Anyone interested in the details of Complete’s data is in luck, as the company has released its raw sequence data for public consumption – it will apparently shortly be available through NCBI. Various summary statistics are also available on the company’s website.
“E-commerce sites have got to realize that they are fiduciaries of other peoples’ information,” said Mark Rasch, legal counsel for Predictive Systems, a computer networking firm. “They’ve got credit cards, names, addresses and buying habits. They have to take that responsibility more seriously.”
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has previously conceded that one of the Redmond, Washington, company’s big missteps was that it didn’t initially invest in building its own Internet search technology, relying instead on a vendor to provide MSN’s search results.
The court recognizes that the preservation and production of the Server Log Data may negatively impact the way in which defendants’ website is perceived by users and advertisers and result in a loss of business and good will. Notably, these concerns did not prevent the court in Gonzales vs. Google from ordering a third party to disclose certain data to the United States Government.
Since they are unregulated by the government—for now, anyway—ICOs have perks that make them appealing to cryptocurrency companies, but by their nature they are also less predictable than standard fund-raising avenues. In mid July, scammers stole roughly $7 million from supporters during the ICO of the cryptocurrency management platform CoinDash. A few days later, hackers stole $32 million in Ethereum (though much of it was later recovered) by exploiting a vulnerability in a crypto product called Parity Wallet.
All of the site’s five writers use pseudonyms, and none wanted to be identified by their true names for this article. Lau Cheow means “old-timer” and K.K. Cheow is a euphemism that Singaporean parents use for “penis.”
BlackBerry’s fiscal fourth-quarter earnings came in slightly above expectations despite a decline in revenue that comes as the company continues to focus on bolstering its software business.
Wired: Were you born funny, or did your funniness come from practice and development? Does good comedy have to come from a screwed-up childhood?
Much as you might expect from an all-but-unannounced pilot running during the wee hours of the night, it was abysmal. The CGI during the opening exposition sequence recalls the opening to Peter Jackson’s Lord Of The Rings trilogy run through a PlayStation 2; the performances are histrionic. No one but Wheel Of Time superfans would have any reason to be interested in this, and fewer still would come away hopeful for a full series. But quality aside, this was a stealth adaptation of one of the most beloved genre sagas of all time, running on an otherwise respected network—how the hell did it come to pass? The question has no easy answer, but here’s everything we know about the production so far.
Whatever the insurance file contains, Assange – appearing via Skype on a panel at the Frontline Club – reminded everyone Thursday that he could make it public at any time. “All we have to do is release the password to that material and it’s instantly available,” he said.
Hanken: Some people would say that’s what you should be doing, but some of the people offering this theory adopt a take-no-prisoners attitude. They’re not interested in compromising. They’re interested in theoretical rigor.
On Friday, Facebook announced that hackers had leveraged three separate bugs to collect 50 million users’ so-called access tokens, which are the equivalent of digital keys to a Facebook account. With those tokens, hackers can take full control of users’ Facebook accounts, but because of Single Sign-On they can also access any other website that those 50 million users log into with Facebook. That’s similar, though not identical, to the scenario Polakis and his colleagues studied. In that case, researchers were able to hijack cookies on a given user’s device using a now-patched flaw in the iOS Facebook app. But, Polakis says, once an attacker has control of someone’s Facebook account, their access to third parties would be largely the same.
However, the tool does not let you hide your IP address, and anyone considering using the tool should be aware that three Anonymous members, across two different online campaigns, have been arrested, and two convicted, for participating in denial of service attacks.
That’s part one: Get people online, and make sure there’s a version of YouTube for everyone. There’s another side of the plan, though, and it’s harder than you think in a near-infinite sea of content: Give all those people something to watch. And then something else, and then something else.
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The words “Donald Trump” have meant many things to many people, but throughout 2015 no one found them as valuable as late-night political-comedy-talk-show hosts. Well, except for John Oliver; the Last Week Tonight host chose to cover other elections rather than join in the maelstrom of primary election coverage months before anyone went to the polls. But now that the 2016 primary is in full swing, Oliver is wading into the fray—last night on HBO, while the Oscars were still airing on ABC, he finally gave Trump the full LWT treatment.
