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The Deliberate Awfulness of Social Media

The New YorkerThe New Yorker - Sep 19, 2018
And why, more to the point, haven't I? The obvious answer is that social media is an addiction. The first argument in Jaron Lanier's recent book, “Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now,” is that the nexus of consumer ...  

Social Networking


Social networking petition calls for LSU to stop using Mike VII

MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog) - Sep 12, 2018
(WVLA) - (9/12/18) A social networking website is asking LSU to stop using live tiger mascots and a petition on this matter has been signed over 32,000 times according to the site. Animal activists started the petition in an effort to have Mike VII ...  

Web Browser


Google Brings 2FA Fingerprint Support to Its Web Browser With Chrome Beta 70

GizmodoGizmodo - Sep 14, 2018
Chrome just celebrated its 10th birthday earlier this month, and even though it's not quite the super fast and lightweight web browser that made people fall in love with it a decade ago, Google hasn't stopped trying to cram new features into Chrome.  

Search Engines


How to Prevent Search Engines from Indexing a Page

Business 2 CommunityBusiness 2 Community - Sep 13, 2018
Learning how to prevent search engines from indexing a page (or 96) is a great way to keep your site's SEO value from being spread too thin. You can hide most of your website from search engines so that Google only knows about the useful and relevant ...  

Network Protocol


EOS Block Producers Approve New Protocol To Cut New User Cost By 25%

Crypto GazetteCrypto Gazette - Sep 8, 2018
Dan Larimer, creator of the EOS.io, proposed changes to the network protocol that he believed would reduce prices. The Block producers have now agreed to effect those changes for the benefit of the network. On Thursday, block producer EOS New York ...  

Microsoft Office


Microsoft Office 365 Customers Get Protection Against Malicious Macros

Infosecurity MagazineBleepingComputer - Sep 14, 2018
Microsoft extends support for its Antimalware Scan Interface (AMSI) to Office 365 client applications, offering its customers protection against script-based threats at runtime. AMSI has been around since since 2015, in Windows 10 Technical Preview. It ...  

Iphone Apps


7 paid iPhone apps on sale for free on September 13th

BGRBGR - Sep 13, 2018
We had a great roundup of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free for you on Wednesday and a few of the apps in there are still free if you missed it. Of course today is a new day, and with it comes a new list of the best premium iOS apps out there ...  

Android Apps


How to Find Free iOS and Android Apps

LifehackerLifehacker - Sep 13, 2018
Even when the paid version of an app only costs a few bucks up front, there's something about paying up for a service you've been using for free that can feel ...  

 
 
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