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- Greenwald: Why the CIA Is Smearing Edward Snowden After Paris Attacks
- JoeyRox points out that Glenn Greenwald has some harsh words for the CIA in an op-ed piece for the LA Times. From the article: Decent people see tragedy and barbarism when viewing a terrorism attack. American politicians and intelligence officials
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Will Ship With Linux Kernel 4.4 LTS
- prisoninmate writes: The current daily build of the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) remains based on the Linux 4.2 kernel packages of the stable Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) operating system, while the latest and most advanced Linux 4.3 kernel is
- Japanese Company Makes Low-Calorie Noodles Out of Wood
- AmiMoJo writes: Omikenshi Co, an Osaka based cloth manufacturer best known for rayon, a fibre made from tree pulp, is expanding into the health food business. Using a similar process, Omikenshi is turning the indigestible cellulose into a pulp thats
- Free Pascal Compiler 3.0.0 Is Out; Adds Support For 16-Bit MS-DOS, 64-Bit iOS
- Halo1 writes: Twenty-three years ago, development started on the first version of the Turbo Pascal and later also Delphi-compatible Free Pascal Compiler, for OS/2 no less. Two decades and change later, the new Free Pascal Compiler 3.0.0 release still supports
- Russians Build Nuclear-Powered Data Center
- judgecorp writes: The government-owned Russian energy company Rosenergoatom is building Russias largest data center at its giant Kalinin nuclear power station. Most of the space will be available to customers, and the facility expects to be in demand, thanks to
- Software Freedom Conservancy Asks For Supporters
- paroneayea writes: Software Freedom Conservancy is asking people to join as supporters to save both their basic work and GPL enforcement. Conservancy is the steward of projects like Samba, Wine, BusyBox, QEMU, Inkscape, Selenium, and many more. Conservancy also does
- 900 Embedded Devices Share Hard-Coded Certs, SSH Host Keys
- An anonymous reader writes: Embedded devices of some 50 manufacturers has been found sharing the same hard-coded X.509 certificates (for HTTPS) and SSH host keys, a fact that can be exploited by a remote, unauthenticated attacker to carry out impersonation,
- Black Friday Dealmaster starts early with the post-turkey bargains
- Game consoles, computers, TVs, phones, holy crap, thats a lot of deals and stuff.
- It’s illegal to make private copies of music in the UK—again
- Youre also forbidden from format-shifting or uploading to the cloud.
- Star Wars beyond the films: Ars’ staff picks its fave games, toys, more
- Knock-off Turkish film, Darth Tater, weird Windows 95 RPG round out our list.
- UK ISP boss points out massive technical flaws in Investigatory Powers Bill
- Supporters of new Snoopers Charter do not understand how the Internet works.
- A brief history of USB, what it replaced, and what has failed to replace it
- USB isnt perfect, but it replaced lots of ports well never have to see again.
- My coworkers made me use Mac OS 9 for their (and your) amusement
- If you want to appreciate the present, try living in the past for a few days.
- Chip-based credit cards are old news; why is the US only rolling them out now?
- Two months after the Oct. 1 liability shift, not much has changed.
- Gigabyte Z170X Gaming G1 Review
- There is a review of the Gigabyte Z170X Gaming G1 motherboard posted today at Tech Report. For comparison purposes, you can see our evaluation here.So, what do you do if you want an abundance of PCIe lanes, but you also
- Three Goldman Bankers Leave For Uber
- It looks like Uber is stocking up on Wall Street Bankers. Any guesses as to what the company is up to? The bankers are the latest to leave Wall Street banks for Silicon Valley startups, where the lure of more
- More Thefts Happen on Black Friday Than on Any Other Day
- Just a heads up for those of you planning on doing a little Black Friday shopping this year. It would seem that thieves work overtime stealing stuff on that day. Clothing and apparel, he said, are 40% more likely to
- Thanksgiving ardware Round-Up
- Cases: Phanteks Enthoo Pro M Mid-Tower TechnologyXETC.: Lenovo Yoga 900 @ HotHardwareMSI Interceptor DS200 Gaming Mouse @ ThinkComputersTesoro Excalibur Spectrum RGB @ NikKTechMotherboards: ASRock Z170 Extreme6 @XtremeHardware Gigabyte H170N-WIFI @ Hardware SecretsPower Supply: Cooler Master V550S @ techPowerUP!Storage: ADATA XPG
- ASUS Announces 20th Anniversary Gold Edition GTX 980 Ti
- ASUS is releasing the GTX 980 Ti version for the 20th Anniversary Golden Edition to celebrate 20 years of making graphics cards. This will be the last chance to get the limited edition gold card. It is not just a
- University of Toronto Receives $200K NVIDIA Foundation Award for Cancer Research
