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Some Companies Seek to Wean Employees From Their Smartphones

Some Companies Seek to Wean Employees From Their Smartphones | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Citing better productivity, some companies are trying to wean employees from constant contact with their electronic devices.
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What TurboTax Doesn't Want You To Know

What TurboTax Doesn't Want You To Know | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Over the last year, a rabbi, a state NAACP official, a small town mayor and other community leaders wrote op-eds and letters to Congress with remarkably similar language on a remarkably obscure topic.Each railed against a long-standing proposal tha...
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Google Outlines Gmail Scanning in Updated Terms

Google Outlines Gmail Scanning in Updated Terms | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
According to the revised document, Google software examines incoming and outgoing messages to create targeted ads.
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Windows XP lives on: Avast survey shows 27 percent of its XP users don't plan to switch | PCWorld

Windows XP lives on: Avast survey shows 27 percent of its XP users don't plan to switch | PCWorld | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
XPocalypse? What XPocalypse? A big chunk of antimalware software vendor Avast's users are sticking with XP despite the many risks.
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DailyTech - T-Mobile to Eliminate Overage Charges for All Plans Starting in June

DailyTech - T-Mobile to Eliminate Overage Charges for All Plans Starting in June | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
T-Mobile to drop overage charges, throttle data instead
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The NSA has exploited Heartbleed bug for years, Bloomberg reports

The NSA has exploited Heartbleed bug for years, Bloomberg reports | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Bloomberg is reporting that the Heartbleed bug, which shocked the web security community this week, has been known and actively exploited by the National Security Agency for at least two years....
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Micro 3D Printer Kickstarter Hits The $2 Million Mark In 3 Days

Micro 3D Printer Kickstarter Hits The $2 Million Mark In 3 Days | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
About a few days ago we reported on the Micro 3D printer that begun as a Kickstarter project. The project, according to its creators, managed to hit...
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Heartbleed security flaw may not be as dangerous as thought

Heartbleed security flaw may not be as dangerous as thought | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
After this week's massive Heartbleed bug, one of the biggest concerns was that the bug might leak a website's private SSL keys, the key to the green lock that secures data sent to users. It's...
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Google Glass on sale for one day

Google Glass on sale for one day | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it

Google Glass will go on sale to the US public on 15 April for a single day, the company has announced.

 

Users must be 18 years old and are required to fill in an online form in order to be eligible to buy the device.

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Comcast Complaints Detail Nightmarish Customer Experience

Comcast Complaints Detail Nightmarish Customer Experience | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Andrew Stone is fed up with Comcast. For months, the 27-year-old web designer has begged the cable and Internet company to fix the slow and spotty broadband connection to his Murfreesboro, Tenn., home.

He has resorted to using his iPhone as a hots...
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Windows XP Support Ends; How to Stay Safe with Unpatched OS

Windows XP Support Ends; How to Stay Safe with Unpatched OS | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The 13-year old Microsoft operating system has finally been laid to rest by its creator, at least in terms of support.
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David Letterman: 10 possible replacements - Telegraph

David Letterman: 10 possible replacements - Telegraph | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
David Letterman is retiring after 22 years as host of The Late Show. Who could replace him as America's king - or queen - of late night television? We size up the candidates
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Could This Be The iPhone 6?

Could This Be The iPhone 6? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Green Day, you might not want to sleep through September this year. Rumor has it that's when the new iPhone 6 is set for release.

And, if the leaked images featured on French site Nowwhereelse.fr are to be believed, the gadget rumored to be calle...
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Microsoft Updates OneNote To Match iOS7-Friendly Office Suite | Cult of Mac

Microsoft Updates OneNote To Match iOS7-Friendly Office Suite | Cult of Mac | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Along with the new Office Suite that launched on the iPad yesterday, Microsoft has updated its OneNote app to look like a proper iOS 7 app. OneNote is Micr
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Google Glass: 5 Reasons I Won't Buy - InformationWeek

Google Glass: 5 Reasons I Won't Buy - InformationWeek | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google Glass is available for one day only to anyone willing to plunk down $1,500. Here's why I'm saying no.
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Vicious Heartbleed bug bites millions of Android phones, other devices

Vicious Heartbleed bug bites millions of Android phones, other devices | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Not the exclusive province of servers, Heartbleed can hack end users, too.
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If Republicans Win the Senate, What Crisis Will Mitch McConnell Cook Up Next?

If Republicans Win the Senate, What Crisis Will Mitch McConnell Cook Up Next? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The man who moneyballed the Senate could have new powers after November's elections.
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Neil Young's Long Fight to Restore the Quality of Music

Neil Young's Long Fight to Restore the Quality of Music | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Neil Young has been disappointed by the sound of his own music for more than 30 years.
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Senators propose 'Let Me Google That For You Act' aimed at outdated technical agency

Senators propose 'Let Me Google That For You Act' aimed at outdated technical agency | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Senator Tom Coburn (R-Okla) is well known for his Wastebook reports, annual documents that detail the unwieldy and often absurd expenditures made by the federal government. Now, Coburn and a...
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NYC restaurant inspectors could soon wear video cameras

NYC restaurant inspectors could soon wear video cameras | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Wearable cameras could soon see a more practical application than thrill-capturing GoPros. A new bill introduced by Republican Minority Leader Vincent
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OpenSSL Heartbleed: Bloody nose for open-source bleeding hearts

OpenSSL Heartbleed: Bloody nose for open-source bleeding hearts | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Bloke behind the cockup says not enough people are helping crucial crypto project
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The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A look at which companies have issued a security patch to fix the Heartbleed bug.
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How The Internet's Worst Nightmare Could Have Been Avoided

How The Internet's Worst Nightmare Could Have Been Avoided | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Think of how many times you've typed a password on the Internet in the past two years and then consider this: All that time, you and most of the websites you visit relied on a tiny group of poorly paid programmers to keep you safe from hackers. It tu...
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For One Patent Apple Wants $0.60 per Unit from Motorola; Yet Asks $12.49 from Samsung | Androidheadlines.com

For One Patent Apple Wants $0.60 per Unit from Motorola; Yet Asks $12.49 from Samsung | Androidheadlines.com | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
  In what's sure to dominate the technology press for quite some time, Apple and Samsung are back at it in court and some pretty interesting facts are
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Microsoft plugs Xbox One security hole discovered by five-year-old

Microsoft plugs Xbox One security hole discovered by five-year-old | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Backdoor let users log in by filling password area with spaces.
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Microsoft unveils Office for iPad, free for reading and presenting

Microsoft unveils Office for iPad, free for reading and presenting | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
After years and years of rumors, Office for iPad is finally here. At a press event in San Francisco this morning, Microsoft Office general manager Julia White has unveiled the company’s latest...
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