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Saturday May 27, 2017. 06:34 PM
Long-time Slashdot reader williamyf was the first to share news of 'a wormable bug [that] has remained undetected for seven years in Samba verions 3.5.0 onwards.' Ars Technica reports: Researchers with security firm Rapid7...said they detected 110,000 devices exposed on the...
120,000 movies, six minutes. Ars takes the Scarecrow Video tour. (video link) Despite fond memories running to Blockbuster as a kid, these days you probably have fewer video-store options while away at a cabin or vacation home this Memorial Day. Another one of the formative ...
'Rocket Lab: We have lift-off!' wrote long-time Slashdot reader ClarkMills on Wednesday. 'History made as Electron launches successfully from Mahia.' The New Zealand Herald reports: Rocket Lab engineers have started analyzing data from yesterday's historic launch from the...
Enlarge (credit: Owen Duffy) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com—and let us know what you think. If you want to run a ridiculously successful board gaming Kickstarter...
An anonymous reader writes: Fight for the Future has found another issue with the fake comments submitted to the FCC opposing net neutrality. 'The campaign group says that some of the comments were posted using the names and details of dead people,' according to the BBC. The ...
The key to staying relevant in F1 is to never stop evolving. The post 7 Decades of Ferrari F1 Evolution in One Bellissimo GIF appeared first on WIRED.
Enlarge / Amazon's first public grocery store, now open in the Seattle neighborhood of Ballard. But you can't go inside. Pickup only. (credit: Sam Machkovech) SEATTLE—For years, Amazon's worst-kept secret has been its interest in becoming a brick-and-mortar grocery...
Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn't break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Bug Bounties Pay But Piracy Doesn't appeared first on WIRED.
College English departments aren't often havens for genre fiction. But some fantasy writers are starting to change that. The post Why Are Colleges So Hostile to Fantasy Writers? appeared first on WIRED.
Almost 10 years ago, journalist David Kushner had a chance to interview Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, the two creators of Dungeons & Dragons, before they died. Kushner's reporting became a story for Wired, and now he's expanded the scope of his tale into a graphic novel....
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Google argued that it was too financially burdensome and logistically challenging to compile and hand over salary records that the government has requested, sparking a strong rebuke from the U.S. Department of Labor...
Looking for a free-floating, ultralight shelter on the go? We've got you. The post Take a Load Off With These 6 Swanky Camping Hammocks appeared first on WIRED.
Barely three months into its official release, Android Wear 2.0 should still be enjoying its honeymoon period. But the truth is, it never really had one. Despite a high-profile launch and pent-up anticipation among Android enthusiasts, the roll-out has been...
The DigitalPage note-taking app is simple to use and offers a Page Map feature that allows for distinctive cataloging and navigation of notes.
Enlarge / That sharp red line is the high-energy radiation coming from our own galaxy, some of which is produced by the annihilation of antimatter. (credit: NASA/DOE/Fermi LAT Collaboration) Antimatter is rare in this Universe, but the Universe is a pretty big place, so...
Jupiter's full of angry cyclones, it's summer solstice on Saturn, and there's a monstrous supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy. The post Space Photos of the Week: Jupiter, Is That You?! appeared first on WIRED.
To assess the ocean's health, ecology's 'rugged individualists' learned to get with the big data program. The post Ecologists Are Drowning in Sea of Data. These Tools Could Help appeared first on WIRED.
Inside the Defense Digital Service's mission to Afghanistan. Their mission? Make the tech tools used by the US military suck a little less. The post Meet the Nerds Coding Their Way Through the Afghanistan War appeared first on WIRED.
The bitcoin boom is back. But the only real rule with cryptocurrencies is uncertainty. The post Bitcoin Has Come Roaring Back—But So Have the Risks appeared first on WIRED.
Google's DeepMind lab is retiring its Go-playing machine, with an eye on so much more. The post After Win in China, AlphaGo's Designers Explore New AI appeared first on WIRED.
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