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December 6th, 2016 - The WAN Show Document

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Twitter says they will ban Trump if he Breaks hate-speech Rules

Source 1: http://qz.com/849318/twitter-twtr-says-it-will-ban-trump-if-he-breaks-hate-speech-rules/

Source 2: http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/technology/2016/11/would_facebook

  • Facebook has indicated to Slate that it will not apply its normal community standards toposts from President-elect Trump

  • However, Twitter told Slate, that no one is exempt from their rules - not even the president

  • Twitter’s recently suspended accounts of several leading pundits and activists from the “alt-right,” a pro-Trump movement

    • Linked with notions of white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-Semitism

  • Asked whether Twitter would consider banning gov’t officials or even the president himself, a company spokesperson responded via email: “The Twitter Rules prohibit violent threats, harassment, hateful conduct, and multiple account abuse

    • When asked if that meant Trump himself could have his account suspended, they replied

    • “The Twitter rules apply to all accounts, including verified accounts”

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Casey Neistat and his Beme App Just Got Acquired by CNN for (Reported) $25 Million

Source 1: http://petapixel.com/2016/11/28/casey-neistat-beme-app-just-got-acquired

  • Casey Neistat ended his vlog a little over a week ago

  • Is now selling Beme and their 11-person team to CNN for a reported $25 million

  • Beme itself will be going away, but the team will be launching a new video brand under the CNN umbrella

  • “Casey has tapped into nearly six million really powerful viewers, most of which do not tune into CNN,” the global head of CNN Digital told The New York Times

    • “To build this audience authentically, we believe we need to build something new”

  • Speaking to The Verge, Casey Neistat hit on the main challenge that he’ll have to overcome is that there is a “tremendous distrust” between those six million viewers and traditional media

  • The project, whatever it ends up being is scheduled to launch in the Summer of 2017

Netflix 4K Streaming Requires Kaby Lake, Windows 10, Edge Browser

Source 1: http://www.tomshardware.com/news/netflix-kaby-lake-cpu-4k,33070.html

Source 2: https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2016/11/21/calling-all-gilmore-

Source 3: http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/11/netflix-4k-streaming-pc-kaby-lake-cpu

  • Microsoft announced via its blog that Netflix will stream four new “Gilmore Girls” episodes in 4K

  • The company further notes that you have to use Windows 10, Edge browser, and 7th Generation Kaby Lake processors to watch it on your Windows PC

  • Microsoft introduced “PlayReady 3.0” with the Win 10 Anniversary Update

    • PlayReady 3.0 is a hardware based DRM system that requires dedicated decoding hardware

    • Preventing the video stream from being captured in software or via an external capture device

  • Hardware decoding support for 10-bit HEVC, the 4K codec used by Netflix and other streaming services

    • Currently, only Intel’s seventh generation Kaby Lake processors support 10-bit HEVC decoding

    • Technically NVIDIA’s 10-series graphics cards feature 10-bit HEVC decoding and PlayReady 3.0 support, but aren’t listed as compatible

  • 4K only works in Microsoft Edge, because it’s the only browser that supports PlayReady DRM

Canada Wants Software Backdoors, Mandatory Decryption Capability and Records Storage

Source 1: http://www.tomshardware.com/news/canada-software-encryption-backdoors-fe

  • New Canadian gov’t is looking to further expand its surveillance powers

    • By requiring decryption capabilities for all services, mandatory storage of both internet and phone records for service providers

    • Backdoors that allow interception, and warrantless access to basic subscriber information

  • Last year, Canada passed an “anti-terrorism” law, called Bill C-51

    • This gave new powers to the country’s police and intelligence agencies with little oversight

  • The bill has been criticized for allowing the country’s domestic spy agency, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), to become a “secret police” by extending its powers beyond simple information gathering

  • Also allows 17 agencies to share a wide range of information about Canadian citizens

    • Including medical, financial records, with Canada’s intelligence agencies

  • The gov’t has complained about not being able to intercept some communications

    • And that it should be allowed to use intercept capability against some service providers

  • People can submit their comments on these issues on the government's Public Safety Website

Reddit CEO Actively Altered/Censored User Comments

Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/699831-reddit-ceo-activ OP: TidaLWaveZ

Source 2: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/11/reddit-chief-admits-to-editing-commen

Source 3: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-38165435

  • Steve Huffman said he engaged in a Reddit taboo

  • Reddit’s rules prohibit the site’s executives from editing comments to alter the site’s community voice

