Dr. Larry Rosen, professor of psychology at California State University, Dominguez Hills, and co-author of TechnoStress: Coping with Technology @Work @Home @Play agrees.
Until Friday, registration was limited to specific groups, such as registered trademark owners, public bodies and companies. Now, anyone who resides in the 25-nation European Union can buy a name on a first-come, first-served basis.
“It’s time for the technology to be – I know it’s a stupid word – user-friendly,” said Kurt Lennartsson, senior vice president of strategy for Pointsec.
Elsewhere, Amazon’s defending Alexa’s right to privacy in court, while the Army hopes to defend against China’s naval build-up by converting an existing weapons system into a ship-killing missile. Mass spying isn’t nearly as effective as law enforcement hypes it up to be. As for your nightmare fuel, a Slack bug could have turned into everyone’s worst nightmare, medical devices are the next big security nightmare, as is email. As, again, are a bunch of adorable, internet-connected stuffed animals.
Some carriers collect the the data on an anonymized basis. That provides them a roadmap to where and when calls are dropped without knowing whose phone was being used. When too many calls are dropped in a certain location, for example, that could mean extra cell towers are needed in that area. The same could be true for when the software detects similar areas of low data connectivity.
Marc Maiffret and Ryan Permeh of eEye Digital Security said in a post to Security Focus’s BugTraq archive that Code Red II is not a true variant of Code Red, but is instead a “completely brand new worm” that only uses the same method of infection as the original.
Weisel: SoundDrop wasn’t meant to be a “hit” app, but it seemed to catch on. People really enjoyed it, and so we created a pro version that’s actually been featured in the Museum of Modern Art. It opened officially on July 24. I haven’t updated it in about a year, because I’ve been busy with the Björk app and moving to San Francisco, but I have a new version, which should be coming out soon, which is the one that’s on display at the MOMA. It has most of the requested features.
As Geraci puts it, grafedia is chiefly concerned with the idea that the direction media moves in is preordained, but it’s up in the air as to who can control it.
Miles already has 20 engineering prototypes on the road and is subjecting them to federal crash testing. TenHouten says at least 50 more crash tests are planned in the coming months and the company is confident it can achieve a five-star safety rating. The car will feature six air bags and electronic stability control, he said.
Moon & Mars Orbiting Spinning Tether Transport and Tether Transport System for LEO-MEO-GEO-Lunar Traffic: Ever play tetherball and have the rope break? Imagine that happening, but with the end of the tether in orbit, and the ball replaced by industrial payloads being thrown between Earth and the moon.
Famous musicians who are also Mac fans include Trent Reznor, Bjork and De La Soul, who used an Apple startup chime at the beginning of a recent album. Janet Jackson also used a Mac startup sound in one of her songs. A lot of rap groups are Macintosh fans, according to Lukas Hauser in Mired‘s MacCommunist column, including the rap ubergroup Hieroglyphics, the Beastie Boys and the Wu-Tang Clan.
AT&T has been Apple’s exclusive communications partner, beginning with the iPhone in 2007. Although Apple’s iPad is not locked to AT&T exclusively, the 3G iPad uses MicroSIM cards for data access. AT&T, however, is the only carrier in the United States that uses MicroSIM cards, essentially giving AT&T a lock on the device.
James Thompson, a pacemaker owner, said he would be quite happy to use a monitor like this one when it becomes available.
Hat tip: Laughing Squid
Port dismisses the results as meaningless, blaming his hot stamper’s poor showing on flawed methodology. “Fremer labeled one of the files ‘AP,'” he says incredulously. “Voters knew that was Analogue Productions. So, the experiment was biased from the start! When it was corrected, we caught up fast.”
“The area of weblogs isn’t covered by our analysts because there is such a limited amount of data,” said Grace Kim of Neilsen//NetRatings. “Right now it’s not that popular, and there is no data.”
And of course, Samsung’s new Galaxy S III will feature an NFC chip inside, as well.
Maybe it wasn’t about who is recording the data. Maybe it’s the content of the images that made a difference, or where they were posted, or who was profiting:
“NASA has planned, designed, developed and successfully landed a rover on Mars in the time this game has been in development,” wrote reader Ray O’Neill. “So much for deadlines.”