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  • newAsterisk Project Security Advisory - AST-2019-008
    Asterisk Project Security Advisory - If Asterisk receives a re-invite initiating T.38 faxing and has a port of 0 and no c line in the SDP, a crash will occur.
    - 8 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 11:55pm -
  • newAsterisk Project Security Advisory - AST-2019-007
    Asterisk Project Security Advisory - A remote authenticated Asterisk Manager Interface (AMI) user without system authorization could use a specially crafted Originate AMI request to execute arbitrary system commands.
    - 9 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 11:30pm -
  • newAsterisk Project Security Advisory - AST-2019-006
    Asterisk Project Security Advisory - A SIP request can be sent to Asterisk that can change a SIP peer's IP address. A REGISTER does not need to occur, and calls can be hijacked as a result.
    - 9 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 11:02pm -
  • newMicrosoft Internet Explorer Use-After-Free
    Microsoft Internet Explorer suffers from a use-after-free vulnerability in Script arguments during toJSON callback.
    - 10 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 10:04pm -
  • newmacOS update_dyld_shared_cache Privilege Escalation
    macOS suffers from an update_dyld_shared_cache privilege escalation vulnerability.
    - 10 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 10:02pm -
  • newUbuntu Security Notice USN-4198-1
    Ubuntu Security Notice 4198-1 - It was discovered that DjVuLibre incorrectly handled certain memory operations. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted DjVu file, a remote attacker could cause applications to ha…
    - 10 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 9:36pm -
  • newUbuntu Security Notice USN-4197-1
    Ubuntu Security Notice 4197-1 - It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain TCP-pipelined queries. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Bind to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service.
    - 17 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 3:12pm -
  • newRed Hat Security Advisory 2019-3942-01
    Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-3942-01 - Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform is Red Hat's cloud computing Kubernetes application platform solution designed for on-premise or private cloud deployments. This advisory contains the openshift container i…
    - 17 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 3:11pm -
  • newNetwork Management Card 6.2.0 Host Header Injection
    Network Management Card version 6.2.0 suffers from a host header injection vulnerability.
    - 17 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 3:10pm -
  • newSlackware Security Advisory - bind Updates
    Slackware Security Advisory - New bind packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix a security issue.
    - 17 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 3:09pm -




  • Troubleshooting Website SSL Issues – No Padlock
    Having SSL problems? One of the most common issues our team handles is related to websites not properly displaying over HTTPS, whether it be the website either not loading entirely, or just not showing the green padlock: If you’re sure that the SSL…
    - 18 Mar 19, 6:07pm -
  • Safely Removing virtfs on a cPanel Server
    If you’re on a cPanel server, you’ve probably noticed a sizable folder called ‘virtfs’ sitting in /home, which would appear at first to be using a ton of space. Your first inclination might be to delete it, but don’t! Most likely, the files…
    - 14 Jan 19, 7:25pm -
  • Custom Exim Filter Examples
    cPanel allows you to easily create custom Exim filters by simply dropping the rules in /usr/local/cpanel/etc/exim/sysfilter/options/ and running: /scripts/buildeximconf service exim restart Here are a couple useful examples of filters we’ve create…
    - 29 Aug 18, 6:08pm -
  • How to Set up a Local cPanel FastUpdate Mirror
    If you have more than a few cPanel servers in your network, it may be a good idea to set up your own mirror to serve the files necessary to run cPanel updates. Doing this could save time and bandwidth, as well as prevent problems caused by mirrors be…
    - 17 Feb 16, 5:16pm -
  • Installing LetsEncrypt SSL Certificates on CentOS + cPanel Servers
    Update! cPanel supports LetsEncrypt, but you just need to install the plugin for it to work. To do this, run: /scripts/install_lets_encrypt_autossl_provider Once installed, Let’s Encrypt will appear in WHM’s Manage AutoSSL interface (Home >> SSL/…
    - 15 Feb 16, 5:14pm -
  • cPanel Update Fails Due to RPM Conflict
    The cPanel update fails due to a problem installing RPMs, but is not specific about what the problem is: [20160203.180007] Testing if the newly downloaded RPMS can be installed without conflict [20160203.180007] Testing RPM transaction [20160203.1800…
    - 3 Feb 16, 6:25pm -
  • This system already has a database owner named X
    When attempting to create a user or restore a backup you may see this error: This system already has a database owner named___ To fix this, edit the following files on the system and remove entries for the user in question: /var/cpanel/databases/user…
    - 28 Jan 16, 9:19pm -
  • Changing the Public IP in a NAT setup

