Genevieve Longtin

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‘None of the Web companies are doing anything’ to protect you, say security pros

Tech giants are struggling to protect your privacy. More to the point, they’re struggling to protect themselves from public criticism.<p>And security experts say the biggest companies of them all aren’t doing nearly enough to safeguard consumers. Instead, they’re piling on the features and benefits to …

Ohio Ordered To Recognize Out-Of-State Gay Marriages

The state of Ohio was told by a federal judge Monday that it must recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states, Ohio Public Radio and TV's Jo Ingles reports.<p>The decision follows similar rulings by federal judges in other states and was not a surprise. Judge Timothy Black had said …

GOP steps in an absolutism trap again: Why it’s sabotaging itself on Obamacare

<b>(Ted Cruz, John Boehner)</b><p>The modern playbook of demanding all-or-nothing non-starters may set Republicans up for a reckoning with their base<p>Simon Maloy<p>April 14, 2014 4:17pm (UTC)<p>Way back in December 2012, House Speaker John Boehner helped set the tone for how Republicans would handle unwelcome …

Boehner Primary Challenger’s Ad Is a Joke About Boners

“Your electile dys­func­tion, it could be a ques­tion of blood flow. Some­times when a politi­cian has been in D.C. too long, it goes to his head, …

Google may boost search results of sites that use encryption

Google(s goog) may soon give greater prominence in its search results to websites that use encryption, a move that would indirectly make it more …

Brigade Media Raises $9.3M From Sean Parker To Shake Up American Democracy

Stealthy, unlaunched startup Brigade Media has raised $9.3 million from Sean Parker of Facebook fame, along with unknown sums from Ron Conway and Marc Benioff, TechCrunch has learned. Parker’s investment is personal, and not from Founders Fund, a group that he has stepped back from.<p>In fact, Parker …

Quantenna promises to make Wi-Fi almost six times faster with new wireless chips

Quantenna Communications said it will be able to make Wi-Fi networks run almost six times faster with its latest generation of wireless chips. For consumers, that means you’ll be able to get into the Internet fast lane much more easily with your laptop, tablet, or smartphone.<p>At 10 gigabits a …

Akamai Heartbleed patch not a fix after all

Akamai, the network provider that handles nearly one-third of the Internet's traffic, released a Heartbleed patch to the community on Friday, saying that it would protect against the critical Web threat. Now it appears that's not the case.<p>Writing on his company's blog Sunday night, Akamai chief …

Climate Change Adjustments Must Be Fast And Major, U.N. Panel Says

A new report from the United Nations' panel on climate change says major action is needed, and fast, if policymakers want to limit global warming to acceptable levels.<p>There's an international target to control climate change: keeping the global temperature rise to just 2 degrees Celsius above …

There's A 'Blood Moon' Eclipse Tonight, But Will You Be Able To See It?

It's looking like clouds will obscure Monday night's lunar eclipse for nearly all of the U.S. East Coast, but much of the West and Midwest should be able to see it.<p>As we wrote last week, the total eclipse of the moon — the first visible from North America since 2010 — will start a few minutes …

The French Really Are Different When It Comes to Finding Rapists

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On Monday, French authorities announced that they would DNA test 527 male students and staff at …