David Sandoval

David Sandoval

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...even if your 18-year-old mainframe keeps getting flooded and falling over In a warning to all those inclined towards budgetary imagination when finding funds for their next IT project, heed the lessons that are currently being learnt in a certain corner of the midwestern US.…
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Warnings to clean up its act went unheeded, but door remains open for a return Pakistan has banned TikTok, citing the service’s slew of salaciousness as insupportable.…
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Plus: Experts talk voting machine security, 'warming' of relations with infosec community If you're designing a security bug bounty for your organization's products, by all means get the lawyers to take a look, but keep their hands off the keyboard. If it's one thing flaw-finders find too tedious to deal with, which will put them off finding holes in your defenses, it's legalese – and these are people who otherwise spend all day combing reverse-engineered code for typos.…
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The price point for this robotic vacuum is definitely high, but the Alexa-enabled voice control and high-end features make it worth the cost for me.
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When she posted a TikTok in March, Chelsea Gilliland wasn’t thinking about anything other than how dumb coronavirus conspiracy theories could get. Taking on the persona of someone who believed the conspiracies, Gilliland recorded herself talking about how the coronavirus could be a cover-up for a much bigger issue — a conspiracy theory she had seen going around social media. She thought it was a clever joke, and that the point would be obvious to anyone following her. But when she saw a clip of her TikTok included in The Social Dilemma, a top trending Netflix documentary, she started to rethink things. The film paints her as an example of social media’s well-documented issues with misinformation — and it only includes a snippet of the... Continue reading…
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Danish retailer Proshop released a detailed breakdown of their RTX 30 series availability this week showing that they've only been able to fulfill 8% of their RTX 3080 preorders and 14% of their RTX 3090 preorders
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Samsung's latest Galaxy S20 series phone delivers flagship features at a more palatable price point in India.
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Samsung, which is starting its local production of LED TV sets from December, has written to Indian government seeking permission to import till then to ensure business continuity.
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From its more populated world to its interesting elemental abilities, there are a few key ways in which Genshin Impact improves upon Breath of the Wild.
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The Facebook post advertised a special Black History Month workout, saying "slavery was hard and so is this."
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The outside of this Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing is gorgeous, of course. But you have got to see the inside of this thing. Think plaid. Lots of plaid.
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DNA testing companies are rolling out algorithm updates, spotlighting the fickleness of ethnicity results, and perhaps reinforcing some troubling beliefs.
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Business Insider has been keeping track of which firms have announced layoffs, pay cuts, and how they're thinking about recruitment.
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The Vatican denied US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s request for an audience with Pope Francis this week, saying the pope would not see Pompeo in the midst of the American presidential campaign.“Yes, he asked,” Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin told The Associated Press as Pompeo is in Europe for a weeklong visit. “But the pope had already said clearly that political figures are not received in election periods. That is the reason.”Pompeo will still meet with Parolin and other top Vatican officials during the visit, but the pope’s rebuff was seen by some as the latest example of a political rift between the United States and the Vatican. During a religious freedom conference this week, Pompeo issued a strong denouncement of a deal the Catholic Church signed two years ago with China related to the appointment of bishops, which it is considering extending.Donald Trump has taken a hard line against China, as has Pompeo, in the leadup to the U.S. election in November. The secretary of state has also taken unusual efforts to use his political authority to promote religious freedom.“Nowhere is religious freedom under assault more than in China,” Pompeo said at the event Wednesday. He later added that Beijing’s Community Party was working “day and night to snuff out the lamp of freedom, especially religious freedom, on a horrifying scale.”Pompeo rejected claims that he was using his visit to the Vatican to drum up support for Trump ahead of the election, telling The New York Times the assertion was “just crazy.”“We’ve been working on human rights in China the entire time I’ve been part of this administration,” he told the newspaper.Reuters notes that Parolin and Foreign Minister Archbishop Paul Gallagher said they were “surprised” at Pompeo’s public statements, saying he had violated “one of the rules of diplomacy.”“Normally when you’re preparing these visits between high-level officials, you negotiate the agenda for what you are going to talk about privately, confidentially,” Gallagher told the publication.Pompeo wrote an article about the issue earlier this month, chastising the Vatican for signing the deal and saying Catholics were under assault in China. The AP notes the statements irked the Catholic Church and that the Vatican saw the effort as an attempt to win political points back in the U.S.The @StateDept has been a strong voice for religious freedom in China and around the world and has taken steps to hold those who abuse the faithful responsible. We will continue to do so and stand with China's Catholics and religious believers. We call on the Vatican to join us.— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) September 19, 2020“Two years ago, the Holy See reached an agreement with the Chinese Communist Party, hoping to help China’s Catholics,” Pompeo wrote on Twitter. “Yet the CCP’s abuse of the faithful has only gotten worse. The Vatican endangers its moral authority, should it renew the deal.”The Vatican has defended the deal with China. Parolin told Reuters that while it’s not perfect, it “is a matter that has nothing to do with American politics.” “This is a matter between churches and should not be used for this type of ends,” Parolin said.Related... Trump Is 'The Largest Driver' Of Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories, Study Finds Sacha Baron Cohen Has Trump And Coronavirus In His Sights In First Look At Borat Sequel South Park Pandemic Special Comes Right Out And Says It
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