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Data is the money maker in the IoT | Technology's Legal Edge
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Data generated through Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are expected to be its main source of income, but needs forward looking privacy rules to be fu.

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Vivaldi Is A Slick New Browser For Internet Addicts
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In the beginning, there was Netscape. Then came Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and the love-it-or-hate-it Chrome. Now, there’s a new competitor in the war to capture your online attention, a stripped-back browser built from the ashes of Opera and designed for power users. Read more…

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Is Kitkat Killing Lollipop Uptake?
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BarbaraHudson writes Remember how Windows XP was “good enough” that people took forever to upgrade? The same might be happening with Kitkat vs Lollipop. “According to Google’s latest Google Play Store results for early January 2015, less than 0.1 percent of all Android devices were using Lollipop. By comparison, the last major Android release 4.4, […]

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Watch Jimmy Kimmel Trick People Into Thinking a $20 Casio Is the iWatch
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Apple’s iWatch is a wonderful amazing revolutionary product that does not exist. But it feels like it’s just around the corner, doesn’t it? Like it’s hiding in plain sight. Which is why it’s hilarious to watch Jimmy Kimmel dupe people into thinking a dummy Casio is Apple’s rumored smartwatch. Read more…

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Mozilla Will Ship Its First Rust Component In Firefox 48
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Softpedia: Mozilla announced today plans to ship its first ever Rust code with the production releases of Firefox. The first ever Rust components will arrive in Firefox 48, scheduled for release on August 2, 2016. After teasing Rust features last year, the Mozilla Foundation announced today that Firefox […]

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You could soon access Congress' browsing history, for free     – CNET
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Cards Against Humanity creator Max Temkin warns against crowdfunding the purchase of Congress browsing data — he intends to buy it and make it freely available.

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SEF: Data Through Good Friday | Clarus Financial Technology
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Good Friday marked the end of the 29th week of SEF trading. As with most holiday weeks, volume dropped off. But how about the larger trend over the past 6 weeks? DATA. Lets first look at SEFView for the most recent 6 …

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KQED Science: Dr. Abramson Interviewed on NPR About …
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Dr. Abramson was interviewed on NPR Morning Edition by Amy Standen yesterday about the role of wearable technology and health apps in the doctor's.

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Mobile carriers aren’t doing enough to fight robocalls, senators say
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(credit: Federal Trade Commission) Two US senators are urging the mobile phone industry to fight robocalls and texts by creating a database of phone numbers that have been reassigned from one customer to another. Reassigned numbers are one of the major contributors to unwanted calls and texts, and carriers haven’t done enough to fight the problem, […]

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