ZunZuneo: USAID Funded 'Cuban Twitter' To Undermine Communist Regime

barlevg (2111272) writes "In a country where the government severely limits access to the world wide web, ZunZeneo, an anonymous SMS-based social network, drew more than 40,000 Cuban users at its peak, the Associated Press reports. On it, people shared news and opinions about music and culture.

ZunZuneo: USAID Funded 'Cuban Twitter' To Undermine Communist Regime

barlevg (2111272) writes "In a country where the government severely limits access to the world wide web, ZunZeneo, an anonymous SMS-based social network, drew more than 40,000 Cuban users at its peak, the Associated Press reports. On it, people shared news and opinions about music and culture.

Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.

What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?

An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,

Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,

Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12

Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,

Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.

NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.

New MU-MIMO Standard Could Allow For Gigabit WiFi Throughput

MojoKid (1002251) writes "Today, Qualcomm is announcing full support for a new wireless transmission method that could significantly boost performance on crowded networks. The new standard,

Russian GLONASS Down For 12 Hours

An anonymous reader writes "In an unprecedented total disruption of a fully operational GNSS constellation, all satellites in the Russian GLONASS broadcast corrupt information for 11 hours, from just past midnight until noon Russian time (UTC+4), on April 2 (or 5 p.m. on April 1 to 4 a.m. April 2,

Fukushima Photo Essay: a Drone's Eye View

Hallie Siegel (2973169) writes "Here's stunning photos and incredible interactive aerial maps of the devastation, cleanup and reconstruction effort in the region around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Adam Klaptocz of Drone Adventures in collaboration with Taichi Furuhashi,

好看又便携式收音机

这个由韦尔塔卡多佐设计的便携式创意收音机,外观看上去有两个华丽的波纹,它的站立方式是倾斜式的,这相比一般的收音机来说是有独特的个性,有多种颜色可供选择以及USB充电插口,带上这样一个时尚的收音机走到哪都你都是现代时尚的潮人。

Oralce11 客户端的安装和 PlSql Developer 的配置 - ZSDN

关于Oracle11服务器端安装时的配置问题我就不讲了,就是要安装DataBase1和DataBase2。

苹果Homekit合作伙伴Honeywell推出智能恒温器,Nest竞争对手强势来袭

在上周一的WWDC上,苹果刚刚公布了智能家居平台Homekit,用户可以通过时iPhone手机或者iPad对家庭中的灯光、门锁、摄像头、插座开关等各种联网设备进行控制。

8大消费者行为惯性:揭开人类不理性的癖好模式

什么是行为经济学(Behavioral Economics)?行为经济学结合心理学及经济学为基础,来研究影响决策过程的心理因素,揭开消费者「非理性经济」而影响行为的真面目。

【一些事晚报】阿里抢注“双十一”商标

11月4日 一些事 晚报 | 汇总今日最热资讯   1.

索尼已不再而VAIO还是那个VAIO吗?

由索尼个人电脑事业部门独立出来的VAIO最近推出了他们的新品:VAIO Pro 13 mk2。除了处理器例行升 […]

Acer 發表三款 Liquid Leap 運動手環

Acer 日前正式宣佈 3 款 Liquid Leap 穿戴式運動手帶,分別是 Leap Active、Leap Curve 和 Leap Fit。 三款手帶均擁有健身和活動追蹤功能,不過外形設計就略有不同。

Strike Social Says It Can Predict The Results Of YouTube Ad Campaigns

YouTube advertising and analytics startup Strike Social is launching a new feature today called Strike Predict.The company already helps advertisers track the performance of their videos on YouTube and on social networks. CEO Patrick McKenna said that with Strike Predict,

黑莓发布银色版 Passport,别样的高贵

关于黑莓的消息愈来愈少,更可悲的是,即便有消息也大多是最近哪个公司有意向收购它,联想、三星、微软都曾是潜在买主,而其他的新闻无外乎”垂死挣扎”的窘态。

Grownups Sext, Too

We know that sexting can ruin political careers or lead to arrests. But as long as both participants are adults, it’s legal, and a study presented last weekend at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association suggests that it may also be part of lots of committed relationships.

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