Snowden Designs iPhone Case to Detect Snooping

Snowden Designs iPhone Case to Detect Snooping

Source: PCMag

When the government listens to most of our phone conversations, all it learns is how frustrated we are at the cable company or how much bread our spouse asked us to pick up at the grocery store. But for the few people who discuss deep, dark secrets over the phone, there's now an Edward Snowden-designed iPhone case that can detect eavesdropping signals sent to the phone's internal antennas.

It's called an "introspection engine," and it can sniff out the government-surveillance signals Snowden is famous for revealing.

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4 Secrets to Writing a No-Fail LinkedIn Headline

4 Secrets to Writing a No-Fail LinkedIn Headline

 

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When it comes to icebreakers, “describe yourself in three words” is by far one of the toughest. You’re a complex person, with unique ambitions, experiences, preferences, and traits -- how are you possibly supposed to distill yourself down to three mere words?

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Should You Fear Artificial Intelligence?

Should You Fear Artificial Intelligence?

By: Shelly Palmer

Opining about the future of AI at the recent Brilliant Minds event at Symposium Stockholm, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt rejected warnings fromElon Musk and Stephen Hawking about the dangers of AI, saying, “In the case of Stephen Hawking, although a brilliant man, he’s not a computer scientist. Elon is also a brilliant man, though he too is a physicist, not a computer scientist.”

This absurd dismissal of Musk and Hawking was in response to an absurd question about “the possibility of an artificial superintelligence trying to destroy mankind in the near future.” Schmidt went on to say, “It’s a movie. The state of the earth currently does not support any of these scenarios.”

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Microsoft Drops $26.2 Billion on LinkedIn

Microsoft Drops $26.2 Billion on LinkedIn

Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion and WhatsApp for $19 billion, while Google "only" spent $1.65 billion on YouTube, and Yahoo dropped $1.1 billion on Tumblr. Microsoft just put all those social media acquisitions to shame, announcing it will acquire business social network LinkedIn for $26.2 billion to take definitive control of how we all curate our online professional lives.

Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share, with LinkedIn retaining its brand and CEO Jeff Weiner, who will now report to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. This isn't Microsoft's first acquisition in the enterprise social networking space; the company spent $1.2 billion on enterprise collaboration software Yammer Free at Yammer in 2012.

The tech giant buys LinkedIn at one of the company's weakest moments since LinkedIn's initial public offering (IPO) in 2011; a few months back the company's stock price plunged more 50 percent, but as this acquisition shows, it wasn't time to write off LinkedIn just yet.

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Media Security Newsflash

Media Security Newsflash

·       Website Domain Security

eSocial Reports research revealed that even though it’s very difficult to protect yourself against a serious professional hacker who wants to bring your establishment down, it was shocking to know that 80% or more of media houses do not have SSL certificate on their website.

What was even more revealing is the fact that travel companies, hoteliers, tour operators, lawyers, entertainers, governmental agencies and many other web based companies are not securing their content and those of their clients with SSL Certificate.

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Non-Human Traffic, Ad Fraud and Viewability

Non-Human Traffic, Ad Fraud and Viewability

By - Shelly Palmer

Just to be clear: 100 percent of all online traffic is non-human traffic. Humans use specialized tools called “computers” to browse the Internet. Computers are not humans.

Here’s How It Actually Works

A computer running browser software (the “client”) sends a request for information to a computer running server software (the “server”). The computer running the server software answers the request.

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