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Business Insider
The US may have to go after the 'Great Firewall' to stop China's cyber-attacksAs the world recalls how two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan to end the seco
The US may have to go after the 'Great Firewall' to stop China's cyber-attacks
Business Insider / Posted 10 hours ago
As the world recalls how two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan to end the second world war in Asia 70 years ago, a digital deterrent of a similar magnitude could be Washington’s only way to stop cyber attacks from the latest Asian aggressor, China,... Read more
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Business Insider
They hacked her pancreas, and found love along the wayOn their first date, Scott Leibrand asked Dana Lewis why she was wearing a page
They hacked her pancreas, and found love along the way
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
On their first date, Scott Leibrand asked Dana Lewis why she was wearing a pager. This was 2013 after all. Surprisingly, Lewis did have a pager for work because she was on-call as a communications lead for a healthcare company. But the black box... Read more
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Quartz
China is cracking down on the services that help people jump the Great Firewall - Quartz Blackout Internet users inside China who count on VPNs and proxies
China is cracking down on the services that help people jump the Great Firewall
Quartz / Posted 3 days ago
- Quartz Blackout Internet users inside China who count on VPNs and proxies to cloak... Read more
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iTNews
Github back online after denial of service attackUnknown attackers down code repository. Popular source code repository Github
Github back online after denial of service attack
iTNews / Posted 3 days ago
Unknown attackers down code repository. Popular source code repository Github has restored service after suffering a denial of service attack that caused connectivity problems for users of the site. The DDoS started late in the evening of Tuesday... Read more
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The Washington Times
China tightens noose on Internet as anti-censorship tools suddenly shutterCensorship circumvention tools designed to bypass Internet restrictions are aga
China tightens noose on Internet as anti-censorship tools suddenly shutter
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
Censorship circumvention tools designed to bypass Internet restrictions are again under attack in China as software meant to let users around the nation’s so-called Great Firewall are experiencing a sudden surge in service interruptions and... Read more
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Linux Journal
Concerning Containers' Connections: on Docker NetworkingContainers can be considered the third wave in service provision after physical
Concerning Containers' Connections: on Docker Networking
Linux Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Containers can be considered the third wave in service provision after physical boxes (the first wave) and virtual machines (the second wave). Instead of working with complete servers (hardware or virtual), you have virtual operating systems, which... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Ashley Madison reportedly planned hack on competitorCTO found loopholes in rival Nerve.com’s security settings. Bhatia reportedly
Ashley Madison reportedly planned hack on competitor
Computer Business Review / Posted 4 days ago
CTO found loopholes in rival Nerve.com’s security settings. Bhatia reportedly wrote that he could tinker with Nerve's system to download and manipulate its user database. Nerve.com is a US online magazine that deals with topics related to sex,... Read more
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Ars Technica
GitHub attacked again as Chinese developers forced by police to pull codeOne of the Great Firewall circumvention tool projects pulled from GitHub in the
GitHub attacked again as Chinese developers forced by police to pull code
Ars Technica / Posted 4 days ago
One of the Great Firewall circumvention tool projects pulled from GitHub in the past week, allegedly due to the intervention of Chinese police. GitHub, the software project and collaboration site, suffered another distributed denial of service... Read more
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The Register
Ashley Madison hacked potential competitor, leaked emails suggestAshley Madison ran a hack attack against a potential competitor three years ago
Ashley Madison hacked potential competitor, leaked emails suggest
The Register / Posted 4 days ago
Ashley Madison ran a hack attack against a potential competitor three years ago, according to leaked emails. Hackers from the self-styled Impact Team leaked the email archive of Avid Life Media president and CEO Noel Biderman last week, days after... Read more
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The Register
GitHub wobbles under DDOS attackDeveloper playground GitHub is experiencing a under attack distributed-denial-o
