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Apple Bans Site that Reported iPhone 6 Bending Issue from Future Press Events
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We have been trying to stay out of the conversation about the strength of the iPhone 6 and all that goes with it. However some recent items in that story have changed our minds. The most recent is the alleged…
Microsoft Announces Windows 10 and Brings us What Windows 8 Should Have Been
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Microsoft announced their next version of Windows yesterday and the world focused on one thing: the name. While it is true that the decision to jump from Windows 8 to Windows 10 was an unusual one, it certainly should not…
Free Windows 9 Upgrade Rumors Might Be Way Over Stated
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As the clock ticks down to today’s “launch” of Microsoft’s next operating system the rumors are ramping up along with the articles about what Microsoft must do to make the next flavor of Windows work. One of the latest rumors…
"NSA Proof" iOS 8 claims... We have heard them before...
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Apple is truly ramping up the PR machine and has even managed to get a few people in government to make some rather outrageous statements on the new phone and iOS 8. One of the new stories going around is…
New Bash bug likely to be worse than Heartbleed.
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25 September 2014
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New Bash bug likely to be worse than Heartbleed.

A day after we published an article on how deficient most developers are when it comes to properly planning for security we are hearing about a new bug that infects one of the core components of an operating system. Dubbed…
EVGA says odd GTX 970 ACX cooler design is the way they wanted it
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EVGA has been taking flak from consumers over an unusual design for the cooler on their GTX 970 ACZ graphics card. The problem arose when someone pointed out that the GPU does not make contact with all three heatpipes. According…
Apple pulls iOS 8.0.1 an hour after it launches
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24 September 2014
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Apple pulls iOS 8.0.1 an hour after it launches

Although there is enough news about the new iPhones and iOS8 already we thought we would finally chime in since there are now around six separate stories about the new device from Apple. We are seeing everything from high cellular…
Blizzard Cancels Titian MMO
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23 September 2014
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Blizzard Cancels Titian MMO

Blizzard has decided to drop work on their next-generation MMO game Titian. According to some reports the reason behind the cancellation was that they “didn’t find the fun”. Exactly what that means we are not 100% sure, but according to…
Most Developers Do Not Understand Basic Application Security
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A new report from security research firm, Aspect Security confirms what we have been saying for years: developers simply do not know how to secure their applications. In a recent study where a group of developers were asked questions on…
The Home Depot Ignored Security Warnings as Far Back as 2008
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Almost two weeks ago we wrote an editorial about how security issues are more about the corporate culture than just weak passwords. In it we described a problem that exists in far too many companies where executives and/or vendors are…
New "Wave" Hoax Convinces iPhone Users to Microwave Their Phones
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I sometimes think that there should be some sort of intelligence test before we allow people to use certain technologies. I know it is not the most “PC” thought to have, but after reading about how often people are duped…
The MPAA Is Putting Out a Very Bad Message
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19 September 2014
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The MPAA Is Putting Out a Very Bad Message

There is a subtle art to influencing people’s opinions and the way that a particular topic is viewed. We have seen multiple attempts at this, some good, some bad. For the marketing savvy it seems that nothing they (or their…
BitTorrent Releases Public Alpha of Bleep for Windows, Mac and Android
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Remember when we told you that BitTorrent was coming out with their very own chat app called Bleep? No well they are and from the information we have so far it is looking like a pretty cool application. The concept…
Where is AMD going again?
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17 September 2014
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Where is AMD going again?

AMD has been something of an unusual company ever since they first decided to dive into the x86 market with…
Kim Dotcom Claims Warner Bros Colluded with NZ Government to get him Extradited
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Ever since the take down of Napster the copyright industry has taken a much more aggressive stance on piracy. This stance had taken the form of new laws, increased lobbying and a push to make ISPs responsible for policing everyone’s…
The NSA and GCHQ want a "Treasure Map" of the Internet
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We have more news from the Snowden front as Der Spiegel reports one a joint NSA, GCHQ program dubbed treasure map. Although the program was originally revealed by the NY Times in late 2013 it was originally described as a…