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Google Glass hacked with malicious QR code to yield its pictures and video - The Guardian

Google Glass hacked with malicious QR code to yield its pictures and video - The Guardian | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The Guardian Google Glass hacked with malicious QR code to yield its pictures and video The Guardian Google said in a statement: "We want get Glass into the hands of all sorts of people, listen to their feedback, see the inspirational ways they use...
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I heard  Jaron Lanier, known as the father of virtual reality technology say we should be getting for providing data to all these companies that are earning billions of dollars a year on data we are supplying or collecting into the system for free for them. That's something to think about as you read through this article.

 

He didn't say how we could go about that, so that might be something we need some new innovators to come up with. The whole world has been working hard for nearly 30 years or more to provide data and only a few are making money from that collection the whole world is working to build. That's something to think about.

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A New Piece in the Autism Puzzle - Spontaneous Mutations of the TBR1 Gene

A New Piece in the Autism Puzzle - Spontaneous Mutations of the TBR1 Gene | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Researchers report spontaneous mutations of the TBR1 gene could be a cause of autism.

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I am not so keen on my normal plants, food and animals being redesigned in a lab, but this is a fine way to use a lab and understand how to maybe fix things that are actually broken and maybe help fix them for humanity.

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Richard Branson's Tech Essentials - Wall Street Journal

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A great leader is: somebody who's fairly inspirational, who is a tremendous motivator of people.
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Samsung UN65H8000 Curved Review: The Ultimate Premium 1080p 3D Smart LED TV

Samsung UN65H8000 Curved Review: The Ultimate Premium 1080p 3D Smart LED TV | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Samsung un65h8000 curved comes with significance differences than its predecessors. It fills the gap between the standard 1080p television and the Samsung 4k ultra HD. Samsung un65h8000 curved seri...
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24 Online Game

24 Online Game | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

Online Games For Free - More than 2000 flash games available and ready to play - Play Now! and have fun

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Homebrew technology: great gadgets to help you brew the perfect pint

Homebrew technology: great gadgets to help you brew the perfect pint | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Sara Barton, a recent winner of the Brewer of the Year award, takes a look at the latest equipment to help you make your own beer Continue reading...
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Like iOS 8, Android L will reportedly make it harder for cops to access what’s on your phone

Like iOS 8, Android L will reportedly make it harder for cops to access what’s on your phone | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Google has told the Washington Post that the upcoming Android L will include encryption by default, in a way that won't let Google itself access what's on users' devices.
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Digital tokens could help ease congestion zone traffic

Digital tokens could help ease congestion zone traffic | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Congestion is becoming a bigger and bigger problem for many countries around the world. Especially those that have a lot of older cities which were built before the advent of the car.
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Home Depot hack exposes 56 million credit cards

Home Depot hack exposes 56 million credit cards | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
In what is being described as one of the worst ever breaches of customer data, Home Depot, the US DIY supplies chain has announced that over a five month period, beginning in April this year, the details of over 56 million customers may have been...
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Remotely launches its home automation service for property managers

Remotely launches its home automation service for property managers | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Outfitting a connected home is a lot less thrilling when you’re renting, but your next place might come with hardware already installed.
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Apple is working on a new digital music format, U2’s Bono says

Apple is working on a new digital music format, U2’s Bono says | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Apple is working with U2 to develop a new music format that is designed to tackle piracy by making digital downloads of albums and songs a more attractive proposition, according to TIME magazine.
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Mail.ru Group pays $1.47bn to take full control of ‘Russia’s Facebook’ Vkontakte

Mail.ru Group pays $1.47bn to take full control of ‘Russia’s Facebook’ Vkontakte | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Russian Internet company Mail.ru has agreed to pay $1.47 billion to purchase just over 48 percent of Vkontakte, making it the sole owner of the Russian social network.
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Six lessons for digital public services from across the world

Six lessons for digital public services from across the world | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
From chat rooms for victims of sexual violence in South Africa, to trendsetting initiatives in the US, we explore the insights from six digital successes and failuresHow to learn from the best digital public services worldwide livechat Continue...
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Alaskan island goes green with ABB technology

ABB is to install its PowerStore – an integrated commercial flywheel technology – as part of a battery system on Kodiak Island in Alaska, enabling the integration of more renewable energy...
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Researchers Track the Rise and Fall of Brain Volume Throughout Life

Researchers Track the Rise and Fall of Brain Volume Throughout Life | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

Stanford scientists have shown how the brain changes throughout life, and created a standard curve that can be used to assess whether patients are maturing and aging normally. This resource could help diagnose or monitor people with mental health conditions, learning delays or other diseases.


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I love great uses for new technologies!

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Google to boost Android encryption, joining Apple - Business Insider

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"This is very awesome for privacy," Joseph Hall, chief technologist at the Washington-based Center for Democracy and Technology, said of Apple encrypting passwords.
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Sharp LC-80LE757 - 3D Smart LED TV For Your Smart Lifestyle

Sharp LC-80LE757 - 3D Smart LED TV For Your Smart Lifestyle | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

How serious are you about buying an LED TV that not only looks good, but also delivers high-class picture quality? Are you serious enough to consider buying from brands that you know, ...

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Fifa 15 or Marvel Super Heroes? Which video games to buy this autumn

Fifa 15 or Marvel Super Heroes? Which video games to buy this autumn | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Its the busiest time of the year for releases, so which of the dozens of blockbusters should you save your pennies for? Continue reading...
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How impressive is the camera in iPhone 6 and 6 Plus? Let Iceland show you

How impressive is the camera in iPhone 6 and 6 Plus? Let Iceland show you | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus cameras still capture the same 8 megapixels as the iPhone 5s but this video footage against the backdrop of Iceland compared old and new iPhones shows a noticeable difference.
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Millenium Films goes after Expendables 3 downloaders

Millenium Films goes after Expendables 3 downloaders | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
In a move that’s become quite rare for copyright holders, one of the production companies behind the Expendables 3 movie, Millenium Films, has started targeting those that it thinks downloaded the movie with DMCA requests, as well as making demands...
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Rank 15 in Hearthstone? You’re better than most

Rank 15 in Hearthstone? You’re better than most | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
A lot of you have been playing Hearthstone for a while now, gradually figuring out the mechanics, the meta game and just what cards your opponent might be about to play to ruin your day.
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CLANG Kickstarter has officially gone belly up

CLANG Kickstarter has officially gone belly up | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Remember CLANG? The last time we talked about it was almost a year ago, when it was announced that the historically accurate swordplay title had run out of funding, despite having surpassed its half million dollar Kickstarter campaign.
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Great deals on Dragon speech recognition software for PC and Mac

Great deals on Dragon speech recognition software for PC and Mac | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Boost your productivity and get things done quickly with these can’t-miss offers on speech recognition software from Dragon, available for PC and Mac, at TNW Deals.
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Ahead of IPO, Rocket Internet CEO tells staff to conquer ‘all four corners’ of the world

Ahead of IPO, Rocket Internet CEO tells staff to conquer ‘all four corners’ of the world | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Rocket Internet is out to bring its e-commerce empire to all four corners of the world.
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Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5 billion - Los Angeles Times

Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5 billion
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Players wander, collect resources and use timber, stone, brick and tools to erect often awe-inspiring structures that they may have to defend.
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5 Hacks for Creating and Promoting the Right Content

5 Hacks for Creating and Promoting the Right Content (seomoz) #SEO http://t.co/h1p00svarG
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