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Angry Birds, Meet Jailbirds: New App Helps You Snitch on Your Friends

Want to turn in your neighbor to the Department of Homeland Security, with no accountability? Yeah, there's an app for that.
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Robots can play Angry Birds, too — and help kids with disabilities

Business & Finance : Venture Beat (2 days ago)

Researchers at Georgia Tech are enlisting humanoid robots to play Angry Birds with the help of kids suffering from motor-skill and cognitive disabilities. Kids rehabilitating from these types of disabilities generally perform a seri... Read Post

Feel Like Being A Neighborhood Snitch? There's An App For That!

Industries / Law : Techdirt (4 years ago)

Remember how Homeland Security was working with Walmart to post creepy video messages urging you to spy on your neighbors? Well, the folks at Homeland Security ought to be thrilled with the new "Patriot App" -- which is a special (n... Read Post

Dept. of Homeland Security freezes accounts between Dwolla and bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox

Technology : Pando Daily (last year)

In the first governmental action against bitcoins, the Department of Homeland Security served the Dwolla mobile payment service with a court order requiring it to immediately cease all account activities with the Mt. Gox Bitcoin tra... Read Post


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