Angry Birds and ‘leaky’ phone apps targeted by NSA and GCHQ for user data

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Discussion: “The National Security Agency and its UK counterpart GCHQ have been developing capabilities to take advantage of “leaky” smartphone apps, such as the wildly popular Angry Birds game.” This information can range from your age or even go as deep as knowing your sexual preference. “Exploiting phone information and location is a high-priority effort… Read more »

Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Four 3D Printers

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Discussion: 1. Formlabs Form 1 Best-Case Scenario: “The crowd-funded CES darling continues to win tech headlines and geek’s hearts across America.” Worst-Case Scenario:”Consumers laugh at the Form 1’s $3,000+ price tag, opting for the $600 RoBo 3D.” 2. MakerBot Replicator (5th Gen) Best-Case Scenario: “he most familiar name in the industry, the MakerBot Replicator (5th… Read more »

IBM’s Watson Could Help Turn Big Data Buzz Into Business

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Discussion: “Big Data” has been a popular phrase in the business world, throughout the last couple of years. But, what does it mean? And, how is it being implemented into a businesses strategy? These are the questions we keep asking and can’t find an answer too. With so much data at our fingertips, businesses need… Read more »

The 6 Most Important Tech Bombshells Coming This Year

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Discussion: The 6 Most Important Tech Bombshells Coming This Year: 1. Apple will sell more than 30 million iPhones on China Mobile, at the high-end of Wall Street expectations. 2. The United States “Open Internet Rules” will suffer a serious defeat in federal court early this year. 3. The U.S. Supreme Court will agree to hear the… Read more »