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Self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator accused of $5 billion crypto heist...
Craig Wright accused of "perpetrating a scheme" to con Dave Kleiman and his estate.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-28 17:24 UTC
More than half of IT pros believe their organization was breached at least once in 2017...
A new study of 165 IT and security professionals at medium-sized companies across the US reveals that 53 percent believe their organization was breached one or more times in 2017. The report from security-as-a-service company Cygilant shows a lack of conf
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-27 15:31 UTC
Bitcoin developer warns Lightning Network is flawed and vulnerable to DoS attacks...
Bitcoin maximalists have long counted on the Lightning Network and its off-chain transaction solution to fix the network's increasing scaling issues and exorbitant transfer costs but it seems this dream might not be as close to reality as the blockcha
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-27 15:30 UTC
Google releases info on 2.4 million 'right to be forgotten' requests...
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Google has received 2.4 million "right to be forgotten" requests since 2014, most of which came from private individuals, according to its latest transparency report. Europe's biggest court passed the right to be forgotten law in 2014, compell
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-27 15:30 UTC
New vulnerability allows attackers to trick single sign on systems...
Single sign on (SSO) is popular with businesses as it allows control of access to multiple resources without the need for lots of different credentials. But researchers at Duo Security have uncovered a vulnerability that can allow attackers to trick syste
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-27 15:29 UTC
The Trump Administration Has Just Made the H-1B Visa-Approval Process Even Harder...
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The move, in line with Trump’s “Buy American and Hire American” executive order from last year, will directly impact an entire cohort of Indian outsourcing firms like Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys, Wipro, and others. These companies often send workers from India, displacing qualified
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-25 19:11 UTC
Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus trade-in: Get up to $350 back for your old phone...
If you're interested in getting the new Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus, Samsung can give you cash back for your old phone.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-25 19:10 UTC
Galaxy S9 is $720, but you'll pay more on Verizon and AT&T...
Here's how much the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will cost you and where to get the best discounts.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-25 19:10 UTC
US immigration authorities target outsourcing firms in new H-1B visa memo...
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The federal government plans to apply more scrutiny to third-party staffing agencies seeking skilled work visas to bring foreign-born workers into the U.S. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued a memorandum Thursday expressing its intention to
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-23 21:22 UTC
Another former employee sues Google over issues of diversity...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Another former Google employee is suing the tech company over issues of diversity.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-22 17:41 UTC
Preservation or theft? Historians, publishers argue over “dead” game servers...
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DMCA exemption fight shows mistrust over limited
By viper1 on 2018-02-21 16:43 UTC
Altice One crams your modem, router, and streaming box into one device...
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The Altice One is currently rolling out in the Optimum and Suddenlink coverage areas, combining the modem, router, and set-top-box into one unit. It's for subscribers of the Optimum digital TV and internet platform. The post Altice One crams your mode
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-20 02:15 UTC
Bogus Linux vulnerability gets publicity...
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No, there's not a new security hole that gives attackers complete control over Linux servers. But, if you use a poor password, yes, you can still get hacked. Imagine!
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-20 02:14 UTC
Google AI can predict heart disease by looking at pictures of the retina...
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Machine learning can help medical researchers with scientific discovery.
By viper1 on 2018-02-19 18:51 UTC
In late-breaking photo leak, Galaxy S9 bares it all...
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Get one last sneak peek at Samsung's flagship before it launches next week.
By viper1 on 2018-02-19 18:49 UTC
Residential solar is cheap, but can it get cheaper? Paths to $0.05 per kWh...
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NREL releases a paper similar to Tesla's stated solar roof business plan.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-18 21:41 UTC
Microsoft hints at early April release of Windows 10's next feature upgrade...
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Microsoft this week released the first preview of what will become Windows 10 version 1809, this year's second feature upgrade and the one slated to ship this fall. But the debut of what Microsoft calls the "Skip Ahead" build for Windows 10 18
By viper1 on 2018-02-16 18:48 UTC
Intel currently facing 32 class-action lawsuits for Spectre and Meltdown...
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Yesterday, Intel expanded its bug bounty program to catch more issues like the extensive Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws, but that was too little, too late for some chip owners. We knew three class-action lawsuits were filed in early January days afte...
By viper1 on 2018-02-16 18:48 UTC
LinkedIn Users Will Soon Know What Jobs Pay Before Applying for Them...
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LinkedIn just introduced a way to help its members avoid going through the interview process for jobs with salaries that do not meet their expectations. The professional network announced the rollout of Salary Insights, which will add estimated or expecte
By viper1 on 2018-02-14 19:15 UTC
A self-driving truck drove from California to Florida with minimal human intervention...
Embark has just completed a coast-to-coast test drive of its self-driving semi-truck. The San Francisco-based startup is building self-driving software specifically designed for long-haul routes on interstate highways. The 2,400-mile ride lasted 44 hours
By viper1 on 2018-02-14 18:15 UTC
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