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​How a French vacation shows we need high-tech addresses

Even in the Net era, physical addresses are important in mature and developing economies. That's why companies like Google and What3words offer global location-encoding systems.

By May 10, 2015

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​Sigfox finds partners for its contrarian network tech

Messages just 12 bytes long seem absurdly short for networking. But they're the foundation for this French company's growing network business.

By March 4, 2015

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Website exposes thousands of security cameras to prove ease-of-breach

Insecam streams home video footage to illuminate weak security protocols.

By November 10, 2014

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5 Chrome tricks for power users

Ready to exercise your supreme Chrome skills? Learn how to set your location, easily view cached pages, and more!

By August 22, 2014

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Working Pip-Boy 3000 designed for astronauts

A 3D-printed prototype wearable designed for astronauts takes its inspiration directly from the screens of the Fallout series.

By May 12, 2014

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Get coordinates, quick directions in new Google Maps

It's nice to see Google bringing old features back to Google Maps.

By February 28, 2014

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Tinder flaw may have exposed members' exact whereabouts for months

For much of 2013, the dating application was a little too forthcoming with users' locations, according to security researchers.

By February 19, 2014

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New image of Mars crater is, well, striking

The violent impact of a space rock on the Martian surface creates a compellingly beautiful image, but good thing no one's home up there.

By February 6, 2014

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Garmin launches new dash cams at CES, GPS optional

Garmin's new dashboard cameras automatically record fender benders, bumps, and road incidents in HD.

By January 6, 2014

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John Lennon gets his own Mercury impact crater

John Lennon's name is now part of a heavenly body, with the pop-rocker joining some esteemed company on Mercury's surface.

By December 20, 2013