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Android TV Box for Netflix, Hulu, and Kodi Exodus

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I will flesh this post out later, but I’m saying, don’t hesitate on getting an Android TV box for ...
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Smart Watches Won’t Make Traditional Watches Obsolete

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What’s with Smart Watches? A wrist computer with a strap is all they are. ....

WordPress 5 Minute Install Discussed and Demonstrated

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The WordPress 5 minute install is here.  Actually it only takes about 3 minutes....

Best Ways to Make Money Online

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Free enterprise meets marketing blogging tops the best ways to make money online, but we’ll get to that ...

How to Make Money on the Internet

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In this post I want to appeal to the downtrodden workers and especially fellow tech workers who may be searchi...

Companies Are Paying Millions For White Hat Hacking

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White hat hackers “are in very high demand,” says PwC’s director of cyber investigation and breach response, in a New York Post article titled “Companies are paying millions to get hacked — on purpose.” An anonymous reader quotes their report: HackerOne, a San Francisco-based “vulnerability coordination and bug bounty platform,” reports that it has some […]

Startup Still Working On ‘Immortal Avatars’ That Will Live Forever

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Startup Eternime, founded by MIT fellow Marius Ursache, is still working on “immortal avatars” that, after your death, will continue interacting with your loves ones from beyond the grave. An anonymous reader quotes CNET: Give Eternime access to your social media profiles and the startup’s algorithms will scrape your posts and interactions to build a […]

America’s Most-Hated ISP Is Now Hated By Fewer People

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“Comcast’s customer service may actually be improving,” writes an Oregon newspaper. An anonymous reader quotes their report: In the second year of Comcast’s broad customer service overhaul, complaints to Oregon cable regulators are down 25%. They’ve also declined 40% since 2014. Complaints are falling nationally, too, according to the highly regarded American Customer Satisfaction Index. […]

Flawed Online Tutorials Led To Vulnerabilities In Software

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An anonymous reader quotes Help Net Security: Researchers from several German universities have checked the PHP codebases of over 64,000 projects on GitHub, and found 117 vulnerabilities that they believe have been introduced through the use of code from popular but insufficiently reviewed tutorials. The researchers identified popular tutorials by inputting search terms such as […]

‘Detergent’ Hydroxl Molecules May Affect Methane Levels In The Atmosphere

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An anonymous reader quotes Caltech’s announcement about the results of a study funded by NASA and the Department of Energy: During the early 2000s, environmental scientists studying methane emissions noticed something unexpected: the global concentrations of atmospheric methane — which had increased for decades, driven by methane emissions from fossil fuels and agriculture — inexplicably […]

Pioneering Researchers Track Sudden Learning ‘Epiphanies’

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wisebabo quotes Science Daily: Until now, researchers had not had a good way to study how people actually experienced what is called “epiphany learning.” In new research, scientists at The Ohio State University used eye-tracking and pupil dilation technology to see what happens as people figured out how to win a strategy game on a […]

CIA, FBI Launch Manhunt For WikiLeaks Source

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An anonymous reader quotes CBS: CBS News has learned that a manhunt is underway for a traitor inside the Central Intelligence Agency. The CIA and FBI are conducting a joint investigation into one of the worst security breaches in CIA history, which exposed thousands of top-secret documents that described CIA tools used to penetrate smartphones, […]

Slashdot Asks: What Was Your First Programming Language?

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This question was inspired by news that Stanford’s computer science professor Eric Roberts will try JavaScript instead of Java in a new version of the college’s introductory computer programming course. The Stanford Daily reports: When Roberts came to Stanford in 1990, CS106A was still taught in Pascal, a programming language he described as not “clean.” […]

Should Archive.org Ignore Robots.txt Directives And Cache <em>Everything</em>?

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Archive.org argues robots.txt files are geared toward search engines, and now plans instead to represent the web “as it really was, and is, from a user’s perspective.” We have also seen an upsurge of the use of robots.txt files to remove entire domains from search engines when they transition from a live web site into […]

Linux PC Maker System76 Plans To Design And Manufacture Its Own Hardware

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An anonymous reader quotes Liliputing: System76 is one of only a handful of PC vendors that exclusively sells computers with Linux-based software. Up until now, that’s meant the company has chosen hardware that it could guarantee would work well with custom firmware and the Ubuntu Linux operating system… Starting in 2018 though, you may be […]