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Apple transparency reports allude to Patriot Act demands

A "warrant canary" stating that Apple has "never received an order" under the Patriot Act is missing from its latest two reports -- suggesting such demands have been made.

By September 18, 2014

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In 2025, our lovers will be robots

A new Pew Report examines the world in the near future. It'll be one in which robots aren't confined to machine-like tasks.

By August 15, 2014

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Twitter acquires Madbits for 'deep learning' skills

The microblogging platform snaps up Madbits, a startup focused on computer vision and dynamic search technology.

By July 30, 2014

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Amazon eyeing unlimited book subscriptions for $9.99 a month

A website that's since been taken down points to a service called Kindle Unlimited with unlimited access to e-books and audiobooks.

By July 16, 2014

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New Zealand ISP's 'Global Mode' gives users access to Netflix and more

New Zealand service provider Slingshot is making it easier than ever for its users to circumvent the geoblocking on services such as Netflix and Hulu.

By July 7, 2014

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New apps bring speed reading to iOS

With a Spritz-powered ePub reader and a similar app for Web content, you might double or even triple your reading speed.

By June 16, 2014

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Court rules police need warrant for cell phone location tracking

A federal court of appeals rules that cell phone carriers have no obligation to hand over users' location history without a warrant.

By June 11, 2014

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Welcome to the iUniverse

Forget hardware. Apple's next big 'product' might be another ecosystem.

By May 30, 2014

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Rumor roundup: What to expect from Amazon's new streamer

Amazon is holding a press conference on Wednesday, April 2nd, where it is widely rumored that the company will announce a streaming video device. Here's what the Internet rumor mill says we'll see.

By March 31, 2014

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What if we become as stupid as machines?

Ray Kurzweil, the man who promises "Singularity" between man and machine, speaks of it as being a wonderful thing. But is it? Even remotely?

By February 23, 2014