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How to watch the Super Bowl on the biggest and littlest screens

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For the first time, the NFL is providing live streaming video of the Super Bowl, both on Web browsers and through a smartphone application. Now you'll have any number of viewing options and combinations: sit in front of an HDTV with a laptop or tablet to gain DVR controls and...
How to watch the Super Bowl on the biggest and littlest screens

Facebook reveals it was hacked, but says no user data compromised

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Facebook today detailed a malware attack that occurred last month, but which has been remediated and reportedly did not result in any user data being compromised. Facebook says the attack originated when some employees visited a mobile developer website that had been compromised and led malware to be installed on the...
Facebook reveals it was hacked, but says no user data compromised

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday features IE8 zero-day fix

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Microsoft last week said it will issue ten security updates next week, two of them rated "critical," to patch 34 vulnerabilities, including the zero-day bug that has been used by cyber criminals to poison "watering hole" websites in attacks aimed at U.S. government workers. "IE is always critical, and...
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday features IE8 zero-day fix

Google to crowdsource Indian mapping data, offers swag to top contributors

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What's the best method of finding your way in a foreign land? Just ask the locals, and that's exactly what El Goog is doing in India with its Mapathon 2013 competition. The contest is running from February 12th through March 25th, and is asking residents of the Asian nation...
Google to crowdsource Indian mapping data, offers swag to top contributors
Motorola Heading to Downtown Chicago Is a No-Lose Situation

Microsoft rushes IE8 zero-day fix into next week's Patch Tuesday

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Microsoft today said it will issue 10 security updates next week, two rated "critical," to patch 34 vulnerabilities, including the zero-day bug that has been used by cyber criminals to poison "watering hole" websites in attacks aimed at U.S. government workers....
Microsoft rushes IE8 zero-day fix into next week's Patch Tuesday

Why Twitter put me on the naughty step

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Watch out where you click and tame your enthusiasm – or you may get booted out of the twittersphereUntil recently, I was a Twitter refusenik. I've been on Facebook five years and built up a nice array of friends, family, colleagues and acquaintances. I'm also on LinkedIn and several online...
Why Twitter put me on the naughty step

Forget Dull Indoor Offices, Let's All Go Work Under Bridges

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The scene of the gathering, during last year’s Dumbo Arts Festival. (Photo: flickr.com/glans) We knew Dumbo’s vacancy rates were low, but we hadn’t realized they were this low. The Wall Street Journal reports that yesterday Dumbo techies gathered at an unusual outdoor watering hole: Underneath the Manhattan Bridge. Perhaps the roar of the...
Forget Dull Indoor Offices, Let's All Go Work Under Bridges

Google Buys Stealth Hardware Startup Agnilux

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Lots of talk this week about Apple’s 4G iPhone, after Gizmodo found a prototype left behind at a local watering hole. The device is believed to use an internally-designed application processor, just like Apple used with its recently-released iPad. Both chips were borne of Apple’s $278 million acquisition of P.A. Semi in 2008. Many of P.A. Semi’s...
Google Buys Stealth Hardware Startup Agnilux

The Apple and Facebook hacks exemplify why security is becoming a worry for everyone, even the tech-savvy

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This month has been a crazy one in online security. There have been attacks on media companies like The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, originating from China, as well as on Apple and Facebook, originating from Eastern Europe. Yet it’s really the latter group that shows just...
The Apple and Facebook hacks exemplify why security is becoming a worry for everyone, even the tech-savvy
Dispatches from Davos: The attraction of the unbadged

US Radiation health site involved in Chinese "watering hole" attack

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A US Department of Labor website tailored for nuclear weapons researchers has been compromised, redirecting visitors to a series of alternative websites. If the accessor was using Windows XP and Internet Explorer 8, the culmination of the attack inserted the "Poison Ivy" malware onto the computer, giving access to the...
US Radiation health site involved in Chinese "watering hole" attack
Department of Labor website reportedly compromised to target nuclear weapons workers

Wearable Computing Is Here: Get Ready to Look Ridiculous

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Wearable computing is poised to hit the mainstream. Last week, Google demoed its Project Glass prototype, an Android-powered display, camera, GPS locator and Internet node built into a bulky pair of glasses. On Thursday, Olympus announced its own Terminator specs. They may look silly, but they're the beginning of a new...
Wearable Computing Is Here: Get Ready to Look Ridiculous
FullCircle raises $3M for its combination of every technology trend ever: a mobile geo social discovery network

