TDH – Happy End of Year

This week on the show, I talk about the security community, both in how they try to prove strength, and how the NSA could improve it’s public image. We learn that Google is assembling more robotic companies under their perview, and those crazies with tape over their laptop cameras might be able to say “I told you so”. Facebook lets you donate to non-profits, and hopefully the IEC will make all laptop chargers a standard.

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Obama Urged to Curb NSA Activity

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/us/politics/report-on-nsa-surveillance-tactics.html?_r=0

Google Buys Boston Dynamics

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/14/technology/google-adds-to-its-menagerie-of-robots.html?_r=0

$200,000 to crack Telegram

https://telegram.org/crypto_contest

http://thoughtcrime.org/blog/telegram-crypto-challenge/

New Mac Pros Onsale

http://www.engadget.com/2013/12/18/apple-mac-pro-december-19/

Webcam Spying

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2013/12/18/research-shows-how-macbook-webcams-can-spy-on-their-users-without-warning/

IEC Laptop Power Charger Standard

http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/12/one-charger-to-power-nearly-every-laptop-coming-from-standards-group/

Delta CEO Prohibits In-Flight Calls

http://techcrunch.com/2013/12/18/delta-ceo-grounds-in-flight-calls/

Dish’s Interest in T-Mobile

http://www.theverge.com/2013/12/19/5227504/dish-also-interested-in-buying-tmobile

 

Facebook Frackups:

Launch of ‘Donate’ Button

http://techcrunch.com/2013/12/16/facebook-donate-now-button/

 

6-Bit Byte:

Collins Dictionary’s Word of The Year

http://www.collinsdictionary.com/words-and-language/blog/collinsdictionary-com-word-of-the-year-the-changing-face-of-words,86,HCB.html

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