Machines Made to Know You, by Touch, Voice, Even by Heart

Machines Made to Know You, by Touch, Voice, Even by Heart
Buckets of user names and passwords have been stolen from a variety of popular sites, and last month, it was discovered that even passwords as long as 55 characters could be broken. Clef, a start-up firm in San Francisco, has developed a mobile app …
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How the Internet broke on 9/11
MSNBC had hired the company to handle just this problem, and as the data usage mounted, Akamai noted that MSNBC's Web site was moving 12.5 gigabits of data per second. (For perspective, the entire country of New Zealand today uses 120 gigabits per …
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Free Apps for Nearly Every Health Problem, but What About Privacy?
There's an app for that — all of it — and more. Thousands of mobile apps are available to improve your … Yet, an analysis of 43 popular wellness apps by the nonprofit Privacy Rights Clearinghouse found that many apps connect to advertising and data …
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