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Winston Ross / MIT Technology Review:
Luth gathers metadata from smartphones, tablets and PC's, pays participants $100/month   —  How Much Is Your Privacy Worth?  —  Despite the outcry over government and corporate snooping, some people allow themselves be monitored for money or rewards.  —  Anyone paying attention knows …
Aug 27, 2014, 5:25 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Profile of Gavin Andresen, who succeeded Satoshi Nakamoto as Bitcoin Core's chief developer   —  Meet Gavin Andresen, the Most Powerful Person in the World of Bitcoin  —  In March, a bewildered retired man faced journalists yelling questions about virtual currency outside his suburban home in Temple City, California.
Aug 15, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Kevin Bullis / MIT Technology Review:
Researchers demo cheaper resistive random access memory fabrication, raising prospect of terabyte chips for smartphones   —  Super-Dense Computer Memory  —  Researchers have discovered a new way to make chips that could pack terabytes into smartphones.  —  A novel type of computer memory could …
Jul 27, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context
MIT Technology Review:
Yahoo researchers develop algorithm to find the most beautiful route, rather than the shortest   —  Forget the Shortest Route Across A City, New Algorithm Finds The Most Beautiful  —  If you prefer beautiful routes over short ones, GPS mapping algorithms are of little use.
Jul 9, 2014, 4:05 AMIn context
MIT Technology Review:
Dating Mining Reddit Posts Reveals How to Ask For a Favor—And Get it   —  There's a secret to asking strangers for something and getting it.  Now data scientists say they've discovered it by studying successful requests on the web  —  One of the more extraordinary phenomena on the internet …
May 27, 2014, 5:55 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
SigFox Installing a Cellular Network for the Internet of Things in San Francisco and Silicon Valley   —  A French company plans to build a wireless slow lane for small, low-power devices.  —  San Francisco is set to get a new cellular network later this year, but it won't help fix the city's spotty mobile-phone coverage.
May 20, 2014, 8:45 PMIn context
David Talbot / MIT Technology Review:
VCs say net neutrality proposal hurts startups that need fast connections or lots of bandwidth   —  Talk of an Internet Fast Lane Is Already Hurting Some Startups  —  Some VCs say the FCC's latest net neutrality proposal will raise costs for startups that need fast connections or use a lot of bandwidth.
May 7, 2014, 2:45 PMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Facebook's AI research group reports major improvement in face recognition software DeepFace   —  Facebook Creates Software That Matches Faces Almost as Well as You Do  —  Facebook's new AI research group reports a major improvement in face-processing software.
Mar 18, 2014, 10:40 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Yahoo Launches $10 Million Research Effort to Invent a Smarter Siri   —  Academics at CMU will try to extend Yahoo's services with mobile apps that act like personal assistants.  —  Yahoo's future mobile apps could come with a dash of intelligence that lets them act like personal assistants.
Feb 20, 2014, 12:05 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Datacoup will pay you $8/month to track your social media accounts and credit-card transactions   —  Startup Datacoup Will Pay You $8 a Month If You Feed It Data from Facebook, Twitter, and Your Credit Card  —  A startup called Datacoup is far from the only tech company hoping to get rich …
Feb 12, 2014, 11:40 PMIn context

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