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YouPorn Gets Caught With Its Pants Down — Users' Email and Passwords Compromised

YouPorn Gets Caught With Its Pants Down — Users' Email and Passwords Compromised | Technoculture | Scoop.it

It looks like the Internet sex site, YouPorn, just took one in the eye. A years-old coding error has exposed the emails and passwords of over a million of its smut-loving chat users.

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Last chance to tell Google to forget you

New privacy policy consolidates all your activity data at google.com unless you erase it first.

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How to Remove Your Google Search History Before Google's New Privacy Policy Takes Effect

How to Remove Your Google Search History Before Google's New Privacy Policy Takes Effect | Technoculture | Scoop.it

On March 1st, Google will implement its new, unified privacy policy, which will affect data Google has collected on you prior to March 1st as well as data it collects on you in the future.

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We, the Web Kids

We, the Web Kids | Technoculture | Scoop.it

A Polish author offers a manifesto (or an explanation) for a generation defined by its relationship to communication technology.

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Man Sues Uncle Over Facebook Photos, And Loses

Man Sues Uncle Over Facebook Photos, And Loses | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Apparently the untag button wasn’t enough. Arron Olson of Minnesota is suing his uncle for harassment over embarrassing holiday photos posted on Facebook. A Minnesota court said the actions weren't harassment.

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Google rolling out the AR glasses from Vernor Vinge's novel Rainbows End

Google rolling out the AR glasses from Vernor Vinge's novel Rainbows End | Technoculture | Scoop.it

In Vernor Vinge's novel Rainbows End, the author imagines a near future where everybody wears computers knitted into their clothing, which are connected to augmented reality contact lenses or glasses.

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Angry Birds Space lifts off on 22 March with NASA and National Geographic

Angry Birds Space lifts off on 22 March with NASA and National Geographic | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Rovio promises that its new title will be 'the biggest game launch since the original Angry Birds.'

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Syndicate reboot builds on dystopian themes of original, says author

Syndicate reboot builds on dystopian themes of original, says author | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Author Richard Morgan tells Simon Parkin how he updated the story of cyberpunk thriller Syndicate for the new reboot.

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Single-atom transistor built with precise control

Single-atom transistor built with precise control | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Seeking to keep Moore's Law on pace, researchers have developed a repeatable technique for assembling a single-atom version of the transistor--the building block of semiconductors and computers.

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Augmented reality bridges sight and sound in the Project Paperclip photography exhibit

Augmented reality bridges sight and sound in the Project Paperclip photography exhibit | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Project Paperclip, an exhibition currently taking place in Portugal, and partially online, brings the world of augmented reality to photography. With the use of an iPhone app, photographer Nuno Serrão has created an all encompassing experience for anyone who wants to view his photography the way it was intended, calling it the 'first photographic exhibition to use augmented reality.'

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Anonymous Invades the Spanish Academy Awards Ceremony For Real

Anonymous Invades the Spanish Academy Awards Ceremony For Real | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Rather than just crashing web pages, Spanish anonymous members had the balls to crash the equivalent of the Oscars ceremony in Madrid.

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British parents think 11 is the most appropriate age for first mobile

British parents think 11 is the most appropriate age for first mobile | Technoculture | Scoop.it

More than 1,000 young people, aged between eight and 18 were polled, along with their families, and the majority of parents admitted to caving to pressure to give their child a phone by the time they were 11.

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What John Glenn Saw When He Became the First American to Orbit Earth

What John Glenn Saw When He Became the First American to Orbit Earth | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Five minutes and four seconds into the flight of the Friendship 7, as John Glenn prepared to become the first American to orbit Earth, he radioed to NASA, his capsule turned and brought the Earth into sight. 'Oh, that view is tremendous,' he said.

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Shilo Shiv Suleman: Using tech to enable dreaming

Has our technology -- our cell phones and iPods and cameras -- stopped us from dreaming?

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Can E-Bikes Displace Cars?

Can E-Bikes Displace Cars? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Electric bicycles could offer cleaner air and reduced greenhouse gas emissions, particularly in countries like China.

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EU will refer ACTA to highest European court

EU will refer ACTA to highest European court | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The European Union says it will refer the controversial ACTA anti-piracy trade agreement to the institution’s highest court, the European Court of Justice, to check whether it complies with the EU’s fundamental rights.

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Facebook's nudity and violence guidelines are laid bare

Facebook's nudity and violence guidelines are laid bare | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Nipples are rude but crushed limbs are OK – a document leak has revealed the social network's attitudes to sex and violence.

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Pirate Bay vows to go underground over blocking threat

Pirate Bay vows to go underground over blocking threat | Technoculture | Scoop.it

File-sharing site The Pirate Bay has said that it will adapt rather than die as it faces legal blocks in the UK.

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Failed videogame law cost California $2 million

Designed to protect children from video games of murder and mayhem, a California law that was passed six years ago but never took effect wound up costing the state nearly $2 million.

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The Dangers of Gamer Entitlement

The Dangers of Gamer Entitlement | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Why BioWare's Jennifer Hepler suffered a vicious verbal attack at the hands of gamers this week.

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Cristiano Ronaldo App Takes Soccer and Social Media Superstar Mobile

Cristiano Ronaldo App Takes Soccer and Social Media Superstar Mobile | Technoculture | Scoop.it

An official Cristiano Ronaldo app for iPhone and Android gives even his biggest fans their needed fix of the soccer megastar.

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Advertisements for scanning electron microscopes take you into the world of nano-monsters

Advertisements for scanning electron microscopes take you into the world of nano-monsters | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Biological flying machine? Terrifying monster of the deep? Nope - this is just a scanning electron microscopy image of a Lamnacarus ornatus, or common mite.

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Lab-grown meat is first step to artificial hamburger

Lab-grown meat is first step to artificial hamburger | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Dutch scientists use stem cells to create strips of muscle tissue, from which they hope to make the world's first lab-grown hamburger later this year.

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The Pirate Bay could be blocked in UK

The Pirate Bay could be blocked in UK | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Filesharing site unlawfully shares copyrighted music, says the UK high court.

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This is the binary message we sent out to aliens 38 years ago

This is the binary message we sent out to aliens 38 years ago | Technoculture | Scoop.it

This is the Arecibo message, created by legendary astronomer Frank Drake in 1974.

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