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Pre-Halloween Mishmash

Here’s a few Items of Interest for you.

World’s first bitcoin ATM opens in Vancouver

Bitcoiniacs’s kiosk dispenses digital currency from Waves Coffee HouseRead more..

Weaponized Antivirus: When Good Software Does Bad Things

The 8th International Conference on Malicious and Unwanted Software is aimed at bringing forward the latest scholarly research in security, in an atmosphere that allows direct and candid interaction between all attendees. This year’s conference (Malware 2013 for short) launched with a keynote by Dennis Batchelder, director of Microsoft Malware Protection Center, pointing out the hard problems that face the antimalware industry.Read more..

[note: this one’s kinda important to know.. ]

* 6 Ridiculous Science Myths You Learned in Kindergarten

Right around the time we learn to start questioning the ways of this wonderful world around us, our parents start packing us onto school buses every morning, because who the hell has time for all those obnoxious questions? Let the professionals address the budding curiosity of our children; we’ve got America’s Next Top Model to watch. Teachers are better equipped to deal with those questions anyway, right? Right!Read more..

* Here’s something scary .. Boo!


* Also scary.. Adobe Confesses to Bigger Password Hack

Early this month, digital media solutions provider Adobe reported a security breach which compromised password information and credit card data for around 3 million customers…Read more..

BTW Blackberry’s BBM is now available for iGadgets and android devices.

And in case I don’t speak with you before then, please have a safe and a happy Halloween.

Today’s quote:There is a real danger that computers will develop intelligence and take over. We urgently need to develop direct connections to the brain so that computers can add to human intelligence rather than be in opposition.” ~ Stephen Hawking

(Now that’s scary..!)

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October 30, 2013 - Posted by | Android, antivirus, computers, consumer electronics, Internet, iPhone, News, tech | , , , , , , ,

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