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Heartbleed bug even buggier than first thought

The so-called Heartbleed bug not only is turning out to be among the most widespread cyber vulnerabilities around, it's also proving tough to detect. London-based security firm Hut3 has found that 95 percent of the software tools designed to determine whether Read More →

Off topic: Inventions and WWI, ‘The Foodroom,’ morality around the world, TL;DR Wikipedia

So you know, 10 inventions that became successful because of World War I include Kleenex and tea bags. "You tell corporate I'm not putting apple slices on my menu" — from "The Foodroom," or what an Aaron Sorkin TV Read More →

Tesla roundup: Shares down; sales in Arizona, N.J.; special delivery from Elon Musk

Some parties along for the Tesla roundup ride today are investors, car dealers and yes, the state of New Jersey. • As the tech sell-off continues, Tesla shares are down more than 2.5 percent as of this post, recovering from a Read More →

They’re using Airbnb for WHAT!??!!?

Savvy sex workers in the Big Apple are adding their own little entrepreneurial twist to Airbnb, the controversial but red-hot home-sharing site, by renting out apartments for quickies, nooners, and afternoon delights. Why, you ask? The bottom line, of course. According to Read More →

Mt. Gox chief refuses judge’s order to testify in his own U.S. bankruptcy case

The founder of the notorious bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has told the U.S. justice system, "nah, I don't think so," in response to a judge's demand that he travel to the U.S. to explain to officials how and why his Read More →

Microsoft’s Scroogled campaign heading for the exits?

Microsoft may be ending its Scroogled ad campaign against Google, according to ZDNet. For more than a year, the software giant has produced ads that slam Google products and services over privacy concerns and alleged deceptive practices. Read More →

Yahoo to report earnings, though investors may focus on Alibaba

Yahoo will report on its first-quarter earnings after the market closes Tuesday evening, and Wall Street will be watching closely – but many investors will be focused on what Yahoo has to say about the performance of another Read More →

On topic: Tech news to know now

Happy Tuesday, here's what's on today's menu. Heartbleed timeline of who knew what when. Also, a hacker from China wasted no time in exploiting the bug. Gmail's updated terms of service now explicitly tells users that Read More →

Quoted: US Airways, ‘plane porn,’ and turbulence on Twitter

"We apologize for an inappropriate image recently shared as a link in one of our responses. We’ve removed the tweet and are investigating." — US Airways says sorry Monday after sending a lewd image attached to a tweeted response Read More →

Google, master student of Washington

Google, according to a recent article by the Washington Post, has mastered the soft game of Washington influence.

Sure, the search giant has evolved its lobbying game beyond the one-person shop it opened nine years ago to Read More →

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