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Warrant Used To Track Users Through Tor Invalidated

When it was revealed that an NIT (network investigative technique) had been used to track people across Tor, people were worried about just how they had got permission to deploy such a far sweeping piece of…

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Microsoft Is Suing The US Government Over Cloud Data Searches

Microsoft is but one of many technology firms that have recently moved their focus from internal hard drives to the cloud, allowing people to access their data from anywhere in the world given the right details.…

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FBI Calls Off Court Hearing With Apple Because They Might Have Another Solution

The battle between Apple and the FBI could soon be over with the FBI calling off a court hearing. After several hearings with Congress, the story may finally be over with the latest meeting between Apple…

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Robots Used To Help At Fukushima’s Nuclear Plant Are Burning Out

Five years ago an earthquake triggered a 10-meter high Tsunami that crashed into Japan. One of the buildings affected by this wall of water was Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, ultimately resulting in a meltdown that…

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China Looking at Creating “Precrime” System

When people start to think about digital surveillance and their data stored online, they think about cases such as Apple vs the FBI where modern technology is used to try track down criminals or find out more…

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Google Allowing Twitter Like Posts Straight From Businesses

Google is not one to shy away from experimenting with new features and thanks to someone’s keen eyes they’ve even spotted that you could see twitter like posts in your google searches. Similar to their mobile…

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Illumina – The Google of DNA

We have all used Google and other search engines to find everything from that news article we told our friends about the other day to the cute cat video that we just can’t stop watching. We…

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ASUSTOR NAS Adds Comprehensive Search App QuikFynd

ASUSTOR’s latest NAS feature could be one of the most useful features yet to be added, but it does come with a few things that you should pay attention to before you get too excited. The…

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Judge Says Stingrays “Are Simply Too Powerful” Without Rules

Stingrays have become one of the most contested ways of digital surveillance since they became public knowledge last year. The devices act like mobile phone towers, simulating their actions while allowing them to intercept and identify…

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Judge Votes in Favour of Apple in Bag Check Lawsuit

Sometimes we get asked to do weird things for work, some of them are as simple as working a couple of extra hours and some of them are a little more extreme, such as asking for…

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Mythbusters Cancelled After 14 Seasons

Mythbusters have graced our TV’s for years and have shown thousands of experiments. The hosts, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, have spent hours on screen taking tales and myths to the workshop, hoping to prove or disprove…

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California’s Legal System Now Supports Digital Privacy

In recent years, there has been a big uproar courtesy of a certain reveal by a man named Edward Snowden, regarding digital privacy. To be more precise, it was about the lengths that groups went to…

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Homeland Security Stopped This Library From Making Tor Available to Public

Browsing online became a service that people watched more carefully after Edward Snowden revealed the extent at which our online activity was being monitored, from every web address to the very content of our private and…

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Google’s New Logo Is Tiny In Bytes Compared To Its Predecessor

If you haven’t noticed, Google has recently launched a new logo with the aim of integrating all its services into one banner and to also add compatibility for the multitude of devices which are available on…

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Meet Google’s New Logo

The transformation of Google over the last decade as been nothing short of miraculous, this has included a myriad of services which have combined into one huge conglomerate. Now, Google have also changed their logo, which…

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North Dakota Police Will Utilize Weaponised Drones

Drones used to be a thing of the future, small robotic creatures that would fly around and swarm the skies. They would be included in Hollywood blockbusters such as Terminator and even the ones where they…

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Google Could Begin Searching Your Desktop’s Local Files

Google has recently filed a patent listing with the USPTO entitled, “Computer Application Data in Search Results” which catalogues search results across the internet, cloud and local storage. This means Google will be able to search through your data…

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How To Turn Bing System Web Results Off in windows 10

Windows 10 with Cortana has been received with mixed reactions due to certain bugs and privacy issues, but users have also found another annoying feature which integrates with a system file search. If you would like…

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High Court Marks DRIPA Law As Illegal

In recent years, technology and the law have been at heads about what is right and what is wrong. This ranges from is it legal to use drones for public use or even to deliver your…

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Google’s Search Practices go Under the Microscope

Do you find that when you use a search engine that all of the results come from a single source or are favoured from a particular review site? Well, that’s what Tim Wu, Columbia Law School…

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Google Aims To Help Victims Who Have Pictures Posted Without Consent

The internet is a large place, and with it people can read and post a lot of information or content with every little often stopping them or even knowing about it before it’s too late. Google…

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QNAP Brings Google Like Search Feature to Your Own NAS

It can be really troublesome finding just the right file that you are looking for when you got million of files in terabyte of data stored on your NAS, but that task just got a little…

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Searching The Internet? Try These Useful Hints and Tips

Every day we use the internet to search for things. Be it for a website or news article or even a new set of clothes, yet few people know of these little tips and tricks that…

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Use of Search Engines In Exams, is it Inevitable?

The executive of one of the UK’s major exam boards is facing criticism after suggesting that the use of Google in exams should be allowed. Mark Dawe, an executive of the Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations…

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Google’s Mobile Search Now Gives Priority to Mobile Enabled Websites

Google announced in February that they were going to optimize their mobile phone search results. Today their developers released that update. When you search Google on a mobile device the search results will be different. The…

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Google Search Algorithm to Favour Mobile-Friendly Sites

From 21st April, Google will make a major change to its search algorithm which will favour mobile-friendly websites in its search rankings when viewed from a smartphone or tablet. When a mobile user uses Google to…

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Facebook AI – How It Will Effect The Content You Consume

AI is a big focus for companies like Facebook. Every time you load your news feed, some kind of algorithm is working hard to curate the best content for you. Have your closest friends shared a…