GitHub wobbles under DDOS attack
The Register / Posted 4 days ago
Developer playground GitHub is experiencing a under attack distributed-denial-of-service attack perpetrated by unknown actors. The service's status page reported “a brief capacity overload” early on Tuesday. The site's assessment of the incident was... Read more
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iTNews
Linux Foundation starts security vetting program for FOSSThe Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a collaborative project run by the Li
Linux Foundation starts security vetting program for FOSS
iTNews / Posted 4 days ago
The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a collaborative project run by the Linux Foundation, is aiming to develop a free security best practices program for open source software. Known as the Best Practices Badge Program, the CII said open source... Read more
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Federal Computer Week
Prioritizing authentication, GitHub attacked, Carter back to Silicon Valley and more Symantec: Feds prioritizing authentication after OPM hack Since the Office o
Prioritizing authentication, GitHub attacked, Carter back to Silicon Valley and more
Federal Computer Week / Posted 4 days ago
Symantec: Feds prioritizing authentication after OPM hack Since the Office of Personnel Management data breach, Symantec's Rob Potter said his federal customers... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Linux Foundation Wants to Pin a Badge on Secure Open Source SoftwareThe Core Infrastructure Initiative last week announced a program that will offe
Linux Foundation Wants to Pin a Badge on Secure Open Source Software
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Core Infrastructure Initiative last week announced a program that will offer badges to open software developers who follow best practice software development and security procedures. CII announced the free Badge Program at LinuxCon/CloudOpen... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Linux Foundation Wants to Pin a Badge on Secure Open Source SoftwareThe Core Infrastructure Initiative last week announced a program that will offe
Linux Foundation Wants to Pin a Badge on Secure Open Source Software
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Core Infrastructure Initiative last week announced a program that will offer badges to open software developers who follow best practice software development and security procedures. CII announced the free Badge Program at LinuxCon/CloudOpen... Read more
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PC Advisor
Facebook open-sources Hack code generatorHack Codegen creates code for Facebook's PHP spinoff Continuing with its open
Facebook open-sources Hack code generator
PC Advisor / Posted 5 days ago
Hack Codegen creates code for Facebook's PHP spinoff Continuing with its open source endeavors, Facebook has open-sourced Hack Codegen, a library for automatically... Read more
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International Business Times
OnePlus 2 kernel source code now available [Download] OnePlus 2 users and developers alike can start downloading the latest kernel so
OnePlus 2 kernel source code now available [Download]
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
OnePlus 2 users and developers alike can start downloading the latest kernel source code for the OnePlus flagship smartphone via GitHub, according to a recent announcement on Twitter by OnePlus CEO and co-founder, Carl Pei. The availability of the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Ashley Madison 'discussed hacking competitor site'The leaked emails show that in November 2012, the site’s chief technology offic
Ashley Madison 'discussed hacking competitor site'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
The leaked emails show that in November 2012, the site’s chief technology officer, Raja Bhatia, emailed chief executive Noel Biderman after apparently examining the security of the new dating section of online sex and relationships magazine Nerve.com... Read more
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International Business Times
Ashley Madison: Adultery website's ex-chief technology officer Raja Bhatia hacked competitor's site Ashley Madison may be at the centre of the world's most high profile massive da
Ashley Madison: Adultery website's ex-chief technology officer Raja Bhatia hacked competitor's site
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
Ashley Madison may be at the centre of the world's most high profile massive data breach, but emails that have just emerged indicate that the company's former chief technology officer Raja Bhatia may have in fact hacked into a competitor's... Read more
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TechCrunch
Hackers Now Going After Ashley Madison TargetsHackers have taken to the 36 million email list stolen during the Ashley Madiso
Hackers Now Going After Ashley Madison Targets
TechCrunch / Posted 5 days ago
