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Fox News Twitter Blackout: Why Hasn't Cable News Network Tweeted in 4 Days?...
Fox has gone radio silence on Twitter in defense of one of its hosts.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-13 18:21 UTC
Third-Party Tool Protects Old PCs Against Spectre Attacks...
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Microsoft and motherboard makers have ignored a large portion of the PC users with their Spectre patches, so a third-party developer took matters in his own hands to create a workaround for those that have been forgotten.
By aphrodite on 2018-11-13 17:42 UTC
Amazon Headquarters: $5 Billion And 50,000 Jobs For Two Hubs...
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Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across two new headquarters it's planning for New York City and a Washington D.C. suburb, the company said Tuesday. The post Amazon Headquarters: $5 Billion And 50,000 Jobs For Two Hubs ap
By aphrodite on 2018-11-13 16:13 UTC
Social media use increases depression and loneliness, study finds...
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Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram may not be great for personal well-being. The first experimental study examining use of multiple platforms shows a causal link between time spent on these social media and increased depression and loneliness.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-09 01:23 UTC
Microsoft Might Have Killed Off Windows Hotfixes...
Microsoft is believed to have retired Windows hotfixes, as the company now directs users to the latest updates and patches published for their version of the operating system.While an announcement in this regard isn't available just yet, there are sig
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-05 12:55 UTC returns after week offline following Pittsburgh shooting...
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Domain name registrar and host Epik said in a blog post on Saturday it had agreed to host the site.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-05 12:41 UTC
I Used Windows 7 for One Week and Now I Like It More than Windows 10...
Depending on who you ask, Windows 10 is very close to overtaking Windows 7 or it has already managed to do it, with its market share increasing every single month.And while there's no doubt that more and more users move to Windows 10, many still consi
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-05 12:40 UTC
Gab, online haven for the Pittsburgh shooting suspect, finds new home with Seattle-area company...
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Now, it looks like Gab has found a new online home: Epik Inc., a domain name registrar company based in Sammamish, according to the Washington Secretary of State's website.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-03 22:38 UTC
Apple reportedly expands the list of 'vintage' products it will repair...
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Apple is expanding its program to repair some of its vintage products that are still in circulation, according to 9to5Mac. Under the program, Apple will extend service of the iPhone 5. It also offer repairs for the 11- and 13-inch models of the MacBo...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-02 00:05 UTC
Let them use Macs: IBM CIO on the importance of giving staff a choice...
'This is the tool that people use eight hours a day. And it's important that people feel that we care about that.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-02 00:04 UTC
Facebook censoring pro-life political ads, again...
A pro-life group is crying foul after Facebook removed three of its paid campaign ads from the popular social media platform.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-01 20:01 UTC
5 Amazing Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Your Cyber Security Training Program...
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When you are working on your online bank account and have to make a transaction, do you suddenly get paranoid and check especially for proper measures to make sure that your information is not compromised? When you shop online, do you ask people for recommendations of “trustworthy” sites? Even when you access your social media on a new computer, do you get this weird sense of insecurity at the back of your head?
By hickz1 on 2018-11-01 06:28 UTC
We posed as 100 senators to run ads on Facebook. Facebook approved all of them....
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On the eve of the 2018 midterms, Facebook's "Paid for by" disclosure for political ads is easily manipulated.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-30 19:17 UTC
AP Censors Pence China Speech on YouTube, Removes Reference to Google Treason...
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Vice President Mike Pence Thursday drops the administrative hammer on Google for their Chinese style censorship and shadowbanning of conservative speech. Calls Googles pending move to China an Act of Treason. Associated Press video edits out any mention. Its what you might call, case in point. With
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-30 01:50 UTC
Amazon hits $100M in donations to more than 1M charities in 5 years through AmazonSmile...
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Amazon has now donated more than $100 million since 2013 to charities chosen by customers through its AmazonSmile program. Amazon announced the donation milestone Monday and said on some items, like its in-house Alexa-powered devices, it will donate 5 per
By ceres on 2018-10-29 16:36 UTC
Twitter looking to remove 'Like' button as a way to improve debate on social network...
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said he plans to remove the
By ceres on 2018-10-29 16:36 UTC
Researchers can now legally restore “abandoned” online game servers...
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Limited exemption requires original server code; games must be played on premises.
By ceres on 2018-10-29 16:35 UTC
IBM Buying Open Source Specialist Red Hat for $34 Billion...
The deal could bolster IBM's position in cloud computing.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-29 03:48 UTC
PayPal Drops Gab Following Pittsburgh Shooting...
The world's most popular payment platform PayPal severed ties with Gab following reports that suspected Pittsburgh shooter Robert Bowers was an avid user, The Verge reports. Gab , which prides itself on being a social network that "champions free
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-28 00:53 UTC
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