FCC Grants Itself Power to Now Regulate The Internet

In a power grab, non elected chairmen of the FCC recently voted to classify broadband internet as a telecommunications utility service thus putting the internet under the regulations and whims of the FCC. In a 3-2 vote the chairmen demonstrated how they did not need congress to decide on such a small issue when the […]

DARPA’s Memex; the “Deep Web” Search Engine

Recently on 60 Minutes viewers were given an early look at Memex, DARPA’s new search engine. The inventor of Memex talked about how it will revolutionize law enforcement investigations. “The internet is much, much bigger than people think. By some estimates Google, Microsoft Bing, and Yahoo only give us access to around 5% of the […]

DARPA Hacks and Hijacks Car on 60 Minutes

A 60 minutes story will feature the head of DARPA’s Information Innovation Office, Dan Kaufman. Mr. Kaufman will speak on the security of the internet and devices connected to it (“The Internet of Things”). Many things we would never think are connected to some sort of network really are. This is becoming more and more […]

$400 Google Earth Pro is Now Free

Google Earth Pro, the high end version of the popular software has been made free. The pro version of google’s popular virtual globe software allows for much higher resolution bird’s eye views.This software would cost you $399 a year before this change. This change was likely made to increase functionality over competitors free software such as Apple Maps. […]