Hackers have taken to the 36 million email list stolen during the Ashley Madison hack to attempt to extort folks who may or may not have used the app to cheat. Brian Krebs has spoken to an admin in Milwaukee named Rick Romero who has been actively... Read more
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Computing.co.uk
Ashley Madison CTO implicated in hack of rival dating websiteLeaked emails from adultery dating website Ashley Madison implicate the company
Ashley Madison CTO implicated in hack of rival dating website
Computing.co.uk / Posted 5 days ago
Leaked emails from adultery dating website Ashley Madison implicate the company in the hacking of the user database of a rival website by the company's own chief technology officer. The emails suggest that Ashley Madison CTO Raja Bhatia discovered a... Read more
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The Scientist
Get With the Program© IVAN LUKYANCHUK/SHUTTERSTOCKBiological science these days is all about Big Da
Get With the Program
The Scientist / Posted 6 days ago
© IVAN LUKYANCHUK/SHUTTERSTOCKBiological science these days is all about Big Data. Whether it’s in the form of DNA sequences, photomicrographs, or mass spectra, researchers increasingly need to collect, integrate, manipulate, and interpret enormous... Read more
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The Hindu
Stephen Hawking voice software now available onlineProgramme interprets visual signals and translates it into words, which are the
Stephen Hawking voice software now available online
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Programme interprets visual signals and translates it into words, which are then "spoken" by machine. A software by Intel that lets physicist Stephen Hawking communicate via a computer has been published online by the company in the hopes that it... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Technically advancedAs the Otago Daily Times prepares to celebrate this year's Class Act awards nex
Technically advanced
Otago Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
As the Otago Daily Times prepares to celebrate this year's Class Act awards next week, Kim Dungey catches up with some former recipients and finds their lives are seamlessly integrated with the digital universe. Tim Tait tests code he developed for... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Linux and Windows Servers to Be Cogs in One Data Center OS WheelBrought to you by Data Center Knowledge While Mesosphere may or may not become
Linux and Windows Servers to Be Cogs in One Data Center OS Wheel
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 8 days ago
Brought to you by Data Center Knowledge While Mesosphere may or may not become part of Microsoft – that anonymously sourced report hasn’t been denied or confirmed – the two companies are certainly working to blend their technologies. This morning... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
GitHub figures show huge rise in open source languagesGITHUB has released figures showing the accelerating pace of open source progra
GitHub figures show huge rise in open source languages
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 9 days ago
GITHUB has released figures showing the accelerating pace of open source programming languages. Postings to GitHub's code repository aren't an absolute science in terms of who is using what, but it holds up a pretty good mirror to the... Read more
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Entrpreneur
5 Ways to Effectively Lead Remote TeamsEntrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures t
5 Ways to Effectively Lead Remote Teams
Entrpreneur / Posted 9 days ago
Entrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures to be featured on our annual list. Think your company has what it takes? Click here to get started. The most cutting-edge companies of the moment have conflicting visions... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Which Programming Language Do You Prefer?Code hosting website, GitHub, has published a graph which shows just how popula
Which Programming Language Do You Prefer?
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 9 days ago
Code hosting website, GitHub, has published a graph which shows just how popular different programming languages are on the site since its launch in 2008. The results revealed some interesting trends and how different languages have picked up... Read more
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Entrpreneur
4 Strategies for Making Your Company Irresistible to the Best DevelopersIf you’ve ever started your own technology company, you know how hard it is to
4 Strategies for Making Your Company Irresistible to the Best Developers
Entrpreneur / Posted 9 days ago
If you’ve ever started your own technology company, you know how hard it is to split your time between chief executive officer and chief technology officer. My friend recently left his engineering job to found his own tech company. He built it,... Read more
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/Film
Graph: Most Surprising and Disappointing TV Series Finales?How many television series finales disappoint? How many television series final
Graph: Most Surprising and Disappointing TV Series Finales?
