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    Senate Vote Passes to Save Net Neutrality

    All Republicans voted against saving net neutrality except for: Susan Collins (Maine), John Kennedy (Louisiana), and Lisa Murkowski (Alaska)
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    Cryptojacking is Everywhere, It's Getting Worse Each Day

    i would have no problem if hardforum used 5-25% of my desktop cpu/gpu to mine cryptocurrency while im on the site. i want this to be the way that websites pay their content creators internet-wide. i want it built into browsers, and adjustable. I want clicks and page views as a metric to die in...
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    Rat, Keyloggers, etc

    i have a rooted android tablet, and would like to play around with rat software, keyloggers, vnc type stuff, can anyone point me in the right direction? im not looking just for some website that tracks my spouse's bla blah blah. i just want to learn, how to set up, detect, know the average...
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    Bitcoin All Time High.

    coinbase is over 1300 now. ooh
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    Vivaldi Browser. Might finally get me away from Firefox.

    went from opera, to firefox, when opera turned to chrome clone without addons. now vivaldi since it got mouse gestures, love it. though i miss a transparent start page :(
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    GMAIL Account Recovery

    gf lost a gmail password once. i paid like $3 and started answering questions about what was in the email, browser it was logged into usually, when created etc etc, copy of drivers license. got it all back. was painless.
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    Bitcoin All Time High.

    http://www.marketwatch.com/story/bitcoin-is-now-worth-more-than-an-ounce-of-gold-for-the-first-time-ever-2017-03-02 http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2017/03/02/gold-2-0-bitcoin-price-now-higher-than-gold-1-0-gold/ And has surpassed a gold ounce as well. To the moon. :p
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    Experts: It's Unlikely ‘Pirate’ Kodi Users Will Get In Trouble

    name change from xbmc to kodi was to facilitate trademark issues when people would sell pirate boxes. they couldnt do anything about them under the xbox media center name. many of the addons stream from torrents, and as such, upload to peers. this is still the illegal and traceable part.
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    Star Trek Turns 50 Today

    News story from this past year about "Kes" from Voyager. people in this thread might find it interesting. Star Trek: Voyager’s ‘Kes’ charged with exposing herself to children in Harriman
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    Facebook Doesn't Know Crap About Star Trek

    Surprise and anger are the most likely to see from a vulcan (of the choices) Klingon definitely gets anger, so that leaves wow for spock. This would have been a great time to add a bullshit,wtf,illogical emotion.
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    Wall Street Didn't Like Apple's Big iPhone 7 Event

    i havent been able to use wired ear buds for longer than the iphone has existed. i gave up around 2004 because the cords were never long enough to reach from my ears to my device in my pocket. ive been using bluetooth for over a decade for phone connectivity. this missing audio jack doesn't...
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    Warner Bros. Flags Own Website As Piracy Portal

    those three movies constitute three strikes. remove the offending domain from google permanently, and apply a giant piracy notioce to anyone who searches for warner brothers
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    Microsoft Removes Group Policies From Windows 10 Pro

    Well fuck, I just bought a win pro for $199 specifically and only to disable the app store and defer updates (for stability reasons). I even chatted with ms citing this specific reason, and he still recommended the pro version 3 days ago. I guess I can try suing in small claims courts.
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    Microsoft Will Bet You A New Laptop That It Can Upgrade Your PC To W10

    hmm, my computer has 40GB free of "Hard disk space" across 3 HDD drives. but only 4GB free on my ssd boot drive. I should go to a MS store.
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    Teenager Playing Pokemon Go Hit By Car

    Locally, some black kid (12yo) already got a gun pulled on him when he was in a front yard, for trespassing. people are already saying not to go near yards with trump signs.
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    Father, Son Caught By Surprise As Drone Shot Out Of Sky

    I will never be a good enough shot to shoot down a drone without the possibility of missing and hitting someone on the ground behind it. But I will shoot dogs (also property) that have electronics on their collars, cameras are getting small. One can never be too safe. The internet might end up...
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    23% Of Users Abandon An App After One Use

    I run into this when im looking for specific functionality and the app description lies or oversells. Ive downloaded maybe 200 whitboard/photo editing apps. Lies every one of them. Crop, resize, flip, convert, color tweak, draw geometric shapes, draw squiggles fill color, add text. Irfanview...
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    iPhone 7 Plus Leak Shows Dual-Camera Module, 256GB Storage Option

    i figure apple has stats on how much people actually fill up their phone. they probably have a perfectly good business reason to keep 16GB around. for grandmas and such. I only have 16GB on my phone. I have plenty of music 1.5GB , podcasts 1GB, pics 1GB , some games 1.5GB, home videos 2GB and...
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    Windows Malware Tries To Avoid 400 Security Products

    i run mcafee, norton, windows defender, and avg simultaneously. i still get the bsod virus daily. :(
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    The FCC Is Getting Tons Of Net Neutrality Complaints

