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Florida Rules Police Can’t Track Cellphones Without Warrant

Oct 23, 14 Florida Rules Police Can’t Track Cellphones Without Warrant

Posted by in Technology

Florida's Supreme Court has barred police from track suspects via cellphone signals without a warrant. "Because cellphones are indispensable to so many people are normally carried on one's person, cellphone tracking can easily invade the right to privacy in on'e home or other private ares," Chief Justice Jorge Labarga wrote Thursday in the 5-2 ruling.

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Take A Look At “Your Life On Earth”

A new BBC tool can help us to look at the changing face of the dynamic natural world, using our own life as context. The videos, images and beautifully presented data help us to understand how, since we were born, humans have changed, the Earth has changed, and how humans have changed the Earth.

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Get Smarter With The NEO Neurophone

Have you ever wanted to be smarter? To have an easier time absorbing and retaining information? Of course. We all have at some point. Unfortunately, the mind can be a lot trickier to exercise than the body. If only there were a device that could help us along, something that could boost our IQ and improve our overall state of mind. There is.

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Apple Automatically Collecting User Search, Location Data

Oct 21, 14 Apple Automatically Collecting User Search, Location Data

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Apple Inc. began collecting any search term entered into the address bar of its Safari Web browser with a major update it began distributing on Thursday, according to multiple experts who have examined the code. In addition, Apple is collecting the location of users who conduct a search as well as those queries in the "Spotlight" search function in OS X Yosemite.

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A Pocket-Sized Cloaking Device For Online Anonymity

Oct 20, 14 A Pocket-Sized Cloaking Device For Online Anonymity

Posted by in Juxtaposed In Japan, Technology

A Kickstarter project is aiming to help Internet users to remain anonymous with a small, pocket-sized device; and it looks set to be successful in those aims given that with weeks still to go in the funding window it has already raised over half a million dollars, well above the goal of $7,500.

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Amazon’s Same-Day Grocery Service Is About A Lot More Than Groceries

Oct 19, 14 Amazon’s Same-Day Grocery Service Is About A Lot More Than Groceries

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Amazon is moving into a competitive area where even existing supermarket chains are having trouble turning a profit, due to the high cost of retail space and advertising. But as Amazon prepares a midtown Manhattan warehouse, there could be a number of fringe benefits for Jeff Bezos’ e-commerce empire. AmazonFresh is about a lot more than groceries.

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Can Social Media Prevent Drug Use From Becoming Abuse?

Oct 19, 14 Can Social Media Prevent Drug Use From Becoming Abuse?

Posted by in Health, Technology

The National Institutes of Health has granted more than $11 million in awards to researchers exploring the use of social media to advance the understanding, prevention, and treatment of substance use and addiction.

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Quantum Communications Is One Step Closer

Oct 18, 14 Quantum Communications Is One Step Closer

Posted by in Technology

A disruptive, new form of universal and ubiquitous communication, right out of science fiction, that utilizes quantum mechanics, has taken another step toward displacing the internet, cable, telephone, wireless, cellular, WIFI, satellite, Ethernet, and broadcast TV and radio networks.

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Ads Are Coming To Snapchat This Weekend

Oct 18, 14 Ads Are Coming To Snapchat This Weekend

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Snapchat Inc., the maker of an app for sending messages that vanish after a few seconds, is set to unveil its advertising model this weekend in the United States. The app has not been monetized and until now was ad-free. In an announcement, the company said "it’s going to feel a little weird at first, but we’re taking the plunge."

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FBI Claims ‘Dark’ Smartphone Technology Could Hinder Good Guys

Oct 17, 14 FBI Claims ‘Dark’ Smartphone Technology Could Hinder Good Guys

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Technological data are becoming so encrypted that law enforcement agents are now having difficulty legally obtaining the information they need to catch criminals, the head of the FBI warned Thursday.

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