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New Bill Being Proposed in California to Combat Burner Phones

Technology and the law are constantly racing, with each one taking steps to catch up with the other. From the arguments Apple and the FBI are having regarding privacy and encryption to something as simple as Segways…

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Hyperloop is Coming to Europe

With Elon Musk’s Hyperloop currently stalled on US soil, a crowdsourced engineering project could bring the ‘mass transit system of the future’ to three European countries. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has agreed a deal in Slovakia…

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California Moves to Ban Encrypted Phones

The state of California is looking to introduce new legislation that would see encrypted smartphones banned from sale and ownership. The bill, ZDNet reports, was introduced by Democratic California assembly member Jim Cooper and would require…

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Elon Musk Wants VW Forced to Produce Zero-Emission Vehicles

Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk – together with a group of 44 businesses and environmentalists – thinks that the punishment for Volkswagen’s lies regarding the exhaust emissions of its diesel cars should be to force the…

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Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Coming to Las Vegas Next Year

The first full prototype of Elon Musk’s revolutionary Hyperloop transportation system will begin construction in Las Vegas, Nevada, next year. The test track will be built across a stretch of 50-acres in the Mountain View Industrial…

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Big Brother Drone Is Watching Construction Workers

Big Brother is everywhere, from CCTV cameras on poles to the most cutting edge of democracy crushing surveillance which has been brought to you by the NSA, CIA, GCHQ and CITV, now a new American football…

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California Pot Smokers to Get Their Bitcoin-Paid-For Gear Delivered by Drone

New startup Trees will deliver marijuana, bought using Bitcoin, to Californian potheads via drone. San Francisco-based Trees allows cannabis smokers to order boxes of weed online, using either a computer or a smartphone, and have it…

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$75,000 Reward In Hunt For Drone Users

Drones are amazing devices, being able to fly a device throughout your garden and beyond, taking pictures that are breathtaking and near impossible for any one person to manage. The problems begin when users begin to…

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Google’s Bubble Car to Hit the Road this Summer

We follow autonomous cars quite closely, especially seeing that this could be the future of driving. Following our recent article on the safety record of Google’s other self-driving fleet, Google is now ready to unleash the…

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Google’s Self-Driving Cars are Better Drivers Than us

Self-driving cars are becoming more and more common everywhere we look (in news at least); the key player in this is Google. For the autonomous scheme to be accepted by California law, the company needs to…

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Every UFO Sighting Since 1933 Can be Viewed on an Interactive Map

Sightings of possible UFO activity has been increasing common the past century. However, even with their increase in number, they still remain an intriguing mystery. The last sighting of a UFO that went viral on the…

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A Team of Biohackers Figured out How to Inject Night Vision in Your Eyes

It looks like nothing comes with limits nowadays, having a group of independent researchers figuring out how to give night vision to humans and allow them to see over 50 meters in the dark for a…

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Delphi’s Driverless Car Preparing to Start Its Nationwide Journey

It looks like Delphi is looking to start pushing boundaries today by showing off the true potential of autonomous vehicle technology. The driverless car is set to begin a cross-country trip later today, having the starting…

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Pharell Wants to Play Dancing Man’s Part, Along With 1700 Women!

The internet has been buzzing recently, not about the colour of that stupid dress, I am of course talking about Dancing Man! After a cruel social media post, Cassandra Fairbanks of California set out on a…

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What is the Most Intagramed Place on Earth?

Why it’s “the happiest place on earth” – Disneyland of course! Yes, the original of Disney’s massively successful theme parks – Disneyland in Anaheim, California, is the most Instagramed place on earth. The company released a…

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Media Lobby Indoctrination Turns into Education

About a year ago it was reported that the MPAA and RIAA were building a curriculum, targeted at kids from kindergarten through sixth grade in California, to teach about copyright law. This was however highly criticized…

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Google Building World’s Fastest Computer Using Quantum Technology

Google have joined forces with researchers at the University of California Santa Barbara to develop “quantum computing” technology. The technology is still highly technical and a lot of it is also theoretical, but the potential for…

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New Law Requires Smartphones to Come with Killswitch

A new law passed in California on Monday will require smartphones to come with a remote kill switch to render them useless in case of theft or lost. The reason for the new law is the…

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California Gov. Brown Signs Bill Legalizing Bitcoin, Other Cryptocurrencies

California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed bill AB 129 into law, which legalizes Bitcoin and other digital cryptocurrencies inside of California. Legally, the State of California had legislation that didn’t make it legal to use “anything…

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Real Life Breaking Bad? 64 Year Old Busted For Meth Lab In Retirement Community

In a true story that seems a bit to “Breaking Bad” for my liking an old white American man was arrested for the possession of a significant amount of methamphetamine. After arresting the man, Robert Short…

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Nano-Cooling Breakthrough Achieved By Intel And Berkley

University of California researchers at Intel and Berkley reported to have made a breakthrough in cooling microchips by using a combination of carbon nanotubes, which we previously reported that Japanese researchers found a way to mass…

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NZXT Talk Us Through The New H440 Chassis

We speak with Rob Teller; one of NZXT’s product managers as he takes us through the brand new H440, their latest chassis to hit the market. If you’re after something that is that bit different, but…

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Zeppelins Returning As Cargo Carriers In Europe By 2016

Zeppelins used to be kings of the sky, and new it looks like in the next couple of years the classic airship will be making a come back in a big way. Cargolux’s new generation of…

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Woman Gets Ticket For Wearing Google Glass While Driving

Well it was only a matter of time before something like this happened, a woman in California has been given a ticket for driving while wearing Google Glass! Now that isn’t in its self an illegal…

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Google Implements New “Hummingbird” Search Algorithm

On Google’s 15th anniversary, they introduced a new search algorithm to its giant search engine. According to Google, this change to the core algorithm is its biggest since the launch of Caffeine in 2010. Google senior vice president, Amit Singhal,…

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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt Buys Sex Penthouse

When we are looking for a place to have a side relationship we just go out and buy a penthouse, we don’t need to purchase a house, go to a motel room, or even the back…

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Using Hands-on GPS While Driving In Californa Is Now Illegal

The lawmakers in the state of California have passed a new law which made it illegal for one to check their hands on GPS systems while driving in the hopes it will prevent most of the…