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Clarke and Dawe: European Debt Crisis
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Clarke and Dawe: Quantitative Easing
Big industrial-strength printers, all facing the window

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Entries in Information Age (88)

Monday
Jun302014

What Facebook Got Wrong When Manipulating Users' Emotions 

Jim Probasco: FB’s big study proved “emotional contagion occurs without direct interaction between people, and in absence of nonverbal cues.” But it lacked just one little thing.

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Thursday
Jun262014

Google Glass Hacked, Can Record Everything You Stare At

You don’t need to break a code; you don’t need to capture a server. “Hardcore hackers wouldn’t even bother with it,” says one of the hackers. “They'd find access too easy.”

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Friday
Jun132014

The untimely end of San Francisco's Tech and Housing Bubbles 

“Recently, the billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla went hunting for one-bedroom apartments in San Francisco....” And then he opened his mouth.

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Friday
May232014

Cloud Wars: Now Even the CIA Slams IBM’s Technology

Our spoiled American tech heroes yearn to get those big-fat contracts with the Intelligence Community. But it seems IBM is far better at financial engineering than actual engineering.

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Wednesday
May212014

China Bans Windows 8 From Government Computers After Leaked Warning By Germany About Backdoor To NSA

The unthinkable just happened to Microsoft in China.

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Wednesday
May072014

Publisher to Students: Your Property Book is Not Your Property

By Daniel Nazer: If you bought a book, you own it. And you can legally resell it. That “first sale” doctrine is crucial to consumers. But it’s under threat in the digital realm, and now a publisher of printed textbooks too is stepping on students.

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Tuesday
Apr012014

I Just Got PayPal’s New Absolutely-No-Privacy-Ever Policy

Sunday, when no one was supposed to pay attention, PayPal sent its account holders an innocuous-sounding email with the artfully bland title, “Notice of Policy Updates.” PayPal didn’t want people to read it – lest they think the NSA is by comparison a group of choirboys.

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Wednesday
Mar262014

The Off-The-Shelf Surveillance State, even in Impoverished Ethiopia

By Eva Galperin and Danny O'Brien, Electronic Frontier Foundation: Sophisticated surveillance seems unlikely for one of the poorest countries. But now you can be spied on not only by the NSA but by any government with a few hundred-thousand bucks to spare.

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Saturday
Mar222014

American Tech Companies and NSA Spying: Contradictions, Lies, and Economic Consequences

By Rainey Reitman, Electronic Frontier Foundation: Obama met with US tech companies to contain the festering NSA scandal ... two days after NSA's Rajesh De stated that these companies had been willing participants in it, which they'd strenuously denied before.

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Wednesday
Mar192014

Los Angeles Cops Argue ALL Cars in LA Are Under Investigation

By Jennifer Lynch, Electronic Frontier Foundation: According to the L.A. Police Department and L.A. Sheriff’s Department, anyone driving a car in the greater Los Angeles Metropolitan area is part of a vast criminal investigation!

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Tuesday
Mar042014

Mexican Protest Website Shut Down by GoDaddy – with the US Embassy's Help

By Danny O'Brien, Electronic Frontier Foundation: The Mexican website 1dmx.org, set up in the wake of the protests against the inauguration of President Enrique Peña Nieto, included a campaign against proposed laws to criminalize protest – until it was taken down by GoDaddy, a US company, at the request of the US Embassy.

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Wednesday
Feb262014

Data Breaches Couldn’t Get Worse? Now An Onslaught Of Attacks On Healthcare Networks And Even Devices

By 4bitNEWS.com: Networks and devices operated by US healthcare providers are suffering from an onslaught of attacks, putting patient data - the most valuable data on the black market - and patients themselves at risk.

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Monday
Feb242014

Big Brother Surveillance Propagandist Arrested in California

By Dave Maass, Electronic Frontier Foundation: Corruption and graft in the surveillance industrial complex.

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Wednesday
Feb192014

Perfecting The Surveillance Society: Drive And Get Tracked (Via The National License-Plate Recognition Database)

By Jennifer Lynch, Electronic Frontier Foundation: Not the NSA, but the Department of Homeland Security is planning to build this monster. Never before has a federal agency proposed a dragnet of this size and scope, going after regular Americans on a routine basis.

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Tuesday
Feb112014

SPLAT: Sound Of IPO Highflyer Hitting Sidewalk After Smart Money Bails Out

The IPO scene is sizzling: 25 pre-IPO startups, dogged by puny revenues and hefty losses, have “valuations” from $1 billion to $10 billion. But post-IPO debacles, even in the immensely hyped Cloud and Big Data sector, are already hitting the sidewalk.

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Thursday
Feb062014

Cracks In The Tech Bubble (That Doesn’t Exist)

It’s “a technology everyone is going to have,” said a Bay Area real estate broker as he explained why realtors use drones to shoot aerial videos of high-end properties. And it’s illegal. But no one is going to be able to stop it, he implied.

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Tuesday
Jan282014

We Are Sleepwalking Towards A Cashless Society

By Don Quijones: Governments are seeking to reduce cash transactions. The reasons are obvious: as most countries struggle to rein in public spending, governments are frantically surveying their surroundings for anything of value to steal or pawn.

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Monday
Jan272014

Princeton to Facebook: "You Will Die" – Facebook to Princeton: "So Will You"

By Jim Probasco, Benzinga Staff Writer: Debunking academic studies that the media inflicts on its hapless readers. Or why you shouldn’t believe everything that comes out of Ivy League academia (hilarious but serious).

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Thursday
Jan232014

NSA's Mass Surveillance Patently Illegal and Must End

By Mark Rumold, Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation: The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, an independent and bipartisan panel appointed by the President, turns up the heat on the President. 

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Tuesday
Jan212014

THAT’s The Most Trusted, Reliable Tech Brand?

Jim Probasco, Benzinga Staff Writer: Consumers trust Microsoft more than Apple? More than Samsung or even Sony? Really? Based on a study by global analysis and advisory firm, Forrester Research, they do.

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