Technology - Internet news

Is Tor still secure after Silk Road?

The Silk Road trial has concluded, with Ross Ulbricht found guilty of running the anonymous online marketplace for illegal goods. But questions remain over how the FBI found its way through Tor, the software t ...

Feb 06, 2015
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Spotify deals with random shuffle and us mortals

How do we mortals perceive random sequences? An entry in the question-and-answer site Quora focused on a question involving a music-streaming service Spotify. That question signifies how we perceive what ...

Feb 26, 2015 weblog
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OpenStreetMap adds A to B directions

(Phys.org)—The people who run OpenStreetMap.org (the foundation) have announced that A to B directions have been added to the open source web site. While acknowledging that adding directions has been d ...

Feb 19, 2015 report
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Giant US health-data breach could lead to China

Data on as many as 80 million customers at US health insurance giant Anthem was stolen by hackers, officials confirmed Thursday, in a cyberattack investigators have reportedly linked to China.

Feb 05, 2015
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Google offers mail payment service in the UK

(Phys.org) —You already are accustomed to attaching lots of items in your emails. Pictures. Portfolios. Contracts. Resumes. White papers. For those in the UK there's something else as well. You can not ...

Feb 07, 2015 weblog
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MAPPING explores Internet's impact on society

Do you remember how the Millennium bug had everyone sitting on the edge of their seats some 15 years ago? If such a blackout occurred right now, we would immediately take stock of how much the Internet has become ubiquitous ...

Feb 03, 2015
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