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Google to mine a new source of data – tweets

Feb 5, 2015
Deal with Twitter means tweets will show up in real time via Google search.
Posted In: Google, Twitter
Federal Communication Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler waits for a hearing to begin in Washington, D.C.

Net neutrality rules face legal challenges

Feb 5, 2015
Proposal would reclassify Internet service providers as "telecommunications services."
Posted In: net neutrality, fcc, internet access

One man's mission to get 'comprised of' off Wikipedia

Feb 4, 2015
One editor has removed tens of thousands of one very specific error from the site.
Posted In: Wikipedia, language, editing

In prison, a cellphone is a dangerous weapon

Feb 4, 2015
For prison officials, blocking inmates' cellphone use is a top priority.
Posted In: cell phones, prisons, jail
Skycatch

An aerial map quest, with drones

Feb 3, 2015
Skycatch uses drones to obtain 3D images of construction sites.
Posted In: drones, commercial drones, photography

How an algorithm is taught to be prejudiced

Feb 3, 2015
Algorithms may be learning stereotypes – and abetting data discrimination.
Posted In: algorithms, discrimination, algorithm
Signage at the Dish Network booth at the 2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

FCC regulator: Don't dish out discounts to Dish

Feb 2, 2015
Dish is seeking to tap discounts the FCC sets aside for small businesses.
Posted In: fcc, spectrum, dish network

How do you solve a problem like censoring YouTube?

Feb 2, 2015
48 hours worth of video is uploaded every minute—Policing content is problematic.
Posted In: YouTube, censorship, internet censorship
Not this kind of bubble.

Tech IRL: The trouble with bubbles? They pop.

Jan 30, 2015
David Lazarus talks with Katie Benner, a tech columnist with Bloomberg View.
Posted In: Tech bubbles, IPOs, Uber, airbnb

I submit before the court: Exhibit smiley face

Jan 30, 2015
As the Silk Road trial continues, emoji head to the courtroom.
Posted In: emojis, Silk Road, bitcoin

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