27 April 2017

Google Spins Up Its First Servers In Cuba

The company can speed up delivery of high-bandwidth content like YouTube videos because the servers will now store data locally. But accessing the Internet in Cuba remains difficult and expensive.

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Scientists Hunt Hard Evidence On How Cop Cameras Affect Behavior

Police departments in about 95 percent of cities nationally have put wearable cameras on officers, or soon plan to. But do these body cameras make neighborhoods safer? Scientists want to find out.

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'Textalyzer' Aims To Curb Distracted Driving, But What About Privacy?

Police may soon have a device that can tell if a driver involved in an accident had been using a mobile device behind the wheel. Privacy advocates worry about letting police snoop on people's phones.

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Instead Of Showing Off Wealth, Some Show Off Busy Schedules

Instead of buying expensive things, people now use busyness to show their high status. New research finds that many celebrities use social media to boast about their lack of time, not their wealth.

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Analyzing Trump's Patterns Of Tweeting

President Trump is ubiquitous on Twitter. And as we get close to 100 days, we've learned about patterns, including what time of day he usually tweets and how often he makes negative statements.

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