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South Korea's justice minister says preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading...
South Korea's justice minister said on Thursday the ministry is preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading through its exchanges.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-11 07:23 UTC
Intel Releases Processor Microcode Patch for Linux OSes, Here's How to Update...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/linux
Intel has released an updated microcode patch for Linux-based operating systems to address the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities.By now, everyone heard about Meltdown and Spectre, two severe hardware bugs that affect billions of devices, putti
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-11 00:05 UTC
Bitcoin conference stops accepting bitcoin for tickets, oh the irony...
A bitcoin conference stopped accepting bitcoin to pay for tickets because of transaction fees and other processing issues, and the irony is painful.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-11 00:03 UTC
Nvidia confirms its GPUs are 'immune' to Meltdown bug...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/nvidia
On Tuesday, Nvidia issued a security bulletin regarding updates it made to its driver software to address the Meltdown CPU vulnerability thats had tech companies running scared for the last
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-11 00:03 UTC
It Is Silly Season in the Land of Cryptocurrency...
The excitement about bitcoin and blockchain is sort of like the dot-com bubble if nobody in 2000 was quite sure what the internet was for.
By rjx32 on 2018-01-10 18:27 UTC
Seattle's Now Charging a $10 Tax On a $16 Case of Gatorade...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/us/wa/, /contrib/seattle
Yeah, theyre looking atyou, dude with the Big Gulp.
By rjx32 on 2018-01-10 18:26 UTC
State officials who opposed marijuana law now defending it...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/marijuana_industry
State leaders have all publicly backed the Cannabis Control Commission and its work to stand up a regulated marijuana industry, even as that industry became far more vulnerable to federal prosecution.
By weedcitynews on 2018-01-10 17:06 UTC
Judge Cites Trump Tweets in Decision to Block Move to End DACA Program...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/
U.S. District Judge William Alsup cited President Donald Trump's posts on Twitter in his decision to block of the administration's plans to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, The Washington Post reported.
By viper1 on 2018-01-10 16:47 UTC
Goldman Sachs Gets Real About the Crypto-Craze...
Goldman says that bitcoin could succeed as a form of money, but the bar for entry into the currency basket remains high.
By viper1 on 2018-01-10 16:31 UTC
Billions worth Mt. Gox bitcoins 'not lost': someone doesn't want them found - RT source...
The hundreds of thousands of bitcoins stolen from the Mt. Gox exchange four years ago could be recovered, but there are powerful forces against it, according to bitcoin entrepreneur William Mook.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-10 05:13 UTC
White House Claims DACA Fix Is Not 'Amnesty'...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders claimed a permanent solution for the DACA program is not amnesty, in a Tuesday press briefing.
By rjx32 on 2018-01-10 02:26 UTC
Bannon Exits Breitbart After Feud With Trump Over Book Remarks...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/news_media
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has left his job as executive chairman ofBreitbart News, the website said in a statement on Tuesday, Bloomberg News reports.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-09 21:25 UTC
Microsoft says older Windows versions will face greatest performance hits after Meltdown, Spectre patches...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/microsoft
Windows 7 and Windows 8 users will notice the greatest decrease in system performance after the processor patches are applied.
By kynast on 2018-01-09 20:27 UTC
Red Hat Warned Partners Of Computing, Cloud Performance Loss Stemming From Protecting Against Chip Vulnerabilities...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/linux
The leading distributor of open source server and cloud operating systems says all its major infrastructure products are affected by Meltdown and Spectre. Solution providers are expecting some systems to be degraded by up to 30 percent...
By kynast on 2018-01-09 20:26 UTC
Microsoft admits that the Meltdown/Spectre patches will hit Windows Server performance...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/microsoft
After several days of dodging questions about the performance impact of patches designed to fix the Meltdown/Spectre chip design flaws, Microsoft acknowledged Tuesday morning that Windows Server is now slower for certain types of applications thanks to th
By kynast on 2018-01-09 20:17 UTC
Google's New Fact-Check Feature Almost Exclusively Targets Conservative Sites...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/google
Google has a new feature in which it provides fact-checking for news content on its search platform, but there is a catch: it's only for conservative news.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-09 20:15 UTC
NY Influenza Surveillance Report (PDF)...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/us/ny/, /contrib/health/
Influenza activity level was categorized as geographically widespread. This is the fourth week that widespread activity
has been reported.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-09 04:49 UTC
Mitt Romney successfully treated for prostate cancer: source...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Mitt Romney, strongly considering a run for a U.S. Senate seat from Utah, underwent successful treatment for prostate cancer last year, a source close to Romney said on Monday.
By rjx32 on 2018-01-08 20:15 UTC
UPDATE 1-Bitcoin slides as website drops S.Korea prices from virtual currency rates...
NEW YORK, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Bitcoin sank on Monday after website CoinMarketCap removed prices from South Korean exchanges from its calculations of digital currency rates without any warning, resulting in a steep drop in all virtual coins they track.
By rjx32 on 2018-01-08 19:10 UTC
Ex-Google engineer fired over diversity memo sues company...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/google
The former Google engineerfired in August after he wrote a memo that the company saidperpetuated gender stereotypes sued his former employer onMonday, saying he was the victim of workplace discrimination andretaliation.
By rjx32 on 2018-01-08 19:09 UTC
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