    - 20 Dec 15, 12:27am -
  • Upgrading OpenSSH on CentOS 5 or 6
    Note: This is an update from our 2011 post. If you’ve taken a peek at your PCI scan results lately, you may have noticed that your scan provider is now requiring OpenSSH 6.6 or higher due to CVE-2014-2532 – a version that is not currently avai…
    - 26 Jun 15, 4:57pm -
  • CloudLinux or BetterLinux?
    UPDATE 6/18: Shortly after this was posted and one of the major hosting companies I’m affiliated with removed BetterLinux from their servers due to stability problems, BetterLinux announced that they are shutting down, effective July 1st. Customers…
    - 15 Jun 15, 1:02am -


cPanel Tutorial - Error Pages

- 25 days ago 28 Oct 19, 2:54pm -
Launch a cPanel & WHM instance on Linode

- 25 days ago 28 Oct 19, 2:04pm -
Launch a cPanel & WHM instance on Alibaba

- 29 days ago 24 Oct 19, 1:26pm -
cPanel Tutorials - DNSSEC

- 29 days ago 24 Oct 19, 1:26pm -
AWS Tutorials - Launch cPanel & WHM on Amazon

- 45 days ago 7 Oct 19, 8:29pm -
DO Tutorials - Launch cPanel & WHM on DigitalOcean

- 45 days ago 7 Oct 19, 8:07pm -

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  • newKernel patch for SCTP to enable concurrent connection on a port(SO_REUSEADDR)
    I am aware of SO_REUSEADDR that can be added to avoid the error 'Address already in use' issue but the application team is denying to add REUSEADDR in the application codebase as the option is unavailable in java.nio while socket creation. 3868 port…
    - 2 mins ago 22 Nov 19, 8:01am -
  • newCentOS Kickstart IP Addressing
    I'm curious to see if anyone has a better option than what we're currently doing - I have built a custom CentOS ISO which we deploy at customer sites as an appliance. The OS volume is LUKS encrypted, and it automatically unlocks using clevis/tang, an…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Nov 19, 5:59am -
  • newCan rollback/uninstalling an RPM package fix the issue that happened ever since installation
    The rpm snmpcheck-1.8-4.el6.noarch is the package that has been installed as a third party package but we already have an SNMP customized rpm. Ever since the installation of snmpcheck-1.8-4.el6.noarch is done , the issue started which interferes and…
    - 17 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 2:34pm -
  • newThoughts on CloudStrike as an AV?
    We currently use ClamAV as an AV for our Linux servers as my company requested that I deploy an AV solution. Our Corporate Parent is looking at implementing Crowdstrike. This subreddit has been a good source of information for people's experiences. I…
    - 18 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 1:34pm -
  • newsystemd service file gets overwritten after stock rpm update
    Hi, I installed the stock redis package at a CentOS 7 server, and modified the systemd "service" file to set proper permissions to use unixsockets. My issue is that the service file gets overwritten when "yum" updates the package to a new version, so…
    - 21 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 10:42am -
  • newKubestone - Benchmarking Operator for K8S and OpenShift
    Kubestone is an Open Source benchmarking Operator that can evaluate the performance of Kubernetes & OpenShift installations. Available on OperatorHub too. It supports variety of benchmarks, such as: CPU & Mem: Sysbench Disk: Fio & IOPing Network: IP…
    - 22 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 9:57am -
  • Is it even possible to make automated, live backups?
    I've been scratching my head over this one for a while, think I'm suffering from information overload. I have a server which I want to have a backup for in cloud storage. Essentially, if the whole entire server were to get destroyed in a fire, I wan…
    - 1 day ago 21 Nov 19, 12:28am -
  • IPTABLES rule for Loopback?
    Working on some server hardening. Currently I don't have any iptables or firewall rules on the loopback for my VMs. How do you feel about this CIS Benchmark recommendation? VM is running on GCP. I guess I could accomplish with the GCP Firewall. Which…
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 19, 8:14pm -
  • Which Linux certifications are better? Linux foundation or LPIC. Could somebody please let me know?
    submitted by /u/bhargavbachina [link] [comments]
    - 2 days ago 20 Nov 19, 4:26pm -
  • Module Fuse not found
    When I'm trying to mount Borg backup data in my directory its saying Module Fuse not found in directory /lib/modules/4.4.0-43-Microsoft. I'm using Ubuntu 18 in Windows Subsystem. Please give me the solutions asap. submitted by /u/johntheh4cker…
    - 2 days ago 20 Nov 19, 9:25am -


