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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Vicious Heartbleed bug bites millions of Android phones, other devices   —  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Public Health Image Library via Wikipedia  —  The catastrophic Heartbleed security bug that has already bitten Yahoo Mail, the Canada Revenue Agency …
Apr 15, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
HTTPS attack analyzes subtle differences in encrypted traffic to identify pages viewed   —  New attack on HTTPS crypto might reveal if you're pregnant or have cancer  —  As the most widely used technology to prevent eavesdropping on the Internet, HTTPS encryption has seen its share of attacks …
Mar 8, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Scientist-devised crypto attack could one day steal secret Bitcoin keys   —  Exposing a previously unknown weakness in the cryptographic system securing bitcoins, scientists have devised an attack that can steal large amounts of the digital currency when hackers run even unprivileged software on the same computer processing the coins.
Mar 6, 2014, 9:35 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Exclusive: Top Execs Bates and Reller to Depart, as Musical Chairs Begins at Microsoft   —  Two direct reports to new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella — EVP of business development and evangelism Tony Bates and EVP of marketing Tami Reller — are leaving the company, according to numerous sources close to the situation.
Mar 2, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context
Jesse Hicks / The Verge:
This machine kills trolls: how Wikipedia's robots and cyborgs snuff out vandalism   —  At midnight on February 13th, 2014, a Wikipedia user named Lightningawesome added to the list of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic characters a lengthy biography of Lightning Dash, a capricious, lovable filly existing only in fan fiction.
Feb 19, 2014, 7:50 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Gary Vaynerchuk Launches New $25 Million Seed Fund   —  Gary Vaynerchuk, the well-known entrepreneur, is launching a $25 million seed fund, which is backed by Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross.  —  In an interview, Vaynerchuk said it was not a “pure investment play,” but will focus on operating …
Feb 12, 2014, 8:00 PMIn context
Nicole Perlroth / NYT Bits:
The Day the Internet Didn't Fight Back   —  So much for mass protest.  —  A consortium of Internet and privacy activists had long promoted Feb. 11 as the day the Internet would collectively stand up and shout down surveillance by the National Security Agency.
Feb 12, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context
Noam Cohen / New York Times:
Wikipedia struggles with a mobile future as only 1% of edits come from mobile devices   —  Wikipedia vs. the Small Screen  —  The Internet behemoths Google and Facebook have proved they can still attract users and advertisers as their traffic shifts from desktops to mobile devices.
Feb 10, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Owen Williams / The Next Web:
Wikipedia adding celebrity voices to wiki pages to preserve them for future generations   —  A new project called WikiVIP was announced by Wikipedia today that seeks to add the voice of celebrities and other notable people to the online encyclopedia.  —  The project is the brainchild …
Jan 26, 2014, 11:50 PMIn context
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
Jimmy Wales joins UK-based charitable MVNO The People's Operator as chairman, plans international expansion   —  Jimmy Wales's Plan to Save the World With Mobile Phones  —  Jimmy Wales, the founder and public face of Wikipedia would like to give $1 billion to charity, but he doesn't have $1 billion to give.
Jan 20, 2014, 12:40 PMIn context

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