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Liat Clark / Wired.co.uk:
Facebook hit with class action lawsuit over privacy by Austrian law student Max Schrems   —  Facebook hit with international class action privacy suit … An Austrian privacy activist has launched a wide-reaching class action suit against Facebook Ireland for breaching European data protection law.
Aug 2, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Olivia Solon / Wired.co.uk:
MIT researchers develop algorithm that searches for and identifies human actions in videos   —  Algorithm searches for human actions in videos  —  An algorithm has been developed to automatically recognise human gestures or activities in videos in order to describe what is taking place.
Jun 3, 2014, 4:25 AMIn context
Katie Collins / Wired.co.uk:
Researchers transmit data from Earth to Moon at 19.44mbps, 4800 times the previous record   —  Wireless broadband can reach the moon, and maybe Mars  —  Aside from air, water and fresh vegetables, what would need to survive on the moon?  One thing that would likely of feature high on the list is a decent, reliable wireless internet.
May 26, 2014, 9:00 PMIn context
Philippa Warr / Wired.co.uk:
Microsoft ‘developing’ virtual reality hardware for Xbox   —  Xbox is thought to be developing virtual reality hardware of its own according to a source of the Wall Street Journal.  —  Apparently virtual reality tech is being developed alongside augmented reality devices in relation to the Xbox.
Mar 18, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Katie Collins / Wired.co.uk:
Huawei cracks tablet design with MediaPad X1 and M1 (hands-on) … Huawei is the first to admit that it's late to the tablet game, but at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, it's got too brand new offerings: the 8-inch MediaPad M1 and the 7-inch MediaPad X1.
Feb 23, 2014, 9:35 AMIn context
David Rowan / Wired.co.uk:
WhatsApp: The inside story   —  When he was living on welfare, Jan Koum's family collected food stamps a couple of blocks from the unmarked Mountain View office that now houses his messaging company, WhatsApp.  An émigré at 16 from Communist Ukraine — where phones were routinely tapped …
Feb 19, 2014, 7:30 PMIn context
Philippa Warr / Wired.co.uk:
GOG's managing director: ‘Gamer resistance to DRM is stronger than ever’   —  Digital games distribution site GOG (Good Old Games) has spent the last five years offering classic videogame titles DRM-free to its customers.  Earlier in 2013 the site launched an indie publishing …
Jan 1, 2014, 10:40 PMIn context
Olivia Solon / Wired.co.uk:
You can't beat politics with technology, says Pirate Bay cofounder Peter Sunde   —  Pirate Bay cofounder Peter Sunde spoke to Wired.co.uk about the problems with the file-sharing website in its current form, the “imminent death” of peer-to-peer and the centralised services that leave us open to NSA surveillance.
Nov 19, 2013, 5:45 AMIn context
Olivia Solon / Wired.co.uk:
MIT researchers develop InForm, a shape-shifting display surface … A research team from MIT's Tangible Media Group has developed InForm, a dynamic shape display that can shape shift to render 3D content physically.  —  The surface is made up of around 1000 pins — long, vertically assembled square sticks arranged in a square grid.
Nov 14, 2013, 11:10 PMIn context
Chris Baraniuk / Wired.co.uk:
'We still don't encrypt server-to-server data' admits Microsoft to EU Committee   —  A senior Microsoft executive has told a European parliamentary committee that the company does not encrypt its server-to-server data communications.  —  Dorothee Belz, EMEA VP for Legal and Corporate Affairs …
Nov 14, 2013, 2:40 PMIn context

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