维基解密创始人阿桑奇辞去主编一职

维基解密创始人阿桑奇辞去主编一职

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维基解密有了新的“领头羊”。由于维基解密创始人、名义领袖朱利安·阿桑奇(Julian Assange)“处于单独监禁这一特殊情况”,他将主动让贤,让维基解密前发言人克里斯廷·赫拉凡松(Kristinn Hrafnsson)出任新任主编。 ANNOUNCEMENT: Assange appoints Hrafnsson Editor-in-Chief after six months of effective… Read More

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Elon Musk Has Finally Picked a Fight He Can’t Win

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Elon Musk Has Finally Picked a Fight He Can’t Win

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The thing that is really playing badly with investors, who have traditionally given Elon Musk a lot of leeway, is the idea that Musk walked away from a settlement deal that would have made all this go away and allowed him to get on with running Tesla.Chris Carlson/APThe thing that is really playing badly with…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Voting Machines Are Still Absurdly At Risk

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Voting Machines Are Still Absurdly At Risk

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While Russian interference operations in the 2016 US presidential elections focused on misinformation and targeted hacking, officials have scrambled ever since to shore up the nation’s vulnerable election infrastructure. New research, though, shows they haven’t done nearly enough, particularly when it comes to voting machines.The report details vulnerabilities in seven models of voting machines and…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Most Dangerous Object in the Office: Segway Drift W1 E-Skates

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Most Dangerous Object in the Office: Segway Drift W1 E-Skates

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First there were exploding hoverboards. Then came the e-scooter wars. Now Segway is courting the “mobility” market with these $400 electric skates. Unlike the clunky Rollerblades of your youth, these gliders have no boots or straps—just grippy platforms that hold your shoes in place. (That is, until you hit a minuscule crack in the sidewalk,…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Root is a terrific—and fully asymmetric—woodland wargame

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Root is a terrific—and fully asymmetric—woodland wargame

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Uproot your enemies — One of 2018’s hottest board games… involves birds, cats, and a little raccoon? Charlie Theel – Sep 29, 2018 1:30 pm UTC Charlie TheelWelcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Root does something special: it breaks a conflict-heavy wargame with…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | FBI: We can’t listen to Facebook Messenger voice calls. Judge: Tough luck

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | FBI: We can’t listen to Facebook Messenger voice calls. Judge: Tough luck

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Gone baby gone — Fresno-based federal judge won’t force Facebook to help MS-13 investigation. Cyrus Farivar – Sep 29, 2018 12:15 pm UTC Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty ImagesA federal judge in Fresno, California recently denied prosecutors’ request to force Facebook to wiretap voice calls by suspected gang members conducted over Messenger. According to a Friday…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | This arcade is really vintage: Visiting San Francisco’s Musée Mécanique

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | This arcade is really vintage: Visiting San Francisco’s Musée Mécanique

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Insert coin — A look at what arcades were like long before the days of Pac-Man—and even pinball. Eric Bangeman – Sep 29, 2018 11:15 am UTC Enlarge / Look through the window and see your future!Marlowe BangemanWe saw a lot on our family vacation to California this summer: epic coastline views, acre after acre…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Microsoft suspends development of touch-friendly Office apps for Windows

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Microsoft suspends development of touch-friendly Office apps for Windows

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RIP UWP? — The focus is on the iOS, Android, Web, and Win32 versions of the apps. Peter Bright – Sep 28, 2018 10:20 pm UTC Microsoft has stopped developing new features for the touch-friendly Office Mobile apps for Windows 10, reports the Verge. Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, and PowerPoint Mobile first made their debut…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Cloudflare gets into registrar business with wholesale domains and free privacy

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Cloudflare gets into registrar business with wholesale domains and free privacy

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Free, with a fee — Cloudflare Registrar will charge just what the TLDs and ICANN do. Sean Gallagher – Sep 28, 2018 9:35 pm UTC Enlarge / It’s not free, but it’s as close as you can get with TLDs and ICANN taking a cut.CloudflareCloudflare, the content delivery network and website security provider, has increasingly…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Nintendo reveals it invented “Bowsette” before the Internet did

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Nintendo reveals it invented “Bowsette” before the Internet did

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Next up: Waluig-ette? — New “Art of Super Mario Odyssey” book shows official tease of a Bowser-ized Peach. Sam Machkovech – Sep 28, 2018 9:10 pm UTC This month’s major Nintendo Direct video presentation included a reveal of another New Super Mario Bros. game—a Switch port of its last Wii U installment—with one curious twist. It…