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SciLinux: Important: firefox on SL6.x i386/x86_64

LinuxSecurity.com: This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.7.3 ESR. * firefox: Use-after-free in compositor potentially allows code execution (CVE-2018-5148) SL6 x86_64 firefox-52.7.3-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm firefox-debuginfo-52.7.3-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm firefox-52.7.3-1.el6_9.i686.rpm firefox-debuginfo-52.7.3-1.el6_9.i686.rpm i386 firefox-52.7.3-1.el6_9.i686.rpm firefox-debuginfo-52.7.3-1 [More...] Original link
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Apple Is Developing a TV Show Based On Isaac Asimov's Foundation Series

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Deadline:In a competitive situation, Apple has nabbed a TV series adaptation of Foundation , the seminal Isaac Asimov science fiction novel trilogy. The project, from Skydance Television, has been put in development for straight-to-series consideration. Deadline revealed last June that Skydance had made a deal with the Asimov estate and that David S. Goyer and Josh Friedman were cracking the code on ...
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The Facebook Screensaver Everyone Says Is An Orwellian Nightmare

In my spare time besides running Techlick I design screensavers. You know the antiquated things that used to run on Windows when a user walked away from their computer after a set number of minutes. If you don't know what a screensaver is let me explain. A screensaver (or screen saver) is a computer program that blanks the screen or fills it with moving images or patterns when the computer is not in use. The original purpose of screensavers...
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Fascism: A Warning (Unabridged) - Madeleine Albright

Description From one of the most admired international leaders, comes a timely, considered, and personal look at the history and current resurgence of fascism today and the virulent threat it poses to international freedom, prosperity, and peace.  At the end of the 1980s, when the Cold War ended, many, including former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, believed that democracy had triumphed politically once and for all. Yet nearly 30 ye...
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Google's phone app will boot spam calls to voicemail automatically

Google is taking spam calls seriously. An upcoming update to the default Phone app on Android One, Nexus and Pixel devices will send potential spam calls directly to voicemail, as spotted by 9to5 Google. The feature works like this: A potential spam... Original link
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The Inquirer

Microsoft's April Patch Tuesday takes aim at 22 critical vulnerabilities

Microsoft's April Patch Tuesday takes aim at 22 critical vulnerabilities MICROSOFT HAS RELEASED its monthly Patch Tuesday  bug fix bundle, this time addressing 63 vulnerabilities, 22 of which are deemed critical. While this month's release is somewhat smaller than last month's update , there are more critical vulnerabilities being patched, with the majority of these being in browsers and browser-related technologies. Five of the critical vu...
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Real-World Build Tips for Yocto

Despite its widespread and growing adoption, the Yocto Project is one of the more misunderstood of Linux technologies. It’s not a distribution but rather a collection of open source templates, tools, and methods for creating custom embedded Linux-based systems. Yocto Project contributor and Intel Embedded Software Engineer Stephano Cetola explained more about Yocto in his talk at the recent Embedded Linux conference in Portland . Although e...
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Digital Trends

‘Jade Empire,’ ‘The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind’ now playable on Xbox One

Microsoft recently gave Xbox One users the ability to play a selection of original Xbox games on the console, allowing players to relive the great memories they had when the Xbox brand was still in its infancy. A slew of additional original Xbox games have been added to the backward compatibility program, and they include some all-time greats. On April 17, you’ll be able to play BioWare’s Jade Empire on Xbox One, as well as Bethesda’s The E...
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Someone Photoshopped Mark Zuckerberg as Data from 'Star Trek' and it's incredible

By Brian Koerber 2018-04-11 13:08:38 UTC This week on the internet, we've collectively ripped Mark Zuckerberg as he attempts to save Facebook from public scrutiny by the U.S. government. Zuck's two-day stint testifying in front of Congress this week after the Cambridge Analytica data scandal has overwhelming dominated the tech news cycle. So naturally, there were tons of memes. While robot Mark Zuckerborg has always been a popular joke amon...
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Information Week

Get an AI Head Start: Buy It

CIOs want to invest in AI projects, but some just aren't ready to build it out themselves. So Oracle and SAP are both offering AI technologies to enterprise customers to get them started. Artificial intelligence really is still an emerging technology that isn't yet mainstream in a lot of enterprise organizations. While some surveys show that a majority of organizations have already implemented some form of artificial intelligence, other sur...
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