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Keith Petersen (w8sdz) has been shared in 28 public circles

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Herb Firestone68,143Google Plus Engagers On TSUFollow Friday | Halloween, 2014!To Be Included In Next Friday's TSU/G+ Circle Share:1. Plus and Re-share this post2. Add your TSU url in the comments below3. Follow me on both G+ and TSU if you haven't already. https://www.tsu.co/HerbFirestoneTo Remain In Next Friday's TSU/G+ Circle Share:*Please do the same.If you wish to be removed please let me know by direct message.If you are not yet a member of the following awesome TSU G+ Communities, check them out and join one or more.TSU Strategy, Tips and Networkinghttps://plus.google.com/communities/108690489746900386612TSU Guruhttps://plus.google.com/communities/102413179503907741224TSU Open Networkershttps://plus.google.com/communities/117313545208700875407 #tsu   #googleplusengagers   #engagers   #tsuengagers   #sharedcircles   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircleoftheday   #halloweencircle   #engagerscircles  2014-10-31 19:56:01130000
Kelvin Williams3,027Here are the people I'd recommend you follow on this #FollowFriday .I think these people are so awesome I'm sharing this circle again.  Add it, share it, and I'll put you into the next one.  :)(This is a slightly modified circle that was shared earlier in the week--I had some people left out.)2013-06-21 20:52:51202303
Kelvin Williams3,027This circle rightchea....  This is the only one you ever need.  This is the bestest circle on Google+ without question.Import it and share it.  It will make your Google+ more better.2013-06-20 00:51:1319176338
Mithu Hassan17,704Astonishing Engagers Sunday Hyperball 1-2-3 steps; if you want to be added to the next  #hyperball ?1) Add to your circles.2) Re-share this circle publicly with thanking to +Scott Buehler3) If you already included and received this by mail please spread up with +1, comment and share as we are growing together. 4) After adding the circle, give some G+ love to +Scott Buehler   's stream (profile). #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #publiccircle #circlesharing #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles   2013-06-10 03:51:2831419932
Scott Buehler6,201Astonishing Engagers Sunday Hyperball Full content: Click "Read more"This circle share is my effort in rewarding those who participate with my posts. This hyperball is all about rewarding those who reshare my content and therefore, who has helped me reach more people out there in the Googlesphere.Note: My niece had a wedding and reception yesterday, so I've moved this shared circle back one day.Want to be added to the #hyperball? Simpler than ever.1) Add me to your circles.2) Reshare anything that interests you on my stream (profile)2a) Or reshare this circle share.Want to stay in the hyperball? Just share this publicly.Please Connect with Scott - My Directory of Social Accountshttp://xeeme.com/buehler+1 My Page at https://plus.google.com/111555251124021034989/postsThis share is reset weekly so please be encouraged to add the circle. It's a list of people who reshare content! You want engagers? This is it!=========================================================Scott's FavoritesHere I list all of my favorite topics and things that happened for the week.Ultimate Google Plus GuideI've written a full Google Plus guide over the Memorial Day weekend and it has done quite well. This guide is a go-to guide to share with others who are new to the G+ experience. It solves the "ghost town" effect immediately.See It: https://plus.google.com/107415989115407435914/posts/3WL7edPMgQKThe Guide: http://www.scottbuehler.com/social-networking/google-plus/ultimate-guide-to-google-plus/My Chosen Caturday Photo for the WeekThis cat loves the bathtub!See it: https://plus.google.com/107415989115407435914/posts/61rA6v5Bc3yPhotos of the WeekWil Wheaton shared thios Xbox One infographic to his communtity which drove the post into the Hot section of Google Plus.1300+ Shares; 1016+ +1's; 415 commentsSee it: https://plus.google.com/u/0/107415989115407435914/posts/Qefxa5wixaG=========================================================Scott's CommunitiesI've been busy this week on Google Plus! I've created two new communities this week that I'd like to share. Please consider joining them if they interest you.Hyperball Shared CirclesThis is a community built around my Hyperball theme. I've got a lot of plans working with circle shares, and I've been hard at work putting together some nice themed circle shares.http://gplus.to/HyperballWeb Hosting ReviewsI wanted a place where people could post web hosting reviews without affiliate links. It's a community where you can review your favorite web hosting providers.http://gplus.to/WebHostingReviewTiger of the DayLike Tigers? I love them! I've had this community up for a few weeks now and it has grown to well over 140 members with people posting actively. Feel free to hit the share button on awesome Tiger shots if you come across them and share it to the community.http://gplus.to/TigerOfTheDay2013-06-09 18:22:28244644057
Mithu Hassan13,514Astonishing Engagers Saturday Hyperball by  +Scott Buehler * 1-2-3 steps; if you want to be added to the next*  #hyperball?1) Add to your circles.2) Re-share this circle publicly.3) After adding the circle, re-share anything that interests you on +Scott Buehler  's stream (profile).4) If you already included and got this by mail please spread up with +1, comment and share for mutual benefits.Full content:https://plus.google.com/u/0/107415989115407435914/posts/YUzAcm5jDfu#sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles2013-06-01 17:45:09451181025
Scott Buehler (TygrScott)5,291Astonishing Engagers Saturday Hyperball Full content: Click "Read more"This circle share is my effort in rewarding those who participate with my posts. This hyperball is all about rewarding those who reshare my content and therefore, who has helped me reach more people out there in the Googlesphere.Want to be added to the #hyperball? Simpler than ever.1) Add me to your circles.2) Reshare anything that interests you on my stream (profile)2a) Or reshare this circle share.The more you share, the higher likelihood I'll pick you up.Want to stay in the hyperball? Just share this publicly.Please Connect with Scott - My Directory of Social Accountshttp://xeeme.com/buehler+1 My Page at https://plus.google.com/111555251124021034989/postsThis share is reset weekly so please be encouraged to add the circle. It's a list of people who reshare content! You want engagers? This is it!=========================================================Scott's FavoritesHere I list all of my favorite topics and things that happened for the week.Ultimate Google Plus GuideI've written a full Google Plus guide over the Memorial Day weekend and it has done quite well. This guide is a go-to guide to share with others who are new to the G+ experience. It solves the "ghost town" effect immediately.See It: https://plus.google.com/107415989115407435914/posts/3WL7edPMgQKThe Guide: http://www.scottbuehler.com/social-networking/google-plus/ultimate-guide-to-google-plus/Video of the WeekNeed an idea for fun next Winter season and don't mind risking a few bones in the process? Try extreme road tubing in snow!See it: https://plus.google.com/u/0/107415989115407435914/posts/LfbE7pckFTMMy Chosen Caturday Photo for the WeekThis cat is a special Bengal Cat breed that really caught my eye. As you know, I'm a huge Tiger fan (see community) and this cat's markings are incredibly similar. I want one!77+ Shares; 370+ +1's; 160+ comments!See it: https://plus.google.com/107415989115407435914/posts/SX6U7F7ExaGPhotos of the WeekMy first 500 comment viral hot post on Google+Check out the Albino Alligator. There's less than 100 in existance and everyone thought the photo was a fake, but it isn't!750+ Shares; 3294+ +1's; 500 commentsSee it: https://plus.google.com/107415989115407435914/posts/LqDPnX847gkScared of heights? This Tibetan Bridge in Claviere, Piedmont - Italy is sure to test your liimits.81+ shares; 500+ +1's; 40+ commentsSee it: https://plus.google.com/u/0/107415989115407435914/posts/HjJjDxEvDZ7=========================================================Scott's CommunitiesI've been busy this week on Google Plus! I've created two new communities this week that I'd like to share. Please consider joining them if they interest you.Hyperball Shared CirclesThis is a community built around my Hyperball theme. I've2013-06-01 16:15:09451774563
martin shervington82,368Commoogling Engagers Circle 4 (April 2013)Here you have some more great engagers since I started on Google+A few more of the newest engagers have been included as well, to give them as boost. Add them in for some great conversations and connections as well. #commoogling  2013-04-12 13:22:38425301130
