Update 6/1/17: Well score one for the little guy! Supreme Court rules in favor of Impression Products who sold refurbished Lexmark Ink. This is ridiculous. Again, mega companies trying to push out the small mom and pop fixit shops. I should be
The European Commission this week revealed a proposed overhaul to decades-old data protection rules in an effort to improve online privacy and Internet security across the European Union (EU) and beyond. However, even before the effects of the proposed rules could settle,
Update: Netflix does a rewind! Abandons the Qwikster plan… Got an email from, Netflix. They’re changing their DVD service name to “Qwikster”? Really? But the same lousy pricing? Here’s the email: Dear xxxx, I messed up. I owe you an explanation. It
Another case for making it mandatory to have peoples personal info stored in an encrypted database: The personal records of some 3.5 million Texans were inadvertently exposed after they were placed on a state computer server that was accessible to the public
Facebook Christmas Worm Spreads Holiday Infection — InformationWeek. PandaLabs, the research arm of anti-malware company Panda Security, says that a variant of the Koobface worm, Koobface.GK, is being spread through the posting of malicious links of Facebook wall pages. Attempting to play
Lifehacker has a great writeup on running Windows apps inside Linux with VirtualBox.
A nice article in Wired:HowTo wiki on how to optimize your fresh Ubuntu installation with a few add-ons