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Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Ashley Madison hackers: we still have 300GB of employee emails, internal docs, some user chats and pictures, more, but will not dump all of it   —  Ashley Madison Hackers Speak Out: ‘Nobody Was Watching’  —  For the past week, international media has reported on the hack of extramarital site Ashley Madison …
Aug 21, 2015, 4:42 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Ashley Madison hackers post new 20GB archive that appears to include company emails and internal documents   —  Hackers Dump More Ashley Madison Data  —  Over the past few days, people have been digging through 10GB of data apparently sourced from the extramarital dating site Ashley Madison, and its parent site Avid Life Media.
Aug 20, 2015, 2:05 PMIn context
Sarah Jeong / Motherboard:
Google's Patent Purchase Promotion ends with company buying 28% of patents submitted, with a median price tag of $150K   —  How Google Renewed Its Fight Against Patent Trolls  —  Congress killed patent reform last year, but big tech companies are taking the matter into their own hands.
Aug 5, 2015, 7:35 AMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Obama's New Executive Order Says the US Must Build an Exascale Supercomputer   —  President Obama has established a new initiative across multiple government agencies that will focus entirely on creating the fastest supercomputers ever devised.  The National Strategic Computing Initiative …
Jul 30, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Alex Rosenblat / Motherboard:
Study shows that Uber's app for passengers doesn't reliably show the exact locations of drivers, likely as a side-effect of forecasting supply   —  Uber's Phantom Cabs  —  When Heather*, a driver who has been working for Uber for about eight months, opened up the passenger app a few weeks ago …
Jul 29, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
22 Towns in Massachusetts Are Building Their Own Gigabit Fiber Network   —  Large swaths of rural Western Massachusetts are about to get gigabit fiber internet after residents in 22 separate towns decided to join a government cooperative designed to bring high speed broadband to places …
Jul 5, 2015, 6:00 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Profile of Yahoo's Chief Information Security Officer Alex Stamos, man in-charge of securing web properties that collectively serve over a billion users   —  Paranoid-in-Chief: Yahoo's Alex Stamos Wants to Secure the Entire Internet  —  It's an early and sunny Saturday after the week-long RSA …
Jun 21, 2015, 10:10 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Wikimedia switching all of its sites to HTTPS by default   —  Wikipedia Is Finally Encrypting the World's Knowledge  —  Wikipedia, one of the most popular websites in the world, will now be encrypted by default, a change that will better protect its hundreds of millions of visitors from surveillance and censorship.
Jun 12, 2015, 7:40 PMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Netflix is experimenting with pre- and post-roll ads for its own programming   —  What's New on Netflix: Advertisements  —  Netflix is experimenting with advertisements that run both before and after users watch a video.  It's unclear whether or not the company will eventually push ads to everyone.
Jun 1, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
Brian Merchant / Motherboard:
Interview: MakerBot CEO Jonathan Jaglom discusses recent layoffs, retail store closures, future roadmap, more   —  Remaking MakerBot  —  MakerBot Industries is the public face of 3D printing.  And whenever the public face of a nascent, closely-watched consumer technology undergoes …
May 18, 2015, 6:45 AMIn context

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