Technology - /contrib/tech/

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Facebook, Instagram outage spreads globally...
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Reports on Downdetector, a website for reporting problems on applications and websites, have ranged from troubles logging into accounts to the inability to post comments or photos.
By ceres on 2019-03-13 23:32 UTC
Facebook turns to Twitter to explain outages...
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Facebook, the world's largest social network, relied on Twitter on Wednesday to explain that its apps inclding WhatsApp and Instagram were experiencing outages around the world.
By ceres on 2019-03-13 23:31 UTC
Fourth Ripon student has cancer. Parents demand removal of cell tower from school...
Ripon, California, Unified School District is working with Sprint to move a cellular phone tower near Weston Elementary after four students were diagnosed with cancer and parents voiced their concerns.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-13 21:40 UTC
Microsoft will pester Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10 with pop-up notifications...
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Anyone who is still using Windows 7 doesn't have much longer until the operating system is no longer supported by Microsoft. Come January 14, 2020 only those enterprise customers who are willing to pay for Extended Security Updates will receive any ki
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-13 04:23 UTC
Killing Off Windows 7 Won't Be Easy, New Data Shows...
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Windows 7 is projected to be retired in January 2020, but all the data seems to indicate that doing this won't be easy for Microsoft.Last month, for example, instead of going down, Windows 7 actually increased its market share, getting closer to leade
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-13 04:22 UTC
Facebook, Amazon and Google Have a 2020 Problem...
A renewed focus on antitrust from lawmakers like Elizabeth Warren and prominent critics like Barry Lynn could make “breaking up big tech” a cornerstone of the next presidential election
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-12 22:28 UTC
Why I Regret Upgrading to an iPhone XS...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/apple_computer
I've had my iPhone XS for a little over three months, and it's driving me crazy. Not the whole thing. The phone is beautiful, fast, a joy to use. What's driving me crazy is an increasingly complex network of scratches on the display glass. The
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-12 14:53 UTC
Are AirPods dangerous? 250 scientists warn they may be...
Apple's wildly successful wireless Bluetooth headphones, AirPods are among the products 250 international scientists are warning we may be exposed to radiation from, raising cancer risks.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-12 04:33 UTC
WordPress shopping sites under attack...
Hackers using cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw in abandoned cart plugin to take over vulnerable sites.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-12 01:01 UTC
Microsoft to start selling Windows 7 Extended Security Updates from April 1...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/microsoft
While Windows 10 enjoys a significant and growing userbase, there are still many Windows 7 users out there. This includes a large number of enterprise users, and for these customers security is of paramount importance. Last month we learned about the pric
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-11 16:50 UTC
Trump's Big Tech Bluster...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/monopolies
His tweets criticize Facebook and Google, but the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department is making life easier for potential monopolists in Silicon Valley.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-07 18:38 UTC
Zuck Wants to Turn Facebook Into a 'Privacy-Focused' Platform...
Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges that 'we don't currently have a strong reputation for building privacy protective service,' but Facebook plans to 'rebuild' itself around more secure and private principles in the next five years.
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:22 UTC
Spectre-a-like 'Spoiler' flaw affects all Intel Core CPUs...
"My personal opinion is that when it comes to the memory subsystem, it's very hard to make any changes and it's not something you can patch easily with microcode without losing tremendous performance. So I don't think we will see a patch for this type of attack in the next five years and that could
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:21 UTC
Cryptocurrency miners exploit Docker flaw...
According to Imperva research, a container flaw reported last month (CVE-2019-5736) in Docker's remote API has already been taken advantage of by hundreds of attackers. Imperva claims that they were able to locate 3,822 Docker hosts with the remote AP
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-05 15:32 UTC
The NSA may end its controversial phone data surveillance program...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/privacy_rights
The National Security Agency may shut down a controversial program that vacuums up hundreds of millions of call and text message records.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-05 15:31 UTC
Memory Pricing Is Falling the Fastest it has Since 2011...
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DRAMeXchange reported that DRAM prices in the current quarter dropped nearly 30 percent, which it said is the "sharpest decline in a single season since 2011.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-05 15:31 UTC
Phone numbers are the new Social Security numbers...
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Cellphone numbers have become a primary way for tech companies like Facebook to uniquely identify users and secure accounts, in some ways becoming a proxy for a national ID. Why it matters: That over-reliance on cellphone numbers ironically makes them a l
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-05 15:29 UTC
Cisco warns a critical patch is needed for a remote access firewall, VPN and router...
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Cisco is warning organizations with remote users that have deployed a particular Cisco wireless firewall, VPN and router to patch a critical vulnerability in each that could let attackers break into the network. The vulnerability, which has an impact rati
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-28 18:41 UTC
NY poised to join 41 states in criminalizing revenge porn...
Lawmakers in New York have voted to join 41 other states in criminalizing revenge porn.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-28 18:40 UTC
Facebook Eliminated Over One Billion Page-Views to Conservative Websites in 2018 Now, Thanks to James O'Keefe, We Have Proof This Was The Plan...
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Facebook has been shutting down traffic to conservative websites since the 2016 election. Conservatives dominated social media in 2016 where they were able to get the truth uncensored. Facebook ended that in 2017 and 2018. The Gateway Pundit spoke with tw
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-27 18:40 UTC
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