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ISP Can’t Have Blanket Immunity From Pirating Subscribers, Court Rules

A New York federal court has dismissed the 'piracy liability' case U.S. Internet provider Windstream filed against music group BMG and its anti-piracy partner Rightscorp. The court rules that, without concrete examples of alleged copyright infringeme.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakApr 20th, 2017

Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, and humanity finally found it

Antibiotic immunity is leading us into an age of unstoppable superbacteria, but one Oregon scientist has a plan to reverse the tide by rewriting bacterial DNA with a sophisticated new tool: PPMOs. The post Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 45 min. ago

It"s Ok to Be Bored. You Don"t Have to Be Busy All the Time.

It"s Ok to Be Bored. You Don"t Have to Be Busy All the Time......»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

Ask Slashdot: Could We Build A Global Wireless Mesh Network?

An anonymous reader wants to start a grassroots effort to build a self-organizing global radio mesh network where every device can communicate with every other device -- and without any central authority. There is nothing in the rules of mathematics.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 1 min. ago

Hackers Leak New Episodes of Orange Is the New Black and Claim More Leaks to Come

Netflix bingers received a weekend surprise when they woke up this morning to find the first ten episodes of the new season of Orange Is the New Black have allegedly been leaked to torrent networks. A hacker group has claimed responsibility and they.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

Toxic algae on the rise as our oceans warm

The rapidly warming Atlantic sees a big boost in toxic algae. Enlarge (credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Global ocean temperatures have been rising, but the consequences of these increases are not fully clear. A recent p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 29 min. ago

Are you sacrificing your privacy for cheaper internet?

The lack of ISP oversight means that customers and companies will have to rely on transparency to navigate around a catastrophic, but avoidable, breakdown in trust. The post Are you sacrificing your privacy for cheaper internet? appeared first on Dig.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 37 min. ago

So long Yik Yak — popular messaging platform bids users adieu

Anonymous trolls may have a slightly harder time starting rumors and spreading gossip, particularly around college campuses, now that popular messaging app Yik Yak has announced its shuttering. The post So long Yik Yak — popular messaging platf.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 1 min. ago

The Handmaid’s Tale is the most horrific thing I have ever seen

Also, it’s weirdly funny. And that’s why you need to watch it right now. Enlarge / The handmaid June (Elizabeth Moss) must wear regulation red, with a bonnet covering her face, to signify that role as a slave designated to bear children for.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 13 min. ago

The best cordless drill you can buy

In the market for a new cordless drill/driver? Here's a quick rundown of the best drills you can buy -- no matter what job you're looking to tackle The post The best cordless drill you can buy appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 37 min. ago

Public defender lambastes judicial ruling to not fix flawed court software

More than 100 state prisoners are “languishing in county jail” due to snafu. Enlarge / The René C. Davidson Courthouse, at 1225 Fallon Street, in Oakland, hosts the Alameda County Superior Court. (credit: Wally Gobetz / Flickr) The public.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 53 min. ago

Ballz is my new digital enemy and favorite mobile game

 I’ve played my fair share of iPhone games, but few have taken over my mind and life like Ballz. From Ketchapp, Ballz is about as simple as it is infuriating. It’s a mix between old-school Pong and Threes. The player starts with a si.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 12 min. ago

Giant companies that won’t buy your startup

 Huge companies in fast-changing, technology-intensive businesses buy startups. After all, they have the money and need fresh entrepreneurial talent to tap new markets and stay abreast of disruption. That’s the collective wisdom about M&A.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 12 min. ago

Game Max Sapphire RGB Case Review

Recently we have reviewed a couple of cases from Game Max, and while they both scored very well, they were definitely aimed at users on a budget. Today, we are seeing what Game Max can offer those looking for a more luxurious case, as the S.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News11 hr. 13 min. ago

No bones needed: ancient DNA in soil can tell if humans were around

This “game changer” opens up a new world of possibilities. Enlarge / Neanderthals and Denisovans probably enjoyed the view from Denisova cave, too. (credit: flickr user: loronet) Humans, modern and otherwise, have lived in Denisova Cave in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 53 min. ago

Encrypted WhatsApp Message Recovered From Westminster Terrorist"s Phone

Bruce66423 brings word that a terrorist's WhatsApp message has been decrypted "using techniques that 'cannot be disclosed for security reasons', though 'sources said they now have the technical expertise to repeat the process in future.'" The Economi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 21 min. ago

May’s most exciting games include ‘Prey’ and ‘Injustice 2’

Gamers looking for new games in May have a lot of things to get excited about, including comic-book fighter Injustice 2, long-delayed sci-fi shooter Prey, and Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia on 3DS. The post May’s most exciting games in.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 37 min. ago

Persona fusion explained: How fusion works in Persona 5, and how to make the most of it

Persona fusion in Persona 5 doesn't have to be a daunting process. Follow this guide to learn how to make the most of it, whether you're trying to please the twin wardens or just fuse the best personas. The post Persona fusion explained: How fusion w.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 29 min. ago

Meet MHL, the easiest link from your phone to your TV

There are more ways to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your TV than you might think. Check out our rundown of MHL for everything you need to know about the wired protocol and its convenient features that can take your phone or tablet up a notch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 29 min. ago

Your wireless carriers are doing better and we have the numbers to prove it

You know them; you hate them. Wireless carriers are rated among the worst companies, but they're doing better by their customers compared to a few years ago. We've crunched the numbers. Here's how much better off we are. The post Your wireless carrie.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 29 min. ago

FAA concludes that drones are safer than you may have thought

Much to drone company DJI's delight, a new FAA-commissioned report assures us that we have nothing to fear when it comes to drones. The new findings say "UAS are far more safe to operate around people than earlier models had assumed." The post FAA co.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 29 min. ago