Morning, everybody, have some enjoyable: You possibly can obtain the Home windows 10 technical preview right here. The brand new code is simply a partial take a look at the approaching working system, one thing which Microsoft informed TechCrunch once more, and once more yesterday. It does begin to area a perspective at what Microsoft has in thoughts for its new platform, nevertheless: An setting the place contact and extra conventional mouse and keyboard… Read More
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In a extremely unscientific however scrumptious experiment final weekend, 380 New Yorkers gave up delicate private info — from fingerprints to partial Social Safety numbers — for a cookie.
“It's loopy what individuals have been prepared to provide me,” stated artist Risa Puno, who carried out the experiment, which she referred to as “Please Allow Cookies,” at a Brooklyn arts pageantThe cookies — precise cookies — got here in flavors akin to “Chocolate Chili Fleur de Sel” and “Pink Pistachio Peppercorn.”
To get a cookie, individuals needed to flip over private knowledge that would embrace their handle, driver’s license quantity, telephone quantity and mom’s maiden identify. Read more...
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