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SolarWinds: Russian hackers broke into email accounts at US attorney offices...
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Department of Justice says 27 prosecutors' offices breached and all four New York offices among those that may have lost sensitive material
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-01 11:29 UTC
Sky News Australia says suspended from YouTube for one week...
Sky News Australia said on Sunday it has been temporarily suspended by the video-sharing site YouTube following the platform's review of content for compliance with its COVID-19 policies. "Sky News Australia acknowledges YouTube's right to enf
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-01 11:12 UTC
Amazon hit with record $888M fine over GDPR violations...
EU data protection laws look to be incompatible with the way the online retailer processes customer information, according to Luxembourg.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-30 13:36 UTC
Electric boat startup Arc wants to make a big splash...
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A new startup called Arc wants to revolutionize the boating world with a battery-powered craft made for watersports. The small startup, which employs a handful of former SpaceX employees, has designed a sharp but pricey boat with a big battery and an alum
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-29 16:15 UTC
Google mandates vaccines for all employees returning to offices...
Google's plan comes as the highly infectious delta variant has caused coronavirus cases to rise in every state, with some of the highest numbers in states with low vaccination rates.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-28 19:14 UTC
Dell won't ship energy-hungry PCs to California and five other US states due to power regulations...
Energy efficiency rules appears to be limiting the availability of gaming rigs
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-27 21:20 UTC
A DNS outage just took down a large chunk of the internet...
Akamai said it's fixed the issue and returning to normal operations.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-22 18:08 UTC
Researchers discover high-severity, 16-year-old flaw in drivers for millions of HP, Samsung and Xerox printers...
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Security researchers from SentinelOne have uncovered an ancient vulnerability in the drivers used by printers from three big manufacturers. The high-severity security vulnerability -- which is being tracked as CVE-2021-3438 -- affects drivers for HP, Sams
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-22 12:22 UTC
Poll: Republicans Are Sick of Leftist Big Tech and Big Business...
Over the past year, Big Tech and big business have tanked their image with Republicans, according to a Gallup poll released Monday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-21 15:04 UTC
FT editor among 180 journalists identified by clients of spyware firm...
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Data leak and forensics suggest NSO's surveillance tool used against journalists at some of world's top media companies
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-19 05:40 UTC
Huge data leak shatters the lie that the innocent need not fear surveillance...
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Our investigation shows how repressive regimes can buy and use the kind of spying tools Edward Snowden warned us about
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-19 02:52 UTC
Has Mozilla gone too far? Mozilla Firefox to roll out DNS over HTTPS for Canadian users...
Mozilla has decided to roll out the DNS over HTTPS (DoH) feature by default for Canadian Firefox users later this month. The move comes after DoH has already been offered to US-based Firefox users since 2020.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-08 18:47 UTC
Cell phones and cancer: New UC Berkeley study suggests cell phones sharply increase tumor risk...
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New UC Berkeley research draws a strong link between cell phone radiation and tumors, particularly in the brain.
By ceres on 2021-07-07 16:37 UTC
UFOs, Plasma Lasers, And The Pentagon's 'Voice Of God' Weapon...
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Military lasers which create glowing plasma decoys might explain some UFOs, and it is not just the U.S. developing them.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-07 04:35 UTC
Harvard and MIT researchers created a face mask that tests your breath for COVID-19...
Researchers at Harvard and MIT pioneered a biosensor that can test for COVID-19. The sensor is small enough to embed inside a face mask and provides results
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-28 17:38 UTC
Free Windows 11 upgrade: How to download the beta today if you want to try it early...
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You'll be able to upgrade to Windows 11 for free if you're already a Windows 10 user, and can test out the beta now. Use the PC Health Check app now to see if your PC will be able to run Microsoft's new operating system.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-28 17:32 UTC
Remember that research linking more screen time to depression? Not true, says new data...
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New research claims that the evidence for a link between time spent using technology and mental health is fatally flawed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-26 14:10 UTC
Altice plans to cut upload speeds for its Optimum and Suddenlink cable internet plans...
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New subscribers may see speeds as low as 14% of what current customers get.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-25 19:36 UTC
John McAfee's widow says antivirus pioneer was not suicidal — and feared he'd be 'WHACKD'...
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John McAfee's widow insisted Friday that he was not suicidal — as it emerged he was so convinced he'd be set up he got a tattoo reading "$WHACKD."
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-25 19:35 UTC
Microsoft's Windows 11 reveal event: All the free upgrades coming this fall...
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The tech giant's making Windows 11 work with as many apps and devices as it can, while adding Xbox technology, Android apps and more.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-25 01:13 UTC
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