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wired.com — If a physical Amazon Store existed, it'd be a Barnes & Noble grafted onto a Best Buy bolted onto a Costco attached to a Wal-Mart soldered to a Sharper Image duct-taped to a Sports Authority glued to whatever store sells a tub filled with 1,500 live ladybugs.

Hackers Could Take Control of Your Car. This Device Can Stop Them

wired.com — David Schwen | Wheel: Getty Hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have proven more clearly than anyone in the world how vulnerable cars are to digital attack. Now they're proposing the first step towards a solution. Last year the two Darpa-funded security researchers spent months cracking into a Ford Explorer and a Toyota Prius, terrifying...
Jul 22, 2014

RT @ProPublica: Darpa-funded researchers are developing a way to keep hackers from hijacking your car: propub.ca/1A2SsyB @WiredBlair

Jul 22, 2014

RT @ProPublica: Darpa-funded researchers are developing a way to keep hackers from hijacking your car: propub.ca/1A2SsyB @WiredBlair

Jul 22, 2014

RT @a_greenberg: Hackers Could Take Control of Your Car. This Device Can Stop Them wired.com/2014/07/car-ha…

Jul 22, 2014

Hackers Could Take Control of Your Car. This Device Can Stop Them wired.com/2014/07/car-ha…

Why Your Phone Freaks Out When You Get Off a Plane

wired.com — Every time you step off of an airplane, there's a fight going on inside your mobile phone. It's a war for dominance, and it plays out in airports across the world. The casualties are dropped calls, and Paula Doublin is one of the generals. She's the executive vice president with AT&T's Construction and Engineering group.
Jul 22, 2014

RT @WIRED: Why your phone freaks out when you step off an airplane wrd.cm/1sNns3k

Jul 22, 2014

Why Your Phone Freaks Out When You Get Off a Plane | WIRED ow.ly/zrUvu

Turns Out It’s Pretty Easy to Shoot Down a Passenger Jet

wired.com — American officials believe the missile that destroyed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was fired by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine, using a Russian-made system designed for bringing down fighter jets. That brings up the question: How easy is it to bring down a passenger jet with a weapon that's meant to used by trained soldiers?
Jul 22, 2014

RT @WIRED: How much training is needed to shoot a missile at a passenger jet and hit your target? Turns out, almost none. wrd.cm/1pboRgs

Jul 22, 2014

Those theories about how the ragtag rebels didn't have the training to shoot down #MH17? They didn't need training wired.com/2014/07/sa-11-…

Jul 22, 2014

Too easy MT“@WIRED: How much training needed to shoot missile at a jet and hit your target? Turns out, almost none wrd.cm/1p5WD47

The Fasinatng … Frustrating … Fascinating History of Autocorrect

wired.com — David Sparshott Invoke the word autocorrect and most people will think immediately of its hiccups-the sort of hysterical, impossible errors one finds collected on sites like Damn You Autocorrect. But despite the inadvertent hilarity, the real marvel of our mobile text-correction systems is how astoundingly good they are.
Jul 22, 2014

RT @ravisomaiya: "Whenever Bill Vignola typed his own name in MS Word… it was automatically changed to Bill Vaginal." wired.com/2014/07/histor…

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