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Google's near-monopoly may be crumbling...
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The tech lords of Silicon Valley have never been short on arrogance, but as Mark Zuckerberg just learned, they are not invulnerable to public and political backlash
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-05 14:38 UTC
DDoS of Things Survival Guide...
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Cyber-attack strategies always evolve, but 2016 witnessed the resurgence of traditional attack strategies blended with new twists that many were ill prepared to defend. IoT-based distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks leverage open source malware th
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 18:46 UTC
Intel drops plans to develop Spectre microcode for ancient chips...
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Company claims it's too hard, and few systems have exposure to attack.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 18:44 UTC
The Latest: Up to 87M affected in Facebook privacy scandal...
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal (all times local):2:30 p.m.Facebook says as many as 87 million people may have had their data accessed in the Cambridge Analytica scanda...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 18:44 UTC
Microsoft pledges $5B Internet of Things investment over 4 years...
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Microsoft said Wednesday it plans to invest $5 billion in the complicated-but-exciting world of Internet of Things over the next four years. In a blog post, Corporate Vice President of Azure Julia White didn't go into detail about how the $5 billion w
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 18:43 UTC
BlackBerry's going after Snapchat now. Who's next?...
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If you're a social media service, then you might want to lock your doors, because it looks like BlackBerry is on the hunt. Its most recent target: Snapchat. BlackBerry's first target was Facebook, which it claimed was ripping off messaging tech it
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 18:43 UTC
Is Facebook Anti-Christian? Company Under Fire After Rejecting Jesus Ad For Good Friday...
FB had come under fire and apologized for censoring an ad from a Catholic university, after claiming it contained
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 17:40 UTC
YouTube shooting: suspect was angry site stopped paying her, says father...
Many video creators on YouTube have spoken publicly in recent months about their frustrations with YouTube’s new restrictions on which videos can earn ad revenue, a change that many said hurt smaller video producers. YouTube’s policy changes were announced following corporate outrage last year when
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 15:50 UTC
Warning: User data can be scraped from public WhatsApp groups...
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According to a new report by European researchers, WhatsApp's group chat feature is prone to data breach despite being end-to-end encrypted. The feature is flawed by design and allows data to be harv
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-04-04 09:22 UTC
Mark Zuckerberg Responds to Tim Cook’s Facebook Diss...
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Cook said "I wouldn't be in this situation."'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-02 22:03 UTC
Net neutrality repeal -- how will IT networks be impacted?...
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With Net neutrality in the midst of upheaval, there are significant changes afoot for both businesses and consumers in terms of internet access and control. New rules are expected to create differing service categories, allowing ISPs to prioritize access
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-02 16:11 UTC
Multimillionaire Fight: Facebook's Zuckerberg And Apple's Tim Cook Battle Over Data Privacy...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg responded sharply to Apple CEO Tim Cook's recent statements that his company doesn't care about privacy of its users.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-02 15:57 UTC
Sweden: ISIS fundraiser posted his appeals on Facebook for two years before they were deleted...
A 35-year-old man in Sweden appealed for donations to the Islamic State (Isis) terror group using statuses posted to his open Facebook account.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-01 17:26 UTC
The Best GPUs For Ethereum Mining, Tested and Compared...
Let's take a look at the energy requirements of cryptocurrency mining rigs: Which current-generation GPUs are the most suitable for Ethereum mining?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-30 16:29 UTC
You can officially buy an $80 Android phone now...
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It ain't an iPhone, but a new Android Go device will get you online for $80. The ZTE Tempo Go phone just launched in the United States, delivering a pared down version of Google's mobile operating system at a low price. It has a 5-inch screen, som
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-30 16:29 UTC
Senior Facebook executive Andrew Bosworth defends leaked memo that said 'growth is justified' even if people could die...
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A senior Facebook executive has defended a leaked internal memo in which he appeared to endorse growth even at the expense of user safety. Andrew Bosworth wrote in 2016 that social media giant's reason for existence was connecting people - and it shou
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-30 04:18 UTC
SpaceX will add lots of space traffic over the next few days...
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Two launches are planned from both coasts of the US in the next four days as SpaceX ramps up on its long road to Mars and beyond.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-30 04:09 UTC
Lohan Fails to Convince Court Her Image Is in Video Game...
It looks like "Game Over" for actress Lindsay Lohan in her state court fight against a software company for using what she claims is a likeness of her in a video game.Lohan's lawyer argued before New York's top court that Take-Two Interact
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-29 19:56 UTC
Silicon Valley's Ultimate Diversity Problem Is Ideological: New at Reason...
More tech folks call themselves libertarian than anything else. So why are they afraid to speak up at work?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-29 18:18 UTC
Update Drupal ASAP: Over a million sites can be easily hacked by any visitor...
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Dangerous Drupal flaw could leave your site completely compromised if you don't patch the flaw immediately.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-29 16:44 UTC
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