Technology - /contrib/tech/

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Mozilla Releases Firefox 59.0.2 to Fix High CPU/Memory Bug, Audio Issue on BSD...
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Mozilla released on Monday the second point release of its latest Firefox 59 "Quantum" web browser for all supported platforms, fixing quite a bunch of issues and adding various improvements.The Firefox 59.0.2 maintenance release is here to addres
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 01:59 UTC
500,000 people downloaded QR code apps with embedded malware from Google Play...
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QR codereader apps with malicious code inside of them were downloaded up to 500,000 times, according to a new report from SophosLabs. The report noes that the apps were able to hide in plain sight by appearing to be standard Android app code.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 01:58 UTC
26 of the 115 most popular VPNs are secretly keeping tabs on you...
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A recent investigation into 115 of the world's most popular VPN services revealed that many are antithetical to their stated claims. To build trust, providers make promises not to track users through logs or other identifying information. But as a pop
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 01:57 UTC
Twitter bans cryptocurrency ads...
The social media site will start banning cryptocurrency ads from Tuesday, including initial coin offerings and token sales.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 01:57 UTC
Underground experiment takes a step toward solving matter-antimatter puzzle...
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An experiment conducted deep underground in an old South Dakota gold mine has given scientists hope that a future detector could help solve one of physics' biggest puzzles: why the universe exists at all. Put another way, the puzzle has to do with the
By kynast on 2018-03-27 01:56 UTC
Deleting Facebook's billions: stock sinks as outrage swells...
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Facebook stock has tumbled as rising criticism about violations of users' privacy has led to investigations and raised the possibility governments will regulate Facebook more strictly.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 01:55 UTC
Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for Cambridge Analytica incident in full-page newspaper ads...
It's probably fair to say that Facebook is in full-on damage control mode right about now. Still reeling from the revelation that Cambridge Analytica stealthily acquired information about mil...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-25 17:57 UTC
"Dumb F--ks": Julian Assange Reminds Us What Mark Zuckerberg Thinks Of Facebook Users...
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Julian Assange fired off a tweet Friday afternoon reminding people of the time Mark Zuckerberg called his users "Dumb fucks" because they trusted him with their private information. Zuck: Yeah so if you ever need info about anyone at Harvard Zuck:
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-25 17:19 UTC
Elon Musk Deletes SpaceX, Tesla Pages In Apparent Nod To #DeleteFacebook...
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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) — Elon Musk is lending his considerable social media voice to the “#DeleteFacebook” campaign. The SpaceX and Tesla founder deleted the Facebook pages for both companies in an apparent response to mounting criticism of the platform’s partnership with a data mining firm facing
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-23 18:38 UTC
Pentagon to launch laser technology that creates 'spooky' voices and visual illusions...
Within three years, the Pentagon expects to launch new technology for a "direct energy weapon" that can create spooky voices and visual illusions, according to...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-22 15:50 UTC
Mozilla pulls Facebook advertising after Cambridge Analytica scandal...
The browser maker takes issue with Facebook's default privacy settings.
By viper1 on 2018-03-22 15:17 UTC
Facebook Scandal Could Push Other Tech Companies to Tighten Data Sharing...
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Big Internet companies and small software developers alike are now likely to face scrutiny over how they share customer information.
By viper1 on 2018-03-22 15:17 UTC
Samsung Galaxy S9 vs. Google Pixel 2: Camera comparison...
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Two leading phones, two of the best camera experiences available today.We've compared the broad strokes of how Samsung and Google take very different approaches to making a top-end smartphone. The processes are different, but the end results are very
By viper1 on 2018-03-22 15:17 UTC
YouTube to ban videos about gun sales and modifications...
YouTube has instituted tougher restrictions for videos about firearms sales and modifications.
By viper1 on 2018-03-22 15:15 UTC
Zuckerberg: It was a "mistake" not to investigate Cambridge at the time...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he is "sorry" for the Cambridge Analytica situation and that it was a "mistake" to trust them or any app developers to delete data after signing a legal certificate. Asked in a CNN interview Wednesday nigh
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-22 02:37 UTC
Dashcam video shows deadly crash involving Uber self-driving vehicle...
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Police in a Phoenix suburb say one of Uber's self-driving vehicles has struck and killed a pedestrian.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-21 23:51 UTC
9 Niche Social Networks to Use Instead of Facebook...
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Niche social networks stay small and serve only those who want to be there.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-21 16:37 UTC
YouTube Clamps Down on Gun Videos, Angering Content Creators...
Videos that promote the sale of firearms and their accessories will be affected by the policy change, according to a statement from the company. As a result, instructional videos that teach viewers to make or install their own gun accessories could be in violation of YouTube's terms of service.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-21 16:24 UTC
FTC is reportedly investigating Facebook's use of personal data...
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Former officials have been worried that Facebook's data sharing with Cambridge Analytica may have violated the FTC consent decree, and it looks like existing officials share their concern. Bloomberg sources have claimed that the FTC is probing Faceb..
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-20 16:07 UTC
Is leaving Facebook the only way to protect your data?...
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What can users do to gain back control of their data or limit how much is shared?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-20 16:06 UTC
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