    As a first step, I would like a simple law that says bandwidth that occurs in off-peak hours (like 1-3am every tuesday and thursday) can not ever count towards a data cap. patches, updates, game downloads, torrents, whatever, could be automated to run at this time to no one's actual detriment...
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    FBI Can Obtain A Warrant If You Run Tor Come December

    hah, i was just reading this exact same article (posted at a bitcoin place) and was going to make a thread, but i thought I would do a quick search.
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    Reactions to VR

    I found a video that sold me on VR experiences. Post videos that did it for you.
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    AccuWeather Issues 90-day forecasts, Meteorologists Not Amused

    MyRadar NOAA Weather Radar – Forecasts, Storms, and Earthquakes on the App Store information rich, very quick at loading, tons of gestures and features.
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    The First Web Browser With Real Potential To Be Better Than Chrome?

    i used opera for years, but it didnt keep up with web standards, (except for the shitty useless current opera). i switched to firefox, i hate it, so fucking slow at rendering web pages and useless for going back to the page you just visited. been hoping for vivaldi, but not as tweakable as opera...
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    135 Million Modems Vulnerable To Denial-Of-Service Flaw

    I should try being a security writer. I know the difference between a router and a modem.
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    Wozniak Says Silicon Valley Cares Too Much About Money

    i think that it is a problem with society as a whole. some of the people want to make money by making things better, more efficient, more powerful, cheaper. but a bunch of people only want to make money, they dont have the brains to improve things, they just scam and con and manipulate the...
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    Rockstar Almost Made Grand Theft Auto: Tokyo

    Chicago. Plenty of gangs, guns, and police corruption. And I would like some shitty weather in a GTA game. DC would be a nightmare gameplay wise. Too many famous and uberprotected areas for gta game.
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    World’s First Quantum Dot Monitor Launches In US

    I really hate the term "quantum dot" for this tech
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    Closing Apps to Save Your Battery Only Makes Things Worse

    Holding 10 paused background apps in ram uses less electricity than reloading them all twenty times a day. A process running in the background is a process running. Kill it to save battery life. iOS is really good about controlling how non-foreground apps behave. The logic of a push service...
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    How To Refuse Microsoft's Windows 10 Update

    i do eventually want windows 10, but im hesitant to allow auto updating of patches. there are several very specific pieces of software that I use that have to all be installed in a very specific order and then require hours of ini file edits. (htpc with uber fancy codecs and ambx lighting and...
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    Feds Respond to Apple: Stop Being a Baby

    Donald Trump has called for an apple boycott. Donald Trump Wants America to Boycott Apple
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    Video Shows Google Self-Driving Car Hit Bus

    another link, usa today was slow loading for me Video shows Google self-driving car hit bus
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    Google Self-Driving Car Hits Municipal Bus

    I wonder if the speed of the bus, the proximity of the bus, and the size of the bus, along with a potentially stationary status when first identified; led the googlemobile to identify it as a wall or building, or at least a parked vehicle.
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    Apple CEO Opposes Court Order To Help FBI Unlock iPhone

    Trump has ordered a boycott of apple. Donald Trump calls for Apple boycott
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    Apple CEO Opposes Court Order To Help FBI Unlock iPhone

    development: "We build secure products to keep your information safe and we give law enforcement access to data based on valid legal orders" "But that’s wholly different than requiring companies to enable hacking of customer devices & data. Could be a troubling precedent" "Looking forward...
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    Apple CEO Opposes Court Order To Help FBI Unlock iPhone

    A few thoughts: How much can apple charge the fbi to do this? How does the fbi know that data erasing after 10 attempts is enabled? Is it possible to trick the phone into thinking that more time has passed by mimicking the time check server? Can one physically replace the quartz crystal...
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    Apple CEO Opposes Court Order To Help FBI Unlock iPhone

    look on the bright side. the judge is mandating that apple invents something. if i've learned anything from this forum, that NEVER happens!
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    Robots Could Push Unemployment To 50% In 30 years

    This is fine! A genuine free slave labor class without any suffering is what humans have been striving for for 1000s of years. but during the transition, we need to give the people that work higher wages and fewer hours. work needs to be more cerebral and less physical.
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    iPhone 7 Replacing Headphone Jack With Second Speaker?

    most earbud cords are too short for me anyway. i cant stand without the weight of the phone on my head. i only use bluetooth. this won't effect me at all.
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