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Silicon Tally: Our romance is off the Hinges

Dec 19, 2014
How well have you kept up with the week in tech news?
Movie posters for the premiere of the film "The Interview" at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.

The Sony hack, dissected

Dec 16, 2014
Hosts Kai and Ben Johnson discuss lingering questions surrounding the Sony hack.
Posted In: sony hacks, Sony, the interview, email
One of Facebook's "daily average people."

Facebook 'users' are now 'people'

Dec 15, 2014
We're all just Facebook 'people' these days.
Posted In: Facebook
Film actress Bessie Love whistles whilst "cooking." circa 1929.

Tech IRL: The professional kitchen at home

Dec 12, 2014
Our kitchens are getting a whole lot tech-ier – and not just in restaurants.
Posted In: Tech

Book publisher experiments with Twitter sales

Dec 12, 2014
Hachette Book Group tries out a buy button on its Twitter account.
Posted In: Hachette, publishing, Amazon, Twitter
A selection of 1950s toy robots for an auction of TV and movie toy memorabilia.

Silicon Tally: Robots ate my adspace

Dec 12, 2014
How well have you kept up with the week in tech news?
For the record: Adriene Hill has clearly not purchased any Instagram followers.

What's the value of a fake social media follower?

Dec 11, 2014
Instagram plans to delete fake accounts, who'll miss them?
Posted In: Twitter, followers, fake, bots
Sony Pictures Studios this month in Los Angeles.

Cyber-crime fighters profit in a 'hacked economy'

Dec 9, 2014
Companies that may profit most are those that can quickly detect and contain breaches.
Posted In: data breach, cybersecurity, Sony

'Botnets' are costing advertisers billions

Dec 9, 2014
Ads are linked to how many people see them, but "botnet" computer networks inflate the numbers.
Posted In: robot, hackers, advertisements
David H. Koch is pictured clapping. He and his brother, Charles G. Koch and others have invested in a data company.

The Kochs: Big brothers of personal data

Dec 9, 2014
Their new investment could make the Kochs more powerful than the RNC or DNC.
Posted In: Koch brothers, politics, big data
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