#Tech ALERT: Severe Vulnerability in ALL Wi-Fi Devices

Products that are known to be affected by this at this time include Android, Linux, Apple, Microsoft Windows, Linksys and more. The list of affected vendors is enormous, and vendors including Amazon, Cisco and Netgear are scrambling to release patches to fix this issue.

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Why I didn’t buy a Samsung or iPhone

The current design trend is the elimination of bezels (the frame around the display) to allow for the largest screen possible while still minimizing the form factor.

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Nazi-Killing Video Game Wolfenstein II Angers Nazis

It’s a hell of a time in America when a video game taking an anti-Nazi stance is considered by some to be to controversial. Yet here we are. The video game Wolfenstein II, the latest iteration of an exercies in killing virtual Nazis, has angered Nazis with an online presence because it is about…killing Nazis. “Make…

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Early Spy Satellites-Nazi Germany and US-Russian Space Race

The threat of a third world war emerged almost immediately after the second came to an end. Two nations had emerged as superpowers, the United States & the Soviet Union. Their ideological differences were vast. Western leaders were worried that the Soviets would develop nuclear weapons of their own & launch them against Europe & the US in a massive surprise attack. T

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Report: Sonic hit with data breach, millions of customers possibly affected

Fast-food chain Sonic Drive-In may have been the victim of a massive data breach affecting millions of customers, according to news reports. Millions could be affected by Sonic data breach The Oklahoma City-based company, which serves 3 million people a day, indicated that credit card customers were most likely at risk after the burger and shake…

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Facebook to provide ads bought by Russian company to congressional committees

WASHINGTON — Facebook said Thursday that it would turn over to Congress copies of more than 3,000 ads linked to a shadowy Russian company, for House and Senate committees’ investigations of Kremlin interference in the 2016 election. The move is an about-face for Facebook, which earlier this month said it had given the ads and other…

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Flying car debuts at Frankfort Auto Show, costs $1 million

As a child I always enjoyed the cartoon “The Jetson’s” with their futuristic robot housemaid and flying cars. Now a childhood dream is soon to become a reality, if you’re a millionaire anyway. This flying car by AeroMobil built in Slovakia only carries two passengers but looks pretty cool and aerodynamic. It still needs a runway to take off, and during flight it appeared a little shaky in the video, but it appeared to land safely and smoothly.  What do you think? Share your thoughts in the comments below and share with others.

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How effective are the US installed Missile defenses in South Korea? 

We don’t know whether THAAD can intercept three or more incoming missiles, Meanwhile, it is estimated that North Korea has around 1,000 ballistic missiles. And if North Korea fires salvo or dozens of missiles in series carrying chemical or nuclear weapons, even one missile that missed/evaded the defense systems would cause catastrophic damage.

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Here’s how you can access your computer from anywhere

Phone home. Edit the files on your home or office computer from anywhere. Even if you conscientiously save your data to the cloud, there always comes a time when you’re away from your home or office and need to edit a file that’s stuck on that computer. While you’re sitting in a hotel room, you…

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Why social media apps should be in your disaster kit

If you aren’t already familiar with social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, it’s about time you learn about them. Social media has become a unique communication tool during times of crisis, elections and to help disseminate breaking news or organize community groups.  Many of these apps are free in the iPhone store or on Google Play for Android, and others are also available online through their respective websites. 

With floodwaters at four feet and rising, a family in Houston, Texas abandoned their possessions and scrambled to their roof during Hurricane Harvey to sit with their pets and await rescue. Unable to reach first responders through 911 and with no one visible nearby, they used their cellphones to send out a call for help through a social media application called Nextdoor.

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