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Hillary Clinton: Biggest mistakes were the email server and Wall Street speeches – Washington Examiner

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Hillary Clinton acknowledges two of her biggest errors that led to her downfall in the 2016 election may have been the setup and use of a private email server while she was secretary of state and the high-dollar speeches she made to several financial firms. In her upcoming book, Clinton concedes that it was “a mistake” to deliver high-dollar speeches to Wall Street firms following her tenure at the State…

Microsoft And Google Race To Build The World’s Smartest Cloud – Forbes

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Microsoft Microsoft HQ in Schwabing, Munich, Germany There’s no shortage of reasons for moving your business to cloud storage, provided that you haven’t already done so. Cloud-based platforms such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure offer a multitude of advantages to the more traditional methods of data storage, including added security, increased flexibility, better accessibility and reduced expenditure. What’s more, these cloud-based storage platforms allow companies to tap into…

Microsoft And Google Race To Build The World’s Smartest Cloud – Forbes

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Microsoft Microsoft HQ in Schwabing, Munich, Germany There’s no shortage of reasons for moving your business to cloud storage, provided that you haven’t already done so. Cloud-based platforms such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure offer a multitude of advantages to the more traditional methods of data storage, including added security, increased flexibility, better accessibility and reduced expenditure. What’s more, these cloud-based storage platforms allow companies to tap into…

NFL Week 1 odds, picks, and predictions: Advanced computer model loves the Falcons – CBSSports.com

Sunday, September 10, 2017

The NFL’s opening weekend will attract bets from the average Joe to professional bettors for some of the biggest games. The Pittsburgh Steelers are nearly favored by double digits on the road against the division rival Cleveland Browns . And the Dallas Cowboys, who will have RB Ezekiel Elliott available, are four-point home favorites against the New York Giants on Sunday Night Football in a game that’s already had plenty…

NFL Week 1 odds, picks, and predictions: Advanced computer model loves the Falcons – CBSSports.com

Sunday, September 10, 2017

The NFL’s opening weekend will attract bets from the average Joe to professional bettors for some of the biggest games. The Pittsburgh Steelers are nearly favored by double digits on the road against the division rival Cleveland Browns . And the Dallas Cowboys, who will have RB Ezekiel Elliott available, are four-point home favorites against the New York Giants on Sunday Night Football in a game that’s already had plenty…

Internet trolls get a kick out of making others upset for this reason … – Business Insider

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Trolls get a kick out of upsetting as many people as possible. Hoboh Official / Flickr Nobody likes internet trolls. They pop up in discussions they weren’t invited to and upset as many people as possible. Time and time again we are told the best thing to do is ignore the inflammatory, abusive things they put on forums, comment threads, and even social media posts. However, this is easier said…

Barclays’ email raises questions on banks’ ‘no-poach agreement’ – Financial Times

Sunday, September 10, 2017

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Internet has moved sex trade, including children, from combat zones to hotels – SouthCoastToday.com

Sunday, September 10, 2017

A state law that went into effect in 2012 has given authorities greater ability to target pimps, including prosecuting them as human traffickers. Anyone convicted of trafficking a child under the age of 18 can be convicted to life in prison. By Gerry Tuoti GateHouse News Service For people looking to buy and sell sex, standing on street corners and cruising red light districts are largely…

Internet trolls are often psychopaths and narcissists — here’s one reason they choose to insult others anonymously – Business Insider

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Trolls get a kick out of upsetting as many people as possible. Hoboh Official / Flickr Nobody likes internet trolls. They pop up in discussions they weren’t invited to and upset as many people as possible. Time and time again we are told the best thing to do is ignore the inflammatory, abusive things they put on forums, comment threads, and even social media posts. However, this is easier said…

NEPA Fiber shakes up the local internet – Citizens Voice

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Article Tools     BORYS KRAWCZENIUK / STAFF PHOTO NEPA Fiber owner Chris Hacken explains the multiport router that directs internet service to customers in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Slow internet service speeded up Chris Hacken’s decision about what to do with his life. The 26-year-old Fairview Twp. entrepreneur launched NEPA Fiber 18 months ago with the goal of revolutionizing local internet service by offering speeds at least 10…

