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Social Media

As David Letterman's first Netflix guest, Barack Obama warns against the 'bubble' of social media

euronewsTechCrunch - Jan 12, 2018
He ended the interview by telling Obama, “Without a question of a doubt, you are the first president I really and truly respect.” On the tech front, Obama repeated some of the points he made in a recent BBC interview with the U.K.'s Prince Harry. After ...  

Social Networking

Restrict kids from accessing social networking sites, dept tells schools

The New Indian ExpressThe New Indian Express - Jan 7, 2018
BENGALURU: Schools across the state have been asked to block access to social networking sites all the time on school computers which are accessible to children. The move comes in the wake of complaints about schoolchildren getting addicted to social ...  

Web Browser

Opera 50 Web Browser Features Crypto-Currency Mining Protection

eWeekeWeek - Jan 8, 2018
Unauthorized browser-based cryptocurrency mining has become a big problem in recent months, and it is a problem the Opera browser is now taking on in its latest release. On Jan. 4, Opera 50 was released with an anti-cryptocurrency mining feature built ...  

Search Engines

Meet the Search Engines

Search Engine JournalSearch Engine Journal - Jan 7, 2018
While we battle daily to create an uptick in our analytics when we're reviewing our “google / organic” or “google / cpc” traffic, there can be a lot of missed opportunities. Sometimes it pays to take our blinders off and look at the myriad of other ...  

Network Protocol

Elements of Network Protocol Design
satPRnews (press release) - Jan 11, 2018

The new report from Telecoms and Computing Market Reports has been published today. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of telecoms and computing industries. While we are all becoming familiar with the Internet, which uses the Transfer Control ...  

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Patches Exploited Office Bug
Dark Reading - Jan 9, 2018

This included fixes for a total of 56 CVEs affecting Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, ChakraCore, ASP.NET, and the .NET Framework. One flaw has been exploited. Of these 56 vulnerabilities, 16 were ranked Critical ...  

Iphone Apps

7 paid iPhone apps that are free to download right now

BGRBGR - Jan 16, 2018
We put together a great roundup on Monday covering the day's best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, and several of the apps in there are still freebies now. We've got a fresh list as well on Tuesday though, and it includes seven more premium ...  

Android Apps

Kaspersky: Malware disguised as Android apps from carriers can steal your WhatsApp messages

TNWTNW - Jan 17, 2018
The company says that the malware is called Skygofree (named after one of the domains on which it was first spotted), and is usually disguised as a downloadable app on fake sites designed to resemble those of mobile carriers, and promises to increase ...  

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