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November 24, 2013, 12:55 PM

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NSA infected 50,000 computer networks with malicious software  —  NEWS The American intelligence service - NSA - infected more than 50,000 computer networks worldwide with malicious software designed to steal sensitive information.  Documents provided by former NSA-employee Edward Snowden and seen by this newspaper, prove this.
New York Times:
Balaji Srinivasan / Wired:
Like minds meet online and then travel to meet offline. Will this reorganize the world?  —  Software Is Reorganizing the World  —  For the first time in memory, adults in the United States under age forty are now expected to be poorer than their parents.  This is the kind of grim reality …
New York Times:
Tension and Flaws Before Health Website Crash  —  WASHINGTON — On a sultry day in late August, a dozen staff members of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services gathered at the agency's Baltimore headquarters with managers from the major contractors building HealthCare …
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
FindTheBest destroys “matchmaking” patent, pushes RICO case against troll  —  FindThe Best employees Aly Dupuy and Meghan Harris dressed up as patent trolls for Halloween.  —  Six months ago, a shell company called Lumen View Technology told Santa Barbara startup FindTheBest that it should pay $50,000 …
Jason Schreier / Kotaku:
Reports Of Xbox One Disc Drive Issues Increase  —  As we continue to hear from more and more brand new Xbox One owners who say their disc drives don't work, Microsoft's solution remains the same: contact customer service.  —  That's unfortunate news for affected gamers who thought …
Josh Ong / The Next Web:
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Fed up with slow and pricey Internet, cities start demanding gigabit fiber  —  Slow Internet speeds and a lack of competitive pressure on Internet providers is a fact of life in communities throughout America.  We've seen that competition can make a difference, notably with the entry …
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Wall Street Journal:
16 years after Deep Blue's historic victory, computers augment (not replace) human chess skill  —  Chess-Championship Results Show Powerful Role of Computers  —  The digital revolution has pushed human abilities to new heights … In the world chess championship match that ended Friday in India …

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