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CIA Captured Putin's 'Specific Instructions' To Hack the 2016 Election, Says Report

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Daily Beast: When Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr., CIA Director John Brennan and FBI Director James B. Comey all went to see Donald Trump together during the presidential transition, they (rss.slashdot)

Immigrating to Canada with a STEM Degree in Hand

By Nahomi Amberber, Policy and Politics Co-Editor. Fifty years after it was first established, the Canadian point system for immigrants continues to have large effects on our culture, our economy and our diversity. The 1967 regulations valued education, o (blog.scienceborealis.ca)

A Cryptocurrency Without a Blockchain Has Been Built To Outperform Bitcoin

An anonymous reader quotes a report from MIT Technology Review: Bitcoin isn\t the only cryptocurrency on a hot streak -- plenty of alternative currencies have enjoyed rallies alongside the Epic Bitcoin Bull Run of 2017. One of the most intriguing examples (rss.slashdot)

Lawmakers Are Fighting For Net Neutrality

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Lawmakers and public officials are responding to the FCC's decision to gut net neutrality with promises of action. In the hours following the FCC hearing, officials from around the country announced laws (rss.slashdot)

When your immune system becomes your worst enemy

Our innate immune response can sometimes be so drastic that it ends up harming us in its attempt to save us from serious infection. (sciencenordic)

5 reasons why America's Ctrl-Z on net neutrality rules is a GOOD thing

Shut your whining, it's going to be greatAnalysis The FCC voted 3-2 Thursday morning to get rid of net neutrality rules.? (register)

How to Transcribe Audio to Text for Free

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A fully loaded iMac Pro will cost you $13,200

Photo: AppleIt's official! As we reported yesterday morning, the iMac Pro is now officially on sale in the United States, starting with the two base models?the 8-core and 10-core variations?and a price tag of $5,000 for the 'standard configurati (dpreview)

You Can Now Unlock Pandora Premium by Watching Ads

Pandora boasts millions of users, but the vast majority of them listen to the free radio offering. Pandora Radio only lets you influence the songs being played by giving a thumbs-up or a thumbs-down. Which obviously isn& (makeuseof)

Morning Coffee ? 15 December 2017

Here are a few stories to read this morning. What can possibly go wrong? (Antipope) Canadian Government Triggers Major Copyright Review (TorrentFreak) Stability in the book marketplace does not mean commercial publishers continue to maintain their share ( (feedproxy.google)

6 open source home automation tools

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10 Best Linux Business Apps

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Noninvasive Radiation Therapy Halts Deadly Heart Rhythm

schwit1 shares a report from The New York Times (Warning: source may be paywalled; alternative source): The patients were gravely ill, their hearts scarred by infections or heart attacks. In each, the electrical system that maintains a regular heartbeat h (rss.slashdot)

Here's how tech's responding to the net neutrality vote - CNET

The tech industry vocally opposed the FCC's decision to reverse Obama-era net neutrality policies. (feedproxy.google)

E-waste is a huge and growing problem ? and the US is a big reason why

Electronic waste is a big problem, and it's only getting worse. The amount of e-waste generated between 2014 and 2016 increased by 8%, according to a new report by the United Nations University, the International Telecommunications Union, and the Internat (feedproxy.google)

Ex-Microsoft intern claimed one of her fellow temps raped her. Her bosses hired him

Woman's nightmare revealed in discrimination lawsuitAn ex-Microsoft worker has accused the US software giant of bungling her internal complaint that a fellow employee raped her while she slept.? (register)

Minecraft was Destroying the Internet Even Before Ajit Pai

This is quite a long read over at Wired, but it is incredibly interesting if you are into network security. Long story short, it all started with some geeks trying to bring down competitive Minecraft servers were the guys responsible for all sorts of DDo (hardocp)

China's FAST --'World's Largest Radio Telescope Reveals 3 New Pulsars'

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View detailed hardware and system information with this free system utility. 2017-12-14 (freewarefiles)

Contact Lens Startup Hubble Sold Lenses With a Fake Prescription From a Made-up Doctor

Alison Griswold, reporting for Quartz: The Hubble contacts sitting in front of me are everything the ads promised: two weeks' worth of soft, daily lenses in robin's-egg-blue packaging. They arrived promptly, one week after I placed an order on Hubble's we (rss.slashdot)

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