/Film / Posted 9 days ago
How many television series finales disappoint? How many television series finales actually surprise their core audiences? Reddit user ChallengeResponse created a graph showing the IMDb user ratings of television series finales relative to their... Read more
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TechCrunch
Lavaboom Encrypted Email Startup Declares BankruptcyLavaboom, a German startup that was building a zero access secure email service
Lavaboom Encrypted Email Startup Declares Bankruptcy
TechCrunch / Posted 10 days ago
Lavaboom, a German startup that was building a zero access secure email service that focused on simplifying PGP encryption security to target a more mainstream user-base, is shutting down and filing for bankruptcy. Co-founder and CEO Felix... Read more
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Business Insider
The 9 most popular computer languages, according to the Facebook for programmersREUTERS/Sergei KarpukhinThe C programming language provides the basis for the s
The 9 most popular computer languages, according to the Facebook for programmers
Business Insider / Posted 10 days ago
REUTERS/Sergei KarpukhinThe C programming language provides the basis for the software that runs on lots of fighter jets.GitHub is the web's number-one place for developers all over the world to swap and share code. Which means that GitHub is a... Read more
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TechCrunch
Mesosphere And Microsoft Bring Mesos To Windows ServerMesosphere, the company that aims to build a container-centric “operating syste
Mesosphere And Microsoft Bring Mesos To Windows Server
TechCrunch / Posted 10 days ago
Mesosphere, the company that aims to build a container-centric “operating system for the data center” based on the Apache Mesos project, is giving the first public demo of Mesos running on the preview version of Windows Server 2016 at MesosCon... Read more
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Daily Mail
Intel releases Stephen Hawking's speech synthesiser software onlineNow YOU can speak like Stephen Hawking too: Intel releases physicist's speech s
Intel releases Stephen Hawking's speech synthesiser software online
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Now YOU can speak like Stephen Hawking too: Intel releases physicist's speech synthesiser software online Hawking's speech software was posted on code-sharing website GitHub The astrophysicist uses his cheek muscles as an input for the system A... Read more
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Computing.co.uk
OS X zero-day root access exploit exposed by Italian teenagerA new Apple Mac OS X zero-day flaw has been discovered by an 18-year old Italia
OS X zero-day root access exploit exposed by Italian teenager
Computing.co.uk / Posted 10 days ago
A new Apple Mac OS X zero-day flaw has been discovered by an 18-year old Italian security researcher - and publicised before Apple has even had a chance to respond. The potential exploit comes in the form of a privilege escalation flaw, via a bug in... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Intel offer Stephen Hawking's speech tech as open sourceThe source code is available on GitHub. The Intel software that gave Prof Step
Intel offer Stephen Hawking's speech tech as open source
Computer Business Review / Posted 10 days ago
The source code is available on GitHub. The Intel software that gave Prof Stephen Hawking a voice has been released for developers around the world under a free software license. Developed specifically for Prof Hawking, the Assistive Context-Aware... Read more
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MacNN
Developer discovers hack to put custom faces on Apple WatchCustomized watch face hack code for watchOS 2.0 beta publishedA developer has f
Developer discovers hack to put custom faces on Apple Watch
MacNN / Posted 10 days ago
Customized watch face hack code for watchOS 2.0 beta publishedA developer has found a way to add a custom watch face to the Apple Watch, a software feature that is unavailable to developers and users normally, outside of any officially-sanctioned... Read more
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The Register
OpenOffice project 'all but dead upstream' argues prominent userA prominent LibreOffice user has called for the Apache Foundation to retire Ope
OpenOffice project 'all but dead upstream' argues prominent user
The Register / Posted 11 days ago
A prominent LibreOffice user has called for the Apache Foundation to retire OpenOffice. Christian Schaller, a Red Hat Software Engineering Manager and GNOME developer, wrote an open letter to Apache saying that “the OpenOffice project is all but... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Linux Foundation CII announces best practice badge programmeTHE CORE INFRASTRUCTURE INITIATIVE (CII) has announced plans to involve the com
Linux Foundation CII announces best practice badge programme
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 11 days ago
THE CORE INFRASTRUCTURE INITIATIVE (CII) has announced plans to involve the community in securing open source software. The CII, which is run by the Linux Foundation, was formed as a joint venture by the technology sector after the Heartbleed palava... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
It's open-source-hacking-the-Apple-Watch-face o'clockThe hack is revealed in three ways: on Twitter, in a video and on GitHub. It is
It's open-source-hacking-the-Apple-Watch-face o'clock
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 11 days ago
The hack is revealed in three ways: on Twitter, in a video and on GitHub. It is what it is, and it will let people customise the out-of-the-box watch face. Bases look to be well covered. We checked for The INQUIRER's watch face of choice, a... Read more
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The Register
Linux Foundation wants open source projects to show you their steenking badgesThe Linux Foundation says it plans to introduce a new, voluntary badge program