Securing TPM Secrets with TXT and Kernel Signatures - Paul Moore, Cisco

- 9 days ago 13 Nov 19, 5:43pm -
CRIU and SELinux - Adrian Reber, Red Hat

- 9 days ago 13 Nov 19, 5:43pm -
LSM Stacking - What You Can Do Now and What's Next - Casey Schaufler, Intel

- 9 days ago 13 Nov 19, 5:43pm -
Kernel Runtime Security Instrumentation - KP Singh, Google

- 9 days ago 13 Nov 19, 5:43pm -
Exploiting Race Conditions Using the Scheduler - Jann Horn, Google

- 9 days ago 13 Nov 19, 5:43pm -
Zephyr Project Security Status - David Brown, Linaro

- 9 days ago 13 Nov 19, 5:43pm -

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Say Cheese, Webcam Effects Demo

- 9 May 11, 9:18pm -
Understanding Parallel Computing: Amdahl's Law

- 28 Mar 11, 4:26am -
Understanding Parallel Computing (Part 2): The Lawn Mower Law

- 28 Mar 11, 4:16am -
LMTV Video Response Contest: What Makes Linux Better?

- 25 Mar 11, 9:10pm -
Aligning SSD Partitions

- 16 Mar 11, 10:32pm -
Mixing Voice and Music Audio in Audacity

- 10 Mar 11, 2:31pm -



Google Gets Access to Medical Data - ThreatWire

- 3 days ago 19 Nov 19, 7:48pm -
Hacking Smart Speakers With Lasers - ThreatWire

- 9 days ago 13 Nov 19, 3:00am -
Shark Jack Unboxing and Setup - Hak5 2610

- 14 days ago 8 Nov 19, 3:00pm -
BlueKeep Attacks Surfacing; Persistent Malware on Android - ThreatWire

- 17 days ago 5 Nov 19, 8:00pm -
What is the Shark Jack - Hak5 2609

- 21 days ago 1 Nov 19, 2:00pm -
Adobe Creative Cloud Exposes Data for 7 Million+ Users - ThreatWire

- 24 days ago 29 Oct 19, 7:07pm -



  • Linux Journal Ceases Publication: An Awkward Goodbye
    by Kyle Rankin IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM LINUX JOURNAL, LLC:On August 7, 2019, Linux Journal shut its doors for good. All staff were laid off and the company is left with no operating fun…
    - 8 Aug 19, 1:55am -
  • Oops! Debugging Kernel Panics
    by Petros Koutoupis A look into what causes kernel panics and some utilities to help gainmore information.Working in a Linux environment, how often have you seen a kernel panic?Wh…
    - 7 Aug 19, 11:30pm -
  • Loadsharers: Funding the Load-Bearing Internet Person
    by Eric S. Raymond The internet has a sustainability problem. Many of its criticalservices depend on the dedication of unpaid volunteers, because theycan't be monetized and thus don…
    - 7 Aug 19, 11:00pm -
  • Documenting Proper Git Usage
    by Zack Brown Jonathan Corbet wrote a document for inclusion in the kernel tree, describingbest practices for merging and rebasing git-based kernel repositories. As he putit, it rep…
    - 7 Aug 19, 10:30pm -
  • Understanding Python's asyncio
    by Reuven M. Lerner How to get started using Python's asyncio.Earlier this year, I attended PyCon, the international Pythonconference. One topic, presented at numerous talks and di…
    - 7 Aug 19, 10:00pm -
  • RV Offsite Backup Update
    by Kyle Rankin Having an offsite backup in your RV is great, and after a year of use,I've discovered some ways to make it even better.Last year I wrote a feature-length article on…
    - 7 Aug 19, 9:15pm -
  • Another Episode of "Seems Perfectly Feasible and Then Dies"--Script to Simplify the Process of Changing System Call Tables
    by Zack Brown David Howells put in quite a bit of work on a script,./scripts/, to simplify the entire process of changing thesystem call tables. With this script, i…
    - 7 Aug 19, 8:45pm -
  • Experts Attempt to Explain DevOps--and Almost Succeed
    by Bryan Lunduke What is DevOps? How does it relate to other ideas and methodologieswithin software development? Linux Journal Deputy Editor and longtimesoftware developer, Bryan Lun…
    - 7 Aug 19, 8:00pm -
  • DNA Geometry with cadnano
    by Joey Bernard This article introduces a tool you can use to work on three-dimensional DNA origami. The package is called cadnano, and it's currentlybeing developed at the Wyss Inst…
    - 7 Aug 19, 7:30pm -
  • Running GNOME in a Container
    by Adam Verslype Containerizing the GUI separates your work and play.Virtualization has always been a rich man's game, and more frugalenthusiasts—unable to afford fancy server-cl…
    - 7 Aug 19, 7:00pm -


