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Web design plays a role in how much we reveal online

How many people read online privacy warnings? Few probably do. Long, detailed and technical privacy notices are the current answer to one of the greatest privacy issues of our time: websites collect information about us all ...

dateOct 07, 2015 in Internet
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Pandora buys ticket seller for $450 million

Online radio leader Pandora said Wednesday it was buying ticket seller Ticketfly for $450 million, seeing promise in greater technological integration as the market for live music booms.

dateOct 07, 2015 in Business
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Frogs resolve computing issues

When male Japanese tree frogs sing at the same time, the females cannot differentiate between them in order to choose the best one. Therefore, the would-be suitors have come to an agreement and sing one by one. This natural ...

dateOct 07, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Smart vehicles in the urban traffic of the future

Head-up display on the windshield, connected simulations, tactical behavior of bicyclists and phased traffic lights for trucks: These are among the technologies being presented by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) ...

dateOct 07, 2015 in Engineering
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Expect more online fraud as new credit cards arrive

The new chip credit cards that shoppers are getting in their mailboxes may prevent criminals from stealing from stores, but many thieves are expected to move their operations online. Small businesses could be the most vulnerable.

dateOct 07, 2015 in Security
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Saudi tycoon raises stakes in Twitter

Saudi tycoon Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and his Kingdom Holding Company announced Wednesday they have increased their stake in Twitter Inc to become the firm's second-largest shareholders.

dateOct 07, 2015 in Business
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