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 2017-09-23 02:05 

Slashdot

Hackers Using iCloud's Find My iPhone Feature To Remotely Lock Macs, Demand Ransom Payments... +

AmiMoJo shares a report from Mac Rumors: Over the last day or two, several Mac users appear to have been locked out of their machines after hackers signed into their iCloud accounts and initiated a remote lock using Find My iPhone. With access to an iClou...

 2017-09-23 01:56 

Fark

New statue to Kalashnikov in Moscow accidentally includes image of German WWII rifle, whose designer was taken to Russia and may have worked on AK-47 design [Awkward]... +

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 2017-09-23 01:40 

reddit

Bali volcano: Australians warned to check travel plans as 240,000 residents urged to evacuate... +
 2017-09-23 01:27 

Fark

It's a good thing Alaska built all those bridges to nowhere, since the legislature forgot to pay next year's ferry budget [Dumbass]... +

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 2017-09-23 01:25 

Slashdot

Court Rules That Imported Solar Panels Are Bad For US Manufacturing... +

The International Trade Commission has ruled that American companies are being hurt by cheap solar panels from overseas, providing an opportunity for President Donald Trump to tax imports from countries like China. The Verge reports: Today's unanimous dec...

 2017-09-23 01:24 

Fark

The iPhone version of the Quote of the Day app is done. More DIT [Spiffy]... +

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 2017-09-23 01:17 

reddit

California TV Viewers Alarmed by Apocalyptic Emergency Alert... +
 2017-09-23 00:49 

Fark

One Canadian province decides to make the day after pill available at pharmacies [Hero]... +

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 2017-09-23 00:45 

Boing Boing

Frankenstein Jr and the Impossibles... +

He makes the scene when things look mean....

 2017-09-23 00:45 

Slashdot

Microsoft and Cannoical Make Custom Linux Kernel... +

Billly Gates writes: Microsoft and Cannoical's relationship is getting closer besides Ubuntu for Windows. Azure will soon be offering more customized Ubuntu containers with a MS optimized kernel. Uname -r will show 4.11.0-1011-azure for Ubuntu cloud based...

 2017-09-23 00:45 

Slashdot

Microsoft and Canonical Make Custom Linux Kernel... +

Billly Gates writes: Microsoft and Canonical's relationship is getting closer besides Ubuntu for Windows. Azure will soon be offering more customized Ubuntu containers with a MS optimized kernel. Uname -r will show 4.11.0-1011-azure for Ubuntu cloud based...

 2017-09-23 00:26 

Fark

When you really need it to come in 30 minutes or less? Or in most farkers case 30 seconds or less. And yes, you would probably hit it [Amusing]... +

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 2017-09-23 00:05 

Slashdot

Google Experiment Tests Top 5 Browsers, Finds Safari Riddled With Security Bugs... +

An anonymous reader writes from a report via Bleeping Computer: The Project Zero team at Google has created a new tool for testing browser DOM engines and has unleashed it on today's top five browsers, finding most bugs in Apple's Safari. Results showed t...

 2017-09-23 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this bunny in hand [Photoshop]... +

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 2017-09-22 23:52 

Fark

CVS encourages people to switch to Walgreens [Interesting]... +

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 2017-09-22 23:43 

Fark

Authorities seek toilet paper bandits, analyze skid marks left at scene [Stupid]... +

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 2017-09-22 23:23 

Boing Boing

DHS informs 21 states that Russian hackers attacked their voting systems in 2016 election... +

The Department of Homeland Security today revealed which states were targeted by Russian hackers trying to break into voting systems during the 2016 election cycle. DHS said "most" states were unsuccessfully attacked, but didn't make clear how and where t...

 2017-09-22 23:20 

Slashdot

Verizon Backtracks Slightly In Plan To Kick Customers Off Network... +

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Verizon Wireless is giving a reprieve to some rural customers who are scheduled to be booted off their service plans, but only in cases when customers have no other options for cellular service. Veriz...

 2017-09-22 22:57 

Boing Boing

Trump's legal defense is funded in part by at least one donor with ties to Russian oligarchs... +

Who's paying for the attorneys representing President Donald Trump in the federal probe of Russian election interference? His legal defense is in part funded through a Republican Party account with a number of rich donors. Among them are a “billionaire in...

 2017-09-22 22:55 

reddit

Marriott says it will not cancel conference hosted by anti-Muslim hate group... +
 2017-09-22 22:50 

Fark

Camera car used by council to catch cars parking illegally is photographed parking illegally [Facepalm]... +

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 2017-09-22 22:40 

Slashdot

Walmart Wants To Deliver Groceries Straight To Your Fridge... +

New submitter Rick Schumann writes: Walmart has a new marketing idea: "Going to the store? No one has time for that anymore," Walmart says. They want to partner with a company called August Home, who makes smart locks, so a delivery service can literally ...

