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Passports with Purpose: Travel bloggers unite to help the places they write about

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A group called Passports with Purpose, started in 2008 by travel bloggers from the Seattle region, is getting closer its 2012 goal of raising $100,000 for Water.org to build wells in Haiti. This year’s fundraiser and related sweepstakes runs through Tuesday Dec. 11 at 8:59 p.m. Pacific. It’s the...
Passports with Purpose: Travel bloggers unite to help the places they write about

This guy is getting a jump on the future by creating his own Facebook ID cards

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With a project that might seem like a novelty to most and a slight possibility for the future to others, German artist Tobias Leingruber has created, and is distributing, ID cards with your Facebook information on them. The project is called FB Bureau, and Leingruber is handing out these futuristic...
This guy is getting a jump on the future by creating his own Facebook ID cards

aangirfan: Passports, Intelligence Services, Iran, World Cup, Pakistan, Nuclear Bases

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aangirfan: Passports, Intelligence Services, Iran, World Cup, Pakistan, Nuclear Bases

Western Digital My Passport for Mac portable hard drives get stamped for USB 3.0 and 2TB capacity

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If you prefer your Passports to sport the same Mac sensibilities as your go-to work machines, Western Digital has upgraded said portable hard drives for the aforementioned laptop variety. The My Passport for Mac family of external HDDs have received the same USB 3.0 boost and increased 2TB capacity...
Western Digital My Passport for Mac portable hard drives get stamped for USB 3.0 and 2TB capacity

Erasing your digital footprint: burner phones, Bitcoins and metal wallets

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From mobile phones to CCTV, not to mention social media and the internet, becoming digitally invisible takes some doingOh, the naivety ... On Tuesday night, I thought the first step to going off-grid, erasing my digital fingerprint, becoming undetectable to a government agency or anyone else, was to take the...
Erasing your digital footprint: burner phones, Bitcoins and metal wallets
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Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Banks Accept Dubai Assassins' Stolen IDs

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schliz writes "Public scrutiny did more harm than good last week, after Australian police and the media released details of three stolen passports allegedly used in the assasination of a senior Hamas member in Dubai. As if having their identities stolen for an assassination wasn't enough, it turns out the...
Banks Accept Dubai Assassins' Stolen IDs

'What is the cost of ...' and other questions

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Google's autocomplete search function shines a spotlight on the nation's most taxing dilemmasThe huge rise in the price of stamps in April this year - and the fact that first- and second-class stamps no longer have the price printed on them - has made the cost of stamps one of...
'What is the cost of ...' and other questions

TC Cribs: A Trek Through DotCloud, An Urban Jungle For Plotting World Domination

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It’s been a while since the TechCrunch TV team has taken a tropical vacation, but we were able to take a walk on the wild side (no passports required) while shooting this latest episode of Cribs at open platform-as-a-service startup DotCloud. DotCloud’s office is smack in the middle of...
TC Cribs: A Trek Through DotCloud, An Urban Jungle For Plotting World Domination

The hard drives most likely to expose your data aren't your own

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Hard drives that provide prime material for identity theft are more likely to come from a company for which you are an employee or client than from your own computer, according to a study released by the Information Commissioner's Office in the UK on Thursday. ICO had a computer...
The hard drives most likely to expose your data aren't your own
Chipmaker NXP sues RIM, accusing BlackBerry devices of patent infringement

Ridejoy Will Roll Out Drivers’ License Verification, Re-Launch ‘BurningManRides’ On Tuesday

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Seeking to stand out in a crowded field of questionably differentiable ride-sharing companies, Ridejoy will release digital identification verification for driver’s licenses and passports on Tuesday. They will also offer optional background checks and re-launch BurningManRides.com. “Safety is the biggest concern people have about ridesharing and collaborative consumption in general,...
Ridejoy Will Roll Out Drivers’ License Verification, Re-Launch ‘BurningManRides’ On Tuesday

Gowalla CEO Interview: Talks About the iPad and Promotions with Chipolte, Twitteriffic & Adobe

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Just now, on stage at the Where 2.0 Conference in San Jose, California, Gowalla CEO Josh Williams just announced promotions with Chipolte, Twitteriffic, the New Jersey Nets and Adobe.Right after his talk about how Gowalla came about from Williams’ previous work with an icon warehouse, we quickly sat down with...
Gowalla CEO Interview: Talks About the iPad and Promotions with Chipolte, Twitteriffic & Adobe

