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  • Wise Dan aimed at Breeders’ Cup treble
    By on August 31, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    Dual American Horse of the Year will go for a third Breeders’ Cup victory after a winning return at Saratoga.

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  • Hidden Obstacles For Google’s Self-Driving Cars
    By on August 31, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Paul Fernhout writes: Lee Gomes at MIT’s Technology Review wrote an article on the current limits of Google self-driving car technology: “Would you buy a self-driving car that couldn’t drive itself in 99 percent of the country? Or that knew nearly nothing about parking, couldn’t be taken out in snow or heavy rain, and would drive straight over a gaping pothole? If your answer is yes, then check out the Google Self-Driving Car, model year 2014. Google (more…)

  • VIDEO: Van Gaal targets top-four finish
    By on August 30, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Manager Louis van Gaal says Manchester United are targeting Champions League qualification following his side’s poor start.

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  • Mozilla To Support Public Key Pinning In Firefox 32
    By on August 30, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Trailrunner7 writes: Mozilla is planning to add support for public-key pinning in its Firefox browser in an upcoming version. In version 32, which would be the next stable version of the browser, Firefox will have key pins for a long list of sites, including many of Mozilla’s own sites, all of the sites pinned in Google Chrome and several Twitter sites. Public-key pinning has emerged as an important defense against a variety of attacks, especially (more…)

  • Choose Your Side On the Linux Divide
    By on August 25, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    snydeq writes The battle over systemd exposes a fundamental gap between the old Unix guard and a new guard of Linux developers and admins, writes Deep End’s Paul Venezia. “Last week I posted about the schism brewing over systemd and the curiously fast adoption of this massive change to many Linux distributions. If there’s one thing that systemd does extremely well, it is to spark heated discussions that devolve into wild, teeth-gnashing rants from (more…)

  • Hamilton & Rosberg: the flashpoints
    By on August 25, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    BBC Sport charts the growing tension in the Mercedes camp as Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg fight for F1 glory.

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  • 51% of Computer Users Share Passwords
    By on August 20, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes Consumers are inadvertently leaving back doors open to attackers as they share login details and sign up for automatic log on to mobile apps and services, according to new research by Intercede. While 52% of respondents stated that security was a top priority when choosing a mobile device, 51% are putting their personal data at risk by sharing usernames and passwords with friends, family and colleagues. The research revealed (more…)

  • VIDEO: Sugar and Morgan: MOTD memories
    By on August 20, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Lord Sugar and Piers Morgan talk about supporting Tottenham and Arsenal respectively and share their memories of watching Match of the Day.

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  • Watch a Cat Video, Get Hacked: the Death of Clear-Text
    By on August 15, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    New submitter onproton writes: Citizen Lab released new research today on a targeted exploitation technique used by state actors involving “network injection appliances” installed at ISPs. These devices can target and intercept unencrypted YouTube traffic and replace it with malicious code that gives the operator control over the system or installs a surveillance backdoor. One of the researchers writes, “many otherwise well-informed people think they (more…)

  • Barkley injury blow for Everton
    By on August 15, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ross Barkley is out of Everton’s opening Premier League game at Leicester City after injuring his leg in training.

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