Chris Row3,041This is my VoIP, HostedPBX, BYOD shared circle pt 2Most in this circle is into VoIP tech2013-03-05 15:35:35496314
AyJay Schibig13,875BOOST CIRCLEGive your circles a BOOST by adding this mix of all kinds of  interesting G Plussers  to your circles!Feel free to add yourself and re-share. If  you would like to be included in my next edition leave a comment below.  I keep  names and faces "fresh" across all of my 11 circles, so please ask only if you are not already in any of  my other circles. Thanks.Circles I am curating:21ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS (1&2), ALL KINDS, DISCOVERY, FULL CIRCLE,SOCIAL, ECLECTIC,ENGAGERS, AWESOME, NEW HORIZONS and BOOST#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou    #ShareYourCircle2013-01-16 07:02:003069110
Chris Row2,274This is my VoIP related Shared Circle. hope you enjoy2013-01-09 20:52:42405114
AyJay Schibig13,391BOOST CIRCLEGive your circles a BOOST by adding this mix of all kinds of  interesting G Plussers  to your circles!Feel free to add yourself and re-share. If  you would like to be included in my next edition leave a comment below.#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2013-01-06 03:05:282959610
AyJay Schibig13,174BOOST CIRCLEGive your circles a BOOST by adding this mix of all kinds of  interesting G Plussers  to your circles!Feel free to add yourself and re-share. If  you wish to be included in my next edition leave a comment.  I keep  names and faces "fresh" across all of my 11 circles, so please ask only if you are not already in any of  my other circles. Thanks.Circles I am curating:21ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS (1&2), ALL KINDS, DISCOVERY, FULL CIRCLE,SOCIAL, ECLECTIC,ENGAGERS, AWESOME, NEW HORIZONS and BOOST#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou  2012-12-29 00:35:273134110
AyJay Schibig12,645BOOST CIRCLEGive your circles a BOOST by adding this mix of all kinds of  interesting G Plussers  to your circles!Feel free to add yourself and re-share. If  you would like to be included in my next edition leave a comment below.#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2012-12-20 01:52:4839713220
AyJay Schibig11,988BOOST CIRCLEGive your circles a BOOST by adding this mix of all kinds of  interesting G Plussers  to your circles!Feel free to add yourself and re-share. If  you would like to be included in my next edition leave a comment below.#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2012-12-11 22:56:3144620823
AyJay Schibig11,448BOOST CIRCLEGive your circles a BOOST by adding this mix of all kinds of  interesting G Plussers  to your circles!Feel free to add yourself and re-share. If  you would like to be included in my next edition leave a comment below.#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2012-12-03 00:43:1944431834
Chris Row1,090Someone shared this Circle with me the other day, VoIP G+ users. anyone VoIP related. If you think you or someone you know should be added let me know, I'm trying to build a really good VoIP circle.  #voip   #skype   #googlevoice   #PBX   #avaya   #broadconnect     #Shared   #circles   http://www.broadconnect.ca/ 2012-11-28 05:00:31266201
Circles (CircleHub)18,607Technology Public CircleIf you love technology and would like to be included in the technology circle click on this link http://goo.gl/MDVitNote: If you have already shared this circle, you can delete the previous one from your profile.#Circleshare   #Technology   #TechologyCircle   #Circle   #Circles   #technologia   #Apple   #Tech   #HighTech   #iPhone   #WindowsPhone  #Microsoft   #Google   #Apple   #Android   #Public  #PublicTechnologyCircle2012-11-26 14:05:49427398193
Josh Schott1,790Tech & Social Media CircleSince it's Friday I thought I would share one of my circles. This happens to be one of my biggest circles. And since I'm now done cleaning my circles, I'm going to start having more circle shares. So if you're looking to supercharge your stream, I highly recommend adding these great people.BTW, a special thanks to +Jens Graikowski for his post on how to conduct shared circles!+Shared Circles on G+ +Full Circle +Circles +Best Shared Circle 2012-11-16 19:19:0510436948
Chris Row650Here is a Circle of active people on G+ , Still adding people so if You know a person or if You would like to be added please let me know. Feel free to share this as well.2012-11-16 17:48:0541812315
Circles (CircleHub)14,664Technology Public CircleIf you love technology and would like to be included in the technology circle click on this link http://goo.gl/MDVitNote: If you have already shared this circle, you can delete the previous one from your profile.#Circleshare   #Technology   #TechologyCircle   #Circle   #Circles   #technologia   #Apple   #Tech   #HighTech   #iPhone   #WindowsPhone  #Microsoft   #Google   #Apple   #Android   #Public  #PublicTechnologyCircle2012-11-16 08:08:10368254662
Circles (CircleHub)12,285Technology Public CircleIf you love technology and would like to be included in the technology circle click on this link http://goo.gl/MDVitNote: If you have already shared this circle, you can delete the previous one from your profile.#Circleshare   #Technology   #TechologyCircle   #Circle   #Circles   #technologia   #Apple   #Tech   #HighTech   #iPhone   #WindowsPhone  #Microsoft   #Google   #Apple   #Android   #Public  #PublicTechnologyCircle2012-11-08 11:15:25314122739
Robert Warren2,085I thought I would do a little circle share. Here is 500 (because that's the G+ share limit) of my Tech circle - enjoy! Hey +Jason Malone you need to expand your circles lol!2012-11-07 15:47:265018215
Moe „Gilvan Blight“ Tousignant3,306It's been a while since I've shared one of my RPG circles. Inspired by +Rhonda Koti getting involved over here and trying to find people to circle I thought it was time to do another.Here are a bunch of awesome gamers who's G+ names happen to start with the letter K or L. These are Games Masters, Writers, Artists, Podcaster, Bloggers,  Edition Warriors, LARPers or just plain old fans of Role Playing Games.If you choose to add this circle why not say hi?  Just toss all of them into a "new gamers" circle, send a message out to that introducing yourself and then move them into whatever sorting system you have. #circleshare  2012-11-01 02:44:25212302
Lee Smallwood8,954Want to share the 2nd of 2 circles of Engaging People here on G+ I love their content, the way the engage and I recommend you step and say Hello to them :)Have a great weekend all :)2012-04-13 17:23:5433731622
Scot Duke2,583Share My Circle The Best of G+It's time again to help out the Newbies to G+ by giving them a leg up on finding the people in G+ who are interactive, responsive and down right COOL!I hear there are a few million more here since my last so I am sure they are probably sitting there scratching their head with a look of confusion on what is going on. I remember when I got here, that was my thoughts. Wish there had been someone then sharing quality Circles.So here is my Inter-circle of real live people. If you are not in this circle here might be why.To be placed in my most cherished circle of friends you have had to: -Be someone I know personally-Have at least made one comment made to any of my posts, -Have a nice headshot photo,-Have a full profile-Make a number of original posts-Understand how social networking works.Sounds simple doesn't it! Well it is and how you should look to building your own circle. Here is your start. If your current circles are not producing the interaction you are looking for you might need to flush them and start over with this one.Warning: If you load this circle into your account to start spamming these people I can only warn you these people are well trained at using the Block for Spam button. Plus, there are a few people from G+ hidden in this circle who are very proud of their creation and I have actually witnessed them removing Knuckleheads like a bouncer at a bar.Have fun socializing..it will pay off ten times more than just gawking or becoming a Knucklehead.2012-03-20 12:07:3131326715
john sawyer30New Linux circle. Thanks guys.john sawyer shared a circle with you.2011-10-09 01:29:18398022
Phil Glass (voipusers)277VoIP, Telephony and Network TechnologiesRandulo Zeeek shared a circle with you.2011-10-02 10:15:49250704

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2015-04-24 14:19:45 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Firefox’ endless crash when LastPass extension is installed (even after a Firefox update) 
#firefox #lastpass #crashes  

If you are using LastPass (you should) and getting frustrated with Firefox freezes and crashes, it is most probably caused by the LastPass extension. I found the fix by installing LastPass extension from LastPass’ official website, and NOT on Firefox Add-Ons page. This is because the version on the official Firefox Add-on page is older (v3.1.1), whereas the one on LastPass’ download page is newer (v3.1.92).

