We still don’t have a solid scientific theory of memes; nonetheless, they already allow us to understand why certain things happen the way they do. Memes are “alive”; they reproduce, mutate, and evolve according to Darwinian laws.
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It’s the second Tuesday of the month, and you know what that means… Yep, it’s time for another bundle of essential security updates from Microsoft.
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Since nothing is what is seems, it’s hard to be sure who was really behind the attacks shown in the series. The world still believes fsociety was responsible (and they themselves do too, to an extent), but the truth is that there is a group in the shadows that is pulling all the strings.
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Girls Inc. of San Diego County was founded 50 years ago as a local affiliate of the national Girls Inc. The national organization was started as the Girls Club of America more than 150 years ago, to help young women who had migrated from rural communities in search of job opportunities.
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German parents are being told to destroy smartwatches they have bought for their children after the country’s telecoms regulator put a blanket ban in place to prevent sale of the devices, amid growing privacy concerns.
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If there’s one thing we should all have learnt from our years on the internet it should be this: once you say something somewhere, it’s very hard to take it back and pretend it never happened.
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Millions of websites running WordPress are being strongly urged to update to the latest version of the popular content management system as soon as possible, after a serious security vulnerability was uncovered.
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This weekend British tabloid newspaper The Sunday Mirror warned of a potential “risk to national security” after a memory stick containing sensitive information about Heathrow airport was reportedly “found in the street.”
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Websites are being told that they have until September 30th to pay extortionists $720 worth of Bitcoin, or else suffer a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.
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Stop! Should you really be clicking on that link you just received in your email?
Gmail’s iOS app is now offering some additional safety nets for the unwary.
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