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The Idea Factory

The Idea Factory

What happens when you gather the world's most imaginative minds under one roof?

The Next Russian Revolution

The Next Russian Revolution

Outside Moscow, the Kremlin is making plans for a Russian Silicon Valley. But while tech companies are on board, the Russian people are less enthusiastic.

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What Does Your Phone Know About You? More Than You Think

What Does Your Phone Know About You? More Than You Think Alexis Madrigal

You'll be shocked by the amount of data you can find on the average iPhone

A Plausible Thought About the Future: Safeguarding Privacy With Deception

A Plausible Thought About the Future: Safeguarding Privacy With Deception flickr/informatique

It's impossible to keep information from the web, so we need new ways to keep secrets

How Mobile Phones Are Transforming Indian Agriculture

How Mobile Phones Are Transforming Indian Agriculture Reuters

How the populous country could leapfrog the West with wireless technology

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The Cloud's My-Mom-Cleaned-My-Room Problem

Welcome to the era of parental computing, or how the cloud makes children of us all | Alexis C. Madrigal

Clouds: The Most Useful Metaphor of All Time? theaucitron/Flickr

Clouds: The Most Useful Metaphor of All Time?

In plays, poems, songs, and novels, clouds stand in for everything from bad philosophy to the many incarnations of a soul

Cloud-Powered Facial Recognition Is Terrifying kentkb/Flickr

Cloud-Powered Facial Recognition Is Terrifying

By harnessing the vast wealth of publicly available cloud-based data, researchers are taking facial recognition technology to unprecedented levels

10 Charts: Everything You Need to Know About the Cloud Rebecca J. Rosen/Rackspace

10 Charts: Everything You Need to Know About the Cloud

The third and final week of our Tech202 report looks at the cloud -- our storage locker on the Internet

Will Amazon Silk Actually Be Better Than Other Web Browsers? Amazon

Will Amazon Silk Actually Be Better Than Other Web Browsers?

Amazon's new browser sounds awesome, but can it overcome the limitations of our mobile infrastructure

A 3-Minute Guide to Cloud Computing

A 3-Minute Guide to Cloud Computing

"Unless you've been living under a rock, you're in the cloud," explains JESS3's quick tour of the applications and services that make up the "cloud"

Amazon Fires Barrage at Apple: Cheap Kindle, Touch Kindle, Tablet Kindle Amazon

Amazon Fires Barrage at Apple: Cheap Kindle, Touch Kindle, Tablet Kindle

Amazon has positioned itself as Apple's preeminent competitor for the holiday season

The Meaning Machine Alexis Madrigal

The Meaning Machine

Internet users once stalked off into the cyberfrontier looking for transcendence. The new Facebook wants you to understand your life from the comfort of its walled garden.

Mapping the Cloud in 'Immaterials: Light Painting WiFi'

Mapping the Cloud in 'Immaterials: Light Painting WiFi'

Eerie long-exposure photographs reveal the invisible wifi networks that permeate our urban environments, making the cloud available everywhere

How to Count One-Sixth of the World's Population Reuters

How to Count One-Sixth of the World's Population

A software billionaire and his monumental task: create a database of the more than one billion people living in India

The Fight Over the Future of Digital Books pnoeric/Flickr

The Fight Over the Future of Digital Books

A lawsuit between the Authors Guild and a host of university libraries reflects the growing tension between creators and holders of books

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