Link to official LastPass download page: 
https://lastpass.com/misc_download2.php

Most reshares: 3

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2015-05-02 12:04:18 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

NSA is so overwhelmed with data, it's no longer effective, says whistleblower 
#nsa #spying #privacy  

William Binney, a former NSA official who spent more than three decades at the agency, said the US government's mass surveillance programs have become so engorged with data that they are no longer effective, losing vital intelligence in the fray. That, he said, can -- and has -- led to terrorist attacks succeeding. "They're taking away half of the constitution in secret," said Binney.

Most plusones: 6

2015-04-27 15:49:28 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Calling and Texting Nepal is Now Free for T-Mobile Customers
#nepal #tmobile #freecalling

In the wake of the devastating Nepalese earthquake, many T-Mobile customers are trying to stay in touch with their family and friends in Nepal. T-Mobile is making this easier by waiving and crediting fees for all calls and text messages to and from Nepal from Saturday, April 25 through Saturday, May 16. Calling and texting to and from Nepal without charges applies to all postpaid and prepaid customers of T-Mobile, MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile and Walmart Family Mobile with international calling.

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2015-05-23 12:50:22 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Logjam: the latest TLS vulnerability explained 
#logjam #tls #security #vulnerability  

A group from INRIA, Microsoft Research, Johns Hopkins, the University of Michigan, and the University of Pennsylvania has published a deep analysis of the Diffie-Hellman algorithm as used in TLS and other protocols. This analysis included a novel downgrade attack against the TLS protocol itself called Logjam, which exploits EXPORT cryptography (just like FREAK). This is a detailed technical introduction to how Diffie-Hellman works and how it’s used in TLS.

Logjam: the latest TLS vulnerability explained 
#logjam #tls #security #vulnerability  

A group from INRIA, Microsoft Research, Johns Hopkins, the University of Michigan, and the University of Pennsylvania has published a deep analysis of the Diffie-Hellman algorithm as used in TLS and other protocols. This analysis included a novel downgrade attack against the TLS protocol itself called Logjam, which exploits EXPORT cryptography (just like FREAK). This is a detailed technical introduction to how Diffie-Hellman works and how it’s used in TLS.___

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2015-05-23 03:59:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Is security really stuck in the Dark Ages? 
#security #rsa #privacy  

It had to be a bit of a jolt for more than 500 exhibitors and thousands of attendees at RSA Conference 2015 last month, all pushing, promoting and inspecting the latest and greatest in digital security technology: The theme of RSA President Amit Yoran’s opening keynote was that they are all stuck in the Dark Ages.

Is security really stuck in the Dark Ages? 
#security #rsa #privacy  

It had to be a bit of a jolt for more than 500 exhibitors and thousands of attendees at RSA Conference 2015 last month, all pushing, promoting and inspecting the latest and greatest in digital security technology: The theme of RSA President Amit Yoran’s opening keynote was that they are all stuck in the Dark Ages.___

2015-05-22 11:51:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Google Patches 37 Security Bugs With Release of Chrome 43 
#chrome #googlechrome #security  

Google announced on Tuesday that Chrome 43 is available for download. The latest release contains numerous improvements and fixes, including patches for a total of 37 security bugs. Chrome 43 also introduces the "Upgrade Insecure Requests" content security policy (CSP). The CSP can be used to automatically upgrade HTTP requests to HTTPS before they are fetched by the browser. When a page containing references to HTTP URLs is accessed through HTTPS, mixed-content warnings might be displayed. The CSP helps avoid such warnings.

Google Patches 37 Security Bugs With Release of Chrome 43 
#chrome #googlechrome #security  

Google announced on Tuesday that Chrome 43 is available for download. The latest release contains numerous improvements and fixes, including patches for a total of 37 security bugs. Chrome 43 also introduces the "Upgrade Insecure Requests" content security policy (CSP). The CSP can be used to automatically upgrade HTTP requests to HTTPS before they are fetched by the browser. When a page containing references to HTTP URLs is accessed through HTTPS, mixed-content warnings might be displayed. The CSP helps avoid such warnings.___

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2015-05-21 14:00:11 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Spy agencies target mobile phones, app stores to implant spyware 
#nsa #spying #appstore #spyware  

Users of millions of smartphones put at risk by certain mobile browser gaps, Snowden file shows. Canada and its spying partners exploited weaknesses in one of the world's most popular mobile browsers and planned to hack into smartphones via links to Google and Samsung app stores, a top secret document obtained by CBC News shows. Ultimately, the spy agencies wanted to implant spyware on certain smartphones to take control of a person's device or extract data from it, the document suggests.

Spy agencies target mobile phones, app stores to implant spyware 
#nsa #spying #appstore #spyware  

Users of millions of smartphones put at risk by certain mobile browser gaps, Snowden file shows. Canada and its spying partners exploited weaknesses in one of the world's most popular mobile browsers and planned to hack into smartphones via links to Google and Samsung app stores, a top secret document obtained by CBC News shows. Ultimately, the spy agencies wanted to implant spyware on certain smartphones to take control of a person's device or extract data from it, the document suggests.___

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2015-05-21 13:31:07 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Debunked: Your SSD won't lose data if left unplugged after all 
#ssd #data #reliable  

Users from New York to Rio De Janiero are freaking out over the risk of their SSDs losing data when powered off so we decided to go to the source of it all for the truth. In a conversation with Kent Smith of Seagate and Alvin Cox, the Seagate engineer who wrote the presentation that set the Internet abuzz, PCWorld was told we’re all just reading it wrong.  “People have misunderstood the data that they’re looking at,” Smith said.

Debunked: Your SSD won't lose data if left unplugged after all 
#ssd #data #reliable  

Users from New York to Rio De Janiero are freaking out over the risk of their SSDs losing data when powered off so we decided to go to the source of it all for the truth. In a conversation with Kent Smith of Seagate and Alvin Cox, the Seagate engineer who wrote the presentation that set the Internet abuzz, PCWorld was told we’re all just reading it wrong.  “People have misunderstood the data that they’re looking at,” Smith said.___

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2015-05-21 12:45:35 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

10 Management and Business Skills Everyone Should Learn To Be More Productive 
#productivity #management #business  

Business leaders measure productivity by the quality and quantity of output over input. Management seems to have a big part in a business. They decide, implement actions, and take the control. The professional skills and roles of managers are important to be adapted and put into practice not only by business people but all people who want to do and be more everyday.

10 Management and Business Skills Everyone Should Learn To Be More Productive 
#productivity #management #business  

Business leaders measure productivity by the quality and quantity of output over input. Management seems to have a big part in a business. They decide, implement actions, and take the control. The professional skills and roles of managers are important to be adapted and put into practice not only by business people but all people who want to do and be more everyday.___

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2015-05-21 02:13:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Snowden Sees Some Victories, From a Distance 
#snowden #security #privacy  

For an international fugitive hiding out in Russia from American espionage charges, Edward J. Snowden gets around.  May has been another month of virtual globe-hopping for Mr. Snowden, with video appearances so far at Princeton and in a “distinguished speakers” series at Stanford and at conferences in Norway and Australia. Before the month is out, he is scheduled to speak by video to audiences in Italy, and also in Ecuador, where there will be a screening of “Citizenfour,” the Oscar-winning documentary about him.

