It’s time to look back at some of the most read tech stories we covered during 2013. Google Glass, NSA spying, video game consoles, and a major upgrade to Apple’s iOS operating system all popular with our readers.
Connecticut also had some interesting connections to the space program this year, with a Waterbury native blasting off to the space station and a commercial space company giving Connecticut residents the opportunity to see two night launches from our backyards.
A minotaur rocket with payloads for the Department of Defense and universities successfully blasted into orbit November 19, with Connecticut residents treated to a spectacular view of its ascent to orbit.
Noah Blumenthal is a self-proclaimed data geek who discovered his passion — “evidence-based decision making” — after attending a meeting of his local Board of Education in Sea Cliff, N.Y. following the Newtown shootings.
NASA Astronaut and Waterbury native Rick Mastracchio arrived at the International Space Station this morning, just six hours after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft.
The vast scale of online surveillance revealed by Edward Snowden is leading to the breakup of the Internet as countries scramble to protect private or commercially sensitive emails and phone records from U.K. and U.S. security services, according to experts and academics.