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Facebook’s “Aquila” Drone Promises Worldwide Web Access

It seems like drones are everywhere. From warfare and surveillance to agriculture and entertainment, all kinds of industries are finding uses for unmanned aircraft technology.  Even Facebook, the social media superpower, has been interested in creating its own drone...

Dropbox Boosts Competition with New Features

Dropbox has teamed up with Clementine, a young and promising collaboration application, to add messaging and voice conferencing tools to its growing list of services.  A popular file-sharing application within the educational and private community, Dropbox serves over...

Shopping on Smartphones

According to the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index, sales completed on mobile devices has increased by a staggering 57% since June. This includes smartphones and tablets, although shoppers are twice as likely to use their smartphone than a tablet. While the study...

Chicago to Tax Online Entertainment

In today’s world of fast-paced tech advancement, new gadgets and systems are constantly entering the market. Sometimes our paradigms have a hard time keeping up. This is a known problem with the Consumer Price Index, for example. Twenty years ago, when conceptualizing...

Comcast Founder Ralph Roberts Dies at 95

Ralph Joel Roberts, cable television tycoon and Comcast creator, died on June 18, 2015 at the age of 95. In a statement for The New York Times, his son, current CEO of Comcast Brian Roberts, describes him as “the most optimistic man [he] ever knew” and as having “a...

The End Of The Internet As We Know It

ARIN, the American Registry for Internet Numbers is expected to use up all of the remaining IPv4 addresses by the end of the month. Basically, the Internet is running out of space. Time to panic? Not quite. But before I discuss the impact of this development, let us...

Bell Launches LTE-Advanced with Speeds of up to 220 MBPS

Bell, the leading Canadian service provider, recently promised theoretical download speeds of up to 220 mbps on their new LTE-A network. Although only theoretical, this is one of the fastest download speeds in the world. On average, downloads will likely be closer to...

USA FREEDOM Act

Just last week, Congress passed the USA FREEDOM Act in light of the Patriot Act’s recent expiration. The bill, which aims to “increase transparency and improve accountability of surveillance agencies” (accessnow.org), has prompted mixed reactions from digital freedom...

What is Trello?

This is Trello! I know it doesn’t look like much, and that’s one of Trello’s strongest features. So what exactly is Trello then? Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance, Trello tells you what’s...