Daily Archives: October 6, 2018

Facebook’s two-factor ad practices give middle finger to infosec

https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/05/facebook-two-factor-ads-security-betrayal/ Illustration by Koren Shadmi We’ve all encountered security questions asking where we went to school, our favorite color or food, our first concert, and the ubiquitous “mother’s maiden name.” Imagine a world where on one screen you carefully chose … Continue reading

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Google Maps Music Integration, Dark Google Feed, New Assistant UI All Rolling Out

https://www.droid-life.com/2018/10/05/google-maps-commute-music-spotify-assistant/ Over the past couple of weeks, Google has announced some pretty big changes to some of its apps and services, like Google Assistant, Google Maps, and the Google Feed, which is now called Discover. As we approach the … Continue reading

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Large-Scale Wind Farms Could Warm the U.S.

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/?p=27678 If we humans want to slow down global warming due to carbon emissions, clean energy is the way. But, as with all things, there are cons to go along with those pros. New research reports that installing large-scale wind … Continue reading

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Feds to judge: We still think we can put GPS trackers on cars entering US

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1388267 Enlarge / Aerial view of vehicles lining up to cross to the United States at San Ysidro Port of Entry as seen from Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico on August 10, 2018. reader comments 0 A top Homeland Security … Continue reading

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Former South Korean President Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison On Corruption Charges

https://www.npr.org/2018/10/05/654851055/former-south-korean-president-sentenced-to-15-years-in-prison-on-corruption-char?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news Former South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak was sentenced on Friday for bribery and embezzlement. He had been convicted of taking $5.4 million in bribes from Samsung during his campaign and presidency. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chung … Continue reading

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