Technology - /contrib/tech/

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Bitcoin’s Lightning network, a deep dive...
The Lightning network could enable much cheaper and faster bitcoin payments.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-04 18:34 UTC
Tesla, Australia to turn 50,000 homes into power generators...
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A network of solar panels linked to rechargeable Tesla batteries will be provided free to 50,000 homes in South Australia for electricity as part of a government plan
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-04 18:32 UTC
Tesla is about to start selling solar panels at Home Depot...
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With all the focus on the Model 3 and Tesla's new Semi truck, it's easy to forget that Tesla Motors has an entire division dedicated to revolutionizing home energy. PowerWall, its home ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-03 20:47 UTC
High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumors in male rats: U.S. study...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/health/
Male rats exposed to very high levels of the kind of radiation emitted by cellphones developed tumors in the tissues around their hearts, according to a draft report by U.S. government researchers on the potential health risks of the devices.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-03 20:45 UTC
The Monitors And Displays Of CES 2018...
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As you would expect, CES saw the introduction of several new monitors from the usual suspects. Dell, HP, LG, Lenovo, and MSI revealed a bevy of displays to feast our eyes on.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-03 00:48 UTC
Espionage malware snoops for passwords, mines bitcoin on the side...
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'Operation PZChao' targets US and Asian organisations in cyber attacks reminiscent of Iron Tiger - but this time with the ability to drop trojans, conduct espionage.. and mine bitcoin.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-02 16:24 UTC
The Large Majority Of Conservatives Working In Silicon Valley Feel Uncomfortable, Says Survey...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/tech/
A large majority of conservatives feel uncomfortable working in Silicon Valley, according to a survey published Friday by the Lincoln Network.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-02 16:20 UTC
Alt-Right ICO? Social Network Gab to Sell $10 Million in Tokens...
A controversial right-wing social network seeks funding via an ICO to develop its platform for those disaffected by today's social media monopoly.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 20:13 UTC
Google booted 100,000 malicious developers from Google Play...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/google_play
New malware and unwanted apps are discovered on Google Play nearly every day or so it seems. According to Google's statistics, in 2017 the company has taken down more than 700,000 apps that violated the Google Play policies: copycat apps, apps showing
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 20:11 UTC
Amazon Patents Wristbands to Track Employee Movements...
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Amazon has been granted patents for employee wristbands, which would track workers and tell them where to go.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 20:05 UTC
Hundreds Of Meltdown, Spectre Malware Samples Found In The Wild...
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Security company Fortinet said that Meltdown and Spectre malware has already been seen in the wild, at a time when chip makers and OS vendors are still struggling to release patches to all of their users.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 17:44 UTC
No, Windows 10 hasn't overtaken Windows 7...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/microsoft least not according to Netmarketshare
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 17:44 UTC
Apple To Respond To US Probes Into Slowdown Of Old iPhones...
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Apple acknowledged the probes after reports that the DOJ and SEC were investigating how investors have been affected by their handling of the situation.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 05:55 UTC
Update Your Firefox Now: Mozilla Just Patched a 'Critical' Security Flaw...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/firefox
Firefox version 57, otherwise known as Firefox Quantum, has done wonderful things to help get Mozilla's open-source web browser back in shape, but along the way, the company has made a few mistakes. One of the biggest of Mozilla's recent flubs was
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-31 18:57 UTC
You can get a gaming PC for the price of its graphics card alone...
Prices for graphics cards and memory are so bad currently that it's a better idea to buy a pre-built gaming desktop than build your own. If you're in the market to upgrade, one desktop worth a look is the Dell XPS 8930 VR —right now you can
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-30 19:41 UTC
The best Linux distros of 2018: 8 versions of Linux we recommend...
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We evaluate seven Linux distros aimed at beginners, intermediate and advanced users.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-30 19:16 UTC
The Department of Justice is reportedly investigating the Apple software update that slowed down older iPhones...
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The United States Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Committee have started investigating an Apple software update that slows down older iPhones...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-30 19:14 UTC
White House says it's not considering a national 5G network...
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Yesterday, Axios reported that the Trump administration was considering the option of a government-controlled 5G network. Documents obtained by Axios showed that Trump's national security team had proposed a couple of options, including one where the.
By viper1 on 2018-01-29 18:53 UTC
Mark Cuban has a really bad idea for fixing Twitter...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/twitter
How do you fix a problem like Twitter? Over the weekend, legendary investor Mark Cuban suggested the site take more aggressive action to confirm the identities of its users in order to address the scourge of abusive and fake accounts. It's time for @t
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-29 14:55 UTC
Intel Notified Chinese Firms About Meltdown First Before US Government: Alibaba Group Among The First To Know...
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Intel has been in hot water since the Meltdown and Spectre chip flaws were made public, but another controversy is ravaging the chipmaker. A new report says Intel first told Chinese companies about the flaws before the U.S. government.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-29 14:24 UTC
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