Want to crack down on the Neo-Nazi movement? There’s an app for that. German authorities have created a new app, dubbed Nazi Shazam, that is intended to help curb the Neo-Nazi movement.
The app operates similar to the popular Shamaz …Read More »
The Affordable Health Care Act has definitely had a tumultuous couple of months. Finally it seems to be working for the most part and on Monday it was able to handle a million users, though there are still some bugs …Read More »
As a follow-up to a year long study on mobile device privacy standards, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is going to scrutinize the use of facial recognition software and the effect it will have on privacy. This comes …Read More »
Finally, after a few months and a tremendous effort to fix the Affordable Health Care Act’s website, it seems that it is finally running smoothly, for the most part.
The debacle over the HealthCare.gov website and how many problems it …Read More »
The US government is being ordered to pay $50 million to Apptricity for violating a licensing agreement and spreading Apptricity’s software among its military ranks without actually paying for it.
The software, which tracks supplies and troops, was authorized for …Read More »
Healthcare.gov website is practically a huge disaster for the Obama administration, and with only three days left to fix all the kinks, it appears things might not turn out well before the final day. Apparently, the website is moving to …Read More »
The activist group known as Anonymous, sometimes referred to as hacktivists given that their members are known to hack to into various institutions when trying to get a specific point across, are gaining the FBI’s attention for hacking into American …Read More »
In a move that will be surprising to absolutely no one who has been paying attention to China’s government in the past, the Chinese government is apparently actively considering how they can further control internet usage in China and input …Read More »
Homeland Security told to disclose how it can shut down cellular networks and wireless signals in an area
A court in Washington, D.C. has ordered The US Department of Homeland Security to reveal details on exactly how “Standard Operating Procedure 303″ works. With this procedure Homeland Security is able to shut down wireless signals as well as cellular …Read More »
The American government is now taking a much closer look at Bitcoin and hiring a team of experts to help them understand the new currency.
The team is comprised of operatives from the Congress, skilled in dealing with the political …Read More »
Even more details are trickling out as far as the extent to which the American government is going to companies such as Google and asking for user information.
I emphasize trickling in because right now we only have details on …Read More »
Recently China has held their “Third Plenum”, which was a meeting that took place over a four day period and 204 full Communist Party Central Committee members were in attendance, as well as over 150 alternates.
While information about the …Read More »
The City of Los Angeles is accepting proposals for free citywide WiFi. That’s right, after months of batting around the idea, LA is moving forward.
Creating a city wide network is not going to be a quick, simple project. In …Read More »
Like other major tech companies have done since Edward Snowden’s revelations on the NSA, Apple has released its first transparency report on user data. The report outlines the requests for users’ data it received from the government for the first …Read More »
Want a better local search when you are on your smartphone, tablet, or computer? Google does too and the only way you and they are going to get what they want is by getting the local governments to be a …Read More »
Tim Cook, Apple’s Chief Executive Office, wrote in the Wall Street Journal about how he was in favor of the US government passing an anti-discrimination bill that would target discrimination that takes place in the work place, notably discrimination against …Read More »
Virtual Private Networks, or VPN, is supposed to give you that added sense of security when you are online. When your route your internet browsing through a VPN server you encrypt the connection making it harder for hackers to obtain …Read More »
Back in the year of 2012, the U.S government raided Megaupload and shutdown the service after a long investigation. With the shutting down of Megaupload, 10.75 million legitimate files were sent to the graveyard, according to new research from Boston’s …Read More »
Congress has shut down the US government and you’re not handling it very well, so what to do? How about taking a sip of that beer in your hand, and give Congress a call via DrunkCallCongress. These guys will hook …Read More »
The NSA is working on a massive data center to aid the agency in its surveillance operations, but this particular data center is going through some hard times. According to the Wall Street Journal, the new data center experienced 10 …Read More »
According to a report by BBC, Scientists and researchers at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) in the U.S. managed to have surpassed a fundamental milestone on the way to the vital goal of attaining self-sustaining nuclear fusion. You might …Read More »
Since all the madness with the NSA spying on Americans and other folks around the world, we’re confident some of you have been seeking out more secure ways to traverse the Internet. Well, until John McAfee grace us with $100 …Read More »
Control-Alt-Delete is one of those shortcuts we’ve been using on our Windows based computer for ages thinking this is how things were meant to be from the beginning. Apparently, that is not the case according to Microsoft chairman and co-founder, …Read More »
Due to the shutdown of the U.S. government, several agency websites such as The FTC, USDA, NASA and the Library of Congress, are all out of commission for the time being. Others are still being updated but not on a …Read More »
The Senate Judiciary Committee last week approved a new version of the proposed media shield law, forging a compromise on who should be protected from having to reveal their journalistic sources in court. The amended bill, which is now clear …Read More »