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'The Crown' star Claire Foy will be new 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'

All hail the new girl with the dragon tattoo. Claire Foy – best known as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix's The Crown – has officially been cast as lead Lisbeth Salander in The Girl in the Spider's Web, to be directed by Fede Alvarez (Don't Breathe). She takes over for Rooney Mara, who portrayed the character in 2011's The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Noomi Rapace played the role in the original, Swedish-language The Girl With the Dragon Tatto...
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The Father of Mobile Computing Is Not Impressed

harrymcc writes: Starting in the late 1960s, Alan Kay envisioned a powerful portable computer that would be a revolutionary learning device, then built some of the necessary tech at Xerox PARC and elsewhere. Today, his ideas are all around us -- but Kay is distinctly unimpressed with the iPhone, iPad, and other modern devices, which he says encourage passivity rather than creativity. Brian Merchant talked to the computing pioneer for a wide...
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Scrubbing in with Becca Tilley - iHeartRadio

Scrubbing in with Becca Tilley iHeartRadio Genre: TV & Film Release Date: September 14, 2017 Her new podcast is inspired by her undying love of TV shows Greys Anatomy, This Is Us, FRIENDS (it will ALWAYS be relevant) and even The Bachelor! She'll cover everything from dating and relationships to music, sports to her love of sleeping and anything that falls in-between. Original link
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Fitbit's 'lagging' encryption can be bypassed by hackers

Fitbit's 'lagging' encryption can be bypassed by hackers HACKERS CAN EASILY bypass the encryption on Fitbit trackers to steal personal details from its owner, according to reports. The Telegraph has the scoop and reports that a team at the University of Edinburgh found that it is possible to intercept messages from the Fitbit One and Fitbit Flex bands, accessing personal data as it is sent to Fitbit's servers for analysis.  Dr Paul Patras o...
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Linux 4.13 Kernel Launches With Accelerated Security Feature

LinuxSecurity.com: While most Americans were enjoying the Labor Day weekend, Linux creator Linus Torvalds was busy releasing the Linux 4.13 kernel on Sept. 3. Linux 4.13 is the fourth new Linux kernel released in 2017 and follows Linux 4.12, which debuted in July. Original link
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This Week in Open Source News: Open Source Summit 2017 Roundup

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Boeing Tests a Lidar Laser System for Turbulence Detection

Early next year, a Boeing 777 will take off from the company’s airfield near Seattle with a laser shooting out of its nose. It may sound like a novel (and grisly) way to avoid bird strikes , but this isn’t that kind of laser. Rather, it’s part of a new system that Boeing hopes could spot brutal turbulence that can damage aircraft and toss passengers around the cabin—and give crews enough time to hunker down before the going gets tough. Whil...
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Google Updates: Autoplay block, antitrust fight and Android flagship launch

YES, WE'RE messing with the format again. From now on, Google Updates will be updated every Friday as usual, but we'll be updating under headings and older news will remain up, so you can bookmark this page and come back to it. Hurrah! Search 15/9/17: Unsurprisingly, Google has confirmed that it will appeal the €2.42bn (around £2.1bn) antitrust fine handed to it by the European Commission (EC) earlier this year. In  its decision back in Jun...
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A New Era of OpenStack

The chairman of the OpenStack Foundation outlines some of the steps the organization is taking to support a growing interest in OpenStack. Change is inevitable in the technology industry, and the OpenStack community is no exception. Through the years, the OpenStack Foundation has tackled many of the technology and knowledge barriers that were part of initial adoption hurdles. But recently, more enterprises are adopting OpenStack software an...
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BMW says car keys may be replaced by mobile phone apps

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW ( BMWG.DE ) is reviewing the necessity of car keys, Ian Robertson, the company’s board member responsible for sales told Reuters. The fact that customers now all carry a smartphone and the availability of a BMW App which allows customers to unlock their vehicle, has made old fashioned keys less relevant. “Honestly, how many people really need it,” Robertson said in an interview at the Frankfurt car show, explaining...
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