  • GitHub Aims to Make Open Source Code Apocalypse-Proof in Arctic Vault
    GitHub wants to make sure its entire warehouse of open source code survives an apocalypse by burying it deep within an Arctic vault as one of several preservation strategies. Microsoft-owned GitHub is creating the Arctic Code Vault as a data reposito…
    - 3 days ago 19 Nov 19, 7:35pm -
  • ALT Linux: Worthy Linux Alternatives, With a Catch
    ALT Linux offers a buffet of Linux distributions that meet a variety of specialized needs. Its inviting selections could be a good source of alternative Linux OS solutions if you take the time to sort out the menus. You might find navigating the poor…
    - 7 days ago 15 Nov 19, 6:08pm -
  • KaOS Linux Brings Order to the Desktop
    The KaOS distro is an up-and-coming Linux OS that provides one of the best integrations yet of a refreshed KDE-based computing platform. Two types of users gravitate to this solidly maintained distribution: those who are frustrated by poor user exper…
    - 14 days ago 8 Nov 19, 6:29pm -
  • Microsoft's Chromium-Based Edge Browser Available as Release Candidate
    Along with unveiling its new Edge browser logo, Microsoft announced the official launch date of its nearly finished Chromium-based Edge browser and made its Release Candidate available for download immediately. The latest beta edition of the browser…
    - 16 days ago 5 Nov 19, 8:10pm -
  • Latest ExTix: Lots of Flexibility and a Few Flaws
    ExTiX 19.10, released with the LXQt desktop on Oct. 23, is a customized Linux distro that leaves you wanting more but settling for less. ExTix is a lightweight modular Linux operating system that is part of the Exton Linux/Live Systems family of dist…
    - 21 days ago 1 Nov 19, 4:38pm -
  • Linux Inside Azure Sphere on the Horizon
    Azure Sphere will be generally available in Feb 2020, Microsoft has announced. Its scheduled arrival highlights Microsoft's readiness to fulfill its promise for better IoT device security at scale. Microsoft first introduced Azure Sphere in 2018, opt…
    - 23 days ago 30 Oct 19, 7:16pm -
  • Dragora Linux Is Anything But Simple
    Dragora is a fledgling Linux distribution that neither works out of the box nor is user-friendly. That said, if you have an adventurous interest in practically starting from scratch and somewhat building your own computing platform, Dragora could be…
    - 28 days ago 25 Oct 19, 6:33pm -
  • Samsung's Support for Linux on DeX Fizzles
    Samsung has called quits on its effort to provide a full Linux desktop platform for Android. In an email to beta testers last week, Samsung said it would not support its Linux on DeX beta program for future OS and device releases. Samsung's announcem…
    - 31 days ago 22 Oct 19, 4:45pm -
  • Solus Brightens Computing Across the Linux User Spectrum
    The Solus Project is alive and well and continues to offer a fresh approach to uncomplicating the computer desktop. That says a lot, given the sometimes sordid developmental path of the almost 5-year-old Linux distribution. Solus 4.0 Linux "Fortitude…
    - 35 days ago 18 Oct 19, 5:00pm -
  • 'Serious' Linux Sudo Bug's Damage Potential Actually May Be Small
    Developers have patched a vulnerability in Sudo, a core command utility for Linux, that could allow a user to execute commands as a root user even if that root access was specifically disallowed. The patch prevents potential serious consequences with…
    - 37 days ago 16 Oct 19, 5:09pm -


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- 29 May 14, 8:35am -
Minimal Arch Linux with Openbox
Minimal Arch Linux with Openbox
- 29 Dec 13, 4:20am -
Arch Linux Awesome WM
Arch Linux Awesome WM
- 7 Jul 13, 2:59pm -
Simple Linux Caledonia Wallpaper
Simple Linux Caledonia Wallpaper
- 16 Nov 12, 3:42am -