Internet disruptions fixed, says TCC – Matangi Tonga

Sunday, September 10, 2017

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The Human Cost of Monitoring the Internet – RollingStone.com

Saturday, September 09, 2017

People only pay attention to content moderation when it goes wrong. On Easter Sunday, Steve Stephens jumped out of his car and shot a 74 year old man, killing him. They had never met, but Stephens filmed the murder on his phone, and posted it to Facebook. In late April a father killed his 11-month-old daughter and livestreamed it before hanging himself. Six days later, Naika Venant, a 14-year-old who…

Access your computer from anywhere – Popular Science

Saturday, September 09, 2017

While Apple and Microsoft offer pricy remote tools aimed at IT professionals, anyone can use the free remote-access option that Google built into Chrome. You gain access through your Google account, and the tool employs the same syncing technology that keeps your passwords and login information available in Chrome on multiple platforms. You can get Google’s remote tool for your browser, as an Android app, and even for iOS devices….

RIP Jerry Pournelle, the first author to write a novel on a computer – The Verge

Saturday, September 09, 2017

Science fiction author Jerry Pournelle passed away earlier this week after a sudden illness at the age of 84. He helped popularize the military science fiction genre with novels such as Janissaries and The Mercenary, but is also credited with a major milestone: the first author to write a novel entirely on a computer. Pournelle wrote on his blog on Thursday that he had come down with a cold and…

Here are the most common ways people throw shade over email and why you should resist the urge – CNBC

Saturday, September 09, 2017

<!– –> VISIT CNBC.COM Home Entrepreneurs Leadership Careers Money Specials PRIMETIME Leadership Leadership 10:56 AM ET Thu, 7 Sept 2017CNBC.com If you’ve ever gotten annoyed and caught up in a passive aggressive email exchange at work, a viral tweet sent recently proves you’re not alone. In fact, emails containing “professional clap backs” can be pretty common among professionals. After seeing a tense office email exchange between her friend and a…

Adobe Just Revealed the 12 Weird Places We’re Taking Our Email Obsession – Inc.com

Saturday, September 09, 2017

In our obsessive digital age, it comes as no surprise that we’re as email obsessed as ever. Many of us will refresh our inbox seconds before we go to bed; some of us click on our Gmail app before we even get to our text messages every morning. Regardless of how plugged in to the real world we might like to think we are, we all fall prey to the…

Microsoft says it won’t fix kernel flaw: It’s not a security issue. Suuuure – The Register

Saturday, September 09, 2017

A design flaw within the Windows kernel that could stop antivirus software from recognizing malware isn’t going to be fixed, Microsoft has said. The issue, spotted this week by enSilo security researcher Omri Misgav, lies within the system call PsSetLoadImageNotifyRoutine, which has been part of Microsoft’s operating system since Windows 2000 and is still active in the latest builds. Antivirus tools use PsSetLoadImageNotifyRoutine to check if malicious code has been…

Adobe Just Revealed the 12 Weird Places We’re Taking Our Email Obsession – Inc.com

Friday, September 08, 2017

In our obsessive digital age, it comes as no surprise that we’re as email obsessed as ever. Many of us will refresh our inbox seconds before we go to bed; some of us click on our Gmail app before we even get to our text messages every morning. Regardless of how plugged in to the real world we might like to think we are, we all fall prey to the…

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP3 released – ZDNet

Friday, September 08, 2017

read this ​Open Mainframe Project: IBM and friends recommit to mainframe Linux Linux continues to give the mainframe the new blood it needs to stay alive in the 21st century. Read More Lured by savings and disaster back up, IT managers warm to cloud Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) gets most of the headlines, but SUSE Linux Enteprise Server (SLES) is also a top-notch business Linux. The latest release, SLES…

Adobe’s Newest Study Reveals 12 Weird Places We’re Taking Our Email Obsession – Inc.com

Friday, September 08, 2017

In our obsessive digital age, it comes as no surprise that we’re as email obsessed as ever. Many of us will refresh our inbox seconds before we go to bed; some of us click on our Gmail app before we even get to our text messages every morning. Regardless of how plugged in to the real world we might like to think we are, we all fall prey to the…