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The man said it appeared five years ago after he bumped his head, but has been "kept under control" by his barber.
74-Year-Old Man Develops 4-Inch
Tech • by 𝓜𝓸𝓾𝓼𝓮*🐭 • 105 views •  5 comments • 2 months ago

Earlier this summer, Apple formally asked the Trump administration for tariff exemptions for its new Mac Pro and some accessories. Trump responded in a tweet that Apple would not be given waivers for Mac Pro parts and said “Make them in the USA, no Tariffs!” Despite those words, a new report says that Apple has …
Despite Trump saying no, Apple's Mac Pro tariff exemption requests are being approved - 9to5Mac
Tech • by raven13 • 46 views •  2 comments • 2 months ago

The agency is putting more data in the cloud and integrating more of its collection efforts.
An Inside Look at All the Data CBP Collects About Everyone Crossing U.S. Borders - Nextgov
Tech • by BoonEvil • 78 views •  7 comments • 2 months ago

Switzerland was among the first countries to begin deploying 5G, but health fears over radiation from the antennas that carry the next-generation mobile technology have sparked a nationwide revolt.

Demonstrators against the technology are due to fill the streets of Bern later this month, but already a number of cantons have been pressured to put planned constructions of 5G-compatible antennae on ice.
Tech • by BoonEvil • 19 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

Windows Defender "Quick" and "Full" scans stop after a few files and a few seconds.
Tech • by raven13 • 31 views •  1 comments • 2 months ago

Evgenia Shulyatyeva, 26, was found dead in the bathtub of her apartment in Kirovo-Chepetsk, around 500 miles from Moscow, alongside her phone which was plugged into its charger.
Russian Accountant Died Instantly After Dropping Her Phone into the Bath While It Was Charging
Tech • by Middleman • 24 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

Kaspersky warns that it found more than 100,000 textbook files with malware lurking inside.
Back-to-school malware is hiding in those digital textbooks - CNET
Tech • by TRCIII • 22 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account got hacked with a SIM swap. What this tells us about the security of Donald Trump’s Twitter account.

There is really no such thing as computer security in this modern-day tech-filled world we live in. If you don't want somebody to know something...don't put it on a computer. VPNs, anonymous accounts, encrypted surety. But the real threat is still increasingly-sophisticated social engineering.
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Here’s How Trump’s Twitter Account Could Be Hacked - OneZero
Tech • by TRCIII • 27 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

Deepfakes, or doctored videos, have mostly been used to harm the reputations of celebrities and politicians. Now the AI-assisted technology is being used to trick companies out of big money.
SecurityWatch: Scammers Go Phishing With Deepfakes
Tech • by TRCIII • 21 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power - technology so far eclipsed by electric vehicles.
Tech • by Middleman • 15 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

Firefox's New Free VPN: Is It Any Good?
Tech • by PureVodka🍺 • 53 views •  2 comments • 2 months ago

A study by researchers from Northeastern University and Imperial College London found that many popular smart TV models, including models by Samsung and LG, as well as streaming dongles Roku and Amazon FireTV, are leaking sensitive user data to advertisers.

The models listed above would share data like location and IP address with Netflix, Facebook and third-party advertisers, according to the FT.
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Smart TVs Caught Sending Sensitive User Data To Facebook And Netflix
Tech • by Middleman • 14 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

A new IARPA program aims to build biometric technology that can identify people using cameras stationed on far off rooftops and unmanned aircraft.
The Intelligence Community is Exploring Long-Range Biometric Identification
Tech • by Middleman • 16 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

Apple customers who have downloaded the new iOS 13 software update have been met with a request from the Silicon Valley-based social media titan asking them to enable Bluetooth.
Facebook Is Accessing iPhone Users' Bluetooth to Work Out Where They Are, Even When the app is Turned Off
Tech • by Middleman • 32 views •  3 comments • 2 months ago

China has reportedly revealed its top-secret supersonic spy drone for the very first time at a rehearsal for an upcoming military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the country.
Beijing's Top-Secret Supersonic Spy Drone
Tech • by Middleman • 14 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

It seems Elon Musk cannot wait to share SpaceX's orbital Starship prototype with the world, as the Tesla tycoon shared two images of the construction progress to his Twitter page.
Starship Taking Shape: Elon Musk Shared New Photos
Tech • by Middleman • 23 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

Getting spacecraft into orbit is incredibly costly and difficult, and so scientists keep returning to the idea of a space elevator that can lift people and equipment out of Earth's atmosphere more easily. Now researchers have come up with a twist o
Astrophysicists Say One Space Elevator Concept Is Possible With Today's Technology
Tech • by raven13 • 24 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

Privacy invasion is the subject of an excellent article last week from The Times’s newsroom about an app from the University of Alabama that’s “using location-tracking technology from students’ phones” at football games “to see who skips out and who stays.” Basically: Alabama’s football team routinely obliterates weak competitors at home games; students leave the stadium early to go drink; the school wants them to stay. So they built an app that issues rewards points for staying, which, in turn, gives users access to better tickets for the big games at the end of the year.
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Tech • by GatorMcKlusky • 19 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

Switzerland's National Council has passed amendments aimed at modernizing the country's copyright law to make it more fit for the digital age. While services that host pirate sites or distribute content can expect a tougher ride moving forward, users will still be able to download pirate content for personal use. ...
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Swiss Copyright Law: Downloading Stays Legal, No Site Blocking - TorrentFreak
Tech • by GatorMcKlusky • 26 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

Technological advances are allowing commercial fishing fleets to double their fishing power every 35 years and put even more pressure on dwindling fish stocks, new research has found.
New technology allows fleets to double fishing capacity—and deplete fish stocks faster
Tech • by raven13 • 17 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago


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