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Ashley Madison Hack
Is it okay to hack a website if it’s for a good cause? Does privacy supersede decency? In a world where public shaming has become commonplace, should we view the hackers of marital cheating site Ashley Madison as heroes or villains?
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Skyscraper
The list of reasons that drones are a threat continues to increase. Not only are they causing havoc around airports, on beaches, and over fires, they’re also being used by hackers to crack into computer networks in skyscrapers.
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Chinese Internet Censorship
There are more people hired by the Chinese government to censor the internet than the entire population of Nebraska. Now, the Communist regime is stepping up its censorship game even further by makingĀ “network security officers” that will work with Chinese websites and web firms to hunt down those committing such crimes as spreading rumors. Seriously.
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OnePlus 2 Sells 30k in 1 Minute
One plus two might equal three, but the controversial OnePlus 2 smartphone equaled 30,000 units sold in just over a minute when it was released in China today. It took 64 seconds for the initial round to completely sell out.
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Cyberterrorism
There were simpler times in the past when it came to cybersecurity. The two primary types of hackers – those looking for financial gain and those wanting to cause mayhem – kept the targeting relatively isolated. It was easy to predict what could be a likely target to cybercrime.
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Sharp Televisions
After struggling to keep up with competitor innovations and a challenging television sales market, Japanese electronics maker Sharp is exiting the Americas. It will sell it’s plant in Mexico as well as it’s brand in the United States.
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Edward Snowden Revelations
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is back in the news going after the Obama administration. This time, he’s soliciting help from one of the most powerful companies in the world: tech giant Apple.
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Amazon Dash Button
If there’s something that annoys most people, it’s running out of the things that we always need. Toilet paper, coffee, detergent – having to run to the store for something simple like that can be a hassle. Amazon has the answer in their new Dash buttons.
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Star Ship Enterprise
When British scientist Roger Shawyer first envisioned a new way to travel to the moon just after the turn of the century, he didn’t anticipate the connections that would be made between his concept and the impulse drive used by the fictional Star Ship Enterprise inĀ Star Trek. Of course, those connections have been made.
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Big Cell Phone
Cell phones started off really, really big. Then, they got smaller, in some cases much smaller. Now, it would seem that they’re getting much bigger again. The personal computers in our pockets may not get as large as the cell phone above, but they’re getting pretty large. The graphic below from Fremtidensbusiness illustrates the evolution...
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