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That Email You Didn't Reply To? The Sender Could Be Tracking It
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, Internet, e-mail, communications, privacy, software )

- 22 days ago -
As Lifehacker reports, a browser extension called Ugly Email can show you which emails come from senders using email tracking software.
Tell the TSA to Shut Down Their Facial Recognition Program!
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, software, security, discrimination )

- 159 days ago -
Facial recognition technology is still alarmingly bad at identifying women and people of color. That programing bias could result in discriminating against anyone who isn't a white male from flying.
Amazon Built a Dystopian Facial Recognition Tool and Now They're Selling It to Government Agencies
Science & Tech  (tags: privacy, civil rights, Big Brother, dystopia, computers, software, spying, petitions )

- 332 days ago -
Amazon has been quietly landing contracts with law enforcement agencies throughout the country for its little-known facial recognition surveillance program - Rekognition - that can identify up to 100 people in a single photo.
Keystone Leaking -- 'Smart' PIGS Fail Again
Science & Tech  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, GOP, oil & gas industry, PIGs, Pipeline Inspection Gauges, 'Smart Pigs', software, technology, TransCanada, whistleblowers )

- 1114 days ago -
"There's yet another leak on the Keystone Pipeline - it was discovered by a 'passerby' - not TransCanada itself. That doesn't surprise us at all, if you've read my report on PIGS, you'd know why." -Greg Palast
We Now Have Algorithms To Predict Police Misconduct /FiveThirtyEight
Science & Tech  (tags: algorhythms, police misconduct, predictability, police accountability, domestic violence calls, software, police unions )

- 1140 days ago -
They say their algorithm can foresee adverse interactions between officers and civilians, ranging from impolite traffic stops to fatal shootings. Their system can suggest preventive measures - an appealing prospect for police departments facing greater
Hacking Team Hacked: How to Protect Yourself
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, safety, interesting, internet, humans, environment, computers, Hacking Team, protection, intrusion, software, Remote Control System )

- 1384 days ago -
Here's how to defend yourself from Hacking Team's Remote Control System intrusion software.
New York to Use Israeli Iron Dome Tech to Keep Power Flowing
Science & Tech  (tags: New York, Israeli technology, electric grid, power transformers, software )

- 1385 days ago -
New York Power Authority and Israels mPrest to develop software that can rapidly detect malfunctioning power transformers before they cause larger problems on the electric grid.
NSA's Secret Toolbox: Unit Offers Spy Gadgets for Every Need
Science & Tech  (tags: NSA, spying tools, hardware, software, TAO, special units, cell pohones, computers, Snowden files )

- 1939 days ago -
TAO's implants, in place around the world, have played a significant role in the NSA's ability to establish a global covert network consisting partly of the agency's own hardware, but also of other computers subverted to serve its purposes.
The Evolution of Open Source
Science & Tech  (tags: open source, evolution, software )

- 2596 days ago -
Open source is used to describe any software that has made its source codes readily available to the public to be sub-licensed, changed, distributed, copied, and used. The term can actually apply to any product that has been openly shared with the public.
Be Smarter Faster (and for Longer) With These 10 Android Apps
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, software )

- 2694 days ago -
Given the amount of time we spend on our Android Smartphones, it makes sense to use them, not only as a means to text, get directions and hang out with some angry birds, but to increase our knowledge and access to information.
Apple Security Expert Finds Apps-Software Bug
Science & Tech  (tags: apple, security, software, bug, hacker, installation, encryption )

- 2723 days ago -
A software flaw in Apple Inc's iPhones and iPads may allow hackers to build apps that secretly install programs to steal data, send text messages or destroy information, according to an expert on Apple device security.
New Software Lets You Play With Your Pets At Work
Science & Tech  (tags: pets, cat-cam, software, play, work, NewTechnology )

- 2750 days ago -
''This company still doesn't recognize cat maternity," Angela whines. She was out of vacation time, and so had to set up a direct feed from her living room to her work computer, so that she could monitor her new $7,000 Princess Lady.
The Best AntiVirus Software Companies
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, software, antivirus, security, safety, technology )

- 2854 days ago -
Good antivirus software is an invaluable tool for keeping your computer, your personal information, and the security of your friends and family safe from hackers, identity thieves, and spammers. The damage a single virus can do is astounding.
Microsoft Office 365 Goes Live
Science & Tech  (tags: Microsoft, Microsoft Office, software, technology )

- 2855 days ago -
Microsoft launched much awaited its cloud-based productivity and collaboration suite - Office 365 on Tuesday.Microsoft's Office 365 is an online version of its Office software that combines to exchange e-mail, share point collaboration, the Office Web....
New Smartphone Privacy Alert as Android Handsets Found to Be Prone to Leaking Data
Science & Tech  (tags: smartphones, privacy, security risk, software, Data leak )

- 2898 days ago -
Millions of smartphones which use the Android software promoted by Google are a security risk, it was claimed yesterday.Researchers found that criminals can tap into the transfer of information between the phones and the internet, gaining access to person

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