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Peter Bright / Ars Technica:Chrome 64-bit browser finally available as a stable version — Google today released a 64-bit stable version of its Chrome browser for Windows systems. The 64-bit support has been in testing
Winston Ross / MIT Technology Review:Luth gathers metadata from smartphones, tablets and PCs, pays participants $100/month — How Much Is Your Privacy Worth? — Despite the outcry over government and corporate snooping, some people allow
Josh Lowensohn / The Verge:ArcSoft launches Simplicam, a home-monitoring camera with facial recognition for $150, one-day cloud recording an additional $50/year — Simplicam gives Dropcam a run for less money
Matthew Prince / CloudFlare Blog:CloudFlares global connectivity costs suggest telco consolidation increases bandwidth prices — The Relative Cost of Bandwidth Around the World — Over the last few months, theres
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:Netflix sends 99 percent of its traffic over free connections to ISPs — Netflix hates writing checks to Internet service providers—and luckily enough, it usually doesnt have to.Though the streaming video
Matt / Jetpack for WordPress:Automattic acquires security plugin BruteProtect, will build its functionality into Jetpack, retire standalone product — Automattic Acquires BruteProtect — Im excited to announce that Automattic has acquired BruteProtect, a plugin and
Juli Clover / MacRumors:Pre-ordered August Smart Lock for doors starts shipping; new orders at $250, by “late October” — August Smart Lock Finally Begins Shipping to Customers — After a long delay, the August
Wall Street Journal:Kleiner Perkins investing up to $20M in Snapchat at a valuation of nearly $10B — Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Agrees to Invest in Snapchat — Ephemeral Messaging Service Gets a Venture-Capital Shot
Meghan LaPlante, 14, said she and her father pulled in the vivid blue crustacean from one of their traps on Saturday.It definitely stood out, LaPlante said on Monday. We were really surprised. Ive never caught anything like it.LaPlante helps her
In light of the tragic shooting of Michael Brown, I’ve been troubled by the notion that a monolithic entity called “Black America” or “the black community” still exists in the 21st century—if it ever existed at all. Moreover, I think
Harry Reid is a bigoted Beltway corruptocrat with an interminable case of diarrhea of the mouth. The feeble-minded coot stuck his foot in that mess of a mouth again last week at the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce. But as mortifying
CITY OF DIS, NETHER HELL–After nearly four years of construction at an estimated cost of 750 million souls, Corpadverticus, the new 10th circle of Hell, finally opened its doors Monday.The Blockbuster Video-sponsored circle, located in Nether Hell between the former
Certainly, there are instances of prejudice and bigotry, and some are certainly egregious. We cannot control for that behavior, however, the bullet flying over any Black boys head is more likely to be fired from a firearm brandished by another
Comparisons - Both are two sides of same coin.:1-Israel Came into Existence and Expanded through acts of terror against native people of Palestinian land and then dividing/occupying them by breaking the land into pieces (Gaza, West B …
“The analogy we use around here sometimes and is accurate is if a JV team puts on Laker uniforms, that doesn’t make them Kobe Bryant.” – President Obama to David Remnick on the threat posed by ISISDon’t look now, Mr. President; but …
Ukraine’s military said today that its forces killed 225 rebels and destroyed three tanks during the past 24 hours. Thirteen government soldiers were killed and 36 wounded, a military spokesman, Andriy Lysenko, said at a briefing in Kiev, reporting intensified
Republicans love Frederick Douglass. At last years conservative political action committee (cpac) convention, teabaggers hosted a panel discussion to teach attendees how to fight back against the well-earned impression of racism in their ranks. Leading the discussion was a gent …
Witnesses told police a man in a gray, four-door Chevrolet Malibu pulled up at 9:31 a.m., got out and fired several times at the panhandler.A driver pulled up to a ramp onto Interstate 95, got out, pumped several bullets into
Fail2Ban is used to protect servers against brute force attacks. Fail2ban uses iptables to block attackers, so, if we want to add permanent IP address and never be blocked, we must add it in the config file.
Heres one we found: 4. Buy your dog a fun new dog toy....or two...or five. The internet is full of too many adorable puppy and toy pics: Ed will surely be slipping Molly, the loyal and dedicated edhat dog, a
The Delhi High Court today upheld the death sentence of three youths for abducting, gangraping and killing a 19-year-old girl here, saying the case fell within the realms of the rarest of rare category and the convicts acted as predators
How safe is your babysitter? Martha Carolyn Dreher, a 57-year-old from the Austin area, has been charged with arson after home security recorded her to be the last person in the house before flames could be seen bursting out of
There was a lot going on at the MTV VMAs this year. Were taking a look at everything, starting with the craziest and most beautiful looks on the red carpet, and later Nicki Minajs wardrobe malfunction.
Watch the MTV VMAs with us! Join POPSUGARs Becca Frucht, Allison McNamara, Kirbie Johnson, Britt Stephens, and several special guests as they discuss the nights performances and epic moments as they happen.
Using contractors it calls brand ambassadors, Uber requests rides from Lyft and other competitors, recruits their drivers, and takes multiple precautions to avoid detection. The effort, which Uber appears to be rolling out nationally, has already resulted in thousands of
Brave and afraid and heading down the longest road The cars made a wet rushing sound as they swept past him, close enough that he could feel their motion in the air. He was certain if he tried, he could
Theres a wonderful term used by anthropologists: osteobiography, the biography of the bones. Kennewick Mans osteobiography tells a tale of an eventful life, which a newer radiocarbon analysis puts at having taken place 8,900 to 9,000 years ago. He was
The highlight of Monday Nights Emmy Awards telecast was (MeFis Beloved) Weird Al Yankovic performing a medley of the lyrics that popular shows theme songs SHOULD have. (With Very Special Guest Andy Samberg as Joffrey making a very special presentation
A timeline of diseases and vaccines . Categories are: diphtheria, measles, polio, smallpox, yellow fever, and others. You can select one keyword to view only that subjects timeline. From the History of Vaccines website (about page | FAQ). Similar timelines
Michelle Lyons has witnessed 278 executions in Texas, first in her role as a reporter, and then as part of her job in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Texas Monthly has a long, fascinating profile.
Former Virginia Tech professor Steven Salaitas blocked appointment to teach at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has ignited a debate over academic freedom. Salaita, whose tenure at Virginia Tech was itself not without controversy, received and accepted an offer
After customers started requesting it, Arbys started selling an off-menu item called the Meat Mountain. It costs $10, and has some of every meat Arbys sells. Naturally, pictures are popping up on twitter. Hungry?
On Aug. 26, 1920, with the formal adoption of the 19th Amendment, women won the right to vote. Now, a newly discovered collection of Susan B. Anthony letters will help show how. The letters were written by Anthony to her
Fanvids have come a long way since Kandy Fongs first proto-vids/slideshows in the 1970s-1980s. Vidder lim provides a great example of how far the form has come. Her recent Marvel Cinematic Universe vids Expo (Iron Man), Marvel (MCU), and Time
International fast food behemoth Burger King Worldwide Inc. confirmed Tuesday that it will pay about $11 billion to buy Canadian chain Tim Hortons Inc., which sells coffee, donuts, and other breakfast food fare. The deal would merge Americas second-largest burger