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NASA Has a Way to Cut Your Flight Time in Half

An anonymous reader shares a Bloomberg Businessweek article: For almost a half-century there's been a clear speed limit on most commercial air travel: 660 miles per hour, the rate...

EFF Warns Proposed Law Could Create ‘Life-Altering’ Copyright Lawsuits

Forbes reports: In July, members of the federal Senate Judiciary Committee chose to move forward with a bill targeting copyright abuse with a more streamlined way to collect damages, but...

Equifax Has Been Sending Consumers To a Fake Phishing Site for Almost Two Weeks

An anonymous reader shares a Gizmodo report (condensed for space): For nearly two weeks, the company's official Twitter account has been directing users to a fake lookalike website. After...

Microsoft Connects LinkedIn and Office 365 Via Profile Cards, Starting To Capitalize on $26B...

More than a year after Microsoft announced its plans to purchase LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, the technology giant is rolling out some of the first integrations with the business...

Apple Will No Longer Reveal How Many iPhones, iPads, and Macs It Sells

Yesterday, during the company's Q4 earnings call, Apple's chief financial officer Luca Maestri said the company will no longer report unit sales of its main hardware divisions, including iPhones,...

Kaspersky Lab’s New Focus on Fraud Prevention

Emma Mohan-Satta of Kaspersky Lab on the New, Priority Threats and SolutionsAs the global threat landscape shifts, so does Kaspersky Lab. Moving from its traditional cybersecurity focus, Kaspersky now...

Apple buys New Zealand wireless charging firm

Apple is including wireless charging in its iPhone X and iPhone 8 smartphones. Apple, which recently... Read more

Mohapi praises SITA’s stability

SITA CEO Setumo Mohapi. Government's State IT Agency (SITA) is now a stable entity, says CEO Setumo ... Read more

Health Data Breach Victim Tally for 2018 Soars

Analyzing the Latest 'Wall of Shame' TrendsAbout 30 new health data breaches - including a phishing attack impacting 1.4 million individuals - have been added in recent weeks to...

The Most Remote Island in the World is Home to Seals, Seabirds, and an...

An anonymous reader shares a report: Bouvet Island has little to offer. The most remote island in the world is fewer than 20 square miles in size, and it's...

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Framework Developer ‘Ragequits’ Open Source Community, Citing Negative Comments, ‘Very Few Provide Help’

The maintainer of the popular Rust web framework Actix has quit the project -- though he's backed off threats to make its code private...

EFF Defends Bruce Perens Victory Against ‘Open Source Security’ in Appeals Court

Bruce Perens (Slashdot reader #3872) co-founded the Open Source Initiative with Eric Raymond in 1998. (And then left it this January 2nd.) But in...

Realtek SDK Information Disclosure / Code Execution

Realtek SDK based routers suffer from information disclosure, incorrect access control, insecure password storage, code execution, and incorrectly implemented CAPTCHA vulnerabilities. Read more