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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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Equifax Deserves the Corporate Death Penalty | WIRED

October 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

Agreed: Equifax Deserves the Corporate Death Penalty | WIRED

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Daring Fireball: Trump’s FCC Commissioner Calls on Apple to ‘Activate’ iPhone FM Antennas That No Longer Exist

September 29th, 2017 · No Comments

What’s absurd is that the FCC commissioner would take his understanding of the iPhone’s technical capabilities from a newspaper editorial rather than from Apple’s own FCC regulatory filings, which I’m pretty sure would show that they’re not capable of acting as FM radios.

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‘Radical and overreaching’: Bell wants Canadians blocked from piracy websites

September 27th, 2017 · No Comments

The CRTC is not much good for anything. Not that this isn’t a horrible idea to begin with: Canada is a safe haven for internet pirates, Bell Canada says. The telecom giant wants the federal government to fight back by blocking Canadians’ access to piracy websites and stiffening the penalties for violations. Source: ‘Radical and […]

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