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Obama urges net neutrality; Cruz calls it ‘Obamacare for the Internet’ – LA Times

The President decided to make a statement in support of Net Neutrality.The link is summary of what was said as well as reactions from other in the industry. THE MOST IMPORTANT line in the article is below. Of course Ted

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Kano Computer Kit Will Teach Kids How To Build Computers | Wall Street OTC

This cool little item might be in some ones stocking this Christmas. Possibly even mine. A new Kickstarter project that raised $1,52 million is called the Kano computer kit and it was designed especially for kids who want to learn

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Shellshock patch for OS/X

Since OS /X IS Unix distro, (actually its a BSD) that means it also susceptible to Shellshock vulnerability. I found this lengthy and pretty complicated fix for it. If you don’t want to wait for Apple issue a patch. ┬áThis

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More disturbing than this Security hole, sites are STILL using CGI

A security vulnerability was discovered in Bash, the preferred shell of most users of the *nix OSes including myself. The following is good explanation of what the problem is and why it is important: The root of the problem is

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iPhone 6 breaks sales records but still bends under pressure … literally

Le Bien … Record broken: iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus sales top 10 million in opening weekend Another year, another record breaking debut for the latest iPhone. Apple announced on Monday that it sold ten million iPhone 6 and iPhone

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They lasted a LOT longer than I thought they would …

The once king of all Mobile, has apparently decided to shirk the consumer market and return to chasing business customers again. That’s a good idea I guess but the analyst in the peace thinks that people will once again want

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Possible IR contact lense

Seeing in the dark could take on a whole new meaning. Scientists at the University of Michigan have created the first infrared light detector that is thin enough to be integrated with contact lenses. It’s made from graphene. Graphene is

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Android Wear Dev preview is HERE!

Google jumped into the smartwatch market Tuesday, revealing a version of its Android operating system to work on wearable devices. The project dubbed Android Wear — focused first on smartwatches — delivers notifications for information such as sports scores, weather

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US to give up control of ICANN

U.S. to Relinquish Control of Internet in 2015 | News & Opinion | PCMag.com. U.S. officials are taking steps to relinquish control of the Internet address system. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) within the Commerce Department announced that

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XP not going gently into that good night

It is hard to imagine that Windows XP came out in 2001, and it is STILL running on 30% of PCs today. COME ON PEOPLE UPGRADE !!!!! <rant>I can understand while VISTA was out that there would be a resistance

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