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Monday
Jan262015

Verizon’s Mobile ‘Supercookies’ Seen as Threat to Privacy

[NyTimes] : "For the last several months, cybersecurity experts have been warning Verizon Wireless that it was putting the privacy of its customers at risk. The computer codes the company uses to tag and follow"

Monday
Jan262015

Tech Giants Invest in New Dreams of Grandeur

[NyTimes] : "In the last two weeks, investments from some of the biggest technology companies have raised an important question: Have they gone crazy? The short answer is: Probably not. The reasons show just how"

Saturday
Jan242015

For SkyMall, It All Seemed So Cool at Six Miles High

[NyTimes] : "For years, it was something of a ritual. You had made it through airport security, survived the lengthy delays and even crammed your carry-on into an overhead bin. Then you could settle in, buckle up"

Saturday
Jan242015

Rocket and App Container 0.2.0 Release

[Link] : This week both Rocket and the App Container (appc) spec have reached 0.2.0. Since our launch of the projects in December, both have been moving very quickly with a healthy community emerging. Rocket…

Saturday
Jan242015

Google reveals Mac security holes before Apple's fix is ready

[Link] : Microsoft isn't the only big tech firm grappling with surprise security flaw disclosures these days. Google's Project Zero security unit revealed at least two unpatched vulnerabilities in OS X…
Thursday
Jan222015

Finally, the Museum of the Future Is Here

[Link] : Tessellated smiley faces in the Cooper Hewitt’s “immersion room,” which projects decorative patterns on the wall and lets users design their own (Robinson Meyer/The Atlantic) Very soon, every visitor…
Thursday
Jan222015

Drug-laden drone crashes near US-Mexico border

[Link] : Jan. 21, 2015 7:01 PM EST…
Thursday
Jan222015

The State of the Art in Microservices

Thursday
Jan222015

Marissa Mayer’s Plan for Yahoo Takes Hold. The Question Now Is Time.

[NyTimes] : "When Marissa Mayer was offered the chief executive job at"

Thursday
Jan222015

Scientists Work to Contain Modified Organisms to Labs

[NyTimes] : "Could genetically modified bacteria escape from a laboratory or fermentation tank and cause disease or ecological destruction?This is not known to have occurred. But two groups of scientists reported"

Thursday
Jan222015

Service Discovery with Mesos-DNS

[Link] : Mesos-DNS is a stateless DNS server for Mesos. Contributed to open source by Mesosphere, it provides service discovery in datacenters or cloud environments managed by Mesos. Highly-distributed…
Wednesday
Jan212015

Securing the Unikernel

[Link] : Back in July, I used MirageOS to create my first unikernel, a simple REST service for queuing file uploads, deployable as a virtual machine. While a traditional VM would be a complete Linux system…
Tuesday
Jan202015

Baseimage-docker, fat containers and "treating containers as VMs"

[Link] : Baseimage-docker is a minimal Ubuntu base image that is modified for Docker-friendliness. People can pull Baseimage-docker from the Docker Registry and use it as a base image for their own images. We…
Sunday
Jan182015

Kristin Muhlner of NewBrand Analytics: The Upside of Being Replaceable

[NyTimes] : "This interview with Kristin Muhlner, chief executive of NewBrand Analytics, a social-media-monitoring company, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.Q. What were you like when you were"

Sunday
Jan182015

Among the Disrupted

[NyTimes] : "Amid the bacchanal of disruption, let us pause to honor the disrupted. The streets of American cities are haunted by the ghosts of bookstores and record stores, which have been destroyed by the"

Saturday
Jan172015

Revealed: Elon Musk's Plan to Build a Space Internet

[Link] : Photographer: ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images Because he doesn't have enough going on, Elon Musk—he of Tesla Motors, SpaceX, SolarCity, and the Hyperloop—is laun…
Saturday
Jan172015

FAIR open sources deep-learning modules for Torch

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Saturday
Jan172015

The Value of Community Colleges

[NyTimes] : "To the Editor:Re “I Owe It All to Community College” (Op-Ed, Jan. 14):"

Friday
Jan162015

Swiss Turmoil Hints at Future Lehman Moments

[Link] : For three years, the Swiss National Bank successfully sat on its currency, selling the franc whenever it threatened to appreciate too much for the comfort of Swiss exporters. Yesterday, it tore up…
Friday
Jan162015

Creating the world's largest ever satellite constellation

[Link] : 15 January 2015 By Richard Branson @richardbranson…
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