March 26, 2016

Software security needs a new perspective

keys Source code bugs have been a constant in the software industry since the dawn of computers — and have ever been a major source of attacks, exploits and security incidents. With virtually every aspect of our lives and daily business becoming connected and dependent on software in one way or another, the potential destructiveness of software bugs has become orders of magnitude more… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

United Airlines Pilot Arrested for Allegedly Managing 6 Brothels

"It's one of the largest operations I've ever worked on."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Pentagon Militias, CIA Militias Turn On Each Other In Syria

These groups are running wild, and Washington can't stop it

Via: The Daily Caller

X-Files Star's Emotional Reaction to Movie About Child Sex Slaves: 'This Film Will End [Human] Trafficking'

"I had never been a part of a film that had become so meaningful to me."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Artist's Clever Illustration Stumps Social Media Users — Can You Spot the Hidden Egg Amongst a Legion of Easter Bunnies?

"You're the smile this world needs. Thanks for your posts!"

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Remarkable Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Could Succeed Where The VA Has Failed

'Nothing the VA did had done anything to help'

Via: The Daily Caller

Heavy Russian Airstrikes Launched As Syrian Army Fights Islamic State in Palmyra

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Trump less dominant in recent polls

(Paul Mirengoff) The pattern has been the same throughout this campaign season. After each big primary, I look at the polling for the next major contest — e.g., Florida, South Carolina, or Michigan — and see Donald Trump leading by around 15 points. As the primary approaches, there is talk that the gap might be narrowing, and on election day we hear that the late voters have broken in favor of a

Source: Power Line

Sanders Beats Clinton In Alaska And Washington State On Super Saturday

Hawaii is caucusing currently

Via: The Daily Caller

'Stay in Shape': Here's the Reason Why Chris Christie's 60-Inch-Waist Pair of Gym Shorts Was Sold on eBay for $380.00

"Once in a lifetime chance to own something unique."

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Sanders Topples Clinton in Washington State, Alaskan Votes

Bernie Sanders was projected to win Saturday's Washington state and Alaskan Democratic caucuses, easily defeating Hillary Clinton and bolstering his argument to move forward with a campaign to be the party's 2016 presidential nominee.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

US Muslim Anti-Discrimination Group 'Demands' FBI Cancel Informant Program

'The FBI and other government agencies have failed to be transparent and forthcoming with details about the program'

Via: The Daily Caller

Tech and policy can make Bill Gates' 'energy miracle' a reality

low-energy With icons like Leonardo DiCaprio and Bill Gates using their powerful brands and personal convictions to turn the world's focus toward the crisis of climate change and the long-lever arm of energy efficiency, it's time for policy makers and practitioners to get serious about finding ways to take better care of our planet. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

The Latest: Sanders Takes Alaska and Washington State

Sanders is pushing for a trifecta of wins in Democratic presidential caucuses in Hawaii, Alaska and Washington state. 

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Belgium Charges 3 More Attacks Suspects for Terror Offenses

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Bernie Sanders Wins Alaska Democratic Caucus

Bernie Sanders wins Alaska Democratic caucus Saturday. No recent polling in state; Alaska has total of 20 Democratic delegates, including superdelegates

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Bernie Sanders wins Alaska's Democratic caucuses

Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont easily won Alaska's Democratic presidential caucuses Saturday, as he eyed a trio of victories over front-runner Hillary Clinton in the day's contests across the west and in Hawaii.

Mr. Sanders was projected the winner in Alaska with 78 percent of the vote to Mrs. Clinton's ...

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Is Trump Wrong About A Border Wall? One Stunning Chart Has The Answer

'Yes, fences have an impact'

Via: The Daily Caller

Grandparents Killed By Drunk Driver on Way Back From Family Easter Egg Hunt

"This is a terrible tragedy that changed the lives of this family in a split second…"

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Stepmother Accused of Dipping 4-Year-Old Boy's Legs in Scalding Water for 25 Minutes

"She observed skin from Austin's legs in the bath water, uh, his legs to be red appearing to be sunburnt and the tops of his feet to be bleeding."

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"My Therapist Just Laughed at Me"

(Steven Hayward) Larry Whitmore at Comedy Central's "Nightly Show" offers up a five-minute segment on what fools Emory University has made of itself with its outrage over the "Trump 2016″ chalk marks. Worth a watch here. (Trigger warning: Whitmore uses the "n-word"! But it's okay because he's a comic, and they can do that.) Best part: "I had no idea I went to a school with people who had. . . different

Source: Power Line

The Point Man On Puerto Rico's Debt Has A Financial Secret, And Obama Doesn't Seem To Care

Democrats slammed Mitt Romney repeatedly for his Swiss bank account

Via: The Daily Caller

This Satirical Story From the Onion About Obama's Visit to Cuba Apparently Confused So Many Readers That It Had to Be 'Debunked'

"…The Onion is still mistaken for a real news outlet on occasion."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Why every household is about to get a brand-new fridge

A LG representative shows a smartphone with Home Chat in front of a LG smart refrigerator on the final day of the 2014 International CES, January 10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The LG Smart Home system with the Home Chat smart platform allows users to communicate with home appliances via text message. Photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images Today's retail economy is focused on acquisition and retention costs. Getting into people's homes and turning them into long-term brand buyers is the goal, and appliance makers control an untapped resource — the Internet of Things — that can effectively extend a brand or retailer's supply chain visibility into the home. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Pentagon Chief Used Personal Email Account for Nearly a Year

"If you need me this weekend please email me here and cc my work address too."

