Patches Baskerville

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HP Chromebook 11 review

I’m never offline anymore.<p>I have Wi-Fi at home and at the office, nearly every hotel or coffee shop on the planet offers connectivity, and for the rare in-between times, my phone serves as a perfectly usable (if slightly awkward) mechanism for getting on the internet. The only time I <i>can’t</i> get …

Google Malaysia Site DNS Hacked, Credit Claimed By ‘Team Madleets’ Hacker 1337

Google’s Malaysian site has been hacked and replaced with a splash screen giving credit to a group called “Team Madleets.” The normal site has been offline for several hours as of late Thursday afternoon and the page lists a series of handles that are ostensibly part of the team responsible. <b>Updated</b> …

Couchsurfing CEO Tony Espinoza steps down, board searches for a replacement

Tony Espinoza has stepped down as the chief executive of Couchsurfing, with the news announced in a blog post today.<p>Director of member experience Jen Billock has been appointed as the interim CEO, as the board begins its search for the replacement. The blog post stipulates that Couchsurfing doubled …

How Harvey Mudd Transformed Its Computer Science Program — And Nearly Closed Its Gender Gap

Harvey Mudd is known as one of the most elite science, engineering and mathematics colleges in the world. But historically, its computer science department hasn’t exactly been known as a paragon of gender diversity — in 2006, only 10 percent of Harvey Mudd’s computer science majors were female.<p>But …

Demands on Lavabit violated Fourth Amendment, lawyers say

The US government violated the Fourth Amendment right to protection from unreasonable searches when it demanded that Lavabit, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s email provider, hand over the encryption keys to its service, lawyers said in court filings on Thursday.<p>Lavabit founder Ladar Levison …