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We Talked to the Guy Selling a Pre-Hacked Drone on eBay

Brand new, never flown, rooted.<p>The hobbyist drone community is in the midst of a hacking bonanza. Hundreds of drone owners are signing up to online forums that detail methods of circumventing flight restrictions imposed by drone manufacturer DJI, and DJI itself is fighting back against these …

Trump signs executive order stripping non-citizens of privacy rights (updated)

With a stroke of his pen, the president just potentially invalidated a transcontinental data flow agreement between the US and EU which took years to negotiate.<p>The US-EU Privacy Shield agreement is an authorization framework which enables companies to transfer the personal data of Europeans to the …

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Use of Privately Run Immigration Detention Centers to be Reviewed

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has ordered a review to determine whether the government should end its use of privately-run immigration detention facilities.<p>In a statement, Johnson said he directed Judge William Webster, chairman of the Homeland Security Advisory Council, to create a …

AMD Stock Continues To Skyrocket After Zen Unveiling, Up 330 Percent This Year

AMD’s stock began skyrocketing earlier this year, but the rate of ascent is increasing after AMD CEO Lisa Su unveiled the new Zen microarchitecture …

Google Cloud Customers Can Now Use their Own Encryption Keys

Brought to You by The WHIR<p>The Customer-Supplied Encryption Keys (CESK) option for Google’s Compute Engine has been released to general availability, …

Blinded by the light: Tesla offers free sunshades to Model X owners

That panoramic windshield doesn't exactly have the best brightness mitigation, it appears.<p>One of the more interesting design features of the Tesla Model X electric SUV is its windshield. Stretching up over the heads of front-seat occupants, it's quite impressive to behold. But the visors that come …

Salesforce: using Debug Log to Troubleshoot Workflow

Workflow is the most favorite tool available for Salesforce admin for automation (before Process Builder born), even after Process Builder available, …

North Korea readying another nuclear bomb for test – Kim Jong-un

State media reports regime leader also announced more rockets able to carry nuclear warheads will be launched – both moves that would defy UN sanctions<p>Kim Jong-un has said North Korea will soon detonate another nuclear warhead and test launch ballistic missiles capable of carrying them, according …

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How I Used Apache Spark and Docker in a Hackathon to Build a Weather App

Hackathons often inspire engineers to create amazing software. By blending various technologies together, really useful and often fun projects can be …

Garden of zinnia plants grows on the space station

It's starting to look a lot like springtime on the International Space Station. There's a small garden of zinnia plants spreading their green leaves inside the VEG-01 mini-greenhouse, way up in orbit around Earth.<p>NASA released a photo of the young plants inside the module today.<p>Astronauts don't get …

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