Technology - /contrib/tech/

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Popular tech stocks like Nvidia, Twitter get smoked as investors fear tech backlash...
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Several of the market's favorite technology stocks tanked as investors grew concerned over the companies' growth markets following new developments Tuesday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-29 02:01 UTC
Microsoft's Windows 7 Meltdown fixes from January, February made PCs MORE INSECURE...
You'll want to install the March update. Like right now if you can avoid broken networking Microsoft's January and February security fixes for Intel's Meltdown processor vulnerability opened up an even worse security hole on Windows 7 PCs and
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-28 22:36 UTC
Tim Cook slams Zuckerberg over Facebook data scandal, boasting 'I wouldn't be in this situation'...
Apple boss Tim Cook pulled no punches when he was asked about Facebook's ongoing privacy scandal. Cook was in Chicago on Wednesday to debut Apple's newest iPad.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-28 22:35 UTC
What a load of codswallop; sard off Microsoft!...
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You might have noticed and deleted an email from Microsoft this morning, informing you of a change in their Services Agreement with you. Fortunately someone over at The Inquirer actually read the update and noticed a particularly egregious update, if you
By ceres on 2018-03-28 17:48 UTC
Facebook guesses users' political leanings and labels them 'very liberal' to 'very conservative'...
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Facebook labels users as either moderate, liberal or conservative. The social media platform's users can also be 'very liberal' or 'very conservative'. Here's how to find out how it labeled you.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-28 01:13 UTC
Google Caught Red-Handed Censoring Search Results Asking Questions About Parkland Shooting...
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In the last two years, censorship on the internet has been brought to an all-time high, thanks to "fake news" hysteria and a consistent campaign from the mainstream media to silence dissenting voices during times of tragedy when the official story
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 02:45 UTC
FCC wants Chinese tech out of US phones, routers...
U.S. officials are discouraging U.S. telephone and internet companies from purchasing Chinese technology that could be used for surveillance, Federal Communications Commissioner Ajit Pai announced Monday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 02:00 UTC
Mozilla Releases Firefox 59.0.2 to Fix High CPU/Memory Bug, Audio Issue on BSD...
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Mozilla released on Monday the second point release of its latest Firefox 59 "Quantum" web browser for all supported platforms, fixing quite a bunch of issues and adding various improvements.The Firefox 59.0.2 maintenance release is here to addres
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 01:59 UTC
500,000 people downloaded QR code apps with embedded malware from Google Play...
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QR codereader apps with malicious code inside of them were downloaded up to 500,000 times, according to a new report from SophosLabs. The report noes that the apps were able to hide in plain sight by appearing to be standard Android app code.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 01:58 UTC
26 of the 115 most popular VPNs are secretly keeping tabs on you...
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A recent investigation into 115 of the world's most popular VPN services revealed that many are antithetical to their stated claims. To build trust, providers make promises not to track users through logs or other identifying information. But as a pop
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 01:57 UTC
Twitter bans cryptocurrency ads...
The social media site will start banning cryptocurrency ads from Tuesday, including initial coin offerings and token sales.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 01:57 UTC
Underground experiment takes a step toward solving matter-antimatter puzzle...
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An experiment conducted deep underground in an old South Dakota gold mine has given scientists hope that a future detector could help solve one of physics' biggest puzzles: why the universe exists at all. Put another way, the puzzle has to do with the
By kynast on 2018-03-27 01:56 UTC
Deleting Facebook's billions: stock sinks as outrage swells...
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Facebook stock has tumbled as rising criticism about violations of users' privacy has led to investigations and raised the possibility governments will regulate Facebook more strictly.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 01:55 UTC
Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for Cambridge Analytica incident in full-page newspaper ads...
It's probably fair to say that Facebook is in full-on damage control mode right about now. Still reeling from the revelation that Cambridge Analytica stealthily acquired information about mil...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-25 17:57 UTC
"Dumb F--ks": Julian Assange Reminds Us What Mark Zuckerberg Thinks Of Facebook Users...
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Julian Assange fired off a tweet Friday afternoon reminding people of the time Mark Zuckerberg called his users "Dumb fucks" because they trusted him with their private information. Zuck: Yeah so if you ever need info about anyone at Harvard Zuck:
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-25 17:19 UTC
Elon Musk Deletes SpaceX, Tesla Pages In Apparent Nod To #DeleteFacebook...
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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) — Elon Musk is lending his considerable social media voice to the “#DeleteFacebook” campaign. The SpaceX and Tesla founder deleted the Facebook pages for both companies in an apparent response to mounting criticism of the platform’s partnership with a data mining firm facing
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-23 18:38 UTC
Pentagon to launch laser technology that creates 'spooky' voices and visual illusions...
Within three years, the Pentagon expects to launch new technology for a "direct energy weapon" that can create spooky voices and visual illusions, according to...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-22 15:50 UTC
Mozilla pulls Facebook advertising after Cambridge Analytica scandal...
The browser maker takes issue with Facebook's default privacy settings.
By viper1 on 2018-03-22 15:17 UTC
Facebook Scandal Could Push Other Tech Companies to Tighten Data Sharing...
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Big Internet companies and small software developers alike are now likely to face scrutiny over how they share customer information.
By viper1 on 2018-03-22 15:17 UTC
Samsung Galaxy S9 vs. Google Pixel 2: Camera comparison...
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Two leading phones, two of the best camera experiences available today.We've compared the broad strokes of how Samsung and Google take very different approaches to making a top-end smartphone. The processes are different, but the end results are very
By viper1 on 2018-03-22 15:17 UTC
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