If the watches are functional, they look ugly, if they look decent, they loose out on functionality. But Samsung seems to be working hard to remedy this. Today we get our first glimpse in to the features of the Korean smartphone […]

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Jim Rockford Warned Us About Google And Facebook Back In 1978
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Why didn’t we listen? The fourth season of The Rockford Files, arguably the greatest television show of all time, features a "futuristic" storyline about a terrible threat. What if a private corporation used computers to gather personal information on hundreds of millions of Americans? Could we trust them with that data? Read more…

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Microsoft Just Handed Us Our Holographic Future
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Microsoft on Wednesday announced Windows Holographic, a feature in Windows 10 that will let users create their own holograms and print them out on 3D printers. Every Windows 10 device has holographic APIs enabled, Microsoft’s Alex Kipman said. Windows 10 holograms are Windows Universal Apps. Users need the Microsoft HoloLens headset, which Kipman described as […]

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Microsoft Is Building Software For The Future Where Interfaces Fade Away
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 Despite giving no information about release date, price, or technical specs, Microsoft surprised many tech bloggers today with the announcement of Windows Holographic and the HoloLens, an operating system and headset for augmented reality computing. Read More

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Microsoft Unites Phones, Tablets, And Desktops With Windows 10
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In a bid deliver all its apps and services in one package, Microsoft showcased Windows 10 on smartphones, tablets, convertibles, and desktops. With this new all encompassing operating system, Microsoft’s vision of ‘Universal Apps’ seems to have materialised. For those not in the now, apps built for Windows 10 will work on mobile phones to […]

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