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Heritage Foundation Disputes ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ Segment On Big Tech...
The “Tucker Carlson Tonight” segment cited a report from the Campaign for Accountability purportedly showing how Koch-funded “conservative organizations in D.C.” like the Heritage Foundation, the American Conservative Union, the American Legislative Exchange Council, and others “have colluded with
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-21 19:54 UTC
Hackers keep dumping Ring credentials online 'for the giggles'...
Three cache of Ring user credentials have surfaced this week.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-20 18:05 UTC
Flickr Could Be In Serious Trouble...
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Flickr, where we could live free if only we were willing to pay for it, may be on its last leg (again). On Thursday, TechCrunch reports, Flickr's relatively new owner SmugMug has sent out an appeal to paying subscribers to tell their friends, bluntly
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-20 18:04 UTC
PCIe 4.0: Everything you need to know, from specs to compatibility to caveats...
It's finally here. AMD gets to hoist the trophy in the race to the next-generation PCIe 4.0 interface for desktop PCs. By combining its superb Ryzen 3000 CPUs , the X570 motherboard chipset, a new spate of PCIe 4.0 SSDs, and either the powerful Radeon
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-17 19:18 UTC
Upgrade to Windows 10 free, here's how...
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Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade offer still works for many Windows 7 and 8 users.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-17 19:17 UTC
Recently Retired USAF General Makes Eyebrow-Raising Claims About Advanced Space Technology...
Recently Retired USAF General Makes Eyebrow-Raising Claims About Advanced Space Technology Authored by Brett Tingley via, Recently retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General Steven L. Kwast gave a lecture last month that seems to further signa
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-16 22:04 UTC
Web Cache Deception attacks still impact websites with 'substantial user populations'...
Two years after first being disclosed, web cache deception attacks impact 25 of today's most popular websites.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-16 19:45 UTC
You're not paranoid. Your phone really is listening in....
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The scene plays out like a thriller: you pull out your phone, and you see an ad for AirPods.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-14 14:57 UTC
Ukrainian company demonstrates "see-through armor"...
Ukrainian innovation defense company, Limpid Armor, has demonstrated its cutting-edge technology of the so-called ‘see-through armor’ during recent trials at the proving ground of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, situated in the Lviv region.
By ukrainiantribune on 2019-12-12 14:26 UTC
Verizon reportedly blocks archivists from Yahoo Groups days before deletion...
All content on Yahoo Groups since its 2001 launch is disappearing Saturday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-09 18:20 UTC
Elon Musk is driving Tesla's Cybertruck prototype around Los Angeles...
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The Tesla CEO took his futuristic Cybertruck to dinner at Nobu in Malibu, California with Grimes. He ran over a sign while leaving the restaurant, and turned in front of traffic that had just received a green light.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-09 18:19 UTC
Bypass discovered to allow Windows 7 Extended Security Updates on all systems...
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Windows hobbyists discover a way to enable (paid) Windows 7 Extended Security Updates on all systems.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-09 05:08 UTC
Big-Tech Tax Gap Hits $100bn As Silicon Six Plead Innocent...
The so-called Silicon Valley Six, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Apple and Netflix have a combined "tax gap" (read shortfall) of more than US$100 billion this decade, according to a new analysis by British organisation Fair Tax Mark. The UK
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-05 08:37 UTC
How much is .org domain business worth? $1.13 billion...
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The Internet Society wants to fund an endowment with the money, and Ethos Capital promises not to jack up .org prices.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-04 23:01 UTC
Google Co-Founders Cede Control of Parent Company Alphabet to Sundar Pichai...
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai will replace Larry Page as CEO of parent Alphabet, extending a long retreat from public roles and active management by Page and Sergey Brin.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-04 05:48 UTC
T-Mobile shows why it's still too early to buy a 5G phone...
T-Mobile's nationwide 5G network is rolling out this week but you shouldn't buy in to the hype yet. Only two phones support it and it's not as fast as other 5G networks.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-02 19:00 UTC
Google is under investigation over its data collection practices...
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The European Commission has started an investigation into "practices relating to Google's collection and use of data". EU antirust regulators have already hit Google with record-breaking fines, but concern remains about how the company collect
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-01 17:32 UTC
7 Windows 10 fixes you'll wish you knew sooner...
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Nearly a billion computers around the world run Windows 10. Critics have praised it. Some users love it while others hate it. Some experts estimate that Windows 10 dominates nearly 40 percent of the desktop OS market, handily surpassing the popularity of
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-01 17:32 UTC
Millions of SMS messages exposed in database security lapse...
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Exclusive: The exposed database was left unprotected without a password. None of the data was encrypted.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-01 17:31 UTC
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