Technology and Money

Brit chap weaves silver bullet for wireless health scare bollocks
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Shortwave-shorting shorts use silver to protect wedding tackle from radio-infested planet Move over, brain-cancer scare-mongers: a Brit physics graduate has taken the kind of material used to create anti-stink exercise gear, run it up as underwear, and is trying to flog it as a Faraday cage for mens’ wedding tackle.…

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ENTIRE UNIVERSE created in supercomputer. No, not THIS universe (probably)
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Do not mix with fairy cake and Total Perspective Vortex Researchers at MIT and Harvard have created a a giant virtual universe – 350 million light-years squared – which can be used to simulate the real universe’s development from 12 million years after the Big Bang to the present day, or around 13 billion years’ […]

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Copyright minister: Those missing TWO copyright exceptions? We’re still on track
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EU law niggles and other issues push them back beyond 1 June Just this morning it appeared that the government had quietly dropped two of the five changes it wants to make to UK copyright law – but copyright minister Viscount Younger has just released a statement saying it “remains firmly committed to implementing each […]

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Apple in talks to buy headphone maker Beats for $3.2B
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A tentative deal between the iPhone maker and Beats Electronics is reportedly in the works, and it could prove to be one of Apple’s biggest acquisitions yet.

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The Struggle To Ban Killer Robots
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Lasrick (2629253) writes “The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots is a year old; the same month is was founded, the UN’s special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions called for a moratorium on the development and deployment of autonomous lethal weapons while a special commission considered the issue. The campaign is succeeding at bringing […]

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Report: Apple to acquire Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion
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We’re not sure if this is how Apple will announce its acquisition of Beats Electronics, should the reported deal complete by next week, but we’re partial to it. According to a Financial Times report (subscription required), Apple is set to announce its acquisition of headphone manufacturer Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion “as early as next week.” The company, currently […]

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Four weeks on, huge swaths of the Internet remain vulnerable to Heartbleed
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Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock More than four weeks after the disclosure of the so-called Heartbleed bug found in a widely used cryptography package, slightly more or slightly less than half the systems affected by the catastrophic flaw remain vulnerable, according to two recently released estimates. A scan performed last month by Errata Security CEO Rob […]

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Uber and Google are just getting started
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​ ​This week, Google announced a huge update to its Maps app on Android and iOS, bringing new tools such as lane guidance along with one particularly intriguing feature: Uber integration. If you have the ride-sharing service’s app on your phone,…

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Itching To Spend Money On Shiny New Technology? | The …
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What are the steps to identify the most appropriate Travel Technology strategy in the different phases of travel business? This is what we talked about in.

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