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TMZ Falls Victim to Malvertising Campaign

Malicious online activity in the form of hacks, malware and viruses have seen an exponential increase over the past 5 years, the rise in the number of consumers online coupled with a lax understanding concerning the dangers…

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Elon Musk Believes We Need to Build More Tunnels to Alleviate Traffic Congestion

Elon Musk is quite a vocal figure in the technology world and known for making some rather intriguing predictions.  Recently, Musk answered a number of questions during the Hyperloop Design Competition awards ceremony across a wide range…

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See How the BMW EnLighten App May Help You in Traffic

Traffic lights could become a nightmare in heavy traffic, to the point where you never know if you can send a quick text or take a sip of your morning coffee before the light ahead changes.…

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Is E-Ink The Future of Remote Controlled Traffic Signs?

Wouldn’t it be better to have signs that change themselves when you want to if you live in a city with a lot of traffic or events? Sydney’s State of New South Wales’ Road and Maritime…

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Google Wants to Predict the Calories in Your Food

We’ve heard that Facebook is keen on finding talented people in the AI field by opening a new research lab in Paris, but what is Google up to with its own AI research? The latest news…

Google Maps now fully available offline

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Traffic Alerts and Alternate Routes Now Available in Google Maps

If you are planning to take a trip in the near future or are already on the road, you might consider taking a look at what Google Maps has to offer. The search giant has just…

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Secret Service Agencies Wanted to Put Malware on Your Android Phones

I don’t think it will be a shock to hear about yet another way government agencies try to spy on people, but they are getting bolder day after day it seems. A recently leaked document by…

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GitHub Gets Hit by the Biggest DDoS Attack in Site’s History

GitHub, the popular website used for projects spanning from game engines to security applications and even web app frameworks, is apparently suffering the biggest DDoS attack in the website’s history, which they believe to originate from…

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Google Targets Firefox Users with Special Warnings

Mozilla users will soon see a new message in Google’s search engine urging them to switch their default search engine to Google. Users can also choose to ignore the message and hide it until clearing the…

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Robocops Being Used as Traffic Police!

In the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, drivers are constantly ignoring traffic laws. Since 2007 there have been a staggering 2276 fatalities due to dangerous driving in the city, a number that is completely…

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Cadillac Video Rearview Mirrors Standard from 2016

From 2016 the Cadillac CT6 will feature video rearview mirrors as standard. The vehicle will be the first car to feature such technology on all models. The camera will be of “high dynamic range” allowing drivers to…

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New Traffic Lights Let You Play Pong

Meet the ActiWait, the new product behind an Indiegogo campaign that promises to let you play Pong while waiting to cross the road. The concept is the result of work by 3 German design students that…

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Driverless Cars to Be Tested in Four UK Cities

Driverless cars will be tested in 4 UK cities starting 1st January. Coventry, Bristol, Milton Keynes and Greenwich in south-east London will be the first to see the vehicles hit public roads. The Chancellor of the…

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35% of All US Internet Traffic Comes from Netflix

A new report says that 35% of all US internet traffic, on average during peak hours, comes from Netflix. A study was conducted by a company called Sandvine, best known for building ISP equipment. They said…

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Comcast and Verizon Lowered Speed to Cogent below 0.5Mbps

New detailed measurements have been released displaying exactly how much throttling of traffic was done by major US ISP’s Comcast and Verizon through to Cogent – a backbone operator of Netflix traffic. As almost everyone in…

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Hacker Diverts Traffic from 19 ISPs to Steal a Large Sum of Bitcoins

It is said that researchers over at Dell’s SecureWorks security division have uncovered a series of hacking attempts in which a bitcoin thief redirected a portion of online traffic from 19 ISPs, including data from Amazon,…

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Jaguar Working on Self-Learning Smart Car Personal Assistant

There have been a lot of talks about smart cars and their ability to make driving a lot safer suing self-driving technologies in order to eliminate human distractions and error from roads. There will even be…

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Statistics Reveal that The Pirate Bay Traffic has Doubled Despite ISP Blocks… Problem?

Some ISP providers have been told by the government to block the popular torrent website, The Pirate Bay, due to its infringing content. Media groups all around the world have been battling piracy constantly and state…

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Hackers Use ‘The Cloud’ to Control Malware and Botnets

Security firm Trend Micro has apparently revealed new evidence of botnets and malware not only being hosted in the cloud, but also being remotely controlled from cloud servers. The main goal for hackers has been revealed…

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Police Conduct Traffic Stop on Vehicle With Superman Driving

The Central Motorway Police Group pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation, when the vehicle was spotted driving on M42 near Solihull, West Midlands. The car was stopped for suspicion of driving without insurance and…

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Traditional Antivirus Software “Simply Don’t Work” According to Security Specialists

While the National Crime Agency did warn people about the upcoming GOZeuS and CryptoLocker malware, information given by security specialists point to the fact that traditional antivirus software is not enough even for a simple malware…

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Statistics Report That Mobile Data Nearly Doubled In 2013

According to industry analyst Chetan Sharma, a consultant for wireless carriers, mobile data usage nearly doubled in the last year. On a global scale the average is now at 240MB per month, up from 140MB last…

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Giant STOP Sign Projected Onto A Makeshift Waterfall

We’ve all been in a vehicle and found ourselves cursing at other drivers due to their negligent driver skills, or lack of, right? Whether it be the forgetfulness of having indicators to tell other drivers which direction…