Snowden Sees Some Victories, From a Distance 
#snowden #security #privacy  

For an international fugitive hiding out in Russia from American espionage charges, Edward J. Snowden gets around.  May has been another month of virtual globe-hopping for Mr. Snowden, with video appearances so far at Princeton and in a “distinguished speakers” series at Stanford and at conferences in Norway and Australia. Before the month is out, he is scheduled to speak by video to audiences in Italy, and also in Ecuador, where there will be a screening of “Citizenfour,” the Oscar-winning documentary about him.___

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2015-05-21 01:18:15 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

HTTPS-crippling attack threatens tens of thousands of Web and mail servers 
#encryption #https #logjam  

Tens of thousands of HTTPS-protected websites, mail servers, and other widely used Internet services are vulnerable to a new attack that lets eavesdroppers read and modify data passing through encrypted connections. The vulnerability affects an estimated 8.4 percent of the top one million websites. The threat stems from a flaw in the transport layer security protocol that websites and mail servers use to establish encrypted connections with end users.

HTTPS-crippling attack threatens tens of thousands of Web and mail servers 
#encryption #https #logjam  

Tens of thousands of HTTPS-protected websites, mail servers, and other widely used Internet services are vulnerable to a new attack that lets eavesdroppers read and modify data passing through encrypted connections. The vulnerability affects an estimated 8.4 percent of the top one million websites. The threat stems from a flaw in the transport layer security protocol that websites and mail servers use to establish encrypted connections with end users.___

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2015-05-21 01:08:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

LogJam encryption flaw fix will block some websites 
#encryption #website #browser  

Web-browser makers are preparing a fix for a flaw in an encryption algorithm that makes it possible to spy on supposedly secure communications. However, the updates will mean a minority of websites will be blocked by the new software. The fix that web-browser makers have agreed on is that their software should block 512-bit or weaker encryption keys.

LogJam encryption flaw fix will block some websites 
#encryption #website #browser  

Web-browser makers are preparing a fix for a flaw in an encryption algorithm that makes it possible to spy on supposedly secure communications. However, the updates will mean a minority of websites will be blocked by the new software. The fix that web-browser makers have agreed on is that their software should block 512-bit or weaker encryption keys.___

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2015-05-20 22:24:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Details of free Windows 10 update become a little clearer, but questions remain 
#windows10 #microsoft #update  

A little more clarity and information has been revealed by Microsoft about its scheme to offer Windows 10 as a free update for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users for the first year of Windows 10's availability. The company's Australian Partner Network site offers a few specifics surrounding the different editions of Windows 10 that were described last week. We now know how the different editions will work.

Details of free Windows 10 update become a little clearer, but questions remain 
#windows10 #microsoft #update  

A little more clarity and information has been revealed by Microsoft about its scheme to offer Windows 10 as a free update for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users for the first year of Windows 10's availability. The company's Australian Partner Network site offers a few specifics surrounding the different editions of Windows 10 that were described last week. We now know how the different editions will work.___

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2015-05-18 11:57:28 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

50 Cyber Security Online Courses You Should Know About 
#security #education #cybersecurity  

What you can expect to find in this list of cyber security courses:
- Free or paid cyber security training resources delivered online
- Training options for both beginners and advanced professionals
- General and specific training possibilities, and link to help you search for a particular subject you may be interested in.

50 Cyber Security Online Courses You Should Know About 
#security #education #cybersecurity  

What you can expect to find in this list of cyber security courses:
- Free or paid cyber security training resources delivered online
- Training options for both beginners and advanced professionals
- General and specific training possibilities, and link to help you search for a particular subject you may be interested in.___

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2015-05-18 08:11:28 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

A 16-Step Guide to Data Security for Travelers and Globetrotters 
#travel #security #privacy  

I am not here to tell you the world is a dangerous place, but there are nevertheless some elements you need to acknowledge, like protecting your identity, your bank account details or your personal information. So, if you travel for work or fun, you still need protection. These steps are all you need to keep your sensitive information safe from criminal minds.

A 16-Step Guide to Data Security for Travelers and Globetrotters 
#travel #security #privacy  

I am not here to tell you the world is a dangerous place, but there are nevertheless some elements you need to acknowledge, like protecting your identity, your bank account details or your personal information. So, if you travel for work or fun, you still need protection. These steps are all you need to keep your sensitive information safe from criminal minds.___

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2015-05-14 14:44:23 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Whole lotta Windows 10 goin' on as Microsoft spells out 6 SKUs 
#windows10 #sku #versions  

Microsoft on Wednesday laid out the list of Windows 10 editions it will sell this summer. The list includes six editions: Windows 10 Home, Pro, Enterprise, Education, Mobile and Mobile Enterprise. No matter which Windows 10 device customers use, the experience will feel comfortable, and there will be a single, universal Windows Store where they can find, try and buy Universal Windows apps.

Whole lotta Windows 10 goin' on as Microsoft spells out 6 SKUs 
#windows10 #sku #versions  

Microsoft on Wednesday laid out the list of Windows 10 editions it will sell this summer. The list includes six editions: Windows 10 Home, Pro, Enterprise, Education, Mobile and Mobile Enterprise. No matter which Windows 10 device customers use, the experience will feel comfortable, and there will be a single, universal Windows Store where they can find, try and buy Universal Windows apps.___

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2015-05-12 20:02:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Microsoft Security Bulletins For May 2015 
#microsoft #security #update  

This page offers an overview of Microsoft's May 2015 patch day. The guide provides you with information about each security bulletin that was released today as part of the the update day. It lists all security bulletins released by the company today and all non-security updates released by Microsoft since the last Patch Tuesday which happened on April 14, 2015.

Microsoft Security Bulletins For May 2015 
#microsoft #security #update  

This page offers an overview of Microsoft's May 2015 patch day. The guide provides you with information about each security bulletin that was released today as part of the the update day. It lists all security bulletins released by the company today and all non-security updates released by Microsoft since the last Patch Tuesday which happened on April 14, 2015.___

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2015-05-12 09:05:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Debian PPAs Won't Work with Ubuntu or Viceversa 
#ppa #debian #ubuntu  

One of the promises made by the new Debian leader, Neil McGovern, was that he will push for the implementation of PPA support. It's an interesting proposition, but it doesn't mean that Debian will support the existing Ubuntu PPAs. The problem is that Debian is upstream for Ubuntu, and that makes it hard, if not impossible, to adapt the OS to work with PPAs that have been designed for Ubuntu users. And, from the looks of it, this is not even what Neil wants to do. Sure, he wants to have PPA support, but it will be something specific to Debian. If anything, Ubuntu devs could make the Debian PPAs work with their system.

Debian PPAs Won't Work with Ubuntu or Viceversa 
#ppa #debian #ubuntu  

One of the promises made by the new Debian leader, Neil McGovern, was that he will push for the implementation of PPA support. It's an interesting proposition, but it doesn't mean that Debian will support the existing Ubuntu PPAs. The problem is that Debian is upstream for Ubuntu, and that makes it hard, if not impossible, to adapt the OS to work with PPAs that have been designed for Ubuntu users. And, from the looks of it, this is not even what Neil wants to do. Sure, he wants to have PPA support, but it will be something specific to Debian. If anything, Ubuntu devs could make the Debian PPAs work with their system.___

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2015-05-12 08:37:56 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

In run-up to bitcoin regulations, New York issues trust company charter to itBit 
#bitcoin #itbit #charter  

A few weeks before New York officials are expected to issue a final regulatory framework for bitcoin, the state has issued a trust company charter to virtual currency exchange itBit. Obtaining a trust company charter subjects itBit to the same state and federal regulations that apply to other financial services firms, according to the New York State Department of Financial Services. For example, deposits made to itBit must be fully insured. To offer this guarantee, itBit teamed up with an unnamed U.S. bank to insure client accounts up to US$250,000.

