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Facebook will buy drone maker Titan Aerospace for about $60 million, a source familiar with the situation told CNBC on Tuesday.
Wow. It's clear that drones may be a big part of every day life going forward. How is it going to work? At what altitude will they fly? Who manages the drone traffic? Are we about to see the rise of "Droneports" specifically designed for UAVs? Are aftermarket parts manufacturers going to start springing up?
Anyone interested in building Drones?? Just sayin'...
The theoretical peer-to-peer network project Bitcloud has recently captured media attention. A Scottish company, MaidSafe, claims that it has already built a system that does what Bitcloud is proposing
Miguel Freitas has built a more secure and robust alternative to Twitter, making use of code from two other massively successful online projects: bitcoin and BitTorrent.
And that's just for starters.
European startup relayr, founded in January last year and currently based at the StartupBootcamp accelerator, has kicked off a crowdfunding campaign for a..
"We want to replace YouTube, Dropbox, Facebook, Spotify, ISPs, and more with decentralised apps based on proof of bandwidth."
A new company wants to build the equivalent of domain names and the DNS system for the internet of things. It fills a need, but is it the right approach?
The internet is weak, yet we keep ignoring that fact. Which is why I believe it’s time to reconsider the potential of mesh networking, and make mesh networks a reality.
Primavera de Filippi explains in this excellent WIRED opinion piece why mesh networking is so important... for us.
Yahoo Chairman Maynard Webb discusses his top five tech stories of 2013 with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West" (Source: Bloomberg).
Open Garden is mentioned just after minute 7!
In response to fears about diminished privacy, some programmers want to make the Internet more like it used to be.
Sudo Mesh brings volunteers together to bridge the "digital divide"
All of those unused frequencies that linger between TV channels, called white spaces, are ripe for the taking, and starting today network builders and device makers can start using them, with a little help from Google.
Across the planet, new technologies and business models are decentralizing power and placing it in the hands of communities and individuals.
"We are seeing technology-driven networks replacing bureacratically-driven hierarchies," says VC and futurist Fred Wilson, speaking on what to expect in the next ten years. View the entire 25-minute video below (it's worth it!) and then check out the 21 innovations below.
Open Garden at #1!
Commotion Wireless has just released v1 of their custom OpenWRT-based firmware for mesh networking.
Dear City 3.0 is a digital suggestion box for cities all over the world. In just a few weeks citizens from 350 locales have taken part in a...
3D printing isn’t just for tiny trinkets. The 3D printed house will be printed on a 20-foot-tall printer and open to the public.
3D printing is part of a technology that can create things from body organs to buildings and all kinds of thing in between. I am fascinated by it.
Ethereum is a next-generation cryptocurrency platform that allows you to create any kind of smart contract or decentralized application that you can imagine.
I'm back in the states this morning and up early (jet lag). The main purpose of my trip was to give a talk at LeWeb, which I did yesterday morning. Loic asked me to talk about the next ten years...
Fred Wilson on the next ten years for the web: discussing networks, the future of mobile, Bitcoin, data leakage, trust, identity, and more.
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"An indestructible wireless broadband network that everyone can use," is how Devabhaktuni Srikrishna describes the concept of SocialMesh network. Although the original intent was to aid dissidents ...
An organisation with a mission to make everything decentralized again
Interviews with the lead developers of various decentralized technologies, including tent.io, Serval Project, and Media Goblin.
Relief agencies have tapped online volunteers to map damage in stricken areas of the Philippines
This is our very first Tech Garden interview! We are pleased to present Andreas Antonopolous and his expertise in many peer-to-peer technologies including Bi...