Live Tube Map Showing Trains Moving On The London Underground Network

Live London Underground Train MapLive London Underground Train Map

This map shows all trains on the London Underground network as they move, in approximately real time. The yellow pins are stations and the red pins are trains. Live departure data is fetched from the TfL API, and then it does a bit of maths and magic. It’s surprisingly okay given this was done in… Continue Reading …

How Social Networks Are Using Your Data

Companies collect all sorts of data to build a database of you from social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Bebo, website forums, blogs and other websites. How do they use all this info on you? For example, did you know that your Facebook friends could influence what kind of credit you get from a… Continue Reading …

SpyPhone App Steals Personal Data from ALL iPhones – Jailbroken or Not!

A Swiss iPhone developer has unveiled a new application that is capable of harvesting huge amounts of personal data from iPhones, including geolocation data, passwords, address book entries and email accounts information, images, Safari Browsing history, youtube, keyboard logger, etc. all this using just the public API exposed by Apple’s SDK. In order for this… Continue Reading …

Google wants to speed up the web by ditching HTTP for SPDY

On the Chromium blog, Mike Belshe and Roberto Peon write about an early-stage research project called SPDY (“speedy”). Unhappy with the performance of the venerable hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP), researchers at Google think they can do better.

Microsoft Data Recovery For Sidekick T-mobile Users

Story so far: Users of T-Mobile’s Sidekick have been suffering through a major outage over the past several days that left many without access to the Web or their address books. Read more at CNET. Next turn of events: T-Mobile and Danger (the Microsoft-owned subsidiary that makes the Sidekick) has just announced that they’ve likely… Continue Reading …