In run-up to bitcoin regulations, New York issues trust company charter to itBit 
#bitcoin #itbit #charter  

A few weeks before New York officials are expected to issue a final regulatory framework for bitcoin, the state has issued a trust company charter to virtual currency exchange itBit. Obtaining a trust company charter subjects itBit to the same state and federal regulations that apply to other financial services firms, according to the New York State Department of Financial Services. For example, deposits made to itBit must be fully insured. To offer this guarantee, itBit teamed up with an unnamed U.S. bank to insure client accounts up to US$250,000.___

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2015-05-11 10:46:04 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

How to blanket your home or small office with Wi-Fi 
#wifi #range #coverage  

Wireless networks have gone from being nice to have to being indispensable. You can save money on your mobile data plan by connecting your smartphone to it. Your tablet needs it. Your smart TV demands it. Even your home-automation system requires your wireless network to connect to the Internet. You can’t move your TV into the den just to get reception. And you shouldn't have to limit where you can wander inside—or even outside—your house with your laptop, smartphone, or tablet and still be able to reach the Internet. We have 10 great tips for blanketing your entire home with Wi-Fi.

How to blanket your home or small office with Wi-Fi 
#wifi #range #coverage  

Wireless networks have gone from being nice to have to being indispensable. You can save money on your mobile data plan by connecting your smartphone to it. Your tablet needs it. Your smart TV demands it. Even your home-automation system requires your wireless network to connect to the Internet. You can’t move your TV into the den just to get reception. And you shouldn't have to limit where you can wander inside—or even outside—your house with your laptop, smartphone, or tablet and still be able to reach the Internet. We have 10 great tips for blanketing your entire home with Wi-Fi.___

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2015-05-11 10:22:10 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Solid-state drives lose data if left without power for just a few days 
#ssd #dataloss #errors  

New research suggests that newer solid-state hard drives, which are faster and offer better performance, are vulnerable to an inherent flaw -- they lose data when they're left dormant in storage for periods of time where the temperature isn't properly regulated. The worrying factor is that the period of time can be weeks, months, but even in some circumstances -- just a few days.

Solid-state drives lose data if left without power for just a few days 
#ssd #dataloss #errors  

New research suggests that newer solid-state hard drives, which are faster and offer better performance, are vulnerable to an inherent flaw -- they lose data when they're left dormant in storage for periods of time where the temperature isn't properly regulated. The worrying factor is that the period of time can be weeks, months, but even in some circumstances -- just a few days.___

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2015-05-10 01:11:43 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

This is Flickr’s new upload tool for Windows and Mac 
#flickr #windows #mac #uploader  

In a blog post entitled "It's finally easy to upload, access, organize, edit, and share any photo you've ever taken" Flickr announced the next major update to the site that it just launched.  What's interesting about this update is that it only introduces new features to the Flickr website or apps but also a new uploader tool -- called Uploadr -- for Windows and Mac systems. It monitors folders for new pictures to automatically upload to Flickr.

This is Flickr’s new upload tool for Windows and Mac 
#flickr #windows #mac #uploader  

In a blog post entitled "It's finally easy to upload, access, organize, edit, and share any photo you've ever taken" Flickr announced the next major update to the site that it just launched.  What's interesting about this update is that it only introduces new features to the Flickr website or apps but also a new uploader tool -- called Uploadr -- for Windows and Mac systems. It monitors folders for new pictures to automatically upload to Flickr.___

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2015-05-09 12:06:52 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Microsoft to stop producing Windows versions 
#windows10 #micrsoft #windows  

Windows 10 is going to be the last major revision of the operating system. Instead of new stand-alone versions, Windows will be delivered as a service bringing new innovations and updates in an ongoing manner. Moving to a situation in which Windows is a constantly updated service will break out of the new version cycle, and let Microsoft tinker more with the software to test new features and see how customers like them.

Microsoft to stop producing Windows versions 
#windows10 #micrsoft #windows  

Windows 10 is going to be the last major revision of the operating system. Instead of new stand-alone versions, Windows will be delivered as a service bringing new innovations and updates in an ongoing manner. Moving to a situation in which Windows is a constantly updated service will break out of the new version cycle, and let Microsoft tinker more with the software to test new features and see how customers like them.___

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2015-05-09 07:58:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

10 Chrome Extensions That Make Your Life Easier
#chrome #extensions  

There are tens of thousands Chrome Extensions to choose from, making it hard to find the essentials you need to improve your web browsing experience.  We have put together a list of our 10 favorite Chrome Extensions and the real life problems they solve. From security to grammar correction, these Extensions cover it all.

10 Chrome Extensions That Make Your Life Easier
#chrome #extensions  

There are tens of thousands Chrome Extensions to choose from, making it hard to find the essentials you need to improve your web browsing experience.  We have put together a list of our 10 favorite Chrome Extensions and the real life problems they solve. From security to grammar correction, these Extensions cover it all.___

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2015-05-07 23:01:51 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Project Fi advises you to stick with Google's Messenger app instead of Hangouts for texting 
#hangouts #messenger #sms #mms  

A Google support page recommends that you use Messenger over Hangouts, even though the latter promises to handle all your communication. The help section details the following:  "For now, we recommend using Messenger as the default SMS app. There are a few features, like group messaging, that aren't supported in Hangouts yet." You’ll need to make sure in the Settings you select Messenger as the default option for messaging to avoid any issues.

Project Fi advises you to stick with Google's Messenger app instead of Hangouts for texting 
#hangouts #messenger #sms #mms  

A Google support page recommends that you use Messenger over Hangouts, even though the latter promises to handle all your communication. The help section details the following:  "For now, we recommend using Messenger as the default SMS app. There are a few features, like group messaging, that aren't supported in Hangouts yet." You’ll need to make sure in the Settings you select Messenger as the default option for messaging to avoid any issues.___

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2015-05-07 22:47:27 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Google's essential tips for how to keep your Android phone safe 
#android #security #privacy  

You've probably heard the horror stories: the app that stole someone's credit card info, the lost or stolen phone that had hundreds of important photos on it. Google’s lead security engineer for Android, Adrian Ludwig, put together this helpful walk-through of simple things you can do to keep your Android device safe from malware, theft, and everything in between.

Google's essential tips for how to keep your Android phone safe 
#android #security #privacy  

You've probably heard the horror stories: the app that stole someone's credit card info, the lost or stolen phone that had hundreds of important photos on it. Google’s lead security engineer for Android, Adrian Ludwig, put together this helpful walk-through of simple things you can do to keep your Android device safe from malware, theft, and everything in between.___

2015-05-07 13:34:53 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

When will we have support for hash tags on Twitter posts? They have a great impact on how many people read the posting. They also help those who search for specific tags.

When will we have support for hash tags on Twitter posts? They have a great impact on how many people read the posting. They also help those who search for specific tags.___

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2015-05-07 13:01:14 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

How to master VLC, the ultimate Windows media player for power users 
#vlc #windows #media  

The standard version of Windows 10 won't include Windows Media Center or the ability to play DVDs by default. VideoLAN's VLC media player is a versatile app that does much, much more than Windows' baked-in alternative. VLC streams files from the Internet, streams files to the Internet, manages podcasts, captures webcam videos and, yes, plays DVDs. Blu-rays, too. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. This guide will catch you up to speed on the basics, show you how to watch your favorite movies and Internet streams, and then close with some fun tips and tricks.

