Day: October 4, 2013

Director of National Intelligence: Leaked documents painted an inaccurate picture

In a direct statement castigating the press for misleading coverage, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper provided some background on why the Intelligence Community tracks online communications tools and technologies…….

Experiencing the future of transportation at Ceatec 2013

Toyota, Honda, and Nissan were all present at Japan’s biggest tech expo, showing off their own highly distinctive concepts for the future of mobility…….

Lame: GitHub Was Massively DDoSed

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EFF Gives Expert Testimony Against GCHQ

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Why Bitcoins Are The New Black In Cybercrime

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Linux-capable Arduino TRE Debuts At Maker Faire Rome

DeviceGuru writes “At the Maker Faire Rome this week, Arduino announced a next-generation Arduino single board computer featuring a dual-processor architecture, and able to run a ‘full Linux OS’, in contrast to the lightweight OpenWRT Linux variant (Linino) buried inside the Yun’s Atheros WiFi module. The Arduino TRE features a 1GHz 32-bit TI Sitara AM335x…

NSA justifies hacking world’s digital communications

It’s not spying, it’s an attempt to “understand online communication tools”……

NSA using Firefox flaw to snoop on Tor users

Good news/bad news in latest Snowden leak……

What Developers Can Learn From

An anonymous reader writes “Soured by his attempt to acquire a quote from, James Turner compiled a short list of things developers can learn from the experience: ‘The first highly visible component of the Affordable Health Care Act launched this week, in the form of the site. Theoretically, it allows citizens, who live…

Crave Ep. 140: Lightning strikes, and charges, a phone

Jellyfish shut down a nuclear power plant in Sweden, Google’s Project Loon rides the wind, and Nokia tries charging smartphones with lightning…….