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  • After LinkedIn Clues, FOIA Nets New Details On NSA’s ANCHORY Program
    By on July 25, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments


    v3rgEz writes “After the ACLU’s Christopher Soghoian highlighted NSA programs listed on LinkedIn, Jason Gulledge filed a request for details about the program — and turned up lucky. The NSA released 7 pages of database descriptions of its ANCHORY program, an open-source intelligence data gathering effort. The NSA’s FOIA office said it would pony up more, but only if Gulledge could prove he was requesting the documents as part of a news gathering (more…)



  • Nintendo 3DS Release Date and First Details Revealed
    By on September 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Nintendo reveal first 3DS info at their Fall Conference in Japan

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  • UK Pursues Tax Evaders Using Stolen Bank Details
    By on September 26, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Andrew Smith writes “The UK taxman (HM Revenue & Customs) is reportedly using a stolen list of bank details to pursue wealthy individuals with off-shore accounts. The list was stolen by an employee of HSBC, and gave details of the bank’s customers with money in Swiss accounts. The bank employee fled to France, and the authorities there passed the details on to the UK tax collection agency.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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  • Microsoft Unveils Smaller Xbox 360 Model, Kinect Details
    By on June 15, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    E3 kicked off today, and Microsoft took advantage of its early keynote presentation to show off a ton of new games and features for the Xbox 360. The biggest news for the very near future is that they’re releasing a smaller, revamped version of the console, with immediate availability. It’s black, it comes with a 250GB HDD and built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi support, and it’s priced at $299. Microsoft also put a release date on Kinect, the motion control scheme (more…)

  • New Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood Details & Screens Revealed
    By on May 13, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ubisoft has dropped a few shadowy details about their upcoming Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, following on the heels of the launch of a new teaser site for Ubisoft’s next iteration of their action-stealth franchise.

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  • Playstation Move: New Details On Sony’s Wiimote Killer
    By on March 16, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    A Review and more details and information on the new Playstation Move… maybe better than the wii mote?

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  • Mass Effect 2: Gritty Details And New Trailer
    By on November 8, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    New enemies, info on downloadable content, and much more.

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  • Microsoft Leaks Details of 128-bit Windows 8
    By on October 8, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Barence writes “Microsoft is planning to make Windows 8 a 128-bit operating system, according to details leaked from the software giant’s Research department. The discovery came to light after Microsoft Research employee Robert Morgan carelessly left details of his work on the social-networking site LinkedIn. His page read: ‘Working in high-security department for research and development involving strategic planning for medium and long-term projects. (more…)

  • OnLive CEO Provides Details On Cloud Gaming
    By on September 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    eldavojohn writes “OnLive is a new cloud gaming service that is in beta testing. While it might sound like nothing more than corporate buzzwords creeping over into the gaming world, a new video reveals how the CEO claims his service will work. Perlman explains OnLive’s solution to the video game compression problem and talks about the ’80 ms latency budget.’ It’s pretty interesting to listen to him figure out this budget and where the “costs” come (more…)

  • AT&T vs. Google Voice: Dirty Details
    By on September 28, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Behind AT&T’s snark, Google’s indifference, the rules and what they mean for consumers.

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