Source: TheBlaze.com - Stories

Trump's Worldview Links U.S. Might With Economic Bargaining: NYT

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump tells newspaper in interview he might stop buying oil from Saudi Arabia unless it committed group troops to combat Islamic State or reimbursed U.S. for its efforts. Trump says he'd be open to allowing Japan, S. Korea to build their own nuclear arsenals; would withdraw U.S. troops in those nations if they didn't contribute to cost of keeping soliders there "We defend everybody," Trump is quoted as telling the paper. "When in doubt, come to the Uni

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Protesters rally before anticipated decision in Clark case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A large crowd is gathered outside the Hennepin County Government Center to demand charges against two Minneapolis police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a black man.

Twenty-four-year-old Jamar Clark was shot Nov. 15 during what authorities called a struggle. But some who say they saw ...

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E-books are more than just digital facsimiles, and publishers need to realize that, pronto

beach-reading-kindle The Kindle is great for linear fiction, but my biggest frustration is trying to consume content that isn't meant to be enjoyed from first to last page. Travel books are terrible for that, for example: You'll forever find yourself flipping between overview and local maps, the "what to do" section for where you are and the "where to stay" section for where… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Watch: Professor Holds Former Marine's Fussy Baby During Class

"Taking care of others in a time of need … just loving and caring about others — that God's purpose."

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Judge Davis says no

(Scott Johnson) In "Judging the 'Minnesota men,'" I wrote about Judge Michael Davis's experimental sentencing program in the Minnesota ISIS wannabe cases. Based on Andy McCarthy's comments on the program (quoted in the article), I'm skeptical of it. Yet I like and respect Judge Davis. He has capably handled the Somali terrorism cases for several years now. I think it's fair to say that he doesn't suffer fools gladly. (The thumbnail photograph

Source: Power Line

Oakland-based art and tech studio πŸ’ΎπŸŒ΅ takes critical look at A.I.

ai scry Sure, it's technologically advanced, but it lacks a general understanding of what's socially acceptable to say, the real world and the way humans interact. In the last couple of months, Microsoft has had a couple of failed attempts with artificial intelligence. The first involved an image recognition app called Fetch!, which looks at photos of dogs to identify its breed. People,… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Remembering Brussels Attack Victims — From Belgium and Around the World

Among the confirmed dead were commuters and travelers from all around the world.

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Snowden: Belgian Security Forces Had the Information to Stop Brussels Attackers

Snowden said Turkey had forewarned Belgium that suspects in Tuesday's attack were involved in terrorist activities.

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Organization seeks to shield scientists from public scrutiny

BOSTON (AP) - The group has been a fierce advocate for transparency, regularly championing investigations that rely on public documents to hold government officials accountable.

But over the past year, the Union of Concerned Scientists, a Cambridge-based advocacy group that represents thousands of scientists around the country, has campaigned to ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

In Wake Of Brussels Terrorist Attacks Obama Calls For 'Openness To Refugees' [VIDEO]

At least two Americans killed and 14 injured

Via: The Daily Caller

Gillmor Gang: No Flipping

Gillmor Gang Artcard The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Frank Radice, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, March 25, 2016. The Gang floats on the border between virtual fiction and greater reality. Plus, the latest G3 w/ Mary Hodder, Rebecca Woodcock, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @scobleizer, @jtaschek, @fradice, @kteare Produced and directed by… Read More

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Ethics hearing set after Hawaii County mayor indicted

HILO, Hawaii (AP) - An ethics complaint against Hawaii County's mayor will move forward after he was indicted by a grand jury on charges including theft.

The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/21M5g7k) the Hawaii County Board of Ethics is set to hear Kapaau resident Lanric Hyland's complaint on May 10 regarding ...

Source: www.washingtontimes.com stories: Politics

COMMENTARY: Fat-Shaming Is A Fraud, America Is Guilty Of Sexy-Shaming

Mrs. TrumpToo Hot For Liberals

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Editor of Texas Monthly Unleashes on Trump, National Enquirer in Tweetstorm Defending Cruz

"That's pathetic & you should be ashamed."

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Denver Student Withdraws Painting Depicting Officer in KKK Hood From Art Show Amid Police Criticism

"She's passionate about her art, but didn't want to make trouble."

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Shawn Colvin (very) live

(Scott Johnson) I attended the first two nights of the great Shawn Colvin at the Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant in downtown Minneapolis on Thursday and Friday. She winds up her three-night run tonight. Having taken five or six months off from performing live, Shawn is at the top her form. She is relaxed, engaging, warm, funny, emotional and utterly riveting. The layoff seems to have refreshed her. On the first two

Source: Power Line

GOP, Dems conventions set with most eyes on governor race

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - As leaders in North Dakota's major political parties prepare for their conventions next week, even Democrats are focused on the Republicans' marquee race, a three-way contest for the party's endorsement to replace Gov. Jack Dalrymple, who is not seeking re-election.

Republicans expect their three-day state convention, ...

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Virtual currencies create pathways for people in emerging economies

indian currency rupees shutterstock Immense hype surrounds virtual currencies and distributed ledgers these days. Maybe this is inevitable if you combine an inscrutable, cutting-edge technology, its enigmatic origins, and a flow of $1 billion in venture funding thus far. But will these technologies create pathways for people in emerging economies to access and use financial services that meet their needs? Read More

Source: TechCrunch