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Friday, August 29, 2014
Microsoft ships replacement patch KB 2993651 with two known bugs Microsoft re-releases botched MS14-045/KB 2982791 'Blue Screen 0x50' patch, buries tip to manually uninstall first patch, and introduces more problems
Microsoft reissues flawed Windows security update Summary: A new version of MS14-045 has been pushed to Windows Update and the Download Center. Microsoft strongly recommends that users uninstall the old version first.
Move over, Raspberry Pi: 7 single-board computers for geeks Get a head start on the next tech boom by hacking together tomorrow's Internet of things hit today
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
How an algorithm detected the Ebola outbreak a week early, and what it could do next HealthMap is a data mapping tool that detects and tracks diseases across the world. The system discovered the Ebola virus outbreak nine days before any health organization did.
Why we need an open-source movement for the web Web services are increasingly closed even as the software used to build them is increasingly open. Will developers be able to make a difference?
Chrome 64-bit browser finally available as a stable version 64-bit browser claims better stability, performance, and security.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A low-cost water splitter that runs on an ordinary AAA battery Could allow for true zero-emissions fuel-cell vehicles and save hydrogen producers billions of dollars in electricity costs
Seeing An F1 Car Doing Donuts In Infrared Will Blow Your Mind Red Bull Racing's innovation partner FLIR used an infrared camera to capture this epic footage of an RB8 doing donuts.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Microsoft yanks botched Black Tuesday patches KB 2982791, KB 2970228, KB 2975719, and KB 2975331 Microsoft recommends that users uninstall last week's update -- even if their machines are working fine
The spooky sounds of space Since the 1950s, probes sent into space have been sending back data that reveal eerie sounds from the vastness of the galaxy.
49ers' ubiquitous stadium Wi-Fi network delivers to full house in NFL debut But due to 2.4GHz problem, Levi's Stadium "is no country for old phones."
Monday, August 18, 2014
After Blue Screen of Death reports, Microsoft says to uninstall recent patch Company quietly revises a security bulletin and opens an investigation.
How Verizon lets its copper network decay to force phone customers onto fiber Fiber is fast, but copper is reliable-even during multi-week power outages.
7 Important Trends in Laptop Design The portable PCs of today look a lot different than they did even just a couple of years ago. Take a look back at the evolution of the modern laptop.
A brief history of USB, what it replaced, and what has failed to replace it USB isn't perfect, but it replaced lots of ports we'll never have to see again.
Turning a Regular Smartphone Camera into a 3-D One Microsoft researchers say simple hardware changes and machine learning techniques let a regular smartphone camera act as a depth sensor.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Latest Windows patches prompt blue screens of death Blue Screen Stop 0x050 error reported for systems installing KB2976897, KB2982791, and KB2970228 Two Microsoft kernel-mode driver updates are triggering BSOD error message on some Windows systems
Thursday, August 14, 2014
iOS scores as most secure mobile OS in spyware report FinSpy spyware can hack its way into Android, BlackBerry, and older versions of Windows Phone but can't touch iOS unless the device is jailbroken, according to a leaked report from Gamma Group.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Brit amateur payload set to complete full circle around PLANET EARTH Ultralight solar radio tracker in glorious 25,000km almost-space odyssey
What US state has the fastest Internet speed? Virginia Coming in with an average of 13.7 megabits per second, the Southern state boasts the speediest broadband service in the country.
Friday, August 08, 2014
Beyond iBeacons: 7 cool uses of beacons you may not expect There's much more to beacons than tracking customer visits and offering coupons in retail stores
Microsoft to drop support for older versions of Internet Explorer Summary: Microsoft announced today that it's dropping support, including security updates, for older Internet Explorer versions. The changes, which take effect in 18 months, are meant to push the vast Windows installed base to Internet Explorer 11
The guide to password security (and why you should care) Find out how your password security can be compromised, and how to create and manage secure passwords.
Robot at sea tweeting Hawaii hurricane photos The Liquid Robotics Wave Glider Holoholo is autonomously navigating the Hawaiian seas, heading into the paths of Hurricanes Iselle and Julio, tweeting storm photos as it goes.
Thursday, August 07, 2014
It's official: Windows 8.1 Update 2 is a dud Microsoft confirms minor improvements in Windows 8.1 Update 2, which raises the question: Why all the infernal secrecy?
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Getting started with drones Everything you need to know about how drones work, how to fly them and modify them.
Mercifully toothless Windows 8.1 Update 2 due next week Long-anticipated Update 2 will arrive as plain-vanilla patches, as speculation mounts about free upgrades to Windows 9