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Friday, March 06, 2015
How Geothermal Could Cleanly Power the Planet: Indonesia's Tale The Earth's heat offers a clean and steady source of electricity, though it doesn't come cheap.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
SanDisk launches Infiniflash, aims to bring flash array costs down Summary:SanDisk launched a new enterprise flash system that could upend the storage economics favoring traditional hard drives.
New Titanium-Making Process Could Result in Lighter Aircraft A new process could extend the use of titanium for lightweight, more fuel-efficient airplanes.
Sunday, March 01, 2015
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Lenovo promises to stop bundling crapware on PCs Summary:Following on from the Superfish debacle the company found itself embroiled in earlier this month, PC maker Lenovo is promising to bring to an end to the practice of pre-loading crapware onto systems.
7 things Net neutrality won't do One day after the FCC adopted new Net neutrality rules, consumers are left scratching their heads about what it means for their Web-surfing experience. Has anything really changed?
Friday, February 27, 2015
Net neutrality becomes the law of the land Summary:With Congress washing its hands of the matter, the FCC voted to regulate Internet Service Providers as utilities.
Net neutrality a reality: FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.
FCC votes for net neutrality, a ban on paid fast lanes, and Title II Internet providers are now common carriers, and they're ready to sue.
MELTDOWN: Samsung, Sony not-so-smart TVs go titsup for TWO days Sets can't reach the internet, turned into dumb boxes
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Best High-Tech Cars These days, technology is one of the more important features to consider when buying a new vehicle. These models have the best car tech we've tested.
Lenovo hit by lawsuit over Superfish adware Consumers and attorneys are already looking to the legal system for recourse following revelations that Lenovo installed potentially dangerous software on its PCs.
Net Fix: 8 burning questions about Net neutrality With the FCC set to vote this week on new rules governing the Internet, CNET breaks down everything you need to know about complicated, but critical, issue.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
How 'Interstellar' Advanced Black Hole Science A novel approach to coding the effect of viewing a black hole up close could be a boon to astrophysicists.
Man the HARPOONS: YOU can EASILY SLAY ad-scumware Superfish Cleanse your Lenovo box of root cert badness
Monday, February 23, 2015
Prevent your Mac password from being bypassed There are two security utilities that can prevent thieves from being able to reset your password to gain access to the contents of your Mac.
SSL-busting code that threatened Lenovo users found in a dozen more apps "What all these applications have in common is that they make people less secure."
Car-to-Car Communication A simple wireless technology promises to make driving much safer.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Lenovo's Superfish security snafu blows up in its face The Superfish adware, preloaded on Lenovo computers, does more than hijack website ads in a browser. It also exposes Lenovo owners to a simple but dangerous hack that could spell disaster.
SIM card maker Gemalto wants answers on alleged hacks by US, UK spies Gemalto says it's looking into a report that its SIM card encryption keys were hacked by the NSA and British surveillance agency GCHQ.
Microsoft updates Windows Defender to remove Superfish infection Summary:That was fast. Roughly 24 hours after news emerged that an unknown number of Lenovo PCs were infected with potentially dangerous software, Microsoft released a tool that automatically removes the offending code.
How to find out if your Lenovo is infected with the Superfish adware and remove it There's no need to panic. It's a relatively simple process to remove Lenovo's "Superfish" adware. Here's what you need to know.
Friday, February 20, 2015
Lenovo shipped lappies with man-in-the-middle ad/mal/bloatware 'Superfish' causes an almighty stink
Until Superfish fix, Lenovo devices can't be trusted for secure work Summary:Enterprise customers are not said to be affected, but millions of consumers and bring-your-own-device users are likely using compromised machines.