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  • 5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked, Google Says No Evidence Of Compromise
    By on September 10, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    kierny writes After first appearing on multiple Russian cybercrime boards, a list of 5 million Google account usernames — which of course double as email usernames — are circulating via file-sharing sites. Experts say the information most likely didn’t result from a hack of any given site, including Google, but was rather amassed over time, likely via a number of hacks of smaller sites, as well as via malware infections. Numerous commenters (more…)

  • Indian Minister Says Telecom Companies Should Only Charge For Data
    By on September 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    bhagwad writes “In the US, telecom carriers are trying their best to hold on to depleting voice revenues. Over in India, the telecom minister urged carriers to stop charging for voice calls and derive all their revenues only from data plans. Is this kind of model sustainable, where voice becomes an outmoded and free technology, and carriers turn entirely into dumb pipes which have no control over what passes over them? This is a step forward (more…)

  • Why Forbes Says Immigrants Make Better Entrepreneurs
    By on May 10, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Romanian emigre Christian Gheorghe is running a Silicon Valley software company now (Tidemark Systems) after getting started in the U.S. hauling plywood on a construction site. Forbes summarizes his path to the top and sees a wider story about immigrants’ edge as entrepreneurs.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.


  • Eagles have pressure, says Bridge
    By on May 10, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Newcastle’s Andrew Bridge says the pressure is on to seal a quadruple against in-form Leicester in the BBL play-offs


  • Perryman ‘very ill’ says Tisdale
    By on May 10, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale says director of football Steve Perryman is still “very ill” after undergoing heart surgery.


  • Kean should resign, says Savage
    By on May 7, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ex-Blackburn midfielder Robbie Savage says manager Steve Kean must do the “honourable thing” and quit after relegation


  • Microsoft Says Two Basic Security Steps Might Have Stopped Conficker
    By on April 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    coondoggie writes “If businesses and consumers stuck to security basics, they could have avoided all cases of Conficker worm infection detected on 1.7 million systems by Microsoft researchers in the last half of 2011. According to the latest Microsoft Security Intelligence report, all cases of Conficker infection stemmed from just two attack methods: weak or stolen passwords and exploiting software vulnerabilities for which updates existed.”


  • Samsung Says Their TVs Aren’t Really Spying On You
    By on April 1, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    lightbox32 writes “Samsung has finally responded to an article recently published by HD Guru titled ‘Is your TV watching you?’ [See this related Slashdot post] which discussed the fact that new features in Samsung’s top 2012 models — including built-in microphones, HDTV camera, wireless and wired Internet connection, built-in browser with voice to text conversion, face recognition and more — could be used to collect unprecedented (more…)

  • VIDEO: Savage Says on Hippos & Villas-Boas
    By on February 10, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    This week Robbie Savage talks about Andre Villas-Boas’s future as Chelsea manager, the managerial vacancy at Leeds and penalty shoot-outs between an Ostrich and a Hippo.


  • Scottie Pippen Says LeBron James is Better than Michael Jordan
    By on May 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Scottie Pippen says LeBron James may be the greatest player ever