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About peterjang73

A nerdy father of two, a husband of a beautiful and understanding wife, an engineer who loves anime and tinkering with PCs and games, but most of all, loves God.

Navigation Apps With Millions of Downloads Exposed as Just Google Maps With Bonus Ads

https://gizmodo.com/navigation-apps-with-millions-of-downloads-exposed-as-j-1831869725 Image: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo) One of the purported benefits of modern day app stores is to make it easier for companies to review and ensure that the software you download isn’t harmful or malicious. But with upwards of 2.1 … Continue reading

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Sen. Marco Rubio wants to ban states from protecting consumer privacy

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1443415 Enlarge / Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) speaks to reporters following a closed briefing on intelligence matters on Capitol Hill on December 4, 2018 in Washington, DC. Getty Images | Zach Gibson 4 with 4 posters participating US Sen. Marco … Continue reading

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If Trump Told Cohen to Lie, Impeachment Is Coming

https://www.wired.com/story/trump-impeachment-mueller-cohen As the government shutdown neared the one-month mark, the political landscape shifted under Washington’s feet Thursday night, dramatically and perhaps permanently altering the path of our nation’s politics. BuzzFeed’s duo of Russia probe reporters posted a blockbuster report that … Continue reading

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Air Force gives 3D-printed rocket company Cape Canaveral launch pad

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/17/relativity-cape-canaveral-air-force-launch-complex-16/ Relativity Space Relativity Space, a startup that aspires to create 3D printed rockets, has secured a launch pad at Cape Canaveral. The company announced Thursday a five-year agreement with the US Air Force that will allow the company to … Continue reading

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Google buys $40 million worth of smartwatch tech from Fossil Group

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1442839 Valentina Palladino 0 with 0 posters participating Wearables have brought Google and the fashion-focused Fossil Group closer together. Today, Fossil announced it will sell intellectual property related to smartwatch technology to Google in a deal worth $40 million. Upon … Continue reading

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Apple loses patent case appeal, owes VirnetX $440M in FaceTime dispute

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1442331 Group Facetime for up to 32 simultaneous participants, coming to iOS 12.1. 1 with 1 posters participating A federal appeals court has upheld a landmark patent judgment brought by VirnetX against Apple, affirming a $440 million judgment in a … Continue reading

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Monster 773 million-record breach list contains plaintext passwords

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1442517 Getty Images 8 with 6 posters participating Have I Been Pwned, the breach notification service that serves as a bellwether for the security of login credentials, has just gotten its hands on its biggest data haul ever—a list that … Continue reading

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