More on privacy problems posed by Facebook's recent changes: Wired reports that sneaky marketers could "take a list of 1,000 e-mail addresses, either legally or illegally collected — and upload those through a dummy account — which then lets the user see all the profiles created using those addresses." Using a scraping tool, the marketer could then turn that list into a rich set of marketing profiles, with "names, pictures, ages, locations, interests, photos, wall posts, affiliations and names of your friends."
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and former Apple engineer Alex Fielding launching a new private space company. Privateer Space posted this teaser to YouTube but not other details are available. The company's Website suggests they'll share more information at the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) Conference later this week. From Engadget: Wozniak and… READ THE REST
We've become accustomed to wireless chargers that harness a phenomenon called electromagnetic induction to power up nearby mobile devices. The range is very low though, usually requiring the device to be placed right on top of the charging coil. Now though, University of Tokyo researchers and their colleagues have built a model living room that… READ THE REST
Is earth's inbox full? Thanks in Advance guides viewers through the carbon consequences of digital files. "Over a year, one inbox consumes enough energy to illuminate 40 lightbulbs for an hour." The site offers a few easy ways to reduce energy usage. Cleanfox deletes old newsletters and unsubscribes from the ones you don't open. And it's… READ THE REST
For what it's worth, the past year and a half have given you a lot of opportunities to buy some really cool stuff for your desk setup. Maybe it came up in your targeted ads while you spent hours of the day scrolling, or maybe it was an anxiety purchase. Whatever the case may be,… READ THE REST
Owning a dog can be one of the most rewarding experiences. However, if you're someone who has owned one, you've undoubtedly figured out just how challenging taking care of your four-legged friend can be – despite the happiness it can share. A wealth of information on how to best raise and train your dog is… READ THE REST
Before COVID, we used minimal social media to post about cats and our kids. Now, social is a hotspot for viral dances, serious political discussions, and goofy Karen videos the world licks their chops in anticipation for. If you're going to record yourself or someone else being a complete goon, you better have the right… READ THE REST