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Internet TV broadcaster Aereo continues growth despite angering networks

Internet TV broadcaster Aereo continues growth despite angering networks | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The Internet broadcasting startup the TV networks love to hate is expanding. Aereo is placing its tiny antennas in Dallas, Houston, and Miami in September.

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Why we speak freely on social networks

Why we speak freely on social networks | Technoculture | Scoop.it

We message on Facebook but in-person I'm awkward and you're shy. When our Twitter conversation went from @ messages to direct messages, you seemed more reserved and I felt more open to speak my mind.

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Super-strong robot pulls heavy loads

Full story: http://bit.ly/1DHNohp Two robots borrow techniques from both inchworms and geckos to climb up walls while carrying huge loads

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This Youtube video of the moment the avalanche hit Everest basecamp is absolutely terrifying

This Youtube video of the moment the avalanche hit Everest basecamp is absolutely terrifying | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The video was uploaded to a YouTube channel operated by Jost Kobusch, a German mountaineer attempting to climb Everest, on Sunday.

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Mubi: Netflix for people who want to stop just watching trash all the time

Mubi: Netflix for people who want to stop just watching trash all the time | Technoculture | Scoop.it

You know how it is. You really should watch Jean-Luc Godard's latest experimental masterpiece, but wouldn't it just be so much easier to stick on Ru Paul's Drug Race?

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Google search history can now be downloaded in its entirety, mass embarrassment expected

Google search history can now be downloaded in its entirety, mass embarrassment expected | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Everyone can now download their entire Google history, getting everything they’ve ever searched as a comprehensive document.

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Aux USA, Minority Report devient réalité avec PredPol, le logiciel qui prédit les lieux du crime

Aux USA, Minority Report devient réalité avec PredPol, le logiciel qui prédit les lieux du crime | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Le logiciel utilisé par la police de Modesto (Californie) utilise des données statistiques pour prédire géographiquement où les crimes seront commis.

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Japan launches probe into landing of drone on roof of PM Abe's office

Japan launches probe into landing of drone on roof of PM Abe's office | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Japan is launching an investigation into the landing of a drone on the roof of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's office building, a government spokesman said, after media reported 'minuscule' traces of radiation were found.

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Drone 'containing radiation' lands on roof of Japanese PM's office

Drone 'containing radiation' lands on roof of Japanese PM's office | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Traces of radiation reportedly detected on drone carrying small camera and a bottle with unidentified content found on day a court approved the restart of a nuclear power station.

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Nine ways to get a gaming career

Nine ways to get a gaming career | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Don’t call yourself an expert and tailor your application to specific studios, advise our gaming panel.

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Instagram bans 'fully-nude' buttocks

Instagram bans 'fully-nude' buttocks | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Instagram has tightened its community guidelines to better explain its policies around pornography and harassment.

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EU brings antitrust charges against Google related to Android and search

EU brings antitrust charges against Google related to Android and search | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The European Parliament has been vocally pushing for an investigation into Google’s alleged anticompetitive strategies since November. And on Wednesday, Margrethe Vestager, the European Union competition commissioner, announced in Brussels that such an inquiry is moving forward and that Google is being formally accused (through what’s called a 'statement of objections') of abusing its power in its ubiquitous services like Internet search and Android.

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Why it's down to this generation to begin preserving video game history

Why it's down to this generation to begin preserving video game history | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Fans are recognising that not only are things going to get lost but the only people who care enough to preserve games are, well, us. Older generations have different priorities and their own things to look after, mostly themselves at this point in time. The preservation of video game history falls to those of us in the here and now, the ones playing them.

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Mahler's first symphony on a network of ZX Spectrum computers

Mahler's first symphony on a network of ZX Spectrum computers | Technoculture | Scoop.it

A documentary about the Geek Out! event at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford.

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Golden Gate Bridge officials are freaked out about drones

Golden Gate Bridge officials are freaked out about drones | Technoculture | Scoop.it

'If you climb over a fence and take pictures we can cite you', manager says.

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Facebook and Google aid Nepal survivor search with people finder tools

Facebook and Google aid Nepal survivor search with people finder tools | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Facebook was able to put its recently launched Safety Check feature to the test by allowing survivors to log-in and confirm that they were alive and well, putting the minds at rest of all their contacts. Similarly Google has also joined the hunt, re-launching its Person Finder tool to assist people in locating others, as well as sharing current news.

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KickAssTorrents isn't down, it's just moved

KickAssTorrents isn't down, it's just moved | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The world’s biggest file-sharing site KickAssTorrents has moved to a new Costa Rican domain, as it jumps around the world in an attempt to outrun copyright holders.

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Yes, there really is a giant Android robot urinating on the Apple logo in Google Maps

Yes, there really is a giant Android robot urinating on the Apple logo in Google Maps | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Hear that whimpering? It's probably the sound of an over-zealous intern that's about to have a rather uncomfortable talk with a Google supervisor. Or maybe not.

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Drone with 'minuscule' levels of radiation lands on Japanese PM's office

Drone with 'minuscule' levels of radiation lands on Japanese PM's office | Technoculture | Scoop.it

It's not yet clear what the purpose of the drone was, but it appears likely, given the radiation symbol on its chassis, that the stunt was designed to protest Japan's restart of its nuclear power facilities.

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How some Yelpers are holding restaurants hostage

How some Yelpers are holding restaurants hostage | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Of the more than 71 million reviews posted on Yelp worldwide, only 22 percent are two stars or less. But those harsh reviews can do some damage, and restaurants are especially vulnerable.

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ChihiraAico, la robote hôtesse d'accueil va vous chanter une chanson

ChihiraAico, la robote hôtesse d'accueil va vous chanter une chanson | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Ce lundi, la nouvelle robote hôtesse de Toshiba a accueilli les clients d'un grand magasin à Tokyo.

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Libertarians think the 'perfect information' of the Internet will make regulation obsolete. They are so, so wrong

Libertarians think the 'perfect information' of the Internet will make regulation obsolete. They are so, so wrong | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Truth crushed to earth doesn’t magically rise again. And the information that does percolate to the top isn’t necessarily more accurate than the conventional wisdom of eras past.

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Read Google's defensive response to European antitrust charges

Read Google's defensive response to European antitrust charges | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Addressing antitrust complaints brought by the EU, Google defends its practices and extols the global impact of Android.

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Kidney transplant for Success Kid's dad hits campaign goal — and then some

Kidney transplant for Success Kid's dad hits campaign goal — and then some | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The campaign to get Success Kid's father a new kidney has fundraised almost $100,000, greatly surpassing its original goal.

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