Mark Zuckerberg has a top-secret exit route through the floor of the conference room


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a 24/7 executive protection and apparently also an escape route just in case: Zuckerberg doesn’t typically work in a cordoned-off office like a traditional corporate executive. Instead, his regular desk is on the floor of Facebook’s open-plan office, just like everyone — but executive-protection officers sit near his desk while he works, in case of...

Facebook to discover privacy?


This is shocking news of the day: Mark Zuckerberg wrote a blog post about his plan to create long-overdue privacy protections for Facebook users. His promises are worthless and at this point useless. In our option Facebook is done, there were way too many misteps over the last couple of years. We have deleted our accounts, considering to do the same with other products own by Facebook like...

Audi cars will have a speed recommendation to avoid red lights


Audi is updating its embedded traffic light-reading technology to help you catch those mythical “green waves” with more precision. This is one of most annoying things every driver in the urban areas has to deal with… poorly timed traffic lights. It slows you down and it is terrible for your car fuel economy. The Verge is reporting: Audi calls the new feature Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory...

Amazon’s acquisition of Eero


Dieter Bohn, writing at The Verge: We all feel trapped — or maybe captured — by the various ecosystems we live in. We all use excellent products every day made by behemoth companies, but increasingly only made by those companies. iPhone or Android, Chrome or Safari, Surface or Mac, Windows or Chrome OS, and even Facebook or Twitter: all, in one way or another, come from one of the big guys. Eero...

In Sweden, thousands have had microchips inserted into their hands.


We carry microchips with us almost all the time, from smartphones to watches and fitness trackers. Is it time for all this technology to slowly crawl under our skin? It looks like it is happening already and Sweden is is leading the pack. Welcome to the future, where convenience is the key word. Microchips are designed to speed up users’ daily routines, it allows to access homes, offices or...

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