Linux Foundation wants open source projects to show you their steenking badges
The Register / Posted 11 days ago
The Linux Foundation says it plans to introduce a new, voluntary badge program designed to help IT admins identify open source projects that have made security a priority. The new effort is part of the Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Privilege escalation bug lands on Apple's OS X doorstepJUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT it was safe to go back in the OS X waters, security resea
Privilege escalation bug lands on Apple's OS X doorstep
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 11 days ago
JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT it was safe to go back in the OS X waters, security research has picked up a privilege escalation bug that could be used to take remote control of a victim's computer. People are mad about this most recent vulnerability to hit... Read more
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New Kerala
Intel releases Stephen Hawking's speech software to the public for free Stephen Hawking's speech system has been released by Intel to the public for
Intel releases Stephen Hawking's speech software to the public for free
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Stephen Hawking's speech system has been released by Intel to the public for free as an open source code. According to the Verge, the company is hoping that developers will use... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Cobol gets a bridge to Node.jsThough it may seem an odd pairing, a developer has created a link between the t
Cobol gets a bridge to Node.js
techcentral.ie / Posted 11 days ago
Though it may seem an odd pairing, a developer has created a link between the two platforms, despite criticisms Linking the old world of programming with the new, a web developer from Romania has built a bridge between highly fashionable Node.js and... Read more
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Mashable
Bring your watch face to life with this animation hack for the Apple WatchBut one developer couldn't wait, so he created his own, and it looks pretty coo
Bring your watch face to life with this animation hack for the Apple Watch
Mashable / Posted 11 days ago
But one developer couldn't wait, so he created his own, and it looks pretty cool. London-based Hamza Sood posted his handiwork on Twitter on Tuesday, showing his stainless steel Apple Watch being easily changed from the Mickey Mouse watch face to an... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Developer hacks Apple watchOS to support custom watch faces – MacDailyNewsDeveloper Hazma Sood today has shared his latest work: Custom watch faces on Ap
Developer hacks Apple watchOS to support custom watch faces – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 11 days ago
Developer Hazma Sood today has shared his latest work: Custom watch faces on Apple Watch. “Sood has shared the source code that he used to create the custom watch faces to GitHub,” Chance Miller reports for 9to5Mac. “For those curious, Sood’s Apple... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Talk Like Stephen Hawking With Intel's Open Source SoftwareIntel created the software that the legendary Professor Stephen Hawking uses to
Talk Like Stephen Hawking With Intel's Open Source Software
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 11 days ago
Intel created the software that the legendary Professor Stephen Hawking uses to talk and the company has now made it free to the public. Hawking was instrumental in the development of software and here’s how you can get your hands on it. Intel’s... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
You Can Test Apps In Microsoft Edge With Free Windows 10 Virtual MachinesMicrosoft has added Windows 10 virtual machines in its free toolkit for develop
You Can Test Apps In Microsoft Edge With Free Windows 10 Virtual Machines
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 11 days ago
Microsoft has added Windows 10 virtual machines in its free toolkit for developers to test their sites in the Edge browser. The tools and more are available through Microsoft Edge Dev which is now officially out of Beta. As part of the new addition... Read more
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Engadget
The software Stephen Hawking uses to talk to the world is now freeFor almost 20 years, Intel has been building technology to help Stephen Hawking
The software Stephen Hawking uses to talk to the world is now free
Engadget / Posted 11 days ago
For almost 20 years, Intel has been building technology to help Stephen Hawking communicate with the world -- and now the company is making the same software the world renowned physicist uses to write books, give speeches and talk available to... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
To-Do App Tasks Gets Location-Based Reminders And Tasker IntegrationAndroid: Tasks, the near-perfect Astrid clone we love so much, now has a plugin
To-Do App Tasks Gets Location-Based Reminders And Tasker Integration
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 11 days ago
Android: Tasks, the near-perfect Astrid clone we love so much, now has a plugin that adds integration with Locale or Tasker — which means support for location-based reminders and to-dos. Astrid is long gone now, but since it was open source, there... Read more
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TechCrunch
ProtonMail Open Sources Its Encrypted Webmail InterfaceSecure encrypted email provider ProtonMail, which runs a “zero access” PGP mail
ProtonMail Open Sources Its Encrypted Webmail Interface
TechCrunch / Posted 12 days ago
Secure encrypted email provider ProtonMail, which runs a “zero access” PGP mail service based in Switzerland has now open sourced its webmail interface — meaning all the code that runs locally on the user’s computer is available for inspection. The... Read more
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