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When Will My Phone Get Android O Update? The Complete List...
Fossbytes | 2017-08-23 12:07 UTC
hen will Android O arrive on my phone? The answer to this question is somewhat uncertain at this point. Android O, Google’s Super Biscuit, had arrived two days ago. There is a lot of work to be done before the Android O update is pushed to smartphon
By ceres on 2017-08-23 13:38 UTC
Microsoft releases fix for botched Office 2016 patch, KB 4011093...
Computerworld | 2017-08-23 12:31 UTC
Late last night, Microsoft released a new Office 2016 patch, KB 4011093. According to the KB article, it fixes a bug in the Aug. 1 Office 2016 non-security patch KB 4011051, which left hyperlinks in Excel 2016 non-functional.It also fixes two additional b
By ceres on 2017-08-23 13:36 UTC
Here we go again: DDoS attacks on the rise!...
Help Net Security | 2017-08-23 13:12 UTC
Newly released data shows that DDoS and web application attacks are on the rise once again, according to Akamai’s Second Quarter, 2017 State of the Internet / Security Report. Contributing to this rise was the PBot DDoS malware which re-emerged as t
By ceres on 2017-08-23 13:35 UTC
AccuWeather caught sending user location data, even when location sharing is off...
ZDNet | 2017-08-22 13:15 UTC
A security researcher has found that the popular weather app sends private location data without the user's explicit permission to a firm designed to monetize user locations.
By kynast on 2017-08-22 22:25 UTC
Block 494,784: Segwit2x Developers Set Date for Bitcoin Hard Fork - CoinDesk...
coindesk.com | 2017-08-18 00:17 UTC
The developer team behind the Segwit2x scaling proposal is set to announce a formal date for a planned bitcoin hard fork today.
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-08-18 00:17 UTC
Rebels of Google: Tampons Kept in Men’s Restrooms Because ‘Some Men Menstruate’...
Breitbart.com | 2017-08-17 16:21 UTC
An exclusive interview with a high ranking former Google engineer who wishes to remain anonymous reveals more aspects of the company's political monoculture, in which conservative and libertarian employees allege they experience a hostile work environment
By viper1 on 2017-08-17 20:30 UTC
Google Home Just Became A Telephone: Why Its Much Better Than Making Calls On Amazon Echo...
Tech Times | 2017-08-17 12:32 UTC
Google has announced that its smart speaker can now place calls for free, provided that the recipients are in the United States or Canada. Googles approach to calling services is much better than Amazon.
By viper1 on 2017-08-17 13:16 UTC
Roku Is Warning Users That 'Non-Certified Channels'Are Not to Be Trusted...
Gizmodo | 2017-08-17 01:00 UTC
Streaming media player Roku has begun to crack down on those among its more than 1,000 privately operated channels which are distributing pirated content, TechCrunch reported, and is warning users that subscribe to them that it can shut down the channels
By aphrodite on 2017-08-17 02:26 UTC
Facebook shut down an anonymous group used by its Trump-supporting employees after people started harassing each other...
Business Insider | 2017-08-16 21:32 UTC
Facebook shut down an anonymous online group for employees in late 2016 after it was increasingly used to talk about Donald Trump and politics.
By aphrodite on 2017-08-17 02:26 UTC
Alt-right calls off March on Google...
The Hill | 2017-08-16 13:19 UTC
Alt-right organizers have called off a "march on Google" to protest the firing last week of a programmer who penned a controversial memo on diversity.
By rjx32 on 2017-08-16 14:03 UTC
Millions of RDP Endpoints Exposed Online and Ready for Bad Things...
Bleeping Computer | 2017-08-15 13:15 UTC
An Internet-wide scan carried out by security researchers from Rapid7 has discovered over 11 million devices with 3389/TCP ports left open online, of which over 4.1 million are specifically speaking the RDP protocol. [...]
By viper1 on 2017-08-15 14:13 UTC
Quantum Internet Is 13 Years Away. Wait, What's Quantum Internet?...
Wired | 2017-08-15 14:00 UTC
A Chinese physicist hopes that quantum communications will span multiple countries by 2030. So ... what's it for?
By viper1 on 2017-08-15 14:13 UTC
Tucker Carlson: ‘Google Should Be Regulated Like the Public Utility’...
Breitbart.com | 2017-08-15 13:22 UTC
Monday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson made the case that government should regulate Google like a public utility. Carlson made those remarks regarding Google’s dismissal of James Damore, a softw
By viper1 on 2017-08-15 14:12 UTC
Google CEO Sundar Pichai canceled an all-hands meeting about gender controversy due to employee worries of online harassment...
recode.net | 2017-08-11 02:45 UTC
The move came after some of its employees expressed concern over online harassment they had begun to receive after their questions and names have been published outside the company on a variety of largely alt-right sites.
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-08-11 02:45 UTC
Fired Coder Speaks Out On Google's "Potentially Illegal Practices", "Recorded Meetings" And "Science Denial"...
Zero Hedge | 2017-08-09 16:35 UTC
For those who have managed to avoid this storyline, James Damore, now a former Google employee, caused outrage when he circulated a manifesto on Friday, complaining about Googles ideological echo chamber, alleging women have lower tolerance for stress and
By viper1 on 2017-08-09 20:03 UTC
Rebels of Google: ‘Constant Abuse, Sneers, Insults And Smears … Sometimes You Get Punched’...
Breitbart.com | 2017-08-08 18:29 UTC
"It’s depressing, mind-numbing, and extremely stressful. It’s also harmful to your health. There were many days I couldn’t do any meaningful work whatsoever....Perhaps fume over posts made internally by people who are very clearly proselytizing what amounts to religious dogma (of the social justice
By viper1 on 2017-08-09 17:55 UTC
Former Google Employee: ‘There Are Efforts to Demote Anything Non-PC from Search Results’...
Breitbart.com | 2017-08-08 18:28 UTC
Google was thrown into turmoil last night after the company fired James Damore, author of a manifesto defending viewpoint diversity and a fact-based approach to the alleged gender gap in tech. In exclusive interviews with Breitbart News, more Google emplo
By viper1 on 2017-08-09 17:53 UTC
"Google Rushed To Fire Damore So Fast, They Didn't Stop To Think How Full Of S**t They Are" | Zero Hedge...
zerohedge.com | 2017-08-09 14:21 UTC
"If people arent allowed to write a thought provoking memo in a polite manner questioning corporate policies without being fired, weve lost an essential component to any halfway decent civilization - the ability to have a conversation without name calling and career destruction. If weve truly lost
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-08-09 14:21 UTC
Facebook quietly shuts down its Snapchat rival...
TechRadar | 2017-08-09 09:12 UTC
Facebook has quietly pulled the plug on niche teen-focused platform Lifestage, less than a year after launch.
By viper1 on 2017-08-09 14:12 UTC
Windows 10 1607 cumulative update KB 4034658 wipes out Update History...
Computerworld | 2017-08-09 13:40 UTC
Its still much too early to tell if were going to have problems with this months Patch Tuesday trove, but one irksome bug has cropped up with the Win10 Anniversary Update cumulative update, KB 4034658 the one that brings Win10 version 1607 up to build 14
By viper1 on 2017-08-09 14:08 UTC
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