  • Over the Thanksgiving holiday, Reddit CEO Steve Huffman conceded that he violated that directive

    • Some negative comments directed at his username “spez”, were substitued with the names of moderators of a pro- Donald Trump subreddit called “r/the_donald”

    • He stated:

“Hey Everyone,

Yep. I messed with the "f*** u/spez" comments, replacing "spez" with r/the_donald mods for about an hour. It’s been a long week here trying to unwind the r/pizzagate stuff. As much as we try to maintain a good relationship with you all, it does get old getting called a pedophile constantly. As the CEO, I shouldn’t play such games, and it’s all fixed now. Our community team is pretty pissed at me, so I most assuredly won’t do this again.

F*** u/spez.”

TL:DR: He says he adjusted stuff, and apologizes

  • r/pizzagate was a bunch of people convinced that a paedophilia ring involving people at the highest levels of the Democratic Party was operating out of a Washington pizza restaurant

  • This incident is believed to be the first known time an executive from the site has altered comments

  • Even Ellen Pao, the former Reddit CEO, didn’t change comments

    • Despite a barrage of insults levied at her last year as the site began cleaning up its community

 

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Amazon Introduces Snowmobile (Fast Way to Move 100PB Into the Cloud)

Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/700309-amazon-introduc OP: .spider.

Source 2: https://aws.amazon.com/de/blogs/aws/aws-snowmo

  • Amazon Web Services is launching the Snowmobile as of Nov 30, 2016

    • Secure data truck stores up to 100PB of data and can help you move exabytes to AWS in a matter of weeks

  • Snowmobile attaches to your network and appears as a local, NFS-mounted volume

  • You can use your existing backup and archiving tools to fill it up with data destined for Amazon Simple Storage Service or Amazon Glacier

  • THEY DEMONSTRATE THE PROCESS WITH LEGOS - NOT JOKING

Authorities Just Shut Down One of the World’s Largest Malware Networks

Source 1: http://motherboard.vice.com/read/authorities-just-shut-down-one-of-th

  • One of the largest botnet infrastructures in the world was annihilated in a joint effort by law-enforcement authorities and cybersecurity researchers in 30 countries

    • The law-enforcement sting was known as “Operation Avalanche”

  • Over 800,000 domains have been seized, sinkholed or blocked

    • Total of 39 servers have been seized, 8 of them located in Romania, and another 221 have been put offline

  • Victims attacked using this infrastructure have lost hundreds of millions of dollars, according to estimates by Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency

  • Over 40 major financial institutions have been targeted, announced CERT-US

  • The botnet “was estimated to involve as many as 500,000 infected computers worldwide on a daily basis,” the Europol said

    • “The Avalanche network was used as a delivery platform to launch and manage mass global malware attacks and money mule recruiting campaigns”

  • There was 20 different malware families hosted

    • Among which were GozNym, Marcher, Dridex, Matsnu, URLZone, XSWKit, Pandabanker, Cerber and Teslacrypt

  • Head of operations at Europol’s Cybercrime Center told The Associated Press that five suspects have been arrested

  • Law enforcement has been working for four years to take down the botnet

  • Loss is estimated at 6 million euros ($6.4 Million USD) in Germany alone

 

Netflix Offline Downloads Now Available

Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/699834-netflix-and-chill-offli OP: shermantanker
Source 2: http://www.theverge.com/2016/11/30/13792376/netflix-offline-downloads-now-available

Source 3: https://media.netflix.com/en/company-blog/downloads-make-it-even-easier-to-w

  • You can now take Netflix with you offline

  • Company announced that members can download in addition to stream series and films at no additional cost

    • You just click the download button on the details page for a film or TV series

  • NOT available for everything

    • Currently Orange is the New Black, Narcos, and The Crown are available for download as of Nov 30, 2016

  • Your Netflix app be up to date to enable this feature

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FitBit is Reportedly Close to Buying Pebble

Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/700244-fitbit-might-buy-pebble/ OP: Sunrocks

Source 2: http://www.theverge.com/2016/11/30/13802996/fitbit-buy-pebble-deal-reportedly-close

Source 3: https://www.theinformation.com/fitbit-to-buy-pebble

  • Sources say that a deal would see FitBit taking Pebble’s intellectual property

    • Such as its OS

    • Would see the Pebble brand phased out

  • Not clear when the deal will be completed, or when it will be announced

  • Sources close to site “The Information” say that FitBit’s offer is believed to be for a “small amount”

