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George Anders / MIT Technology Review:
How Firefox OS for mobile devices got started, developed carrier and vendor partnerships, and then was blindsided by cheap Android phones   —  Firefox Maker Battles to Save the Internet—and Itself  —  Mozilla helped an open Web flourish in the 2000s.  Now it's struggling to play a meaningful role on mobile devices.
May 25, 2015, 9:40 PMIn context
Antonio Regalado / MIT Technology Review:
Sources: Apple working with US researchers to offer DNA testing via ResearchKit   —  Apple Has Plans for Your DNA  —  The iPhone could become a new tool in genetic studies.  —  Of all the rumors ever to swirl around the world's most valuable company, this may be the first that could involve spitting in a plastic cup.
May 5, 2015, 11:45 PMIn context
MIT Technology Review:
Free Android apps secretly connect to thousands of user tracking and ad sites   —  The Truth About Smartphone Apps That Secretly Connect to User Tracking and Ad Sites  —  Security researchers have developed an automated system for detecting Android apps that secretly connect to ad sites and user tracking sites.
May 4, 2015, 10:20 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
IBM creates 100-person research group to work on Numenta, brain-inspired AI software from Palm Founder Jeff Hawkins   —  IBM Tests Mobile Computing Pioneer's Controversial Brain Algorithms  —  IBM is testing a contentious idea for making computers more intelligent by trying to copy mechanisms from the human brain.
Apr 10, 2015, 3:30 PMIn context
Rachel Metz / MIT Technology Review:
Despite recent advances by HoloLens and Magic Leap, miniaturization of components is essential for commercializing augmented reality tech   —  Reality Check: Comparing HoloLens and Magic Leap  —  I've seen two competing visions for a future in which virtual objects are merged seamlessly with the real world.
Mar 22, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Rachel Metz / MIT Technology Review:
Hands-on with Magic Leap's AR technology, which augments your vision by projecting light into your eyes   —  What It's Like to Try Magic Leap's Take on Virtual Reality  —  A startup is betting more than half a billion dollars that it will dazzle you with its approach to creating 3-D imagery.
Feb 21, 2015, 11:10 AMIn context
Jason Pontin / MIT Technology Review:
Interview with Shanley Kane, whose Model View Culture publication offers a feminist critique of Silicon Valley   —  Shanley Kane of Model View Culture Challenges a “Corrupt” Silicon Valley  —  Shanley Kane challenges the assumptions and practices of the tech industry.
Dec 10, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Bruce Schneier / MIT Technology Review:
Antivirus Companies Should Be More Open About Their Government Malware Discoveries   —  Antivirus companies had tracked the sophisticated—and likely U.S.-backed—Regin malware for years.  But they kept what they learned to themselves.  —  Last week we learned about a striking piece …
Dec 8, 2014, 12:15 PMIn context
Rachel Metz / MIT Technology Review:
Interest in Google Glass wanes, but display, lens and battery technologies it has spurred will continue to be developed   —  Google Glass Is Dead; Long Live Smart Glasses  —  Even though Google's head-worn computer is going nowhere, the technology is sure to march on.
Nov 30, 2014, 11:35 AMIn context
Antonio Regalado / MIT Technology Review:
Of 458 patented inventions and designs credited to Steve Jobs, 141 were approved posthumously   —  Steve Jobs Lives on at the Patent Office  —  Years after his death, the former Apple CEO still wins more patents than most.  —  What is Steve Jobs's legacy?
Nov 28, 2014, 6:55 AMIn context

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