At annual European conference, hackers dream of a DIY satellite-communications network that would sidestep Internet censorship. But in the ungoverned realm of space, what’s to stop any country from shooting down the satellites?
Because drivers are being robbed when delivering to customers who ordered by cell phone, some restaurants stop responding to those who order by cell.
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Chicago restaurants stop taking cell phone orders
Better than a Platinum card–Bug Bounty debit card gives security researchers some clout.
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Facebook hands out White Hat debit cards to hackers
Hackers reportedly plan to fight back against Internet censorship by putting their own communications satellites into orbit and developing a grid of ground stations to track and communicate with them.
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Hackers Said to Be Planning to Launch Own Satellites to Combat Censorship
It’s just about time to close the books on 2011 and move on to the promise of a brand new year. But we wanted to take a few final glances back at the year that was, starting with a round-up of our top stories of 2011, based on page views
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2011 in review: Macworld’s top stories
Google has reportedly yanked an app masquerading as Siri, Apple’s voice command personal assistant software, from the Android marketplace.
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Google Pulls ‘Official’ Siri App from Android Market
Jonathan Ive, the industrial designer behind iconic products like the MacBook, the iPod, the iPhone, and the iPad, is named a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth.
Apple designer Ive becomes Sir Jony
The new year promises we’ll see a tech revolution, from smartphones capable of making payments to printers handling Web and e-mail printing with greater ease to the launch of the Windows 8 operating system. Laptops, cameras, and the components in our devices will also improve (supposedly) by leaps and bounds. Here’s a rundown of what to expect in 2012.
2012 Tech Outlook: A Look at What’s Ahead
Google, Facebook and Twitter are getting attention as revelers say goodbye to 2011 and hello to 2012.
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Google, Facebook, Twitter Help Revelers Ring in New Year
The week’s big news and rumors in Apple land, including record-setting activations on Christmas and a $1.2M fine in Italy.