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Now, this is interesting…

Let me start today by not only predicting the future, but spreading a rumor!

Rumor: Microsoft Bringing Back the Start Button With Windows Blue

Redmond is reportedly building new version of Windows with the option to boot to the traditional Windows interface instead of Windows 8’s “Metro”-style Start Screen.Read more..

[ Yes. I’m chuckling. ]

Progress Marches On

Twitter Rolls Out Keyword-Targeted Ads

Twitter has added a new layer to its advertising platform that will let partners target their ads based on the content of your tweets.Read more..

[ Isn’t that great?! Just what I’ve been waiting for! ]

Number and Power of DDoS Attacks Skyrocket

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are on the rise and becoming more sophisticated, according to new data from Prolexic.Read more..

* CISPA passes U.S. House: Death of the Fourth Amendment?

The controversial cybersecurity bill has passed the U.S. House and is now on its way to the Senate chamber. Privacy groups believe this tramples on the Fourth Amendment.Read more..

[ What’s kind of weird is, nobody I’ve asked has even heard of a “sispah” {CISPA}.. ]

And let’s not forget the fast and easy money


Okay. I’m done.

It just keeps getting better and better, doesn’t it?

Today’s quote:If you’re going through hell, keep going.” ~ Winston Churchill

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Folks.. that one about the 4th Amendment? And CISPA? Kinda important. I hope you’ll read it slowly and carefully.. Maybe.. write your Senator?

Good thing no one will see this (it’s on WordPress)..



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April 18, 2013 Posted by | advice, computers, consumer electronics, cyber crime, hackers, Internet, Microsoft, News, tech, Windows 8 | , , , | 7 Comments