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Q&A with CIPCUG Session 239

Jes Scott   Is there any merit in investing in any crypto currency granted the current state of the stock market


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News Item:   The cinemas now hiring out their screens to gamers

News Item:   Bots hyped up GameStop on major social media platforms, analysis finds

News Item:   Study Says On-Premises Dining Linked To COVID-19 Spread

News Item:   At Least 30,000 U.S. Organizations Newly Hacked Via Holes in Microsoft’s Email Software

News Item:   Three Top Russian Cybercrime Forums Hacked

News Item:   The Hijacking of

News Item:   Brave is developing its own privacy-focused search engine

News Item:   This tool lets you confuse Google’s ad network, and a test shows it works

News Item:   Why a YouTube Chat About Chess Got Flagged for Hate Speech



Q&A with CIPCUG Session 238

K Edward Lynch   What happens when bitcoin hits the max power available??? Seems like all crypto stuff takes huge amounts of power?

News Item:   The world’s second-most popular desktop operating system isn’t macOS anymore

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News Item:   Apple is already working on developing 6G wireless technology

News Item:   Microsoft is setting the stage for the biggest update to Windows in years

News Item:   Microsoft: Windows 10 1909 reaches end of service in May

News Item:   California can enforce net neutrality law, judge rules in loss for ISPs

News Item:   Fry’s Electronics going out of business, shutting down all stores

News Item:   Best Buy just laid off 5,000 workers and will close more stores

News Item:   VLC will get a new UI this year with 4.0 launch

News Item:   Twitter In Standoff With India’s Government Over Free Speech And Local Law

News Item:   Microsoft Outlook for Windows will let you send emails from aliases

News Item:   Bots hyped up GameStop on major social media platforms, analysis finds



Q&A with CIPCUG Session 237

K. Edward Lynch: What’s the difference between restarting and shutting down my computer?

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News Item:   America’s vaccine rollout has been among the best in the world

News Item:   New malware found on 30,000 Macs has security pros stumped

News Item:   Passing the $1 trillion mark, Bitcoin is almost as big as Google

News Item:   NVIDIA limits RTX 3060 crypto speeds as it introduces mining cards

News Item:   In Nevada desert, a technology firm aims to be a government

News Item:   Coca-Cola company trials first paper bottle

News Item:   Bitcoin consumes ‘more electricity than Argentina’

News Item:   LastPass to limit fans of free password manager to one device type only – computer or mobile – from next month

News Item:   How the rich got richer: Reddit trading frenzy benefited Wall Street elite

News Item:   Using whale songs to image beneath the ocean’s floor


Q&A with CIPCUG Session 235

Sandy Tsutsui-Trujillo   Should I install “optional quality update” 2021-01 (KB4598291)?

Sandy Tsutsui-Trujillo   I think we’ve been hit by malware or spyware on an android system. How do you recommend we approach this?

News Item:   Fewer Children Are Attending School, Remotely and In Person

News Item:   How the NFL’s on-player RFID tags are quietly revolutionizing football

News Item:   Plex Media servers are being abused for DDoS attacks

News Item:   Google launches News Showcase in Australia against Media Bargaining Code backdrop

News Item:   U.S. senators propose limiting liability shield for social media platforms

News Item:   Samsung considers Austin for $17 bln chip plant -documents

News Item:   Nevada bill would allow tech companies to create governments

News Item:   Million-dollar driverless racing challenge coming to Indianapolis

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