Lipe

367 Added | 1 Magazine | 42 Likes | 12 Following | 9 Followers | @lfforman | Keep up with Lipe on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Lipe”

10 Years of Git: An Interview with Git Creator Linus Torvalds

Ten years ago this week, the Linux kernel community faced a daunting challenge: They could no longer use their revision control system BitKeeper and …

Apple releases iOS 11.1.1 for iPhone and iPad with ‘i’ autocorrect fix

Apple has released iOS 11.1.1 for all iPhone and iPad customers. The latest software update includes bug fixes and improvements including a fix for the notorious ‘i’ autocorrect bug that resulted in an A and [?] character appearing.<p>Users can find the update available through the Settings app under …

How AV can open you to attacks that otherwise wouldn’t be possible | Ars Technica

New AVGater flaw provided key ingredient for hacker to hijack computer.<p>Antivirus programs, in many cases, make us safer on the Internet. Other times, …

Google Attacks Android's Major Problem With Files Go

The great thing about Android is that pretty much any company looking to make a smartphone can run with the operating system. If it wants to tap into a wealth of applications and a strong foundation of an ecosystem, then signing up for Google’s flavour guarantees not only the OS, but a suite of …

Android News

Regulators are eager for driverless cars—and I might lose a bet | Ars Technica

Regulators’ hands-off approach sped Waymo’s introduction of fully driverless cars.<p>Waymo made history on Tuesday, announcing that fully driverless …

Researchers find almost EVERY computer with an Intel Skylake and above CPU can be owned via USB

The Intel Management Engine (IME) is a component of virtually every Intel CPU released after 2008. Think of it as a CPU on top of a CPU; it does tasks separate from the main operating system while the computer is in use. Intel argues that it can be used to do remote administration tasks, although …

DOJ: Strong encryption that we don’t have access to is “unreasonable” | Ars Technica

Rod Rosenstein: We should weigh “law enforcement equities” against security.<p>Just two days after the FBI said it could not get into the Sutherland …

Privacy

Red Hat starts moving its OpenStack platform to containers

Red Hat is still best known for its Linux distribution, but the company has also long offered its own OpenStack distribution and additional services as well. Today, the company launched version 12 of the Red Hat OpenStack Platform.<p>This update includes all of the usual stability improvements and bug …

Red Hat

Open source database startup MariaDB confirms $27M investment led by Alibaba

Open source database startup MariaDB has announced a new $27 million round of funding led by Alibaba, confirming the news that TechCrunch reported in September.<p>As we wrote then, Alibaba contributed the majority of the round, supplying €20 million of the total €22.9 million raised.<p>A range of …

Venture Capital

Microsoft rep installs Chrome mid-pitch because Edge keeps crashing

This is truly half-brutal, half-hilarious. A Microsoft employee was forced to pause his Azure presentation in the middle of a live demo session in order to install Google’s Chrome… because the company’s own Edge browser kept crashing.<p>But here is the best part: this comical occurrence was recorded …

How I cured my tech fatigue by ditching feeds

Gum sales have been relentlessly dropping for the past five years because people don’t look around when they wait in line to pay.<p>On paper, smartphones are amazing pieces of glass. They have magically cured boredom as we always have something to do — those endless feeds of content are a perpetual …

Social Media

Morre Fats Domino: sua vida em imagens

All your Wi-Fi are now belong to hackers (probably)

Sorry to start off your week with some bad news: the WPA2 encryption protocol that protects your Wi-Fi router and connected devices from intrusions is rumored to have been cracked.<p>That means that a hacker who is within physical range of your home or office network could crack your Wi-Fi password, …

Dutch DPA: Microsoft breaches data protection law with Windows 10

Microsoft breaches the Dutch data protection law by processing personal data of people that use the Windows 10 operating system on their computers. …

Developer Demonstrates iOS Phishing Attack That Uses Apple-Style Password Request

Developer Felix Krause today shared a proof of concept phishing attack that's gaining some traction as it clearly demonstrates how app developers can use Apple-style popups to gain access to an iPhone user's Apple ID and password.<p>As Krause explains, iPhone and iPad users are accustomed to official …