How to master VLC, the ultimate Windows media player for power users 
#vlc #windows #media  

The standard version of Windows 10 won't include Windows Media Center or the ability to play DVDs by default. VideoLAN's VLC media player is a versatile app that does much, much more than Windows' baked-in alternative. VLC streams files from the Internet, streams files to the Internet, manages podcasts, captures webcam videos and, yes, plays DVDs. Blu-rays, too. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. This guide will catch you up to speed on the basics, show you how to watch your favorite movies and Internet streams, and then close with some fun tips and tricks.___

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2015-05-07 12:52:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Here's what an eavesdropper sees when you use an unsecured Wi-Fi hotspot 
#wifi #security #hotspot  

You've probably read at least one story with warnings about using unsecure public Wi-Fi hotspots, so you know that eavesdroppers can capture information traveling over those networks. But nothing gets the point across as effectively as seeing the snooping in action. So I parked myself at my local coffee shop the other day to soak up the airwaves and see what I could see. As you'll see, it’s relatively easy to capture sensitive communication at the vast majority of public hotspots—locations like cafes, restaurants, airports, hotels, and other public places.

Here's what an eavesdropper sees when you use an unsecured Wi-Fi hotspot 
#wifi #security #hotspot  

You've probably read at least one story with warnings about using unsecure public Wi-Fi hotspots, so you know that eavesdroppers can capture information traveling over those networks. But nothing gets the point across as effectively as seeing the snooping in action. So I parked myself at my local coffee shop the other day to soak up the airwaves and see what I could see. As you'll see, it’s relatively easy to capture sensitive communication at the vast majority of public hotspots—locations like cafes, restaurants, airports, hotels, and other public places.___

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2015-05-02 12:04:18 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

NSA is so overwhelmed with data, it's no longer effective, says whistleblower 
#nsa #spying #privacy  

William Binney, a former NSA official who spent more than three decades at the agency, said the US government's mass surveillance programs have become so engorged with data that they are no longer effective, losing vital intelligence in the fray. That, he said, can -- and has -- led to terrorist attacks succeeding. "They're taking away half of the constitution in secret," said Binney.

NSA is so overwhelmed with data, it's no longer effective, says whistleblower 
#nsa #spying #privacy  

William Binney, a former NSA official who spent more than three decades at the agency, said the US government's mass surveillance programs have become so engorged with data that they are no longer effective, losing vital intelligence in the fray. That, he said, can -- and has -- led to terrorist attacks succeeding. "They're taking away half of the constitution in secret," said Binney.___

2015-05-02 01:09:56 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Lenovo Expands Recall Over Battery Dangers 
#lenovo #battery #recall  

April 21, 2015 — In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Lenovo is expanding the recall announced March 27, 2014. Lenovo is voluntarily recalling affected lithium-ion batteries worldwide. These batteries were manufactured for use with ThinkPad notebook computers that shipped between February, 2010 and June, 2012. In the interest of public safety, Lenovo will offer customers free-of-charge replacement batteries for all recalled batteries.

Lenovo Expands Recall Over Battery Dangers 
#lenovo #battery #recall  

April 21, 2015 — In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Lenovo is expanding the recall announced March 27, 2014. Lenovo is voluntarily recalling affected lithium-ion batteries worldwide. These batteries were manufactured for use with ThinkPad notebook computers that shipped between February, 2010 and June, 2012. In the interest of public safety, Lenovo will offer customers free-of-charge replacement batteries for all recalled batteries.___

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2015-04-29 13:13:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Password Alert: official Google Chrome extension to protect against phishing 
#google #chrome #password  

If you are a Chrome user and use Google services regularly, then you may find the newly released Password Alert browser extension useful as an extra layer of protection. It helps protect against phishing attacks targeting Google accounts. The extension warns users who have it installed if they have entered login related data on fake Google sign-in pages.

Password Alert: official Google Chrome extension to protect against phishing 
#google #chrome #password  

If you are a Chrome user and use Google services regularly, then you may find the newly released Password Alert browser extension useful as an extra layer of protection. It helps protect against phishing attacks targeting Google accounts. The extension warns users who have it installed if they have entered login related data on fake Google sign-in pages.___

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2015-04-29 00:10:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

In hot jobs market, IT workers call the shots 
#jobs #tech #it  

Unemployment among tech professionals is low, and the number of new IT positions is up. Those factors and an ongoing skills shortage are pushing up salaries, lengthening the time it takes to fill open slots and putting more control in the hands of job seekers. Workers have a lot of power at the bargaining table. They can pick and choose the opportunities they want to take, and they can set their demands for employers.

In hot jobs market, IT workers call the shots 
#jobs #tech #it  

Unemployment among tech professionals is low, and the number of new IT positions is up. Those factors and an ongoing skills shortage are pushing up salaries, lengthening the time it takes to fill open slots and putting more control in the hands of job seekers. Workers have a lot of power at the bargaining table. They can pick and choose the opportunities they want to take, and they can set their demands for employers.___

2015-04-27 15:49:28 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Calling and Texting Nepal is Now Free for T-Mobile Customers
#nepal #tmobile #freecalling

In the wake of the devastating Nepalese earthquake, many T-Mobile customers are trying to stay in touch with their family and friends in Nepal. T-Mobile is making this easier by waiving and crediting fees for all calls and text messages to and from Nepal from Saturday, April 25 through Saturday, May 16. Calling and texting to and from Nepal without charges applies to all postpaid and prepaid customers of T-Mobile, MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile and Walmart Family Mobile with international calling.

Calling and Texting Nepal is Now Free for T-Mobile Customers
#nepal #tmobile #freecalling

In the wake of the devastating Nepalese earthquake, many T-Mobile customers are trying to stay in touch with their family and friends in Nepal. T-Mobile is making this easier by waiving and crediting fees for all calls and text messages to and from Nepal from Saturday, April 25 through Saturday, May 16. Calling and texting to and from Nepal without charges applies to all postpaid and prepaid customers of T-Mobile, MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile and Walmart Family Mobile with international calling.___

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2015-04-27 13:31:11 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Thousands of iOS apps left open to snooping thanks to SSL bug 
#ios #security #ssl  

iOS developers are being urged to update their apps to use the latest version of a library that fixes a security flaw that leaves their apps exposed to man-in-the-middle attacks. Researchers have uncovered around 25,000 iOS apps that use old versions of a popular networking library.

Thousands of iOS apps left open to snooping thanks to SSL bug 
#ios #security #ssl  

iOS developers are being urged to update their apps to use the latest version of a library that fixes a security flaw that leaves their apps exposed to man-in-the-middle attacks. Researchers have uncovered around 25,000 iOS apps that use old versions of a popular networking library.___

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2015-04-27 04:56:04 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

How to Manage Your Password Credentials Like an Expert in 8 Easy-to-Follow Steps 
#security #password #privacy  

Security experts always remind you that you’re most likely not managing your passwords properly. It’s difficult to change habits when it comes to your online routine, especially when it comes to something as mundane as passwords Here is a hassle-free method to manage your passwords safely and conveniently. You may need to invest some time, but it’s better to do so than regret later.

How to Manage Your Password Credentials Like an Expert in 8 Easy-to-Follow Steps 
#security #password #privacy  

Security experts always remind you that you’re most likely not managing your passwords properly. It’s difficult to change habits when it comes to your online routine, especially when it comes to something as mundane as passwords Here is a hassle-free method to manage your passwords safely and conveniently. You may need to invest some time, but it’s better to do so than regret later.___

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2015-04-27 02:28:30 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Mozilla Firefox Add-on Signing has started 
#firefox #security #signing  

If you are running the stable version of Firefox you may have noticed that add-on signing has already begun. Mozilla announced in February 2015 that it would require add-ons to be signed in the near future to improve security and privacy for users of the browser. The idea here was to reduce the number of malicious extensions released for the browser and here especially those not distributed via Mozilla's website through the verification of signatures. Add-on signing impacts users and developers to varying degrees. Add-on developers for instance need to submit their add-ons to Mozilla regardless of whether they plan to release it on Mozilla AMO or not.

