4 hours ago Chris Dixon Cdixon 4 hours ago

Virtual reality: a new creative medium where the default state is belief

The holy grail of virtual reality, the one that’s always been out of reach until now, is presence. In the VR community, “presence” is a term of art. It’s the idea that once VR... [more]

7 hours ago TechCrunch Frederic Lardinois 7 hours ago

Mozilla Wants To Bring Virtual Reality To The Browser

 Last summer, Mozilla launched a very experimental version of Firefox with support for web-based virtual reality apps that could be experienced through the Oculus Rift. Earlier this week,... [more]

7 hours ago GigaOM Andres Rodriguez, Nasuni 7 hours ago

Sorry, Box, but free is not a business model

Free is not a sustainable business model. Everyone knows this, especially those who lived through the dot-com bubble 15 years ago. Everyone, it seems, except for cloud storage investors. Billions of... [more]

7 hours ago CNET Seth Rosenblatt 7 hours ago

​Google leaves most Android users exposed to hackers

An executive confirms Google has no plans to fix a security hole in the default browser for older versions of Android, which are relied on by around 60 percent of all Android... [more]

7 hours ago Latest Technology News Ambrose Evans-pritchard 7 hours ago

Cyber experts warn on Cameron's eavesdropping plans

Prime Minister's promise to allow security services to access encrypted mobile data "compromises protection for everybody on everything" says Microsoft... [more]

8 hours ago Gizmodo Chris Mills 8 hours ago

Why You Should Care That The FCC Is Trying To Redefine Broadband

In the wake of the ongoing net neutrality argument , another equally important squabble between regulators and telecoms companies has been overlooked. The FCC is trying to redefine 'broadband'... [more]

10 hours ago TechCrunch Josh Constine 10 hours ago

Justin Kan's The Drop Is Product Hunt For Music

 Music, music everywhere, but what song should I pick? Dance music fans have it particularly tough when it comes to discovery. Spotify’s 100% legal catalogue lacks tons of cool, unofficial... [more]

11 hours ago Naked Security Paul Ducklin 11 hours ago

Adobe gets second Flash zero-day patch ready 2 days early!

Good news from Adobe about CVE-2015-0311, the unpatched zero-day in Flash. The patch is now ready via auto-update - 2 days... [more]

12 hours ago Naked Security Paul Ducklin 12 hours ago

SCADA programmers? It's time for security by default! 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Here's the latest episode of our weekly 60-second security video. Enjoy the news in just one... [more]

13 hours ago GigaOM Tom Krazit 13 hours ago

Real-time data analytics could change sports forever

It was early in the 2015 NFC championship football game last Sunday when Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy was twice confronted with a tough decision: should the Packers, having put the Seattle... [more]

13 hours ago Both Sides of the Table Mark Suster 13 hours ago

How to Build Online Relationships into Meaningful Networks

I was waiting for my son’s basketball game to start this morning and with the morning’s emails all drained I turned to Twitter and saw this Tweet from Marshall Kirkpatick Test: open your... [more]

14 hours ago ArsTechnica Jon Brodkin 14 hours ago

No need for speed: Cable industry opposes 25Mbps broadband definition

The cable lobby is opposed to a Federal Communications Commission plan to define "broadband" as speeds of at least 25Mbps downstream and 3Mbps up. Customers do just fine with lower speeds,... [more]

16 hours ago GeekWire Todd Bishop 16 hours ago

GeekWire Radio: Napster co-founder Jordan Ritter and tech vet Brian Valentine on their new venture

Is there a better way to start and grow startups, and keep the founding team together for the long haul? Our guests on the GeekWire radio show are two well-known members of the tech... [more]

17 hours ago Re/code Edmund Lee 17 hours ago

The New York Times Isn't For Sale, But That Could Change Soon

Stuart Monk / Shutterstock.com The New York Times is the last major American newspaper to be owned by a family dynasty, in this case the Ochs-Sulzbergers, a tight-knit and occasionally fractious clan... [more]

17 hours ago Fortune Deena Shanker 17 hours ago

6 powerful women at Davos you may not know — but should

It’s no secret that Davos has a gender diversity problem. Of the some 2,500 participants in the World Economic Forum's elite gathering this year, just 17 percent are women. Although... [more]

18 hours ago TechCrunch Jon Evans 18 hours ago

This Industry Is Still Completely Ridiculous

 Things are getting pretty strange out there. Roughly a year ago I wrote a post entitled “This Industry Is Completely Ridiculous.” Since then, as you probably already know, our world... [more]

yesterday TechCrunch Jonathan Shieber yesterday

The Dawn Of Our Robot Overlords Inches Closer As iRobot Starts VC Shop

 Robot domination may have just taken another step forward. Just as venture capital investments in robotics are beginning to take off, the granddaddy of consumer robotics companies,... [more]

yesterday Schneier on Security Bruce Schneier yesterday

My Conversation with Edward Snowden

Today, as part of a Harvard computer science symposium, I had a public conversation with Edward Snowden. The topics were largely technical, ranging from cryptography to hacking to... [more]

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