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The next version of HTTP won't be using TCP

The next version of HTTP, as agreed upon by the Internet Engineering Taskforce, is going to make some big changes.In its continued efforts to make Web networking faster, Google has been working on an experimental network protocol named QUIC: 'Qui (osnews)

Be prepared for power outages with this AC/DC power station: Just $99.53 - CNET

Normally $126, this luggable battery has two AC outlets, four USB ports and more. Plus: *Three* bonus deals! (feedproxy.google)

US Chip Cards Are Being Compromised In the Millions

According to a study from Gemini Advisory, some 60 million U.S. cards were compromised in the past 12 months. \Of those, 93 percent were EMV chip-enabled,\ reports Threatpost. \Also, crucially, 75 percent, or 45.8 million, were records stolen from in-pers (rss.slashdot)

Improving DuckDuckGo

At DuckDuckGo, we do not collect or share any personal information. That's our privacy policy in a nutshell. For example, we do not store IP addresses, and we do not create unique cookies. As such, we do not even have the ability to create search histo (osnews)

Why Intel processors draw more power than expected

One of the recent topics permeating through the custom PC space recently has been about power draw. Intel's latest eight-core processors are still rated at a TDP of 95W, and yet users are seeing power consumption north of 150-180W, which doesn't make m (osnews)

Scientists predict a 'dark matter hurricane' will collide with the Earth - CNET

Yes, here's the story of the dark matter hurricane -- a cosmic event that may provide our first glimpse of the mysterious, invisible particle. (feedproxy.google)

OK Google, why was your web traffic hijacked and routed through China, Russia today?

BGP attack committed 'grand theft internet'People's connections in the US to Google ? including its cloud, YouTube, and other websites ? were suddenly rerouted through Russia and into China in a textbook Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) hijacking attack.? (register)

China Unicom Hijacks the Internet...Again

Users attempting to access Google, Snapchat, Spotify, Nest, Google Cloud, and a myriad of other Alphabet hosted or related websites were met with unresponsive or slow connections. These intermittent availability issues were due to web traffic being rerou (hardocp)

What to Expect When InSight Lands on Mars

If all goes well, anxious space fans on Earth will learn of a successful InSight landing on Mars on Monday, 26 November 2018, at 19:53 UTC. Here's a preview of all the landing day events. (planetary)

Uncle Sam wants you to sit less and move more. Here?s how you can meet the new exercise guidelines

Listen up, Americans! The government has been recommending you get 150 minutes of exercise a week for a decade now. That?s just 20 minutes a day ? and not even one in four of you can handle it. But the Department of Health and Human Services, armed wi (latimes)

UFO spotted by multiple pilots prompts investigation - CNET

Pilots saw bright lights 'moving so fast' over Ireland Friday. They're not calling the sight aliens, but authorities are taking a closer look. (feedproxy.google)

C language update puts backward compatibility first

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Between you, me and that dodgy-looking USB: A little bit of paranoia never hurt anyone

Let's lift our eyes from the balance sheet and take a look around...Arriving at a recent conference organised by one of the government's many regulatory bodies, I received my obligatory lanyard ? and something else, credit-card-shaped, emblazoned with th (register)

The Next Version of HTTP Won't Be Using TCP

'The HTTP-over-QUIC experimental protocol will be renamed to HTTP/3 and is expected to become the third official version of the HTTP protocol, officials at the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) have revealed,' writes Catalin Cimpanu via ZDNet. 'This (rss.slashdot)

The Man Who?With a Blinding, Flapping Visor?Drove on a Highway

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The Sun accidentally blew up a bunch of lost sea bombs in 1972

Without the Sun, none of us would actually be here, so we should be pretty thankful that it exists at all. That being said, tumbling through space around a star isn't always a walk in the park, especially when that star has a temper.Every once in a wh (feedproxy.google)

Burnout in IT

Let?s not ignore mental health in IT, let?s talk about it. (itproportal)

The Real Reason Palmer Luckey Was Fired From Facebook

ZDNet's Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols argues that the founder of Oculus, Palmer Luckey, wasn't fired because of his political views, as a recently-published Wall Street Journal article suggests, but because the virtual-reality company lost a $500 million inte (rss.slashdot)

Eating for two? Feeding habits during pregnancy may have lasting consequences

The eating habits of a mother during pregnancy have a profound impact on children and even grandchildren. Blindly following a saying like ?eating for two? without paying attention to the selection of food and nutrients can have repercussions. In this stud (blogs.biomedcentral)

Corporate America's Blockchain and Bitcoin Fever is Over

S&P 500 executives are dropping blockchain buzzwords less on earnings calls and during presentations to analysts and investors. Analysts are also asking about it less. From a report: The hype was just that. The odds of a company turning blockchain 'he (rss.slashdot)

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