- A team at the University of Toronto, led by Dr. Brendan Frey, is advancing computational cancer research by developing a genetic interpretation engine a GPU-powered, deep learning method for identifying cancer-causing mutations. Today the NVIDIA Foundation, our employee-driven philanthropy
- Hilton Says Some Payment Systems Hit By Malware
- This would have been nice to know before everyone hit the road this week to be with family and friends for the holiday. Hotel chain operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it identified unauthorized malware in some payment
- Best NASes: Holiday 2015
- We have already published holiday guides for mobile devices, laptops, CPUs, PSUs and SSDs. Today, we will take a look at the various options available in the commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) network-attached storage (NAS) market space.The COTS
- Huawei Launches The Mate 8, with Kirin 950
- Today Huawei announces their new flagship, the Mate 8. We've already had a look at the Mate S during this year's IFA conference, and while I didn't quite manage to finalize the review of that
- The Corsair SP (Static Pressure), AF (High Airflow) 120/140mm Fan Review
- Both the selection and the testing of a fan can be a rather complicated matter. Even if someone knows the exact performance curve of a fan and can make an educated assessment regarding the airflow impedance, parameters such as the
- Best Gaming Laptops: Holiday 2015
- Welcome to part two of our best laptop guide for 2015. The first part was traditional notebooks, this installment will focus on gaming notebooks, and our final piece will cover convertible devices.The gaming segment is one
- Supermicro with Greenlow Motherboards at SuperComputing 15
- One of the bigger shakeups of the Xeon ecosystem of late is the recent discovery that Intel will be severing the few ties that the Xeon family of processors from the consumer arm of
- Omni-Path Switches at SuperComputing 15: Supermicro and Dell
- It was clear at SuperComputing 15 that Intel had two main things in mind to promote: Knights Landing, their new Xeon Phi product, and Omni-Path, their new 100 Gbps network fabric aimed squarely at
- AMD Moves Radeon HD 5000 & 6000 Series to Legacy Status - All Pre-Graphics Core Next GPUs Now R(...)
- Alongside today’s release of the new Radeon Software Crimson Edition driver set, AMD has published a new page on their driver site announcing that video cards based on the company’s pre-Graphics Core Next architectures have been
- Stupid Patent Of The Month: Infamous Prison Telco Patents Asking Third-Parties For Money
- Plenty of businesses rely on third-party payers: parents often pay for college; insurance companies pay most health care bills. Reaching out to potential third-party payers is hardly a new or revolutionary business practice. But someone should tell the Patent Office.
- Sixth Circuit Appeals Court Prepares To Consider The Privacy Implications Of Mugshots
- The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals is preparing for an en banc hearing on whether there is a privacy interest inherent in mugshots, or whether they are simply public records that can be obtained with an FOIA request. For the
- DailyDirt: Who Wants To Go To Space?
- Reusable rocket technology has been a holy grail of sorts for space exploration. Building reusable components is supposed to make space travel more affordable, but the Space Shuttle is the prime example of how thats not necessarily true, as it
- Dear ZDNet: Comcast Has Been Sketchily Injecting Messages Into User's Browsers For Years
- Comcast has been dutifully modeling its behavior in such a way so as to fill up Techdirts story pages for years now. So, when we come across a story somewhere discussing how Comcast is doing some bad new thing, its
- Another Court Logically Concludes That Linking To Allegedly Defamatory Content Isn't Defamation
- Many members of the public believe the internet is subject to a completely different set of laws when it comes to defamation. Fortunately, sanity (mostly) continues to reign when courts apply REAL laws to newfangled message delivery systems. There are
- Montana Newspaper Announces Plans To Reveal The Names Of All Previous Commenters, Despite Promi(...)
- The Montana Standard, a newspaper in Butte, Montana has apparently decided on a new strategy for its online commenters, requiring real names to be associated with every comment. Weve spent plenty of time arguing why this is kind of stupid,
- If You Want To Have Sex With Charlie Sheen, You Have To Give Him The Copyrights On Any Photos Y(...)
- As you may have heard, last week actor Charlie Sheen announced that he is HIV positive, which got lots of news coverage. Related to that, In Touch magazine produced the non disclosure agreement (NDA) that it claims Charlie Sheen had
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