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The Price Of Ignoring Free Internet Security Advice: Billboards Of Goatse

Normally, when we talk about companies and institutions looking to silence security researchers and their ilk who have tried to expose potential threats, the story ends without tragedy. United Airlines, for instance, went on the attack on Chris Roberts, (feedproxy.google)


Pirate Bay Alternatives

With all this activity surrounding The Pirate Bay, we decided to look the best alternatives to the The Pirate Bay. News surrounding The Pirate Bay%A0is certainly a reminder that it& (feedproxy.google)


16 Must Have Android Apps

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Do atoms going through a double slit ?know? if they are being observed?

Wheeler's 'delayed choice' gedanken done with single helium atom (feedproxy.google)


Dropped iPhone 5 films its watery descent to the ocean floor

An iPhone 5 user from San Diego almost lost his Apple handset after accidentally dropping it into the sea. & (feedproxy.google)


Photographer Snaps 100K Pictures in Front of One Shop

Simon H%F8gsberg takes thousands of images and uses facial recognition software to create a photographic map of all the people that pass by one grocery store. The post Photographer Snaps 100K Pictures in Front of One Shop appeared first on WIRED. (feeds.wired)


Volvo Self-Parking Car Hits People Because Owner Didn't Pay For Extra Feature

schwit1 writes: A video that recently went viral shows a demonstration of a Volvo XC60's self-parking feature. It reverses itself, waits, and then confidently drives into a group of people at a non-negligible speed. (Two were hit, and while both were brui (rss.slashdot)


Lenovo unveils another Chromebook competitor -- $249 Windows 8.1 laptop

With PC shipments continuing on a downward slope, manufacturers are finding new ways to attract consumers. In the high-end segment, it is all about specs: high-resolution screens, lots of battery life, powerful processors and so on. But, at the other end (feeds.betanews)


Insurer Won't Pay Out For Security Breach Because of Lax Security

chicksdaddy writes: In what may become a trend, an insurance company is denying a claim from a California healthcare provider following the leak of data on more than 32,000 patients. The insurer, Columbia Casualty, charges that Cottage Health System did a (rss.slashdot)


4 Passive Income Streams to Generate More Revenue

Pop quiz. What is the definition of passive income?A. Making fat stacks without ever having to lift a finger.B. Income earned from an enterprise in which you are not actively involved, but which you created through an initial investment. (sitepoint)


Wild weather across US and Mexico a sign of El Ni%F1o's return

Storms and other extreme weather in Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and Alaska could be the first signs that climate's bad boy is back with a vengeance (feeds.newscientist)


A simple text will bring your iPhone to its knees

It does not take sophisticated software or advanced knowledge of iOS to cause an iPhone and its Messages app to crash, as a simple text message can do the job just fine. As an iPhone 6 Plus user, this is the first time that I am feeling vulnerable for usi (feeds.betanews)


Raspberry Pi vs. Raspberry Pi 2 vs. CuBox: performance comparison

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Apple quietly fixed a problem that made its Macs 'like using Windows 15 years ago'

Apple has gotten rid of a troublesome piece of software in its desktop operating system that was causing users to find it tricky to connect to the internet, 9to5Mac reports. 'discoveryd' was a new piece of software that was meant to improve the way Macs c (feedproxy.google)


Dynamically reprogramming matter

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How to mine Bitcoin on a 55-year-old IBM 1401 mainframe

The IBM 1401 mines 1 block in 40,000 times the age of the universe, or 80 sec/hash. (feeds.arstechnica)


Microsoft announces Cortana for Android, iOS

Part of the power of a personal assistant comes from being available on the go, on the device you carry with you everywhere. And for people who don't have the benefit of a Windows phone, we want to extend the advantage of Cortana in Windows 10. How will t (osnews)


Creationists Manipulating Search Results

reallocate writes: It looks like some Creationists are manipulating search results to ensure websites pushing religion are appearing in response to queries about science. Ask Google 'What happened to the dinosaurs?' and you'll see links to Creationist sit (rss.slashdot)


Discuss: One week on, what do you think of Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10122?

It's been one week since Microsoft rolled out its latest Windows 10 Insider Preview - and now that you've had some time to take it for a spin, we're eager to hear your thoughts on build 10122 so far. Read more... (neowin)


2 Teen Diablo Players Were Charged, Got Probation For 'Stealing' Virtual Items That Were Replaced

With some of the recent news stories about how cheating, or other crimes, committed in virtual settings is resulting in real-world legal consequences, I'm sort of surprised the media hadn't picked up on this story before. Apparently back in the summer of (feedproxy.google)




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