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PayPal Admits They Collude With The SPLC To Blacklist Conservatives...
PayPal CEO Dan Schulman admitted to the Wall Street Journal that they work with the far-left Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) to decide who to blacklist from their platform. His conversation with the Wall Street Journal came just one day after PayPal ba
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-26 03:11 UTC
ICANN urges adopting DNSSEC now...
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Powerful malicious actors continue to be a substantial risk to key parts of the Internet and its Domain Name System security infrastructure, so much so that The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is calling for an intensified community ef
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-25 22:44 UTC
WinRAR Releases Patch After Researchers Discover 19-Year-Old Security Flaw That Put 500M Users At Risk...
WinRAR issues a new patch after a security vulnerability was found in its data compression tool. According to researchers from Check Point Software Technologies, the flaw is 19 years old and puts 500 million users at risk.
By ceres on 2019-02-25 19:27 UTC
What Linus Torvalds really thinks about ARM processors...
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In a recent post, Torvalds shared some thoughts about ARM processors and servers, and people thought he was dismissing ARM's future on servers and the cloud. Here's what he really meant.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-25 16:21 UTC
How the Vatican approaches gene editing, life extension, and stem cell research...
The Vatican might not be a place where you'd normally expect to hear about cutting-edge scientific research, but that was the case in April last year. Several hundred scientists, physicians, and policymakers gathered in Rome for the latest Internation
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-25 16:19 UTC
YouTube pulls ads from anti-vaccination videos and Pinterest blocks all vaccination searches amid measles outbreak...
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Google-owned YouTube removed ads from videos promoting anti-vaccination rhetoric that violated its ad policies and Pinterest blocked all searches on vaccination to stem the flow of misinformation amid a measles outbreak in Washington state.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-25 16:17 UTC
After a big privacy backlash, Google's Nest explains which of its products have microphones and why (GOOG, GOOGL)...
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This week, Google told Business Insider that the microphone in its Nest Guard home security device was "never intended to be a secret." The backlash had some people wondering: Do other Nest products have microphones they might not know about? Goog
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-24 15:39 UTC
ICANN: There is an ongoing and significant risk to DNS infrastructure...
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Recent rash of DNS hijacking attacks has spurred ICANN to urge the industry for a more rapid DNSSEC adoption.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-23 19:43 UTC
Warning issued over attacks on internet infrastructure...
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Key parts of the internet infrastructure face large-scale attacks that threaten the global system of web traffic, the internet's address keeper warned Friday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-23 01:43 UTC
YouTube Demonitizes Anti-Vax Channels After BuzzFeed Contacts Advertisers...
YouTube on Friday demonetized channels which promote anti-vax content, after BuzzFeed notified a spate of advertisers that their ads were being run alongside anti-vax videos, reports BuzzFeed . YouTube said that such videos fall under its policy prohibiti
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-23 00:26 UTC
Millions of websites threatened by highly critical code-execution bug in Drupal...
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Brace yourself. Previous Drupal vulnerabilities have touched off an exploit arms race.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-22 07:02 UTC
Defence finally ditches XP for Windows 10...
100,000 Defence users have made the migration from the operating system that Microsoft officially stopped delivering support for in 2014.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-22 07:01 UTC
Samsung just announced a phone with 1TB of built-in storage...
Word around the rumor mill suggested Samsung was about to announce a phone with a ridiculous one terabyte of storage built right in, and sure enough: it did. Samsung announced four different variations of the Galaxy S10 today — the S10e, the S10, th
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-20 20:14 UTC
Galaxy S10 price, release date and specs: Samsung launches Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10e...
And they'll be available to pre-order from today
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-20 20:13 UTC
Windows 7's support deadline may expire in July, if you don't apply this patch...
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Windows users still running Windows 7 already face a deadline of Jan. 14, 2020, when Windows 7 support expires. But if you routinely block updates, break that habit briefly to allow an upcoming March patch. Otherwise, Windows 7 support will effectively st
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-19 23:23 UTC
Canceling YouTube TV? These are some great alternatives...
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If it's time to get rid of Google's live TV service, you've got a number of options.There's a lot to love about YouTube TV. The simple single plan. The multiple accounts that you can share with your family. The unlimited DVR.But YouTube TV
By ceres on 2019-02-18 19:50 UTC
Security researcher 'concerned' to find Twitter is not deleting your deleted direct messages...
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When you delete a direct message on Twitter, it is gone forever, right? From a user's point of view, this is true -- a deleted message vanishes. But a security researcher has discovered that Twitter is actually hanging onto these messages. Karan Saini
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-17 16:52 UTC
Selling 911 location data is illegal—US carriers reportedly did it anyway...
AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint sale of GPS data called
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-13 22:23 UTC
Users revolt after Chinese censorship giant Tencent invests $150 million in Reddit...
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Chinese tech giant Tencent is reported to have put $150 million into the site, and given the state of the internet in China, where access is censored and certain sites are inaccessible altogether, Redditors are nervous.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-12 06:45 UTC
BOMBSHELL: Apple demands Natural News stop writing about abortions or Satanism; threatens to block Natural News app from all Apple devices...
In a series of shocking "demand" emails containing screen captures showing lists of Natural News articles, Apple has demanded Natural News stop publishing articles critical of abortions or Satanism, threatening to block the Natural News app from all Apple devices if Apple's demands ar
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-12 01:52 UTC
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