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We’re all pretty familiar with Google’s Street View by now, and there’s a good chance that we might even take it for granted. But getting all the images necessary to make it happen takes some hard work from guys like the Street View Car or even the Street View Trike.…Read More »
Google has just captured their first skyscraper on Street View — and they started with a big one. Using customized versions of their Street View Trekker and Trolley, a team from Google spent three days capturing high-quality 360-degree panoramic images of the Burj Khalifa.…Read More »
Google Reader is almost gone, so the race to find a suitable alternative is on. Many folks are turning to Feedly, Flipboard, Pulse or even Digg’s new service. If this next rumor turns out to be true, some folks may soon be turning to a new reader service from Facebook.…Read More »
If you were worried that Google Reader’s demise would leave you with a lack of RSS reader options, you were horribly wrong — it’s almost as if there’s a new one every week! And this week, it’s AOL’s turn. After a brief tease last week, the company has simultaneously revealed and launched its own RSS reader service called AOL Reader.…Read More »
Okay, I know I told you to guess what number one was but I couldn’t help it — and you probably knew already anyway. Unsurprisingly, Game of Thrones is once again the most pirated TV show at the end of the spring season.…Read More »
One of Facebook’s archival features has accidentally exposed the contact information of around 6 million of its users. This includes email addresses and phone numbers that users may or may not have wanted shared with all their contacts.
The security bug comes from Facebook’s archive feature, which you can see pictured below.…Read More »
Apparently, Google is preparing to launch a proprietary service of their own like Craigslist, which allows users to list and sell used goods. The service is purportedly called Google Mine, and much of the information was gathered from a leak. Of course, that means this is a big ol’ rumor, so it’s possible these speculations are way out in left field.…Read More »
The New York Times is reporting that in 2008, Skype launched a top secret program called “Project Chess.” It’s goal? To make Skype users’ calls “more readily available to intelligence agencies and law enforcement officials.”
Just to emphasize how confidential this project was (or was supposed to be anyway), only around a dozen people at the company reportedly knew about it.…Read More »
By the end of 2014, customers in the UK will have filters for pornographic content as the default setting from their ISPs. In other words, all internet users in the United Kingdom will have porn blocked, and all customers who want to view porn will have to manually opt out of the filtering/block.…Read More »
Even the Man of Steel cannot win against our Google Overlords.Read More »
US officials say PRISM surveillance program helped prevent terrorist plots in more than 20 countries
US intelligence officials sent Congress a document over the weekend in regards to recently discovered PRISM mass surveillance program. The Senate Intelligence Committee made the document public in an attempt to explain the massive government data collection program which was recently uncovered.…Read More »
US government has “tapped directly into international fiber optic internet cables”, does not have direct access to tech company servers
When details on the NSA’s secret surveillance program called PRISM first emerged, much of the fear stemmed from the idea that the government had “direct access” to the servers of major tech companies like Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Apple. Many of the companies unsurprisingly denied allegations of direct access to their users’ data.…Read More »
Google’s Project Loon aims to cover the world in a network of balloons to give everyone internet access
Google’s X labs are responsible for the more “out-there” ideas we’ve seen from the company like Google Glass and the self-driving cars. They’ve even considered researching on making teleportation a thing. Now, they’ve unveiled Project Loon — and it sounds just as crazy as everything else they’ve announced.…Read More »
Feedly isn’t wasting any time. With a couple of weeks to spare before Google shuts down its beloved Reader service, Feedly has announced that it’s in the process of finalizing the migration of its users from the Google Reader backend to the brand new Feedly cloud.…Read More »
I’m sure we all know a person or two who needs to go here.Read More »
Cats vs dogs war coming in 5… 4… 3… 2… 1…Read More »
“Congratulations Travis. Did you mean: Congratulations Traitor?”Read More »
Are you outraged at snooping vis-a-vis NSA? Let the world hear it on social networks!Read More »
Share settings: “Close Friends and the CIA”, “Only the CIA”, “Only me and the CIA”, “Friends and the CIA”, “Public”Read More »
Before anything else, let me first warn you that a couple of seconds in this video are slightly NSFW.
Created by artist Nicolas Maigret, “The Pirate Cinema” is an installation of sorts that gives an awesome if not a little disorienting look at worldwide piracy.…Read More »
Sick and tired of fanboys bickering about how the phone they purchased is better? Well, why don’t we take a look at a different kind of feud — one between the the companies themselves.
Just a few a days ago, HTC’s UK Twitter account boasted about its win at the Mobile Awards where the HTC One won “Hottest phone of 2013.” They included a nice little slight at end at Samsung Mobile UK, who wasted no time retaliating.…Read More »
You’re probably well aware by now that you can get practically everything you need from Amazon these days. But did you know that you could soon be getting your groceries delivered straight to your door from Amazon as well?
AmazonFresh is Amazon’s online grocery delivery service that’s been in testing since 2007.…Read More »
According to a study, more than a third of recent marriages got their start thanks to the internet. It’s to be expected really, since technology has increasingly become such a big part of our everyday lives. These days, who doesn’t have constant access to the internet?…Read More »
EA’s digital distribution platform is not exactly loved by the gaming community. It is clear, however, that EA is trying to compete with Valve’s Steam, another popular distribution platform. Though, Origin has nothing on Steam in terms of functionality and support; when you factor in some of the incredible deals that Steam offers, and take into account how much more robust Valve’s game catalog is- the winner between the two is obvious.…Read More »
A couple of the major Hollywood studios have asked Google to remove the homepage of Kim Dotcom’s Mega from Google search results. This includes NBC Universal and Warner Bros, who are claiming that their copyrighted content is hosted on the URL (http://mega.co.nz) and want it taken down.…Read More »
After discovering Wikipedia sometime after its launch 12 years ago, it’s hard for me to imagine the world without it. But YouTube user Squirrel-Monkey has imagined it in a completely different decade and place. Could you see Wikipedia running in DOS, as freeware, in the 1980s?…Read More »
Yahoo! shutting down Mail Classic, forcing users to switch to new Mail version which scans emails for ads
A federal judge has ordered Google to release customer data to the FBI. This is interesting because the FBI has no warrant for the information, and typically warrants are required in the United States for law enforcement to access such data.…Read More »