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Friday's Best Deals: Razer DeathAdder, Resistance Bands, Instant Pot, And More
Theinventory.com

Nalgene bottles, Dagne Dover bags, and a Harmony Remote lead off Friday’s best deals. Read more... more…

Don’t underestimate Americans’ knowledge of Facebook’s business model
The Verge

New data from Pew Research suggests that tens of millions of people do understand ad targeting — and they don’t seem very happy about it more…

From SysOp to DevOps, behind the scenes of running websites for two decades
Ars Technica

Ars' IT guru Jason Marlin has 20+ years in information infrastructure—game's changed a bit. more…

Everything we know about the PlayStation 5 so far
Androidcentral.com

Sony is gearing up for the PlayStation 4's eventual successor. While development on the PlayStation 4's successor has likely been going on for years, Sony has officially confirmed that it's in the works. Here's everything we know about it so far. The latest i… more…

Amazon Echo Show (2nd gen) review: bigger and better smart display
The Guardian (AU)

The latest Alexa smart speaker with screen looks better, sounds great and has built-in smart hub The new second generation Echo Show is bigger with a better display, but is size enough to keep Amazon ahead of stiff competition from Google ? Since the original… more…

Cryptocurrency mining malware has become self-aware (kinda)
The Next Web

A common form of cryptocurrency mining malware has evolved and is now able to switch off security services to continue mining without being detected. Security researchers at Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 discovered that the malware used by cryptojacking group “… more…

5 of the worst security missteps by major tech companies in 2018
The Next Web

2018 marked the year that governments, businesses, and other organizations around the world started implementing GDPR — not just in Europe but worldwide. However, even as businesses have clamored for enhanced data protection, there have been major missteps al… more…

Spell, la plataforma que facilita al pequeño desarrollador ejecutar experimentos de deep learning, recauda 15 millones de dólares
Xataka.com

Serkan Piantino trabajó para Facebook casi 9 años, los dos últimos como director de ingeniería de Facebook AI Research, la división de la compañía dedicada a la innovación en inteligencia artificial. Cuando abandonó su trabajo en 2016 lo hizo con una idea en … more…

Hackers send thousands of DNA test kits to random strangers
USA Today

Hackers ordered thousands of My Heritage DNA testing kits during its “Refer a Friend” program, to steal the $10 gift card offered for each referral. more…

The Vitamin D Myth
Theoverspill.blog

Norma Jean Dougherty, as she then was, working on a drone (really) in 1944. Haven’t got it? Put it this way: she isn’t winding a candle. Now we have some different AirPower to expect. G… more…

Quotes for developers
Github.io

A few hundred motivating quotes, related to programming culture, developing software and PHP more…

Secure and Ad-Free Internet Anywhere with Streisand and Pi Hole
Ifelse.io

tl;dr: ads are everywhere and aren’t so fun everyone is trying to track you (for better or worse) Pi Hole is awesome; it’s a network-level adblocker and runs on a Raspberry Pi streisand gives you a quick way to set up a censorship-resistant and secure server… more…

How the Government Shutdown Warps Time Itself
Typesandtimes.net

The curious causal chain connecting the federal government shutdown to computer timekeeping and leap seconds. more…

Art of Unix Programming by Eric Steven Raymond Reformatted by Martin Tournoij
Arp242.net

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MongoDB removed from RHEL 8 beta due to license
Redhat.com

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People Are Renting Out Their Facebook Accounts In Exchange For Cash And Free Laptops
Buzzfeednews.com

PSA: This is a security and privacy nightmare that will get your Facebook account banned. View Entire Post › more…

Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: Tech companies are ready to respond to Wall Street’s doubts, but don’t expect a holiday miracle
Marketwatch.com

The most important earnings season for tech since the dot-com boom went bust is about to begin, but don’t expect a holiday miracle, especially for the companies that are used to a victory lap at this time of year. more…

Think the #10YearChallenge is fun? It’s a surveillance nightmare | Arwa Mahdawi
The Guardian (AU)

The online craze for posting portrait photos from today and 10 years ago may seem harmless, but facial recognition software makes it sinister Have you done the #10YearChallenge ? It’s the latest internet craze and involves posting a picture of yourself from 2… more…

The Hidden Costs of Website Hosting
Quicksprout.com

Understand the price of web hosting and what to expect as you grow Creating a website is exciting. In many cases, it means you’re starting or expanding your own business. But in order for your website to be live on the Internet, it needs to be hosted. In shor… more…

In defense of smart TV snooping
Techhive.com

Data collection on smart TVs reveals an ugly truth about streaming video. more…

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