Apple: San Bernardino screwed up the iPhone the FBI wants us to fix

February 20, 2016 / 0 comments

Apple’s big fight with the Federal Bureau of Investigation could have been avoided if one government employee had kept his hands off the phone According to a senior Apple executive, the company has been working with the federal government since early January to try to provide a way to access the San Bernardino county-issued iPhone…

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Natalie Maines' golden pipes take dramatic 'Simpsons' montage to the next level

February 20, 2016 / 0 comments

The Simpsons is going to welcome some top-notch guest voice talent in Sunday’s episode SNL‘s Kate McKinnon lends her voice as Hettie, a homeless woman whom Bart befriends after accidentally sending her only possessions into the river. In spending time together, Bart soon learns that Hettie is a fantastic folk singer. Natalie Maines lends her…

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Eleven years and counting: EFF scores a major victory in its NSA mass surveillance suit

February 20, 2016 / 0 comments

In 2005, a former AT&T engineer named Mark Klein walked into the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s offices and revealed that he had helped the phone company build a secret NSA surveillance outpost at the Folsom Street switching station, through which AT&T was helping the US government conduct mass, warrantless, domestic surveillance. (more…) Source: Boing…

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What a serious keysigning ceremony looks like

February 20, 2016 / 0 comments

In his excellent technical explainer about the Iphone decryption order, the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Joseph Bonneau discusses the actual process of cryptographically signing a new release of a major piece of Internet infrastructure like IOS. (more…) Source: Boing Boing

A Caitlyn Jenner makeup collection is in the works

February 20, 2016 / 0 comments

Another Jenner is preparing to build a makeup empire No, we’re not talking about Kylie’s decision to launch a nail polish collection. And we’re not even talking about Kendall’s blacklight-activated eyeshadow palette. It’s Caitlyn’s turn. Just days after Kendall made her beauty market debut, Caitlyn filed a trademark application for exclusive rights to sell a…

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Apple says terrorist's iCloud password was changed remotely while iPhone was in government's posession

February 20, 2016 / 0 comments

In the latest development, Apple is claiming that the government inadvertently jeopardized the FBI’s investigation into the San Bernardino terrorist attack. Senior Apple execs told reporters on Friday that the iCloud password linked to Syed Rizwan Farook’s iPhone 5c was changed less than 24 hours after federal investigators took possession of the phone. ABC News…

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2 University of Oregon fraternities to accept, actively recruit trans men

February 20, 2016 / 0 comments

Two University of Oregon fraternities announced new measures earlier this week to include and actively recruit trans men for the first time, adding their chapters to a growing list of Greek organizations that are attempting to become more inclusive. Neither Delta Upsilon or Delta Tau Delta currently have trans students in their ranks, but both…

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Spotify hack leaves hundreds of accounts exposed

February 20, 2016 / 0 comments

You may be sharing more than just your playlists if you’re a Spotify Premium user — new reports suggest that a recent data breach has compromised “hundreds of Spotify Premium user accounts,” The post Spotify hack leaves hundreds of accounts exposed appeared first on Digital Trends. Source: Digital Trends

Where Are They Now? Startup Battlefield Company PageCloud

February 20, 2016 / 0 comments

 The beauty of content management systems (CMS) like WordPress, Wix, Weebly and others is in the ability to create and build a complete website using just your browser. Designers are given the flexibility to make changes to their websites using simple browser-based tools, which means they don’t need to learn desktop tools like Dreamweaver or…

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Toronto Zoo welcomes its first baby rhino in over 16 years

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An 11-year-old Indian rhino gave birth to a baby calf at the Toronto Zoo on Wednesday. Read more: http://on.mash.to/21eWCA7 Read more… More about Zoo, Cute Animals, Toronto, Rhino, and Us World Source: Mashable