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posted in October 2014

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Comment: Re: Patents - Thomas Claburn - 10/31/2014
Facebook Adds Tor Support
News  |  10/31/2014
Facebook wants to allow people to use its service without being watched or censored. Is that some kind of privacy oxymoron?
Comment: Personal VPNs? - Thomas Claburn - 10/31/2014
HP's 3D Future: Sprout Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  10/31/2014
Take a look at HP's unusual "immersive PC," Sprout, and Multi Jet Fusion, a bold foray into 3D hardware.
HP Debuts Sprout Immersive PC, 3D Printer
News  |  10/30/2014
HP shows it can still innovate with a novel PC designed to scan physical objects and a printer designed to create physical objects.
Ad Clicks To Protest Online Tracking Surveillance?
News  |  10/29/2014
AdNauseam, an extension for the Firefox version of AdBlock Plus, clicks on blocked ads to throw bad data in path of online tracking.
Google Developing Disease Detection Pill
News  |  10/29/2014
Google X scientists hope to create a pill laden with nanoparticles to non-invasively identify diseases like cancer.
Dear Elon Musk: AI Demon Not Scariest
Commentary  |  10/29/2014
Elon Musk sees AI as a threat to our existence. I see more immediate problems.
Comment: security - Thomas Claburn - 10/27/2014
Comment: accountability - Thomas Claburn - 10/27/2014
Comment: Unlimited - Thomas Claburn - 10/27/2014
Amazon's Fire TV Stick Challenges Google Chromecast
News  |  10/27/2014
Amazon offers its latest streaming device for just $19 to Amazon Prime members for a two-day period.
Comment: hmm - Thomas Claburn - 10/24/2014
Comment: Re: Flashback - Thomas Claburn - 10/24/2014
Samsung Knox Is Weak, Researcher Says
News  |  10/24/2014
Samsung's Knox security software for Android devices handles passwords in a way that undermines encryption, an anonymous researcher says.
Facebook Rooms App Allows Any Identity
News  |  10/24/2014
An email address is all that's required to create a user account. Hello, retro chatrooms?
Twitter Debuts Fabric SDK For Mobile Developers
News  |  10/23/2014
Offering ads, analytics, and authentication, Fabric aspires to be the backend platform for mobile apps.
Comment: Re: Agreed - Thomas Claburn - 10/22/2014
Comment: Re: Evolution - Thomas Claburn - 10/22/2014
Comment: Re: Seriously? - Thomas Claburn - 10/22/2014
Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses
News  |  10/22/2014
New mapping service aims to improve accuracy of Maps data.
Google Buys Firebase, Fills Cloud Apps Hole
News  |  10/22/2014
Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.
Comment: that's a start - Thomas Claburn - 10/21/2014
Magic Leap Lands Google Funds
News  |  10/21/2014
Virtual reality startup collects $542 million in first round of financing, plans to create images in the air similar to R2D2's projection of Princess Leia in Star Wars.
IBM Lays Internet Of Things Foundation
News  |  10/21/2014
IBM is offering a set of APIs and cloud services through its BlueMix platform to simplify development for networked devices.
Comment: cash is king - Thomas Claburn - 10/20/2014
China Accused Of Attacking Apple iCloud
News  |  10/20/2014
Media freedom group GreatFire.org claims Apple's iCloud is being subject to a man-in-the-middle attack by China's censorship apparatus.
Apple SIM: Not Quite A Revolution
News  |  10/18/2014
The Apple iPad Air 2's inclusion of a SIM card that lets users choose among cellular data plans won't change the mobile industry all that much. Here's why.
10 Elegant Product Designs, Not By Apple
Slideshows  |  10/17/2014
Apple has made elegant design its calling card, but other companies can create gorgeous things, too.
Comment: You missed... - Thomas Claburn - 10/16/2014
Comment: So this is... - Thomas Claburn - 10/16/2014
Comment: Re: What? - Thomas Claburn - 10/16/2014
Apple Updates iPad, iMac, OS X, iOS
News  |  10/16/2014
iPad Air 2 gets slimmer and more powerful, while iMac gains a 5K Retina display.
9 Tech Companies As Ben & Jerry's Flavors
Commentary  |  10/15/2014
Get ready for Amazon Rainforest Crunch and IBM Big Blueberry Bonanza.
Comment: Re: no retina? - Thomas Claburn - 10/14/2014
Google Adds Chat Help For Tech Support
News  |  10/14/2014
Google addresses the IT gap among its small business customers by expanding Google for Work support options.
Comment: reform - Thomas Claburn - 10/14/2014
Comment: no retina? - Thomas Claburn - 10/14/2014
Mac OS X Yosemite: What's Missing?
News  |  10/13/2014
Mac OS X Yosemite is in beta, and we're not seeing everything we'd hoped for. Here are 10 improvements we wish Apple would include in its next operating system.
Apple Undervalued, Big Shareholder Argues
News  |  10/9/2014
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn wants Apple to buy even more of its own stock.
Comment: not evil but - Thomas Claburn - 10/7/2014
Comment: Invisibility - Thomas Claburn - 10/7/2014
Comment: Re: Fakes - Thomas Claburn - 10/7/2014
Print Your Own Touchscreen
News  |  10/7/2014
PrintScreen enables anyone to design and print ultra-thin touch-screens for mobile, wearable, and ubiquitous computing applications.
Navy Tests Swarming Autonomous Boats
News  |  10/7/2014
Navy sees "robot boats" as a way to better protect service members, improve defense capabilities, and cut costs.
Comment: Re: Perfect - Thomas Claburn - 10/6/2014
Comment: iOS 8 - Thomas Claburn - 10/6/2014
A Drone To Watch Over Me
News  |  10/6/2014
The Nixie wearable drone aims to turn selfies to stalkies.
Comment: Re: Chrome? - Thomas Claburn - 10/6/2014
Marriott Pays $600,000 For Jamming WiFi Hotspots
News  |  10/4/2014
Marriott International has agreed to settle an FCC complaint regarding blockage of guests' WiFi hotspots.
10 Great iOS 8 Features
Slideshows  |  10/4/2014
Forget the bugs. Apple's iOS 8 is full of useful improvements.
Comment: automation - Thomas Claburn - 10/3/2014
Ad Haters: The Backlash Against Google And Facebook
Commentary  |  10/3/2014
Social network Ello is capitalizing on discontent with online advertising.
Matchstick Tries To Outshine Chromecast
News  |  10/1/2014
Startup Match.tv aims to challenge reigning streaming media device makers with its open-hardware Matchstick plug-in.


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