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Why iPhone owners should turn off AirDrop. Now.

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Why iPhone owners should turn off AirDrop. Now.

Not everything Apple makes "just works" — at least not as intended, anyway. 

Security researchers exploring AirDrop, the iOS and macOS feature that lets users wirelessly share files via WiFi and Bluetooth, reported Wednesday on a flaw they say exposes users' emails and phone numbers. Unless you want every creep on the street to be able to secretly grab your contact info, it's a bit of a nightmare. 

The researchers, a team made up of members of the Secure Mobile Networking Lab (SEEMOO) and the Cryptography and Privacy Engineering Group (ENCRYPTO), claim they alerted Apple to the flaw in May of 2019. However, according to them, the company never responded.  Read more...

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Chris57
1096 days ago
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Mashable with another BS story that is far from the actual circumstances surrounding the exploit.
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Google Chrome sucks — here’s why you should stop using it

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Once upon a time, Google Chrome was atop the internet browser food chain with its simplistic design, easy access to Google Search, and customizable layout. By contrast, it was lightyears ahead of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, which had a separate address bar and Bing (yes, that’s still a thing) search bar. In 2020, most browsers have adapted. Google Chrome has mainly kept itself on top of the food chain. They basically invented auto-search in the address bar. Besides that, Mozilla Firefox’s layout is way cleaner, Safari sells itself as Apple proprietary software with a massive emphasis on security and privacy, even Opera’s take…

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Chris57
1207 days ago
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Too true.
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Learn all about Six Sigma with this 45-hour training

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Learn all about Six Sigma with this 45-hour training

TL;DR: Become well-versed in Six Sigma with The 2021 Complete Six Sigma Training Suite Bundle, on sale for $31.99 as of Dec. 22.


Six Sigma is a business methodology designed to streamline processes and minimize mistakes. If you want to learn more about how it works, this Six Sigma Training Suite can help.

This training suite includes 45 hours of content broken down into 15 individual courses. The courses are led by Advanced Innovation Group Pro Excellence (AIGPE), which offers professional learning programs and globally-recognized credentialing for Lean, Six Sigma, and Minitab. They’ll guide you across the certification roadmap. Read more...

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Chris57
1217 days ago
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Six sigma put GE into the toilet. Its share price stinks.
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Linus Torvalds wants Apple’s new M1-powered Macs to run Linux

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Earlier this month,  Apple revealed its own ARM-based M1 processor, along with new MacBooks and a desktop Mac Mini powered by this chip. Reviewers across the globe have been praising Apple‘s first attempt, giving it high marks for performance and battery life. All this positive coverage has tempted many to take the plunge and buy one of the new machines — even if some apps are not running natively at the moment. Even Linus Torvalds, the principal developer of the Linux kernel, wants one. However, he wants it to run Linux: I’d absolutely love to have one, if it just ran…

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Chris57
1247 days ago
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He will just have to change Linux.
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Satellite Images Show Aftermath Of Beirut Blast

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Beruit

The massive explosion leveled the city's port port, and scattered debris across a road thousands of feet away. The blast killed at least 100 people and injured thousands more.

(Image credit: ©2020 Maxar Technologies; BlackSky Global Monitoring)

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Chris57
1308 days ago
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Tragic - caused by incompetence
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Trump Announces 'Patriotic Education' Commission, A Largely Political Move

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President Trump holds a Constitution Day proclamation after speaking Thursday during the White House Conference on American History at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

Trump decries what he says are a "twisted web of lies" being taught in U.S. classrooms about systemic racism in America. But the federal government does not have jurisdiction over school curriculum.

(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)

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Chris57
1313 days ago
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Ominous. This is a throwback to the 1930’s n Europe.
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