Microsoft says IE 6, 7, and 8 vulnerable to remote code execution

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On Saturday, Microsoft published a security advisory warning users of Internet Explorer 6, 7, and 8 that they could be vulnerable to remote code execution hacks. The company said that users of IE 9 and 10 were not susceptible to similar attacks and recommended that anyone using the older...
Microsoft says IE 6, 7, and 8 vulnerable to remote code execution

Just-patched Java, IE bugs used to snare human rights sites

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The website belonging to non-governmental organization Reporters Without Borders is the latest to be hit by attacks that use the recently patched Java and Internet Explorer vulnerabilities to surreptitiously hijack computers of visitors, security researchers said. The compromise comes a week after similar attacks successfully commandeered sites belonging to...
Just-patched Java, IE bugs used to snare human rights sites
Web forum for iPhone developers hosted malware that hacked Facebook

Tired Of Waiting In Line At Bars? Coaster's Got Your Back With A Mobile App For Placing Drink Orders

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Here’s a startup idea that’s close to my heart. If at any point in your adult life you’ve ever entered a bar, pub, night club, lounge, or other fine watering hole, you’ve probably dealt with the problem of waiting in line to order a drink. It’s a huge pain...
Tired Of Waiting In Line At Bars? Coaster's Got Your Back With A Mobile App For Placing Drink Orders

Photographer captures amazing images of lions after submerging himself in watering hole for three months - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1253935/Photographer-captures-amazing-images-lions-watering-hole-submerging-months.html#ixzz0ge0

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Photographer captures amazing images of lions after submerging himself in watering hole for three months - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1253935/Photographer-captures-amazing-images-lions-watering-hole-submerging-months.html#ixzz0ge0

Researchers: Java's security problems unlikely to be resolved soon

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Since the start of the year, hackers have been exploiting vulnerabilities in Java to carry out a string of attacks against companies including Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and Twitter, as well as home users. Oracle has made an effort to respond faster to the threats and to strengthen its Java...
Researchers: Java's security problems unlikely to be resolved soon

Many Watering Holes, Targets In Hacks That Netted Facebook, Twitter and Apple

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The attacks that compromised computer systems at Facebook, Twitter, Apple Corp. and Microsoft were part of a wide-ranging operation that relied on many “watering hole” web sites that attracted employees from prominent firms across the U.S., The Security Ledger has learned. The attacks on Facebook and Twitter were part of...
Many Watering Holes, Targets In Hacks That Netted Facebook, Twitter and Apple

Latest IE attack brought by same gang that hacked Google

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Enlarge / Identical typos in three separate zero-day attacks are one indication they were carried out by the same hacker gang, dubbed Elderwood. Symantec Active attacks targeting a critical vulnerability in older versions of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser have been carried out by an experienced gang of hackers. And...
Latest IE attack brought by same gang that hacked Google
Internet Explorer zero-day exploit targets nuclear weapons researchers

Photographer captures amazing images of lions at watering hole after submerging himself for three months | Mail Online

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Photographer captures amazing images of lions at watering hole after submerging himself for three months | Mail Online
Futurist Stewart Brand Wants to Revive Extinct Species

HTC EVO 4G review

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As a mobile platform, the EVO 4G's Android foundation is still an infant -- well, okay, perhaps it's a tweener -- but in its two-odd years in the public spotlight, the list of truly revolutionary devices to use it has been a significant one: the G1 for being the...
HTC EVO 4G review

With 100 Million Comments, Topix Has Quietly Become The Local Watering Hole

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I’m from a relatively small city in Ohio called Pepper Pike. If I want to find out news about it, the easiest thing for me to do is Google “Pepper Pike News.” The number one result is quite useful: Topix. In fact, Topix is the number one result for a...
With 100 Million Comments, Topix Has Quietly Become The Local Watering Hole

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With 100 Million Comments, Topix Has Quietly Become The Local Watering Hole http://tcrn.ch/amnQaJ

Microsoft takes care of IE zero day with Patch Tuesday update

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It's Patch Tuesday again, and Microsoft has plenty to keep IT admins and users busy this month. Microsoft has released ten new security bulletins for May, but the two that should get the most attention and the highest priority are both related to the Internet Explorer Web browser. Microsoft...
Microsoft takes care of IE zero day with Patch Tuesday update
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