Recent Privacy Issues Surrounding Social Media

Social media usage rates have increased at an incredible speed over the past decade. In 2006, a Pew survey revealed that only 5 percent of adults used the major social networking sites such as Facebook or LinkedIn. When they repeated the survey just six years later in 2011, that number had risen sharply to 50…

What Is The Internet Of Everything?

As most are aware, the Internet is a global network of servers and personal computers (desktops, laptops, tablets, mobile phones, etc.); it allows humans to access and transmit information anywhere in the world. The Internet of Everything takes this one step further. Whereas humans have traditionally been the ones behind the wheel, the Internet of…

Google’s New Patent Shield for Open Source Internet

Google has long been known as a friend of open source programming, and in its developer pages it claims to have released over 20 million lines of code along with 900 separate projects. Does Google stick to this open source ideal when it comes to its strongest rivals? Major competitors and internet giants like Facebook,…

Glass Of 2013: 6 Things You Need To Know About Google Glass

A wearable computer? Yeah, right. Oh, wait… That’s a rough summary of most people’s thought processes when first encountering Google Glass, Google’s latest and most exciting prototype. Resembling a pair of glasses, this product is set to change the face of wireless technologies, and bolster the use of cloud computing worldwide. Here we list a…