 2017-09-22 22:20 

Fark

If you ever wanted to own the mansion from the "Talladega Nights" movie, then you are in luck... if you can pony up the asking price of $4.2 million [Interesting]... +

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 2017-09-22 22:17 

reddit

She went into hiding after claiming rape. Now, 6 pets are dead and she's charged with lying... +
 2017-09-22 22:00 

Slashdot

Adobe Security Team Accidentally Posts Private PGP Key On Blog... +

A member of Adobe's Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) accidentally posted the PGP keys for PSIRT's email account -- both the public and the private keys. According to Ars Technica, "the keys have since been taken down, and a new public key h...

 2017-09-22 21:50 

Fark

Lawyer flashes school bus with high school girls headed to basketball game, forgets kids nowadays have mobile phones with cameras [Creepy]... +

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 2017-09-22 21:22 

reddit

US government tells election officials in 21 states hackers targeted their systems in 2016 but most systems not breached... +
 2017-09-22 21:20 

Fark

Not to be outdone by Colorado's "Mad Pooper," Kentucky's "Poopman" strikes again [Sick]... +

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 2017-09-22 21:20 

Slashdot

Passwords For 540,000 Car Tracking Devices Leaked Online... +

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Hacker News: Login credentials of more than half a million records belonging to vehicle tracking device company SVR Tracking have leaked online, potentially exposing the personal data and vehicle details of dri...

 2017-09-22 20:55 

Boing Boing

News anchors blowing their tops: the supercut... +

Don't you feel sorry for these ill-tempered, thin-skinned, diva-esque, impatient, abusive, screaming, swearing, blame-casting, highly-paid professional newsreaders?...

 2017-09-22 20:51 

reddit

Man robs bank, goes to KFC with bag of money... +
 2017-09-22 20:50 

Fark

Meanwhile, at the United Nations: "The chair recognizes the ambassador from Saudi Arabia." Ambassador: "Mmmmh, pleased to be here, I am" [Fail]... +

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 2017-09-22 20:43 

reddit

Magnitude 5.8 quake hits off northern California... +
 2017-09-22 20:40 

Slashdot

Oracle Announces Java SE 9 and Java EE 8... +

rastos1 writes: Oracle has announced the general availability of Java SE 9 (JDK 9), Java Platform Enterprise Edition 8 (Java EE 8) and the Java EE 8 Software Development Kit (SDK). JDK 9 is a production-ready implementation of the Java SE 9 Platform Speci...

 2017-09-22 20:36 

Boing Boing

What is the “very disgusting bodily fluid” in Detroit airport soap dispensers? Cops and officials won't say... +

Cleanup crews are removing what police and Detroit Metro Airport officials are describing as an "unusual substance" discovered in the soap dispensers in the bathrooms. They aren't saying exactly what it is, other than a "bodily fluid" that is "very disgus...

 2017-09-22 20:32 

reddit

Wu-Tang Clan diss Martin Shkreli in new track 'Lesson Learn'd'... +
 2017-09-22 20:20 

Fark

More rich people problems: Attempting to beat your Hamptons riding horse before it's dead during a competition [Dumbass]... +

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 2017-09-22 20:07 

Fark

Hey, Salt Lake City, what happened to all those homeless people you arrested? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ [Strange]... +

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 2017-09-22 20:04 

Fark

Bloggers: "We'll give you some great online exposure in exchange for a free meal at your Michelin-starred restaurant". Chef: "Your blog sucks" [Fail]... +

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 2017-09-22 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this thrown fat man [Photoshop]... +

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 2017-09-22 20:00 

Slashdot

Move Over Connected Cows, the Internet of Bees Is Here... +

A new project is aiming to bring bees online by putting them in tiny "backpacks"; so that scientists can track the threatened insect's behaviour and help its survival. From a report: Bees in Manchester initially will be connected to the internet using tech...

 2017-09-22 19:24 

Boing Boing

This Cockatoo woke up with a serious case of bird attitude... +

“Yes, human, I knocked over your cup. What are you gonna do about it? Nothing." (more…)...

 2017-09-22 19:20 

Fark

Police warn teens about man acting strange even by Florida standards [Florida]... +

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 2017-09-22 19:20 

Slashdot

Nestle Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For... +

Nestle, the world's largest food and beverage company, has been bottling water since 1843 and has grown into the largest seller of bottled water. But a detailed report on Bloomberg uncovers the company's operation in Michigan, revealing that Nestle has co...

 2017-09-22 19:16 

reddit

Mass evacuation as Puerto Rico dam bursts... +
 2017-09-22 19:12 

Boing Boing

Monkey gets a nice shave... +

Feels good, man. (more…)...

 2017-09-22 19:10 

Boing Boing

Idiot smashing store window gets hit with instant karma... +

Wait for it. (more…)...

 2017-09-22 19:01 

Boing Boing

Husky puppy's first howl... +

Awooooooo! (more…)...

 2017-09-22 18:50 

Boing Boing

Dad and son with autism have a conversation... +

Just a video of a dad and his son having a conversation. Why did dad record and share it? To help people understand the day-to-day experience of communicating with people who have autism. “There are times when the autistic individual is very able to comm...

 2017-09-22 18:50 

Fark

Maniac finds a way to make whitewater rafting even more dangerous by stacking nine rafts on top of each other and rafting using nine foot oars (w/video) [Amusing]... +

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