Both Microsoft and the W3C (of which it is a member) assert that P3P-enabled browsers are not intended as a substitute for privacy legislation. But some privacy advocates are concerned that opponents of statutory privacy protections could point to P3P as evidence that the industry can regulate itself.
“Legislation has definitely stalled,” said Chris Hunter, a public policy and privacy expert at the University of Pennsylvania. “And there is a concern that some legislators are going to run for cover under a technological solution.”
If so, that could result in N-Gage games becoming available for handsets made by other companies that use the Series 60 operating system. It also means that pirated copies could be downloaded from the Internet.
With the student debt crisis ballooning, more and more students are looking for educational opportunities other than college.
‘The pendulum has swung about as far as it can where you can lose your job for not buying ads on Facebook.’
The magazine was shuttered last fall, to the chagrin of loyal readers of the 75-year-old brand. Rumors of a resurrection have been buzzing since its closure. “We have to evolve from the ancient world of subscription sales through the mail,” Townsend said.
And yet, instead of pouring heat on the RIAA to clarify its legal stance, bloggers and journalists are filling in the gaps left by the RIAA’s silence on its position with generous suppositions on what the RIAA’s muddled public pronouncements mean and examining how it is legally clever of them.
The revised system will sound warnings if drivers take their hands off the wheel for more than a minute at speeds above 45 miles per hour (72 kph) when there is no vehicle ahead, Musk said.
Image: courtesy Sleeveface.com, photographer Ben Trow, models Owen and Gemma Rochester.
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) will hold its first Health Summit Tuesday in New York City in an attempt to woo pharma companies into advertising with the social media giant. The event which is invitation-only and closed to media will be the company’s first health event aimed at “discussing opportunities and challenges that lie ahead in mobile advertising,” a Facebook spokesperson told FOX Business. The summit’s theme is “Health in the Era of Mobile.” “The audience will include pharma and OTC marketers and agencies,” the spokesperson added without elaborating on specific companies. Last month, Facebook held a similar event with luxury retailers—also the first of its kind—to persuade high-end brands that they need to start embracing social media to attract new consumers. “People go to their phones first and most frequently, like a hummingbird throughout the day,” Thomas Puckett, creative strategist at Facebook said to the audience in May. “And, [brands] can be there every time, bringing content to them,” he said. Facebook says key topics for discussion at the Health Summit will include “creative, measurement and video.” However, unlike other industries, the pharmaceutical industry faces strict regulations on how they can promote its drugs on social channels.
“The real issue is how responsive and responsible they are when informed that they are hosting a terrorist’s website,” Weisburd said.
Your typical student came in with about a $20 budget, with instructions to shop for their parents, siblings and grandparents. Most of the students did a good job with the math on their own. Often I would be called upon to help check the kids’ addition. Or a student would ask me to help fine an optimum combination of gifts for Mom with a $5 budget.
As with most Google Apps offerings, the initial launch is light on the features and focuses instead on the simplicity and sharing aspects of Google Sites. In many respects this is a step backwards from the old JotSpot, which featured an API and many more options, but as with Writely and other Google acquisitions, the power user features will likely come in future releases.
Students in Singularity University’s elite summer Graduate Studies Program, a veritable startup launching pad based out of the NASA Ames Research Park in Silicon Valley, were earlier this summer presented with agreements giving the university wide latitude to negotiate royalties and equity and to deny the students use of the ideas and software they develop in the program. In exchange for letting students develop their university projects into startups, Singularity University may now demand an ownership stake of any size or even deny approval entirely if the student does not become an “alumni in good standing” or if the startup would not sufficiently advance the university’s mission. Students must also meet a series of application deadlines if they wish to license back their ideas.
First up on Monday, April 2nd is The Flog, a video blog by Felicia Day which looks like it will be everything that Felicia is: funny, geeky, awkward, and totally awesome.