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Youtube cuts giraffe feed because of smut

US puritans in YouTube have shut down a live feed to a giraffe enclosure claiming it is an X-rated hot bed of pornographic necking.

Millions of people have been watching and waiting with anticipation to witness the birth of a baby giraffe at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, NY and the park set up a webcam to share the precious and educational moment with the world.… Read the rest


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Cellbrite can unlock the iPhone 6 and 6S

Cellebrite has announced that it can unlock and extract the full file system from locked iPhones including the 6 and 6+ with their Advanced Investigative Service (CAIS) product.  Apparently Apple’s encryption is no object.

The Tame Apple Press is furious with the company for daring to prove that hacking an IPhone is a walk in the park and has been running conspiracy stories about how Cellbrite is really an agent of evil government forces who want to take away Apple users Coldplay  and Taylor Swift collections, or something like that.… Read the rest


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Tech reporting becomes more negative

A  new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) claims that tech reporting was not what it used to be and is now a lot more negative.

The report was based on textual analysis of 250 articles from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post from 1986 to 2013.… Read the rest


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Alphabet sues Uber over self-driving car tech

Old carsAlphabet’s Waymo self-driving car unit sued Uber’s autonomous trucking subsidiary Otto over claims that it stole confidential and proprietary sensor technology.

Waymo claims Uber and Otto nicked confidential information on Waymo’s Lidar sensor technology to help speed its own efforts in autonomous technology.… Read the rest


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HP does well this quarter

The maker of expensive printer ink HP appears to have turned a corner.

It reported a 3.6 percent rise in quarterly revenue, largely helped by a stabilizing PC market. Revenue rose to $12.68 billion from $12.25 billion.

However, the company’s net earnings from continuing operations fell to $611 million in the first quarter ended 31 January from $650 million a year earlier.… Read the rest


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Mobile Dialog expects good revenue growth

 

The maker of chips for Apple and Samsung said it expected “good revenue growth” in 2017, indicating a bumper year for high end consumer devices.

Dialog Semiconductor depends for about three quarters of its revenues on smartphone makers, in January already reported a five percent rise in fourth quarter sales to $365 million.… Read the rest


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Sony releases the world’s fastest SD card

Sony has expanded its memory card line-up with the addition of the SF-G series cards – offering what it is claiming some rather impressive ultra-high-speed read and write times.

The SF-G series is supposed to be the world’s fastest SD card and is designed for high-performance DSLR or mirrorlesscameras, offering up to 299MB/sii write speeds, contributing to longer high-speed continuous burst mode shooting for high-resolution images with cameras supporting UHS-II.… Read the rest


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