US Pentagon Changes Its Mind About DJI Drones

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After temporarily grounding its fleet of more than 500 DJI drones in January 2020 over cybersecurity concerns, the Pentagon has finally cleared two of DJI's drones of any security risks. An analysis of the two DJI drones built for government use found "no malicious code or intent" and are "recommend...

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Tech Scammer Who Fooled Cisco, Microsoft and Lenovo Out of Millions Jailed For Over Seven Years

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Register: A scammer who convinced some of the world's biggest tech businesses to send him replacement kit has been sentenced to seven years and eight months in the U.S. prison system. Justin David May, 31, used stolen hardware serial numbers, a plethora o...

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Maybe. . . ?

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Its been a while since I shared some fun music. Our daughters introduced me to the music of Corey Smith many years ago  and we even traveled to see him play few times. The music is gritty, soulful and tells stories that most of us can associate with at one level or another. His music is a wedding of...

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Carriers Agree To Start Sharing Vertical Location Data For 911 Calls

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The three major carriers in the U.S. have now agreed to start providing vertical location data for 911 calls, which will help first responders quickly locate 911 callers in multi-story buildings. XDA Developers reports: The FCC wrote in its announcement, "FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel to...

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