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Robocop Comes to Life

There goes another job. Move along citizen: (via Telgrph) Real-life Robocops will soon replace human police / http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2017/03/20/real-life-robocops-will-soon-replace-human-police/


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Chrome Marches On But Not Without Problems

I haven't looked at browser statistics in a while, and I really haven't needed to. Google Chrome has been the gorilla browser for quite some time. There is simply no avoiding that, and the latest statistics show nearly three quarters of the browser traffic are now Chrome. I myself have recently made a jump to making Chrome my default browser on most (but not all) machines. However, this doesn't mean a web browser Utopia. There remain some key areas that Chrome needs work on -- and the primary area remains their synchronization.

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When ED and Hacking Collide

So essentially the Russians were targeting key people: diplomats, executives, reporters, and those researching erectile dysfunction? I have nothing more to say. I'm sure the reader can make their own comments:

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Section 702

Filed under the area of government surveillance:

What is Section 702 surveillance? (via PCW) The NSA's foreign surveillance: 5 things to know / http://www.pcworld.com/article/3180766/security/the-nsas-foreign-surveillance-5-things-to-know.html

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Gentleman Start Your Patching Engines

If you read the technology news this week you'll note that Wikileaks is at it again. Now comes the mad dash by all software companies (and a lot of long nights ahead by developers!) to begin patching their code. Which proves the point that if you want the most secure 100% method of not being hacked on your phone/tablet/laptop or any electronic device -- keep it in airplane mode and disconnect it from the Interwebs. Here are some articles from the week:


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