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mpol writes: The Apache Software Foundation issued a notice last weekend indicating that it has added Facebook's BSD+Patents [ROCKSDB] license to its Category X list of disallowed licenses for Apache Project Management Committee members. This is the license that Facebook uses for most of its open source projects. The RocksDB software project from Facebook already changed its license to a dual Apache 2 and GPL 2. Users are now petitioning on GitHub to have Facebook change the license of…
07.22 / 14:37
tech.slashdot.org
Arthur T Knackerbracket has found the following story:US Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) criticized the Federal Communications Commission for failing to turn over its internal analysis of the DDoS attacks that hit the FCC's public comment system.The FCC declined to provide its analysis of the attacks to Gizmodo, which had filed a Freedom of Information Act (FoIA) request for a copy of all records related to the FCC analysis "that concluded a DDoS attack had taken place." The FCC declined the re…
07.22 / 14:35
soylentnews.org
If you're in the market for an AIO PC, the Lenovo ideacentre 520s deserves a look. The post Lenovo ideacentre 520s AIO review: an AIO with great specs appeared first on…
07.22 / 14:22
techaeris.com
The “Crivit Sports” is an inexpensive chest-strap monitor that displays your current pulse rate on a dedicated wristwatch. This would be much more useful, and presumably more expensive, if it had a logging option, or any way to export your pulse data to a more capable device. So [RoGeorge] got to work. Each post of the (so-far) three-part series is worth a read, not the least because of the cool techniques used. In part one, [RoGeorge] starts out by intercepting the signals.…
07.22 / 14:11
hackaday.com
An update to Tesla’s Summon feature allows drivers to activate the Summon self parking feature from inside the car without having to use the key fob or a smartphone app. But first the “continuous press” requirement Tesla just added has to be disabled. That requirement came about because Consumer Reports noticed the car would continue to move if the owner accidentally dropped the key fob Full…
07.22 / 14:10
ecomento.com
I, for one, love the Joker as a villain in every way. He is uncertainty mixed with a huge helping of psychotic. He is chaos and anarchy in human form. And outside of Darth Vader, may be one of the greatest villains of all time. But what got him to that tier? What makes the […] The post The Joker’s 10 Most Sickeningly Twisted Moments appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology…
07.22 / 14:10
geeksaresexy.net
If you recently picked up a new MacBook, you’ll want something to protect its gorgeous exterior. Here, we've gathered the best MacBook cases and covers, whether you're looking for style or protection. The post Protect your expensive new laptop with the best Macbook cases appeared first on Digital T…
07.22 / 14:00
digitaltrends.com
If you're looking for the best STEM coding toys to get your kid interested in programming or technology, look no further than our list. We've rounded up the best STEM toys we can find at every price point. The post The 6 best STEM toys to get your kid interested in robotics and programming appeared first on Digital…
07.22 / 14:00
digitaltrends.com
A good friend would show you how to find a lost or stolen phone, but a best friend? They'd link you to an article calling you an idiot for losing…
07.22 / 13:59
phandroid.com
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas is seeking someone else to provide database services after a breach during the spring impacted 600,000 of the state's residents. America's Job Link Alliance-TS has held a contract with the state since 2007. In March, it told the Department of Workforce Services that records…
07.22 / 13:58
washingtontimes.com
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reminding the public that some sandbars in the Missouri River between Nebraska and South Dakota are closed to recreational use to keep endangered bird species' nests safe. The Corps says endangered interior least terns and threatened piping plovers are…
07.22 / 13:58
washingtontimes.com
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Dave Gertz lives on Valentine Creek on the Severn River, in a house that he inherited from his great-grandfather. Growing up, his great-grandfather told him about the underwater grass that grew near the home, but disappeared within his lifetime. Gertz has seen the grass again in…
07.22 / 13:58
washingtontimes.com
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07.22 / 13:57
kansascity.com
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reminding the public that some sandbars in the Missouri River between Nebraska and South Dakota are closed to recreational use to keep endangered … Click to Continue…
07.22 / 13:57
kansascity.com
Here are we with our weekly roundup, briefing this week's top cyber security threats, incidents and challenges. This week has been very short with big news from shutting down of two of the largest Dark Web marketplaces and theft of millions of dollars in the popular Ethereum cryptocurrency to the discovery of new Linux malware leveraging SambaCry exploit. We are here with the outline of…
07.22 / 13:46
thehackernews.com
Like the unstoppable flow of time itself, San Diego Comic-Con continued through Friday with a shocking amount of news and trailers—and even more amazing cosplay, of course. So we’ve made another video collection of our favorites, including the chill Lego Batman above and the immensely disturbing pastel wookiees…Read more…
07.22 / 13:44
toyland.gizmodo.com
Search just got smarter, thanks to AI and NVIDIA GPUs. Microsoft’s Bing now lets you search for images within images. You can even buy items you find there. Let’s say you’re a “Fast and Furious” fan, and want to trick out your ride with the gear you’ve seen on the big screen. Or you’re remodeling […] The post Get the Picture: How AI Helps Bing Search for Images Within Images appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog…
07.22 / 13:41
blogs.nvidia.com
This update includes improved grass shading and two new…
07.22 / 13:40
overclock3d.net
There's nothing quite like filming a movie on film, according to the director Christopher Nolan. His new WWII film, Dunkirk, was shot entirely on epic 65mm, as opposed to digital. And it's receiving the widest release of that film format in recent history. But Nolan's views on doing things the way "they're meant to be done," isn't limited to just making a film. He also wants you watch the movie in the theatre, and not on streaming service Netflix, which he says he rarely uses. From a…
07.22 / 13:39
tech.slashdot.org
India's flood forecasting stations network was largely non-operational with 222 out of 375 telemetry stations not working, said a CAG report. The post With 60% of telemetry stations out of action, India’s flood forecasting network is crippled: Report appeared first on T…
07.22 / 13:39
tech.firstpost.com