Sites Blocked By Smartfilter, Censored in Saudi Arabia
.... We now have a new reason for John McAfee to post a YouTube video with scantily clad women.
Snowden Says His Mission Is Accomplished
'I am not trying to bring down the NSA, I am working to improve the NSA. I am still working for the NSA right now. They are the only ones who don't realize it.'
Neither does POTUS, The Congress, The Senate, the American public, or Fox News for that matter.
New York City Considers Articulated Subway Cars
... Which is the articulated train that we use is here:
It's got more going for it than just being articulated. There are electronic signs that allow people not familiar with the subway system in Toronto to navigate the system better. Plus it's easier for those who have mobility issues.
Acer Pulls Back From Windows To Focus On Android and Chromebook
....Microsoft employees were spotted moving chairs out of CEO Steve Ballmer's office.
Hockey Sticks Among Carry-On Items TSA Has Cleared For Planes
... Does that mean that we are in a safer place now? I have to wonder if that's the case or not.
Sophos Free A-V For Mac May Kill Time Machine Backups
... Then this is a serious hit to Sophos as they have a very good reputation. Having said that, AFAIK this is their first Mac app. So perhaps it needed more QA before release. Until more reports of this phenomenon appear, I'd reserve judgment. However it might be wise for Sophos to get out front of this issue before the spin gets out of control.
Portal On the Booklist At Wabash College
.... Do you get a party followed by cake?
Chevy Volt Not Green Enough For California
This takes away any sort of "green" cred the vehicle had. Whether it's actually true what Calif. believes or not isn't the point. People will PERCEIVE that the Volt isn't "green" regardless of where it's sold in the US.
Sucks to be them.
Apple Censors Consumer Report iPhone4 Discussions
... That once claimed that 1984 wouldn't be like 1984.
Mass SQL Injection Attack Hits Sites Running IIS
... That the volume of Apache and PHP downloads are about to go up.
Microsoft Talks Back To Google's Security Claims
"When it comes to security, even hackers admit we're doing a better job making our products more secure than anyone else. And it's not just the hackers; third party influentials and industry leaders like Cisco tell us regularly that our focus and investment continues to surpass others."
Hackers said that Microsoft is better at making their products more secure than anybody else? What about Charlie Miller the Pwn2Own winner who said pretty much the exact opposite? I guess he doesn't count.
CBSA Reveals Some Laptop Search Info, But Not Much
....The current Conservative government in Canada promised to be more open and accountable to it's citizens. Just take a look at this YouTube video with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in it to see what I'm talking about. But it seems that they are practicing the exact opposite. Just look at this issue and another burning issue in Canada involving documents relating to how Canada handled Afghan prisoner transfers and the Conservatives unwillingness to hand them over to Parliament. This is even more troublesome when you consider that US Customs And Border Protection
McAfee To Pay For PC Repairs After Patch Fiasco
... Must just be licking their chops. Why?
1. They all but admitted they fracked up. They even used the word "faulty" in their post. What were they thinking?
2. Whatever their definition of "reasonable" is, it's not going to make everybody happy. That's sure to generate a few phone calls to lawyers.
Expect the the class action lawsuits to be filed shortly.
Pneumatic Tube Communication In Hospitals
... Sen. Ted Stevens.
iPhone 4 Rumors Rumble
..But when did /. become an Apple rumor site?
Disney Buys Marvel
... But doesn't Universal Pictures own the rights to many Marvel comic book movie properties? How's that going to work?
Microsoft Drops Xbox 360 Pricing
.... When they get the reliability improved so that they don't have a 54.2% failure rate, then I might consider buying one.
Time Denies Issuing DMCA Over Obama Joker Image
Why so serious?
Vulnerability, Potential Exploit In Cisco WLAN APs
.... Is a wire from the computer to the network.
Apple To Ship Mac OS X Snow Leopard On August 28
Given that it dumps Power PC support among other items listed below, methinks it's a bit more than a service pack:
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