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Old Linux kernel security bug bites

LinuxSecurity.com: OK, hands up, who knows what High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC) is? It's an archaic networking data framing protocol that's used in modems, X.25, frame-relay, ISDN, and other now uncommon networking technologies. I know it because I used to work with them back in the day. You'll get to know it now because a researcher discovered a security hole hidden within the Linux kernel driver that implements it....
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Theresa May tells Vogue why 'gentleman' Donald Trump held her hand

Image: Christopher Furlong/Getty ImagesBy Rachel Thompson2017-03-21 10:44:50 UTC Actions speak louder than words. And, when photographs of Theresa May and Donald Trump holding hands emerged just days after Trump's inauguration, people on both sides of the Atlantic weren't sure what to make of it.  In an interview with Vogue, May has broken her silence on the real reason she and Trump were spotted hand in hand back in January. "I think he......
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Apple online store goes down for scheduled maintenance, new hardware rumored

  By Mikey Campbell Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 01:02 am PT (04:02 am ET) As planned, Apple's online storefront was taken offline early Tuesday morning for what maintenance, sparking hopes the company is preparing to launch its first hardware product of 2017. On Monday, Apple updated its system status webpage with an announcement saying customers would be unable to access the online Apple from 3 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Easte......
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UK Testing Out Drone Army to Beef Up Its Already Insane Surveillance State 

  Photo: Getty For citizens of the UK, being watched is just a way of life. Britain alone has one CCTV camera for every ten people. What do you do when you have all the cameras but you want more? Make those things fly, of course. Police in Devon and Cornwall are spearheading a new unit that will informally be known as the “f......
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New HP Spectre x2 12-a009nr Detachable Touch Laptop M5-6Y54 1.1GHz 4GB 128GB W10

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PSA: Xbox Live Experiencing Issues, Players Unable To Access Digitally Purchased Content

Xbox Live is currently suffering from some unspecified issues at the moment, which include preventing players from accessing games they've bought from the network digitally. Xbox's official support twitter has tweeted that it is aware of the issue: The proper teams are aware that users are unable to launch purchased content. Keep up with the investigation here: https://t.co/99xfLMWcZW — Xbox Support (@XboxSupport) March 21, 2017......
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New Genuine OtterBox Defender Case for Samsung Galaxy S7 with belt-clip Black

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Industry-Hated Game Emulators Save Two Video Games For Posterity

For far too many years, the video game industry struggled to assert its place as a true artform, one deserving of the kind of respect granted to movies, music, television, and literature. This has been a source of frustration to those of us who can recognize the powerful storytelling device that video games represent, as well as the way modern games contribute to art and social commentary. But by its nature as a relatively new medium, games......
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Firefox gets complaint for labeling unencrypted login page insecure

Enlarge / Passwords help keep hackers like this out, but passwords are pretty terrible. reader comments 39 The operator of a website that accepts subscriber logins only over unencrypted HTTP pages has taken to Mozilla's Bugzilla bug-reporting service to complain. He is bemoaning how the Firefox browser is warning that the page isn't suitable for the transmission of passwords. "Your notice of insecure password and/or log-in ......
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Microsoft Edge browser fails to fend off five attacks at Pwn2Own hacking event

Why it matters to you If you're using Microsoft's Edge browser, then you could be opening yourself up for attack if successful hacks at the Pwn2Own's event are any guide. One of the premier hacking contests is Pwn2Own, where security teams get together and see if they can break into the leading operating systems and web browsers. The 2017 version of Pwn2Own is now in the past, and Microsoft’s Edge is the loser. Edge is ......
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The Humid Climate Photography Bag

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Release: Army Men RTS

Blood will run green. Army Men RTS, the most strategic entry in the series featuring our favorite toy soldiers, is now available, DRM-free on GOG.com!Bloody Tans. Not only did they make you mess up some perfectly good gardens, kitchen floors, and toyboxes, they've now claimed an entire house and some of your finest men! But the Sarge is not toying around: together with his trusty soldiers, he will harvest any plastic and electricity he can ......
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Happy Birthday, Companion Freema Agyeman!

Happy birthday, Freema Agyeman! The Londoner joined Team TARDIS in 2007 as the Tenth Doctor’s companion Martha Jones. You remember: The one who replaced Rose. Billie Piper’s departure at the end of season two left the Doctor—and fans—grief-stricken. But while feisty medical student Martha helped mend the Time Lord’s broken hearts, some jaded viewers still overlook the character. Tenth Doctor & Martha Jones (BBC) For more than a year, Ma......
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This Zelda-inspired smart home hack requires, what else, an ocarina

Have you finally finished The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild? Not sure what to do with all your newfound free time? Well, you could always construct a smart home that you can control with an ocarina. That’s exactly what YouTube user Sufficiently Advanced did this past weekend, and the results are both awesome and potentially dangerous to his well-being. So how did this power-mad man use the triforce of wisdom to create his setup? He co......
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Exclusive Offer: 50% Off ALL Eye Frames + FREE shipping!

