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    Cops: Hippy Douche Shoots Computer To Death

    by  • 21 April, 2015 • Crime, Guns, Tech • 0 Comments

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    Technocide… A Colorado man who has been “fighting with his computer for the last several months” unloaded a volley of shots into his Dell tormentor, resulting in the death of the computer and his arrest for discharging a firearm, cops report. According to the Colorado Springs Police Department, officers responding last night to a...

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    India Freezes Greenpeace Bank Accounts

    by  • 10 April, 2015 • Crime, Economy, Politics, Tech • 3 Comments

    take my money

    Luddites… The Indian government has frozen seven bank accounts belonging to Greenpeace’s India arm and suspended the environmental group’s foreign-funding license for allegedly violating rules governing overseas currency transfers. A dossier prepared by the Union Home Ministry on March 4 claimed that Greenpeace’s foreign contribution was used “to influence and lobby” for the formation...

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    15 Ships Still Trapped In Frozen Lake Superior

    by  • 8 April, 2015 • Economy, Tech • 3 Comments

    Al Gore miffed

    Global warming… U.S. Coast Guard officials, saying the “proverbial drain is clogged,” are hoping to plow through unseasonable Lake Superior ice Wednesday that has tied up 15 ships and halted travel. It’s rare to see this much ice at Whitefish Bay — on eastern Lake Superior between Michigan and Ontario — in a shipping...

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    Sneaky Microsoft Tries To Reinstall Windows 10 Ad Trojan

    by  • 7 April, 2015 • Tech • 2 Comments

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    Desperation… Yesterday I reported on a deceptive “Recommended” Microsoft update that claimed to add functionality to Windows updates but in fact was nothing but an advertising trojan to display Windows 10 Upgrade banner ads and a download page on infected PCs. After making my post I discovered and uninstalled the update KB3035583 which removed...

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    Apple Watch Blocked in Switzerland With Patent Snafu

    by  • 6 April, 2015 • Tech • 0 Comments

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    No. The Swiss didn’t already have an Apple-like watch, although they should have, by now. They certainly have the brain power. It’s about the name. From Mashable: Apple Watch reportedly blocked in Switzerland over patent, for now Score one for the Swiss watch industry: sales of the Apple Watch are blocked in Switzerland —...

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    Microsoft Just Planted A Windows 10 Ad Trojan On Your PC

    by  • 6 April, 2015 • Tech • 2 Comments

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    Adware downloader… Windows Update KB3035583 doesn’t reveal much about itself, only that it adds additional capabilities to Windows Update and applies to computers running Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 Service Pack 1. The update is offered as a recommended update since March 28th and because it’s a recommended update users have to manually put...

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