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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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Category: Customer Service · General · Technology

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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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Category: Apple iOS · General · Technology

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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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macOS High Sierra Vulnerability Allegedly Allows Malicious Third-Party Apps to Access Plaintext Keychain Data – Mac Rumors

September 26th, 2017 · No Comments

This certainly seems like a pretty huge vulnerability.

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Category: Apple OSX · General · Technology

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New Bluetooth vulnerability can hack a phone in 10 seconds | TechCrunch

September 13th, 2017 · No Comments

Looks like at least iOS is not vulnerable. But this could be nasty in other devices. Source: New Bluetooth vulnerability can hack a phone in 10 seconds | TechCrunch

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A Tesla Against Every Possible Odd

August 30th, 2017 · No Comments

An open letter to Elon Musk and Tesla: I’m determined to buy a Tesla as I believe in the company and its mission. However, here is what I’m up against: I currently rent a condo and no way to charge daily overnight. Very long story but I worked with the building management, city regulators, Tesla […]

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Whaddya know, iPad and Apple Watch are selling like crazy again

August 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

For those that keep telling me that Apple isn’t doing well or isn’t doing anything new or isn’t doing that great. Source: Whaddya know, iPad and Apple Watch are selling like crazy again

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Adobe will kill Flash web browser technology in 2020 – CNET

July 25th, 2017 · No Comments

So Steve Jobs was right? Source: Adobe will kill Flash web browser technology in 2020 – CNET

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Microsoft officially ends support for Windows Phone

July 11th, 2017 · No Comments

Does ANYONE actually have a Windows Phone? I haven’t seen one out in the wild in ages! Source: Microsoft officially ends support for Windows Phone

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Only took Google 5 or so years to fix this

July 10th, 2017 · No Comments

When Google first introduced Google Apps for Domains and one setup an alias for their own email (gmail) domain hosting URL, one would only have to enter their username to login. This was very simple for Google to figure out given the URL was unique to your own domain. At one point (I am guessing […]

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