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Blogs Shares Your Personal Information

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 09:43 -- Anonymous (not verified)

An individual's age, zip code, income level, whether or not they smoke or are pregnant, and more information is now the knowledge of third party websites that will use the information to serve consumers ads online. The Associated Press reports that the website can obtain a computer’s IP address, which, when mixed with other information can locate a person’s address or name.

The Dangers Of Dumping Electronics

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 09:52 -- Anonymous (not verified)

If you’re like most people you probably have piles of old and broken laptops, printers, televisions, and cell phones gathering dust in your home. You have a sneaking suspicion that you shouldn’t simply throw these items in the trash can. That sneaking suspicion is right. When thrown away, these electronic items end up in landfills, polluting the earth for years to come.

Hacker Group Anonymous Declares War

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 09:26 -- Anonymous (not verified)

The infamous hacker group Anonymous has declared war on jihadists over the Charlie Hedbo attack. Anonymous stated in a video posted on YouTube that the Islamic extremists are the “enemy of the freedom of speech” and that they will be shutting down social media sites and websites related to the terrorists, according to CNN.


Technology Without Borders: How New Innovations Unite Us

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 09:38 -- Anonymous (not verified)

Try imagining a world without technology. Picture a world where we don’t get minute by minute updates of events that are happening in every corner of the world, where we can’t video call people on the other side of the planet, where we can’t play video games with people in a different state, and where we can’t even take a picture with our phone and immediately upload it. These simple, almost mundane tasks have become commonplace. It’s easy to overlook how technology has united the world.


Don't Let The NSA Spy On You

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:39 -- Anonymous (not verified)

2013 brought us the revelation that the government is all over our personal information, snooping through phone records and internet activity. To combat this, 2014 brought us new tools and methods to stop this (unfortunately legal) invasion of privacy.Though it is impossible to completely block out the National Security Agency from your life, there are a few steps you can take to make it slightly more difficult to be spied on.

Coffee Matters

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 10:59 -- Anonymous (not verified)

What do a boutique coffee roastery and a computer company have in common?
Meticulousness. Excellence. Commitment. Ethics.
cat-man-du is proud to carry Evocation Coffee, a local company who agrees with the cat-man-du philosophy that “everything matters.”
Evocation Coffee Roasters is a micro roastery & espresso bar located in Amarillo, TX. It is the work of husband and wife duo Roman and Amy Leal, who have dedicated their lives to the science of perfectly crafted coffee. The roastery began in 2009 and has since developed a loyal following of both everyday coffee lovers and small to large businesses and organizations.

Intel Helps Millions Suffering from Disabilities Find Their Voice

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 12:52 -- Anonymous (not verified)

For the three million people around the globe who suffer from quadriplegia and motor neuron disease, relief is on its way. Intel has created a free, open source speech software for renowned professor and physicist Stephen Hawking, who suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. This software can be developed and suited to assist anyone living with these conditions, according to

Visa's Contact-less Pay Flaw Opens Opportunity for Money Theft

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 13:20 -- Anonymous (not verified)

UK researchers have found a major flaw in Visa’s contact-less pay that allows criminals to transfer up to $999,999  of funds to a card without the victim knowing.  Contact-less cards have a set a spending limit  (£20 in the UK) that allows users to make purchases without having to enter a PIN. According to Gizmodo, transactions like this are made without having to swipe the actual card, which also happens to be offline and bypasses the initial bank security that checks a cards authentication.  Martin Emms, Newcastle’s lead researcher, presented the new found flaw at the CCS 2014.


Lenovo Quietly Releases Smartband SW-B100 Specs

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 13:11 -- Anonymous (not verified)

It was a matter of time that Lenovo joined the Smartwatch elite with Google and Apple.  Lenovo gave the public a “hint” of the upcoming gadget when the original FCC Filing was made.  Technically, the new device isn't a smartwatch but rather a smartband. Just like the Samsung Gear Fit, the Lenovo Smartband SW-B100 is an activity tracker that tracks and graphs health analytics. Many of the features resemble the typical smartwatch, but what makes this one different is that the SW-B100 has a security feature that locks or unlocks a PC.  



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