Mozilla Firefox Add-on Signing has started 
#firefox #security #signing  

If you are running the stable version of Firefox you may have noticed that add-on signing has already begun. Mozilla announced in February 2015 that it would require add-ons to be signed in the near future to improve security and privacy for users of the browser. The idea here was to reduce the number of malicious extensions released for the browser and here especially those not distributed via Mozilla's website through the verification of signatures. Add-on signing impacts users and developers to varying degrees. Add-on developers for instance need to submit their add-ons to Mozilla regardless of whether they plan to release it on Mozilla AMO or not.___

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2015-04-26 02:33:57 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Backers Say USB-C Is the Cable of the Future 
#usb-c #usb  

Buying a shiny new laptop, whether it’s a Mac or Windows PC, often evokes both joy and dread. The dread comes from the cables. The new laptop’s power charger is probably different from the last one. This situation is what the tech industry is hoping to fix with a new connection standard called USB Type-C. It was designed with future devices in mind. The smaller port gives manufacturers more wiggle room to make thinner smartphones, laptops and tablets. The connector is meant to handle high speeds for data transfers and lots of power.

Backers Say USB-C Is the Cable of the Future 
#usb-c #usb  

Buying a shiny new laptop, whether it’s a Mac or Windows PC, often evokes both joy and dread. The dread comes from the cables. The new laptop’s power charger is probably different from the last one. This situation is what the tech industry is hoping to fix with a new connection standard called USB Type-C. It was designed with future devices in mind. The smaller port gives manufacturers more wiggle room to make thinner smartphones, laptops and tablets. The connector is meant to handle high speeds for data transfers and lots of power.___

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2015-04-24 14:19:45 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Firefox’ endless crash when LastPass extension is installed (even after a Firefox update) 
#firefox #lastpass #crashes  

If you are using LastPass (you should) and getting frustrated with Firefox freezes and crashes, it is most probably caused by the LastPass extension. I found the fix by installing LastPass extension from LastPass’ official website, and NOT on Firefox Add-Ons page. This is because the version on the official Firefox Add-on page is older (v3.1.1), whereas the one on LastPass’ download page is newer (v3.1.92).

Link to official LastPass download page: 
https://lastpass.com/misc_download2.php

Firefox’ endless crash when LastPass extension is installed (even after a Firefox update) 
#firefox #lastpass #crashes  

If you are using LastPass (you should) and getting frustrated with Firefox freezes and crashes, it is most probably caused by the LastPass extension. I found the fix by installing LastPass extension from LastPass’ official website, and NOT on Firefox Add-Ons page. This is because the version on the official Firefox Add-on page is older (v3.1.1), whereas the one on LastPass’ download page is newer (v3.1.92).

Link to official LastPass download page: 
https://lastpass.com/misc_download2.php___

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2015-04-21 12:31:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Massive optional Microsoft Patch-Day Incoming 
#windows #patch #update  

Microsoft plans to release a massive number (34) of optional patches for company products today only a week after this month's Patch Tuesday. First, the majority of patches apply to Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows Server 2012. In fact, there are only five patches for Windows 7 and four for Windows Server 2008 R2 while the remaining patches are all for Windows 8 or later on the client side and Windows Server 2012 or later on the server side. Second, all patches are classified as non-security patches that resolve certain issues in Windows. All patches are made available on Windows Update.

Massive optional Microsoft Patch-Day Incoming 
#windows #patch #update  

Microsoft plans to release a massive number (34) of optional patches for company products today only a week after this month's Patch Tuesday. First, the majority of patches apply to Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows Server 2012. In fact, there are only five patches for Windows 7 and four for Windows Server 2008 R2 while the remaining patches are all for Windows 8 or later on the client side and Windows Server 2012 or later on the server side. Second, all patches are classified as non-security patches that resolve certain issues in Windows. All patches are made available on Windows Update.___

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2015-04-21 01:28:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Twitter opens up direct messaging again, despite abuse fears 
#twitter #dm #directmessaging  

Twitter just turned on a feature that will let anyone send you a message, even if you don’t follow them. A new button denotes when a person is accepting DMs from strangers. You can now receive direct messages from people, even if you don’t follow them, by opting in under Settings > Security and privacy. Scroll down to the bottom and check the box next to “Receive Direct Messages from anyone.”

Twitter opens up direct messaging again, despite abuse fears 
#twitter #dm #directmessaging  

Twitter just turned on a feature that will let anyone send you a message, even if you don’t follow them. A new button denotes when a person is accepting DMs from strangers. You can now receive direct messages from people, even if you don’t follow them, by opting in under Settings > Security and privacy. Scroll down to the bottom and check the box next to “Receive Direct Messages from anyone.”___

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2015-04-20 23:03:28 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

How to reset your advertising ID on Android 
#android #privacy #advertising  

The advertising ID is a unique anonymous identifier on Android devices that is being used for advertising purposes. App developers can use the advertising ID API to access the ID on user devices, for instance to identify users and devices for targeted advertising. It is only used by applications offered on Google Play and the only allowed persistent identifier for all advertising purposes. While there is no option to turn the ID off Android, options to reset are provided.

How to reset your advertising ID on Android 
#android #privacy #advertising  

The advertising ID is a unique anonymous identifier on Android devices that is being used for advertising purposes. App developers can use the advertising ID API to access the ID on user devices, for instance to identify users and devices for targeted advertising. It is only used by applications offered on Google Play and the only allowed persistent identifier for all advertising purposes. While there is no option to turn the ID off Android, options to reset are provided.___

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2015-04-20 01:53:21 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Datapoint: The Lost Story of the Texans Who Invented the Personal Computer 
#pc #computer #history  

This is a listing offering an ebook for sale, however, if you click on the "More" link at the end of the first paragraph you will see a summary. Some of the people involved were friends that I knew by way of my Amateur Radio hobby. I didn't realize what ground-breaking they were doing at the time, however, the summary puts into context some of the discussions we had during that period of time. After reading this I have to wonder if it inspired the fictional company in the AMC TV series "Halt and Catch Fire".

Datapoint: The Lost Story of the Texans Who Invented the Personal Computer 
#pc #computer #history  

This is a listing offering an ebook for sale, however, if you click on the "More" link at the end of the first paragraph you will see a summary. Some of the people involved were friends that I knew by way of my Amateur Radio hobby. I didn't realize what ground-breaking they were doing at the time, however, the summary puts into context some of the discussions we had during that period of time. After reading this I have to wonder if it inspired the fictional company in the AMC TV series "Halt and Catch Fire".___

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2015-04-20 01:13:18 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Robert Redford showed us in 1992 why you shouldn't trust Android's voice password 
#android #password #security  

Graham Cluley: After I wrote an article on Bitdefender's Hot for Security blog about whether your voice should be enough to unlock your Android phone, a number of people got in touch telling me that Hollywood definitively proved voice recognition security was a flawed idea 23 years ago!

Robert Redford showed us in 1992 why you shouldn't trust Android's voice password 
#android #password #security  

Graham Cluley: After I wrote an article on Bitdefender's Hot for Security blog about whether your voice should be enough to unlock your Android phone, a number of people got in touch telling me that Hollywood definitively proved voice recognition security was a flawed idea 23 years ago!___

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2015-04-18 21:10:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Can the internet be saved without harming democracy? 
#internet #humanrights #privacy  

This week in the Hague, a high-level group of 29 internet policymakers and influencers – including prominent ex-US and UK security and intelligence officials Michael Chertoff, Joseph Nye, Melissa Hathaway and David Omand – issued a clarion call for the protection and promotion of human rights online. Self-styled the Global Commission on Internet Governance, the group made this call as part of the broader objective of restoring trust and confidence in the internet. The commission affirmed the need for strong encryption and other privacy-enhancing technologies, while completely rejecting government “backdoors”.