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  • Chinese hide chips in US planes
    Evidence is piling up that cyber security is one of this generation’s most critical issues. Remarks by the National Counterintelligence Executive, Dr. Joel F. Brenner, at the Applied Research Laboratories University of Texa…
    - 20 Apr 09, 5:40pm -
  • Social Media overload? Try FriendFeed with Alert Thingy
    If you’ve found yourself buried under Twitter messages (tweets), Facebook statuses, Flickr images, Delicious links, Tumblr posts and/or whatever other social data you can muster, then please allow me to promptly direct you…
    - 14 Apr 08, 8:20pm -
  • Synchronize your files with Memeo AutoSync
    {ad}Have you ever used the synchronize files feature in Windows? This is the feature that allows you to make files available offline when you are not connected to a network drive. It also […]The post Synchronize your files…
    - 4 Mar 08, 6:06pm -
  • Review: Diskeeper 2008
    Most seasoned PC users are familiar with the concept of defragging your hard disk but ask them the last time they defragged and they probably won’t have an answer. Windows actually comes with […]The post Review: Diskeepe…
    - 21 Dec 07, 6:44pm -
  • Review: Take a power nap with Pzizz
    I’ve tried power napping on and off for years. Unfortunately, the biggest problem I have with power napping is making sure that I wake up in time to get things done for the […]The post Review: Take a power nap with Pzizz…
    - 19 Sep 07, 9:13pm -
  • Review: Create Professional Quality Videos with Sony Vegas 7
    If you are looking to make professional quality audio/video productions you should seriously consider Sony Vegas 7 DVD production suite as a mainstay for your personal multimedia productions studio. This is a feature […]Th…
    - 13 Sep 07, 6:27pm -
  • Review: Backup your photos with the Photo Safe
    One of the things about traveling with a digital camera is you inevitably wind up filling your memory cards. There are a couple of solutions to this. One is buying more memory cards. […]The post Review: Backup your photos…
    - 10 Sep 07, 8:24pm -
  • Review: Anagram lets you create a contact or calendar entry in two clicks
    {ad} I’m a power user when it comes to contact and task management. That said, I’ve been a user of ACT, Palm Desktop, and most recently Microsoft Outlook. I’m addicted to putting in […]The post Review: Anagram lets y…
    - 10 Sep 07, 2:03pm -
  • ReadyBoost on the Run
    One of the most notable new features in Windows Vista is ReadyBoost. This is a caching feature that uses flash memory in order to speed up Vista’s performance. Because flash memory is cheap, […]The post ReadyBoost on the…
    - 3 Apr 07, 2:21pm -
  • Xoxide X-Turbine
    Lately there seems to be an over abundance of steel, premodded cases on the market, each with no clear advantages over the other. These cases seem to be surprisingly similar with only minimal […]The post Xoxide X-Turbine a…
    - 12 Jun 03, 11:54am -



Revision Part One: Linux Does What Win Don't

- 11 Apr 19, 8:33pm -
The Layman's Guide to Linux: File Systems & Permissions

- 9 Apr 19, 9:42pm -
The Layman's Guide to Linux: User Space

- 8 Apr 19, 5:53pm -
The Layman's Guide to Linux: Daemons & Init Systems

- 6 Apr 19, 6:53pm -
The Layman's Guide to Linux: The Kernel

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The Layman's Guide to Linux: The Boot Loader

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  • newBlackBerry refreshes its UEM suite, focuses on zero-trust access
    BlackBerry has unveiled several updates to its enterprise mobility security platform, offering three new UEM peoducts aimed at enabling secure access to tools, applications and files based on a zero-trust architecture.The trio of new suites are…
    - 14 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 6:17pm -
  • newThe 5 true takeaways from Android's camera vulnerability circus
    I don't know if you've read much news this week, but it seems the sky is falling and we're all terribly doomed.No, I'm not talking about that news — as usual, that's another column for another publication — but rather the news that a security…
    - 15 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 5:21pm -
  • newMysterious app keeps you from shutting down — or does it?
    At last, we have a description of the mysterious shutdown-blocking G — and a fix for Microsoft’s G-generating bug coming in the next version of Win10, commonly called 20H1.If you look online, you’ll see hundreds (if not thousands) of report…
    - 16 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 4:02pm -
  • newLearn how R is used in machine learning with this $29 training
    Machine learning is a powerful tool for statistical analysis that allows businesses to gain valuable insights, and many companies are catching on. As such, the demand for programmers who have R environment skills is quickly growing, and with this…
    - 17 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 3:05pm -
  • newThrowback Thursday: See if you can wriggle out of this one

