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Almost 1.8 billion Windows users haven't upgraded to Windows 10...
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Windows 10's market share hasn't recovered since Microsoft ended the freebies
By ceres on 2016-11-01 15:58 UTC
Google Finds 'Serious' Windows Vulnerability...
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Microsoft criticized Google for disclosing the vulnerability before a fix was ready.
By ceres on 2016-11-01 03:06 UTC
WikiLeaks: Google loves the Clintons, and the Clintons love flying on Google's private jet...
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Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt is a big fan of Bill and Hillary Clinton. Emails published by WikiLeaks reveal that Schmidt reached out to Hillary Clintons top aides in 2014 about being a head outside advisor to her presidential campaign.
By viper1 on 2016-11-01 01:58 UTC
Google Glass can teach you Morse code in four hours without trying...
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Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found a way for humans to learn Morse code in four hours just by playing games. The subjects were given Google Glass headsets (ask your parents) and continued to play games while vibrations near the ear slowly embedded subconscious Morsey
By kynast on 2016-10-31 16:39 UTC
Most unpatched Joomla sites compromised in latest wave of attacks...
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If you run a Joomla-based website and you haven’t implemented the latest security release of the CMS, your site has been almost surely compromised. According to Sucuri CTO Daniel Cid, every Joomla site on the company’s network was hit with exp
By kynast on 2016-10-31 16:36 UTC
Your homes online gadgets could be hacked by ultrasound...
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Devices can now communicate with each other via ultrasound, as the Internet of Things reaches the next level but experts warn of security risks
By ceres on 2016-10-28 16:17 UTC
Dyn dinged by DDoS: US DNS firm gives web a bad hair day...
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Reddit, Github, Airbnb and pals affected A denial of service attack against managed DNS provider Dyn restricted access to many US-based websites on Friday.…
By kynast on 2016-10-21 15:04 UTC
Governments refusal to recognize the rise of independent contractors is hurting the economy...
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The workforce of the 21st century has been changing for years. Government, only recently perceiving the movement from a traditional workforce to an..
By earlybird on 2016-10-08 15:05 UTC
How Breakfast Cereal Makers Fooled Americans in '40s | Industry Leaders MagazineHow Breakfast Cereal Makers Fooled Americans in '40s...
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The breakfast cereal industry has seen a continued growth. But, how did it become the most appetizing feature of the American breakfast table?Hash browns, bacon, fruit juice, toast or pancakes, and cereal is the way of the American morning meal. This list, plus or minus, pertains to the average
By colincarter on 2016-10-08 08:32 UTC
Verizon’s Drone to provide 4G Connectivity in Unreachable Areas...
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Verizon Communications is going to provide 4G connectivity in unreachable areas affected by calamities. This drone will later be used commercially.
By colincarter on 2016-10-08 08:27 UTC
3D Printing Your Own Braces Works, Is a Terrible Idea...
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At the age of nine, I became the first kid in my elementary school class to get braces. They did their job, but by the time I left college, Id lost my retainers and my teeth had drifted back into disarray. Imagine the feeling of kinship, then, when I saw
By Ukulele2016 on 2016-03-15 20:34 UTC
NY Times Warns About Europe Expanding The 'Right To Be Forgotten'...
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We recently warned about how the new Data Protection Directive in the EU, while written with good intentions, unfortunately appears to both lock-in and expand the whole right to be forgotten idea in potentially dangerous ways. A big part of it is that the
By kynast on 2015-12-24 09:11 UTC
45,000 drones already logged with US registration database ...
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Those looking to register their drones with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will have to wait until Christmas. Since launching its mandatory registry on Monday, some 45,000 drones have already been logged with the FAA's online database, which is
By kynast on 2015-12-24 09:10 UTC
Senate passes USA Freedom Act, Sen. McConnell is not amused...
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For the first time since the 9/11 attacks, both houses of Congress have agreed to limit the government's domestic surveillance powers. Earlier today, the Senate voted 67 to 32 and passed the USA Freedom Act, echoing the House's vote in May. The bill ...
By kynast on 2015-10-25 01:05 UTC
These earbuds give you superhuman hearing by selectively filtering/amplifying live sounds...
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Imagine what it would be like if, with the help of technology, you could make your already good hearing better. What if you could filter out certain noises and amplify other ones to customize what you can hear? The post These earbuds give you superhuman h
By kynast on 2015-10-25 01:05 UTC
This Seal Has a Sensor on Its Head for Gathering Data About Antarctica...
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It is not easy for a human to traverse the deep, cold waters of Antarctica. It is easy, however, for seals to swim through them. For the past decade, scientists have been turning elephant seals into live, swimming sensors to monitor those waters. Now, the
By kynast on 2015-10-25 01:05 UTC
Saavn, Indias Spotify, Reveals It Has 11M Monthly Users And Hires Ex-Google Exec...
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It's looking like 2015 will be a big year for India's music streaming space. Fresh after Rdio's arrival in the country, Saavn -- a New York based startup that..
By jhattori1 on 2015-01-22 06:06 UTC
Sony Was Also Hacked a Year Ago but Didn't Say Anything...
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Sony Pictures Entertainment appears to have known that its servers were vulnerable for a least a year before the recent hacking scandal
By kynast on 2014-12-20 00:03 UTC
Could this be Samsung's Galaxy S6?...
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Purported image of a prototype of the next Galaxy smartphone shows a big display, thin bezel and seemingly thin design.
By ceres on 2014-12-16 04:36 UTC
Samsung's Galaxy Alpha Gets Super Skinny With Gorilla Glass 4...
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How the bright minds at Corning helped Samsung slim down the new Galaxy Alpha without sacrificing durability. - Steve Symington - Tech and Telecom
By ceres on 2014-12-16 04:36 UTC
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