Daily Archives: August 2, 2017

Apple’s China VPN Crackdown Is Just the Latest in a Long Line of Companies Caving

Apple recently removed some of the virtual private networks from the App Store in China, making it harder for users there to get around internet censorship. Amazon has capitulated to China’s censors as well; The New York Times reported this … Continue reading

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Oh, Snap! Scientists Are Turning People’s Food Photos Into Recipes

You already know what all of your friends are eating, so you might as well know how to make it, too. Carlina Teteris/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Carlina Teteris/Getty Images You already know what all of your friends are … Continue reading

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These Countries Have The World’s Fastest Internet Connections (Spoiler: It’s Definitely Not The US)

The US may be one of the world’s leaders when it comes to internet technology, but it certainly doesn’t have the fastest connections. Neither does the UK or Canada, for that matter, according to a new survey released by internet … Continue reading

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Venezuelan Poll ‘Tampered With,’ Says Voting System Company

Antonio Mugica, CEO of Smartmatic, the company that set up Venezuela’s electronic voting system, says "without a doubt" that the turnout figures were manipulated. (Image credit: Ariana Cubillos/AP) from NPR Topics: News http://ift.tt/2u0n3yH via IFTTT

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Make a Drop-Proof Camera For Your Kid Using Sugru  

It’s fun to see snapshots of the world through the eyes of your children. It’s not so fun to watch them run around and fumble with your camera or phone (don’t drop it, don’t drop it, pleeeeeeease don’t drop it). … Continue reading

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Footage From the First Fast Hyperloop Test Looks Like a Tron-Inspired Fantasy

Hyperloop One recently crossed a major milestone, after it hurdled a vehicle through a vacuum-sealed tube at an eye-peeling 192 miles-per-hour. That’s almost Formula One speed, and by God, it looks incredible. Too bad people inside the windowless pod will … Continue reading

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Virgin Orbit will test its rocket-launching plane in 2018

There’s a lot happening at Virgin’s three space companies, even though they might not be making headlines the same way that other commercial spaceflight companies are. Virgin Galactic is focused on human spaceflight, and will be resuming powered test flights … Continue reading

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