    - 18 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 2:00pm -
  • newApple's OS development teams are going to 'Build Different'
    Some say the mantra for agile development is to be sufficiently resolute to move fast and break things. But as enterprises grow, the consequences of doing so become unsustainable – as Apple appears to have learned with iOS 13.Build differentA …
    - 18 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 1:42pm -
  • newWhy Windows 10 1909 should not be a one-off
    Microsoft last week released Windows 10 version 1909, an oddball update that was far more rehash than refresh.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)
    - 21 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • newHow Tableau is fitting into the Salesforce family
    Customers of the analytics vendor Tableau who arrived at the Dreamforce conference this week wanting to learn about how life may change as a result of its acquisition by Salesforce in a $15.7 billion all-stock deal in May will probably be leaving…
    - 22 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 10:22am -
  • Notable technology acquisitions 2019
    PayPal acquires Honey for $4 billionImage by PayPalPayPal announced in November that it will acquire Honey Science Corporation – best known as the maker of the popular deal-finding browser add-on Honey – for $4 billion, making it PayPal’s large…
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 19, 10:12pm -
  • Salesforce to expand Einstein Voice Skills so users can create custom voice apps
    Salesforce plans to expand its Einstein Voice Assistant capabilities, enabling customers to create their own custom “skills” as it seeks to broaden the appeal of voice interfaces in the workplace. The company unveiled Einstein at last year’…
    - 1 day ago 20 Nov 19, 8:38pm -



  • newDisney+ Is a Wonderful World for Tykes and Geeks
    Disney+ has made its official debut, with a few minor hiccups. It is widely available via a plethora of devices, offers a breadth of content, and serves quick and seamless downloads to mobile devices. However, with a heavy focus on Disney animated fi…
    - 20 hours ago 21 Nov 19, 12:00pm -
  • Early Reviews Suggest Google Stadia Needs More Time in the Oven
    Google just raised the curtain on its Stadia streaming gaming platform, and the early reviews are mixed at best. For $129, gamers can get the hardware they need to take the service for a spin -- a Stadia controller, and a Chromecast Ultra for playing…
    - 2 days ago 20 Nov 19, 12:00pm -
  • GitHub Aims to Make Open Source Code Apocalypse-Proof in Arctic Vault
    GitHub wants to make sure its entire warehouse of open source code survives an apocalypse by burying it deep within an Arctic vault as one of several preservation strategies. Microsoft-owned GitHub is creating the Arctic Code Vault as a data reposito…
    - 3 days ago 19 Nov 19, 7:35pm -
  • Apple to Conduct 3 Medical Studies Using Research App
    Apple is getting into the medical research field with its recent announcement of three studies to be conducted through its Research app. Apple Watch and iPhone users in the United States can use the app to enroll in the Apple Women's Health Study, th…
    - 3 days ago 19 Nov 19, 12:00pm -
  • Banishing Bias From the Leadership Selection Process
    I'm spending a lot of time these days looking at the evolving market for artificial intelligence and the problem of bias. I think the problem in part is due to confirmation bias -- the need to look only at the information that agrees with a position…
    - 4 days ago 18 Nov 19, 6:20pm -
  • ALT Linux: Worthy Linux Alternatives, With a Catch
    ALT Linux offers a buffet of Linux distributions that meet a variety of specialized needs. Its inviting selections could be a good source of alternative Linux OS solutions if you take the time to sort out the menus. You might find navigating the poor…
    - 7 days ago 15 Nov 19, 6:08pm -
  • The Thorny Problem of 5G Security
    A few years ago, putting the words "mobile telecoms security" in the title of an article would be a license to write whatever you wanted below, because no one was likely to read any of the words after the title. Sprinkling the magic ingredient 5G has…
    - 7 days ago 15 Nov 19, 12:00pm -
  • Disney+ Launches New Era of Streaming, With a Few Hiccups
    The much-anticipated Disney+ streaming service has arrived. In the first 24 hours, the app was downloaded 3.2 million times. Demand for the new over-the-top streaming service prompted the company to announced that it had exceeded its highest expectat…
    - 8 days ago 14 Nov 19, 6:23pm -
  • 'Nightingale Project' to Turn Over Millions of Medical Records to Google
    A venture between Google and Ascension, one of the largest healthcare providers in the United States, will give the tech giant access to the sensitive medical information of as many as 50 million patients in 21 states. Its venture with Google, called…
    - 9 days ago 13 Nov 19, 12:00pm -
  • New YouTube Terms of Service Create Stir
    Google has published changes to YouTube's Terms of Service Agreement that have stoked fears among some users. "YouTube may terminate your access, or your Google account's access to all or part of the Service if YouTube believes, in its sole discretio…
    - 10 days ago 12 Nov 19, 6:25pm -
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