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Kaleigh Rogers / Motherboard:
How rural US communities are finding their own solutions to get fast broadband: using emergency services' unused radio towers, private sector partnerships, more   —  Big Telecom has little interest in expanding to small towns and farmlands, so rural America is building its own solutions.
Aug 30, 2017, 9:30 PMIn context
Matthew Gault / Motherboard:
USA's $100M+ 8-year-long effort to bring e-payments to customs and border control in Afghanistan achieved under 1% adoption, missing its target of 75%   —  Will that be cash, charge, or bribe?  —  In the US, electronic payments are a given.  The overwhelming majority of us get our paychecks electronically through direct deposit.
Aug 24, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context
Sarah Emerson / Motherboard:
Google diversity VP affirms the company's belief in diversity and inclusion but says it includes safe spaces for alt. views within equal-employment principles   —  On Saturday, we reported about an anti-diversity manifesto penned by a Google software engineer that was shared widely within the company.
Aug 5, 2017, 7:20 PMIn context
Louise Matsakis / Motherboard:
Manifesto criticizing Google's diversity initiatives on an internal message board circulates within the company, provoking derision and some support   —  Update 8/5/17 6:39 p.m.: This post has been updated to note that Google has written a memo to its employees about the document.
Aug 5, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Ransomware Detained in US After Def Con   —  On Wednesday, US authorities detained a researcher who goes by the handle MalwareTech, best known for stopping the spread of the WannaCry ransomware virus.  —  In May, WannaCry infected hospitals in the UK …
Aug 3, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Jul 19, 2017, 3:55 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
1Password moves away from one-time licensing with a local storage option to a cloud-based $2.99/month subscription   —  1Password is moving away from its one-time license, local storage option, and security researchers are not happy about it.  —  If you're worried about getting hacked …
Jul 11, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Ben Sullivan / Motherboard:
DJI is updating firmware on its drones to prevent hackers from circumventing flight restrictions   —  The tension between drone pilots who want complete control over their aircraft that they bought and DJI, the world's biggest consumer grade drone maker, has come to a head.
Jul 9, 2017, 1:40 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Interviews reveal a slow start for Apple's bug bounty program as some feel financial rewards are too small or reporting bugs would prevent research   —  In August 2016, Apple's head of security Ivan Krstic stole the show at one of the biggest security conferences in the world with an unexpected announcement.
Jul 6, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
NotPetya malware-linked hackers empty BTC wallet, ask for 100BTC for private decryption key in attempt to reset narrative that it's ransomware, not wiperware   —  Hackers connected to the disruptive world-wide ransomware attack that crippled Ukraine and hit computers all over the world have surfaced online.
Jul 5, 2017, 1:33 PMIn context

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