There's a good chance you have a score on your computer or smartphone that says how big a fan you are of pot. It was calculated by a company you’ve never heard of, packaged up in a cookie designated for you, and placed on your device as you browsed the Internet; it determined what kind of online ads you saw if pot legalization was a voting issue in your state last November.
"Open Whisper Systems’ apps are “used all over the world.” He is especially pleased by its popularity in Brazil, where media have recommended his apps as a great option for free global calling and texts. “What’s awesome is they don’t mention encryption and privacy,” says Marlinspike. “They just like that the apps are simple and free.”"
Google's campus looks like a space colony in the airy, whimsical plans released last week of its proposed new headquarters. We took a close look at the drawings and noticed some strange, amusing and bizarre details in Google's future.