A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Comcast’s proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is reminiscent of a 1990s-era plan for Internet dominance that Comcast then distrusted.
Having tackled Web-based file storage and e-mail, Dropbox is going after photos with the new Carousel app.
An Internet bug had massive potential security implications. But good luck getting information on whether any actual damage was done.
A security flaw affecting two-thirds of websites is a reminder that the Web relies on a poorly resourced open-source project.
Studying cultural variation around the world has always been expensive, time-consuming work. Which is why the newfound ability to mine the data from location-based social networks is revolutionizing this science.
The most extensive collaboration between the patient social network and a drug company to-date is likely to be just the first of its kind.
How the Internet is changing the way we work
The best of the rest from the arXiv preprint server.
Computer scientists, who have been monitoring the Bitcoin network since January 2013, cast doubt on MtGox’s claim that its bitcoins were stolen by hackers.