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Serious CPU Vulnerabilities Named Meltdown and Spectre affecting PCs, mobile devices, and in the cloud

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 18:32:51 +0000

A password theft bug that was originally reported to affect Intel processors appears to have a wider reach.

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Windows Store Rebranded to Microsoft Store

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:56:16 +0000

Microsoft has decided to re-brand the Windows Store to become the Microsoft Store, so don't be surprised to see the new name.

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What happens in an internet minute in 2017?

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:38:43 +0000

  • $751,522 is spent online
  • 6Million  text messages are sent
  • 452K tweets are made
  • 120 people join LinkedIn
  • -15,000 gifs (i mean memes) are sent over iMessage<

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Google Raters get a cut in hours and start to speak out

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:01:47 +0000

We all know about Google Raters, but there's an interesting article where some raters have spoken out over a cut in their hours. There's some interesting detail in the full article.

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Search News Central is BACK - times three!

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 00:35:26 +0000

I'm sure some of you remember searchnewscentral...  well, I bought it from Dave Harry and am reviving it, as well as UK-centric and Australia-centric versions.

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Get Your Login and Credit Card Pages Secure By January 2017

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 16:28:24 +0000

Starting in January 2017, Google Chrome will begin marking any HTTP pages with password or credit card fields as insecure.

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Bing modifies its handling of Right to be Forgotten requests

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:47:31 +0000

The Right to be Forgotten saga is one of the more interesting stories surrounding Google (for me anyway, since I was the oldest sibling this is how I watch big brothers fight).

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A Florida Judge Rules Google Must Face Trial Over Site Removals From SERPs

Mon, 23 May 2016 16:24:25 +0000

This lawsuit can proceed, says the judge. However, don't get too excited just yet as Google usually manages to come out without a case to answer.

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ISIS hacks the wrong Google

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 15:29:17 +0000

On Monday, an ISIS-associated hacker group named Cyber Caliphate Army (CCA) announced their plans to hack Google.

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Critical glibc GHOST Bug: All Linux Machines Vulnerable

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 16:49:16 +0000

This is a significant issue, and I wonder that it's not getting the exposure it deserves. potentailly, there are many, many systems that may be vulnerable.

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