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Mark Harris / Wired:
Alphabet gets approval from FCC to fly 30 Project Loon balloons over Puerto Rico for 6 months, after Irma and Maria left 90% of the island without cell service   —  LAST FRIDAY, ENGINEERS on Google parent Alphabet's internet-by-balloon Project Loon tweeted that they hoped to bring emergency connectivity …
Oct 7, 2017, 3:55 PMIn context
Andrew McMillen / Wired:
Profile of Steemit, a social network that rewards users with Steem cryptocurrency for participation; Steem now has a ~$290M market cap   —  Every time you log onto Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter to share a photo or post an article, you give up a piece of yourself in exchange for entertainment.
Oct 4, 2017, 10:00 PMIn context
Arielle Pardes / Wired:
How exhibitions well adapted to selfies on social media attract visitors to places like the Museum of Ice Cream   —  WHEN THE MUSEUM of Ice Cream opened in New York in 2015, it was more a temporary curiosity than a rival to, say, the Whitney Museum of American Art, which stood just across the street.
Oct 2, 2017, 4:35 AMIn context
Mark Harris / Wired:
Profile of Anthony Levandowski, covering his early life and schooling, career before and after Alphabet and Uber, and AI-focused religion, founded in 2015   —  Many people in Silicon Valley believe in the Singularity—the day in our near future when computers will surpass humans in intelligence …
Sep 27, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Open Whisper Systems, makers of Signal, are testing a way to scan contacts and then provably delete the data from its servers, rolling out in coming months   —  THE ENCRYPTED-COMMUNICATION APP Signal has a sterling reputation within the security and crypto community, but its critics point to a nagging flaw …
Sep 27, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Facebook's efforts to overhaul political ads on its platform are crucial first steps, but vulnerabilities remain   —  FACEBOOK HAS AGREED to give Congressional investigators roughly 3,000 political ads it found linked to Russian accounts that ran during the 2016 election.
Sep 22, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Cisco Talos report: hackers who hid backdoor in CCleaner targeted computers inside at least 20 tech firms including Akamai, Cisco, Google, Intel, Microsoft   —  HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of computers getting penetrated by a corrupted version of an ultra-common piece of security software was never going to end well.
Sep 21, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Twitter will meet with the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election next Wednesday   —  TWITTER HAS CONFIRMED it will meet with the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Sep 20, 2017, 11:40 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
A look at the development of the Nest Hello doorbell, Nest Cam IQ outdoor with Google Assistant integration, and the Nest Secure package including Nest Guard   —  “We have better light rings than any other products on the market,” says Adam Mittleman.  This is a sentence that I have never …
Sep 20, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Study: Apple may be overselling its differential privacy protections, which add noise to a user's info before it's sent to iCloud; Apple disputes the findings   —  FOR THE LAST year, Apple has touted a mathematical tool that it describes as a solution to a paradoxical problem: mining user data …
Sep 18, 2017, 6:50 AMIn context

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