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Adblock Plus blocks Facebook block of Adblock Plus block of Facebook block of AdBlock Plus block of Facebook ads
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Arms race never ends Those hoping for a quick resolution to the cat-and-mouse game between Facebook and Adblock Plus will be disappointed to know that the back-and-forth battle shows no signs of letting up.…

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Vast data warehouse raises health overhaul privacy concerns
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At a time when major breaches have become distressingly common, the vast scope of the information — and the lack of a clear plan for destroying old records — have raised concerns about privacy and the government's judgment on technology. "A basic …

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Tim Cook: I convinced myself Steve Jobs 'would bounce'     – CNET
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In a long interview with The Washington Post, Apple’s CEO opens up about succeeding Jobs, the company’s iPhone-dependency and who he turns to for advice.

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Adapting to climate change will bring new environmental …
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Adapting to climate change could have profound environmental repercussions, according to a new study from the University of East Anglia. Research in Nature Climate Change reveals that adaptation measures have the …

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Flipkart To Sell LYF Wind 3 And Flame 8 Exclusively
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Flipkart has announced that two LYF models, WIND 3 & FLAME 8, will be available on the portal exclusively starting Aug 11, Thursday. Targeted at consumers between the age group of 15-30 Reliance LYF WIND 3 and FLAME 8 are budget phones. LYF WIND 3, a premium version between the two, comes with higher internal […]

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Hackers, trolls and other tech nightmares of 2017     – CNET
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With so many scares and frights in the tech industry this year, it was hard to tell the difference between real life and B-movie horror flicks.

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Dr. Dre and Eminem: Forgot About Dre
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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFcv5Ma8u8k?wmode=transparent&rel=0&autohide=1&showinfo=0&enablejsapi=1] Today I fell down a Vine rabbithole that led me to this goodness: A guy who forgot about Dre. Don’t be that guy! Go listen to Chronic 2001. Happy Wednesday, and don’t forget about Apple VP Andre Young. [Spotify, iTunes, Amazon] Read more…

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US fails in bid to renegotiate arms trade restrictions on exploit data export
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Guns, bullets, and malware samples—all now controlled under the Wassenaar Arrangement. (credit: Aurich Lawson) If your work involves exploiting vulnerabilities in software, congratulations—you’re potentially an arms merchant in the eyes of many governments. Your knowledge about how to hack could be classified as a munition. A United States delegation yesterday failed to convince all of […]

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The White House Wants to Spend Millions Putting Body Cameras on Cops
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The Obama administration has proposed setting aside $263 million to improve law enforcement training and fund the purchase of 50,000 body worn cameras for police officers. The post The White House Wants to Spend Millions Putting Body Cameras on Cops appeared first on WIRED.

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