  • Comes after Pebble laid off 25% of its staff earlier this year

    • With CEO Eric Migicovsky saying at that time that money was “pretty tight these days”

    • Despite funding rounds in 2015 and 2016 that raised $26 million

UK ASA Concludes No Man’s Sky ‘ads Were Not Misleading’

Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/699862-uk-asa-concludes-n OP: Odspotikins

Source 2: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/38154900

  • Twenty-three gamers made complaints saying that the ads didn’t reflect the finished product and were too old

  • Complaints were made specifically about the game's Steam page, where players can purchase and download the game for PC

  • The ASA has rejected these complaints, with their statement reading that:

    • “We understood that the screenshots and videos in the ad had been created using game footage, and acknowledged that in doing this the advertisers would aim to show the product in the best light. [We] considered that the overall impression of the ad was consistent with gameplay and the footage provided, both in terms of that captured by Hello Games and by third parties, and that it did not exaggerate the expected player experience of the game”

MSI Just Launched an Air Cooler

Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/700915-msi-just-laun OP: off wave surfer

Source 2: https://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/msi_core_frozr_l_cpu_cooler_review,1.html

  • MSI Core Frozr L

  • MSI is releasing two models, the Core Frozr L, and the Core Frozr XL, which comes with a customizable RGB LED

  • Guru3d says it’s “pretty darn good”

  • $49 USD

  • PICTURE of the Cooler

Uber Now Tracks Passengers Locations Even After They’re Dropped Off

Source 1: http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/12/01/5039854

  • In their latest update, Uber gathers user information even when the app is not open during a ride

  • After the update is completed, Uber prompts users to accept the new policy by enabling their phones to make the change

  • Previously, Uber only collected data from the user if the rider had the app open

    • Now, if a rider calls for an Uber and closes the app, Uber says it will continue to collect location data up until five minutes after the ride ends

  • Uber says on their website that they do this to “improve pickups, drop-offs, customer service, and to enhance safety”

  • Uber hopes to eliminate the most frustrating part of the experience

    • The game of phone tag that both the rider and driver play when trying to coordinate the pickup spot

  • The update raises worries for privacy advocates

    • Electronic Privacy Information Center previously filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission

      • Over Uber’s plans to collect more user data

It’ll Soon be Illegal for Businesses to Punish Customers for Leaving Negative Reviews

Source 1: http://www.theverge.com/2016/11/30/13793228/congress-pass-bi

  • Law just needs Obama’s signature to be official

  • Congress has passed a bill protecting consumers’ rights to post negative reviews online

  • Passed by unanimous consent by the Senate on Monday, the Consumer Review Fairness Act will make it illegal for businesses to include a “non-disparagement” or “gag” clauses

    • Which limit a customer’s right to share bad reviews

  • “By ending gag clauses, this legislation supports consumer rights and the integrity of critical feedback about products and services sold online”

The Return of Hall Effect Keyboard Switches

Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/699880-the-return-of-hall-eff OP: NumLock21

Source 2: http://www.tomshardware.com/news/how-hall-effect-switches-work,33105.html

Source 3: http://www.tomshardware.com/news/xmit-hall-effect-keyboard-massdrop,33060.html

 

 

 

 

 

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It's Colton's Fault!!!!!!!!

2 minutes ago, deXxterlab97 said:

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Just now, Daniel644 said:

It's Colton's Fault!!!!!!!!

 

Nah it's ED. Blame all on him even though he looks like a cool guy

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Damn that cooler is beautiful 


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I like this setup way better Linus. Links to what you talk about on your screen. Great.

There is something about Casey that I do not like. He thinks he is cool by dropping shit on the floor. Maybe with his $25M he can afford new glasses.

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1 hour ago, deXxterlab97 said:

Nah it's ED. Blame all on him even though he looks like a cool guy

You didn't see the "We're Live" youtube announcement for the stream starting did you?

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Sponsor Spot Episode FTW !!! 


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So we can expect this to go live on Tuesday then? I don't wanna go down the prerecorded meme route but this is just ammunition :P


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Timestamp : https://youtu.be/1Yp-sh3KuyY?t=31m32s

 

Why do you guys have so many issues with Windows 10? I've had mine installed since release and had no issues gaming, streaming, anything really... does everyone have issues? I have 5 computers setup for Gaming, Storage and Hyper-V and no issues. (Not trying to be a fanboy, just wanting to know as any of my customers that I help build PCs have yet to complain).

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