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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
Galaxy S10 leaked renders: S10, S10+, S10E photos leak online...
Although the internet will undoubtedly prove me wrong over the next few days, there doesn't seems to be much else left to leak about the Galaxy S10 series. We know how many phones Samsung is ...
By ceres on 2019-02-12 00:28 UTC
Do We Really Need So Many Foreign Tech Workers?...
Americans don't usually think of technical professionals as "guest workers," yet at any one time, there are more than a half-million foreigners holding tech jobs in the U.S. They are here thanks to the H-1B visa program. H-1B, so the official
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-08 01:06 UTC
Snopes founder explains why Facebook fact-checking partnership dissolved...
Snopes wasn't trying to make a statement when it announced the end of its partnership with Facebook last week. David Mikkelson, founder of the fact-checking organization, said there was a reason Snopes announced the breakup on a Friday afternoon, whic
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-05 21:23 UTC
Reddit Valued At $3 Billion In New Massive Capital Raise...
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In a time when much of contemporary digital media is forced to downsize amid private "down rounds" and delayed IPOs, due to continued industry headwinds whether as a result of shrinking ad revenues or declining readership, Reddit continues to impr
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-05 21:17 UTC
Twitter Permanently Bans Conservative Writer for Defending Mike Pence...
On Saturday, PJ Media columnist Sean Medlock, who goes by the pseudonym "Jim Treacher," was again suspended on Twitter. He appealed. On Monday, the site announced that it would not restore his account because he had engaged in "targeted abuse.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-04 21:01 UTC
A Left-Wing Journalist Mafia Now Runs Silicon Valley...
Journalists complaining about recent layoffs want you to think that their entire profession is at risk. And maybe it was, at one point. But those same journalists now receive hundreds of millions of dollars from both national governments and tech giants, special favors in the latter’s algorithms,
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-04 18:29 UTC
13-Year-Old Arrested After Telling Siri He Wanted 'To Shoot Up A School'...
He is being detained on a charge of Intimidation
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-04 18:15 UTC
An at-home DNA testing company is helping the FBI solve violent crimes...
FamilyTreeDNA, a popular at-home DNA test, is working with the FBI to help the agency solve violent crimes, the company acknowledged in a statement released this week. The policy appears to go beyond the privacy rules generally laid out by other major DNA
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-02 15:03 UTC
Forget Everything You Know About 3D Printing--the "Replicator" Is Here...
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Rather than building objects layer by layer, the printer creates whole structures by projecting light into a resin that solidifies
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-02 15:02 UTC
China creates app to tell you if you are near someone in debt and encourages you to report them...
News of the app has caused quite a bit of controversy after it was originally reported by the state-run China Daily. It is an extension to China's existing "social credit" system which scores people based on how they act in…
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-26 08:52 UTC
Oracle in US hired more Indians than any other race-- but paid them 25% less than whites...
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The US Department of Labour found technology giant Oracle guilty of underpaying some of its employees. Those affected include Americans including women and
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-24 12:41 UTC
Apple Dismisses Over 200 Employees From Its Autonomous Car Project: Report...
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Apple this week dismissed over 200 employees from its autonomous electric car project codenamed "Project Titan" to different parts of the company, CNBC reported on Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-24 12:38 UTC
Microsoft's web browser now warns users about untrustworthy news: Here's how your favorite publications stack up...
Microsoft's new version of its popular web browser now warns users about potentially untrustworthy news sources. The service it uses is called NewsGuard — a third-party application that's run by journalists (including a Business Insider boar
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-23 20:48 UTC
Google Fined $57 Million by French Commission...
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European group alleges Google made it too tough to manage personal information used for targeted ads.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-21 17:35 UTC
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