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Coming in 2017 – Dubai’s Android Robocop.

Dubai, UAE will next year tak ethe police state to the next level, no doubt, Shariah law and all. RT Robot cops will soon patrol the streets of Dubai in partnership with the city’s police force. The latest prototypes have been unveiled at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition ...
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Meet Daydream: Google’s new Virtual Reality-for classrooms?

Missouri Education Watchdog by Cheri Kiesecker Doctors tell us that smartphones and computer screens are highly addictive. We also know that screen time and exposure to Radiofrequency radiation  from these devices and the Wi-Fi that connects them has serious health concerns.  Now imagine the concern of strapping these devices to a growing child’s face. Welcome to the next ...
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FTC says changing passwords periodically can do harm.

  The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), on the subject of how often one should change one’s password is now says that the frequent changing of one’s password is counterproductive. Counterproductive for whom?  Lumping it in with the dumbing down of America, such information coming from a government that ...
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Oliver Stone: Pokemon Go is a New Stage in “Totalitarism” and “Surveillance Capitalism”

The Vigilante Citizen by VC   Film director Oliver Stone believes that Pokemon Go is a tool capable of collecting massive amounts of data about its users and represents a step towards “robot society”. The director of Platoon, Wallstreet and JFK was at Comic-Con 2016 in San Diego to discuss his new ...
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Creator of Minecraft calls on Twitter to #FreeMilo

Twitchy by Greg P. Markus Persson, creator of the widely popular Minecraft sandbox video game, called on Twitter to #FreeMilo Wednesday morning in response to the permanent suspension of Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos over his run-in with “Ghostbusters” actress Leslie Jones and allegations of racist targeting: I think ...
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Nudge. Push. Shove. Microsoft to retire email app forcing users to upgrade software

Express.co.uk by Aaron Brown MICROSOFT is about to retire its Windows Live Mail service, and has warned Hotmail and Outlook.com email users to move to the web or choose a modern desktop app – or they could lose access to their email account. Microsoft is in the process ...
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Users Claim Apple Music Deleted Files from Their Computers

Breitbart Tech   Apple Music users reported missing music in their collections on Wednesday after Apple conducted a surprise deletion of unrecognised files from customer libraries. The issue went viral after a user under the name of JamesPinkstone published a blog post about their experience with Apple after ...
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With Rule 41, Little-Known Committee Proposes to Grant New Hacking Powers to the Government

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF.org)  By Rainey Reitman The government hacking into phones and seizing computers remotely? It’s not the plot of a dystopian blockbuster summer movie. It’s a proposal from an obscure committee that proposes changes to court procedures—and if we do nothing, it will go into effect ...
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