A recent USA Today article sums up our modern privacy dilemma with one sentence: “With tiny tech, a video little brother is always watching”. From the article — Welcome to the era of citizen journalism. “Video empowers the individual against big brother,” says Jeffrey Cole, director of the Center for the Digital Future at the […]
The ChaCha search engine claims to be the world’s biggest live search site, where the search results are found for you by real people, who claim to be experts at web research. Rather than rely on computer algorithms to find useful search results, the ChaCha search engine relies on thousands of human web searchers to […]
TechEBlog has published their list of the top five strangest webcams. The list includes such webcams as the “USB Webcam with Telescopic Lens” the “360-Degree Webcam” and a stuffed animal webcam called the “Puppy Dog Webcam”. You can view the entire webcam list along with descriptions and pictures @ Top 5 Strangest Webcams.
Ask.com is launching a new all-in-one local search engine called AskCity that promises to bring together numerous local search services into one site. From CNET News — Ask.com is set to unveil on Monday a new local search service that lets people find maps, directions, businesses, events and movies–all through one interface. The service, called […]
CNET News is reporting on a new use of cell phone mics by the FBI as eavesdropping devices. The FBI is using a “roving bug” technology that allows them to remotely activate a user’s cell phone mic to eavesdrop on nearby conversations. The “roving bug” technology allows for eavesdropping even in surveillance situations where the […]