App Store

Windows 10 Mobile: Microsoft just put the final nail in the coffin

Microsoft finally confirms that Windows Phone won't get more features or phones.<p><i>Video: Microsoft Lumia smartphones are a hit with police …

Bill Gates

Verizon Says All 3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Were Compromised in 2013 Attack

Yahoo's massive data breach that occurred in August of 2013 affected all three billion Yahoo accounts that existed at the time, Yahoo parent company Verizon disclosed today in a statement on Oath.com, the website for the brand that now encompasses both AOL and Yahoo.<p>Previously, Yahoo said the hack …

Yahoo

Open Sourcing Vespa, Yahoo’s Big Data Engine

By Jon Bratseth, Distinguished Architect, Vespa<p>Ever since we open sourced Hadoop in 2006, Yahoo – and now, Oath – has been committed to opening up …

Big Data

Facebook Sued They Called Me the 'Creepy' Old Guy ... Says 50-Yr-Old

<b>Facebook</b> created a workplace where employees openly mocked a guy for being as ancient as -- wait for it -- 50 years old ... at least according to the …

Mark Zuckerberg

10 things the iPhone savagely destroyed in my life

This week was the iPhone’s 10th birthday, but if I’m going to be completely honest, I was one of the holdouts who didn’t get one until two years ago.<p>For years after the iPhone was released in 2007, I was a hermit who believed that I didn’t need material, worldly possessions. When my dad asked …

Apple Store

Ford built a baby bed that feels like it’s driving around the neighborhood

Some babies won’t sleep unless they get a nighttime cruise around the neighborhood, as many parents (my own included) can attest. That’s why Ford’s latest creation isn’t a car at all – it’s a small cot for babies called Max Motor Dreams (via CNET) that simulates a drive using sound and motion, …

LED Lighting

Ubuntu abandons its phone efforts, will switch back to GNOME

“Convergence” didn't work<p>In a bombshell blog post today (via <i>OMG Ubuntu</i>), Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, the maker of Ubuntu, announced the company will stop investing in its "Unity" user interface for Linux and instead move back to GNOME as a default for the next major version of Ubuntu. …

Linux

Android beats Windows to become the internet's most used operating system

Google has cracked yet another impressive milestone as last month Android reportedly topped Microsoft’s Windows to become the new most used operating system on the internet.<p>According to research from web statistics firm StatCounter, Android accounted for a larger chunk of overall internet usage …

Republicans pull their health-care bill

“WE are going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future.” With those words the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, …

Health Care

Let's all pour one out for Vista, the worst version of Windows

If by some unfortunate twist of fate, you have the misfortune of still using a PC with Windows Vista, I have some bad news for you.<p>Microsoft just …

TwIM is a new standalone Twitter DM app for iPhone with Siri integration and location sharing

TwIM is a new Twitter app for iPhone focused entirely on chatting over Direct Messages. TwIM supports the latest iOS features like SiriKit, 3D Touch, and rich notifications plus other features not supported by Twitter’s official app.<p>Getting started with TwIM is super easy if you’re already a …

This App Can Tell If Your iPhone Has Ever Been Hacked

A new app can detect if something wrong (and dangerous) is going on with your iDevice.<p>It's not paranoia if they're really after you.<p>If you have an iPhone there was no way to figure out if you were really being paranoid or not, until now. Thanks to a new $1 app, you can finally figure out if someone …

Security

Google’s AI translation tool seems to have invented its own language

Jennifer Morris, Writer, Formative Content<p>Back in September 2016, Google launched its Neural Machine Translation (GNMT) system, which uses deep …

The smartphone is replacing one of the most important features in new cars

Clocking around 70 mph on the highway, I tried my best to select the best station without taking my eyes off the road. Except it seemed like the system was working against me — the touchscreen wasn't responsive to my clicks, and the same music droned on.<p>In the interest of safety, my co-pilot …

Google Maps

Marissa Mayer resigning from Yahoo board as company renames itself Altaba

Despite hiccups, Yahoo’s planned sale to Verizon appears to be moving forward — but some portions of the company will be left behind and renamed Altaba Inc.<p>Yahoo is hanging on to its 15 percent stake in Alibaba and its 35.5 percent stake in Yahoo Japan, and those assets will survive as an …

Advertising