Publication: ArsTechnica

First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 1 reports

Supreme Court cut Internet streaming to nearly 80,000 Aereo customers

As part of its last-ditch effort to be classified as a cable company, Aereo has filed certain documentation with the US Copyright Office that has made public previously unknown details about the company.At the end of 2013, Aereo had 77,596 subscribers ... [Published ArsTechnica - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Tor developers vow to fix bug that can uncloak users

Developers of the Tor privacy service say they're close to fixing a weakness that researchers for an abruptly canceled conference presentation said provides a low-cost way for adversaries to deanonymize hundreds of thousands of users.The talk previously ... [Published ArsTechnica - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Bacterial antivirus system repurposed to attack HIV where it’s hiding

As part of its normal life cycle, HIV inserts a copy of itself into the genome of every cell it infects. Most of these copies go on to cause an active infection, pumping out new copies of the virus. A few of them, however, go quiet and can persist even ... [Published ArsTechnica - 4 hours ago]
Entities: HIV/AIDS, Virus, Infectious, DNA
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Gamers win free early copies of iOS game, respond by leaking it

[embedded content]Smartphone gamers don't have a wealth of quality first-person shooter options, but in spite of its unoriginal name, Gameloft's Modern Combat  games have been solid enough to lead the mobile sales charts. Ahead of the series' fifth release, ... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Activist group sues US border agency over new, vast intelligence system

Mark StevensFurther Reading Ars editor learns feds have his old IP addresses, full credit card numbersFOIA request turns up 9 years of records, including plaintext credit card numbers.The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has sued the United ... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Climate models that accidentally got El Niño right also show warming slowdown

Enlarge / There hasn't been a strong El Niño in over a decade, which causes problems for some climate models. NOAASpend any amount of time reading climate arguments on the Internet, and you'll undoubtedly hear some version of the following argument: ... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

A detailed look at Yosemite and iOS 8 Continuity features

The new AirDrop: Bluetooth and Wi-Fi working togetherEnlarge / AirDrop in iOS 7 uses both Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi, and Yosemite will use the same version of the feature. Andrew CunninghamApple doesn't list AirDrop on its Continuity page, but the new ... [Published ArsTechnica - 19 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Liveblog: Apple’s Q3 2014 earnings call happens July 22 at 5pm Eastern

Apple's newly split stock price has been on the rise lately. Let's see if this quarter's earnings make it move one way or the other. Andrew CunninghamApple will be announcing its Q3 2014 financial results on Tuesday, July 22 at 5pm Eastern time (2pm ... [Published ArsTechnica - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Senate committee report excoriates Air Force for IT incompetence

The Air Force's failed ECSS logistics system cost more than putting a few GPS satellites in orbit. United States Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mike MearesA full two years after its cancellation, Congress is still taking the Air Force to task for ... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

DOE, commercial partners start world’s largest carbon capture project

Earlier this week, the US Department of Energy announced that work has started on what when finished will be the world's largest carbon capture facility. Located in Thompsons, Texas, the project will capture a portion of the emissions from the coal-fired ... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Apollo 11 turns 45: a lunar landing anniversary retrospective

, at about four minutes before 10:00 pm Central Daylight Time, former naval aviator and test pilot Neil Armstrong became the first human being to stand on the surface of the Moon. About 20 minutes later, he was followed by Buzz Aldrin, an Air Force colonel ... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Search-and-rescue drone mission readies for takeoff after defeating FAA

The FAA had barred search-and-rescue volunteer Gene Robinson from flying this five-pound Spectra styrofoam drone to find the missing. Courtesy ofTexas EquuSearch Mounted Search and Recovery TeamA Texas volunteer search-and-rescue outfit that uses five-pound ... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 19 2014]

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"It's better for us to get 10,000 subscribers in 50 markets than 500,000 in New York City" he said
"We did not ask Black Hat or CERT to cancel the talk. We did (and still do) have questions for the presenter and for CERT about some aspects of the research, but we had no idea the talk would be pulled before the announcement was made" he wrote
...who both emphasized that the new paper is in keeping with a variety of other studies that have come outout in the recent past, with Mann saying, "This looks like a thoughtful and careful analysis that adds further weight to other recent studies (including our own recent GRL ‘Frontier’ article ) confirming that the temperature trends of the past decade do not, as some have claimed, contradict model-predicted global warming. The so-called 'speed bump' in global warming is consistent with the expected random fluctuations associated with natural, internal climate variability."
...community page, Gameloft representative Florian Weber confirmed that this activity was due to the game's pirated leak, and he didn't mince words. " As you can imagine I am really pissed off " Weber said

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A detailed look at Yosemite and iOS 8 Continuit... [Published ArsTechnica - 19 hours ago]
Liveblog: Apple’s Q3 2014 earnings call happens... [Published ArsTechnica - 22 hours ago]
Climate models that accidentally got El Niño ri... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 21 2014]
Senate committee report excoriates Air Force fo... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 21 2014]
Gamers win free early copies of iOS game, respo... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 21 2014]
Activist group sues US border agency over new, ... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 21 2014]
Explaining Continuity: The tech tying iOS 8 and... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 21 2014]
Apollo 11 turns 45: a lunar landing anniversary... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 20 2014]
DOE, commercial partners start world’s largest ... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 20 2014]
Search-and-rescue drone mission readies for tak... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 19 2014]
Ars editor learns feds have his old IP addresse... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 19 2014]
Why Google took years to address a battery-drai... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 18 2014]
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Google+ stops forcing all users to use their re... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 15 2014]
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