The new season of a much-loved Netflix series has leaked online early following hack

The new season of a much-loved Netflix series has leaked online early following hack

A hacker who was holding Netflix to ransom following claims they have stolen the new season of Orange Is the New Black has leaked episode online. Variety has confirmed that the hacker, known as The Dark Overlord, uploaded the episodes to illegal file-sharing website Pirate Bay after the streaming service failed to pay an undisclosed amount of money. Netflix released a statement earlier saying: “We are aware of the situation. A production vendor used by several major TV studios had its security compromised and the appropriate law enforcement authorities are involved.“

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PowerPoint and LED projector enable new technique for self-folding origami

PowerPoint and LED projector enable new technique for self-folding origami

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Peking University have found a new use for the ubiquitous PowerPoint slide: Producing self-folding three-dimensional origami structures from photocurable liquid polymers.

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Kill net neutrality and you’ll kill us, say 800 US startups

Kill net neutrality and you’ll kill us, say 800 US startups

Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission announced the first step in its plan to kill net neutrality — reversing the Title II classification of internet service providers. Doing so will remove many regulations placed on big cable companies, allowing them to erect barriers and tolls that impede the free movement of data around the internet. You won’t hear Comcast or Verizon complaining, of course — this benefits them.

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Google’s and Intertrust’s new PatentShield helps startups fight patent litigation in return for equity

Google’s and Intertrust’s new PatentShield helps startups fight patent litigation in return for equity

Google and Intertrust today announced the launch of PatentShield, a new program that aims to help defend startups from patent litigation — in return for a stake in those companies. The basic idea here is to give startups that join the program ownership of a selection of patents from Google’s and Intertrust’s portfolio that they can then use as a deterrent against potential patent litigation from established players in their fields.

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Goodbye Search, Google Is Becoming “A.I. First”

Goodbye Search, Google Is Becoming "A.I. First"

Think the name “Google,” and for most, the first thing that comes to mind is the company’s founding, eponymous product: Google Search. But it soon might be A.I. Google’s first, and still most profitable venture has become so popular for web searches that its name is now the verb to search, and yet in a call to investors Thursday, reporting the company’s Q1 2017 earnings, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company’s in translation.

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Hennessey Just Dynoed The Exorcist Camaro For 959 Demon Slaying Wheel Horse Power – Shifting Lanes

Hennessey Just Dynoed The Exorcist Camaro For 959 Demon Slaying Wheel Horse Power - Shifting Lanes

Mother of god. I think that’s the only phrase that comes to mind when I hear a near 1000 horsepower Camaro. When Hennessey announced the Exorcist, we all knew it was pointed directly at the Dodge Demon. Yea, fine, the Exorcist isn’t a production car but in all honesty the Demon as we know it is BARELY a production car. It’s a drag specialist that was purpose built to do one thing, go fast in a straight line. Same with the Exorcist

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Little Nightmares Launches Today on PS4

Little Nightmares Launches Today on PS4

It’s finally arrived… ‘release week’ is now upon us. That thing developers look forward to and dread in equal measure. Today, you’re free to lock yourselves away, with the lights off and the curtains drawn, and bathe in the primary colours and warm, cuddly characters of our lovely new game, Little Nightmares! It’s been over half a year now since we last spoke about the game here, so I thought it might be nice to talk a bit more about how the game has evolved since its inception and how this evolution has informed our approach.

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Canada, meet Google Wifi

Canada, meet Google Wifi

Nothing is more annoying than losing your Wi-Fi connection when binge watching your favourite TV show or video chatting in a business meeting. From spotty connections to dropped signals, leave your Wi-Fi troubles behind with the help of Google Wifi, launching today in Canada. Google Wifi is a new kind of home Wi-Fi system that works with your modem and internet provider to give you strong, reliable coverage, in every room.

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Russian hackers extort money from Trump’s critics

Russian hackers extort money from Trump’s critics

Russian hackers conducted a series of attacks on American liberal organizations, demanding a ransom for non-disclosure of confidential information they had obtained through hacking their e-mails and networking applications like SharePoint that allows sharing Microsoft Office files, Bloomberg reported citing sources with information from the FBI and private security companies.

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