Google Adword: beware copycat websites in paid-for search results

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Web search results reveal scores of 'rogue websites' tricking the unwary into paying too much for government servicesPensioners Brian and Valerie lost £80 after going on Google to renew their passports. The couple, from Harrogate, realised too late that the website they used, UK-passport.net, was not the official government service...
Google Adword: beware copycat websites in paid-for search results

Lottery boost for shark passports

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The Manx Lottery Trust awards £20,000 to Isle of Man scientists to help them use "passport tags" to discover more about basking sharks....
Lottery boost for shark passports

bgiltner on Ryan Dawson of Anti-Necons explains the latest twist in Mossad "Passportgate" and how Mossad is also behind the 9/11 passports that were "found" in the ruble of WTC towers

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bgiltner on Ryan Dawson of Anti-Necons explains the latest twist in Mossad "Passportgate" and how Mossad is also behind the 9/11 passports that were "found" in the ruble of WTC towers

Twitter and Facebook to be used for benefit applications

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Government denies scheme to use social networking to access services will be equivalent to identity cardsThe government will announce plans later this month to allow people to use social networking sites to access public services.Under the Cabinet Office scheme people wanting to apply for services ranging from benefits and tax...
Twitter and Facebook to be used for benefit applications
Just like Eduardo, nearly 1,800 people renounced U.S. citizenship this year, many over taxes

Senate black box bill could see 2015 car models ship with data recorders

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Black boxes aren't just for airplanes anymore, it seems. Though car companies have been installing the devices at their discretion since the early aughts, a new bill, ominously entitled Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century, has just passed Senate approval containing a provision that would mandate the...
Senate black box bill could see 2015 car models ship with data recorders

Google Adword victory - 'no' to Esta copycats

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As our campaign bites, Google at last takes action on US travel permits to enforce its own rulesFollowing Money's campaign to expose the copycat websites that trick the unwary into paying over the odds to access government services, Google has stopped advertising them to travellers applying for the "Esta" permit...
Google Adword victory - 'no' to Esta copycats

Pirate King Kim Dotcom Was Just Released On Bail

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MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom was just released on bail after new evidence cropped up, CNET says, citing media reports in New Zealand. The courts did not consider him to be a flight risk, according to the report. We disagree. Kim Dotcom sounds basically like a real-life James Bond villain,...
Pirate King Kim Dotcom Was Just Released On Bail

Bizarro identity

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I’m still trying to get my head around Facebook’s moves to become the king of identity online. Hell, if Leo Laporte couldn’t quite figure it out on yesterday’s taping of This Week in Google, then I’m not capable. But here’s where I am. Help me advance this…. I think my...
Bizarro identity

Megaupload co-founder granted bail, New Zealand judge rules he's not a flight risk

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After being denied twice, Megupload co-founder Kim Dotcom has been granted bail by a New Zealand judge, who ruled he isn't in fact a flight risk. To date, the court's rationale for keeping Dotcom behind bars has been that he might flee to his native Germany in a bid...
Megaupload co-founder granted bail, New Zealand judge rules he's not a flight risk

New Version 4 of 1Password Universal starts hitting International App Stores

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Click to view slideshow. The popular 1Password looks to have gotten a total revamp in a new version 4. The App has hit the New Zealand and Australian App Stores and is working its way through the Eastern Hemisphere. We may or may not have a thorough review of the...
New Version 4 of 1Password Universal starts hitting International App Stores

Megaupload co-founder's bail appeal rejected

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While users housing content on the troubled Megaupload site were given a two-week reprieve, one of its co-founders is having less luck. Kim Dotcom has lost his appeal for bail, with prosecutors fearing that he would flee from New Zealand and return to his native Germany, possibly making him...
Megaupload co-founder's bail appeal rejected

IBM brings the fight to counterfeiters with nano-sized authentication methods (video)

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As counterfeiters continue to up their game, technology's quest for the ultimate method of proving authenticity goes on. We've seen ideas at the nano level before, but IBM thinks its latest research might be so difficult to reverse engineer, that it's impossible for forgers to reproduce. IBM scientist Dr....
IBM brings the fight to counterfeiters with nano-sized authentication methods (video)

If you liked the Facebook ID cards, here’s how to get one for Google+

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Yesterday we told you about Tobias Leingruber’s Facebook ID card, which is exactly what it says on the label – an ID card with your Facebook information. Whether a novelty or a hint of what the future might hold – the idea certainly caught people’s attention. While Moo was first to the idea,...
If you liked the Facebook ID cards, here’s how to get one for Google+
Skyfail: UK government's official job site advertises fake 007 position
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