Can the internet be saved without harming democracy? 
#internet #humanrights #privacy  

This week in the Hague, a high-level group of 29 internet policymakers and influencers – including prominent ex-US and UK security and intelligence officials Michael Chertoff, Joseph Nye, Melissa Hathaway and David Omand – issued a clarion call for the protection and promotion of human rights online. Self-styled the Global Commission on Internet Governance, the group made this call as part of the broader objective of restoring trust and confidence in the internet. The commission affirmed the need for strong encryption and other privacy-enhancing technologies, while completely rejecting government “backdoors”.___

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2015-04-18 00:23:14 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Keep Windows 10 preview up to date -- or face a dead PC 
#windows10 #update  

Testers running Windows 10’s preview must keep the OS relatively up to date or face a bricked PC that won’t boot. The first three builds of Windows 10 Technical Preview—9841, 9860 and 9879, all released in 2014—will refuse to boot at the end of April. According to Microsoft’s support engineer, 9926, 10041 and 10049 will stop booting on Oct. 15, with warnings set to begin popping up on screens Sept. 17 and the reboot-every-three-hours penalty starting Oct. 1. Future builds will probably carry those same dates. Windows 10 will ship “this summer,” Microsoft has said.

Keep Windows 10 preview up to date -- or face a dead PC 
#windows10 #update  

Testers running Windows 10’s preview must keep the OS relatively up to date or face a bricked PC that won’t boot. The first three builds of Windows 10 Technical Preview—9841, 9860 and 9879, all released in 2014—will refuse to boot at the end of April. According to Microsoft’s support engineer, 9926, 10041 and 10049 will stop booting on Oct. 15, with warnings set to begin popping up on screens Sept. 17 and the reboot-every-three-hours penalty starting Oct. 1. Future builds will probably carry those same dates. Windows 10 will ship “this summer,” Microsoft has said.___

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2015-04-16 14:33:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Meerkat or Periscope? How to Broadcast Video Via Mobile 
#meerkat #periscope #video  

In this article you’ll discover the differences between Meerkat and Periscope so you can choose the best one for your live mobile broadcasts. If you’re not ready to commit to either app just yet, or don’t have an iOS device, you can dive in by previewing some Meerkat and Periscope live streams on your desktop.

Meerkat or Periscope? How to Broadcast Video Via Mobile 
#meerkat #periscope #video  

In this article you’ll discover the differences between Meerkat and Periscope so you can choose the best one for your live mobile broadcasts. If you’re not ready to commit to either app just yet, or don’t have an iOS device, you can dive in by previewing some Meerkat and Periscope live streams on your desktop.___

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2015-04-16 14:16:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Lost your Android phone? Now you can just Google its location 
#android #phone #location  

The Google search engine now has the ability to look up your lost device directly from its homepage. Just type in "Find my phone", and Google will show where your phone is on a map. You can then set it to ring, should it be lost under piles of laundry or something of the sort. Your browser must be logged into the same Google account your phone is.

Lost your Android phone? Now you can just Google its location 
#android #phone #location  

The Google search engine now has the ability to look up your lost device directly from its homepage. Just type in "Find my phone", and Google will show where your phone is on a map. You can then set it to ring, should it be lost under piles of laundry or something of the sort. Your browser must be logged into the same Google account your phone is.___

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2015-04-16 14:07:22 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Critical Updates for Windows, Flash, Java 
#security #windows #flash #java #chrome  

Software from Microsoft, Adobe or Oracle received critical security updates on April 14. Adobe released a Flash Player update to fix at least 22 flaws, including one flaw that is being actively exploited. Microsoft pushed out 11 update bundles to fix more than two dozen bugs in Windows and associated software, including one that was publicly disclosed this month. And Oracle has an update for its Java software that addresses at least 15 flaws, all of which are exploitable remotely without any authentication. Google also has an update available for Chrome that fixes a slew of flaws.

Critical Updates for Windows, Flash, Java 
#security #windows #flash #java #chrome  

Software from Microsoft, Adobe or Oracle received critical security updates on April 14. Adobe released a Flash Player update to fix at least 22 flaws, including one flaw that is being actively exploited. Microsoft pushed out 11 update bundles to fix more than two dozen bugs in Windows and associated software, including one that was publicly disclosed this month. And Oracle has an update for its Java software that addresses at least 15 flaws, all of which are exploitable remotely without any authentication. Google also has an update available for Chrome that fixes a slew of flaws.___

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2015-04-15 00:33:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

New Security Flaw Spans All Versions Of Windows 
#security #windows #smb  

A security flaw discovered affecting all versions of Windows as well as some 31 software vendors' products including Adobe, Apple, Oracle, and Symantec, was disclosed publicly yesterday. The so-called "Re-Direct To SMB" vulnerability, found by Cylance SPEAR team researcher Brian Wallace, lets an attacker siphon the encrypted login credentials from Windows PC users. An attacker could do so either via a compromised web server or by wresting control of network traffic and redirecting it to a malicious SMB-based server, where the Windows' users credentials then would be stolen.

New Security Flaw Spans All Versions Of Windows 
#security #windows #smb  

A security flaw discovered affecting all versions of Windows as well as some 31 software vendors' products including Adobe, Apple, Oracle, and Symantec, was disclosed publicly yesterday. The so-called "Re-Direct To SMB" vulnerability, found by Cylance SPEAR team researcher Brian Wallace, lets an attacker siphon the encrypted login credentials from Windows PC users. An attacker could do so either via a compromised web server or by wresting control of network traffic and redirecting it to a malicious SMB-based server, where the Windows' users credentials then would be stolen.___

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2015-04-12 01:20:33 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Replace Your iPhone 5 Battery Before January 2016 
#iphone5 #battery #apple  

Apple has announced it is extending their battery replacement program for its iPhone 5 devices. The original offer had been for up to two years but Apple has now said they are pushing that back until January 2016. Great news if your still holding on to your iPhone 5 and are getting decreasing battery power!

Replace Your iPhone 5 Battery Before January 2016 
#iphone5 #battery #apple  

Apple has announced it is extending their battery replacement program for its iPhone 5 devices. The original offer had been for up to two years but Apple has now said they are pushing that back until January 2016. Great news if your still holding on to your iPhone 5 and are getting decreasing battery power!___

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2015-04-11 19:29:33 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Meet Daredevil, TV’s emo superhero 
#daredevil #marvel #netflix #streaming  

Netflix’s series focuses on Daredevil as an emerging ass-kicker, facing off against the racketeers moving in on the regeneration of Hell’s Kitchen after it was trashed during Avengers Assemble’s climactic alien invasion. Murdock and his oblivious best friend Foggy Nelson set up their law firm to help bullied locals, while Daredevil, initially dressed in a homemade black proto-ninja costume, cracks heads on the rooftops at night.

Meet Daredevil, TV’s emo superhero 
#daredevil #marvel #netflix #streaming  

Netflix’s series focuses on Daredevil as an emerging ass-kicker, facing off against the racketeers moving in on the regeneration of Hell’s Kitchen after it was trashed during Avengers Assemble’s climactic alien invasion. Murdock and his oblivious best friend Foggy Nelson set up their law firm to help bullied locals, while Daredevil, initially dressed in a homemade black proto-ninja costume, cracks heads on the rooftops at night.___

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2015-04-11 19:16:22 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

California streaming: an inside look at the Netflix 'war room' 
#netflix #streaming #daredevil #marvel  

Netflix launched its latest show, Daredevil, across all its regions at once on Friday. Brian Moylan sees how the company is vying for world domination (kind of)  (Official Daredevil preview is included).

California streaming: an inside look at the Netflix 'war room' 
#netflix #streaming #daredevil #marvel  

Netflix launched its latest show, Daredevil, across all its regions at once on Friday. Brian Moylan sees how the company is vying for world domination (kind of)  (Official Daredevil preview is included).___

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