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Apple Identifies Issue With GasBuddy App Causing Some iPhones to Become Unresponsive [Updated] – Mac Rumors

October 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

This is very curious that a single app can cause an iPhone to misbehave like this. This shouldn’t happen regardless of what the app is doing. I suspect we will hear more about this in the coming days. Source: Apple Identifies Issue With GasBuddy App Causing Some iPhones to Become Unresponsive [Updated] – Mac Rumors

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Google’s iOS and Android Apps Track and Store Location Data With Location History Disabled – Mac Rumors

August 17th, 2018 · No Comments

This should come as absolutely no surprise to anyone

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The Beginning of the End of Twitter

August 17th, 2018 · No Comments

This is probably the beginning of the end of Twitter as they are struggling with no viable business model at all.

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Would you wear this muzzle around the office for private calling? – CNET

May 25th, 2018 · No Comments

Perfect for all those worthless open office concepts: Source: Would you wear this muzzle around the office for private calling? – CNET

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Dot-com bust Kozmo makes comeback as online warehouse delivery service | Food Dive

April 25th, 2018 · No Comments

Here we go again: Kozmo.com, a website devoted to grocery delivery created during the dot.com frenzy of the 1990s, has found new life through Yummy.com, a grocer that operates six stores in the Los Angeles area and also does delivery. Yummy.com is relaunching Kozmo.com as a quasi-warehouse club, according to Digital Commerce 360. The new […]

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Announcing 1.1.1.1: the fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS service

April 3rd, 2018 · No Comments

Cloudflare’s mission is to help build a better Internet. We’re excited today to take another step toward that mission with the launch of 1.1.1.1 — the Internet’s fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS service.

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A Simple Explanation of the Differences Between Meltdown and Spectre

January 4th, 2018 · No Comments

Explanation of the differences between Meltdown and Spectre: Source: A Simple Explanation of the Differences Between Meltdown and Spectre

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‘Kernel memory leaking’ Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign • The Register

January 3rd, 2018 · No Comments

This seems to be a pretty significant flaw in Intel processors: Source: ‘Kernel memory leaking’ Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign • The Register

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‘$300m in cryptocurrency’ accidentally lost forever due to bug | Technology | The Guardian

November 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Why I think we are NOT ready for cryptocurrency just yet.

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BlackBerry CEO Promises To Try To Break Customers’ Encryption If The US Gov’t Asks Him To | Techdirt

October 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Just in case you were ever under the impression that BlackBerry was secure. I’ve always told people it isn’t as secure as they want you to believe: Source: BlackBerry CEO Promises To Try To Break Customers’ Encryption If The US Gov’t Asks Him To | Techdirt

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