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Top Recent Articles Atheist Manifesto eBook: Michel Onfray: Kindle Store
Read books on your computer or other mobile devices with our FREE Kindle Reading Apps. This hugely controversial work demonstrates convincingly how the world's three major monotheistic religions-Christianity, Judaism, and Islam-have attempted to suppress knowledge, science, pleasure, and desire, condemning nonbelievers often to death.Not since Nietzsche has a work so groundbreaking and explosive appeared, to question the role of the world's three major monotheistic religions. 42 Fallacies eBook: Michael LaBossiere: Kindle Store
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To reduce piracy, RapidShare throttles download speed for free users
By Jon Brodkin | Published February 24, 2012 12:39 PM With the government shutdown of Megaupload and voluntary disabling of file sharing at sites like FileSonic and FileServe, the remaining file lockers are naturally getting hit with tons of traffic.
Google tricks Internet Explorer into accepting tracking cookies, Microsoft claims
Google was caught last week bypassing default privacy settings in the Safari browser in order to serve up tracking cookies. The company claimed the situation was an accident and limited only to the Safari Web browser, but today Microsoft claimed Google is doing much the same thing with Internet Explorer.
Why LightSquared failed: It was science, not politics
LightSquared's plan to build a 4G network with satellites and cell towers was, in hindsight, doomed from the start. GPS device makers may be to blame for not finding ways to avoid interference from adjacent spectrum, but government tests showing that LightSquared's cell towers would wreak havoc on the GPS devices that exist today forced the FCC to pull the plug.
Future Chrome version may choose your passwords, and change them when you've been hacked
Google's Chrome development team is working on a system to automatically generate passwords, which would help users secure their online identities with passwords that would be diversified across different sites, and are randomized and thus harder to guess.
AP News: High court dilemma: Can lie about medal be crime?
MARK SHERMAN Published: 39 minutes ago In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, Doug and Pam Sterner are photographed in their home in Alexandria, Va. Pam is the author of a college paper that led to the drafting of a federal law in 2006, the Stolen Valor Act, aimed at curbing false claims of military valor, and Doug exposes phony medal winners.
After first Anon hack, PR firm failed to update other .gov websites
The hacking of the websites of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection on February 17 was the second attack on the agency's web presence in less than a month. Both of the attacked servers were set up for the FTC by the public relations firm Fleishman-Hilliard under the same contract, and ran on servers the firm provisioned from web hosting and cloud services provider Media Temple.
Google hit with FTC complaint, says circumventing Safari privacy features accidental
The Consumer Watchdog advocacy group today asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether Google violated a previous privacy agreement with the FTC by tracking cookies in a way that circumvents default privacy settings in Apple's Safari browser.
Cloud computing: Don't Just Dump Your Business Pro... - Input Output
By Todd R. Weiss Transferring some of your company's IT overhead to the cloud can be a huge productivity booster for your IT team, but if you think that it means that you can move stuff and forget about it, you're missing the point. In real
Hit men, click whores, and paid apologists: Welcome to the Silicon Cesspool - Real Dan Lyons
February 13th, 2012 // 362 Comments It's tough being a journalist, especially if you're covering technology and living in Silicon Valley, because it seems as if everyone around you is getting fabulously rich while you're stuck in a job that will never, ever make you wealthy.
High Orbits and Slowlorises: understanding the Anonymous attack tools
Most members of Anonymous would prefer to stay, well, anonymous. But as the group has engaged in increasingly high-profile attacks on government and corporate websites, doing so effectively and staying out of harm's way have become an ever-growing challenge.
Rick Santorum Wants Your Sex Life to Be 'Special'
Sign up to receive our free newsletters Conor Friedersdorf - Conor Friedersdorf is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he focuses on politics and national affairs. He lives in Venice, California, and is the founding editor of The Best of Journalism, a newsletter devoted to exceptional nonfiction.
Wedge strategy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The wedge strategy is a political and social action plan authored by the Discovery Institute, the hub of the intelligent design movement.
Code from slain spam botnet recycled to steal passwords
By Jon Brodkin | Published February 15, 2012 11:38 AM The Waledac botnet taken offline in February 2010 remains very much dead, but the code used to create the spamming botnet has been retooled for a more sinister purpose: stealing passwords.
Deported Dad Begs North Carolina To Give Him Back His Children - COLORLINES
Every morning since the first of his three boys was born in 2007, Felipe Montes would wake early and prepare breakfast for his wife and children, get his boys ready for their day, change them, feed them and when he could not arrange a ride with another family member, drive them to daycare.
Giant Kim Jong-il statue unveiled
14 February 2012 Last updated at 22:30 ET The late Kim Jong-il (right) is also awarded the highest title of Generalissimo, the same rank held by his late father, Kim Il-sung (left) A giant statue of Kim Jong-il has been unveiled ahead of Thursday's celebrations of the 70th anniversary of his birthday.
Happy Valentine's Day: US government breaks up with LightSquared
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said today that it will not approve LightSquared's proposal to build a national 4G-LTE network, after testing showed that the network would interfere with most existing GPS devices.
Sony Apologizes For Whitney Houston iTunes Price Hike
February 14, 2012 at 3:12 pm PT Sony says it's sorry it raised prices on two Whitney Houston albums at Apple's UK iTunes store, the day after the singer's death. On Sunday, Sony pushed through wholesale price changes that moved the retail price of Houston's "The Ultimate Collection" from 4.99 pounds to 7.99, and "Whitney - The Greatest Hits" from 7.99 pounds to 9.99.
Free Condoms App Upgraded in NYC
Photo courtesy of mozzercork / Flickr CC February 14, 2012 By Matt Williams New York City's Health Department gave a very special gift to the public before Valentine's Day. Health officials announced the NYC Condom Finder app is now available on all major smartphone platforms, including BlackBerry, Windows, Android and Apple iOS.