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Actor #LeonardNimoy , 'Mr. Spock,' dies at 83. Beloved by Star Trek fans, Nimoy died in his Los Angeles home of pulmonary disease. I'm both honored and sad to write the obit for +CNET. http://www.cnet.com/news/actor-leonard-nimoy-mr-spock-dies-at-83/  cc +Jane Wiedlin +Jeri Ryan +George Takei +Grant Imahara +Rod Roddenberry +Chase Masterson +Wil Wheaton 
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Meet Runcible, a smartphone designed to look like a... pocket watch?!  #MWC15
At least one company says smartphones don't have to be rectangular.
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​Google leaves most Android users exposed to hackers
An executive confirms Google has no plans to fix a security hole in the default browser for older versions of Android, which are relied on by nearly 60 percent of all Android users.
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Nevermind Internet Explorer use dominates browsers, Microsoft Project Spartan goes after Chrome #Windows10
The latest competitor to browser veteran Internet Explorer comes from Microsoft itself. Project Spartan is the company's take on browsing in Windows 10.
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For cyber security experts, #SOTU heads in right direction but probably won't pass Congress 
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Lenovo's Superfish screwup highlights the biggest problem in software (also my last story for CNET!)
By not properly vetting the Superfish adware, Lenovo became the most recent unwitting example of broken links in the software supply chain.
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Microsoft Windows Defender now will remove #Superfish, but it could still herald a dangerous turn for bloatware
The preloaded Superfish adware does more than hijack website ads in a browser. It also exposes Lenovo owners to a simple but dangerous hack that could spell disaster.
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Added link to Lenovo's promised Superfish remover, says it's working with Microsoft and McAfee to "quarantine or remove" the spyware
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Tim Redmond reprints David Talbot's must-read speech: "Don’t be a Stanford asshole" http://48hillsonline.org/2015/01/26/dont-stanford-asshole/
David Talbot talks about different world visions for young educated workers from The Farm. JANUARY 26, 2015 — Editor’s note: Early Sunday morning, I made my way down to the second block of Townsend Street to join in a 24-hour … Continue reading →
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Silk Road founder allegedly admitted site origins to friend
A college friend of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht testifies against him during the trial's second week.
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Driving into buildings: Not a crime. "It’s typical for drivers to face no legal penalties for jumping curbs and destroying property, despite the threat to public safety and the costs they impose."
No sidewalk is safe. Another driver jumped the curb and crashed into a building at Post and Taylor Streets near Union Square on Sunday. Cheryl Brinkman, who sits on the SFMTA Board of Directors, captured this photo of the aftermath and remarked: “I've been keeping a mental list of 'Things we ...
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Mobile ransomware attacks -- malicious software that hijacks your phone or computer for a price -- are spiking
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