  You read that right - our partner GlassesUSA.com has a Spring Sale and you are the lucky one to receive your new eyeglass frames at 50% off with FREE shipping using Techlick's secret code below: WELCOME50 And Rx. lenses are also included! This is an exclusive offer and only available through this blog that you are reading right now. This is for a limited time only and is active between the dates listed below: Sale Dates: 3/20/17-3/23......
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Daily Self-Discipline: Everyday Habits and Exercises to Build Self-Discipline and Achieve Your Goals (Unabridged) - Martin Meadows

Description Do you make goals yet get discouraged when your plans don't work? We all know those people who seemingly were born to succeed. Fitness, health, business - they achieve all their goals. You want that success, and know you can get it... but how? Everywhere you turn, there are obstacles that block your path. Being successful doesn't mean avoiding them; it means meeting those obstacles head on and pushing thr......
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Volkswagen to bring compact T-Roc to US dealerships in 2019 - Roadshow

Compact crossovers are hot right now, and since the Tiguan recently gained a third row, Volkswagen has a money-printing gap in its lineup. Enter the T-Roc!Volkswagen will launch a production variant of the T-Roc concept in the US in 2019, Automotive News reports, citing a conversation with VW brand chief Herbert Diess last week during VW's annual press conference. This was, allegedly, a very recent decision.This diminutive guy will enter th......
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Museums use CT scans to take the mystery out of mummies

3D printing factors somewhat heavily in the exhibition, allowing museums like the AMNH to showcase replicas of various artifacts. This allows visitors to examine small details they might often miss when the object is trapped behind glass, as well as getting a better sense of the object's size and weight.Another way visitors are given an intimate look at the mummies is through a series of touchscreens that let people "virtually unwrap" them,......
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DIY H-Bridge Shield for Arduino With Transistors

Components needed to make the shield-8* NPN transistors (I used some BC 547 and some 2N2222a because I didn't have 8 of either one) 8* 1k ohm resistors (a value close to that should work) Stack Headers (optional) Pin Headers 9V Battery and clip Perf BoardHey, if you want a fun project for determining if your transistor is NPN or PNP please refer to my 'The Transistor Testenator' instructable.ToolsSoldering iron Wire cutte......
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Spanish dude reveals terrifying sex robot that wants to be romanced

Samantha, you don't have to wear your pink dress tonight HEY THERE ROMEO, ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A COLD FEELING, blank staring, sex sack of potatoes with which you spend your evenings and weekends? Well wait no more. There is a man in Spain who has made a thing that might meet your needs, but would probably terrify anyone else who came across it Meet Samantha, the plastic hole bot. We met her in the Metro newspape......
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Apple could be putting together an augmented reality team

Apple could be betting big on augmented reality. According to a new Bloomberg report, the company could be working on augmented reality features for the iPhone and then later for glasses, a new device that you would pair with your smartphone. While the hypothetical pair of glasses is nowhere near ready, it’s still interesting to see what Apple is working on behind the scene. And it first starts with a team. Mike Rockwell is apparently leadi......
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MailsDaddy OST to PST Converter 2.2

MailsDaddy OST to PST Converter is a great tool for recovering emails, contacts, tasks and calendars from offline .OST files and save them to a .PST file. This .OST recovery software is integrated with advance options to view emails along with attachments and is able to export .OST file data to a manageable .PST format. It is a very effective way to recover data from offline, damaged, corrupted and orphaned .OST files. ......
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Facebook rolls out seasonal greetings at the top of the News Feed

Facebook’s News Feed is getting a little more colorful today. Its “Goodwill” team – which is behind efforts like Friends Day and various messages at the top of the feed, including the recently added Weather greetings – is now rolling out new animations to denote the changing seasons. Starting today, people may begin to see an animated message with birds denoting the first day of spring, if they’re in the Northern Hemisphere, or an animation......
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4 Reasons CIOs Need to Attend Interop ITX

Consider just a few of the reasons a CIO should join the rest of their IT team at Interop ITX, instead of staying back at the office this year.Interop ITX -- an independent IT conference and expo held annually in Las Vegas and InformationWeek’s affiliated event -- takes place in less than two months. The five-day event offers IT professionals the opportunity to grow their knowledge around those IT topics that matter most to them. Attendees ......
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eBay is overhauling its homepage again to personalize recommendations for each visitor

In late 2013, eBay unveiled a new homepage design meant to surface different goods based on the interests of each individual site visitor — but it required some work on the part of the shopper. Three-plus years later, eBay wants a do-over — one that doesn’t require visitors to do anything but browse and shop like they always do. The new design features horizontal image carousels stacked one on top of the other. Rows are organized by items ......
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