Archive for January, 2014 | Monthly archive page

UK government plans switch from Microsoft Office to open source

UK government plans switch from Microsoft Office to open source | Technology | theguardian.com.

Free Visual Workouts

This page has loads of different workouts, apparently they change weekly. Keep you motivated and busy with clear pictures! Free Visual Workouts.

The world’s first Carbon Fiber 3D Printer

Designed to overcome the strength limitations of other 3D printed materials, the MarkForged Mark One 3D printer is the world’s first 3D printer designed to print composite materials. Now you can print parts, tooling, and fixtures with a higher strength-to-weight ratio than 6061-T6 Aluminum via The world's first Carbon Fiber 3D Printer.

NL Court rules Pirate Bay blockade is illegal

After many court cases, it looks like BREIN (the Dutch RIAA) and Tim Kuyk have finally suffered a humiliating defeat. In a victory for common sense and freedom, they were made to pay EUR 326000,- in legal fees to the providers, who showed that not only was a blockade completely unenforcable, there were plenty of […]

Objet500 Connex3 – High Resolution Full Colour, Multi material 3D Printing

Brilliant Color The Objet500 Connex3 lets you incorporate as many as 46 colors into one prototype, from true jet black to sunny yellow to shocking magenta and hundreds of beautiful blended hues. Pick from ten color palettes — including rich opaque and stained-glass-like translucent — for vibrant, repeatable color that will wow your colleagues and […]

China Eastern Airlines passenger uses first class ticket for free meals

The man used his first-class ticket to score free meals and drinks at a VIP airport lounge nearly every day for a year, the Kwong Wah Yit Poh reported. He changed his flight itinerary more than 300 times within the year so he could enjoy the facilities at the Xi’an Airport in Shaanxi, China. What’s […]

Candy Crush dev stuffs EU ‘candy’ trademark down gob • The Register

Unbelievably, the word ‘candy’ is registered as a trademark in the EU and is now about to be registered in the US as well… Can I copyright the word “the” please?! Candy Crush dev stuffs EU 'candy' trademark down gob • The Register.

3D Printed fake nails

3D Printing by TheLaserGirls.

Startup morphs website code against morphing malware

Startup morphs website code against morphing malware, causing cries of anguish from attackers | VentureBeat | Security | by Barry Levine.

Insecure healthcare.gov allowed hacker to access 70,000 records in 4 minutes

70,000 was just one of the numbers that I was able to go up to. And I stopped after that. You know, and I’m sure it’s hundreds of thousands, if not more and it was done within about a four-minute time frame. So, it’s just wide open. You can literally just open up your browser, […]

Backblaze Cloud Storage publishes HD failure rates

They use many of 3 brands: Most failures – Seagate Middle – Western Digital Best / least failures – Hitachi Backblaze Blog » What Hard Drive Should I Buy?. Interestingly, they use consumer grade hard disks, so the drives they use are the ones you buy.

Office 365 Vulnerability Allowed Unauthorized Administrator Access

Any person with a mailbox in a company using Office 365 could exploit this vulnerability to obtain full Administrative permissions over their entire company’s Office 365 environment using just a few lines of JavaScript Office 365 Vulnerability Allowed Unauthorized Administrator Access. It’s been fixed now 🙂

Bank data of 20 million customers leaked in South Korea

In the latest case, an employee from personal credit ratings firm Korea Credit Bureau KCB has been arrested and accused of stealing the data from customers of three credit card firms while working for them as a temporary consultant.Seoul’s financial regulators on Sunday confirmed the number of affected users as at least 20 million, in […]

Volatility Labs: TrueCrypt Master Key Extraction And Volume Identification

These are some volatility plugins that extract the masterkeys from a memory dump, enabling you to extract them from Windows / Linux machines and giving you full acces to the disks as well as identifying the disks. Volatility Labs: TrueCrypt Master Key Extraction And Volume Identification.

How Swarms of Tiny Satellites Are Creating a Real-Time Google Earth

2 california companies are launching swarms of satellites to low orbit to bring near real time imagery of the entire world. http://gizmodo.com/how-swarms-of-tiny-satellites-are-creating-a-real-time-1497890594

NSA Phone Spying Is Useless In Preventing Terrorist Attacks, Study Says

In the study, the New America Foundation reviewed 225 terrorism cases and found that traditional investigation and law enforcement methods actually did the most to prevent attacks. About a third of the leads in terrorism cases came from tips or an informant, while old school surveillance warrants were used in 48 cases. All things told, […]

Review of the EU copyright rules – Put your word in at the EU now!

All stakeholders are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions are particularly sought from consumers, users, authors, performers, publishers, producers, broadcasters, intermediaries, distributors and other service providers, Collective Management Organisations, public authorities and Member States. The objective of this consultation is to gather input from all stakeholders on the review of the EU copyright rules. […]

‘Pinterest’ – another shining example of how bullshit copyright and trademark law is

A UK company who has never done anything with the word manages to claim it in the EU. http://www.techweekeurope.co.uk/news/uk-company-successfully-claims-ownership-pinterest-trademark-134992

Programmable Bluetooth Button | Griffin Technology screws up total awesome :'(

Tthis amazingly awesome, wonderful and fantastic human interface device, whcih allows you to scroll, scrub, glow and click completely fails because you can only use it on Mac. Who uses Macs any more? http://store.griffintechnology.com/laptops/powermate-bluetooth

Karsten Nohl opens up SRLabs Open Source Projects

Gsm and sim hacking tools online and open! https://opensource.srlabs.de/

Jesse Willms, the Dark Lord of the Internet

Superscammer. And relevant when compared to the wolf of wallstreet! http://m.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/01/the-dark-lord-of-the-internet/355726/?single_page=true

iMpulse – World’s Smallest bluetooth Gaming & Media Controller

for IOS and Android ThinkGeek :: iMpulse – World's Smallest Gaming & Media Controller.

 
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